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Man threatens pub drinkers with power saw in Sale

A man burst into a pub revving a power saw and threatened terrified customers. Andrew Dicken, 37, ran amok in The Bulls Heads on Cross Street, Sale, Greater Manchester, at 00:45 on 9 February. Dicken earlier admitted affray at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court and was remanded in custody to be sentenced at Manchester Crown Court on 11 March. Source link

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Exclusive: Dell explores sale of cybersecurity company SecureWorks – sources

(Reuters) – Computer maker Dell Technologies Inc is exploring a sale of SecureWorks Corp, a U.S. provider of cybersecurity services with a market value of close to $2 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO – A Dell gaming computer is shown at the E3 2017 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, California, U.S. June 13, 2017. REUTERS/ Mike Blake A sale of SecureWorks, in which Dell holds an 85 percent stake, would allow the latter to trim its $50 billion debt pile, after it decided…

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Flybe will wind up airline if shareholders reject sale

Image copyright Empics Flybe has warned shareholders it will wind up the airline if they do not back a sale to a consortium led by Virgin Atlantic and Stobart Air. The airline said failure to approve a sale would mean investors were unlikely to get anything for their shares. The airline’s board agreed the £2.2m sale to Connect Airways group last month, but the deal needs investor approval at a meeting on 4 March. Flybe acknowledged the offer of 1 pence per share was “disappointingly low”. However, it said it…

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Exclusive: Dell explores sale of cyber security company SecureWorks – sources

FILE PHOTO – The logo for Dell Technologies Inc. is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – Computer maker Dell Technologies Inc is exploring a sale of SecureWorks Corp, a U.S. provider of cyber security services with a market value of close to $2 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. A sale of SecureWorks, in which Dell holds an 85 percent stake, would allow the latter to trim its…

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Altice gears up for Portugal cable network sale: sources

LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) – Debt-burdened telecom carrier Altice Europe is gearing up to sell a stake in its high-speed fiber network business in Portugal, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, with an auction process expected to kick off within a fortnight. Altice, which took control of Portugal Telecom in 2015, is looking to replicate its recent sale of a 49.99 percent stake in French fiber optic business SFR FTTH to three investment funds for 1.8 billion euros. The group, whose founder is billionaire Patrick Drahi, has hired Lazard to sound…

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Adolf Hitler paintings of ‘no artistic value’ on sale in Berlin

Image copyright Reuters Image caption One of the works attributed to the former German Nazi leader Adolf Hitler Three watercolour paintings attributed to the former German Nazi leader Adolf Hitler are being auctioned in Berlin. The separate works depict a mountain scene, a river and a distant figure sat beneath a tree. The watercolours were created in the early 20th Century while Hitler, later guilty of some of the worst crimes in history, worked as a painter in Munich. Auctioneers said that while they had “no artistic value”, the pictures…

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TomTom at a crossroads after $1 billion sale of Telematics unit

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – TomTom will remain independent and grow its core digital maps business, its CEO said on Tuesday after the company agreed to sell its fleet management business to Japan’s Bridgestone for 910 million euros ($1 billion). FILE PHOTO: TomTom navigation are seen in front of TomTom displayed logo in this illustration taken July 28, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Amsterdam-based TomTom faces a turning point after Google broke into the market to supply maps to carmakers last year, striking deals with Renault and Volvo and upsetting a duopoly between TomTom…

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Prince Philip crash: Debris for sale on eBay

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Debris at the scene where Prince Philip was involved in a traffic accident Debris said to be from a crash involving the Duke of Edinburgh was put up for sale on eBay. Seller morbius777 said the debris was from the collision near King’s Lynn, Norfolk, on Thursday. The listing, which has now been removed, said it “may even have Phil’s DNA on it, if you wanted to clone him”. It said all money raised from the online auction would go to Cancer Research UK, with…

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Sale 24-18 Saracens: Rob du Preez kicks hosts to comfortable win

Rob du Preez kicked 14 of Sale’s 24 points against Saracens Gallagher Premiership Sale (18) 24 Tries: James, Solomona Cons: du Preez Pens: du Preez 4 Saracens (13) 18 Tries: Vunipola, Tompkins Cons: Farrell Pens: Farrell 2 Saracens moved top of the Premiership table despite being well beaten by Sale Sharks at the AJ Bell Stadium. Billy Vunipola returned from injury to touch down for Saracens early on but Sam James crossed to cut their lead. Denny Solomona then scored to put Sale ahead while the visitors had Owen Farrell…

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Cervical cancer screening campaigner Natasha Sale dies aged 31

Image copyright Natasha Sale Image caption Cervical cancer screening campaigner Natasha Sale died six days after her 31st birthday A mum who campaigned to lower the cervical screening age from 25 to 18 has died of cancer aged 31. Natasha Sale, who was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2016, launched an online petition in August. The mum of four, from Newton Abbot, Devon, achieved more than 78,000 signatures before her death. Her supporters are now trying to get more than 100,000 before 3 February so that the issue will get…

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