Businessman ‘leaves 41m’ to Oxfam

In its last annual report for 2016-17, the charity received £19.8m in gifts left to it through wills. Tributes paid to seaplane crash family Seaplane crash family members ‘drowned’ Oxfam scandal: Thousands cancel donations Mr Cousins, 58, who was chief executive of Compass Group, died alongside his fiancee, magazine editor…

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British surfer held in cocaine swoop

Image copyright Policia Nacional Image caption James McNaught is led off the boat in handcuffs by Spanish Police at Las Palmas in the Canaries More news from Cornwall Image copyright Policia Nacional Image caption Spanish authorities praised the “international collaboration” in the operation Mr McNaught was well-known among surfers in…

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Court backs agreed end-of-life decisions

But anti-assisted dying campaigners said vegetative patients are “effectively going to be starved and dehydrated to death”. Previously the Court of Protection has ruled on cases but the process can take months or years, and it costs health authorities about £50,000 in legal fees to lodge an appeal. The ruling…

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