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Lloyds killed plan for £300bn Standard Life insurance merger



News February 17, 2018


Sky News has learnt that Lloyds Banking Group and Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) had reached an advanced stage of talks about pooling their respective life insurance operations into a subsidiary of the ‎bank.The venture would have...

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Lavrov: US indictments against Russians 'jut blabber'



News February 17, 2018


Sergei Lavrov, the country's foreign minister, said at a summit of world leaders that the indictments were simply "allegations multiplying".On Friday, the US special counsel, Robert Mueller, brought indictments that alleged an ela...

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Pyeongchang Winter Olympics: Lizzy Yarnold wins Team GB's first gold medal



News February 17, 2018


The 29-year-old, who had also won in Sochi 2014, overcame dizzy spells to win her second successive women's skeleton gold medal.She also became the first Briton to successfully defend a Winter Olympics title.Finishing four runs in...

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Lizzy Yarnold claims skeleton gold for Team GB at Winter Olympics with Laura Deas taking bronze



News February 17, 2018


Yarnold stormed down the Olympic Sliding Centre track in 51.46 seconds, beating the track record she set on Friday, and then watched third-run leader Janine Flock make a mess of her final run.Flock's disappointment was compounded ...

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Winter Olympics: Elise Christie carried off on stretcher after crash



News February 17, 2018


The 27-year-old Great Britain medal hope fell on the last bend of the 1,500m race and was taken out of the Gangneung Ice Arena on a stretcher.She tried to cut through to take second place but took out Li Jinyu of China and slid in...

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