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FCA investigates Wise CEO Kristo Kaarmann over tax default

FCA investigates Wise CEO Kristo Kaarmann over tax default

Christ Kaarmann, CEO and co-founder of Wise. Eoin Noonan | Sports archive | fake images UK regulators are investigating the chief executive of £3.9bn ($4.8bn) fintech firm Wise after tax authorities found he failed to pay a tax bill worth more than £720,000. Kristo Kaarmann, who co-founded Wise in 2011, was recently fined £365,651 by …

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European markets open to close, data, earnings, G-7, Ukraine

European markets open to close, data, earnings, G-7, Ukraine

LONDON — European stocks rose on Monday, continuing a positive trend seen at the end of last week’s trading. The pan-European Stoxx 600 index added 0.7% in early trading, with basic resources rising 2.9% to lead gains as all sectors and major stocks entered positive territory. Monday’s bullish open comes after the blue-chip European index …

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Baltic nations push for change at NATO summit

Baltic nations push for change at NATO summit

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda has said he plans to raise a confrontation with Russia at this week’s NATO summit. Images Alliance | Images Alliance | fake images Everything changed when Russia invaded Ukraine and NATO’s defense strategy must now take into account the new security environment on Europe’s eastern flank. That is the coordinated message …

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How to find a hidden spy camera in hotel rooms and rental homes

How to find a hidden spy camera in hotel rooms and rental homes

Nearly 60% of Americans said they were concerned about hidden cameras in Airbnb homes in 2019. And 11% of vacation home renters said they had discovered a hidden camera during a stay, according to a survey by property investment firm IPX1031. Spy cameras are not a new problem. In South Korea, more than 30,000 cases …

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British PM warns Russian takeover of Ukraine would be 'absolutely catastrophic' for the world

British PM warns Russian takeover of Ukraine would be ‘absolutely catastrophic’ for the world

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pose for a photo before a meeting, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine, June 17, 2022. Presidential Press Service of Ukraine | via Reuters British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned on Sunday that if Russia is successful in its takeover of Ukraine, …

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World Health Organization says monkeypox is not a global health emergency right now

World Health Organization says monkeypox is not a global health emergency right now

The World Health Organization said on Saturday that the rapid spread of monkeypox in dozens of countries does not represent a global health emergency at this time. However, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus described monkeypox as an evolving health threat and urged governments around the world to step up surveillance, contact tracing, testing and ensure …

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