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OFF: Mechanics charging over £230 an HOUR in parts of Britain

OFF: Mechanics charging over £230 an HOUR in parts of Britain

Surrey and London are the two most expensive regions in Britain to have work done on your vehicle, with hourly garage rates as much as £14.07 higher than the national average of £67. Despite the ever-increasing cost of service, maintenance and fix work in garages, Motoreasy said it found that more than three-quarters of motorists (77 per cent) admitted they had no idea how much they paid for an hour of labour.



North Korea marks military anniversary with massive artillery drill

The U.S. military has started moving parts of the controversial THAAD anti-missile defense system into a planned deployment site in South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday, amid high tensions over North Korea's missile and nuclear programs.


Philippines lawyer alleges President Duterte link to deaths

Philippines lawyer alleges President Duterte link to deaths

Sabio also said that Duterte began his strategy of killing those suspected of crimes, including drug addicts, when he became the mayor of Davao City in 1988. "As soon as we reach a decision, we will inform the sender and provide reasons for our decision", the office said. According to Calida, President Duterte has openly condemned the killing of innocent civilians in the pursuit of legitimate law enforcement operations.



USA positions SKorea anti-missile defence

The frontrunner in South Korea's presidential election, Moon Jae-in, also denounced the step. Created to shoot down missiles at a high altitude from North Korea or elsewhere, a THAAD battery is made up of six truck-mounted launchers carrying some 50 interceptor missiles, and a fire control and communications unit, which are linked to the very long-range X-band radar system.


Official estimate could upend Trump tax plan before release

Official estimate could upend Trump tax plan before release

Mnuchin has said Trump's tax plan will "pay for itself" by stimulating economic growth. The plan, due out on Wednesday, was expected to include only broad principles of tax changes, not formal legislation, and a proposal to slash the USA corporate income tax rate, with other components still the subject of much speculation.