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Soul star Sharon Jones dies, aged 60


The soul singer Sharon Jones has died, aged 60. A statement was posted on the website of Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, reading: “We are deeply saddened to announce that Sharon Jones has passed away after a heroic battle against pancreatic cancer. She was surrounded by her loved ones, including the Dap-Kings.”



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Ex-UBS / Citi trader writes from prison

Tom Hayes, the trader jailed last year for his role in attempts to manipulate Libor, has written to the head of the Serious Fraud Office over fresh claims that the Bank of England was aware of how the key benchmark was “lowballed” in the run-up to the financial crisis.