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Police reveal $10M ransom demand for missing wife of Norwegian businessman

Police reveal $10M ransom demand for missing wife of Norwegian businessman

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The wife of one of the richest men in Norway is believed to have been kidnapped after police revealed her husband received a note asking for over $ 10 million in the cryptocurrency Monero as ransom. Anne-Elisabeth Flakevic Hagen, wife of Norwegian real estate investor and electric company owner Tom Hagen, went missing on Oct. 31 of last year. Hagen found a note left on the couple's home asking for the ransom, but police did not disclose when specifically the note was found. Information regarding Flakevic's disappearance was not made public before because Hagen received a note from the suspected kidnappers threatening to kill his wife if he got the police involved, Norwegian newspaper VG reported. However, police are now making the information public as their investigation has yield...
‘That’s my present for my wife’: Tottenham seal 2-6 victory over Everton on Mauricio Pochettino’s 26th wedding anniversary

‘That’s my present for my wife’: Tottenham seal 2-6 victory over Everton on Mauricio Pochettino’s 26th wedding anniversary

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Tottenham’s thrilling 2-6 victory at Everton coincidentally came on Mauricio’s Pochettino’s 26th wedding anniversary.The Spurs boss had two reasons to celebrate after his side blew the Toffees away with a breath-taking exhibition of attacking football, with the scoreline reflecting the number of years he has been with his wife. Harry Kane and Heung-min Son both hit doubles, while Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen chipped in to complete a special day for their manager. Pochettino was delighted with his team’s stunning display He told talkSPORT: “It’s a double celebration because of the amazing result, 2-6, and another because today is my anniversary – I got married with my wife 26-years ago. “What a coincidence, no? 26 ye...
Sean Cox: Liverpool v Roma attack victim's wife on impact of serious assault

Sean Cox: Liverpool v Roma attack victim's wife on impact of serious assault

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Media playback is not supported on this device "Sean went to a match in April and he never came home, that's the reality of it."This is the stark truth Martina Cox is facing, after her husband Sean Cox was attacked before Liverpool's Champions League semi-final against Roma in April, outside Anfield.She says the attack lasted just 17 seconds. But that 17 seconds will have a lifetime effect on her 53-year-old husband, who now cannot talk, walk or sit up unaided. Described as an "absolutely huge supporter" by his wife, Mr Cox had made a last-minute decision to travel to ...
UK 'now standing up' for academic jailed in UAE – wife

UK 'now standing up' for academic jailed in UAE – wife

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The wife of a British academic jailed for life in the United Arab Emirates for allegedly spying says Jeremy Hunt has vowed to do "everything in his power" to secure his release. Speaking after meeting the foreign secretary in London, Daniela Tejada said Mr Hunt had assured her he was committed to seeing Matthew Hedges freed and returned to the UK.The 31-year-old PhD student was sentenced to life behind bars at a court in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, six months after he was arrested at Dubai Airport and accused of spying in the UAE.Ms Tejada told reporters outside the Foreign Office that seeing him "shaken" in court was "beyond heartbreaking", and was pleased the UK government was "now standing up for one of their citizens".She added: "This is not a fight I can win alone." ...