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Westminster ‘terror’ crash was an accident, suspect’s friend says

The crash outside the Houses of Parliament that sparked a terror scare was “an accident”, a friend of the suspect has said.

Armed police arrested 29-year-old Salih Khater after he allegedly ploughed into cyclists and pedestrians in his Ford Fiesta before crashing into a ...

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John Lennon’s killer up for parole for 10th time

The man who killed John Lennon is up for parole again.

Mark David Chapman is scheduled to go before New York’s parole board next week, in what will be his 10th attempt to win release.

A decision is expected within two weeks of the parole hearing.

The now ...

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Genoa bridge collapse prompts state of emergency

A 12-month state of emergency has been declared in Genoa after a bridge collapsed, killing at least 39 people.

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said his government will not wait until prosecutors finish investigating the collapse to remove the concession from the main private ...

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Sean Dyche expects there to be unrest among goalkeepers when all fit

Sean Dyche accepts there is bound to be some unhappiness within Burnley’s goalkeeping ranks eventually after Joe Hart further increased competition.

The Clarets made a surprise move for the 31-year-old this month following the shoulder injury sustained by Nick Pope, who was ...

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Twitter muzzles conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for a week

Twitter is joining other prominent tech companies in muzzling Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who has used tech services to spread false information.

Bosses at the site had been resisting the move despite public pressure, including some from its own employees.


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Warrington Hallmark Hotel offers 2-for-1 afternoon teas until October

TO celebrate National Afternoon Tea Week, Hallmark Hotels is offering 2-for-1 on afternoon teas until the end of October – a saving of around £20 per couple.

The offer is available across 22 of its UK-wide properties including the Warrington Hallmark Hotel on ...

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Walker: De Bruyne injury a blow – but we’ll cope

Kyle Walker is confident Manchester City will be able to cope with the loss of Kevin De Bruyne to injury.

City announced on Wednesday afternoon that midfielder De Bruyne was undergoing tests on his right knee after suffering an injury in training earlier that day.

While ...

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Rangers reject Bordeaux’s bid for Alfredo Morelos

Rangers have rejected Bordeaux’s £3.75million bid for striker Alfredo Morelos, Press Association Sport understands.

The Ibrox club are determined to hold onto their top marksman and have told the Ligue 1 outfit the Colombian is not for sale.

Morelos was the ...

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Pearl Jam’s White House poster criticised

Republicans have condemned a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict US President Donald Trump.

The National Republican Senate Committee compared it to the photo of comedian Kathy Griffin holding a ...

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Rugby star Danny Cipriani charged with assaulting police at Jersey nightclub

England rugby star Danny Cipriani has been charged with assaulting police during an incident at a Jersey nightclub.

The fly-half, 30, was also charged with resisting arrest, common assault, larceny and being disorderly on licensed premises after he was detained in the ...

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Eight injured after horse bolts at county show

Eight people have been injured after a horse bolted during an event at Pembrokeshire County Show.

A horse taking part in a competition threw its rider and jumped a fence into the crowd at the show in Withybush, near Haverfordwest, and knocked several people over.


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Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director

US President Donald Trump is revoking the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan.

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced the decision which sees the president following through on his recent threat.

Ms Sanders cited Mr Brennan’s ...

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Celtic symbolism on papal vestments revealed

The green vestment to be worn by Pope Francis during the papal mass is adorned with a Celtic symbol to represent his historic visit to Ireland.

The sacred item was designed and manufactured especially for the Phoenix Park mass by family-run business Haftina, based in Poland, and the ...

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Brain tumour cells ‘self-destruct’ when exposed to chemical – study

A chemical could cause the cells of the aggressive brain cancer which killed Dame Tessa Jowell to “self-destruct”, new research suggests.

The energy supply to tumour cells, taken from patients with glioblastoma multiforme, was shut off when they were exposed to synthetic ...

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Iain Livingstone confirmed as Police Scotland leader

Iain Livingstone has been named as the new chief constable of Police Scotland.

The senior officer has been acting chief for the force since last autumn, standing in when former chief constable Phil Gormley was suspended during an investigation into gross misconduct allegations, ...

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Marine heatwaves on the increase in world’s oceans

Marine heatwaves have roughly doubled in number over the last three decades and are likely to be more common and intense as the planet warms, research has found.

Scientists recorded all-time high seawater temperatures off the San Diego coast earlier this month and between 1982 and ...

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Police given more time to quiz Westminster terror suspect

Detectives have been given more time to quiz the suspect in the alleged terror attack outside the Houses of Parliament.

Salih Khater, 29, was arrested by armed police after ploughing into cyclists and pedestrians in the silver Ford Fiesta he was driving before crashing into a ...

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Victor Moses calls an end to his Nigeria career

Chelsea and Nigeria wide man Victor Moses has announced his retirement from international football aged 27.

Moses played 37 times, scoring 12 goals, for the Super Eagles – which included featuring at the 2014 and 2018 World Cups – and was part of the side who won the ...

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Steven Gerrard insists Rangers will take the game to Maribor

Steven Gerrard insists Rangers have no intention of sitting on their first-leg lead over Maribor as he promised to take the fight to the Slovenians.

The Light Blues have flown out for their latest Europa League qualifier with a 3-1 advantage after last week’s Ibrox triumph. ...

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England international Cipriani charged with assaulting police at nightclub

England international Danny Cipriani has been charged with assaulting police during an incident at a Jersey nightclub.

The 30-year-old Gloucester fly-half is also charged with resisting arrest, common assault, larceny, and being disorderly on licensed premises, police said. ...

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Tottenham give Georges-Kevin N’Koudou green light to join Mainz on loan

Tottenham have agreed to let winger Georges-Kevin N’Koudou join German club Mainz on a season-long loan, Press Association Sport understands.

The 23-year-old, a peripheral figure under Mauricio Pochettino, is thought to be considering his options before transfer windows close ...

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