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MPs will kill off prospect of no-deal Brexit next week, says Sir Vince Cable

MPs will “kill off” any prospect of a no-deal Brexit in crucial House of Commons votes next week, the Liberal Democrat leader has predicted.

Sir Vince Cable said he believed there was now a “sufficient number” of members opposed to  remove this as a ...

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Place in hell for those who call for border poll without a plan, says Eastwood

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood has said there would be a special place in hell for those who call for a referendum on Irish unity without a plan.

Mr Eastwood said a border poll should not be held until work to build a new and reconciled Ireland was completed.

Sinn Fein has ...

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Tommy Robinson urges supporters to cancel TV licences in protest against BBC

Controversial activist Tommy Robinson called on supporters to cancel their TV licences as thousands gathered outside BBC headquarters for a demonstration.

The former English Defence League leader, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, held the protest to screen the film ...

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UK basks in above-average temperatures as mild weather continues

Parts of the UK have been enjoying above-average temperatures which are expected to last into next week.

An unseasonably mild 17.6C was recorded in London on Saturday, while the Met Office believes Friday into Saturday was likely one of the warmest February nights on record with ...

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Police force discriminated against white heterosexual male, tribunal rules

A police force which rejected a potential star recruit because he is a white heterosexual male has been found guilty of discrimination.

Matthew Furlong, 25, whose father is a serving detective inspector in Cheshire Police, had hoped to follow in his footsteps when he applied to join ...

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Wood hopes to have earned his England place with or without Archer

Mark Wood is not letting the constant speculation about Jofra Archer keep him up at night but admits the Sussex paceman will be a “world class” option for England.

Archer’s imminent availability has loomed large over the ongoing tour of the Caribbean, not only ...

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Proud Cushing hails character of City players after penalty shoot-out triumph

Manchester City Women boss Nick Cushing expressed his pride in his players after they edged out Arsenal Women on penalties to win the Continental Cup final at Bramall Lane.

Cushing’s team defeated the Gunners 4-2 in the shoot-out – which saw City goalkeeper Karen ...

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Kovac acknowledges Bayern had to work hard to hurt Hertha

Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac admitted his side struggled to overcome a resilient Hertha Berlin side before Javi Martinez scored the only goal to give them a hard-fought 1-0 win.

Bayern drew level on points with Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund to give Kovac double reason to ...

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Magical Messi and his hat-trick heroics

Lionel Messi added another statistical landmark to his collection with the 50th hat-trick of his career in Barcelona’s 4-2 LaLiga win over Sevilla.

Barca trailed to goals from Jesus Navas and Gabriel Mercado but Messi equalised on each occasion, with his first goal a brilliant ...

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Benitez issues stark warning for Almiron after impressive home debut

Rafael Benitez has warned Newcastle new boy Miguel Almiron that life in the Premier League will get considerably more difficult as the season draws to a close.

The 25-year-old January signing from MLS side Atlanta United made his first start for the Magpies in Saturday’s 2-0 ...

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Gregor Townsend calls for drastic improvements from Scotland

Gregor Townsend admits Scotland have two weeks to brush up their act or face the prospect of another loss when they come up against Wales.

His Dark Blues side were hoping to end a 20-year wait for victory in Paris as they took on France.

But they repeated the mistakes that ...

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Even VAR may have blown a fuse – Bournemouth boss Howe

Eddie Howe believes the Video Assistant Referee would have struggled to clear up a host of contentious penalty decisions during Bournemouth’s 1-1 draw with Wolves.

VAR technology is set to be introduced into the Premier League next season and could have proven pivotal at the ...

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French yellow vest protesters seek momentum on 15th week

Yellow vest protesters took to the streets across France on Saturday for a 15th straight weekend of demonstrations.

They tried to re-energise supporters while tamping down on the violence and anti-Semitism in the movement’s ranks.

Hundreds gathered at the Arc de ...

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Man found with head injuries outside petrol station

A man is in hospital after he was found with head injuries outside a petrol station in the early hours of Saturday.

Police were called to a report of the man, 25, being seriously injured on Glasgow Road in Clydebank at 2.45am.

He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University ...

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MPs will kill off prospect of no-deal Brexit next week, says Sir Vince Cable

MPs will “kill off” any prospect of a no-deal Brexit in crucial House of Commons votes next week, the Liberal Democrat leader has predicted.

Sir Vince Cable said he believed there was now a “sufficient number” of members opposed to  remove this as a ...

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Exeter back at the summit with win over Newcastle

Exeter returned to the top of the Gallagher Premiership with a comfortable 35-17 victory over Newcastle at Sandy Park.

Chiefs scored five tries through Santiago Cordero, Jack Yeandle, Olly Woodburn, Nic White and Greg Holmes, with Gareth Steenson converting all five.

The ...

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Bayern Munich move level on points with Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund

Bayern Munich boss Niko Kovac celebrated his 100th game as a Bundesliga head coach with a 1-0 home win over Hertha Berlin.

The former Croatia international, who has also coached Eintracht Frankfurt as well as his national side, saw Javi Martinez head in the only goal with just over ...

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Easy for Newcastle as Huddersfield’s nightmare season continues

Miguel Almiron was denied a dream home debut by the woodwork as Newcastle eased their relegation fears by nudging 10-man Huddersfield closer to the Premier League exit.

The Magpies’ new record signing saw his cheeky lofted effort come back off the post as he attempted to round ...

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King misses late penalty as Bournemouth and Wolves share spoils

Joshua King missed an 85th-minute penalty as Bournemouth were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw with in-form Wolves in a contentious game containing three spot-kicks.

King struck his late effort against the right post having earlier given the Cherries a first-half lead from 12 yards. ...

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Mercurial Messi scores his 50th treble as Barcelona cement LaLiga top spot

Lionel Messi scored the 50th hat-trick of his career as Barcelona twice came from behind to defeat Sevilla 4-2 in LaLiga.

Messi’s goalscoring love affair with Sevilla continued at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium as he has now scored more goals against them than any ...

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Eleven-car crash on major city motorway leaves two people injured

At least two people have been injured after a crash involving 11 cars on a major motorway in Glasgow.

The incident happened at about 12.15pm on Saturday across two lanes at Charing Cross, in the city centre, between junctions 18 and 19 westbound.

All emergency services ...

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