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Unai Emery appears to confirm Arsenal appointment

Unai Emery looked to have confirmed himself as the Arsenal’s new head coach late on Tuesday night.

Arsenal continue to go about the finishing touches of what is a first management recruitment process at the north London club in almost a quarter of a century to appoint Arsene Wenger’s ...

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Australian archbishop stands aside after cover-up conviction

An Australian archbishop has said he will stand aside but does not intend to resign after becoming the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of covering up child sex abuse.

Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson was convicted on Tuesday in the Newcastle Local Court, ...

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Trump and Moon try to keep North Korea summit on track amid doubts

Donald Trump has laboured with South Korea’s Moon Jae-in to keep the highly anticipated US summit with North Korea on track after the president abruptly cast doubt that the June 12 meeting would come off.

Setting the stakes sky high, Mr Moon said, “The fate and the future of the ...

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Joshua stateside amid anticipation of Wilder fight announcement

Anthony Joshua is jetting around the US as fans await an announcement on a fight with Deontay Wilder.

The British WBO, IBF and WBA title holder arrived in Los Angeles on Tuesday with members of his entourage.

Alongside a photo posted on Instagram showing manager Freddie Cunningham, ...

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NHS legal challenge backed by Stephen Hawking reaches High Court

A campaign group backed by the late Professor Stephen Hawking will begin its High Court challenge against Jeremy Hunt over plans to allow private companies to play a greater role in the NHS.

The JR4NHS group was founded by three doctors and a university professor, and supported by the ...

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What the papers say – May 23

A variety of stories lead the front pages on Wednesday – but many feature photos of the Duchess of Sussex at her first official engagement since marrying Harry.

The Daily Telegraph carries a snap of the new royal giggling as she attended a garden party at Buckingham Palace to celebrate ...

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Sergio Romero ruled out of World Cup by knee injury

Manchester United’s Sergio Romero has been ruled out of this summer’s World Cup after the Argentina goalkeeper suffered a knee injury.

Argentina’s official Twitter feed announced the news late on Tuesday – a day after the country’s 23-man squad was announced.

A statement on ...

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Unai Emery appears to reveal he is new Arsenal boss

Unai Emery appears to have announced he is the new manager of Arsenal.

The 46-year-old left French side Paris St Germain earlier this month and is set to walk straight back into work at the Emirates Stadium.

On Tuesday evening, the homepage of his personal website – ...

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A look back at memorable World Cup songs with Will Smith set to perform this year’s version

American entertainer Will Smith looks set to perform the official World Cup song for Russia 2018.

Smith will release a new song for the tournament on Friday, Billboard and Vibe magazines reported, which he is said to have recorded along with fellow American Nicky Jam and Kosovar singer Era ...

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Boris Johnson tells Theresa May to ‘get on with’ taking UK out of customs union

Theresa May must “get on with it” and take Britain out of the European customs union “as fast as is reasonably possible”, Boris Johnson has said.

The Foreign Secretary’s warning came against a backdrop of Brexiteer unease about the proposed “backstop” arrangement to keep the ...

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Donald Trump’s visit could be extended for golf trip

Donald Trump’s visit to the UK could be extended in order for him to play a round of golf.

The US President, who is a huge fan of the sport and owns golf resorts in Scotland, is set to arrive in the UK for a working visit in July.

Arrangements are still being made for the trip, but ...

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Boris Johnson cautious over Brexit bank holiday proposals

Boris Johnson has poured cold water on proposals for a bank holiday to mark Britain’s departure from the European Union.

Nigel Farage famously said June 23 – the date of the EU referendum in 2016 – should become known as Britain’s Independence Day, while others have suggested an ...

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New captain Harry Kane believes England can win World Cup

Newly-appointed captain Harry Kane believes England can win this summer’s World Cup.

And he would love to unite millions in the same way as the weekend’s royal wedding proved such a popular success.

Months of questions and speculation came to an end on Tuesday morning when the ...

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William Gallas believes Patrick Vieira or Thierry Henry should get Arsenal job

Former Arsenal captain William Gallas cannot understand why Patrick Vieira or Thierry Henry are not set to take over from Arsene Wenger.

The Gunners are expected to confirm the appointment of former Paris St-Germain boss Unai Emery as the new head coach later this week.

Gallas, ...

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PM must ‘get on with’ taking UK out of customs union – Boris Johnson

Theresa May must “get on with it” and take Britain out of the European customs union “as fast as is reasonably possible”, Boris Johnson has said.

The Foreign Secretary’s warning came as fellow Cabinet Brexiteer Michael Gove cautioned that a proposed “backstop” arrangement to ...

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Police arrest 13-year-old boy over teenager’s stabbing death

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder as the investigation into a fatal street stabbing continues.

The youth handed himself in at a police station on Monday night, West Midlands Police said.

It marks the fourth arrest in connection with an investigation into the ...

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Police appeal for dash-cam footage in bid to solve fatal stabbing

Police are still looking to formally identify a man stabbed to death on a busy north London street and have appealed for dash-cam footage to help catch the killer.

Metropolitan Police said the incident, which appeared to be caught on CCTV in Upper Street, Islington, on Monday evening, ...

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Claudio Ranieri says Arsenal success may be slow in coming during Unai Emery era

Unai Emery can be a success at Arsenal but it may take him up to four seasons to move the club forwards, according to Claudio Ranieri.

Emery is set to be appointed as Arsene Wenger’s successor, Press Association Sport understands.

The 46-year-old left French side Paris St Germain ...

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Brexit uncertainty affecting Europe’s cities and regions – senior EU politician

Lack of clarity on the future relationship between the UK and the EU has left the majority of European regions unable to properly assess the potential impact of Brexit, a senior European politician has said.

European committee of the regions president Karl-Heinz Lambertz said the majority ...

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Zuckerberg admits Facebook needs to do more to tackle inappropriate content

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg admitted his firm needed to do more to tackle terrorism, hate speech and online bullying as he was questioned by MEPs.

Appearing before senior politicians in Brussels, Mr Zuckerberg also acknowledged the social media giant faced an “arms race” in efforts ...

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English people ‘unfamiliar’ with workings of EU, ex-Irish leader says

An English misunderstanding of how the European Union actually works is at the root of many problems besetting the Brexit negotiations, a former Irish premier has said.

John Bruton told a conference in London that UK negotiators were failing to appreciate the rigid rules and guidelines ...

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