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Johnson plays down chances of ‘New York breakthrough’ on Brexit

Boris Johnson has played down the chances of a “New York breakthrough” on Brexit during discussions with key EU leaders at the United Nations.

The Prime Minister is set to meet with Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, Donald Tusk and Leo Varadkar during the annual General Assembly ...

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Johnson to tell Trump the NHS is not on the table in post-Brexit trade deal

Boris Johnson has said he will discuss the climate crisis with Donald Trump and tell him face-to-face that the NHS cannot be on the table for a post-Brexit trade deal.

The Prime Minister is to meet the US President on Tuesday for talks at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, ...

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Johnson declines to rule out military intervention in Iran

Boris Johnson has blamed Iran for the attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, before a meeting with President Hassan Rouhani.

The Prime Minister said on Sunday that the UK could attribute blame with a “very high degree of probability” to the Islamic republic as he declined to ...

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Johnson declines to rule out military intervention in Iran

Boris Johnson has blamed Iran for the attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, before a meeting with President Hassan Rouhani.

The Prime Minister said on Sunday that the UK could attribute blame with a “very high degree of probability” to the Islamic republic as he declined to ...

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Trump suggests he raised Biden and son with Ukraine’s president

President Donald Trump has suggested that he raised former Vice President Joe Biden and Biden’s son in a phone call with Ukraine’s new leader.

Democrats are pressing for investigations into whether Mr Trump improperly used his office to try to dig up damaging information about ...

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Travellers ‘absolutely devastated’ but feel for Thomas Cook staff

Travellers have said they are “absolutely devastated” at the closure of Thomas Cook but have expressed support for the travel operator’s staff.

The tourism giant announced early on Monday that it had ceased trading after failing to secure a last-ditch rescue deal, leaving ...

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New York Giants fight back to win thriller against Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The New York Giants – led by rookie quarterback Daniel Jones – overturned an 18-point deficit to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 32-31.

Jones, the sixth overall pick in this year’s draft, replaced the benched Eli Manning as the Giants sought to improve their 0-2 record ...

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Football rumours from the media

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will look to bolster his Manchester United side with a double signing from Tottenham, reports the Daily Star. United have previously been rebuffed in their attempts to sign Lucas Moura and Eric Dier, but Solskjaer will look to tempt the pair to the north west as the side ...

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Oxford United striker Jamie Mackie delighted to see Matty Taylor get off mark

JAMIE Mackie believes the goals will flow for Matty Taylor now he has opened his goalscoring account for Oxford United.

The striker’s loan spell has been disrupted by a groin injury, but he came off the bench to head in Chris Cadden’s 79th-minute cross.

It ...

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Johnson pledges to help those stranded by Thomas Cook closure

Boris Johnson has pledged to help holidaymakers stranded by travel company Thomas Cook’s closure, as he questioned whether bosses are not incentivised to prevent their business’s demise.

The Prime Minister was speaking before the announcement that the 178-year-old firm has ...

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Johnson declines to deny allegations he failed to declare potential conflicts

Boris Johnson has declined to deny allegations that he failed to declare potential conflicts of interest as London mayor over the allocation of public money to a model turned technology entrepreneur.

The Prime Minister repeatedly refused to comment on allegations centring on his ...

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Karl Robinson wants Oxford United to build on big win

KARL Robinson hopes Oxford United can gain some consistency on the back of a fine week’s work.

The 6-0 hammering of Lincoln City will be remembered for years to come and should give the side momentum.

But it did not come from a standing start. The U’s had ...

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Cian Healy backs Ireland to keep breaching ‘dark spells’ for World Cup progress

Cian Healy has backed Ireland to keep breaching the mental “dark spells” that can yield more World Cup progress.

James Ryan, Rory Best, Tadhg Furlong and Andrew Conway all crossed as Ireland blitzed Scotland 27-3 for a bonus-point victory in Yokohama on Sunday.

Ireland ...

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Klopp not fazed by Manchester City’s eight-goal thrashing of Watford

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was not fazed by title rivals Manchester City’s thumping 8-0 win over Watford, insisting it is points that matter not style.

Klopp’s side restored their five-point gap at the top of the Premier League with a 2-1 success at Chelsea, posting their 15th ...

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Hamilton will not lose sleep over Singapore result, insists Wolff

Lewis Hamilton will not be “losing any sleep” over his failure to win in Singapore, the Briton’s team boss Toto Wolff has claimed.

Hamilton was denied a shot at victory following a Mercedes strategy blunder during Sunday’s race at the Marina Bay Street ...

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Solskjaer: Don’t doubt our spirit – but the quality must improve

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists his young Manchester United squad have the stomach for a fight, but just lack the ringcraft.

United slipped to a demoralising 2-0 defeat at West Ham, stretching their winless run on the road to seven Premier League matches.

They also face an anxious wait ...

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Conway says Ireland refused to panic after England humbling before World Cup

Andrew Conway has paid tribute to Ireland’s resolve in refusing to panic after their record 57-15 loss to England at Twickenham ahead of the Rugby World Cup.

Munster star Conway stormed in for Ireland’s bonus-point try in Sunday’s 27-3 thumping of Scotland that allowed ...

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Magnus Bradbury enters the fray as Hamish Watson ruled out of Rugby World Cup

Scotland have suffered a fresh blow to their World Cup hopes after flanker Hamish Watson was ruled out for the rest of the tournament.

The Edinburgh forward suffered a serious knee injury during Sunday’s 27-3 defeat to Ireland in their Pool A opener in Yokohama and will play no ...

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The sporting weekend in pictures

The wait was finally over for rugby fans as the World Cup got under way in Japan.

A blockbuster clash between New Zealand and South Africa topped the bill on Saturday, before England, Ireland and Scotland got their campaigns under way a day later.

Manchester City scored eight in a ...

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Oxford United hat-trick hero Tariqe Fosu left speechless after 6-0 win

TARIQE Fosu struggled to sum up his joy after inspiring Oxford United to a record-breaking win with a fabulous hat-trick.

The winger’s clinical first-half double put the U’s in charge at Lincoln City, before bagging the fifth with a swerving shot from at least 30 yards. ...

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More than half of Oxfordshire adults now obese or overweight

MORE than half of Oxfordshire's adults are overweight or obese, new figures show.

Oxfordshire County Council stats reveal that 56 per cent of people are given that classification because of their body mass index (BMI).

Other figures published this month show that one in ...

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