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Charles formally welcomed to Cuba with honour guard in Havana

The Prince of Wales has been formally welcomed to Cuba by its president as the royal visit was hailed as a boost to Britain’s post-Brexit ambitions.

President Miguel Diaz-Canel and his wife Lis Cuesta greeted Charles and Camilla on Monday evening at the end of their first full ...

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Football rumours from the media

Yannick Carrasco wants to return to Europe and Arsenal would be interested in signing the Belgium winger, the Daily Mirror reports. The 25-year-old left Atletico Madrid for Chinese Super League club Dalian Yifang last February.

Manchester United will offer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer a ...

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Conor McGregor announces retirement

Former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor has announced his retirement from the sport.

The Irishman, who finishes with 21-4 record, said on his Twitter account on Tuesday morning that he had decided to call it a day and wished his former colleagues well. ...

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If you rent a house, these letting fees will soon be illegal

THOUSANDS of Oxford residents are expected to benefit this summer when new government rules are introduced to ban letting agents charging tenants unnecessary and unfair fees.

The Tenant Fees Act is a new piece of legislation that will stop landlords and letting agents charging ...

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Fight to stop Green Belt removal for Shippon in Vale local plan

A VILLAGE is fighting plans to remove it from the Green Belt as part of a document that will guide house building in south Oxfordshire for the next decade.

Residents in Shippon have urged Vale of White Horse District Council to reconsider plans to take away the village's protected ...

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'No excuse': Tory candidate reacts to MP's confession that she slapped her ex-boyfriend

THERE is 'no excuse' for an Oxford MP who admitted hitting an ex-boyfriend during a row, according to a political rival.

James Fredrickson waded in following a confession by Layla Moran, Oxford West and Abingdon's MP. She said had hit the man during a party conference six years ago ...

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London to Perth flight ‘exceeds expectations’ one year after launch

A non-stop flight between the UK and Australia has “exceeded expectations” one year on from its historic launch.

Qantas’ service between the city of Perth, on the west coast of Australia, and London Heathrow became the UK’s longest non-stop regular passenger ...

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Oxford United's magnificent seven keepers - Simon Eastwood joins 150 club

LAST weekend Simon Eastwood reached 150 starts for Oxford United.

He was only the seventh goalkeeper to reach that landmark in the club's history:

449 appearances (1971-83), 132 clean sheets (29.4%)

267 appearances (2009-15), 87 clean sheets ...

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Oxford United's magnificent seven keepers - Simon Eastwood joins 150 club

LAST weekend Simon Eastwood reached 150 starts for Oxford United.

He was only the seventh goalkeeper to reach that landmark in the club's history:

449 appearances (1971-83), 132 clean sheets (29.4%)

267 appearances (2009-15), 87 clean sheets ...

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Fight to stop Green Belt removal for Shippon in Vale local plan

A VILLAGE is fighting plans to remove it from the Green Belt as part of a document that will guide house building in south Oxfordshire for the next decade.

Residents in Shippon have urged Vale of White Horse District Council to reconsider plans to take away the village's protected ...

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Councillor could stand in Banbury constituency

AN OXFORD city and county councillor is in the running to take the Labour Party's nomination for the Banbury constituency whenever the general election takes place.

Jamila Azad is joined by the leader of Cherwell District Council's Labour group, Sean Woodcock, and party campaigner ...

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'No excuse': Tory candidate reacts to MP's confession that she slapped her ex-boyfriend

THERE is 'no excuse' for an Oxford MP who admitted hitting an ex-boyfriend during a row, according to a political rival.

James Fredrickson waded in following a confession by Layla Moran, Oxford West and Abingdon's MP. She said had hit the man during a party conference six years ago ...

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Stalemate and humiliation: How the papers have reacted to Brexit developments

The ongoing drama in Westminster continues to capture headlines as Britain’s national newspapers give their verdicts on the latest Brexit developments.

On another significant day on Monday, MPs seized control of the Brexit agenda, three pro-EU ministers quit the Government and ...

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Fighting between Israel and Gaza enters a second day

Israeli aircraft have bombed targets across the Gaza Strip and Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel as cross-border fighting enters a second day.

The latest violence was triggered by a surprise rocket fired early Monday from Gaza, a territory ruled since 2007 by the Islamic ...

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Montenegro should face stadium ban for racist abuse, says Sterling

Raheem Sterling has called for Montenegro to be hit with a stadium ban after England players were subjected to racist abuse on Monday night.

The Three Lions won 5-1 in Podgorica’s Gradski Stadion to continue their fine start to Euro 2020 qualification.

Sterling ...

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UEFA due to launch inquiry after racist abuse in Montenegro v England match

UEFA is set to launch an investigation after Montenegrin fans racially abused England’s players on a night that left manager Gareth Southgate disgusted.

Monday was always likely to be a difficult evening for the Three Lions, whose players were made aware of what could lie in ...

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Oxford United safety target is Simon Eastwood's sole focus

SIMON Eastwood reached a milestone for Oxford United at the weekend – but his focus is on another figure.

The victory at Coventry City was his 150th start for the U’s, making him only the seventh goalkeeper to reach the landmark in the club’s history.

It ...

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Bercow sparks Commons uproar after aiming ‘insult’ at Tory MP

John Bercow sparked uproar in the House of Commons by aiming an “insult” at a Conservative MP.

The Commons Speaker remarked that former minister Greg Hands “wasn’t a very good whip” as he admonished the MP for Chelsea and Fulham for ...

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Huawei set to announce new flagship smartphones

Huawei will unveil its new flagship smartphone range on Tuesday, as the Chinese firm steps up its attempts to overtake Samsung as the biggest mobile phone maker in the world.

The smartphone giant is set to announce its P30 Series range of phones at an event in Paris, where it will ...

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JustGiving scraps 5% fee for charities in the UK

Fundraising website JustGiving has scrapped a 5% fee previously charged to charities in the UK, allowing more money to go to good causes.

Instead, donors will be asked if they want to make a voluntary contribution to support the operation of the website.

Until now, ...

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Number of bank branches down by a third, figures show

More than a third of Scottish bank branches have closed in the last eight years, according to research by Which?

The number of bank and building society branches across the country has fallen from 1,625 to 1,015 between 2010 and 2018.

Figures from the Office for National ...

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