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Burnley defender James Tarkowski charged with violent conduct

Burnley defender James Tarkowski has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association over an incident involving Glenn Murray in Saturday’s 0-0 draw at Brighton.

Tarkowski’s apparent elbow on Murray in the 35th minute of the Premier League contest left the Seagulls striker ...

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Anthony Joshua says he is ready to ‘rock and roll’ with Tyson Fury

Current heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is ready to “rock and roll” with Tyson Fury whenever the former champion wants to get in the ring with him.

Fury has not fought since taking four belts from Wladimir Klitschko in September 2015, but, with his well-publicised problems with UK ...

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Solo Saxophone to chart new territory for Frankel

Frankel will break new ground at Catterick on Tuesday when Solo Saxophone becomes the first of his offspring to go hurdling.

The former Sir Henry Cecil-trained superstar has never been represented over jumps, but Solo Saxophone will fly the flag for the much-coveted stallion in a two-mile ...

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Manchester United star Lukaku pays back police for noise complaints callouts

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku “deeply regrets” his behaviour and has reimbursed police for repeated callouts over loud partying in Beverly Hills, his lawyer has said.

The Premier League footballer was arrested by officers responding to five noise complaints in as many days at ...

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Adam Peaty reveals he gave gold medal to young fan on ‘spur of moment’

Adam Peaty has described giving his gold medal to a young fan over the weekend as something he did on the spur of the moment to show his appreciation for the support he receives.

The 22-year-old Olympic and world champion claimed the medal on Saturday as he won his first major short-course ...

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Appeal to find attacker after Carlisle city centre assault

A man and woman were assaulted during early-hours trouble in Carlisle.

They suffered what police described as "minor injuries" after an incident on The Crescent at about 4am on Friday.

Police have issued a description of a suspect.

He was described as being white 5ft 10ins to ...

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Baby girl born with drug addiction symptoms should go into foster care

A baby born with drug addiction and withdrawal symptoms should go into foster care pending decisions about her long-term future, a family court judge has ruled.

The baby girl’s mother had been worried about smoking when pregnant but was not concerned about the impact her use of heroin ...

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Kaepernick and Curry ‘want in’ as Diddy plots Panthers purchase

Colin Kaepernick and Steph Curry have both said they “want in” after hip-hop mogul Diddy declared his desire to buy the Carolina Panthers.

Current owner Jerry Richardson announced on Sunday that he will sell the NFL franchise at the end of the season amid allegations made against him ...

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‘Hopeless’ MP could rehearse how to ask questions over Christmas – John Bercow

John Bercow has labelled one of his former deputies “hopeless” during a Commons squabble.

The Speaker suggested Conservative Nigel Evans could “rehearse” how to ask questions over Christmas after being ruled out of order.

Mr Evans (Ribble Valley) opened his enquiry to Prime ...

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Man died at adult-themed festival after taking lethal dose of drug

A 53-year-old man died at a woodland sex fetish festival after taking a lethal dose of MDMA, an inquest has heard.

Steven Graves was found lying outside his tent with a woman unconscious on his chest on August 22 at Flamefest in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

He met Sandra Levy at the ...

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Emergency crews called out to four vehicle crash on the A689 near Carlisle Airport

Emergency services have been called out to a four vehicle crash on the A689 near to Carlisle Airport this afternoon.

Cumbria Police say that the accident, near to the new roundabout that has a turning for the Stobart distribution centre, is not thought to have resulted in any serious ...

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I could beat Putin in fair election – Russian opposition leader

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has said he is confident he could beat President Vladimir Putin in a fair election.

Mr Navalny said in his first interview since the official start of campaigning that he cannot win as long as the Kremlin controls what goes on television, where the ...

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Maternity services in west Cumbria safe until at least 2019

A 12-month countdown for maternity services in west Cumbria will not start until at least February 2018.

It means consultant-led maternity would not be centralised in Carlisle for at least a year after that date.

Health bosses had been considering closing the Whitehaven service, due ...

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Poorer families reluctant to apply for bursaries, leading headmistress suggests

Poor families may be reluctant to apply for private schools because they do not want their children to feel uncomfortable or out of their depth, a leading headmistress has suggested.

Most independent school leaders would be in favour of offering more full, 100% bursaries for the poorest ...

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Heathrow could use existing terminals to cut cost of expansion

Heathrow is considering expanding existing terminals instead of constructing a new building as part of measures to cut the cost of expansion by £2.5 billion.

A series of money-saving design options will be put to public consultation next month amid concerns from airlines that landing ...

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Musselburgh winner Silver Concorde ‘a bargain’ for Keith Dalgleish

Musselburgh winner Silver Concorde could be in line for a return to the Cheltenham Festival after claiming his second success since joining Keith Dalgleish.

The nine-year-old saw off Shaneshill to win the 2014 Champion Bumper for Dermot Weld but changed hands for 33,000 euro at Goffs in ...

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CCTV appeal over death of 87-year-old robbery victim

Officers investigating the death of a frail 87-year-old man who was killed after robbers smashed their way into his home and beat him up have launched a CCTV appeal.

Arthur Gumbley was punched in the face and then kicked while on the floor during the ordeal, which happened shortly after ...

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Rafinha ready for Barcelona return after long lay-off

Barcelona midfielder Rafinha has been given the all-clear to resume playing after almost nine months on the sidelines.

The Brazil international has been out since damaging knee ligaments during Barca’s 4-1 win over Granada on April 2.

The 24-year-old, who had scored seven goals in ...

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Assault victim was attacked with own crutch - trial

A man has told a Carlisle Crown Court jury he was attacked with tools and his own crutch during a violent robbery at his city home.

Paul Savage suffered a broken jaw and bruising across his body when a number of people called at his Harraby flat on February 7.

Giving evidence today , ...

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Cumbrian pervert snared in paedophile hunter's sting

A child sex pervert was brought to justice after he went online to find victims - unaware he was falling for a paedophile hunter's sting.

At Carlisle Crown Court, Workington man Sean Bowes admitted five counts of sexually communicating with young girls, sending two of them obscene pictures ...

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South Korean boy band member dies in suspected suicide

The lead singer of popular South Korean boy band SHINee has died in a possible suicide, police said.

Kim Jong-hyun, better known by the stage name Jonghyun, was found unconscious at a hotel in Seoul on Monday and was pronounced dead later at a nearby hospital.

Police said Kim’s ...

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