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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: If we want to catch Man City we must win every game

Antonio Conte believes Chelsea must win every remaining Premier League game to beat Manchester City to the title.

On Saturday the Blues go to West Brom, where the title was secured in May in Conte’s first season as boss, with a deficit of nine points to Pep Guardiola’s City ...

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Wales’ young players urged to seize chance to impress against Georgia

Wales’ new kids on the block have been challenged to grasp their chance in Saturday’s Principality Stadium clash against Georgia.

Head coach Warren Gatland has made 14 changes from the side beaten by Australia last weekend, with four players handed first Test match starts and ...

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Helicopter and aircraft collision in mid-air results in ‘number of casualties’

A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft has resulted in a “number of casualties”.

Locator map – helicopter and aircraft involved in a mid-air collision near Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire pic.twitter.com/M9rQOoDOw1

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Best seabird breeding season for Outer Hebrides island since 2000

The island of Mingulay in the Outer Hebrides has had its best seabird breeding season since 2000, according to new figures.

The National Trust for Scotland (NTS) said 2017 has been a “bumper year” for razorbills and guillemots.

In fact, the population of guillemots ...

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Missing teen Gaia Pope’s father says her epilepsy may make finding her harder

The father of a missing teenager fears her epilepsy may have played a part in her disappearance as searches to find her continue.

Richard Sutherland said his daughter Gaia Pope had been warned by doctors that she was at risk of sudden death from epilepsy.

The 19-year-old ...

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Donald Tusk sets December deadline for UK to make Brexit talks progress

European Council president Donald Tusk has set a deadline of the start of December for Britain to make further movement on its Brexit divorce bill and the future of the Irish border.

Speaking after talks with Theresa May in Sweden, Mr Tusk said the EU has completed the internal work ...

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Donald Tusk sets December deadline for UK to make Brexit talks progress

European Council president Donald Tusk has set a deadline of the start of December for Britain to make further movement on its Brexit divorce bill and the future of the Irish border.

Speaking after talks with Theresa May in Sweden, Mr Tusk said the EU has completed the internal work ...

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Irish premier demands commitment over ‘hard border’ issue

Irish premier Leo Varadkar has demanded a commitment that there will be no return to a “hard border” between Northern Ireland and the Republic in a fresh clash with Theresa May over Brexit.

Attending a European summit in Sweden, the Taoiseach made clear the Brexit negotiations ...

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Review: Comptoir Libanais at Westgate, Oxford: 'Exotic comfort food rich with Eastern promise'

OF ALL the new arrivals at the Westgate, none have caught the eye of Oxford diners as keenly as Comptoir Libanais.

A strong reason is its enviable location – right at the main entry to the centre with street access from Bonn Square. What, a few years ago, would have been ...

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Review: As You Like It @ Oxford Playhouse - 'Blow away the cobwebs with this camp and playful romp through Shakespeare's F

A BLEAK postmodern cabinet office in which battling politicians wrestle each other to within an inch of their lives.

A trippy Forest of Arden, complete with hippy musicians, festival-style pop-up tents, red telephone box and a solitary bare tree. And a modern water cooler which ...

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As You Like It: Oxford Playhouse box office clerk takes limelight for Shakespeare comedy

It will be a surreal moment when Jessica Hayles steps onto the Oxford Playhouse stage as Rosalind in As You Like It, because this was the very building that inspired her acting career.

But then hers has been an interesting and inspiring story. Arriving in Oxford in 2008 to live with ...

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Helicopter and aircraft in mid-air collision over Buckinghamshire

A helicopter and an aircraft have been involved in a mid-air collision over Buckinghamshire.

Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park and collided near Waddesdon shortly after midday.

Firefighters currently assisting other emergency ...

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Irish premier demands commitment over ‘hard border’ issue

Irish premier Leo Varadkar has demanded a commitment that there will be no return to a “hard border” between Northern Ireland and the Republic in a fresh clash with Theresa May over Brexit.

Attending a European summit in Sweden, the Taoiseach made clear the Brexit negotiations ...

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Robert Mugabe makes public appearance as pressure to quit builds

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has made his first public appearance since the military put him under house arrest this week, attending a graduation ceremony on the outskirts of Harare.

His appearance came as the military announced “significant progress” on talks for his ...

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EU chiefs push Theresa May to say clearly how much UK will pay in ‘divorce bill’

Theresa May has been urged by European Union leaders to spell out how much the UK will pay Brussels in a so-called divorce bill in order to secure progress on trade talks.

The Prime Minister repeated her promise that the UK will “honour our commitments” to the European Union as ...

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Helicopter and aircraft collide mid-air near Bicester

A HELICOPTER and an aircraft have been involved in a mid-air collision near Bicester.

Emergency services rushed to the scene close to the village of Waddesdon in Buckinghamshire following reports of an incident at 12.06pm, Thames Valley Police said.

The Air Accidents ...

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Helicopter and aircraft collide mid-air near Bicester

A HELICOPTER and an aircraft have been involved in a mid-air collision near Bicester.

Emergency services rushed to the scene close to the village of Waddesdon in Buckinghamshire following reports of an incident at 12.06pm, Thames Valley Police said.

The Air Accidents ...

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'Does this Travelodge have a runway?' and other bizarre Oxford hotel requests

'CAN you help my son get into Oxford University?' is among a list of bizarre request made to Travelodge hotel teams in Oxfordshire in the past year.

Other strange questions to staff include 'Do you have a runway?', 'Can you stop the traffic?' and 'Can you make sure everyone in the ...

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'Does this Travelodge have a runway?' and other bizarre Oxford hotel requests

'CAN you help my son get into Oxford University?' is among a list of bizarre request made to Travelodge hotel teams in Oxfordshire in the past year.

Other strange questions to staff include 'Do you have a runway?', 'Can you stop the traffic?' and 'Can you make sure everyone in the ...

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Review: Comptoir Libanais at Westgate, Oxford: 'Exotic comfort food rich with Eastern promise'

OF ALL the new arrivals at the Westgate, none have caught the eye of Oxford diners as keenly as Comptoir Libanais.

A strong reason is its enviable location – right at the main entry to the centre with street access from Bonn Square. What, a few years ago, would have been ...

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Report on Didcot Power Station collapse expected soon

POLICE investigating the collapse of the boiler house Didcot Power Station are likely to send their report to the Crown Prosecution Service by the end of the year, it is understood.

Evidence from the 18-month investigation will help prosecutors decide whether to bring charges ...

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