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Princess Eugenie hails departed shark filmmaker a hero at UK premiere

Princess Eugenie has hailed as a “hero” a Canadian filmmaker who died in a scuba diving accident while making a documentary about illegal fishing and shark finning.

Eugenie was among celebrity guests including models Pixie Geldof and Cressida Bonas when she attended ...

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Government allocates £2bn to Whitehall departments to prepare for no-deal Brexit

The Government has allocated more than £2 billion to Whitehall departments to prepare for a no-deal Brexit as it ramps up its preparations for crashing out of the EU without a deal.

Around £2 billion has already been allocated for Brexit preparations but the additional ...

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Government allocates £2bn to Whitehall departments to prepare for no-deal Brexit

The Government has allocated more than £2 billion to Whitehall departments to prepare for a no-deal Brexit as it ramps up its preparations for crashing out of the EU without a deal.

Around £2 billion has already been allocated for Brexit preparations but the additional ...

yesterday 21:53 open_in_new
Hesketh fires Burton to Carabao Cup semi-finals

Jake Hesketh fired League One Burton into the Carabao Cup semi-finals for the first time in their history with a 1-0 victory over Sky Bet Championship Middlesbrough.

The 22-year-old Southampton loanee scored the only goal at the Riverside Stadium three minutes into the second half ...

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Pogba out of order to ‘dance on the grave’ of sacked Mourinho, says Neville

Gary Neville has claimed Paul Pogba’s controversial social media post was designed to “dance on the grave” of Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United tenure.

Pogba posted “Caption this!” alongside a picture of himself adopting a knowing look on social ...

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Oxford United 3 (Raglan 12, Smith 16, McMahon 48), Tottenham Hotspur Under 21s 0

OXFORD United will head into 2019 still battling on three fronts after sweeping Tottenham Hotspur’s under 21s aside in the Checkatrade Trophy.

Charlie Raglan and Sam Smith exposed the visitors’ deficiencies in the air to put the hosts in charge of the second round ...

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Independent expert to assess Libya compensation campaign

An independent assessor from a legal background is to be appointed to advance a compensation campaign by victims of Libyan-sponsored IRA violence, politicians in Northern Ireland have said.

The work would include assessing how many people could potentially qualify and what ...

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Council backs Robbie Williams’ swimming pool plan despite Jimmy Page’s objection

Singer Robbie Williams’ plans for an underground swimming pool have been conditionally approved – despite objections from his Led Zeppelin guitarist neighbour Jimmy Page.

The decision could put an end to the five-year battle between ...

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Pogba can’t start thinking he’s bigger than Mourinho, warns Darren Fletcher

Darren Fletcher has strongly criticised Paul Pogba in the wake of Jose Mourinho’s sacking as Manchester United manager, insisting the France star “needs a kick up the backside”.

Pogba posted “Caption this!” alongside a picture of himself adopting a ...

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Change in checkout policy linked to ‘dramatic reduction’ in unhealthy purchases

Shoppers at supermarkets which removed sweets and crisps from checkouts purchased almost a fifth less of the unhealthy products, a study has found.

Researchers at British universities found that 17% fewer small packages of sugary confectionery, chocolate and crisps were bought and ...

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United consider Solskjaer in caretaker role after time runs out for Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has been sacked after Manchester United’s patience with the Portuguese ran out, with fans’ favourite Ole Gunnar Solskjaer the front runner to take over for the rest of the season.

Appointed to much fanfare in the summer of 2016, the 55-year-old became the ...

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Real Madrid boss Solari targeting Champions League defence

Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari is confident his squad are well equipped to produce another “exceptional feat” and successfully defend the Champions League once again.

Los Blancos are out in Abu Dhabi for the Club World Cup, where they will take on Japanese side ...

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Plans for radical overhaul of building regulations industry post-Grenfell

The Government has set out its plans for the overhaul of the building regulations industry post-Grenfell, as campaigners vowed to prevent changes being watered down.

Communities Secretary James Brokenshire said establishing a “radically-new system” would be the best ...

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Chicago officers probably didn’t see train that killed them

Two Chicago police officers may not have seen or heard the train that fatally struck them because they were focused on another train coming from the opposite direction, a department spokesman has said.

Anthony Guglielmi said “very limited” video from a body camera one of ...

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Justice Secretary apologises for botched review of vaginal mesh scandal

The Justice Secretary has apologised to the victims of the botched review into the transvaginal mesh scandal while also facing calls to open a public inquiry into the murder of Craig McClelland.

Mesh implant procedures were temporarily banned in Scotland after incidents where the ...

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Life for ‘rage’ motorist who killed friend outside club

A man “blinded by unexplainable rage” who killed his friend when he drove his car at a crowd outside a club has been jailed for life.

On Tuesday, a jury at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court found Jonathan Snape, 31, guilty of the murder of Nathan Marshall, 30, in ...

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Judge postpones sentencing of ex-Trump security chief Flynn

A US federal judge has agreed to delay former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s sentencing so he can continue cooperating with the Russia probe.

Attorneys for Flynn had asked District Judge Emmet Sullivan to postpone the sentencing. The judge will hold a review ...

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Bus crashes through hedge into garden

A bus has crashed into a garden on a city road.

Police were called to the scene in Paisley Road West, Glasgow, at around 3.40pm on Tuesday.

There were no reports of any injuries.

Images from the scene showed the bus appeared to have crashed through a hedge into a ...

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Curran crowns fairytale year by fetching one million US dollars at IPL auction

Sam Curran fetched the highest price for an overseas player at the Indian Premier League auction after being drafted by Kings XI Punjab for around one million US dollars.

The 20-year-old all-rounder only made his England debut earlier this year, but has significantly burnished his ...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic extends LA Galaxy stay

Zlatan Ibrahimovic insists he is “not finished” after signing a new one-year deal with LA Galaxy.

The Swedish striker made a brilliant impact in his debut campaign in MLS, scoring 22 goals and setting up a further 10, but the season ultimately finished in disappointment ...

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Niko Kovac downplays talk of Timo Werner link as Bayern Munich take on Leipzig

Niko Kovac has refused to be drawn on whether Bayern Munich will make a winter-break swoop for RB Leipzig’s Timo Werner.

Werner has scored 10 Bundesliga goals already this term, leaving Bayern wary of the Germany striker ahead of hosting Leipzig on Wednesday.

Bayern ...

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