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British IS fighter 'carries out suicide bombing in Iraq'

A British Islamic State fighter has reportedly carried out a suicide bombing near Mosul.

The bomber - named by the group as Abu Zakariya al-Britani - is said to have detonated an explosives-filled vehicle in a village to the south of the Iraqi city.

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Tipper truck driver 'crushed cyclist to death by careless driving on roundabout'

A renowned art designer was crushed to death as she cycled to work in London when a lorry ran over her at a roundabout, a court has heard.

Moira Gemmill, 55, was on her way to St James's Palace when she was struck by a Mercedes tipper lorry near Lambeth Bridge in Westminster on April 9 ...

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Britain beats Ibiza to bask in warmest day of year so far

Temperatures have hit 18.3C (64.9F) as the country basks in the warmest day of the year so far - beating the likes of Ibiza, southern Spain and the whole of France.

The record temperature was logged at Kew Gardens, west London, where visitors enjoyed temperatures 10 degrees warmer than ...

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FA Cup quarter-final draw: Lincoln City to play Sutton United or Arsenal, Millwall to face Tottenham Hotspur

Sutton United could become the first non-league side to reach the semi-finals of the FA Cup if they beat Arsenal. 

Paul Doswell’s men will host Conference leaders Lincoln City at Gander Green Lane on a date between Saturday, March 10, and Monday, March 13 if they beat ...

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FA Cup quarter-final draw: Lincoln City to play Sutton United or Arsenal, Millwall to face Tottenham Hotspur

Sutton United could become the first non-league side to reach the semi-finals of the FA Cup if they beat Arsenal. 

Paul Doswell’s men will host Conference leaders Lincoln City at Gander Green Lane on a date between Saturday, March 10, and Monday, March 13 if they beat ...

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Mark Clattenburg will continue to referee in Premier League until end of season

Mark Clattenburg will continue to referee in the Premier League until the end of the season.

Clattenburg announced his decision last week to become head of referees in Saudi Arabia but the official will remain in English football for the rest of the current campaign.

The Premier ...

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Rory McIlroy plays round of golf with US president Donald Trump

Rory McIlroy played a round with US president Donald Trump on Sunday as he continues his recovery from a rib injury.

The world number three has not played competitively since suffering a stress fracture to one of his ribs during the South African Open in January, where he lost a ...

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Man 'killed banker after being laughed at'

An unemployed plasterer has told jurors he killed a young banker after he was "laughed at" and called a "half chap".

Trevor Timon, 31, allegedly punched 30-year-old Oliver Dearlove in the head after becoming angry that he and his friends were talking to a woman he knew.

Mr ...

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Theresa May sits in House of Lords to hear Brexit debate

Theresa May has taken the highly unusual step of sitting in the House of Lords to hear peers being told by the Government not to "frustrate" Brexit.

The Prime Minister sat on the steps in front of the Royal Throne as junior minister Baroness Williams of Trafford told the Lords to respect ...

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Ian Brady loses bid to launch fight for choice of tribunal lawyer

Moors Murderer Ian Brady has been refused permission to launch a "totally unique" High Court fight for the right to have the lawyer of his choice representing him at a tribunal.

Brady applied for the go-ahead to challenge a bar on solicitor-advocate Robin Makin, who has represented him for ...

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Scotland boss Vern Cotter handed squad fitness boost

Scotland head coach Vern Cotter has been handed an RBS 6 Nations fitness boost after a clutch of his struggling players declared themselves fit to face Wales.

Cotter has been left sweating since losing skipper Greig Laidlaw and back-rower Josh Strauss for the remainder of the ...

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Britain enjoys warmest day of the year so far

Temperatures have hit 18.3C (64.9F) as the country basks in the warmest day of the year so far.

The temperature, which also marks the warmest day of the winter so far, was recorded at Kew Gardens, west London and Northolt, north-west London.

Heathrow Airport saw highs of 18.1C ...

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Underlying financial position of NHS 'not sustainable' as deficit revealed

NHS trusts have reported a deficit of £886 million in the first nine months of the financial year and are likely to miss their overspend target, figures show.

While the sum owed by NHS trusts is down from the record overspend of £2.45 billion in 2015/16, the health service is not on ...

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Arsene Wenger admits Sutton United’s 3G pitch is a concern ahead of FA Cup fifth-round tie at Gander Green Lane

Under-fire Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger made his players train on an artificial pitch in a bid to avoid an upset as the club prepares to face the U’s.

3G surfaces are banned from the Football League, but they are allowed in all rounds of the FA Cup following a ruling in March ...

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Sutton minicab driver fined £110 after parking outside his own house - when he was trying not to block road

A furious motorist was enraged to find his car slapped with a £110 fine - after he parked outside his own house.

Charlie Holding, 52, was looking for a space in the cul-de-sac where he lives one evening when he found a van parked opposite his house on Halloween.

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Nigel Wood: Super League's World Club Series win strengths RFL's hand

Super League's maiden World Club Series triumph has strengthened the Rugby Football League's hand as they step up negotiations for the 2018 event, according to chief executive Nigel Wood.

The series, expanded in 2015 from a one-off World Club Challenge into a six-team tournament, was ...

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UKAD chief's appearance before select committee postponed by one week

The much-anticipated appearance of UK Anti-Doping boss Nicole Sapstead before the Culture, Media and Sport (CMS) select committee has been postponed by one week to Wednesday, March 1.

Sapstead, ex-British Cycling coach Simon Cope and former Team Sky medic Dr Richard Freeman - two key ...

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Croydon tram crash investigation suggests driver 'lost awareness'

The lack of emergency braking by a tram involved in a fatal crash suggests the driver "lost awareness", an investigation has found.

Seven people were killed and a further 51 injured when the tram derailed in Croydon, south London, as it entered a sharp bend at almost four times the speed ...

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QC Max Hill appointed new terrorism laws watchdog

Max Hill QC has been named as the UK's new terror laws watchdog.

The barrister will take over from David Anderson QC as Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation at the start of next month.

Mr Hill has been a QC for nine years and worked on a number of high-profile ...

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Life-threatening sepsis may affect far more in UK than previously thought

Far more people in the UK suffer from deadly sepsis than previously thought, research shows.

A study from the York Health Economics Consortium suggests 260,000 Britons develop the condition every year.

This is 110,000 higher than previous estimates, which put the number of ...

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Carshalton Athletic beat Cray Wanderers for sixth straight win

Carshalton Athletic made it six wins in a row after an improved second-half performance saw off a spirited Cray Wanderers.

A lacklustre opening 45 saw the Robins behind after defender Lea Dawson plundered his sixth goal of the season, and that despite the fact the visitors were ...

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