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Video Assistant Referees could be used in EFL Cup first round next season

Video Assistant Referees could be deployed in English football as early as August when the EFL Cup first round takes place.

The Football Association has indicated VARs could be trialled in next season’s FA Cup, beginning in January 2018 with the FA Cup third round when Premier League ...

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I felt sick on discovering extent of Coleman injury, says Ashley Williams

Ashley Williams has revealed he felt “sick” when he realised close friend Seamus Coleman had suffered an horrific leg fracture as the pair went head-to-head with World Cup qualification at stake.

The Wales skipper faced Coleman’s Republic of Ireland in Dublin on Friday ...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic hints at extending Old Trafford stay

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has hinted he will stay at Manchester United after claiming he will “never leave a job unfinished”.

The striker has the option of another year on his contract and United boss Jose Mourinho has already said he wants the Swede to stay.

Speaking at the ...

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Theresa May hails ‘turning point in national story’ as she triggers Article 50

Prime Minister Theresa May has formally triggered the two-year process of UK withdrawal from the European Union in what she declared was “an historic moment from which there can be no turning back”.

In a letter to European Council president Donald Tusk, Mrs May said the UK ...

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In pics: Faiths join hands one week after Westminster attacks

Thousands of people, from police officers to faith leaders and members of the public, have linked hands on Westminster Bridge in a show of defiance a week after the terror attack in the capital.

Rain begins to fall as the vigil pauses for a minute's silence at 2.40pm – the time ...

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Wife of rugby legend Scott Hastings found safe

The wife of Scotland rugby hero Scott Hastings has been found safe and well after being reported missing.

Jennifer Hastings, 52, had last been seen in Warriston Drive, Edinburgh, at around 10am on Tuesday.

Police had said they were becoming increasingly concerned for her welfare and ...

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Man dies after being attacked by his dog in front of BBC documentary crew

A man died after he was attacked by his Staffordshire bull terrier while a BBC documentary film crew were visiting him.

The man, named by neighbours as Mario Perivoitos, was bitten by his dog at his home in Norman Close in Wood Green, north London.

Police were called at around ...

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Jo Pavey upgraded to 10,000m bronze at 2007 World Championships

Jo Pavey is set to receive the first global medal of her career – 10 years late – after it was confirmed she would be upgraded to 10,000 metres bronze at the 2007 World Championships.

The 43-year-old will be promoted from fourth place at the Osaka championships after world ...

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Mohammad Irfan banned for a year after admitting corruption charges

Mohammad Irfan has been banned from all cricket for a year and fined £8,000 after admitting corruption charges during this year’s Pakistan Super League.

The giant left-arm fast bowler was one of three Pakistan international players facing charges in relation to events while playing ...

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Missing you already, Donald Tusk tells Britain as EU divorce papers filed

A sombre-faced European Council president Donald Tusk held up the letter announcing Britain’s intention to leave the EU as he delivered the sad message: “We already miss you. Thank you and goodbye.”

Speaking just minutes after Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed the ...

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Inquest opened into deaths of Westminster terror attack victims

An inquest has been opened into the deaths of four people killed in the Westminster terror attack.

American tourist Kurt Cochran, 54, retired window cleaner Leslie Rhodes, 75, and Aysha Frade, 44, died after Muslim convert Khalid Masood drove at pedestrians on Westminster Bridge last ...

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Fall in number of NHS GPs despite Government recruitment drive

There has been a drop in the number of GPs working in the NHS despite Government aims to recruit more, figures show.

Provisional data from NHS Digital shows there were 34,050 full-time equivalent GPs at the end of December. This is 445 fewer than in September when there were ...

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Sterling pushes higher against the euro as Britain triggers Article 50

Sterling pushed higher against the euro as Britain embarked on its historic exit from the European Union by triggering Article 50.

The pound lifted to 1.158 versus European currency, climbing from a rise of 0.2% to 0.6% by the time the Prime Minister had finished her address to Parliament. ...

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Mother of man sought after fatal hit-and-run crash appeals for him to come home

The mother of a man believed to have fled the country after a hit-and-run crash which killed a four-year-old girl has made an emotional plea for him to come home.

Violet-Grace Youens died in hospital in her mother’s arms on Saturday after she was struck by a stolen black Ford Fiesta ...

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William lays wreath in tribute to Westminster attack victim Pc Keith Palmer

The Duke of Cambridge has paid tribute to Pc Keith Palmer by laying a wreath in his honour at a national memorial to police officers killed in the line of duty.

William paused with his head bowed in respect after placing the wreath on a metal bench at the foot of a traditional blue police ...

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MPs warn of dropping schools standards amid savings drive ‘delusion’

Schools in England are facing their toughest spending squeeze in two decades, jeopardising standards in the classroom, MPs have warned.

The Commons Public Accounts Committee said class sizes would rise and some subjects would be dropped as schools increasingly relied on unqualified staff ...

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Inquest to be opened today for the victims of Westminster terror attack

An inquest for the victims of the Westminster terror attack will be opened today.

The inquest will be held at Westminster’s Coroner Court and will be opened and adjourned at 2pm today, March 29.

The victims of last Wednesday's terror attack have been formally identified ...

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Vauxhall to end Home Nations sponsorship deal after 2018 World Cup

Vauxhall will end a seven-year sponsorship deal with England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland when its current agreement expires after the 2018 World Cup.

The car manufacturer revealed in a statement issued to Press Association Sport that all four links will be severed next ...

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Mathew Tait agrees new contract with Leicester

Leicester have announced new contract terms for England international Mathew Tait.

The full-back and centre won 38 England caps between 2005 and 2010, which included playing in the 2007 World Cup final.

Mathew Tait has agreed a new contract beyond this season with Tigers ...

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‘No turning back’ as Theresa May triggers Brexit in ‘historic moment’

Prime Minister Theresa May has kicked off the two-year process of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union in what she said was “an historic moment from which there can be no turning back”.

The Article 50 letter. #Brexit

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Man dies after being attacked by his dog ‘while being interviewed by BBC’

A man died after he was attacked by his Staffordshire bull terrier while reportedly being interviewed for a BBC documentary.

The man, named by neighbours as Mario Perivoitos, was bitten by his dog at his home in Norman Close in Wood Green, north London.

Police were called at around ...

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