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Claims Russia behind Salisbury spy poisoning “nonsense” – Putin

Vladimir Putin dismissed claims of Russian involvement in the Salisbury spy poisoning as “nonsense” as he was re-elected president of the Federation.

Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia would have died instantly if they had been attacked with a nerve-agent, the leader claimed ...

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Vladimir Putin claims victory with rivals trounced in Russian election

Vladimir Putin has won a fourth term as Russia’s president, adding six years in the Kremlin for the man who has led the world’s largest country for all of the 21st century.

Mr Putin addressed thousands of people who rallied outside the Kremlin on Sunday to thank them for their ...

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Tony Blair: I would be more revolutionary on education if still prime minister

Tony Blair has said he would adopt an “even more revolutionary approach” to education if he was prime minister today.

The former Labour leader said countries across the world – including those in the “top rank” – must elevate the quality of teaching provided to the next ...

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Further doubt cast over Luke Shaw’s Manchester United future

Luke Shaw’s Manchester United future is in doubt following further public criticism from Jose Mourinho.

The 22-year-old joined from Southampton in 2014 in what was then a world-record deal for a teenager, fresh from being named in the PFA Team of the Year and becoming the youngest ...

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Sunday night and Monday weather forecast for south London

Most of the snow appears to have been and gone, and areas around south London can get back to normal mid-March weather.

Into Sunday night, light snow showers are still expected in a lot of areas, with temperatures staying at about freezing.

A yellow warning for ice remains ...

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Man injured in farm blaze near Aberdeen

A man has been taken to hospital for treatment to burns after a fire on farm near Aberdeen.

Police closed the B997 road between Parkhill and Bridge of Don to help firefighters tackle the blaze at Birkhill Farm in Dyce.

The storage building which caught fire has been ...

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Death of Pc Keith Palmer in Westminster attack ‘haunts’ MP who tended to him

The minister who tended to a mortally wounded police officer at the climax of the Westminster Bridge attack has described how the killing still “haunts” him.

Tobias Ellwood was hailed a hero for rushing to the side of fallen constable Keith Palmer after a knife-wielding jihadist ...

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Lewis Hamilton expects to race beyond 2020 as he targets emphatic Melbourne win

Lewis Hamilton believes he can race beyond 2020 after declaring he wants to open the defence of his Formula One championship by obliterating the opposition in Australia next weekend.

The 33-year-old British driver is due to put pen to paper on a lucrative new Mercedes contract, ...

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Taulupe Faletau says ‘more to come’ from Wales after runners-up finish

Taulupe Faletau believes there is “definitely more to come” from Wales after they secured the runners-up spot in this season’s NatWest 6 Nations Championship.

A 14-13 victory over France in Cardiff – Wales’ sixth in the last seven games against Les Bleus – confirmed ...

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Peter O’Mahony gifts winner’s medal to young Ireland supporter

Peter O’Mahony has given away his NatWest 6 Nations winner’s medal – to young Ireland fan Jennifer Malone.

Ireland overwhelmed England 24-15 at Twickenham on Saturday, to sweep to just their third Grand Slam in history.

And afterwards Munster flanker O’Mahony met ...

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Mauro Icardi hits four as Inter Milan coast past Sampdoria

Mauro Icardi was in inspiring form against former club Sampdoria with four of his side’s goals as Inter Milan claimed a comfortable 5-0 Serie A victory at Stadio Luigi Ferraris.

Croatia international Ivan Perisic put the visitors in front after 26 minutes as he got his head onto ...

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Further doubt cast over Luke Shaw’s Manchester United future

Luke Shaw’s Manchester United future is in doubt following further public criticism from Jose Mourinho.

The 22-year-old joined from Southampton in 2014 in what was then a world-record deal for a teenager, fresh from being named in the PFA Team of the Year and becoming the youngest ...

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Turkish forces seize Syrian town of Afrin

The Turkish military and allied Syrian forces have taken “total” control of the town centre of Afrin, the target of an offensive against the Kurdish militia.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the Turkish flag and the flag of the Syrian opposition fighters have been raised in ...

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Greig Laidlaw unaware of tannoy blast as he kicked Scotland to victory in Italy

Greig Laidlaw admits he had to turn a deaf ear to the Italian tannoy blast to ensure Scotland’s NatWest 6 Nations did not end on a sour note.

The scrum-half was lining up his crucial last-gasp penalty in Rome when an announcement came from the Stadio Olimpico PA system.


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Menna Fitzpatrick strikes Paralympic gold in final-day shock

Menna Fitzpatrick produced a golden run to shock favourite Henrieta Farkasova and end Great Britain’s Paralympics campaign in style.

The 19-year-old, guided by Jennifer Kehoe, took the women’s slalom vision impaired title to add to her two silvers and a bronze earlier in the ...

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5 things we learned from the Six Nations

Ireland have emerged as the dominant force in the northern hemisphere after sweeping all before them in the 2018 NatWest 6 Nations.

Here, Press Association Sport examines five things we learned from the tournament.

Grand Slam Winners! What a feeling! Thank you all for ...

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Jesse Lingard focuses on the positives after Brighton victory

Jesse Lingard stressed the importance of Manchester United simply having got back to winning ways after they defeated Brighton on Saturday in the FA Cup quarter-finals.

United beat the Seagulls 2-0 at Old Trafford, with Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic each netting headers, four days ...

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Jacob Stockdale aiming for the very top in the wake of Ireland’s Grand Slam win

Jacob Stockdale insists Ireland want to harness their Grand Slam triumph to become the best team in the world.

The record-breaking wing believes “the sky is the limit” on his own try-scoring potential, and backed Ireland to run back-to-back world champions New Zealand all the ...

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Alan Pardew admits West Brom are running out of time

Under-fire West Brom boss Alan Pardew insists he will continue to fight for his job after his team slipped closer to Premier League relegation.

Rock bottom Albion are in a perilous position following Saturday’s 2-1 defeat at Bournemouth, 10 points adrift of safety with seven games ...

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Joe Gomez: Mohamed Salah’s impact ‘indescribable’

Defender Joe Gomez admits Liverpool’s players enjoy watching forward Mohamed Salah in full flow as much as their fans do.

The Egypt international became the first Reds player since Luis Suarez in December 2013 against Norwich to score four times in a game as Watford were ...

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Jan Vertonghen: Tottenham have an FA Cup semi-final advantage at Wembley

Jan Vertonghen admits Tottenham have an FA Cup advantage with the semi-finals being staged at their temporary Wembley home.

Spurs cruised into the last four of the competition for the second successive season by winning 3-0 at Swansea on Saturday.

“It definitely helps us ...

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