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Johnson declines to deny allegations he failed to declare potential conflicts

Boris Johnson has declined to deny allegations that he failed to declare potential conflicts of interest as London mayor over the allocation of public money to a model turned technology entrepreneur.

The Prime Minister repeatedly refused to comment on allegations centring on his ...

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Johnson plays down chances of ‘New York breakthrough’ on Brexit

Boris Johnson has played down the chances of a “New York breakthrough” on Brexit during discussions with key EU leaders at the United Nations.

The Prime Minister is set to meet with Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, Donald Tusk and Leo Varadkar during the annual General Assembly ...

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Johnson declines to rule out military intervention in Iran

Boris Johnson has blamed Iran for the attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, before a meeting with President Hassan Rouhani.

The Prime Minister said on Sunday that the UK could attribute blame with a “very high degree of probability” to the Islamic republic as he declined to ...

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Johnson to tell Trump the NHS is not on the table in post-Brexit trade deal

Boris Johnson has said he will discuss the climate crisis with Donald Trump and tell him face-to-face that the NHS cannot be on the table for a post-Brexit trade deal.

The Prime Minister is to meet the US President on Tuesday for talks at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, ...

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Trump suggests he raised Biden and son with Ukraine’s president

President Donald Trump has suggested that he raised former Vice President Joe Biden and Biden’s son in a phone call with Ukraine’s new leader.

Democrats are pressing for investigations into whether Mr Trump improperly used his office to try to dig up damaging information about ...

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Travellers ‘absolutely devastated’ but feel for Thomas Cook staff

Travellers have said they are “absolutely devastated” at the closure of Thomas Cook but have expressed support for the travel operator’s staff.

The tourism giant announced early on Monday that it had ceased trading after failing to secure a last-ditch rescue deal, leaving ...

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New York Giants fight back to win thriller against Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The New York Giants – led by rookie quarterback Daniel Jones – overturned an 18-point deficit to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 32-31.

Jones, the sixth overall pick in this year’s draft, replaced the benched Eli Manning as the Giants sought to improve their 0-2 record ...

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Football rumours from the media

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will look to bolster his Manchester United side with a double signing from Tottenham, reports the Daily Star. United have previously been rebuffed in their attempts to sign Lucas Moura and Eric Dier, but Solskjaer will look to tempt the pair to the north west as the side ...

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Pools players considering their future

HARTLEPOOL UNITED face the prospect of some of their players refusing to play for the club again.

Saturday’s home defeat to Dover was tainted by a racist incident after the visitors took a first-half lead.

While abuse was hurled in the direction of the Dover players ...

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Ripon Grammar School student prepares for UCI race

AN ELITE teenage cyclist has described her training schedule as ‘like taking a fourth A-level’ as she juggles her schoolwork with preparing for the UCI Road World Championships.

Ripon Grammar School sixth former, Abi Smith, will be racing from Doncaster to Harrogate, ...

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North Yorkshire solicitors' 200 year commitment to fair, transparent pricing

IN the competitive legal industry, one North Yorkshire solicitors’ practice is working hard to ensure a fair and transparent deal for their clients.

Hunton & Garget has been established in Richmond’s historic marketplace since 1820, and is one of the oldest ...

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Darlington school to open doors to prospective parents

A PROMINENT alliance of Darlington schools is opening its doors to parents this October to showcase what makes its schools special.

Mowden Federation of Schools will welcome parents considering sending their children there to tour its facilities, and to see for themselves the ...

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Magnus Bradbury enters the fray as Hamish Watson ruled out of Rugby World Cup

Scotland have suffered a fresh blow to their World Cup hopes after flanker Hamish Watson was ruled out for the rest of the tournament.

The Edinburgh forward suffered a serious knee injury during Sunday’s 27-3 defeat to Ireland in their Pool A opener in Yokohama and will play no ...

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The sporting weekend in pictures

The wait was finally over for rugby fans as the World Cup got under way in Japan.

A blockbuster clash between New Zealand and South Africa topped the bill on Saturday, before England, Ireland and Scotland got their campaigns under way a day later.

Manchester City scored eight in a ...

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Jack Ross happy to deal with the mounting criticism

JACK ROSS insists he is capable of handling the criticism that was hurled in his direction during Sunderland’s 1-1 draw at Bolton Wanderers – but the Black Cats boss’ position is coming under mounting pressure in the wake of side’s failure to beat the League One ...

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Fletcher’s own goal sinks below-par Boro

DANIEL AYALA claims Middlesbrough have gained meagre reward for their efforts so far this season, and argues their latest defeat at Cardiff City should be another filed in the ‘lost opportunity’ department.

Boro’s stand-in captain has acknowledged that nine points ...

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Carroll hoping his injury issues are behind him

ANDY CARROLL is hoping his injury misery is behind him as he attempts to help lift the dark clouds hanging over Newcastle United.

The 30-year-old striker pulled on the black-and-white shirt for the first time at St James’ Park since Boxing Day 2010 when he was introduced as a ...

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Has Sunderland boss Jack Ross reached the point of no return?

WHENEVER a manager leaves a football club, there tends to be a moment that can be identified as the point of no return.

For Steve Bruce, it was the split-second in a home game against Wigan when thousands of Sunderland supporters decided to use their manager’s Geordie heritage ...

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Meet the Year Eight Darlington boy with the equivalent of a music A-level

A MUSIC prodigy has proved he can follow in his family's footsteps after passing an A-level equivalent drumming exam aged just 11.

Last year, Joe Ellerton, from Darlington, sat his Grade 5 music theory, the equivalent of GCSE standard, and drummed up a 97 per cent pass mark – ...

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Shildon drug dealer jailed after cocaine worth up to £5k found in kitchen

A DRUG dealer who was found with cocaine worth up to £5k in his kitchen cupboard has been jailed.

Jack Ramsey, from Shildon, in County Durham, pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine with intent to supply and possession of MDMA.

The drugs were seized from his home in ...

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Thieves can't put off Bedale cafe owners

A COUPLE from London who came to North Yorkshire to start a new life say they have not been put off after an opportunist thief stole money from their café.

Tracey and Ian Morrison took over the Platform One Café on Bedale Station on the Wensleydale railway just 11 ...

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