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Michelle Williams splits from husband after less than 12 months of marriage

Hollywood actress Michelle Williams and Phil Elverum have separated after less than a year of marriage.

A source close to the couple, who requested anonymity because they were not authorised to comment on the matter, confirmed the split on Friday.

It was first reported by People ...

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Pope Francis laments ‘all the crosses of the world’

Pope Francis has used a Good Friday ceremony to decry “all the crosses” of suffering in the world.

He included those borne by migrants who find doors closed due to “political calculations” and children who are harmed in their “innocence and purity”, in a ...

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Norwich edge closer to promotion as Vrancic nets dramatic equaliser against Owls

Norwich need five more points to secure promotion to the Premier League after snatching a dramatic 2-2 draw with Sheffield Wednesday at Carrow Road.

Marco Stiepermann fired the home side in front in the 20th minute, only for Fernando Forestieri to equalise with a goal-of-the season ...

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Enes Unal forces draw for relegation-threatened Real Valladolid

Real Valladolid recovered from being two goals down against Alaves to force a 2-2 draw and claim a potentially vital point in their battle to avoid relegation from LaLiga.

The home side were gifted the opening goal in the fourth minute when Valladolid goalkeeper Yoel had to scramble to ...

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Guardiola: We’ll go four it all again next season

Pep Guardiola will launch another attempt to win the quadruple with Manchester City next season.

City’s bid to win four trophies – a feat never achieved in English football – came to an agonising end as Tottenham edged them out in a thrilling Champions League ...

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Rocket Ronnie: Only a select few can be considered great

Ronnie O’Sullivan will embrace the pressure that comes with his latest World Championship campaign and says Tiger Woods’ recent Masters triumph is proof that sport’s true greats should never be written off.

Woods ended a Major drought of over a decade with victory in ...

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Pochettino expects Manchester City to ‘fight’ for Premier League crown

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is determined to further derail Manchester City’s season when the two clubs meet again on Saturday – but he acknowledges how tough it will be.

Spurs ended City’s quadruple bid when they sealed a dramatic away-goals win in the Champions ...

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Police investigate string of sexual assaults by suspected delivery driver

A string of six sexual assaults against women and a girl aged 14 are thought to have been carried out by a delivery driver on a moped, police said.

Between March 3 and April 18, the Metropolitan Police received six reports of sexual assaults on women late at night in the Hornsey, Crouch ...

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Joshua set for new opponent as Hearn claims Miller has failed second doping test

Jarrell Miller will not face Anthony Joshua on June 1 after promoter Eddie Hearn reported a second “adverse finding” from a drugs test.

Miller’s participation for the New York heavyweight bout was already under threat after the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association ...

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Heracles fifth after win over Heerenveen

Heracles moved up to fifth in the Eredivisie table with a 2-1 win over Heerenveen on Friday.

Heerenveen thought they had opened the scoring after 25 minutes when Mitchell Van Bergen crossed for Pelle Van Amersfoot to bundle the ball home, but the goal was ruled out for a foul.

And ...

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Video shows moment gunman fired at murdered journalist Lyra McKee

Videos released by police appeared to show the moment a gunman fired the shots which killed journalist Lyra McKee.

Police Service Northern Ireland released mobile phone footage which shows the masked suspect, clad in black, point a gun from behind cover and fire towards police and a crowd ...

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Donald Trump blasts ex-advisers who claimed he tried to stop Mueller report

US president Donald Trump has struck a defiant tone after celebrating the release of the Mueller report as “a good day”.

He unleashed a volley of tweets on Friday, saying claims in the report by former administration officials that he tried numerous times to stop or influence ...

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Arrests made during Glasgow park disturbance

A number of people have been arrested during a mass disturbance at Kelvingrove Park in Glasgow.

Police Scotland was called to the green space at around 4.30pm on Friday after reports of an incident involving a “large number” of people.

It is understood a number of arrests ...

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Irish president tells dissidents to reflect on their ‘appalling’ actions

Ireland’s president has said those behind the killing of a journalist in Londonderry do not represent anybody on the island.

Michael D Higgins urged them to reflect on their “appalling” actions during a visit to Belfast after signing a book of condolence to Lyra ...

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Valverde taking no chances as Barcelona close in on LaLiga title

Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde insisted Saturday’s clash with Real Sociedad is “not just another game” as he looks to move a step closer to wrapping up the LaLiga title.

Barca hold a nine-point advantage over Atletico Madrid at the summit with six games to go and ...

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Joshua set for new opponent as Hearn claims Miller has failed second doping test

Anthony Joshua’s promoters Matchroom will announce next week who the Briton’s new opponent for his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight title defence in New York will be after ruling out Jarrell Miller.

The American’s participation in the June 1 fight was jeopardised on Tuesday ...

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Pope to lead Good Friday procession at the Colosseum in Rome

Pilgrims and tourists have flocked to the Colosseum for the Way of the Cross procession to join Pope Francis for a Good Friday night ritual in Rome.

The procession commemorates the suffering of Jesus.

This year, meditations to be read aloud during the ceremony will reflect on the ...

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Boy, six, injured in ‘reckless’ shotgun attack on Wolverhampton house

A six-year-old boy was injured when a group of men opened fire on a house with a shotgun, police said.

The boy is thought to have been inside the house when the shots were fired and he sustained non life-threatening injuries to his back and hand.

The incident happened shortly ...

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Pink climate boat towed from Oxford Circus after five-day blockade

A pink boat used by Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists to blockade Oxford Circus has been towed away by police after five days at the heart of the climate demonstrations in London.

The boat, which became a symbol for the ongoing disruption, was dismantled on Friday afternoon, several ...

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Californian parents who tortured and abused children given life sentences

A Californian couple who inflicted years of torture and abuse on 12 of their 13 children have been sentenced to life, with parole possible after 25 years.

Their crimes were only discovered when one of their daughters fled their home and pleaded for help to a 911 operator.

The ...

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Man Booker winner recalls journalist’s ‘open wee heart’

The latest winner of the Man Booker prize has paid a tearful tribute to a murdered Belfast journalist.

Milkman author Anna Burns was among hundreds who turned out at Belfast City Hall for a vigil to Lyra McKee and stood for a minute’s silence, which was followed with ...

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