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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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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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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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A double header as Town bid to seal safety

IT’S a busy Easter weekend for Kendal Town as they bid to seal their Evo-Stik League West safety.

The Mintcakes travel to the Potteries to take on Newcastle Town on Saturday then round off their home programme on Easter Monday when they host Droylsden.

Town then ...

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Appleby fall at semi-final hurdle to the title chasers

APPLEBY failed in their bid to reach the final of The High Sheriffs Cup, going down 2-1 to Keswick.

Andy Frampton and Karl Southern scored the crucial goals in a keenly contested encounter which sees Keswick still on course to win five trophies.

In the James Cropper ...

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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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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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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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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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Cash for clubs and playgroup

SOUTH Lakes District Councillor Sheila Capstick, who represents the Sedbergh and Kirkby Lonsdale ward, has donated £500 of her £1,000 locality budget to Sedbergh Football Club, with the other £500 split between Dent pre-school playgroup and Kirkby Lonsdale RUFC.


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999 time-wasters revealed: Patient phoned for ambulance because they couldn't sleep

THE ambulance service has revealed some of the time-wasting 999 calls it dealt with last Easter - including one from a person who couldn't sleep.

Cumbrian bosses are urging people to use the service responsibly as it prepared for a rise in demand over the bank holiday weekend. ...

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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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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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Cameron Bancroft boosts Durham to six-wicket win over Leicestershire

Cameron Bancroft’s second unbeaten hundred in as many matches led Durham to a six-wicket win over Leicestershire in the Royal London One-Day Cup.

The Foxes rebuilt from 112 for seven to reach 233 for nine, with Tom Taylor (59) and Dieter Klein (46) putting on 81, but Bancroft’s ...

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Carlo’s spot kick can’t save County

THERE was no joy for Kendal County in their last game of the season on Tuesday as they went down 4-2 to Hawcoat Park.

Elliot Moore’s hat trick and Joe Tindale’s goal saw the visitors continue their good run of form.

Kendal had initially equalised through Bailey ...

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Notre Dame Cathedral stabilised as firefighters leave site

Architects and construction workers have now stabilised the damaged structure of Notre Dame Cathedral, four days after a fast-spreading fire ravaged the Paris building.

A fire brigade spokesman confirmed crews will leave the site on Friday night.

It comes as French authorities ...

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Journalist Lyra McKee ‘killed for doing her job’

Lyra McKee was killed for doing her job, a vigil in Londonderry has heard.

The 29-year-old was prepared to take calculated risks in pursuit of a story but was too intelligent to be fearless, the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) said.

Members held a rally outside the Guildhall in ...

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