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Putin dismisses claims Russia behind Salisbury spy poisoning as ‘nonsense’

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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Syria’s Bashar Assad visits troops on front line near Damascus

Syria’s President Bashar Assad has visited troops on the front line in the newly captured areas of eastern Ghouta, near the capital Damascus, hailing their recent advances as a part of a larger battle against global terrorism.

Standing in a neighbourhood street, Mr Assad ...

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Trump uses tweets to attack head of probe into Russian election interference

US president Donald Trump has used tweets to take out his frustrations over the intensifying Russia investigation by lashing out at special counsel Robert Mueller, hinting at a shift away from cooperating with a probe he believes is biased against him.

Mr Trump used weekend tweets ...

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Vladimir Putin wins election, according to early results

Vladimir Putin looks set to be Russia’s president for six more years as an exit poll and early returns suggest he has easily won a fourth term.

The nationwide exit poll conducted by the All-Russia Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) showed that Mr Putin won 73.9% of Sunday’s ...

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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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NOSTALGIA: Go back to Windsor Slough and South Bucks in 1956

Fulmer village hall crowned an exciting day when Princess Alexandra officially opened the new building in 1957.

In attendance was Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher,Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire and Admiral Richard Shelley,chairman of the building committee.

A listed building ...

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Teacher working in London school wins million-dollar prize

An art and textiles teacher from an inner-city school in the UK has won a million-dollar prize.

Andria Zafirakou, who works at Alperton Community School in Brent, north-west London, was one of 10 finalists shortlisted for the fourth annual Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize. ...

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Russian presidential election sees 51.9% turnout

Russia’s Central Election Commission has reported more than 50% turnout in the presidential election which President Vladimir Putin is certain to win another six years in office overwhelmingly.

Mr Putin faces seven challengers but none poses a serious threat.

The ...

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Karen Bradley says DUP and Sinn Fein must reach Stormont deal themselves

Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley has said she will not impose a framework deal or a timetable to resume negotiations on Stormont’s deadlocked parties.

Mrs Bradley’s comments to the Press Association come after Taoiseach Leo Varadkar last week called for a ...

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Hellenic League: Virginia Water FC make it back-to-back wins but Windsor FC suffer a third defeat

VIRGINIA Water made it back-to-back wins in Hellenic Division One East after a 4-1 victory against Holyport at Stag Meadow on Saturday.

Goals from Josh Guichard and Lorenzo Di Felice gave The Waters a clear lead before the half-time interval, and Ryan Curtis extended the advantage ...

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Family of East Sussex double shooting victims pay tribute to ‘beautiful people’

Relatives of a mother and daughter shot dead in their own home have paid tribute to two “beautiful people that filled our family with laughter”.

Heather Whitbread, 53, and Michelle, 32, were fatally wounded during the attack on Bexhill Road in St Leonards, East Sussex, on Friday ...

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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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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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Tadhg Furlong ‘defies logic’ with all-court brand of rugby – Garry Ringrose

Tadhg Furlong “defies logic” with his all-court brand of power play and finesse, according to Garry Ringrose.

Midfielder Ringrose insisted Furlong could no longer escape his Mayor of Wexford nickname after his masterful inside-centre impression in Ireland’s Grand Slam triumph ...

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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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Thames Valley Police found a body in their search for Rizkallah Moussah

POLICE believe the body of an elderly man found on Saturday evening is the same person who went missing last week.

Rizkallah Moussah, who suffered from severe alzheimers, was reported missing from Sunningdale on March 10, sparking a major search from the emergency services, and ...

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SNP urges Theresa May to do more to tackle Russian money laundering

The SNP’s Westminster leader has called on Theresa May to impose tougher financial sanctions on Russia. including steps to tackle money laundering in the UK.

Ian Blackford said the actions of Russia in relation to the Salisbury poisoning amounted to “state terrorism” and that ...

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