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Climate change protesters to ‘pause’ rebellion if politicians negotiate

Climate change protesters who have stopped traffic in a series of peaceful demonstrations across London are proposing to “pause” their rebellion if politicians agree to negotiate.

Members of Extinction Rebellion (XR) are suggesting temporarily ending disruptive tactics to focus ...

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Teenage climate activist addresses Extinction Rebellion supporters

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has issued a rallying cry to would-be protesters, saying “it’s never too late” to pioneer the fight for the planet.

Speaking in London, the 16-year-old said humanity had reached a crossroads as she addressed hundreds of Extinction ...

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Leo Varadkar condemns republican group after Dublin parade

Irish premier Leo Varadkar has condemned the actions of a republican group that paraded down Dublin’s O’Connell Street after the murder of Lyra McKee.

Mr Varadkar said the march, by a group associated with the so-called New IRA, had dishonoured the Irish national ...

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Mako Vunipola praises brother Billy’s self-control after boos in Saracens win

Mako Vunipola has praised his brother Billy’s self-control after he was booed throughout Saracens’ Heineken Champions Cup victory over Munster and then confronted by a spectator.

Tournament organisers European Professional Club Rugby condemned the post-match incident which saw ...

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Kylian Mbappe hat-trick earns title-winning PSG victory over Monaco

Kylian Mbappe scored a hat-trick as Paris St Germain celebrated winning the Ligue 1 title with a 3-1 victory against Monaco.

After failing to regain their crown in the past three matches, drawing one and losing two, PSG’s sixth title in the last seven seasons was confirmed prior to ...

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Two teenagers held over Lyra McKee’s murder released without charge

Two teenagers arrested over the murder of journalist Lyra McKee have been released without charge as her killers were urged to disband.

The pair, aged 18 and 19, were released by the Police Service of Northern Ireland as officers urged anyone with information to contact them.

It came ...

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Southbank Underbelly Festival returns for 2019 - By Millie Jordan, Gumley House

The Southbank Underbelly Festival has returned for the summer season of 2019. Running from April until late September, it is packed with a variety of evening events each week, ranging from theatre productions and comedy shows to podcasts. The gorgeous outside area is decorated with flowers, ...

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Ben Ward: Behind the man keeping rugby's values alive (Josh Bartholomew, Hampton School)

Ringfencing the Gallagher Premiership is the debate which plagues English rugby. Its supporters say that it would aid youth development in creating greater opportunities; its critics think that it needlessly inhibits the dreams of lower-level clubs.

Old-Hamptonian and Ealing ...

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Jurgen Klopp critical of Cardiff pitch after Liverpool reclaim top spot

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp described the Cardiff City Stadium playing surface as “dangerous” after his team reclaimed top spot in the Premier League.

A rare Georginio Wijnaldum strike in the 57th minute eased Liverpool nerves before substitute James Milner slotted home a ...

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Georgiou avoids record Crucible low total in defeat to Robertson

Michael Georgiou avoided a slice of unwanted snooker history at the Crucible but could not stop Neil Robertson skating through to the second round of the World Championship.

Georgiou resumed on Sunday trailing 9-0 and not only staring at what would have been the championship’s second ...

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Comedian says he will not let Ukraine down after winning presidential election

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy has promised his country’s people he will not disappoint them after winning the presidential election.

Mr Zelenskiy said after a poll of voters in a run-off election on Sunday suggested his overwhelming victory that his apparent win could be a ...

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Keothavong ‘ecstatic’ after Great Britain return to Fed Cup top table

Anne Keothavong was finally able to celebrate World Group play-off success at the fifth time of asking as Great Britain returned to the Fed Cup’s top table for the first time in 26 years.

It was a weekend full of drama at London’s Copper Box and Johanna Konta and Katie Boulter ...

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Wilfried Zaha is settled at Crystal Palace, insists boss Roy Hodgson

Roy Hodgson insists Wilfried Zaha is happy at Crystal Palace.

Zaha put a host of top clubs on alert this week by revealing his ambition to play Champions League football.

But Eagles boss Hodgson believes the Ivory Coast forward is settled at Selhurst Park, as evidenced by his pivotal ...

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Unai Emery: Arsenal lost a big opportunity in race for top four

Unai Emery conceded Arsenal blew a “big opportunity” in the race for the Premier League’s top four with their 3-2 home loss to Crystal Palace.

Christian Benteke, Wilfried Zaha and James McArthur all found the net as Palace stunned the Gunners at the Emirates Stadium on ...

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French sailors pay tribute to Notre Dame by lining up in the cathedral’s shape

French sailors have paid tribute to the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral by lining up in the shape of it.

The Marine Nationale, France’s navy, tweeted an aerial photograph of a large group of sailors on board an aircraft carrier standing in the shape of the cathedral which is still ...

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More than 200 dead including five Britons in Sri Lanka bombings

At least five Britons are among more than 200 people killed in a series of bombings which ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka.

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said the death toll from the “horrifying” attack included “several British ...

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Comedian claims landslide win in Ukraine’s presidential election, exit poll says

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy has a commanding lead over incumbent Petro Poroshenko in Ukraine’s presidential election, an exit poll suggests.

Results from the exit poll released on Sunday after voting stations closed showed Mr Zelenskiy receiving 73.2% of the nationwide vote, ahead ...

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Marcelo says Real Madrid are “damaged” by disappointing season

Skipper Marcelo admitted Real Madrid have been “really, really damaged” by a disappointing season after Karim Benzema’s hat-trick secured a 3-0 LaLiga victory over Athletic Bilbao.

Real occupy third place in the table with five games remaining, a distant 13 points behind ...

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5 things we learned from the Premier League this weekend

The Premier League title race appears to be going to the wire, with neither Liverpool nor Manchester City giving any quarter in their pursuit of glory.

At the other end of the table, Cardiff and Brighton – and to a lesser extent Southampton – are engaged in a desperate battle ...

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Crystal Palace's Roy Hodgson on Christian Benteke

Roy Hodgson praised Christian Benteke after his contribution in Palace’s 3-2 win at Arsenal.

Benteke opened the scoring on 17 minutes to register his first goal in nearly 12 months after a season sidelined for large spells with injury.

Despite the £30million ...

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Sutton-based Extinction Rebellion group launched amid major protests

A Sutton-based Extinction Rebellion group aiming to raise awareness about serious climate and ecological issues has been launched as protesters urge the Government to declare a “climate emergency”.

Gravestones were setup at the Wallington Farmers’ Market to show ...

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