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Welsh Government to ‘review’ how non-essential item ban is going in supermarkets

The Welsh Government will review how the ban on supermarkets selling non-essential items during Wales’ firebreak lockdown is working, First Minister Mark Drakeford has said.

Mr Drakeford announced that ministers would be “reviewing how the weekend has gone” with ...

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Zinedine Zidane savours Clasico triumph as Ronald Koeman rues VAR penalty call

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane reflected on a “perfect” victory after his side won El Clasico 3-1 at the Nou Camp – leaving Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman fuming again at VAR.

Both sides were out to respond on the back of shock defeats last weekend, which was ...

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Exeter are double winners after edging out battling Wasps at Twickenham

Exeter joined the ranks of English double winners after digging deep to end Wasps’ courageous resistance in treacherous conditions at Twickenham.

A week after edging Racing 92 to claim their first European title, the Chiefs emerged 19-13 winners from the Gallagher Premiership final ...

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Great deeds, memorable goals and big announcements – Saturday’s sporting social

Sports stars and clubs across the world continue to provide an insight into their lives on social media.

Here, the PA news agency looks at some of the best examples from October 24.

VVV-Venlo had a day to forget.

87. We hebben een record te pakken… #VVVAJA | 0-13 ...

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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard: VAR should have been used to give ‘clear penalty’

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard could not believe that video assistant referee Stuart Attwell ignored what he felt was a “clear penalty” in the goalless draw at Manchester United.

The top-four rivals went toe-to-toe in driving rain at an empty Old Trafford, where Blues goalkeeper ...

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5 of the best places for breakfast in Middlewich and Winsford

AS the clocks go back this weekend and children are on half term, why not treat yourself to a lazy breakfast?

Instead of serving the family at home, how about popping out for a treat and let someone else cook and wash up.

Customers have been singing the praises of local ...

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Ireland camp ‘gutted’ as Garry Ringrose suffers broken jaw during Italy victory

Garry Ringrose has suffered a broken jaw and will be sidelined for up to six weeks.

The Ireland centre trudged out of the first half of Saturday’s 50-17 Six Nations win over Italy, initially failing a head injury assessment.

But after the seven-try victory, Ireland head coach ...

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Leeds match £25,000 pledged by players to Marcus Rashford’s campaign

Leeds have announced they will match the £25,000 donation pledged by the club’s playing squad in support of Marcus Rashford’s campaign for free school meals.

Hours after Leeds captain Liam Cooper revealed the players’ donation on Twitter, the club said they would ...

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Debutant Edinson Cavani comes close but United and Chelsea draw a blank

Edinson Cavani nearly scored with his first touch for Manchester United as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men fought out a goalless draw with Chelsea in the pouring rain.

Having lost this season’s previous Premier League home matches to Crystal Palace and Tottenham in chastening ...

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Police make arrests at anti-lockdown protest in central London

Police have made a series of arrests at an anti-lockdown protest as large crowds gathered in central London.

Demonstrators made their way through the city with banners and placards, calling for “freedom” and an end to Covid-19 restrictions.

Police were deployed outside ...

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Mr Bojangles songwriter Jerry Jeff Walker dies aged 78

Jerry Jeff Walker, a Texas country singer and songwriter who wrote the pop song Mr Bojangles, has died aged 78.

Walker died on Friday of cancer, family spokesman John T Davis told The Associated Press.

“He had battled throat cancer for many years, and some other health ...

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Murder suspect in hospital after woman’s body found at beauty spot

Police have arrested a 23-year-old man, who is in hospital with serious injuries, on suspicion of the murder of a woman whose body was discovered at a National Trust estate.

Thames Valley Police found the body in woodland on the Watlington Hill estate, Oxfordshire, just before 6pm on ...

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Scott Parker determined to turn things around at Fulham

Fulham boss Scott Parker has vowed to give it his all to turn around his side’s dismal start to the season.

The Cottagers suffered a fifth defeat from six Premier League games as they went down 2-1 to Crystal Palace at Craven Cottage.

Parker’s men were in control of the ...

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Tim Wellens sprints to stage five win in Vuelta as Primoz Roglic remains in red

Tim Wellens edged a three-rider sprint to claim victory on stage five of the Vuelta a Espana in Sabinanigo as Primoz Roglic remained in the red jersey.

The Belgian racer held off the challenge of Guillaume Martin (Cofidis Solutions Credits) and Thyman Arensman (Team Sunweb) to take the win ...

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Lucky number 13 for Ajax at VVV-Venlo as Real Madrid celebrate El Clasico win

Ajax set a new Eredivisie record with a 13-0 away win at 10-man VVV-Venlo while Real Madrid claimed a 3-1 victory in El Clasico against Barcelona at an empty Nou Camp.

Lassina Traore scored five goals as Ajax shrugged off their midweek Champions League defeat by Liverpool to move back top ...

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Winsford United 4 Litherland REMYCA 2, match report

MATTHEW Coughlan struck twice as Winsford United maintained top spot with a 4-2 success against Litherland REMYCA.

Blues kept being pegged back in the first half, which ended 2-2, but Coughlan's second strike in the 68th-minute finished off the plucky visitors.

Winsford ...

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Loving Middlewich dad named one of UK's most remarkable Roberts

A GENTLE, loving dad who courageously battled a brain tumour has received a nationwide honour.

Dad-of-three Robert Williams, who sadly died in January this year, inspired fundraisers to collect more than £45,000 for The Brain Tumour Charity.

The Middlewich dairy ...

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Loving Middlewich dad named one of UK's most remarkable Roberts

A GENTLE, loving dad who courageously battled a brain tumour has received a nationwide honour.

Dad-of-three Robert Williams, who sadly died in January this year, inspired fundraisers to collect more than £45,000 for The Brain Tumour Charity.

The Middlewich dairy ...

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Jairo Riedewald and Wilfried Zaha give Crystal Palace victory at 10-man Fulham

Crystal Palace continued their promising start to the Premier League season and heaped more misery on 10-man Fulham with a 2-1 win at Craven Cottage.

Goals in either half from Jairo Riedewald and Wilfried Zaha, who also notched an assist, did the damage by the Thames as Roy Hodgson’s ...

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Phil Foden goal rescues a point for Manchester City at West Ham

Manchester City fought back with a second-half goal from Phil Foden to earn a 1-1 draw at West Ham.

The Irons – who recovered from 3-0 down to draw against Tottenham with a dramatic stoppage-time equaliser from Manuel Lanzini – went in front after 18 minutes through an ...

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Real Madrid brush aside Barcelona and return to the top of LaLiga

Real Madrid returned to the top of LaLiga with a 3-1 win over Barcelona at an empty Nou Camp.

Both sides had suffered shock defeats last weekend, with Zinedine Zidane’s side then beaten 3-2 at home by Shakhtar Donetsk in their Champions League opener on Wednesday night.

Los ...

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