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Two rescued at Fairy Pools on Isle of Skye

Two people have been rescued after they became stranded at the Fairy Pools on Skye.

Emergency services were called to the beauty spot at around 4.50pm on Sunday.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service sent two water rescue teams and two appliances to the scene where the pair were stuck ...

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Angelique Kerber and Venus Williams knocked out of French Open

Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber and Venus Williams made first-round exits from the French Open on Sunday.

Neither was a particular surprise. Williams, who turns 39 next month, had a tough draw against ninth seed Elina Svitolina while Kerber has only just recovered from an ankle injury ...

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Stam feels Manchester United would be good fit for De Ligt

Matthijs De Ligt says his future is up in the air and compatriot Jaap Stam believes the highly-rated Ajax defender would fit in well at Manchester United.

Having starred in the Dutch giants’ run to the Champions League semi-finals, 19-year-old De Ligt has been attracting admiring ...

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Hamilton felt Lauda’s presence on his way to ‘hardest’ victory in Monaco

Lewis Hamilton said Niki Lauda’s spirit guided him to the toughest win of his career in Monaco.

Hamilton pointed to Lauda’s name, which graced the back of his one-off red helmet, after he fended off Red Bull’s Max Verstappen to claim a nail-biting victory – his ...

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The best moments from day one at the French Open

Roger Federer made a triumphant return to the French Open, beating Lorenzo Sonego in straight sets in his first match at Roland Garros for four years.

There was defeat, though, for women’s fifth seed Angelique Kerber against Russian teen Anastasia Potapova while Elina Svitolina saw ...

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England optimistic Wood will be fit for World Cup

England are hopeful of good news on Mark Wood’s fitness as they prepare for one final World Cup warm-up match that looks like more of a headache than a help.

Wood pulled up with pain in his left foot during Saturday’s defeat to Australia, withdrawing from the match and heading ...

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Roger Federer calls himself French Open ‘outsider’ after first-round win

Roger Federer labelled himself an outsider after making a winning return to the French Open.

The 20-time grand slam champion is playing the year’s second major tournament for the first time in four years and had no trouble finding his feet on the redeveloped Court Philippe Chatrier ...

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Two dead and dozens injured after tornado roars through Oklahoma town

At least two people have died and more than two dozen have been injured after a tornado destroyed a hotel and roared through a nearby mobile home park in Oklahoma.

The twister touched down in El Reno, about 25 miles west of Oklahoma City.

It hit the American Budget Value Inn before ...

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Police urge two women who may have been sexually assaulted to come forward

An appeal has been issued for two women who may have been sexually assaulted in Londonderry to speak to police.

The two separate incidents were reported to police to have taken place outside a music festival in the Ebrington Square area in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The ...

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Bernd Wiesberger ‘thankful’ after claiming Made in Denmark title

Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger put his injury woes firmly behind him by winning a final-day duel with Scotland’s Robert MacIntyre at the Made in Denmark event to claim his fifth European Tour title.

Wiesberger carded a closing 66 at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort to finish 14 ...

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Two men arrested after street death

Two more people have been arrested in connection with the death of a man in Glasgow.

Police were called to a report of a man allegedly being attacked on Stravanan Street, Castlemilk, in front of his colleagues at around 10.50am on Friday.

Emergency services were called out and ...

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Earthquake strikes Amazon jungle in Peru

A powerful earthquake has struck a remote part of the Amazon jungle in Peru, causing buildings to collapse and knocking out power to some areas.

The magnitude 8 quake was felt as far away as neighbouring Colombia and Ecuador.

It was centred in a vast nature reserve 57 miles east of ...

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Police searching for missing man find body

Police searching for a man missing for more than three months have found a body.

Redmond Taylor, 26, has not been seen since February 12 when he left Forth Valley Royal Hospital at around 12.30pm.

Police said he was last pictured on CCTV walking north on Stirling Road/A9 in the ...

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British man dies after Cannes yacht crash

A British man has died after a collision between two yachts near Cannes on the last night of the film festival.

The 29-year-old, who was a crew member on board the 26.5m-long Minx vessel, suffered a heart attack, according to the region’s maritime prefecture.

He was injured ...

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De Ligt admits his next move is still to be decided

Highly-rated Dutch defender Matthijs De Ligt says he does not know where his future lies amid reported interest from Manchester United.

The 19-year-old, a star performer in Ajax’s run to the semi-finals of this season’s Champions League, has been linked with Barcelona, who have ...

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Roger Federer cruises past Lorenzo Sonego on his return to Roland Garros

Roger Federer returned to Roland Garros as if he had never been away to sweep into the second round of the French Open.

The 20-time grand slam champion is playing the year’s second major tournament for the first time in four years and had no trouble finding his feet on the ...

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Hip injury rules Sean O’Brien out of Ireland’s World Cup plans

Ireland flanker Sean O’Brien will miss this autumn’s Rugby World Cup after Leinster confirmed he is set to undergo hip surgery.

O’Brien, who will swap newly-crowned PRO14 champions Leinster for London Irish later this year, faces up to six months on the ...

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‘Ruthless’ England fans make it Lyon’s den

Australia spinner Nathan Lyon was not surprised by the “ruthless” reaction from England fans to Steve Smith and David Warner.

The pair were greeted frostily at the Ageas Bowl during their side’s World Cup warm-up victory on Saturday, their first appearance against the ...

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Hamilton holds on to secure poignant Monaco Grand Prix victory

Lewis Hamilton survived a late collision with Max Verstappen to deliver the perfect tribute to Niki Lauda by winning an eventful Monaco Grand Prix.

Hamilton, sporting a one-off red helmet in tribute to the Mercedes non-executive chairman who died on Monday, tiptoed his way to the chequered ...

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Hawaii woman missing for two weeks rescued from forest

A Hawaii woman has been found alive in a forest on Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago.

Amanda Eller was found injured in the Makawao Forest Reserve, the Maui News reported.

Family spokeswoman Sarah Haynes confirmed she had spoken with Ms Eller’s father, ...

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Sinn Fein acknowledges ‘difficult day’ with local election losses

Sinn Fein is facing challenging election results in Ireland, with dozens of losses projected across local councils.

There is also doubt over whether the party will be able to hold on to its three outgoing MEPs in the Irish Republic, with Dublin candidate Lynn Boylan having a nervous ...

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