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Whales remain in Garelochhead after attempts to herd them out to sea

Three whales remained in the water at Garelochhead after an attempt to rescue the pod.

A joint organisational response comprised of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR), Ministry of Defence, as well as local volunteers, aimed to get the northern bottlenose whales back out to sea ...

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Texas governor condemned for shutting sites to drop off postal ballots

The Republican governor of Texas has ordered counties to have only one postal ballot drop-off site, shutting dozens of locations in some of the state’s largest cities and key Democratic strongholds.

Greg Abbott called his order a move to enhance poll security while Democrats blasted ...

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Northern England faces new lockdowns and more travellers ordered to quarantine

New local lockdowns will be imposed in the north of England as travellers arriving from Turkey and Poland are to be told to enter quarantine to combat a resurgence in coronavirus.

More than a third of the UK will be under heightened restrictions when Liverpool, Warrington, Hartlepool and ...

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Northern England faces new lockdowns and more travellers ordered to quarantine

New local lockdowns will be imposed in the north of England as travellers arriving from Turkey and Poland are to be told to enter quarantine to combat a resurgence in coronavirus.

More than a third of the UK will be under heightened restrictions when Liverpool, Warrington, Hartlepool and ...

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Gareth Southgate not ruling out future England recall for Jamie Vardy

England manager Gareth Southgate is refusing to rule out a future recall for Leicester striker Jamie Vardy.

The 33-year-old stepped away from international duty after the 2018 World Cup to focus on his club career.

Vardy, though, never officially announced his England retirement and ...

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Gareth Southgate to discuss with his players the meaning of playing for England

Gareth Southgate will discuss with his England players what it means to wear the Three Lions shirt as he dropped Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden to send a “message” following their behaviour last month.

The pair were sent home after breaching Covid-19 regulations in Reykjavik in ...

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Steven Gerrard pleased with European progress but has sights set on silverware

Steven Gerrard has challenged his Rangers players to transform their European heroics into domestic success.

The Light Blues fired themselves back into the Europa League group stages for the third year running as goals from Scott Arfield and James Tavernier left Galatasaray ...

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FAW monitoring Azerbaijan situation ahead of Euro 2020 matches in Baku

Ryan Giggs says the Football Association of Wales is monitoring the escalating conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, with the Dragons due to play two Euro 2020 matches in Baku next summer.

The two former Soviet republics have been locked for decades in a conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh, ...

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Mikel Arteta hails Bernd Leno as Arsenal earn Carabao Cup quarter-final spot

Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta insists Bernd Leno’s impressive performance in the Carabao Cup win over Liverpool did not give him any extra satisfaction having chosen to make the German goalkeeper his number one.

The Gunners sold Emiliano Martinez to Aston Villa last month, ...

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Jose Mourinho continues sparring with ‘Gary’ Southgate over Harry Kane plans

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has continued sparring with Gareth Southgate over the England manager’s plans for Harry Kane next week.

Mourinho made it perfectly clear that he did not expect Kane to be involved in all three of England’s games over the next fortnight after a ...

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Trump to attend next two presidential debates despite opposing rule changes

Donald Trump opposes changing the rules for the remaining two presidential debates against Democrat Joe Biden – but his campaign has said he will attend regardless.

Tuesday’s opening debate in Cleveland quickly turned chaotic, with frequent interruptions by the candidates ...

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Driver dies during land speed record attempt at airfield

A driver has died during a British land speed record attempt.

A full investigation is to take place into the circumstances of the incident at Elvington Airfield to the east of York on Thursday afternoon.

North Yorkshire Police said they were called out to a “serious ...

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Harry Kane hat-trick fires Tottenham into Europa League group stage

Harry Kane scored a hat-trick and set up another goal as Tottenham eased through to the Europa League group stage with a 7-2 win over Maccabi Haifa.

Kane and his team-mates showed no signs of fatigue playing their third game in five days and put the Israeli side to the sword, with a ...

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Joe Willock scores winning penalty as Arsenal claim shoot-out win over Liverpool

Joe Willock secured Arsenal’s first win at Anfield since 2012 with the winning penalty in a shoot-out after a goalless 90 minutes to put them into the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup.

Liverpool paid the price for not making the most of their dominance in normal time, having ...

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Promoter Eddie Hearn tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of Buatsi-Kalic fight

Eddie Hearn has tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of Joshua Buatsi’s bout with Marko Kalic on Sunday.

Matchroom Boxing chief Hearn said he left the secure bubble “immediately” on receipt of his positive test result.

Buatsi will take on Kalic for the WBA ...

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Football Association of Wales monitoring situation ahead of Baku match

Ryan Giggs says the Football Association of Wales is monitoring the escalating conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, with the Dragons due to play two Euro 2020 matches in Baku next summer.

The two former Soviet republics have been locked for decades in a conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh, ...

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Neil Lennon proud of Celtic for bouncing back from Champions League heartache

Neil Lennon hopes Celtic’s Europa League qualification wiped away the painful memory of their Champions League demise.

The Hoops won through to the group stage of European football’s second-tier club competition with a well-deserved 1-0 win over Sarajevo in Bosnia-Herzegovina ...

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Car stolen in Reading: Police appeal for information

OFFICERS are attempting to trace a car stolen from Reading.

Thames Valley Police (TVP) are appealing for information after car keys were taken from a house in Osborne Road between 11.30pm on Tuesday, September 29, and 8.20am on Wednesday, September 30.

READ MORE: Police ...

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Timeline of Margaret Ferrier’s movements after experiencing Covid-19 symptoms

SNP MP Margaret Ferrier has admitted travelling to Parliament despite being required to self-isolate with coronavirus symptoms and then riding on a train to Scotland after testing positive.

She was suspended by her party after publicly disclosing her behaviour on Thursday but multiple ...

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The high-profile figures who have breached coronavirus restrictions

A Scottish National Party MP has become the latest high-profile figure to breach Covid-19 restrictions.

The whip has been suspended from Margaret Ferrier, who has apologised for travelling to London to debate the coronavirus response in Parliament after experiencing Covid-19 symptoms ...

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Said Benrahma brace swells asking price, says Brentford boss Thomas Frank

Brentford boss Thomas Frank claimed Said Benrahma had added another few million to his price tag after his two goals sank Fulham in the Carabao Cup.

Algerian midfielder Benrahma has been linked with a move to the Premier League all summer, with Chelsea, Arsenal, Crystal Palace and Aston ...

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