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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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Dean Smith rues ‘missed opportunity’ as Aston Villa crash out of Carabao Cup

Boss Dean Smith admitted Aston Villa blew their chance after being knocked out of the Carabao Cup by Stoke.

Sam Vokes sent the Potters through to the quarter-finals as Villa’s second-string suffered a 1-0 fourth-round defeat.

Henri Lansbury and Keinan Davis missed Villa’s ...

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Tottenham, Celtic, Rangers and Dundalk make sure of Europa League progress

Harry Kane’s hat-trick fired Tottenham into the Europa League group stages with a 7-2 win over Maccabi Haifa in north London.

Giovani Lo Celso bagged two goals in three minutes as Jose Mourinho’s Spurs overwhelmed their Israeli visitors at the Tottenham Hotspur ...

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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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Julian Assange to spend Christmas behind bars awaiting extradition fate

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s fiancee vowed to continue the “fight for his life” as he faces Christmas behind bars waiting to find out if he will be extradited to the United States.

The 49-year-old was arrested on a fresh 18-count indictment, alleging a plot to hack ...

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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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Stoke upset Aston Villa to claim Carabao Cup quarter-final spot

Sam Vokes sent Stoke into the Carabao Cup quarter-finals after an impressive 1-0 win at Aston Villa.

The striker’s first-half header clinched a second Premier League scalp for the Sky Bet Championship side after their victory at Wolves last month.

Henri Lansbury and Keinan ...

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Travellers cancel Poland plans as country removed from quarantine exemption list

A concert pianist said the decision to remove Poland from the UK’s quarantine-exemption list will see him lose thousands of pounds.

Tomasz Lis was due to perform in the country on Sunday, but has since cancelled his plans following Transport Secretary Grant Shapps’ announcement ...

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MP apologises for travelling to and from Parliament with Covid-19

An MP has apologised for travelling to London to debate the coronavirus response in Parliament after experiencing Covid-19 symptoms before testing positive and returning to Scotland.

The SNP suspended Margaret Ferrier after she acknowledged on Thursday that “there is no excuse for my ...

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Racing 92 squad forced into isolation with Champions Cup final looming

Racing 92’s entire squad and backroom staff have been placed into immediate home isolation after nine positive tests for coronavirus plunged preparations for their Champions Cup final against Exeter into turmoil.

The club are implementing a series of emergency measures to halt the ...

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Said Benrahma nets brace as Brentford reach League Cup quarters for first time

Said Benrahma gave his Premier League suitors a nudge as Brentford gained some revenge for their play-off final defeat with a 3-0 Carabao Cup victory over Fulham.

Benrahma, the star of Brentford’s promotion bid last season, scored twice as the Bees reached the quarter-finals for the ...

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Colin Rattigan removed as BBSA director with immediate effect

The British Bobsleigh and Skeleton Association has announced the removal of director Colin Rattigan with immediate effect.

The governing body said it had taken what it described as the “unprecedented” step due to Rattigan having “fundamentally breached the BBSA ...

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These are the most expensive dog breeds to own in 2020

New research has revealed the most expensive dog breeds to keep and care for in the UK.

Experts from have researched more than 40 of the most popular dog breeds to compile a new list of the pooches which burn the biggest holes in owners’ ...

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New provider to be sought for threatened GP surgery, commissioners rule

HEALTH chiefs in south Cumbria have ruled unanimously to find a new provider for a threatened South Lakes GP Surgery.

At a meeting of Morecambe Bay Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) held yesterday morning, it was decided that the list at Goodly Dale practice would not be dispersed, ...

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Hatton Garden burglary gang member ordered to pay back nearly £6 million

One of the Hatton Garden raiders, known as Basil, has been ordered to pay back nearly £6 million from the £13.6 million heist or serve an extra seven years in jail.

Alarm specialist Michael Seed, 60, is the final member of the Hatton Garden burglary gang to be jailed in ...

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MP apologises for travelling to and from Parliament with Covid-19

An MP has apologised for travelling to London to debate the coronavirus response in Parliament after experiencing Covid-19 symptoms before testing positive and returning to Scotland.

The SNP’s Margaret Ferrier acknowledged on Thursday that “there is no excuse for my ...

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Turkey and Poland removed from quarantine exemption list

Turkey, Poland and three Caribbean islands have been removed from the UK’s quarantine exemption list, the Transport Secretary has said.

Grant Shapps announced on Thursday that travellers arriving from all five destinations after 4am on Saturday October 3 will have to self-isolate for ...

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Lockdown should only be contemplated on UK-wide basis – Foster

Arlene Foster has said any new period of full lockdown in Northern Ireland should only happen as part of a co-ordinated move across the UK.

The First Minister said it would also need to be accompanied by fresh financial supports from the Treasury.

Deputy First Minister Michelle ...

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Novak Djokovic eases through to third round with 70th French Open victory

Novak Djokovic hit another milestone with his 70th victory at Roland Garros.

The world number one polished off a 6-1 6-2 6-2 victory over Lithuania’s Ricardas Berankis in just an hour and 23 minutes and has dropped only 10 games in reaching the third round.

Djokovic has now ...

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UEFA approves partial return of fans to stadiums for international matches

European chiefs will allow fans entry into international matches from next week, where local laws allow.

The UEFA Super Cup pilot scheme in Budapest on September 4 has been hailed as a success, paving the way for fans to return during the upcoming international window.

Spectators ...

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