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K-pop star and actress Sulli found dead at her home

South Korean pop star and actress Sulli has been found dead at her home south of Seoul, police said.

The 25-year-old was found after her manager went to her home in Seongnam because had not answered phone calls for hours, said Kim Seong-tae, an official from Seongnam Sujeong Police ...

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‘Homemade bomb targeted police’ in Hong Kong protests

A homemade, remote-controlled bomb intended to “kill or to harm” riot police was detonated as they deployed against renewed violence in Hong Kong over the weekend, officers have said.

The “loud thud” on Sunday night close to officers who had been clearing away a ...

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Rebel judges split Booker Prize between Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo

Booker Prize judges have rebelled against the rules and split the prestigious literary award between Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo.

Atwood has become the oldest Booker winner, at 79, and claimed her second win with The Testaments.

Evaristo has jointly triumphed following a ...

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William: In UK’s best interests for Pakistan to succeed

The Duke of Cambridge is expected to say it is in the “best interests” of the UK for Pakistan to succeed as he and his wife begin their tour of the country.

William and Kate arrived on Monday evening to embark on their five-day visit, where a large security presence has ...

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William: In UK’s best interests for Pakistan to succeed

The Duke of Cambridge is expected to say it is in the “best interests” of the UK for Pakistan to succeed as he and his wife begin their tour of the country.

William and Kate arrived on Monday evening to embark on their five-day visit, where a large security presence has ...

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Protests erupt as Spain convicts leading Catalan separatists

Riot police have engaged in a running battle with protesters outside Barcelona’s airport after Spain’s Supreme Court convicted 12 separatist leaders of illegally promoting the Catalonia region’s independence and sentenced nine to prison.

Police fired foam bullets and used ...

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Football needs to get tough on racist fans, MPs say as England cruise to win

MPs have called on European football’s governing body to come down hard on Bulgaria after England players were subjected to “abhorrent racist chanting” during the Euro 2020 qualifier in Sofia.

Sports minister Nigel Adams described the abuse as “disgusting”, ...

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O’Neill proud as Northern Ireland survive late fightback to beat Czech Republic

Michael O’Neill was proud of the way his players hung on as Northern Ireland survived a late fightback to beat the Czech Republic 3-2 in Prague and secure a first friendly away win in 13 years.

The Green and White Army achieved what England could not on Friday as a brace from Paddy ...

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Michael Cheika baffled by Ricky Stuart’s ‘weird’ England involvement

Michael Cheika has questioned Eddie Jones’ decision to bring Australian rugby league coach Ricky Stuart into the England camp ahead of Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final against the Wallabies.

Stuart, a former dual code international, has joined up with Jones’ squad in ...

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England hammer Bulgaria in Euro 2020 qualifier marred by racist abuse

Gareth Southgate’s men stood firm in the face of sickening racism as England thrashed Bulgaria on a night of shame in Sofia.

The Three Lions took a giant stride towards Euro 2020 as they bounced back from Friday’s shock loss in the Czech Republic, yet this will match will be ...

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Gareth Southgate laments ‘unacceptable’ racist abuse of England players

Gareth Southgate credited England’s players after they came through an “unacceptable situation” in Bulgaria having “raised the awareness of everyone” to racism.

The Three Lions emerged with a 6-0 win but the main talking point of the Euro 2020 qualifier in ...

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FA asks UEFA to investigate racist chants in Bulgaria ‘as a matter of urgency’

UEFA has been urged to investigate the racist chanting during England’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Bulgaria as “a matter of urgency”.

The match in Sofia was marred by abuse directed at England’s black players during the 6-0 win for Gareth Southgate’s men, and ...

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Ben Davies backs ‘proper team’ Wales to reach Euro 2020

Ben Davies believes Wales can book a spot at Euro 2020 next summer because they are a “proper team” again.

The Euro 2016 semi-finalists have had an up-and-down qualifying campaign, featuring wins over Slovakia and Azerbaijan and defeats to Croatia and ...

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England Under-21s defender Marc Guehi seeks game advice from John Terry

England Under-21s defender Marc Guehi has been tapping his hero John Terry for advice as he tries to make his way in the game.

The 19-year-old Chelsea man has impressed on his first three outings for the Young Lions this season and also made his senior debut for the Blues in the Carabao ...

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Priest and decorator among Surrey residents arrested at Extinction Rebellion occupations in London

A priest from Reigate and painter and decorator from Dorking were two of the Surrey residents arrested last week during the Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests in London.

Both Reverend Helen Burnett from Reigate and Dorking resident Stephen McDonald took part in the XR occupations in ...

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These are the Kingston roads where drivers have been hit hardest by yellow box junction fines

Kingston council has raked in more than £2.8 million in fines at yellow box junctions since 2016.

Drivers were most likely to be fined on the A307 Clarence Street, at the junction with Wheatfield Way.

This junction alone made almost £1.15 million in the period. ...

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PM accused of ‘voter suppression move’ with photo ID plan

Boris Johnson has been accused of attempting “voter suppression” with proposals to make photographic identification compulsory when voting.

The Queen’s Speech included plans to tighten rules around voting, with voters needing to show an “approved form of ...

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England’s qualifier in Bulgaria marred by racist abuse

England’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Bulgaria was marred by racist abuse on Monday night.

The build-up to the game had been dominated by fears that there could be incidents of racism and England staff had to alert match officials to it during the first half in Sofia.

The ...

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'Deaf people are not stupid' - Sutton pub holding tarot card reading night to support charity

A Sutton pub is holding a tarot card reading night in support of a charity.

The Old Bank, in Sutton High Street will be hosting the night in support of The Dreaming Tree Project which deliver support services to Sutton's deaf community.

Nigel Wilson, Deputy Manager at The ...

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Officer resigns after fatal shooting of black woman playing video game

A white police officer accused of the fatal shooting of a black woman in her home in Texas has resigned, according to officials.

Interim Police Chief Ed Kraus said that if the officer, Aaron Dean, had not resigned, he would have been fired.

Officer Dean shot 28-year-old Atatiana ...

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Justice Secretary rejects claims Police Scotland will run out of cash for wages

Police Scotland will run out of cash to pay officers’ wages in February, the body that represents the force’s rank and file has warned.

Scotland’s Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf hit back at the claim by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF), branding it ...

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