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 2020-07-07 23:01 

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Why it's perilous to go within 1.34m of a penguin...

If you want to p...p...p...pick up a penguin, just stay 1.34 metres away from its bottom. Otherwise, a study has shown, you run a significant risk of being p...p...p...pummeled by the explosive...

 2020-07-07 21:30 

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Arsenal left clinging on after Eddie Nketiah dismissal...

This all looked so straightforward for Arsenal at the break, but Leicester City raised their game, Eddie Nketiah raised his foot and was dismissed and Mikel Arteta's side were clinging on by the end...

 2020-07-07 21:15 

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Chelsea escape on thin ice to strengthen top four hopes in thriller...

On the day that Chelsea debuted their new away kit, in a glacial hue known as Arctic blue, they were rescued by two men who came in from the cold.Since the restart, Tammy Abraham and Jorginho have...

 2020-07-07 21:00 

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Danny Welbeck back with a bang to give Watford breathing space in survival bid...

Danny Welbeck has not exactly been a lucky charm since arriving at Watford but, in the most spectacular fashion, his fortunes transformed with the goal that may just ensure Premier League survival for...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Flaw at the heart of Boris Johnson's big idea...

In 1998 Richard Florida met Gary Gates in an encounter he later described as a "real stunner". And the results of that meeting lead me, as Rishi Sunak gets ready to deliver his statement on jobs, to...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Start prosecuting shoplifters who steal less than 200, Home Office tells police...

The government is to tell chief constables to prosecute shoplifters stealing less than 200 after complaints from retailers that the police are no longer interested in smaller scale thefts.It will...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Poland election: Andrzej Duda's accusation of meddling angers Germany...

Senior German MPs have rounded on President Duda of Poland after he accused Berlin of seeking to undermine his knife-edge battle for re-election on Sunday.With opinion polls suggesting the result...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Chinese involvement in UK nuclear power may be reviewed, Alok Sharma hints...

Chinese involvement in Britain's nuclear energy sector will be reviewed under new legislation on the national security implications of investment, the government has signalled.Alok Sharma, the...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Matt Hancock praises pubs that closed after drinkers tested positive...

The health secretary has praised three pubs that closed down after customers tested positive for coronavirus, arguing it proved that the government's Track and Trace system was working.Matt Hancock...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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I've seen a few punch-ups between team-mates, but all is usually quickly forgotten...

'Beautiful" felt like a peculiar description of the altercation between Hugo Lloris and Son Heung-min during half-time of Tottenham Hotspur's 1-0 win against Everton last night — especially after such...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Sobbing Kasabian singer Tom Meighan admits attacking fiance...

The former frontman of the rock band Kasabian sobbed in court as he admitted attacking his fiance and dragging her by the ankles in front of a child.Tom Meighan, 39, launched a "sustained assault" on...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Michel Barnier hints at market access for City firms as he meets David Frost...

Michel Barnier has opened the door for City businesses to access EU markets after Brexit as one-to-one negotiations with David Frost started in London.Boris Johnson's chief Brexit negotiator has...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Why remote control is the future of the workplace...

For some City workers who had spent hours each day slogging into the office, doing their jobs from home during the pandemic has been transformational.4;Basically I'm getting three hours of my life back...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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UK Sport launches investigation into claims young gymnasts were abused...

UK Sport is to investigate reports of physical and emotional abuse of young British gymnasts and has warned that any safeguarding failures could lead to funding being withdrawn from the sport....

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Rahkeem Cornwall the players facing England in first Test...

Jason Holder (captain)Age 28 Tests 40 Runs 1,898 @ 32.72 average Wickets 106 @ 26.37On the field you won't see him shouting, he's very calm and collected. But he is a joker in the dressing room...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Success for Sunak will be keeping unemployment below three million...

When I was a lot younger, I used to conjure up improbable scenarios for myself, which usually ended up with me scoring the winning goal in the cup final. I doubt, however, if I ever came up with...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Eni Aluko wants 30% of football jobs to be filled by BAME candidates...

Former England striker Eni Aluko has suggested that 30 per cent of leadership positions in sport should be filled by people from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.Aluko, who is now director...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Clubs favour red-ball game over white for county restart...

First-class cricket is set to return on August 1 after a majority of counties indicated they would like to play a red-ball county championship rather than a 50-over one-day cup.A formal vote of the 18...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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German cities hit by protests over plans to silence 'rage bikers'...

Tens of thousands of motorcyclists have mounted noisy parades through German cities in protest against proposals to ban the most ear-splittingly loud engines and restrict where they can ride on...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Companies demand clarity on return to office work...

Businesses want greater clarity over when workers should return to offices, the director-general of the CBI has said.Dame Carolyn Fairbairn, head of Britain's biggest business lobby group, told the...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Russian space agency adviser Ivan Safronov accused of spying for Nato...

A former journalist and adviser to the head of Russia's Roscosmos space agency was arrested today in Moscow on suspicion of spying for Nato.Ivan Safronov, 30, was detained outside his home by...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Why ugly sandals are the must-have shoe for summer 2020...

I know someone who performed a sort of last rites for her collection of high heels at the beginning of all this, so existential a threat did lockdown pose to the stiletto. Now that there are places to...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Iraqi security expert Hisham al-Hashemi shot dead in street...

One of Iraq's best-known writers and a former security adviser to the government has been killed outside his home in Baghdad.A gunman on the back of a motorcycle rode up to Hisham al-Hashemi, 47, in...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Coronavirus in Scotland: Travel restrictions lifted in Dumfries and Galloway...

Travel restrictions have been lifted in Dumfries and Galloway as Nicola Sturgeon revealed that the rate of Covid-19 is five times higher in England than Scotland.A cross-border outbreak has resulted...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Former MP Eric Joyce admits possessing child abuse images...

A former MP and army officer is facing a jail sentence after he admitted making an indecent image of children as young as one.Eric Joyce, 59, of Worlingworth, Suffolk, pleaded guilty today to...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Rugby league Wigan Warriors aim to buy struggling neighbours Wigan Athletic...

The administrators for Wigan Athletic are optimistic about the club's future after rugby league side Wigan Warriors declared an interest in buying their beleaguered neighbours.Warriors owner Ian...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Showdown on the Nile: Egypt threatens war as Ethiopia prepares to fill its new dam...

If their argument were only over water, the dispute that is threatening to throw Egyptian jets against Ethiopian concrete might be easily resolved.But in the coming weeks, when Ethiopia starts filling...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Counties agree to play red-ball cricket this summer...

The 18 first-class counties have voted, by a small majority, to play a red-ball regionalised county championship when the professional domestic game resumes on August 1.As previously reported by The...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Mercenaries or missionaries? Rebels who toured South Africa were just lost souls...

"An affront to the black man throughout the world," was how Clive Lloyd described the early 1980s rebel West Indies tours to South Africa during apartheid. Yet possibly the biggest surprise of Ashley...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Coronavirus in Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon cites Melbourne crisis to warn against complacency...

New outbreaks of the coronavirus around the world should serve as a warning not to abuse hard-earned freedoms once lockdown restrictions end, the first minister said today.Nicola Sturgeon is preparing...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Joe Root's message to stand-in England captain Ben Stokes: 'Do it your way'...

Joe Root has told Ben Stokes to "do it your way" when he stands in as captain for England's first Test against West Indies tomorrow.Root is missing the first Test to attend the birth of his second...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Neil Warnock gets on his bike as strain of Middlesbrough survival bid takes its toll...

It has proven to be a surprise hit on social media, a septuagenarian peddling through Hurworth in a Middlesbrough tracksuit with a backpack on.Neil Warnock cycled 38 kilometres on Monday to clear his...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Rishi Sunak's grand plan to deliver V for victory...

Rishi Sunak will deliver his mini budget today in what the Treasury is calling the Summer Economic Update. The policies that the chancellor will announce are intended to achieve the next stage of the...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Oxford Union elects James Price president seven years after he graduated...

Oxford Union has elected its first graduate president after he put himself forward for the role as a joke.James Price, who has worked as a political special adviser and stood as a prospective Tory...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Let's impose sanctions on Syria's first lady...

When America put Asma Assad on a sanctions blacklist and denounced her as a war profiteer there was general astonishment in the international community and panic at the court of her husband, the...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Plus500 wins big as bored gamblers lose on the markets...

Amateur traders trying to make money from volatile markets have pushed up revenues at one of the biggest financial betting firms.Yesterday Plus500, which sells contracts for difference, posted a jump...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Aviva's new chief Amanda Blanc needs to keep her options open...

When Tidjane Thiam ran Prudential, one of his favourite words was "optionality";. He did not in the end split the Asian arm of the insurance group from the UK and American divisions — that was left for...

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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OECD warns 15 per cent of Britons could be out of work...

Britain's unemployment rate could reach 15 per cent if the country is hit with a second wave of infections, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has warned.In a stark warning...

 2020-07-07 11:00 

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Johnny Depp tells court he taped a meeting with Amber Heard...

Johnny Depp has told the High Court that he taped a conversation with his ex-wife Amber Heard as a record in case she changed her account of their relationship.The Pirates Of The Caribbean star...

 2020-07-07 11:00 

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Mirror owner axes 550 jobs...

The owner of the Mirror and Express newspapers is cutting 550 jobs after seeing its revenues fall during the lockdown.Reach, which is Britain's largest regional newspaper publisher, is reducing...

 2020-07-07 11:00 

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Coronavirus: Masks 'as crucial as handwashing and distancing'...

No one should leave home without a facemask and wearing one should be considered as crucial as handwashing and social distancing, according to the president of Britain's leading scientific body....

 2020-07-07 11:00 

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British Gas buys 1,000 electric Vauxhall vans...

British Gas has ordered 1,000 new electric vans from Vauxhall as it steps up plans to electrify the entire fleet by 2030.The energy supplier said that deal was the largest battery electric vehicle...

 2020-07-07 11:00 

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Record 5.7 million watch Southampton beat Manchester City...

Southampton's win against Manchester City on Sunday night was the Premier League's most-watched live televised match.The game, shown on BBC One, iPlayer and the BBC Sport website and app, reached a...

 2020-07-07 11:00 

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Trump's assassination of Qasem Soleimani was illegal, says UN...

The US drone strike that killed Iran's most powerful general during an official visit to Baghdad was illegal under international law, according to the United Nations most senior investigator into...

 2020-07-07 11:00 

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Robin Budenberg: Quiet man who has seen both sides of banking...

Robin Budenberg, who will take over as Lloyds' chairman, is a quietly spoken banker who built his career at Warburg, which became part of UBS.He will join the board on October 1 before taking over...

 2020-07-07 11:00 

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Ballet, jeans and dogs: Camilla opens up about life in lockdown...

From wearing jeans during lockdown to looking forward to the day she can give her grandchildren a hug, the Duchess of Cornwall has opened in an interview with the BBC as she guest-edited the Emma...

 2020-07-07 11:00 

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Profits warning takes wind out of Halfords' sails...

A gloomy outlook from management punctured the Halfords' share price this morning.Bosses at the car parts and bikes retailer set out three possible scenarios for the coming year, all of which suggest...

 2020-07-07 11:00 

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No 10 decides we should think Boris is clumsy not callous...

Was Boris Johnson's observation that "too many care homes didn't really follow the procedures in the way that they could have" a mis-speak or an accurate reflection of his view?Faced with the backlash...

 2020-07-07 11:00 

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Coronavirus: PM backtracks as anger mounts over care home blame...

Boris Johnson was not seeking to blame care homes when he said "too many" did not properly follow procedures, a cabinet minister claimed today.Care home sector leaders said they were outraged by Mr...

 2020-07-07 11:00 

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When is it acceptable for football fans to switch club allegiances?...

There are countless ways in which I annoy my teenage sons — laughing at my own bad jokes, barking "less phone time" while glued to my own mobile etc — but one habit in particular is guaranteed to...

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