Premier League round up

Premier League round up

A round-up of this weekend's Premier League scores with added commentary from post-match press conferences.
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British daredevil performs a handstand on a motorbike at 76mph in record attempt

British daredevil performs a handstand on a motorbike at 76mph in record attempt

A British daredevil has performed a handstand on a motorbike while travelling at more than 76mph. Attempting to set a world record for the fastest headstand on a motorcycle, Marco George, 30, from Fleet, clocked a speed of 76.1764mph at the Strai...
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Lucas Dobson: Search for six-year-old boy in River Stour

Lucas Dobson: Search for six-year-old boy in River Stour

A specialist team searches a section of the River Stour for missing six-year-old Lucas Dobson, who fell into the river in Sandwich on Saturday afternoon. Lucas Dobson slipped into the River Stour in Sandwich, Kent, on Saturday afternoon, while on...
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Countdown to Brexit: 74 days until Britain leaves the EU

Countdown to Brexit: 74 days until Britain leaves the EU

Britain is set to leave the European Union on October 31 2019. Here we take a look at the latest figures behind Brexit.
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Didcot power station demolished

Didcot power station demolished

The remains of the coal-fired Didcot power station in Oxfordshire, where four workers were killed when part of it collapsed several years ago, are demolished. Three cooling towers at the disused plant site, owned by German group RWE, were taken...
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Suicide bombing at wedding in Kabul kills at least 63

Suicide bombing at wedding in Kabul kills at least 63

The death toll from a late-night suicide bombing at a crowded wedding party in Afghanistan's capital rose to at least 63 on Sunday, including women and children, officials said. Another 182 civilians were wounded in the Saturday night explosion, ...
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Pc Andrew Harper death: Police given extra 36 hours to question suspects

Pc Andrew Harper death: Police given extra 36 hours to question suspects

Detectives investigating the murder of Pc Andrew Harper have been granted an extra 36 hours to question 10 suspects, including a 13-year-old boy. The newlywed police officer, 28, died of multiple injuries after he was dragged along by a vehicle w...
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Inconsistencies in VAR discussed by managers following Man City draw with Spurs

Inconsistencies in VAR discussed by managers following Man City draw with Spurs

Managers react to what was a tense game on and off the pitch following a 2-2 draw between Tottenham and Manchester City. City were denied a last-gasp win in the final minute, after Gabriel Jesus' late strike was ruled out for a handball by VAR. ...
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Veterans parade to mark 50 years since Operation Banner.

Veterans parade to mark 50 years since Operation Banner.

Veterans parade to mark 50 years since Operation Banner. A service has been held near Belfast commemorating the British Army's decades-long deployment in Northern Ireland. Sir Robert Pascoe led Operation Banner from 1985 to 1988, and returned to...
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Eddie Jones and Warren Gatland pleased with squads after World Cup warm-up games

Eddie Jones and Warren Gatland pleased with squads after World Cup warm-up games

England head coach Eddie Jones and his Welsh counterpart Warren Gatland both came away pleased with their respective squads after two World Cup warm-up games. The pair were speaking after Wales beat England 21-13 in Cardiff.
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Jeremy Corbyn plays guitar during Bolton visit

Jeremy Corbyn plays guitar during Bolton visit

The Labour leader plays guitar and ping pong as he visits Bolton to announce plans to rejuvenate the British high street. Under Labour's plan, local councils will be able to take over abandoned shops over to start-ups and community projects. Mr C...
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Countdown to Brexit: 75 days until Britain leaves the EU

Countdown to Brexit: 75 days until Britain leaves the EU

Britain is set to leave the European Union on October 31 2019. Here we take a look at the latest figures behind Brexit.
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Easy Rider star Peter Fonda dies aged 79

Easy Rider star Peter Fonda dies aged 79

Hollywood actor Peter Fonda has died at the age of 79 after suffering from lung cancer. Fonda, who co-wrote, produced and starred in the classic 1969 road movie Easy Rider, died peacefully at his home in Los Angeles on Friday, his family said in ...
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Premier League match preview: Man City v Tottenham

Premier League match preview: Man City v Tottenham

Two of the Premier League title contenders face off at the Etihad as Pep Guardiola's Man City and Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham will be looking to take all three points.
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Donald Trump tells supporter to lose weight at rally

Donald Trump tells supporter to lose weight at rally

US President Donald Trump told a supporter to lose some weight during a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire.
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Premier League match preview: Chelsea v Leicester

Premier League match preview: Chelsea v Leicester

Frank Lampard is set to face up against former Chelsea youth coach Brendan Rodgers as the Blues look to get their first points on the board when they play Leicester in the Premier League.
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Carrie Symonds attends environmental event

Carrie Symonds attends environmental event

Boris Johnson's partner Carrie Symonds has arrived at an environmental event known as the "birdwatchers' Glastonbury", where she is expected to speak publicly for the first time since moving into Downing Street.
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Wolves v Manchester United: Premier League match preview

Wolves v Manchester United: Premier League match preview

An in-depth look at the Premier League clash between Wolves and Manchester United.
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Newlywed police officer killed in Berkshire was dragged along by vehicle

Newlywed police officer killed in Berkshire was dragged along by vehicle

The police officer killed while attending reports of a burglary in Berkshire was a 28-year-old newlywed who was dragged along by a vehicle before he died. Ten people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after Pc Andrew Harper died following ...
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Mother who drowned young twins in bath locked up for 10 years

Mother who drowned young twins in bath locked up for 10 years

A depressed mother who drowned her toddler twins in the bath out of "anger" at her estranged husband has been locked up for 10 years.
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Bowie's Beckenham bandstand becomes Grade II listed

Bowie's Beckenham bandstand becomes Grade II listed

A bandstand David Bowie held a festival at has been give a Grade II listed status by Historic England. Bowie performed at the Growth Summer Festival August 16 1969. Interview with musician Keith Christmas, who performed with the singer. It has be...
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Southampton v Liverpool: Premier League match preview

Southampton v Liverpool: Premier League match preview

An in-depth look at the Premier League clash between Southampton and Liverpool.
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Boris Johnson 'shocked and appalled' by death of policeman on duty

Boris Johnson 'shocked and appalled' by death of policeman on duty

Boris Johnson has said he is "deeply shocked and appalled" by the death of an on-duty officer in Berkshire, the latest in a series of attacks on police.
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Frank Lampard criticises social media sites following Tammy Abraham racist abuse

Frank Lampard criticises social media sites following Tammy Abraham racist abuse

Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard has hit out at social media sites after forward Tammy Abraham was subjected to racist abuse after missing a penalty in the Blues' Super Cup match against Liverpool. Lampard says he was disgusted to see the levels ...
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Pep Guardiola: Liverpool, United and Tottenham all really good contenders

Pep Guardiola: Liverpool, United and Tottenham all really good contenders

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola on contenders for the season ahead while previewing this weekend's match against Tottenham. Guardiola says Manchester United have a "new mood" and praises Arsenal's new signings. The Premier League champions ho...
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Corbyn: It's not up to Jo Swinson to decide who is PM

Corbyn: It's not up to Jo Swinson to decide who is PM

Jeremy Corbyn has struck out at Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson after she rejected his plan to lead an emergency government to thwart a no-deal Brexit. The Labour leader said that "it's not up to Jo Swinson to decide who the next prime ministe...
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Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham's team selections not linked to contract situations

Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham's team selections not linked to contract situations

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino insists the contract situations of his players are not affecting his team selection. Pochettino raised eyebrows for the opening game of the season last week when he left Christian Eriksen on the bench.
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Ten held in murder probe after police officer killed in Berkshire

Ten held in murder probe after police officer killed in Berkshire

Ten people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a police officer was killed while attending a reported burglary in Berkshire. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was "deeply shocked" and "appalled" at the news Pc Andrew Harper had die...
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Eddie Jones on Ruaridh McConnochie's 'soreness' ahead of Wales clash

Eddie Jones on Ruaridh McConnochie's 'soreness' ahead of Wales clash

Ruaridh McConnochie has become a late doubt for England's World Cup warm-up Test against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday because of muscle soreness. McConnochie was due to make his international debut in the opening fixture of the build-up to Japan ...
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Klopp left fuming after freak Adrian injury causes goalkeeper crisis at Anfield

Klopp left fuming after freak Adrian injury causes goalkeeper crisis at Anfield

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has criticised the behaviour of a pitch invader after an accidental collision with Adrian left the goalkeeper with an ankle injury and a doubt for the trip to Southampton. Adrian marked his first start for the Reds ...
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Solskjaer backs Sanchez to revive Man United career

Solskjaer backs Sanchez to revive Man United career

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has backed Alexis Sanchez to turn his Manchester United career around this season. Expectations were nearly as big as the 30-year-old's eye-watering wages after United hijacked Manchester City's move for the Arsenal forward i...
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How to pronounce motoring's tongue-twisting brands and models

How to pronounce motoring's tongue-twisting brands and models

Sometimes, wrapping your mouth around names can be tough; here are some great examples from the world of motoring.
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Jeremy Corbyn 'totally shocked' by death of police officer in Berkshire

Jeremy Corbyn 'totally shocked' by death of police officer in Berkshire

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he is "totally shocked" to hear news of the death of Pc Andrew Harper of Thames Valley Police. Pc Harper was killed as he attended a reported burglary in Berkshire on Thursday evening. Ten males aged between 13 ...
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Family of Nora Quoirin hoping for more answers following death

Family of Nora Quoirin hoping for more answers following death

The family of Nora Quoirin have said they hope to have "more answers to our many questions" over the death of their daughter. Malaysian police say the teenager starved in the jungle after going missing during a family holiday. Her body was disco...
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Murder investigation launched after police officer killed in Berkshire

Murder investigation launched after police officer killed in Berkshire

A murder investigation has been launched after a police officer was killed as he attended a reported burglary in Berkshire. Thames Valley Police said Pc Andrew Harper died following a "serious incident" at around 11.30pm on Thursday near to the A...
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British Steel in exclusive talks with Turkish pension fund to save 5,000 jobs

British Steel in exclusive talks with Turkish pension fund to save 5,000 jobs

The investment division of Turkey's armed forces pension fund is the preferred bidder for British Steel, the Government's Insolvency Service has revealed. Investment vehicle Ataer Holding will now be given several weeks to allow its advisers to c...
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Countdown to Brexit: 76 days until Britain leaves the EU

Countdown to Brexit: 76 days until Britain leaves the EU

Britain is set to leave the European Union on October 31 2019. Here we take a look at the latest figures behind Brexit.
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James Haskell's no-nonsense F45 gym routine for a stronger physique

James Haskell's no-nonsense F45 gym routine for a stronger physique

Want to know how the former England rugby player stays in shape? We asked the F45 gym owner to run us through his favourite high-intensity exercises.
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Rory Burns: It's game on in second Ashes Test

Rory Burns: It's game on in second Ashes Test

England's Rory Burns says it is all to play for in the second Ashes Test as the hosts reached 258 all out in the first innings.
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Twitter responds to criticism after Tammy Abraham suffers online racial abuse

Twitter responds to criticism after Tammy Abraham suffers online racial abuse

Twitter remains "deeply committed to improving the health of the conversation" on the social media platform following criticism from Kick It Out after Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham was the victim of online racial abuse.
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Arsenal v Burnley: Premier League match preview

Arsenal v Burnley: Premier League match preview

An in-depth look at Arsenal's Premier League match against Burnley. Both sides got off to a winning start in their league campaign. The Gunners saw off a stubborn Newcastle in the north east, while Ashley Barnes got two in Burnley's 3-0 win over...
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Giant Earth installation 'Gaia' comes to University of Bristol

Giant Earth installation 'Gaia' comes to University of Bristol

Bristol-based artist Luke Jerram's huge art installation 'Gaia' comes to the University of Bristol. Measuring seven metres in diameter and composed of incredibly detailed NASA imagery of the Earth's surface, it is being hosted in the Great Hall b...
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No-deal Brexit: What does it mean?

No-deal Brexit: What does it mean?

The UK is due to leave the EU on October 31 - but what happens if it fails to reach a departure deal with the EU before that date? Here is a look at some of the possible consequences of a no-deal departure.
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World's first commercial spaceport is operational - Virgin Galactic

World's first commercial spaceport is operational - Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic has said the world's first specifically designed commercial spaceport is "operationally functional". The company, owned by billionaire businessman Sir Richard Branson, announced the transfer of all its spaceflight operations to Sp...
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Flock of sheep walk the streets of London for anti-Brexit campaign

Flock of sheep walk the streets of London for anti-Brexit campaign

A flock of sheep was herded along Whitehall on Thursday by campaigners who say a no-deal Brexit could force half of UK farms out of business. Six sheep were led past government buildings by the People's Vote campaign group during the launch of it...
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George Ford in positive mood ahead of Wales clash

George Ford in positive mood ahead of Wales clash

England's George Ford looks ahead to their World Cup warm-up match against Wales at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. The Leicester fly-half says the win against their opponents at Twickenham will fill the squad with confidence going into the u...
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Emery confident Ozil and Kolasinac are ready to return

Emery confident Ozil and Kolasinac are ready to return

Arsenal boss Unai Emery says he is certain Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac are both mentally prepared to feature this weekend against Burnley. The duo were unavailable for last weekend's 1-0 win at Newcastle as the police investigate "further secu...
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Sol Campbell leaves Macclesfield by mutual consent

Sol Campbell leaves Macclesfield by mutual consent

Sol Campbell has left his post as Macclesfield manager by mutual consent after just eight months in charge. Campbell took over at Moss Rose in November last year and guided the Silkmen to safety in Sky Bet League Two.
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