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London attack: One still held in police custody

A 58-year-old man is still being held by police over the Westminster attack, as two others are released without charge. Police said a man, 27, from Birmingham, who was earlier in custody, and a 39-year-old woman who was on bail … Continue reading

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British Open squash: Laura Massaro, Sarah-Jane Perry & Nick Matthew into finals

Laura Massaro, Sarah-Jane Perry and Nick Matthew produced superb performances to give England three of the four finalists at the British Open. Massaro will take on Perry in the first all-English women’s final since 1991 after beating top seed Nour … Continue reading

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Thousands of anti-Brexit activists join London march

Tens of thousands of people joined an anti-Brexit march to call for Britain to remain in the European Union. The Unite for Europe march in London coincided with events to mark 60 years since the EU’s founding agreement, the Treaty … Continue reading

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Premiership: Northampton Saints 31-36 Leicester Tigers

Aviva Premiership Northampton Saints (22) 31 Tries: Tuitavake, Tuala, Picamoles Cons: Myler 2 Pens: Myler 4 Leicester Tigers (16) 36 Tries: Thompstone, B. Youngs, McCaffrey Cons: Burns, O. Williams 2 Pens: Burns 2, O. Williams 2 Drop-goal: Burns Leicester took … Continue reading

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Belarus protests: Hundreds arrested after defying ban

Police in Belarus have arrested hundreds of people during protests against a so-called “social parasites” tax on the under-employed. Thousands defied a ban to protest, taking to the streets of Minsk and other cities. Demonstrators shouted “Fascists!” at riot police. … Continue reading

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Lewis Hamilton: Hard-to-manage Mercedes driver ready to win fourth title

Lewis Hamilton has one main target this year – to win back the Formula 1 title he felt was unfairly stolen from him in 2016. Not unjustifiably, in Hamilton’s view his former team-mate Nico Rosberg managed to win the championship … Continue reading

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Donald Trump: Tax reform next after healthcare failure

US President Donald Trump says he will turn to tax reform, following his failure to get his healthcare bill through Congress on Friday. The draft bill would have scrapped the Affordable Care Act of his predecessor Barack Obama, which was … Continue reading

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Boxing Junior Championships cancelled due to 'threat to life'

A national junior boxing tournament has been cancelled by police due to a “threat to life” for the second year running. England Boxing’s Junior Championships were due to take place at Basildon Sporting Village on Saturday and Sunday. The governing … Continue reading

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Two teenagers' bodies found at bottom of Saltburn cliff

The bodies of two teenage boys have been found at the bottom of a cliff, police have said. The two 17-year-olds, who have not yet been named, were found by police at Huntcliff in Saltburn at about 19:00 GMT on … Continue reading

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Dundee United 2-1 St Mirren

Dundee United lifted the Scottish Challenge Cup after overcoming St Mirren at Fir Park. Goals in either half from Tony Andreu – a sensational volley – and Thomas Mikkelsen eclipsed Rory Loy’s strike. The Buddies had created the better first-half … Continue reading

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