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Image copyright PA Image caption The RMT will resume strike action after suspending it in February Rail commuters on some of the country’s busiest routes are facing disruption due to a planned five-day strike over the future of train guards. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) plan to walk out on Tuesday […]

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Evidence that body image, bullying and peer pressure are a barrier to young women participating in sport, has prompted the release of a film about basketball. “Watch What I Can Do” was created with a female-led cast and has had almost one million online views in two weeks. In 2018, a Youth Trust Impact report […]

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The Coach and Horses claims to be the London’s first pub to be granted a nudist licence. It has got permission for naturist nights as the hostelry is earmarked to be taken over by the Fuller’s chain, and the landlord says “we’re prepared to take off our clothes” to stop it. They published a naked […]

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One of post-war Britain’s most ambitious housing projects is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its first residents moving in. The Barbican Estate in the City of London, known for its brutalist architecture, was built on ground devastated by World War II bombing by the Nazis. Residents of the estate – in the heart of the […]

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Justin Edinburgh, who has died aged 49, managed sides in three Wembley finals Leyton Orient manager Justin Edinburgh has died at the age of 49 – five days after suffering a cardiac arrest. Edinburgh, who guided Orient back into the English Football League in 2018-19, had been taken to hospital on Monday. “We are completely […]

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Image copyright GoFundMe Image caption Edir Frederico Da Costa died on 21 June 2017 The death of a man six days after he was restrained by police was a result of “misadventure”, a jury has found. Edir Frederico Da Costa died after being stopped by officers in east London in 2017, having put 88 wraps […]

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President Trump is on the second day of his three-day state visit to the UK, joined by his wife, First Lady Melania Trump. Mr and Mrs Trump visited Downing Street for talks with Prime Minister Theresa May and will attend an evening banquet at Winfield House, the London residence of the US ambassador. Day one […]

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Sussex seamer David Wiese tore through Middlesex’s top order Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Lord’s (day one) Middlesex 138: Harris 38*; Wiese 5-26 Sussex 169-4: Salt 50; Murtagh 3-34 Sussex (3 pts) lead Middlesex (1 pt) by 31 runs Scorecard Middlesex were skittled for just 138 by Sussex on day one as the visitors took […]

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Image copyright Reuters British retail tycoon Sir Philip Green has been charged in the US with four counts of misdemeanour assault. The charges come after a fitness instructor in Arizona alleged that he repeatedly touched her inappropriately. The incidents, which Sir Philip strenuously denies, allegedly occurred at the Canyon Ranch resort in Tucson in 2016 […]

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Rain prevented play for much of the third day at New Road Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Blackfinch New Road (day three): Middlesex 221 & 287-6: Malan 124, Gubbins 91 Worcestershire 156: Ferguson 37; Helm 5-36 Middlesex (4 pts) lead Worcestershire (3 pts) by 260 runs Scorecard Middlesex were frustrated by the weather as rain […]

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