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Preston North End 2-1 Fulham: David Nugent helps 10-man Lilywhites to victory

David Nugent scored his first goal for Preston since their 4-0 win against Coventry in April 2007 Preston North End ended a run of four consecutive Championship defeats as they beat Fulham in a game which saw both sides reduced to 10 men. Sean Maguire put the hosts ahead...

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London Bridge: Family of Usman Khan ‘shocked’ by attack

Image copyright AFP The family of London Bridge attacker Usman Khan have said they are “saddened and shocked” by what happened and “totally condemn his actions”. In a statement, they expressed their condolences to the victims’ families Khan, who was convicted of a terrorism offence in 2012, killed Jack...

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Plough Lane: AFC Wimbledon say they need further £11m to complete new stadium

An artist’s interpretation of AFC Wimbledon’s new stadium at Plough Lane AFC Wimbledon say they need to raise a further £11m by January to complete their new stadium at Plough Lane. Borrowing the money they need would leave the Dons with a playing budget “barely capable of surviving in...

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Tottenham sack manager Mauricio Pochettino after five years in charge

Mauricio Pochettino’s last game in charge was Tottenham’s 1-1 draw at Sheffield United in the Premier League on 9 November Tottenham have sacked manager Mauricio Pochettino after five years in charge of the Premier League club. The Argentine, 47, was appointed in May 2014 and led the club to...

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Children in Need: The charity helping young wheelchair users

The charity Go Kids Go provides young people with free wheelchair skills training to allow them to become more independent. The charity helped wheelchair basketball player Ade Adepitan who says he owes them everything. It is partly funded by Children in Need. electrical commercial service highgate Source link

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South Western Railway workers to hold 27 days of strikes

Image copyright PA Image caption The RMT has announced drivers and guards will take 27 days of industrial action A union has announced 27 days of rail strikes during December and on New Year’s Day as part of a long-running dispute over train guards. The Rail, Maritime and Transport...

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Burglar ‘beat defenceless pensioners to death’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Michael Weir is on trial at the Old Bailey A burglar beat two elderly people to death in their homes to steal a watch and jewellery, a court has heard. Michael Weir, 52, fatally assaulted retired cabbie Leonard Harris, 78, and mother-of-three Rose...

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Shamima Begum: Stripping citizenship put her at risk of hanging, court hears

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionShamima Begum’s lawyers say she professed sympathy for IS to protect herself and her son (Video from February 2019) Removing Shamima Begum’s citizenship after she went to Syria left her stateless and at risk of hanging, a court has heard. Her...

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Extinction Rebellion protests continue in London despite ban

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Extinction Rebellion is calling on the government to explain its plan to meet a net-zero emissions target Extinction Rebellion activists are continuing protests despite a London-wide ban by police. The group says it has taken initial steps towards a judicial review of the...

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