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Coronavirus pandemic: Tracking the global outbreak

Image copyright Getty Images Coronavirus is continuing its spread across the world, with more than three million confirmed cases in 185 countries and more than 200,000 deaths. The United States alone has more than one million confirmed cases – four times as many as any other country. This series...

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Man ‘plotted terror attacks on London tourist hot spots’, court hears

Image copyright EPA Image caption The London Pride parade was among targets, the court heard A man who was cleared over a sword attack on police outside Buckingham Palace went on to plan a series of terror attacks, a court has heard. Mohiussunnath Chowdhury, 28, was found not guilty...

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Brighton 1-1 Chelsea: Alireza Jahanbakhsh’s stunning effort earns Seagulls point

Cesar Azpilicueta has scored three goals in his past 11 games in all competitions, as many as in his previous 118 Alireza Jahanbakhsh scored with a spectacular overhead kick to stun Chelsea and earn Brighton an unlikely point at the Amex Stadium. The Seagulls were poor for most of...

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London’s City Hall provides Christmas meals for homeless

Image caption Sadiq Khan helped serve 100 Christmas Dinners to guests at City Hall Christmas dinners have been served to Londoners who are reliant on the city’s homelessness services. Hairdressers and opticians were also made available at City Hall before guests were given a three-course meal. Last year, 8,855...

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John Downey ‘active participant’ in Hyde Park bombing

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption John Downey had denied any involvement John Downey was an “active participant” in the IRA bombing at Hyde Park in 1982 which killed four soldiers, the High Court has ruled in a civil court case. A daughter of one of the bomb victims...

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Kieran Tierney: Scotland full-back suffers dislocated shoulder

Tierney has made 11 appearances for Arsenal since his summer move from Celtic Arsenal have confirmed Scotland full-back Kieran Tierney dislocated a shoulder in Monday’s win at West Ham. The £25m signing from Celtic was forced off half an hour into his third Premier League start after falling awkwardly...

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Joseph McCann: Rape accused ‘will not give evidence’

Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption Joseph McCann’s barrister told the Old Bailey he has “declined to come” to court A man on trial accused of a string of sex offences has declined to come to court and chosen not to give evidence. Joseph McCann, 34, is accused of...

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General election 2019: McDonnell apologises for Labour handling of anti-Semitism

John McDonnell has apologised for the way the Labour Party initially handled anti-Semitism claims. The comments come after Jeremy Corbyn declined to apologise after in a BBC interview with Andrew Neil. The Labour leader was asked four times whether he would like to apologise after Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis...

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Tottenham: Jose Mourinho appointed after Mauricio Pochettino sacked

Jose Mourinho: Watch the new Tottenham head coach’s classic moments Jose Mourinho has been appointed Tottenham manager after the sacking of Mauricio Pochettino on Tuesday. Former Chelsea and Manchester United boss Mourinho has signed a contract until the end of the 2022-23 season. “The quality in both the squad...

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EFL Trophy: 52 goals, four hat-tricks and academy sides impress

Tristan Abrahams got his first-ever hat-trick as a professional in Newport County’s 7-4 win over Cheltenham An 11-goal thriller, a 17-year-old becoming his club’s youngest captain and a record number of Premier League academy sides making the knockout stages – the penultimate night of matches in the EFL’s Leasing.com...

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