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Wilfried Zaha on racist abuse: ‘We need action, education and change’

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Wilfried Zaha’s manager Roy Hodgson called the abuse “cowardly and despicable”. Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha has called for “action”, “education” and “change” after being racially abused on social media. A 12-year-old boy has been arrested by police investigating racist messages sent to Zaha, which the player revealed before Sunday’s......
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Man Utd Women: How they built a top-four WSL side in two years

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Manchester United paraded the Women’s Championship trophy at Old Trafford following the 2018-19 season Manchester United had been without a women’s team for 13 years when the side was eventually re-formed in 2018 – but they’re making up for lost time, needing just two seasons to become the fourth best......
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Nail bars reopen as England lockdown eases

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Image copyright Joe Giddens/PA Media Beauty salons, spas, tattoo parlours and nail bars are welcoming back their first clients for almost four months, as lockdown restrictions ease further in England. But some treatments, such as eyebrow threading, are still banned, leaving many salons unable to reopen. In Scotland indoor shopping......
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More than 100 virus outbreaks tackled a week

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Leicester was placed under local lockdown two weeks ago, following a rise in coronavirus cases “Targeted action” is being taken against more than 100 local outbreaks of coronavirus every week, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said. Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Mr Hancock said increased......
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‘Mask muddle’ and Brexit publicity ‘blitz’

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Newspaper headlines: ‘Mask muddle’ and Brexit publicity ‘blitz’ By BBC News Staff Image caption “Clear up the mask muddle,” is the headline for the Metro, which says “mixed messages” on face coverings are causing confusion. The paper quotes Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove as saying “good manners” were enough to......
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Leicester nowhere near Champions League level – Rodgers

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Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers says his side are “nowhere near Champions League level” following a 4-1 thrashing by Bournemouth. MATCH REPORT: Bournemouth 4-1 Leicester Watch highlights of Sunday’s Premier League games on Match of the Day at 22:30 (BST) on BBC One and iPlayer. BBC – For more and to......
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Poland’s Duda holds slim lead in presidential vote

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Image copyright EPA Image caption Andrzej Duda is allied with the nationalist Law and Justice-led government Poland’s incumbent President Andrzej Duda holds a slim lead in the country’s presidential election, according to an exit poll. The poll on Sunday showed Mr Duda, an ally of the conservative government, with 50.4%......
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England v West Indies: Ben Stokes says Stuart Broad is ‘nowhere near done’

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Blackwood’s 95 helps propel West Indies to victory in first Test Stuart Broad is “nowhere near done” as an England player despite being left out of the first-Test defeat by West Indies, says stand-in captain Ben Stokes. West Indies won a thrilling Test by four wickets on the final evening......
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Channel search operation after migrant crossings

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Image copyright PA Media The UK coastguard is coordinating a search-and-rescue operation after several boats of migrants crossing from France were spotted in the Channel. Two Border Force vessels, the Dover lifeboat and a Coastguard aircraft are working alongside French authorities. It is thought up to 200 migrants tried to......
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‘That’s the wicket’ – Archer bouncer removes Chase to break Windies partnership

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Jofra Archer bowls an absolute cracker to take the wicket of Roston Chase and break up his partnership with Jermaine Blackwood as West Indies target 200 to win the first Test against England at the Ageas Rose Bowl. FOLLOW: England v West Indies – clips, radio & text WATCH MORE:......
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Covid-19 survivor, 104, back to puzzles and crochet

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Image copyright Crystal Apollonia Image caption When Grace contracted Covid-19 she told her granddaughter it was “water off a duck’s back” Crosswords and crochet might be new hobbies for some people during the coronavirus pandemic, but they have kept Grace Greenwood mentally agile for some time. Her daily exercise regime......

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