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Gary Hoffman to resign as Premier League chair amid Newcastle takeover backlash

He will step down in the New Year Gary Hoffman will step down as Premier League chair at the end of January. The Premier League thanked Hoffman for his “committed service” in announcing the news, which comes after a backlash from clubs over the league’s handling of Newcastle’s takeover. Hoffman said: “It has been a privilege to lead the Premier League through the last two seasons – when the spirit […]

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Roger Federer out of Australian Open and unlikely to be fit for Wimbledon

He is recovering from a series of knee operations Roger Federer has confirmed he will not feature in next year’s Australian Open – and says he would be “extremely surprised” if he plays at Wimbledon. In an interview with Swiss publication Le Matin, the 40-year-old added that he does not anticipate returning to competition until next summer. The 20-time grand slam winner is recovering from a series of knee operations. […]

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Liverpool bomber exploited UKs dysfunctional asylum system says Patel

The suspect in the Liverpool Remembrance Sunday suicide bombing was able to exploit Britain’s “dysfunctional” asylum system to remain in the country, Home Secretary Priti Patel has said. Emad Al Swealmeen, 32, reportedly arrived in the UK from the Middle East in 2014 and had an application for asylum rejected the following year, but was still in the country. Ms Patel, on a three-day visit to Washington, said the system […]

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Azeem Rafiq to be quizzed on racism allegations at Yorkshire

The Yorkshire racism scandal reaches parliament on Tuesday morning as Azeem Rafiq appears before MPs. The county’s former spinner said it is “time for truths” on Monday as he prepared for the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) select committee hearing in Westminster. Protected by parliamentary privilege, Rafiq will be able to comment on all aspects of his wide-ranging allegations of institutional racism at Yorkshire without fear of legal reprisal. […]

todayNovember 16, 2021 4

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Vodafone sales boosted as travelling brings in roaming fees

Telecoms giant Vodafone has revealed a recovery in mobile phone sales since the pandemic, with increased customer loyalty across Europe. In the UK, revenues jumped 6% to 3.2 billion euros (£2.7 billion) in the six months to the end of September, although part of this jump was due to a favourable exchange rate. Customers also started travelling again, boosting Vodafone’s bottom line through roaming charges and visitor revenues to the […]

todayNovember 16, 2021 7

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Terror suspect killed in hospital taxi explosion named

A suspected terrorist who blew himself up with a homemade bomb outside a hospital for women and babies has been named as Emad Al Swealmeen. The 32-year-old died after the device exploded in a taxi outside the Women’s Hospital in Liverpool shortly before 11am on Remembrance Sunday. The driver of the cab, named locally as David Perry, survived the incident and has since been discharged from hospital. Four men arrested […]

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Englands Maro Itoje in running for world player of the year

He's named on a four-strong shortlist England lock Maro Itoje has been nominated for world player of the year. The 27-year-old Saracens forward features on a four-strong shortlist announced by World Rugby alongside France scrum-half Antoine Dupont, Australia captain Michael Hooper and his Wallabies colleague Samu Kerevi. Itoje, who won his 50th England cap in Saturday’s victory over Australia at Twickenham, was nominated for the prestigious award in 2016 and […]

todayNovember 15, 2021 7

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Over 40s called for Covid 19 booster in bid to save Christmas

So far, some 12.6 million people have had a third Covid-19 jab Health officials have warned of a “bumpy few months ahead” as they extended the Covid-19 booster programme to include healthy adults over the age of 40. Ministers across the UK have accepted a recommendation from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) that the booster programme should be extended to include people aged 40 to 49. Second […]

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Liverpool hospital blast declared terrorist attack but motive unclear

It happened just before 11am on Sunday The Remembrance Sunday car explosion outside a Liverpool hospital has been declared a terrorist attack but the motive is unclear, police have said. Assistant Chief Constable Russ Jackson from Counter-Terrorism North West said the man who died in the blast brought a homemade bomb with him into a taxi and asked to be taken to Liverpool Women’s Hospital. He was picked up in […]

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