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Sunday, Nov 19

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Retired solicitor dies in round-the-world yacht race

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A British sailor has died after being thrown overboard while competing in the world's toughest amateur yacht race. Simon Speirs, 60, from Bristol, was cast into the Indian Ocean from the Great Britain yacht while competing in the Clipper…

Budget: Philip Hammond rejects NHS chief's calls for extra £4 billion

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Philip Hammond today launched an outspoken attack on the head of the NHS, accusing him of not delivering on his plan to turn Britain's health service around. In the run-up to Wednesday's budget the chancellor rejected calls by Simon…

Justin Rose collapse hands Race to Dubai title to Tommy Fleetwood

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Tommy Fleetwood won the Race to Dubai today, the handsome prize for an outstanding season on the European Tour. The Vardon Trophy now bears the name of the friendly, long-haired Lancastrian, joining others such as Luke Donald, Rory McIlroy…

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Conlan sees world title dream ended

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On a night that brought a handful of old friends together atop the biggest bill of boxing seen in Belfast for years, the most endearing story of them all had the saddest ending. While Carl Frampton used last night as a stepping stone to…

Emma Thompson leads march to free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

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The actress Emma Thompson has joined the campaign calling for the release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian mother who has been in jail in Iran for nearly 19 months. On Saturday, the Oscar winner will lead a march of…

Jet-setting Dail around the world

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Eight senior ministers and six junior ministers travelled abroad last week, evoking Leo Varadkar's vision for Ireland as “a small country at the centre of the world”. Fewer than half the members of cabinet were at home while their…

What does the chancellor have in his sights?

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It is one of the most established rituals of British political life: at 12.30pm on Wednesday, Philip Hammond, the chancellor of the exchequer, will stand at the dispatch box in the House of Commons and unveil his budget. The main financial…

Niasse punishes panicky Palace

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Crystal Palace resemble a drowning man whose life depends on a limited number of lunges at a lifebelt. Adrift before autumn, and fighting energetically due to an initial adrenaline rush, they will quickly reach the stage where urgency…

Heartache as police believe body found in field is Gaia Pope

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Police officers searching for Gaia Pope have said they are “confident” that a body discovered in a clifftop field near Swanage yesterday afternoon is that of the missing teenager. The discovery came after hundreds of volunteers scoured the…

Hard truths about London's soft focus on the Irish border

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In June 2016, the British voted to leave the EU. At the stroke of a pen, the special relationship between the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom was rent asunder. Britain's decision, so-called Brexit, sent shock waves throughout…

De Bruyne's rocket fires City

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Just the two goals for the Premier League's stylish leaders, and if Manchester City were well worth their latest win, they would acknowledge that they benefited from a couple of crossroads moments on the way to breezing past the 2016…

Scotland displayed quality and spirit in defeat to New Zealand

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Right at the end, with Scotland trailing by just five, their brilliant full-back Stuart Hogg surged down the left, beating TJ Perenara's attempted tackle, finding space behind the All Black defence. But just as a stadium of Scots thought…

New Scottish Labour leader under fire as Dugdale faces suspension

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Richard Leonard has come under immediate fire as Scottish Labour's fourth leader in three years after warning that his predecessor could be suspended for taking time off work to appear in a reality TV show. The privately educated left-wing…

Gerry Adams bids farewell to Sinn Fein

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Gerry Adams told an emotionally charged Sinn Fein ard fheis yesterday that he will not contest the next general election. Speaking to about 2,500 delegates in Dublin's RDS, he said this would be his last ard fheis as Sinn Fein president…

The Queen and Prince Philip's 70th anniversary portrait

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They never seemed likely to make much of a fuss about their 70th wedding anniversary. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh rolled back the years, however, with a special commemorative portrait issued by Buckingham Palace last night in…

School inspectors to quiz girls in hijabs

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Inspectors are to question children who wear the hijab to primary school, amid concern that girls as young as four are being forced to wear the Muslim headscarf. The controversial move to ask children why they wear the hijab to school is…

Comrade Salmond will add fuel to the fire at Johnston Press

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Think of Nicola Sturgeon as Jane Eyre: clever, dedicated and working hard doing something she loves for a party she adores. Yet, along with being increasingly unloved by her party, she is becoming irrelevant. For upstairs in the party's…

Salah and slick Liverpool too hot to handle for Southampton's brittle defence

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Jurgen Klopp spent much of the international break in South Africa and some of it in an NHS hospital, but if the Liverpool manager needed a pick-up, then surely supine Southampton's visit would have provided balm to the constitution.…

From Russia with conditions

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A Russian outfit with links to President Vladimir Putin helped finance a language centre at Edinburgh University on condition that camera footage of the interior was provided and inspectors were allowed “unobstructed” access to the…

Saturday, Nov 18

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England record biggest win over luckless Australia

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Talk about a sting in the tail. This was more of an explosion. The match had been teetering in the balance all afternoon, on a grey and wet Twickenham, and in the final quarter a superb Australian attack had apparently given them the…

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Zanu (PF) to decide Robert Mugabe's fate tomorrow, as rally in Harare turns into celebration

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Sources from Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu (PF) party have told Reuters news agency that they plan to meet tomorrow to remove Robert Mugabe from power. It is believed that they will remove Mr Mugabe from his position and his wife Grace from her…

Kevin De Bruyne produces another wonder goal as Manchester City beat Leicester City

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Just the two goals for the Premier League's stylish leaders, and if Manchester City were well worth their latest win, they would acknowledge that they benefited from a couple of crossroads moments on the way to breezing past the 2016…

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EU demands payout climbdown before trade talks can start

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Theresa May has until the start of next month to persuade the EU to move talks on to trade, Donald Tusk warned, as European leaders demanded more concessions from Britain on funding and Ireland. Mr Tusk issued the ultimatum to the prime…

Four killed as aircraft and helicopter crash in mid‑air near Waddesdon Manor

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Four people were killed yesterday in a mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft. Both pilots and two passengers died in the collision above woodland a mile from Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property near Aylesbury in…

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David Moyes plans to master set pieces and make the mavericks humble at West Ham

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The cavalcade sweeps into West Ham United's Rush Green training complex shortly before 8am each morning and the image it conjures is apt. David Moyes has arrived mob-handed. The new manager is acutely aware that he must seize the…

Fleeing army may have dropped Richard III gold coin

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A gold coin more than 500 years old has been discovered by an amateur treasure hunter close to the battlefield where Henry Tudor triumphed over Richard III in the Wars of the Roses. Michelle Vall, a teaching assistant from Blackpool, found…

Manchester United anger at Gareth Southgate over Phil Jones

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José Mourinho launched a scornful attack on the Football Association and Gareth Southgate yesterday by claiming that Phil Jones had six pain-killing injections in his thigh before England's friendly against Germany last week. Mourinho, the…

Care home nurse suspended for working while drunk

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A care home nurse in charge of dozens of dementia patients has been suspended after it was found she had been too drunk to stand upright at work. An inquiry heard from colleagues of Carol Jardine that she was staggering and using a door to…

UK will pay back £450m, says Tehran envoy Hamid Baeidinejad

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Britain will pay back a historical debt of £450 million to Iran “in the coming days”, Tehran's envoy to London claimed yesterday. Hamid Baeidinejad made the claim on Telegram, an encrypted messaging service, after reports that UK…

Black Friday — time to switch your phone deal

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British shoppers are expected to spend £1.8 million a minute on Black Friday deals on everything from electrical goods to broadband deals in just one day next week. But before splashing out, customers are being advised to remember what…