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Lambeth shooting: Boy, 15, seriously hurt in attack

Image copyright Met Police Image caption A police cordon remains in place in Unity Close, Lambeth after the shooting A teenage boy has suffered “potentially life-threatening” injuries after he was shot in south-east London. The 15-year-old victim managed to walk away from the scene in Lambeth but has been taken to a south London hospital […]

Entertainment

Equal pay: BBC criticised by MPs again

The BBC has been criticised by a group of MPs who say the corporation is refusing to admit it has a problem when it comes to equal pay. The House of Commons culture committee has been investigating the issue. It said it was “very disappointed that the BBC has failed to acknowledge that a pay […]

Sport

Chelsea news: Maurizio Sarri angry with Andreas Christensen for leaving bench during Arsenal defeat

Maurizio Sarri is unhappy with Andreas Christensen’s lack of professionalism (Getty Images) Andreas Christensen angered Maurizio Sarri by leaving Chelsea’s bench before the final whistle in their defeat to Arsenal on Saturday, according to reports. Sarri slammed his players in the aftermath of their loss to Unai Emery’s side by claiming that they are ‘difficult […]

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Mats Wilander gives verdict on Roger Federer’s decision to play on clay

Federer is set to play on clay (Picture: AFP/Getty Images) Mats Wilander believes Roger Federer made an ‘obvious mistake’ by not playing on clay last year and backed his decision to return to the dirt in 2019. The Swiss confirmed his plans to compete at the French Open and other clay tournaments this season following […]

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Devin Booker shoes: How to get Booker signature sneakers – best designs on court RIGHT NOW | Other | Sport

As it stands Devin Booker does not have a signature shoe of his own but could be launching a pair very soon. Booker is currently endorsed by Nike and revealed earlier this year that it would be “dream” to have his own signature footwear. “That’s the dream: to have a signature shoe,” Booker told Nice […]

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Compensation body ‘re-traumatising’ crime victims

Image copyright Getty Images Survivors of violent and sexual crime are being “re-traumatised” by the government’s compensation body, the victims’ commissioner has said. Baroness Newlove said her review found the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) was needlessly forcing survivors to repeat traumatic details. That body seemed “calculated to frustrate and alienate” those it should be […]

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Far-right groups could exploit Brexit tensions – police

Image copyright Getty Images The “febrile” atmosphere around Brexit could be exploited by far-right extremists, the UK’s most senior counter-terrorism officer has warned. Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said 18 terror plots were foiled in Britain since 2017, four of them far-right. He said a “far-right drift into extreme right-wing terrorism” was a concern but officers […]

Science/Nature

Research body to fund humanitarian efforts

Image copyright Christina Mittermeier, Sealegacy Image caption The One Ocean Hub will work with local communities to empower fishers to be involved with more sustainable practices Britain’s new research agency has announced it will spend £279m on new non-EU international collaborations. The bulk of the money will go towards projects with scientists in developing countries […]

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Cole Beasley BLASTS Dallas Cowboys for lack of involvement as free agency looms | NFL | Sport

The Dallas wideout claims his role in the team is limited by the Cowboys’ front office. The 29-year-old took to Twitter to express his frustration with the franchise he’s spent his entire career in the NFL with. “Honestly, the front office pushes who they want to get the ball to,” Beasley said. “I haven’t been […]

Business

Viacom Buys PlutoTV Streaming Service, Its Biggest Digital Push Yet

Viacom, the once mighty cable giant behind pop culture confections like “Jersey Shore” and children’s fare like “Dora the Explorer,” is acquiring the streaming service PlutoTV for $340 million, the companies said in an announcement on Tuesday. This is Viacom’s most significant move into streaming, now the go-to strategy for media companies as more and […]