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Michael Brown shooting: New video 'calls into question' police account of Ferguson case

New video footage has emerged of Ferguson teenager Michael Brown which appears to question the claim by police that he had robbed a convenience store shortly before he was shot dead by a white officer. Filmmaker Jason Pollock, who obtained the footage, claims that it shows that the 18-year-old’s altercation with store employees in a later visit to the shop, ...

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Clint Hill's late goal denies Celtic a fourth Old Firm derby win of the season against Rangers

Rangers gave new boss Pedro Caixinha a boost after a late Clint Hill goal earned the Light Blues a 1-1 Ladbrokes Premiership draw with Old Firm rivals Celtic at Parkhead. The Portuguese coach, who agreed a three-year deal on Saturday, watched from the stand and he saw Martyn Waghorn miss a great chance for the Ibrox men before midfielder Stuart ...

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Harry Kane injury deals blow to Tottenham's title chances as striker is forced off in FA Cup clash with Millwall

Tottenham fans will fear the worst after Harry Kane was forced off in the opening minutes of their FA Cup quarter-final against Milllwall, leaving Spurs without their star striker and top scorer. The 23-year-old has continued his excellent form in the Premier League this season, and leads the way for Spurs with 23 goals in all competitions the help lift ...

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Collapse of Brexit talks with the EU would be fine, Boris Johnson says

The Foreign Secretary has said it would be “perfectly OK” for Britain to fail to negotiate a trade deal with the EU and crash out of the bloc on the hardest WTO terms. Boris Johnson criticised “apocalyptic” warnings that the approach would spell disaster and said Britain’s “robust economy” would allow it to make trade deals with the rest of ...

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Home Office 'turned down offer to foster 100 refugee children a week'

The UK could have taken in up to 100 child refugees a week through fostering agencies were it not for a Home Office veto, a charity leader has claimed. Andy Elvin, the chief executive of TACT Care, the UK’s largest fostering and adoption charity, said officials met with foster agencies as long ago as September 2015 about the potential for ...

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Special security measures taken ahead of 'high-risk' Tottenham vs Millwall FA Cup clash to avoid crowd trouble

There was a heavy police presence around White Hart Lane on Sunday as Tottenham readied to host Millwall in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup. The two sides have not met in a competitive fixture since April 1990 and security around the ground was tight ahead of kick-off, with the Metropolitan Police classifying the match as a ‘high-risk’ fixture. Millwall ...

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Supporting Brexit doesn't mean that you can't vote for a pro-EU party like the Lib Dems

As a prospective Lib Dem parliamentary candidate I’m used to fielding a particular question on a regular basis from journalists: “Your constituency voted Leave. How can you possibly win?” What may be a surprise to many commentators, is that Brexit is not the number one issue of concern in my constituency of Yeovil. In some cases it doesn’t even make ...

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Aaron Ramsey takes delight in reaching Wembley as Arsenal win gives side a 'big boost' following Champions League exit

Aaron Ramsey knows reaching Wembley is a big boost for Arsenal as their FA Cup quarter-final victory over Lincoln ended a forgettable week in the club’s season. The Gunners eased to a 5-0 win against the non-league outfit after losing to both Liverpool and Bayern Munich in the preceding week, leading to their elimination from the Champions League and dropping ...

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UK must make it easier for Indian students if it wants a good post-Brexit relationship, warns Kerala MP

If Britain wants preferential ties with India following Brexit it must make it easier for Indian students, an Indian MP has warned.  Congress MP Shashi Tharoor made the comments while speaking to the National Indian Students and Alumni Union UK and insisted Britain must appreciate what India has to offer before looking for a special deal.  Mr Tharoor highlighted several ...

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Amitabh Bachchan: It took three years to film one scene in iconic film Sholay

It took three years to film one scene in Sholay, one of the most iconic Indian films, according to Amitabh Bachchan. Bachchan, who is considered to be one of the greatest actors of his time, has claimed the director, Ramesh Sippy, was always on the quest for perfection – which often led to scenes taking much longer than anticipated.  The ...

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