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England close on Netball World Cup semi-final spot with win over Jamaica

16 minutes ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

• England 56-48 Jamaica • Jamaica almost certain to miss knockout rounds England have made it part of their mantra to have fun at this World Cup. And now they can: their defeat...
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Republican silence on Trump's racist tweets shows how fearful they've become of defying him and losing voters

Republican silence on Trump's racist tweets shows how fearful they've become of defying him and losing voters

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Republicans have been overwhelmingly silent amid widespread backlash to racist tweets from President Donald Trump. Trump on Sunday suggested "Progressive" Democratic lawmakers...
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Radisson to debut in Algeria

1 hour ago   |   Carlson Rezidor

Radisson Hotel Group is proud to announce the signing of the Radisson Hotel La Baie d'Alger in Algiers; its second hotel in Algeria and first Radisson-branded hotel in the...
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The football has been thrilling, so why hasn't Egypt embraced the Africa Cup of Nations?

The football has been thrilling, so why hasn't Egypt embraced the Africa Cup of Nations?

3 hours ago   |   ESPN FC

Senegal are favoured to win the African Nations Cup final vs. Algeria, but Steve Nicol says Riyad Mahrez's side is the team best positioned to win. CAIRO - At any other time...
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Elephant extinction in Africa would 'speed up climate crisis by letting more greenhouse gases escape'

3 hours ago   |   The Independent

Wiping out animals could mean 7 per cent more carbon released but conserving them would be worth £34bn in CO2 storage, study finds
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Bok blow as wing Dyantyi ruled out of Rugby Championship opener

5 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

South Africa have been dealt an injury blow ahead of their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park on Saturday after wing Aphiwe Dyantyi picked up a hamstring...
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Aphiwe Dyantyi suffers injury setback

6 hours ago   |   Planet Rugby   |   2 articles

South Africa's Rugby Championship campaign was dealt a blow when winger Aphiwe Dyantyi was ruled out of Saturday's clash with Australia through injury. Dyantyi has returned to...
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Expro wins £16m decommissioning work for Petronas

Expro wins £16m decommissioning work for Petronas

7 hours ago   |   Energy Voice

UK oilfield services firm Expro has been awarded a £16million contract to help decommission an offshore field for Malaysian operator Petronas. Expro has been subcontracted by...
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Zuma tells South Africa corruption inquiry he is victim of foreign plot

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Former president is appearing before committee investigating allegations that he presided over vast corruption network South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma has told a...
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25 spectacular sporting holidays for 2019, from cricket in South Africa to rugby in Japan

25 spectacular sporting holidays for 2019, from cricket in South Africa to rugby in Japan

8 hours ago   |   The Telegraph


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People are urging boycotts of Amazon on one of its biggest days of sales

People are urging boycotts of Amazon on one of its biggest days of sales

Hundreds of people have taken to social media to urge boycotts of Amazon during Prime Day . These people are urging consumers not to shop Prime Day deals and to show solidarity... Read more ...

The best beauty and skin-care deals you don't want to miss during Prime Day 2019

The best beauty and skin-care deals you don't want to miss during Prime Day 2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019 is June 15-16 this year, which means you have two whole days to take advantage of steep discounts on basically everything. We found tons of amazing deals... Read more ...

Chelsea hand Mason Mount new five-year contract as they prepare fresh terms...

Chelsea hand Mason Mount new five-year contract as they prepare fresh terms for Callum Hudson-Odoi

CHELSEA star Mason Mount has signed a new five-year contract. The exciting midfielder, 20, will remain at Stamford Bridge until 2024 after putting pen to paper on a lucrative... Read more ...

Floyd Mayweather leads tributes to boxing great Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker...

Floyd Mayweather leads tributes to boxing great Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker after he was hit by car

Floyd Mayweather has led the tributes to late Hall of Fame boxer and American great Pernell Whitaker after he was killed aged 55 after being hit by a vehicle. Read more ...

The best Prime Day 2019 deals that Amazon UK Prime members can get right now

The best Prime Day 2019 deals that Amazon UK Prime members can get right now

Amazon Prime Day 2019 haa deals on more than 1 million products. This year, Prime Day runs for a full 48 hours , starting on 15 July and ending on 16 July. Below, we've rounded... Read more ...

Grindr chemsex dealer murdered James Bond actor with same drug he sold to...

Grindr chemsex dealer murdered James Bond actor with same drug he sold to serial killer Stephen Port

Gerald Matovu killed Skyfall actor Eric Michels with a fatal dose of GHB after meeting the dad-of-three through dating app Grindr. Read more ...

Karl Shiels dead: Batman Begins and Fair City star dies aged 47

Karl Shiels dead: Batman Begins and Fair City star dies aged 47

Batman Begins and Fair City star Karl Shiels has been confirmed dead Read more ...

UK grinds to a halt as Extinction Rebellion 'uprising' blocks traffic in...

UK grinds to a halt as Extinction Rebellion 'uprising' blocks traffic in five cities

CLIMATE change campaign group Extinction Rebellion is trying to strike chaos across the UK with protests blocking roads in five cities. Read more ...

Taufel: Stokes' six in World Cup final should have been a five

Taufel: Stokes' six in World Cup final should have been a five

England should only have been awarded five runs and not six for the deflection off Ben Stokes' bat, according to one former umpire. Needing 15 runs from the final over, Stokes... Read more ...

Father Ted star Brendan Grace laid to rest as stars pay respect in Dublin

Father Ted star Brendan Grace laid to rest as stars pay respect in Dublin

Brendan Grace was laid to rest in Dublin today Today Brendan Grace was laid to rest in Ireland, after he died four days ago aged 68. TV stars and celebrities turned out to bid... Read more ...