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Snooker's new normal feels familiar in return from enforced big break | Barry Glendenning

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Milton Keynes was the biosecure venue for the return of a sport which almost uniquely lends itself to physical distancing “Welcome to snooker in the new normal,” announced TV's...
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'Ginormous challenge': Boy with cerebral palsy completes marathon

1 day ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Tobias Weller raises £53,000 for charity by walking up and down Sheffield road for 70 days There were cheers from physically distanced crowds as nine-year-old Tobias Weller, a...
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Ferret Bandit ran a marathon in two weeks to raise more than £2000 for charity - then escaped

Ferret Bandit ran a marathon in two weeks to raise more than £2000 for charity - then escaped

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

Eight month-old Bandit ran 26.2 miles in just over two weeks in Oxford's Shotover Woods with his family to raise over £2,000. But he went missing shortly after finishing the task.
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Captain Tobias, nine, completes ‘ginormous' marathon challenge

1 day ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   4 articles

A nine-year-old boy with cerebral palsy - named Captain Tobias by supporters - has completed his “ginormous challenge” to walk a marathon using a walker to cheers from crowds...
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Stars offer support to Captain Tobias on final leg of marathon challenge

1 day ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   4 articles

Celebrities and sports stars have sent messages of support to a nine-year-old boy with cerebral palsy who is due to complete his “ginormous challenge” to walk a marathon using...
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‘Captain Tobias' set to finish his ‘ginormous' marathon challenge

2 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A nine-year-old boy with cerebral palsy is gearing up for the final leg of what he has called his “ginormous challenge” to walk a marathon using his walker during the lockdown.
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Keir on track to complete his one million steps for NHS

3 days ago   |   Evening Telegraph

A Monifieth man has almost completed his marathon one million steps challenge in aid of the NHS.
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Coronavirus: Boston Marathon canceled for the first time in its 124-year history

3 days ago   |   The Independent

Organisers said on Thursday that they instead will have a "virtual event" in which participants who verify that they ran 26.2 miles on their own will receive their finisher's medal
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Jefferies breaks down the top 22 stocks it thinks you should buy right now - including 6 fast-risers that just captured its attention

Jefferies breaks down the top 22 stocks it thinks you should buy right now - including 6 fast-risers that just captured its attention

7 days ago   |   Business Insider

Jefferies names its 22 top US stock picks, according to the conviction and buy ratings assigned by their analysts. The firm out the investment thesis for each one. Their...
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Spotify podcast deal could make Joe Rogan world's highest paid broadcaster

8 days ago   |   The Guardian

Streaming service must convince podcast listeners to switch from their favourite app Joe Rogan, the comedian, MMA commentator and podcaster, may seem an unlikely prospect for...
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Salisbury horror: Murder probe as two women die in 'disturbance' - police swarm area

TWO WOMEN have died following a "disturbance" at a house in Salisbury, with police confirming a man has been arrested on suspicion of their murder. Read more ...

New York City announces curfew for Monday night

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Minneapolis cops made 44 people unconscious in last five years using neck...

Minneapolis cops made 44 people unconscious in last five years using neck restraints

According to the Minneapolis police data, 60 per cent of the 44 people who were made unconscious after being put in a chokehold were black and 30 per cent were white. Read more ...

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Moment protesters in Louisville protect a cop who got separated from his police unit

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Gilead slides 4% after COVID-19 drug shows limited benefit in moderately ill...

Gilead slides 4% after COVID-19 drug shows limited benefit in moderately ill patients

Gilead's stock fell 4% on Monday after a coronavirus drug trial showed mixed results in moderately ill people. The company tested the drug in patients who received the... Read more ...

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President Donald Trump laid the blame on governors for the unrest spreading across the nation in a Monday morning conference call. The Associated Press and CBS News reported... Read more ...

Furious MPs blast Jacob Rees-Mogg's 'conga' plan to scrap the virtual...

Furious MPs blast Jacob Rees-Mogg's 'conga' plan to scrap the virtual coronavirus parliament

Commons Leader Jacob Rees-Mogg tabled a motion on Monday preventing the resumption of virtual voting, which allowed MPs to have their say from afar during the pandemic. Read more ...