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TWITTER CALLS FOR CARRIE FISHER TO RECEIVE A HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME STAR

Actor's fans use the hashtag AStarForCarrie to call for the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to consider the star in her honour

GLASGOW AIRPORT STRIKES: WHEN ARE THEY, WHY ARE STAFF STRIKING AND HOW WILL I BE AFFECTED?

Walk-outs earlier this month resulted in "unbelievable queues"

 
 
 

GLOOMY WEATHER HITS UK RETAIL SALES AS SHOPPERS HOLD OFF SUMMER PURCHASES

Sales fall 0.5% in May with clothing purchases declining 4.5%

MY FAMILY AND I BECAME REFUGEES AFTER FLEEING IRAN DECADES AGO - BUT THE FEELING OF BEING INVISIBLE HAS NEVER LEFT ME

The memory of what it feels like to cry out for help only for your voice to disappear has stayed with me for years. That's why I've...

 
 
 

AMBER RUDD CHALLENGES BORIS JOHNSON TO REJECT 'DARK ARTS' OF CAMPAIGNING IN TORY LEADERSHIP RACE

Rumours rife in Westminster about the frontrunner "lending" votes in the hope of knocking out Gove

TRANSFER NEWS LIVE: MAN UTD TO AGREE DOUBLE DEAL, LIVERPOOL SNUBBED, ARSENAL STEP UP STRIKER CHASE

Follow LIVE coverage of Thursday's latest transfer news, rumours and done deals

 
 
 

DIXONS CARPHONE SHARES PLUMMET 25% AFTER REVEALING LARGE LOSSES AT MOBILE PHONE SHOPS

Retailer takes hit as shoppers upgrade smartphones less frequently

TRAVELLING IN CAR WHILE PREGNANT PUTS UNBORN CHILD AT RISK FROM AIR POLLUTION, REPORT FINDS

Breathing toxic air raises risk of miscarriage and premature births and impacts foetal development

 
 
 

HOLIDAYMAKER ACCUSES MEN OF HOMOPHOBIC ABUSE ON RYANAIR FLIGHT

Woman says cabin crew did nothing

GERAINT THOMAS FEARED TOUR DE FRANCE 2019 HOPES WERE OVER AFTER TOUR DE SUISSE CRASH

The Welsh rider followed Chris Froome in suffering a crash, though his injuries are less severe, leaving him clear to defend the Yellow...

 
 
 

DRACO MALFOY ACTOR TOM FELTON RESPONDS TO POPULAR THEORY HIS HARRY POTTER CHARACTER WAS GAY

Felton seemingly confirmed the news at Potter fan event

UK ARMS SALES TO SAUDI ARABIA UNLAWFUL, COURT OF APPEAL RULES

The UK's continued arms sales to Saudi Arabia are unlawful, the Court of Appeal has ruled.

 
 
 

KEANU REEVES IN TALKS WITH MARVEL TO JOIN THE MCU

Studio bosses talk to the actor for 'almost every film we make'

ENGLAND SQUAD: DYLAN HARTLEY, DANNY CARE AND CHRIS ROBSHAW SET FOR 2019 RUGBY WORLD CUP AXE

Co-England captain Hartley has not recovered from injury but Harlequins flanker Alex Dombrandt is expected to make the preliminary...

 
 
 

WWE: BT SPORT TAKE BROADCAST RIGHTS OFF SKY SPORTS TO SHOW RAW, SMACKDOWN LIVE AND MAIN EVENT PAY-PER-VIEWS

BT Sport have landed the exclusive rights to show the WWE in the United Kingdom, meaning that every pay-per-view event will be shown...

BABIES BORN TO OBESE MOTHERS MORE LIKELY TO DEVELOP TYPE 2 DIABETES, STUDY SUGGESTS

Number of obese mums-to-be has increased five-fold in 60 years

 
 
 

ANDY MURRAY RETURN: WHAT TIME DOES HIS QUEEN'S TENNIS RETURN START, HOW TO WATCH ON BBC AND AMAZON PRIME, ORDER OF PLAY

Everything you need to know about Andy Murray's return to competitive tennis at Queen's

CHARLTON ATHLETIC CHAMPIONSHIP FIXTURES 2019/20 REVEALED IN FULL AFTER LEE BOWYER COMMITS TO CLUB

See Charlton's full fixture list for the 2019/20 Championship season

 
 
 

A NIGHT IN WITH BROS: MATT AND LUKE GOSS INVITED BACK TO BBC FOR ONE-OFF SPECIAL

Show follows the viral success of their 2018 documentary, After the Screaming Stops

TWO 'RHINO POACHERS' DIE AFTER CRASHING INTO GOAT DURING HIGH-SPEED ESCAPE FROM RANGERS

Rifle with telescopic sight reportedly found at scene of collision

 
 
 



Sheffield United 2019/20 fixtures: Team guide, kits, transfer news, TV info...

Sheffield United 2019/20 fixtures: Team guide, kits, transfer news, TV info, stadium

Sheffield United are enjoying a fairytale run under hometown hero Chris Wilder. The Stocksbridge-born, boyhood Blades fan has steered his beloved team from League One to the... Read more ...

Who is Yewande Biala? Meet the Love Island series 5 contestant and scientist

Who is Yewande Biala? Meet the Love Island series 5 contestant and scientist

With the fifth series of Love Island now on air, there's a brand new cast of contestants set to become our new summer obsessions. When is Love Island 2019 on ITV2? Who's in the... Read more ...

Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd loses appeal to overturn manslaughter conviction

Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd loses appeal to overturn manslaughter conviction

SPEEDBOAT killer Jack Shepherd has lost his appeal to have his conviction of manslaughter overturned. Read more ...

Black cab rapist John Worboys admits drugging four more women

Black cab rapist John Worboys admits drugging four more women

Black cab rapist John Worboys has pleaded guilty to drugging four more women. Read more ...

Australia v Bangladesh: How to watch Cricket World Cup on TV and live stream...

Australia v Bangladesh: How to watch Cricket World Cup on TV and live stream online

Australia will hope to keep the pressure on at the top of the pack when they face a plucky Bangladesh side this week. The Aussies have recorded four wins out of five games and... Read more ...

Maurizio Sarri unveiled as new Juventus manager as Italian champions launch...

Maurizio Sarri unveiled as new Juventus manager as Italian champions launch new era

Maurizio Sarri has been unveiled as the new Juventus manager. The former Chelsea boss lasted just one season at Stamford Bridge and has returned to Serie A with the champions. Read more ...

2019-20 EFL Championship fixtures in full

2019-20 EFL Championship fixtures in full

Leeds United just missed out on automatic promotion last season. Check out the full fixture list for the 2019-20 Championship season. All fixtures will be subject to change for... Read more ...

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules

Campaigners have won a landmark legal challenge against the government over UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia. Read more ...

Tour de France 2019: Watch on TV, live stream, start time, route map, prize...

Tour de France 2019: Watch on TV, live stream, start time, route map, prize money

The Tour de France is set for its 106th run with riders from around the world gathering to prove their worth in the saddle. Defending champion Geraint Thomas will hope for... Read more ...

Madrid 'swap James for Neymar'

Madrid 'swap James for Neymar'

Real Madrid are reportedly ready to sacrifice Napoli target James Rodriguez for Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar. Read more ...