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Harry and Meghan ready to start royal married life

The newlyweds are thought to be heading to Namibia on honeymoon but will attend a function on Tuesday first. 05:56, UK, Sunday 20 May 2018 Image: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are said to be keen to get on with royal life By Philip Whiteside, news reporter Prince...

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Gear up for major changes to MOT test

Major changes to MOT test rules in Britain have come into force making it harder for cars, vans, motorbikes and other light passenger vehicles to be passed as safe to go on the roads. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) says the shake-up has been designed...

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Man, 65, charged with murder of pensioner

A 65-year-old man has been charged with the murder of an 85-year-old woman in east London. Rosina Coleman’s body was discovered by a handyman working at her home in Ashmour Gardens, Romford, at about 11.30am on Tuesday. A post-mortem found that she died from a...

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Meghan Markle's potential impact on black Britain

Meghan Markle’s marriage to Prince Harry is controversial. It polarises opinion. And perhaps nowhere more so than within the black community itself.  Nobody I spoke to was against the union. Everyone wished the couple a long, happy wedded life together. But the...

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Now the after-party! Wedding evening reception begins

Newlyweds Harry and Meghan made their last expected public appearance of royal wedding day as they headed off to their evening party. Harry drove himself and his new bride to Frogmore House in a silver blue Jaguar E-Type Concept Zero, which was originally manufactured...

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Chelsea win FA Cup with victory over Man United

Chelsea have won their eighth FA Cup after a 1-0 victory over a Manchester United side managed by their former boss Jose Mourinho. The win was secured by a 22nd-minute penalty from Eden Hazard. It means United end the season trophy-less having finished second in the...

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Six moments of the royal wedding you didn't hear

The wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle will provide many wonderful memories for years to come. But there were moments you were not meant to hear, ranging from intimate comments from guests as they arrived to the obvious nervousness of Prince Harry. Sky News...

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Who is the passionate royal wedding preacher?

He was the unexpected star of the wedding, but who is the bishop that caught the world’s attention at the wedding of the year? Bishop Michael Curry delivered a passionate sermon on the power of love. Speaking at what is being called a truly modern royal wedding,...

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Entertainment

Shoplifters steals the show at Cannes

Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s poignant film Shoplifters, described as “a modern day Oliver Twist”, has won the Palme d’Or top prize at Cannes. Cate Blanchett who headed the film festival’s jury of five women and four men said that...

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GQ mocks Vanity Fair over 'extra limbs' shoot

GQ has taken a swipe at Vanity Fair with its magazine cover for its 2018 comedy issue. Alongside the headline “Hands down our best comedy issue ever!”, the cover features comedians Kate McKinnon, Issa Rae and Sarah Silverman posing in odd positions and...

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Meghan's Suits co-stars arrive for the wedding

Meghan Markle’s Suits co-stars have started arriving in London ahead of the royal wedding on Saturday. Ms Markle, who played lawyer Rachel Zane in the hit US TV series, became close to the cast during the seven seasons she spent working on the show. The first to...

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Grande: Bomb attack 'still so heavy on my heart'

Ariana Grande has described the Manchester Arena bomb attack as the “absolute worst of humanity” in an interview nearly a year on from the atrocity. Twenty-two people were killed and more than 500 injured when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device...

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Styles produces new sitcom based on his 1D life

Harry Styles will be the executive-producer on a sitcom based on his early days in One Direction when he was living with friends in London. Called Happy Together, it stars Damon Wayans Jr and Amber Stevens West as a married couple living in suburbia. Their settled...

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Rare film and music posters to fetch £250,000

Hundreds of rare film and music posters are up for auction next month and are expected to fetch more than £250,000. The prize lot is a 1977 Star Wars US teaser poster, which is predicted to sell for between £12,000 and £18,000. Others include a UK poster for...

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Bardem wants more action on plastic pollution

Actor Javier Bardem has told Sky News in an exclusive interview that more companies should follow its Ocean Rescue campaign to try to cut plastic pollution in the sea. The Spanish star, best known for his roles in the Bond movie Skyfall and No Country For Old Men, was...

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'Disgusting': Cannes film sparks mass walkout

More than 100 people have reportedly walked out of the latest film by Lars Von Trier during a premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. Some of those who left early called the dark and grisly serial killer comedy The House that Jack Built “disgusting” and...

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Sport

Phelan still in the dark over Hull job

Phelan said last week that he had been offered the job but there has been no update on his contract since then. He told a news conference: “I want it resolved, but it’s not my decision. “A lot of it rests on the position of the club. All I keep...

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United survive Northampton scare

Michael Carrick put United ahead but Northampton equalised before half time through an Alex Revell penalty. But Ander Herrera and Marcus Rashford sealed the win. West Ham were within seconds of being taken to extra time by League Two Accrington before Dmitri...

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Anderson could be rested for Bangladesh trip

The 34-year-old, England’s leading test wicket-taker with 463 victims, was named in the squad for the tour to Bangladesh where they play two tests next month. England travel to India in early November for a five-test series. “It’s a tough one because...

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Everton shocked by Norwich in EFL Cup

It was the Toffees’ first defeat of the season. Premier League champions Leicester are also out after squandering a 2-0 lead to lose 4-2 in extra time with 10 men at home to Chelsea. Bournemouth were taken to extra time by Championship struggler Preston after a...

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Hewitt pulls out of Rio Olympics

Two-times grand slam champion Lleyton Hewitt has opted out of his role as coach of the Australian men’s tennis team at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics for “personal reasons”, local media reported on Sunday. Hewitt’s withdrawal is another blow for...

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Howard makes 'smooth transition' to MLS

Goalkeeper Tim Howard has had no problems in making the transition to Major League Soccer and has been brilliant for the Colorado Rapids from the outset. The long-time United States goalkeeper spent the last 13 years in English soccer, including 10 seasons at Everton,...

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Wales squad touch down in Cardiff after Euros

Wales will move higher than their richer rivals and neighbours England when the new FIFA rankings are announced after Euro 2016, the first sign for what, many predict, will be a bright future after they made history at the tournament. Playing in their first finals...

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Spanish court drops charges against Neymar

Spain’s High Court said on Friday it had dropped a fraud and corruption investigation into Brazilian soccer captain and Barcelona player Neymar saying no crime had been committed. Charges were also dropped against his father and agent Neymar Da Silva Santos,...

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Clattenburg to referee Euro 2016 final

Clattenburg also refereed the UEFA Champions League final in May. He becomes the second man to take charge of both major European occasions in the same year after Pedro Proença in 2012. Clattenburg will be joined by English assistants Simon Beck and Jake Collin, plus...

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