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IS bride Shamima Begum gives birth to boy in Syria

Islamic State bride Shamima Begum has given birth to a baby boy in Syria, according to her family’s lawyer. The 19-year-old has already pleaded not to be separated from the infant if she returns to Britain. She left Britain as a 15-year-old schoolgirl to join...

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Food bins to be collected weekly under govt revamp

Household food waste will have to be picked up weekly under government plans, following anger over reduced bin collections. The move, proposed by Environment Secretary Michael Gove, forms part of an overhaul of the rubbish and recycling system. Councils will get more...

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Two held over triple stabbing outside nightclub

Two men have been arrested over a triple stabbing outside a Mayfair nightclub that left at least one victim in a life threatening condition. Police and ambulance crews called to the scene in Oxford Street at around 3.40am on Sunday found three men, all aged 24, with...

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Flybmi passengers 'frustrated' by flight cancellations

By David Mercer, news reporter Flybmi passengers have spoken of their frustration after thousands had their travel plans disrupted by the airline’s collapse. Hannah Price was due to fly from Brussels to Bristol on Monday and had already checked in when she...

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Advice issued for FlyBMI's 'frustrated' passengers

By David Mercer, news reporter Collapsed airline Flybmi has issued advice as passengers have spoken of their frustration after thousands had their travel plans disrupted. The airline cancelled all flights after filing for administration – and said it would not...

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Row over cystic fibrosis drug that 'costs too much'

By Helen-Ann Smith, Sky News reporter Campaigners have warned that a row between the government and a US drug supplier could affect the life expectancy of thousands of young cystic fibrosis patients. A drug called Orkambi could help many of the 10,000 Britons living...

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Mass brawl erupts at Haydock Park racecourse

Dozens of spectators have been involved in a mass brawl at Haydock Park racecourse. A mother and child had to be led to safety after getting caught up in the fighting, which happened as the last race got under way on Saturday. About 40 people were involved in the...

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Entertainment

Michael Jackson statue reinstalled despite complaints

By Emily Mee, news reporter A shopping centre has reinstalled a statue of Michael Jackson after it was removed following numerous complaints it would offend customers. The statue was taken away after the Roedovre Centrum in Copenhagen, Denmark, received about 15...

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Professor Green cancels tour after fracturing neck

By Rebecca Taylor, news reporter Rapper Professor Green has cancelled his UK tour just hours before it was due to begin after fracturing his neck. Green, whose real name is Stephen Manderson, said he had three seizures, leading to a fall in which he fractured...

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Big Narstie: I would be in prison without God

Rapper Big Narstie has said he could have ended up in jail if he hadn’t found God. The 33-year-old, from Brixton, South London, said he did not think he would become a famous rapper and could have been “another statistic”. Discussing how he found his...

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Sport

Griezmann double sends France to the final

Griezmann scored a penalty at the end of the first half after a handball by Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger. The striker then poked the ball home for the host nation in the 72nd minute following a blunder by goalkeeper Manuel Neuer to set up a meeting with...

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Valdes makes Boro move

The former Barcelona keeper, who joined Belgium club Standard Liege on loan in January, moved to United in January 2015 when he was out of contract, as possible cover for compatriot David De Gea, but could make only two appearances. “You can’t imagine how...

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Newcastle battle back to earn draw

The Magpies moved to within a point of safety having played a game more than fourth-bottom Norwich. Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana but Liverpool in control. But Papiss Cisse and Jack Colback rescued a point for Rafael Benitez’s side. Elsewhere, Manchester...

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Premier League revenues at record levels

It follows figures released by Deloitte. Of the 20 top-flight clubs, 17 posted operating profits in the 2014/15 season. However, the cost of player wages also went up 6%. Premier League clubs’ pre-tax profits are £120m, down from £190m in 2013/14. Dan Jones, Partner...

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Hamilton handed China grid penalty

The world champion’s Mercedes has had a gearbox change. Hamilton already trails Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg by 17 points after two races. Mercedes say the gearbox was damaged in Bahrain. F1 rules say drivers must use a single gearbox for six consecutive...

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Sharapova ITF hearing to proceed

Wada said earlier this week athletes who test positive for meldonium before March 1st could avoid bans. Sharapova tested positive for the drug at this year’s Australian Open, after it was added to Wada’s banned substances list from January 1st. The...

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West Ham to pay £2.5million per year in rent

They will have to pay £2.5 million per year in rent. But if they are relegated from the Premier League that amount will be halved. The club have issued the following statement: “This publication does not affect West Ham United or our move to the former Olympic Stadium...

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Man United reach Wembley in FA Cup

Louis van Gaal’s side won n the final ever Cup tie at Upton Park before the Hammers move to the Olympic Stadium. Marcus Rashford and Marouane Felaini scored United’s goals. James Tomkins pulled one back late on. They’ll now play Everton a week on...

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Holders Barca out but Bayern progress

Barca lost 2-0 to Atletico Madrid, and 3-2 on aggregate, in their quarter final second leg. No team has ever defended the trophy since the competition became known as the Champions League. Bayern Munich joined Atletico, Real Madrid and Manchester City in...

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