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Ron Saunders: Former Aston Villa manager dies aged 87

Ron Saunders managed Aston Villa between 1974 and 1982 Former Aston Villa manager Ron Saunders has died at the age of 87, the club have announced. Saunders guided Villa to the First Division title in 1981, before departing during their European Cup-winning campaign the following season. He also won two League Cups during his eight […]

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General election 2019: Tories probe candidates over anti-Semitism claims

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Boris Johnson “must answer” for anti-Semitism, Labour says Three Conservative election candidates are being investigated over allegations of anti-Semitism, the party has confirmed. Sally-Ann Hart, Richard Short and Lee Anderson are facing claims relating to their social media use. Labour has called for the candidates to be suspended, adding that […]

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South Western Railway strike: Engineering adds to weekend woe

Image copyright Steve Parsons/PA WireImage caption The strike means hundreds of services are being cancelled each day Weekend travellers on South Western Railway (SWR) have faced disruption due to ongoing strike action compounded by engineering work. Twenty-seven days of strike action by Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) members began on Monday. Union leaders have […]