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Barmy Army trumpeter to give up touring duties

Billy plays alongside Geoffrey Boycott, New Zealand, 2015 For many, he’s the soundtrack to the England cricket team. Jerusalem being belted out? It’s the first over of the day. Rocky theme? David Warner must be walking out to bat. Simply the Best? Ah, that means Dom Sibley’s going well. Sibley the best – geddit?! But […]

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Grenfell Tower inquiry member Benita Mehra resigns

Image copyright Getty Images A newly-appointed Grenfell Tower fire inquiry panel member has resigned after she was linked to the charitable arm of a firm which supplied the block’s deadly cladding. Benita Mehra said she recognised and respected the “depth of feeling” among some about her appointment. Downing Street said it had accepted her resignation […]

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Royal Marine dies after training incident in Cornwall

Image copyright Nilfanion/Creative CommonsImage caption The recruit was recovered from the sea at Tregantle beach in Cornwall A Royal Marine who was injured in a training incident earlier this week has died. The Marine was part of a group that had been practising an assault from a landing craft on Tregantle beach, Cornwall. The recruit […]

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Sports Minister Nigel Adams says football is ‘too dependent’ on gambling

‘There’s too much dependency within football on gambling firm sponsorship’ – Sports Minister Nigel Adams Football has “far too much dependency” on sponsorship from gambling companies, according to the sports minister. Nigel Adams MP says clubs “need to look at different sources of income”. His warning comes amid mounting scrutiny of the close relationship between […]

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League Two side Northampton hold Derby to earn replay

FA Cup: Northampton Town 0-0 Derby County highlights League Two Northampton earned a replay with Championship club Derby after a goalless draw in the fourth round of the FA Cup at the PTS Academy Stadium. Cobblers forward Vadaine Oliver went closest to a breakthrough in the first half, striking the crossbar from close range. Curtis […]

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Harry Dunn: US rejects UK extradition request

Image copyright Justice4Harry19Image caption Harry Dunn died in hospital after his motorbike was involved in a crash outside RAF Croughton The US has turned down an extradition request for one of its citizens to be charged over the death of motorcyclist Harry Dunn. Mr Dunn, 19, died after a crash in Northamptonshire in August which […]