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Charity boss Justin Forsyth resigns from Unicef

Ex-Save the Children chief executive Justin Forsyth has resigned from Unicef as he says he does not want coverage of his past to “damage” the charities. Mr Forsyth faced three complaints of inappropriate behaviour towards female staff before leaving Save the Children, the BBC reported this week. He was accused of sending inappropriate texts and…

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Rooney: I chose Everton return because I wanted the pressure

Media playback is not supported on this device Wayne Rooney chose to return to Everton rather than move to a country such as China because he wanted the “pressure” of being back at his boyhood club. The former Manchester United striker rejoined the Toffees on a two-year deal for an undisclosed fee last summer. The…

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Florida shooting: Parents and pupils speak to Trump

[unable to retrieve full-text content] President Trump met pupils and parents affected by school shootings in Florida and across the US. BBC News – Home

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Migration figures: Highest number of EU nationals leaving UK in a decade

The number of EU citizens leaving the UK is at its highest level for a decade with 130,000 emigrating in the year to September, figures show. But 220,000 EU nationals still moved to Britain over the same period, the Office for National Statistics found. That is 47,000 fewer than the previous year. It means net…

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Mourinho concerned by Herrera injury but pleased with Pogba

Ander Herrera could have a “bad injury”, says Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho after the midfielder was substituted in Wednesday’s Champions League goalless draw at Sevilla. The Spaniard picked up a muscle injury 17 minutes into the last-16 first-leg tie and was replaced by Paul Pogba. Herrera had returned from injury after missing games earlier…

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British Gas owner Centrica to cut 4,000 jobs after 'weak' year

Centrica, which owns British Gas, is cutting 4,000 jobs as it continues to lose customers. The energy supplier, which has operations in North America and Ireland as well as its main UK market, said group profits fell 17% to £1.25bn. Chief executive Iain Conn said the firm had a “weak” second half of 2017, and…

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Brit Awards 2018: Stormzy scoops Ed Sheeran to win top prizes

Media playback is unsupported on your device South London grime superstar Stormzy beat Ed Sheeran to the main prizes in a surprise result at the Brit Awards. Stormzy, who seemed overwhelmed when he won best British male and best British album for Gang Signs and Prayer, also closed the show and criticised the PM’s handling…

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Camden stabbings: 'Stop using knives' begs grieving mother

Media playback is unsupported on your device A mother whose two sons were stabbed to death in north London within five months of each other has called for young people to stop using knives. Sadiq Adan Mohamed, 20, died after being stabbed in Malden Road, Camden, at about 22:10 GMT on Tuesday. He was one…

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Anti-depressants: Major study finds they work

Scientists say they have settled one of medicine’s biggest debates after a huge study found that anti-depressants work. The study, which analysed data from 522 trials involving 116,477 people, found 21 common anti-depressants were all more effective at reducing symptoms of acute depression than dummy pills. But it also showed big differences in how effective…

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De Gea helps Man Utd earn creditable draw in first leg at Sevilla

David de Gea’s stunning first-half save helped Manchester United claim a creditable draw at Sevilla in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie. The Spain keeper had kept out efforts from Joaquin Correa and Steven N’Zonzi before showing quick reflexes to produce a one-handed save on the stroke of half-time and deny Luis…

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