Toronto van attack: Alek Minassian charged with 10 counts of murder

Media playback is unsupported on your device A driver suspected of killing 10 people and injuring 15 more by ploughing a rental van into pedestrians in Toronto has appeared in court in the city. Alek Minassian, 25, was charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 counts of attempted murder. Mr Minassian wore a…

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Royal baby: Prince Charles feels 'great joy' for new grandson

Media playback is unsupported on your device The Prince of Wales has said he is “so pleased” with the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s third child. Gun salutes across London have marked the arrival of the couple’s second son, whose name has yet to be revealed. The new prince, who is fifth…

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'Mo will know pretty soon they are not his team-mates any more'

Media playback is not supported on this device BBC coverage How to follow: Listen to live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live and follow text commentary on the BBC Sport website Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp expects Mohamed Salah will not get “friendly” treatment from his former Roma team-mates during Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final first leg…

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TSB boss says sorry for banking chaos

The boss of TSB has apologised for its IT fiasco amid rising customer fury as the crisis continued for a fourth day. Paul Pester said he was “deeply sorry” and promised no one would be left out of pocket as a result of the issues. He said the bank would take down its mobile app…

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Alfie Evans' life support withdrawn, father says

The life support of seriously ill toddler Alfie Evans has been withdrawn, his father has said. Tom Evans said the 23-month-old’s life support was turned off on Monday but Alfie was breathing on his own and had been given oxygen. It comes after parents lost legal challenges against a High Court ruling in February that…

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Jeremy Corbyn set for crunch meeting with Jewish leaders

Jeremy Corbyn is set for a crunch meeting with Jewish leaders to discuss what steps he has taken to address anti-Semitism in the Labour Party. The Jewish Leadership Council and Board of Deputies of British Jews say the Labour leader has been slow to act on the recommendations of a 2016 report. They want disciplinary…

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'A sense of destiny about Roma' – is it dangerous to underestimate them against Liverpool?

Liverpool fans are going into this week’s Champions League semi-final first leg with Roma in confident form – but are the Italian capital side being underestimated? After all, they have already completed one of the all-time great European fightbacks to reach this stage. As Roma manager Eusebio di Francesco walked into the media room at…

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Toronto van attack: Suspect quizzed after 10 pedestrians killed

Media playback is unsupported on your device Canadian police are questioning the suspected driver of a rented van that ploughed into pedestrians in northern Toronto on Monday, killing 10 and injuring 15. Alek Minassian, 25, was not previously known to authorities, police said. The incident appeared to be deliberate but the motive was not clear,…

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Millicent Fawcett: Statue of suffragist to be unveiled in London

A statue commemorating the life of the suffragist, Millicent Fawcett, will be unveiled opposite Parliament later. She campaigned for women’s right to vote during the early 20th Century and is seen as one of the most influential feminists of the past 100 years. The bronze casting, which has been created by the artist Gillian Wearing,…

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Allardyce defends Everton style in win over Newcastle

Everton manager Sam Allardyce defended his side’s style of football as the Toffees laboured to a 1-0 victory over Newcastle on Monday. Theo Walcott scored his first goal since January as the hosts moved up to eighth in the Premier League. Some fans have criticised Everton’s performances under Allardyce, but the ex-Newcastle boss felt his…

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