Pressure on UKIP leader over girlfriend's Meghan Markle's texts

Media playback is unsupported on your device UKIP leader Henry Bolton is under pressure to resign after his girlfriend was suspended by the party for apparently making racist remarks about Meghan Markle. Jo Marney apologised in the Mail on Sunday for saying Prince Harry’s fiancee would “taint” the Royal Family and black people were ugly.…

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Sanchez decision in next 48 hours – Wenger

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez’s future will be decided “in the next 48 hours” after he was left out of the team for Sunday’s 2-1 defeat at Bournemouth, says manager Arsene Wenger. The 29-year-old is out of contract in the summer and has been linked with a January move to Manchester City. However, Manchester United have…

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Plane skids off runway at Trabzon Airport in Turkey

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The plane stopped with its nose nearly in the sea, but Pegasus Airlines said no passengers or crew were hurt. BBC News – Home

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Salah in but how many more Reds? Who made your combined Liverpool-Man City XI?

There were eight players from Manchester City in the most popular combined City-Liverpool XI selected by users before Sunday’s meeting between the two teams. More than 65,000 of you picked what you thought was the strongest side and there was an understandable weighting towards the runaway Premier League leaders, who are 15 points clear at…

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Burning oil tanker 'sinks off China' after one week

An oil tanker burning in the East China Sea for more than a week has finally sunk, Chinese media say. The Sanchi and a cargo ship collided 260km (160 miles) off Shanghai on 6 January, with the tanker then drifting south-east towards Japan. Iranian officials now say all 32 crew members – 30 Iranians and…

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'A very clear handball': Where was VAR when it was needed?

Media playback is not supported on this device Video assistant referees (VAR) were used in English football for the first time this week, but their absence from the Premier League was felt by two managers on Saturday. The technology made its debut in English football, albeit on a trial basis, as Brighton beat Crystal Palace…

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UKIP suspends leader's girlfriend after Meghan Markle texts

Media playback is unsupported on your device UKIP has suspended the girlfriend of party leader Henry Bolton after she apparently made racist remarks about Prince Harry’s fiancee Meghan Markle. The Mail on Sunday has published a series of messages sent by Jo Marney. In them, the 25-year-old model said Ms Markle would “taint” the Royal…

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Kane 'can break all the records' – new landmark for Spurs striker in Everton thrashing

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino backed Harry Kane to break more records after he scored twice in a comfortable home victory over Everton to become Spurs’ all-time Premier League goalscorer. Kane twice netted from close range – converting passes from Son Heung-min and Eric Dier – to take his Premier League tally to 98, one more…

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John Worboys: Minister considering judicial review

The justice secretary is considering a judicial review of the decision to free sex attacker John Worboys on parole. The Sunday Times reports David Gauke has sought advice on whether a judicial review could succeed. It is understood he will only move forward if there is a reasonable prospect of success. The Parole Board said…

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Ten-man Leicester hold lacklustre Chelsea – but Foxes boss questions red card

Leicester boss Claude Puel said the decision to send off Ben Chilwell at Chelsea was “harsh” as his side drew a match they probably should have won. The Foxes dominated possession for large periods and created the better chances but had the sting taken out of their display when defender Chilwell was shown two yellow…

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