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Rory McIlroy criticised for playing round of golf with Donald Trump

Rory McIlroy has praised Donald Trump’s golf skills after they played a round at the Trump International course in Florida. The four-time major tournament winner teed off with the US President on Sunday and rode in the cart for all 18 holes, despite nursing a rib injury. He told No Laying Up: “He’s a decent player for a guy in ...

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Barcelona police shoot at man driving lorry loaded with butane gas tanks at high speed against traffic

Police shot at a man who stole a lorry carrying butane gas and drove it at high speed against traffic, ramming several cars on a city highway. The man has been arrested and is being questioned, a police spokeswoman said. The lorry was travelling on a highway near the northeastern Spanish city’s famed harbour around 11am Tuesday (10am GMT) after ...

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Michael Moore vows to lead 'resistance' against Donald Trump after launching website

Perhaps you first saw the phrase on Twitter. Perhaps it was in a Washington Post or an Atlantic headline. Since the election of President Donald Trump, the phrase “the resistance” has often been employed to reference the various groups that oppose – and hope to in some way disrupt – Trump’s presidency. Mostly, it’s been used as a social media ...

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Fabinho could snub Manchester United because he has 'soft spot' for City, says father

Fabinho could snub Manchester United for a future move to rivals City because the player has a ‘soft spot’ for the Citizens, says his father. The 23-year-old has been extensively linked to both clubs as his stock continues to rise at Ligue 1 side Monaco. The Brazilian has emerged as one of the best right-backs in Europe and has played an intrinsic ...

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Arsenal players like Alexis Sanchez were 'excited' by alien experience at Sutton United, says Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain admitted that the experience of playing at non-league Sutton United on Monday night was completely alien to many of his Arsenal team-mates. While Oxlade-Chamberlain grew up playing League One football for Southampton, the world of lower league English football was very unfamiliar to some of Arsenal’s big names, such as Alexis Sanchez, who came on in the second half. ...

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Rick and Morty are no strangers to love in first season 3 trailer

It’s been a long time – almost a year-and-a-half – since the last canonical Rick and Morty episode was released by Adult Swim. Fans of the cult cartoon have been waiting patiently for the duo’s next adventure, creator Dan Harmon only recently detailing why the release has been hugely delayed. Finally, Adult Swim Australia has offered an exclusive look at ...

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The Government's attachment to a hard Brexit means businesses will have to pay – as they should

Chancellor Philip Hammond has good reason to be in “listening mode” over the vexed issue of business rates. The Government, of which he is part, is preparing to deal businesses a devastating blow through its lunatic attachment to a hard Brexit. Add to that a shakeup of business rates that could see the bills faced by firms in his own ...

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Montreal becomes 'sanctuary city' for undocumented immigrants

Canada’s second most populous city has voted to declare itself a “sanctuary city” for undocumented immigrants, allowing authorities to provide council services such as housing and food banks to people without legal immigration status. Montreal, the largest city in Quebec, joins three cities in Ontario – Toronto, London and Hamilton – in adopting a “sanctuary city” status to help protect ...

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Christopher Halliwell: Police digging for bodies at former Swindon home of double murderer

A suspected serial killer’s former home is being dug up by police searching for more victims. Christopher Halliwell is already serving a whole-life sentence – meaning he will never be released – for the 2003 murder of 20-year-old Becky Godden.  The 53-year-old former taxi driver had already been convicted of murdering Sian O’Callaghan, 22, in 2011. After he was convicted of Miss Godden’s murder last ...

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CIA analyst who served George W Bush and Barack Obama quits over Donald Trump's 'disturbing' behaviour

A CIA analyst has quit after 11 years in the job because of Donald Trump’s “disturbing” approach to the intelligence community and the President’s “ego and bluster”. Edward Price joined up in 2006 and was “convinced that it was the ideal place to serve my country”. He became a terrorism expert and worked under the George W Bush and Barack ...

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