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Talking African Grey parrot stolen in 'devastating' burglary

A talking African Grey parrot has been stolen from a family home in a “devastating” burglary in Bradford. West Yorkshire Police said they are investigating the break-in and are appealing for any information in a bid to help reunite the parrot, named Barney, with his owners. The 10-year-old parrot was stolen during the burglary in the Cleakheaton Road area of ...

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Donald Trump seeks to placate Steve Bannon as fired strategist says 'that presidency is over'

Donald Trump appears to be trying to placate Steve Bannon, the strategist whom he fired and who subsequently claimed that the “presidency is over”. Hours after Mr Trump sacked Mr Bannon, the right wing populist returned to his former position as the head of the pro-white nationalist Breitbart News. He said he would use his position to press his agenda. ...

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Arsene Wenger insists disallowed goal wasn't offside as he's left to lament referee's decision-making

Arsene Wenger was left to lament several refereeing decisions that he felt went against his Arsenal side as they suffered their first defeat of the new season at Stoke City. After last weekend’s enthralling 4-3 victory over Leicester City at the Emirates, Arsenal were brough back down to earth as a goal from Stoke debutant Jese Rodriguez proved to be ...

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US in charge as they retain three-point lead in Solheim Cup

American Cristie Kerr made history as the United States retained a three-point lead at the Solheim Cup when they split the morning foursomes matches against Europe on day two in Iowa on Saturday. Both sides won two matches, leaving the US ahead – 7-1/2 to 4-1/2 – heading into the afternoon four-ball contests at Des Moines Golf & Country Club. The American duo ...

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Footballers Lee Tomlin and Billy Kee face GBH charges

Two footballers have been charged following an alleged incident outside a Leicester nightclub on 22 January. Cardiff City forward Lee Tomlin, 28, and Accrington Stanley striker Billy Kee have been charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm without intent They are due before Leicester Magistrates’ Court on 18 September. Mr Tomlin, who used to play for Bristol City, and Mr Kee, ...

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Jeremy Hunt launches fresh attack on Stephen Hawking after scientist criticises 'direction of change' of the NHS

Jeremy Hunt has launched a fresh attack on Stephen Hawking for suggesting the “direction of change” in the NHS was pushing it towards the US-style insurance system.  The Health Secretary issued an initial response on Twitter where he claimed Professor Hawking was “wrong on lack of evidence” for the weekend effect and then followed it up 17 hours later saying ...

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Nasa plans to make oxygen from atmosphere on Mars

Nasa is planning to make oxygen from the atmosphere on Mars when its next robot arrives on the mysterious red planet in 2020. Scientists will send microbial life – possibly algae or bacteria – on the 2020 Rover mission in a bid to create air fit for human consumption. They aim to feed the microorganisms in Martian soil in the hope ...

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Championship round-up: Hat-trick hero Conor Hourihane stars as Aston Villa finally grab first win of the season

Conor Hourihane grabbed a hat-trick as Aston Villa answered their critics in style with a scintillating 4-2 home triumph over Norwich. Keinan Davis made a sparkling first-team debut up front, and was involved in Villa’s two first-half goals – scored by Hourihane and Andre Green. The Canaries hit back with a 60th-minute strike from Josh Murphy, but Hourihane bagged his ...

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Charlottesville: Several US states recently introduced bills to protect drivers who run over demonstrators

Six US states have introduced or passed laws to give legal protection to drivers who hit protesters with their cars.  Many came in response to protester tactics used in their respective states. In the past protesters have deliberately blocked roads. But, in the light of the vehicle ramming attack which killed an anti-fascist demonstrator in Charlottesville, Virginia, the laws have ...

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