Manchester United vs Anderlecht – live: Latest score as Jose Mourinho's men eye Europa League semi-finals

Manchester United are England’s last remaining team in European competition but are widely considered to be the favourites to win this year’s Europa League. Having come away with a draw in Anderlecht, United will be happy to be back on home soil for tonight’s second-leg clash. What time is kick-off? The match starts will begin at 8.05pm. Where can I ...

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If Labour wins we could pay-per-view Jeremy Corbyn meeting Donald Trump and fund the NHS for a year

The consensus in these perilous times appears to be we should be thankful for the Conservatives, for they have proved themselves capable of giving us the stability and unity we depend on, amidst difficult times with Europe. Because as soon as you think of the words Conservatives and Europe, you ease into gentle thoughts of stability and unity, which is ...

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Russia claims to have weapon that could cripple the US Navy

Russian attack jets carry electronic weapons that can cripple the US Navy’s missile defence system, Russian state media has claimed. Russia-1’s Vesti programme said an electronic warfare device called “Khibiny” was used by a Russian pilot to completely deactivate the defence systems of the USS Donald Cook in a 2014 encounter in the Black Sea. The US’ Aegis system, manufactured ...

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Rupert Murdoch fired Bill O'Reilly to help his Fox-Sky takeover bid, says leading media analyst

Rupert Murdoch’s attempted takeover of Sky was one of the reasons why Fox News star Bill O’Reilly was fired over allegations of sexual harassment, a leading media analyst has told The Independent. Claire Enders, the founder of Enders Analysis, said she was sure the decision to dump the right-wing presenter was influenced by UK regulator Ofcom being poised to rule ...

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad 'barred from standing in Iran's presidential elections'

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has reportedly been barred from standing in Iran’s presidential elections. The former leader’s candidacy was blocked by the country’s clerical body, state media reported. The hardline ex-president unexpectedly announced his candidacy earlier this month. May’s election is widely expected to be won by current moderate President Hassan Rouhani, best known outside the country for his negotiation of a nuclear ...

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Teenage anorexia sufferer writes goodbye letter to her dog before stepping in front of train

A 15-year-old suffering from severe anorexia wrote goodbye letters to her family and dog before stepping out in front of a train, an inquest heard.  Pippa “Pip” McManus died at Gatley railway station in December 2015 just days after being released from The Priory hospital, where she had been sectioned under the mental health act. One of the letters was read ...

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Cancer and depression drugs could be 'repurposed' to cure dementia, study finds

A new study has sparked fresh hope for dementia sufferers after two existing drugs were found to help reduce the impact of degenerative brain diseases in mice. Researchers found drugs originally designed to treat depression and cancer could be “repurposed”, reducing brain shrinkage and restoring protein production. The study, published in Brain: a journal of neurology, could now pave the way for ...

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Why we should prioritise high speed rail in the UK

Travel talk this week has been dominated by overbooking. But one notable transport undertaking had plenty of spare seats. Wednesday’s Transport Select Committee hearing in Westminster had a “load factor” of just 50 per cent. The Grimond Room in Portcullis House, across from the Houses of Parliament, was therefore significantly more civilised than a pair of recent flights on United ...

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'Controlling' former partner dumped body by train tracks

A mother was killed by her “controlling and jealous” former partner who stuffed her body into a suitcase before dumping it near train tracks, a court has heard. Gergana Prodanova, 38, went missing last year from the home she shared with her ex-partner, Kostadin Kostov. Kostov, 42, appeared at Exeter Crown Court accused of murdering her. He denies killing the ...

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General Election 2017: Nigel Farage won't stand as an MP

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage says he will not be standing in the General Election on 8 June. The MEP told the Daily Telegraph he could have had an “easy win” in the former UKIP seat of Clacton but had decided to “fight for Brexit in Europe” instead. Earlier he said he had not yet decided whether to put himself ...

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