Sunderland vs Manchester United player ratings: Zlatan Ibrahimovic stands out against 10-man Black Cats

Sunderland’s survival hopes look bleaker than ever after Manchester United strolled to a 3-0 victory that gives Jose Mourinho’s men a timely shot in the arm. A lot was riding on Sunday’s Stadium of Light encounter, with United needing to kick-start their top-four hopes against a side for whom anything but victory would only push them closer to the precipice. ...

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Fox uses Trump's 'pussy grabbing tapes to teach employees about harassment'

Fox has reportedly been using Donald Trump’s infamous “pussy grabbing” audio recordings to teach people about harassment in the workplace. A 21st Century Fox employee said there was an “audible gasp” in the room after the media company broadcast the president’s widely condemned Access Hollywood conversation with Billy Bush which was leaked last Autumn. According to the employee, towards the ...

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Bernie Sanders says Donald Trump 'does not have authority to launch missiles'

Top Democrats including Bernie Sanders and Tim Kaine have accused President Donald Trump of lacking the authority to bypass Congress and launch missiles at Syria. Mr Trump ordered the launch of 59 cruise missiles at a military target in response to Bashar al-Assad’s alleged use of chemical weapons on civilians and the US’s first direct attack on the country. Yet Democrats ...

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Greg Van Avermaet overtakes Zdenek Stybar just before the line to win fastest ever Paris-Roubaix classic

Olympic road champion Greg Van Avermaet overtook Zdenek Stybar just before the line in a thrilling sprint finish to win the Paris-Roubaix classic for the first time on Sunday. With five riders in contention on the final lap entering the velodrome in Roubaix, Stybar launched a blistering attack. But the Belgian rider countered it brilliantly, going on the outside of ...

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UK weather: Britons soak up the sun on the hottest day of year

Britons basked in the sunshine on the hottest day of the year on Sunday – amid warnings a cold snap is about to bring an abrupt end to the warm spell. The Met Office said temperatures reached as high as the mid-20s with those enjoying the sights at Kew Gardens, in west London, treated to a summer-like 24.9C. Topcliffe in Yorkshire ...

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Matt Mullan's last-gasp try sees Wasps snatch victory from Northampton Saints

Wasps stole a 32-30 win over Northampton thanks to Matt Mullan’s overtime try to cement their position atop the Aviva Premiership. The hosts extended their winning league run at the Ricoh Arena to 17 matches, but only just. Saints blasted five tries in a fine performance, but Wasps’ ability to conjure scores from precious little platform eventually proved decisive. Ben ...

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Freida Pinto moved to tears by story of interracial marriage, not by 'erasure' criticism, journalist claims

Freida Pinto does not appear to have been moved to tears by questions over her casting in British Black Power Movement drama Guerilla, but seemingly more by the show’s director and his account of his interracial marriage. During a panel, in which the first episode of the show was screened, a discussion arose over the show’s representation of black women, ...

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Jose Mourinho pleased with Luke Shaw's attacking instincts as Manchester United pile pressure on Arsenal

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho finally issued some unqualified praise for Luke Shaw, as the England defender contributed substantially to a win which heaps pressure on Arsenal ahead of the North London club’s match at Crystal Palace on Monday night. United leapfrogged Arsenal, who are sixth in the pursuit of a top four finish and Shaw impressed, starting only his ...

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Ivanka Trump 'pushed for her father to bomb Syria'

Donald Trump’s daughter persuaded him to strike targets in Syria, according to reports of a diplomatic memo. A cable briefing to Theresa May and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson by Britain’s ambassador to Washington Sir Kim Darroch said Ms Trump was influential in bringing about the bombings, those who saw the memo said. It claimed Mr Trump was “genuinely shaken” by pictures of ...

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Manchester police deal with 31 Spice-related calls in 24 hours

Police in Manchester received 31 calls in 24 hours amid rising concerns about the use of former legal high Spice. Police imposed a 48-hour banning order on the city centre to remove anyone suspected of taking or supplying the drug, or causing anti-social behaviour. Most of the calls related to the Piccadilly area and 14 were about people who had ...

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