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07Feb/17

Obama shows off kiteboarding skills with buddy Richard Branson

Former U.S. President Barack Obama shows off his kiteboarding skills while on his post-presidency getaway on Richard Branson’s Moskito island, in the British Virgin Islands, as posted in Branson’s blog entry https://www.virgin.com/richard-branson/richard-vs-barack-kiteboard-and-foilboard-challenge.

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27Nov/16
Gresty Road, the long-term home of Crewe Alexandra

More British footballers speak out in sex abuse allegations

More English football players talk about their sexual abuse experiences as young boys, with one accusing clubs of covering up a paedophile ring.

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12Jul/16

May to be confirmed as UK Conservative leader, and next PM

The chairman of the Conservative Party committee running the leadership contest confirms Theresa May is only remaining candidate and refuses to deny that she could become the next Prime Minister by the end of the day.

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12Oct/15

Angus Deaton wins 2015 Nobel Prize for Economics

British economist Angus Deaton wins the 2015 Nobel Economics Prize.

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09Sep/15

Wayne Rooney becomes England’s all-time record scorer

Rooney scores his 50th goal for England during match against Switzerland to break Bobby Charlton’s 45 year old record.

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04Jul/15

Murray delights home crowd with victory over Seppi

Britain’s Andy Murray battled through to the fourth round of Wimbledon with victory over Andreas Seppi at a racous Centre Court.

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08May/15

UK’s Clegg quits as Liberal Democrat leader

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg resigns after his party’s “crushing” defeat in the UK general election.

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08May/15

UK’s Cameron close to majority after election: exit poll

Voting has now closed in the UK’s general election…

…and an exit poll is showing Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives on track to win the most seats.

But the party will be just shy of an outright majority.
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26Feb/15

Warnings about hospital sex crimes of UK star Savile ignored – official reports

Late BBC presenter Jimmy Savile abused 63 people in one hospital aged between eight and 40 years old a report reveals. The British government apologises to victims after it is found complaints were ignored.

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