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Strasbourg Christmas market reopens after attack

Image copyright EPA Image caption The Strasbourg Christmas market is one of Europe’s busiest The Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg is due to reopen on Friday morning, after the attack carried out by a gunman on Tuesday evening. Cherif Chekatt was killed on Thursday by police on a city street after he opened fire on officers. Three ...

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ATP Finals: Manchester & London on five-city shortlist to host event from 2021

Highlights: Dominant Zverev beats Djokovic to win ATP Finals Manchester has joined current hosts London on a five-city shortlist to stage the ATP Finals from 2021. Singapore, Tokyo and Turin have also made the cut after more than 40 cities expressed an initial interest in hosting the season finale. Manchester lost out to the Chinese city of Shenzhen earlier this ...

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Stormzy and Adele back emotional Grenfell cladding video

Image copyright PA Stormzy and Adele are among artists who’ve joined Grenfell survivors to call on the Government to remove “dangerous cladding” from buildings. The group released a video on Thursday which shows them appealing for “national change”. It’s 18 months since the tower fire in west London which killed 72 people. Since then, the government announced a ban on ...

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Chelsea condemn anti-Semitic chants in MOL Vidi Europa League game

Chelsea launched a campaign in January to raise awareness and educate about anti-Semitism in football Chelsea say fans who sang an anti-Semitic chant in the Europa League game with MOL Vidi have “shamed the club”. A vocal minority chanted offensive songs about Tottenham fans early in Thursday’s 2-2 draw in Hungary. That came three days after four fans were suspended ...

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Senators vote to end US backing for Saudi war on Yemen

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSenators slam Saudi crown prince as ‘crazy’ and a ‘wrecking ball’ The US Senate has voted to withdraw US military aid for Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen and to blame the kingdom’s crown prince for the murder of a journalist. The historic vote is the first time any chamber of US Congress ...

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News Daily: EU says no to renegotiating Brexit deal, and Strasbourg attacker shot dead

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign-up here ‘No, prime minister’: EU says Brexit deal not up for renegotiation Theresa May has been told that her Brexit deal with the EU is “not open for renegotiation”. The prime minister, who has been attending a summit in Brussels, had hoped for legally binding assurances from other leaders about ...

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The secret I’m hiding under my oversized fashion style

Arooj Aftab, 22, is an influencer who is known for her baggy fashion style. But what her 7,500 Instagram followers don’t know is there’s a big reason she chooses to wear oversized clothes – which she has kept secret until now. Scroll through my Instagram and it’s full of pictures of me in different outfits. The one thing you’ll notice ...

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Half of UK homes could get faster broadband

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Many people could get faster speeds but are not, Ofcom has found One in seven homes could be paying more than they need to for broadband and could get faster services for the same or less money, Ofcom has said. New research suggests that half of UK homes have not taken up faster services ...

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