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Khashoggi ‘died after fight’ – Saudis

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi died after a fight in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the country’s state TV reported quoting an initial probe. It said deputy intelligence chief Ahmad al-Assiri and Saud al-Qahtani, senior aide to Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, were dismissed over the affair. The news bulletin said 18 Saudi nationals have now been detained as part of the ...

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European Rugby Champions Cup: Leicester Tigers 45-27 Scarlets

Manu Tuilagi gained 89 metres – more than any other player on the pitch European Rugby Champions Cup Leicester (15) 45 Tries: Wells, Thompson, Kalamafoni, Tuilagi, May Cons: Ford (4) Pens: Ford (4) Scarlets (13) 27 Tries: G Davies, Steff Evans, Thompson Cons: Halfpenny (3) Pens: Halfpenny (3) Leicester proved too strong for Scarlets as they raced away in the ...

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Jose Mourinho: Manchester United boss says he would love to sign Eden Hazard

Hazard won the League Cup and Premier League with Mourinho’s 2014-15 Chelsea side Jose Mourinho “would love” to sign Eden Hazard for Manchester United but knows it would be impossible because “Chelsea are led by intelligent people”. Hazard, 27, won the Premier League under Mourinho during the manager’s second spell at Chelsea in 2015. The forward had said he wanted ...

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Lewis Hamilton tops US GP practice as Sebastian Vettel given penalty

Listen to final practice and qualifying on sports extra and the BBC Sport website from 18:55 BST on Saturday Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel has been handed a three-place grid penalty at the United States Grand Prix. The decision, for not slowing sufficiently for a red flag in practice, increases the chances of Lewis Hamilton clinching his fifth world title in the ...

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Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi murder suspect had spy training

Image copyright EPA Image caption Turkish media released CCTV pictures allegedly showing the Saudi ‘hit squad’ suspected of Mr Khashoggi’s disappearance The BBC has uncovered new details about one of the men accused of murdering Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent Saudi journalist who was critical of his country’s government. Turkish media identified Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb as being part of a 15-member ...

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Amritsar: Scores dead as train mows down crowd

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCrowds celebrate Hindu festival near Amritsar More than 50 people have been killed and 200 hurt after a train ran into a crowd near Amritsar in India’s northern Punjab state, police told the BBC. The victims were standing on the railway tracks watching celebrations for the Hindu festival of Dusshera, eyewitnesses told ...

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Huddersfield grooming: Twenty guilty of campaign of rape and abuse

Image caption The men, all from Yorkshire, went by nicknames including “Dracula”, “Bully”, “Beastie” and “Nurse” Twenty men have been found guilty of being part of a grooming gang that raped and abused girls as young as 11 in Huddersfield. The men were convicted of more than 120 offences against 15 girls. Victims were plied with drink and drugs and ...

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Huddersfield grooming victims ‘delivered to hell’

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Crying and disorientated, victims of the Huddersfield grooming gang were abandoned on the rugged uplands of Saddleworth Moor Twenty men sexually abused girls as young as 11 as part of a grooming ring that targeted more than a dozen girls in Huddersfield. Intoxicated with drink and drugs, the children were raped repeatedly and often driven ...

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