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Newspaper headlines: Calls for PM to return Russian money

Newspaper headlines: Calls for PM to return Russian money By BBC News Staff Image caption The attempted murder of Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia continues to dominate the news a week on from the attack. The Sunday Times reports that Theresa May is under pressure to return donations to the Conservative party worth £826,100 which have come ...

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Anti-Islamic letters probed by terror police

Anti-Islamic letters advertising “Punish a Muslim Day” have reportedly been sent across the country and are being probed by police. Counter terrorism officers are investigating a possible hate crime following reports of the letters. West Yorkshire Police said it had received six reports, while people in Birmingham and London are also said to have received them. The force said it ...

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Russian spy: Traces of nerve agent ‘found at Zizzi’

Image copyright EPA Traces of the nerve agent used against former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, have been found at the restaurant where they ate on Sunday afternoon, the BBC understands. The substance was found in one part of Zizzi in Salisbury during a continuing forensic examination. The pair were found two hours after finishing their meal ...

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Chelsea 2-1 Crystal Palace – BBC Sport

Willian’s 13th goal of the season set Chelsea on their way to a 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace. Chelsea revived their hopes of a top-four Premier League finish as they got back to winning ways with a victory over lowly Crystal Palace. The Blues remain fifth but their win saw Antonio Conte’s team narrow the gap on fourth-placed Tottenham to ...

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Student asked to leave Rush bar in Mansfield over turban

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAmrik Singh told staff his turban was a religious requirement A student said he felt “victimised” when asked to leave a bar because he was wearing a turban. Student Amrik Singh was told that Rush in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, had a “no headwear” policy. Mr Singh recorded himself saying his turban is a ...

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West Bromwich Albion 1-4 Leicester City

Jamie Vardy has scored in all four of Leicester’s league wins over West Brom at The Hawthorns West Brom boss Alan Pardew’s position is under further scrutiny after a heavy defeat by Leicester left the Baggies eight points adrift of safety. The hosts had taken the lead when Salomon Rondon produced a close-range finish from Oliver Burke’s low cross. Leicester ...

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Mother’s Day protest for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Image copyright Free Nazanin Image caption Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was detained in Iran when she was visiting her parents with her baby daughter Protesters have asked the foreign secretary for fresh action to help a Londoner facing her second Mother’s Day in an Iranian jail. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is in prison in Tehran on spying charges she denies. Campaigners laid 707 pebbles ...

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