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Rangers 5-0 Kilmarnock: Morelos quartet subdues 10-man visitors

Alfredo Morelos scored a quartet of goals on his return from suspension Alfredo Morelos delivered a blistering four-goal display as Rangers demolished 10-man Kilmarnock to book a Scottish Cup quarter-final trip to Aberdeen. The Colombian twice converted from close-range before half-time. Between the brace, Kilmarnock stopper Daniel Bachmann was contentiously dismissed after nudging Glen Kamara’s head with his elbow at …

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Delray Beach Open: Dan Evans powers into quarter-finals

World number 148 Evans was playing Harris for the first time Briton Dan Evans surged into the Delray Beach Open quarter-finals in Florida with an emphatic 6-0 6-2 win against South African wildcard Lloyd Harris. The 28-year-old British number three, a qualifier in this event, won the first nine games and secured a comfortable victory in an hour and eight …

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Henley Standard newspaper letters page drops ‘sexist’ Sir

Image caption A reader of the Henley Standard said prefacing readers’ letters with “Sir” was “a ridiculous and offensive tradition” A local newspaper has removed “Sir” from its letters pages after a reader called it a “ridiculous and offensive tradition”. Liz Hatch wrote to the Henley Standard in Oxfordshire, disputing the need to preface “all letters to the editor with …

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Hillsborough trial: Liverpool fan saw ‘human cascade’

Image copyright PA Image caption Match commander David Duckenfield denies the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 fans A Liverpool supporter pulled fans from a “human cascade” on the terrace at Hillsborough, he has told a court. Frederick Eccleston said the central pens of the Leppings Lane terrace were “ram-packed full of people” while pens to the side were “half-empty”. He …

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Samsung reveals Galaxy Fold and S10 5G

Image copyright Samsung Image caption The Samsung Fold has a hinge built into it Samsung has unveiled a foldable smartphone – the Galaxy Fold – alongside its first 5G handset and three further Galaxy S10 mobiles. The Fold will go on sale in just over two months time, earlier than many expected. The Galaxy S10 5G features the firm’s biggest-ever …

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Derek Hatton suspended by Labour days after being readmitted

Image copyright PA Derek Hatton has been suspended by the Labour Party less than 48 hours after he was admitted back into the party. The ex-deputy leader of Liverpool council’s membership was provisionally approved on Monday, more than 30 years after he was expelled from the party. But senior Labour figures have since complained about the move and comments the …

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Shamima Begum will not be allowed here, Bangladesh says

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionShamima Begum: ‘I got tricked and I was hoping someone would have sympathy with me’ Shamima Begum is not a Bangladeshi citizen and there is “no question” of her being allowed into the country, Bangladesh’s ministry of foreign affairs has said. The UK has stripped the 19-year-old – who fled London to …

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European Athletic Indoor Championships: Richard Kilty given special place

Kilty missed the 2017 World Indoors following an Achilles injury Double reigning 60m champion Richard Kilty will compete for Great Britain in the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow after originally missing out on a place in the squad. The 29-year-old was left “struggling mentally” after his time of 6.63 was not enough to meet British Athletics’ qualifying time of 6.60 …

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Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury rematch: WBC ‘confident’ the fight will take place

Why Anthony Joshua could benefit from Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder falling through Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder “owe it to the fans” to make a rematch happen, WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman says. Although a deal has yet to be agreed, Sulaiman said he was ‘confident’ the fight would take place. WBC world champion Wilder and Fury, as well as unified world …

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Alesha MacPhail murder trial: Accused told ‘a pack of lies’

Image caption Alesha MacPhail was holidaying on the Isle of Bute where her body was found The 16-year-old boy accused of killing Alesha MacPhail told a “pack of lies”, jurors have heard. Prosecutor Iain McSporran QC said there was a “mountain of evidence” against the boy, who denies abducting, raping and murdering Alesha last July on the Isle of Bute. …

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