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September 15, 2018 3:59 PM British cyclist Simon Yates set to win Spain's La Vuelta

Simon Yates's likely win in Spain's La Vuelta will be the fifth consecutive victory for a British cyclist in a Grand Tour event. Barring any major setback, the 26-year-old will become the third Briton to win one of cycling's Grand Tour races within the last year. Team Sky's Chris Froome is the current holder of the Giro d'Italia title and his teammate 7

September 11, 2018 11:08 PM Vodafone broadband adverts banned for being 'misleading'

Adverts for Vodafone broadband have been banned for misleading customers over speeds and reductions in bills. The television and radio ads, featuring actor Martin Freeman, stated: "Vodafone guarantee your home broadband speeds or money off until it's fixed." But the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld complaints - including from rival BT - that the claims 6

September 11, 2018 3:44 AM Drink driving, theft and more from Swindon's courts

COURT: A drink-driver OAP caught by police twice in the past six months has been banned for more than four years. Royston Collins, 68, of Ramsthorn Close, pleaded guilty to two charges of drink driving. In February, he was tested and found to have 132 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of urine. The legal limit is 107 milligrammes. Then, in July, a police 15

September 7, 2018 10:32 PM London Fashion Week designers say no to real fur

London Fashion Week designers say no to real fur London Fashion Week has banned real fur from its shows starting next Friday. The British Fashion Council said it was bringing in the change following a survey of all the designers taking part. It is thought to be the first main fashion week to go fur-free. It said the results 'reflect a cultural change 1

September 7, 2018 12:43 PM Free speech loving Labour purges Israel supporters and censors the media as Joan Ryan is voted down

The purge is underway. As Jeremy Corbyn is labeled an anti-semite and the party twists and turns over its attitude towards Jews, Labour Party members called for a vote of no confidence in Labour MP Joan Ryan, The Enfield North MP, who just so happens to chair Labour Friends of Israel. She has been a vocal critic of Jeremy Corbyn’s handling of anti-Semitism 8

September 3, 2018 10:36 PM Tensions are rising in scallop wars

THE Anglo-French scallop war has been ramped up after French fishermen netted 44 bluefin tuna, which their UK rivals are banned from catching. Two French commercial fishing boats were trawling for bream with a net when they caught the bluefin tuna, which is worth tens of thousands of pounds, off the Channel Islands. The fish, rarely seen in British waters 8

September 3, 2018 4:25 AM Steve Smith out of CPL with abdominal strain

Steve Smith out of CPL with abdominal strain SYDNEY (AP) - Suspended Australia cricket captain Steve Smith is returning home from the Caribbean Premier League after suffering an abdominal strain. Smith was due to play for the Barbados Tridents Monday against the St Lucia Stars and his banned Australia teammate David Warner, but was a late withdrawal 6

August 30, 2018 11:00 AM WATCH: High-speed chase through Brighton leaves trail of destruction

He posed such a danger to the public that police decided to call off the pursuit. But he continued to drive at speed and crashed into another parked car. Patel and his passenger abandoned the vehicle and tried to run off but were quickly caught and arrested. Police said he showed a “blatant disregard for the law and the safety of others”. It started 10

August 27, 2018 11:01 PM Chef course ban on 3ft 10in teen as he’s a ‘health and safety risk’

A TEENAGER who stands 3ft 10in has been banned from a college cooking course as a potential “health and safety risk”. Louis Makepeace says he is being discriminated against due to his size after being refused a place at Heart of Worcestershire College. He was originally offered a place on the hospitality and catering course but says the college has backtracked 22

August 24, 2018 7:34 AM Albion chief executive Paul Barber defends flasks ban at the Amex

MR Sallis describes Brighton and Hove Albion’s decision to ban flasks as “another way to extract as much money from fans as possible” and the “continuing price we pay for joining the elitism of the Premier League”. We have to be far more aware of safety and security issues than ever before and, as a result, our policies and procedures are under constant 13