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January 15, 2019 5:13 PM Boreham Wood FC's 'weird' 1,400-word Brexit post

A football club's decision to post a 1,400-word article about Brexit has been called "weird", "embarrassing" and "slightly random". Non-league side Boreham Wood posted an article entitled "MPs do your duty" on its website on Tuesday ahead of a Parliamentary vote on the Brexit deal. However, others were in favour, and one said they "now support Boreham 431

January 13, 2019 1:08 PM Mayor of Cambridge dies during scuba-diving holiday

The mayor of Cambridge has died suddenly while on a scuba-diving holiday with his wife in South Africa. Nigel Gawthrope, 61, collapsed on Friday after surfacing from a dive and feeling unwell. The exact cause of his death is unknown. The city councillor was a popular local figure and had been eight months into his term of office. Council leader Lewis 158

January 12, 2019 5:52 PM BDO World Championships: Mikuru Suzuki beats England's Lorraine Winstanley

England's Lorraine Winstanley was beaten 3-0 by Japan's Mikuru Suzuki in the BDO Women's World Championship final at the Lakeside. Unseeded Suzuki, 36, becomes the first non-European to win the title as well as the first Asian world champion in either PDC or BDO competitions. Top seed Winstanley, 43, was competing in her first world final but won only two legs against 119

January 12, 2019 2:46 PM Charley Hull wins Ladies European Tour event in Abu Dhabi

England's Charley Hull earned a wire-to-wire win in the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open in Abu Dhabi to claim her second Ladies European Tour title. Hull, 22, took a one-shot lead into the final round and a three-under 69 saw her finish a shot ahead of Norway's Marianne Skarpnord on eight under. "I've practised really hard over winter and it feels great 120

January 11, 2019 10:30 AM Arsenal v Man Utd FA Cup fourth-round tie live on BBC One

The FA Cup fourth-round tie between Arsenal and Manchester United will be live on BBC One on Friday, 25 January. It is one of three games being broadcast on the BBC that weekend, with Millwall v Everton (Saturday, 17:30 GMT) and Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday or Luton (Sunday, 18:00) also live. The fifth-round draw will be on The One Show on Monday, 28 January 127

January 11, 2019 6:41 AM FLU OUTBREAK: Cases of flu DOUBLE as illness kills DOZENS in the last three months

FLU cases have doubled within a week in the UK according to figures released by Public Health England (PHE), and the death toll over the past three months has surpassed 40. Nearly two million people are showing flu-like symptoms as rates hit their worst level since this year’s monitoring began in September. Figures released by Public Health England show an increase 130

January 10, 2019 12:20 PM Raheem Sterling writes letter to young fan after he suffered racial abuse

Manchester City and England forward Raheem Sterling has told a young City fan to "be proud of who you are" after he was racially abused. Sterling, 24, wrote a letter to the supporter after the boy's grandmother revealed he had been having a "tough time" because of the abuse. Sterling has been the victim of abuse himself, the most recent alleged incident 149

January 9, 2019 2:21 PM Alex Hepburn trial: Cricketer in tears as he denies raping woman in teammate's bed

Ex-Worcestershire star Alex Hepburn breaks down in court as he tells jurors the alleged victim "enjoyed" having sex with him. Ex-Worcestershire star Alex Hepburn denies attacking the alleged victim after she had sex with England Lions batsman Joe Clarke following a night out in April 2017. Jurors have heard the woman - who cannot be named - believed 122

January 8, 2019 10:50 AM Paul Gascoigne denies sex assault on Durham train

Ex-footballer Paul Gascoigne, who is accused of sexually assaulting a woman on a train, told a court he has "done nothing wrong". The former England midfielder, 51, is accused of kissing the woman without her consent on board the service from York to Durham. During a 10-minute hearing at Teesside Crown Court, he elected to be tried by a jury and will stand 106

January 8, 2019 10:11 AM M58 traffic: M58 CLOSED after ‘horrendous accident’

The M58 was initially closed between junctions 3 and 4, with Skelmersdale Police urging motorists to avoid the area. The closure was later extended to junction 5 after a second accident. Highways England said on Twitter: "The M58 is closed in both directions, J3 - J4, near Skelmersdale, while the emergency services deal with a serious collision. Early 112