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June 13, 2018 5:50 PM Russian MP warns women not to have sex with World Cup visitors to avoid becoming 'single mothers with mixed-race children'

Russian women should refrain from sleeping with visiting World Cup fans to avoid becoming single mothers with mixed-race children, a lawmaker who heads the parliament's family committee has advised. Tamara Pletnyova, a 70-year-old Communist who leads the lower house's family, women and children body, told Govorit Moskva radio she hoped women would not date visiting

June 13, 2018 12:05 PM NOSTALGIA PHOTOS: Brian Blessed OBE in Brighton

Actress Carol Cleveland, famous for her appearances in the Monty Python television series and films, is pictured at the same gym. Carol has lived in Sussex for years. Brian is also pictured here in July 1979, with what appears to be an inflatable marine creature on his back. He is pictured again in a portrait taken in 1992. Carole Quinton, former track 2

June 13, 2018 6:44 AM Spy bosses modify England players phones to beat Russian cyber threat: Footballers are briefed on how to protect themselves at World Cup

England footballers were briefed by GCHQ on how to protect their personal information and possessions while in Russia. The squad was given guidance on security issues including how to hide their belongings in their hotel rooms. As they touched down at their World Cup training headquarters last night details of the briefing – which had a particular emphasis 1

May 13, 2018 6:45 AM 'Tessa Jowell's dignity and courage inspirational'

Tributes from across the political spectrum have poured in, including from former prime ministers Tony Blair and David Cameron. Baroness Jowell,70, who was diagnosed with a brain tumour in May last year, suffered a haemorrhage on Friday, and had been in a coma until her death on Saturday her family said. Sharing a photo of her with Baroness Jowell, the Prime 28

May 3, 2018 4:34 PM US Speedskating brings back 2 familiar coaches for 2022

KEARNS, Utah (AP) - U.S. Speedskating is setting up its coaching staff for the 2022 Winter Olympics, bringing back two familiar names after the program has struggled at the last two Games. Ryan Shimabukuro is returning to the organization as a co-head coach for the long track national program. Wilma Boomstra will take over as head coach for the short 4

April 17, 2018 11:46 AM Where and when to see Lizzy Yarnold on her Kent tour

Double Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold will return to the streets of Kent today. After her historic win in Pyeonchang, the skeleton racer is bringing the gold home to Sevenoaks. The 29-year-old will embark on a borough-wide bus tour covering Outford, Eynsford and Swanley before finishing in her home town of West Kingsdown. She made history in February 18

April 9, 2018 9:04 AM No-one move! Footage of medal-winning shooter could be mistaken for a photo as he shows his incredible focus at the Commonwealth Games

Bangladesh shooter Abdullah Hel Baki has demonstrated his incredible focus as he competed in the 10-metre air rifle final at the Commonwealth Games. Footage of Baki, who won silver, could be mistaken for a photograph as the athlete stays completely still throughout the shot posted by The West Australian. The key is a spectator tapping their feet on the floor 7

April 6, 2018 11:45 AM Olympic great Marit Bjoergen says she is retiring

OSLO, Norway (AP) - Marit Bjoergen, the most decorated Winter Olympian in history, says she is retiring from cross-country skiing. The 38-year-old Norwegian told public broadcaster NRK "I don't have the motivation needed to give 100 percent for another season and that's why I choose to retire." She said it wasn't easy to announce the decision because 14

March 31, 2018 5:18 AM Iceland's first female pro-golfer hits a hole-in-one during the opening round of the ANA Inspiration championship

An Icelandic female golfer ranked 188th in the world has hit a spectacular hole-in-one at the ANA Inspiration - the first ladies' major of the year. Having reached the 181-yard 17th hole, Olafia Kristinsdottir was three-over-par, but an astonishing tee-shot dropped on the green 20 yards from the pin. It then rolled a perfect course into the hole - an ace in her first-ever 5

March 27, 2018 5:00 AM Sack race champ Stephen Wildish finally wins world record

A DETERMINED dad has finally bagged Mo Farah’s 100 metre sack race world record - eight months after he first took to the track. Stephen Wildish offered the Olympics running ace a chance to recover his pride - challenging him to a 400m sack race showdown. The 37-year-old, who last October claimed he’d beaten Farah’s 100m world record with a time of 28 seconds 5