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January 8, 2017 9:00 AM Newcastle United fans' gallery: Were you one of the 5,000 who travelled down to Birmingham?

United earned an FA Cup replay in the third round of the competition and were backed as always by their fans Nearly 5,000 people travelled to St Andrew’s as Newcastle United looked to progress to the fourth round of the FA Cup for the first time in five years by beating Birmingham City. Rafa Benitez played a strong side including Daryl Murphy, Jack Colback 15

December 31, 2016 4:34 PM The last supper: Russia reveals a consulate CHEF is one of its 35 'spies' leaving America today in Obama's 'ridiculous' Cold War-style expulsion as its 'KGB country clubs' lie abandoned after 50 years of spying

One of the 35 expelled Russian diplomats is a chef, who will be leaving the US on Saturday, officials revealed, as two of their country clubs outside New York City and Maryland lie abandoned after President Obama's 'ridiculous' expulsion. On Thursday, Obama labeled the diplomats from the country's embassy in Washington, DC, and consulate in San Francisco 27

December 30, 2016 8:06 PM Tennis, sailing or spying? U.S. shuts down 2 Russian compounds

Two luxury retreats in New York and Maryland where Russian diplomats have gone for decades to play tennis, sail and swim were shut down by the Obama administration Friday in retaliation for Moscow's cyber-meddling in the presidential election. The U.S. said the two Cold War-era estates were being used for intelligence activities. About a half-hour before 35

December 23, 2016 3:34 PM Disruption as Storm Barbara starts moving across Scotland

Storm Barbara has started crossing Scotland, causing power cuts, school closures and difficult travelling conditions. The highest wind speeds are forecast for the Western Isles, Skye, the north west coast and Northern Isles, with gusts expected of 80-90 mph. Wintry showers and ice have also been forecast for large parts of Scotland. An amber alert has now been issued 25

December 14, 2016 4:09 PM In humiliation for Boris Johnson, London’s unused water cannon up for sale

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has put up for sale three water cannon that were bought in 2014 by his predecessor Boris Johnson but never used, because the government refused permission for police to use them. The decision to sell the cannon, which cost in total over 322,800 pounds ($410,000) to buy, refit and maintain, prolongs a humiliation originally inflicted 33

December 7, 2016 7:54 PM Norwegian and Royal Caribbean get approval for Cuba cruises

FILE - In this May 2, 2016 file photo, Carnival's Fathom cruise line ship Adonia arrives from Miami in Havana, Cuba. On Wednesday, Dec. 7, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian cruises announced that they had received permission from the Cuban government to begin sailing from the U.S. to Cuba. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings plans sailings on ships from two of its brands 21

December 2, 2016 3:10 PM Body found in hunt for missing ferry passenger after helicopter search

The female passenger was reported missing by the crew of a ferry sailing from Pembroke to Rosslare. The woman was reported missing in the Irish sea by the crew of a ferry sailing from Pembroke to Rosslare. The coastguard has tweeted that police in Wales have confirmed a body has been located in the Lawrenny area of Pembrokeshire. She had been on board 22

November 26, 2016 4:22 PM Fidel Castro, Polarizing Cuban Revolutionary, Dies at 90

His foes planned premature celebrations, declaring him dead or dying on dozens of occasions. But this time it’s real: Fidel Castro, one of the world’s most controversial leaders, died on Friday, according to Cuban state television. He was 90 years old. To some, Castro was a tyrant, a villain who ruined the Cuban economy, deprived his countrymen of freedom 148

November 26, 2016 6:07 AM BREAKING NEWS: Communist revolutionary Fidel Castro dies aged 90, just months after former Cuban president announced he 'would die soon'

Fidel Castro, who led the country of Cuba for nearly half a century, died Friday at the age of 90. With a shaking voice, his younger brother, Raul Castro, announced on state television that his brother died at 10:29 p.m. on Friday night. Castro's death comes just months after the Communist revolutionary predicted that his death was near. He made his last official 28 2

November 24, 2016 8:03 PM Gerrard's legend will never fade, he will have other generations to inspire at Liverpool

Why the time is right for Kop icon to hang up his boots Eighteen months to the day since the last of his 710 Liverpool appearances the journey is over. The boots have been hung up. Steven Gerrard has brought the curtain down on his illustrious career. The time is right to bow out. After nearly two decades of doing battle at the highest level there is nothing 20