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Cheap computer games and falling fuel prices causes inflation to slow, ONS finds 

UK inflation slowed last month on the back of falling motor fuel and computer game prices, official statisticians have revealed. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the rate of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) decreased to 1.7% in February. Inflation was reported at 1.8% in January, after the cost of energy and aeroplane tickets […]

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Bruno Fernandes, signing of the season?

On the podcast today, the Manchester Derby occurred! Ole Gunnar Solskjaer gets the better of Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City once again, largely thanks to the remarkable Bruno Fernandes. Elsewhere, Liverpool win – albeit unconvincingly – Spurs look in trouble just as Chelsea and Arsenal get important wins. Plus coronavirus affects a number of matches on […]

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Newcastle United eye Olivier Giroud loan move but Chelsea holding firm for now

Newcastle United would like to sign Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud on loan for the rest of the season but have been told he will not be allowed to leave Stamford Bridge unless the London club can bring in a replacement. That is likely to infuriate Giroud, who is keen to leave so that he can […]

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison cuts short Hawaii holiday after two firefighters die tackling enormous bushfires

Australia’s Prime Minister has cut short his holiday in Hawaii following fierce criticism of his government’s handling of an unprecedented wave of bushfires in which two firefighters were killed. Scott Morrison expressed regret for the trip amid a record heatwave this week which has exacerbated dozens of out-of-control blazes. Pressure had been building on Mr Morrison […]

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There’s no money at the Olympics, but winning a gold medal is what you dream about growing up

“I fully admit I don’t know where I am quite a lot of the time,” he smiles. “I get up regularly in the middle of the night in hotel bedrooms and walk left and bathroom’s right. Yes, sometimes it’s tiring. But when you’ve had the kind of year I’ve just had it makes things easier. […]

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topics:people/boris-johnson

What time can I vote in the 2019 general election, and when will we know the results?

Voting day in the December general election is this Thursday Dec 12, which comes six weeks after the chaotic Brexit negotiations in Westminster led MPs to back Boris Johnson’s call for a vote on Oct 29.  Since Parliament was officially dissolved on Nov 6, the UK political parties have been preparing for the upcoming election, with candidates promoting their […]

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How I went from rowing novice to UK top 10 in just two months

In the nick of time, I burst into the toilet to expunge the entire contents of my breakfast burrito. This, in its technicolour glory, was the crowning moment of my two-month rowing journey. Save for the odd workout on a machine down the gym, I had absolutely no experience in the sport. But then someone […]

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English school children are climbing the international league tables as rest of the UK lags behind

English school children are climbing the international league tables while the rest of the UK is lagging behind, according to a major global study. Teenagers in England scored higher than their peers from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in the latest Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa) league table. The Pisa tests, which are administered […]

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live score and latest updates from day four in Hamilton

Good evening and welcome to coverage of the early start of day four of the second Test between New Zealand and England at Seddon Park.  England were going very well yesterday until a couple of late wickets fell and the rain arrived. To win this match, England need to score a considerable amount of runs […]

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Best Black Friday gaming deals 2019

Ready, Player One —  Black Friday 2019 started last Friday and, as such, so have its annual avalanche of gaming deals, including bundle discounts on the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X that will hopefully last all weekend. The digital world is once again inundated with offers on the PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and every console-toting games bundle […]

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