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Exhausted Sandbanks swimmer rescued by passing boat

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe man was rescued by a passing boat after he was spotted in the water near the Sandbanks chain ferry An exhausted swimmer was rescued by a…

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Man, 63, attacked with ‘strong chemical’ during Enfield car theft

Image copyright GSV Image caption The victim was standing next to his car when he was attacked A man has suffered life-changing eye injuries after being attacked with a noxious substance during a robbery in…


Hart plays cricket during England game

Hart has spent the last two seasons on loan at Torino and West Ham from Manchester City While Jordan Pickford was picking up a man-of-the-match award for his performance in England’s World Cup quarter-final against…


Torreira & Guendouzi set for medicals

Lucas Torreira (right), started three matches for Uruguay at the World Cup, including the quarter-final defeat by France Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira and France Under-20 international Matteo Guendouzi are set to have medicals at Arsenal…


Derry trouble: Petrol bomb thrown at sheltered housing

Image copyright Geograph Image caption Alexander House provides support for elderly and vulnerable people A petrol bomb has been thrown at sheltered accommodation in Londonderry following another weekend of disorder. The petrol bomb was thrown…


Monday’s gossip column

Paris St-Germain want to sign Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 26, for 270m euros (£239m) to help keep fellow Brazilian Neymar at the club. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish) Forward Neymar, 26, wants striker Edinson Cavani…


Conmen steal £53k savings from man with terminally ill wife

Image caption John Williams: ‘I thought, no, it didn’t seem right’ When retired phone engineer John Williams sold his holiday home in Tenerife he wanted to buy an apartment so his wife with terminal cancer…


Mothercare to close 60 outlets

Image copyright PA Struggling mother and baby products retailer Mothercare says it will be shutting 60 stores by June 2019, instead of the 50 previously earmarked for closure. The retailer said its Childrens World division…


‘England were a laughing stock – but not any more’

England were a laughing stock after the European Championship two years ago – but not any more. Now everyone knows who we are, and also how we play. I think manager Gareth Southgate has let…


World Cup latest – news, gossip & build-up to the semi-finals

World Cup 2018: News from England camp as they prepare for semi-final v Croatia – Live – BBC Sport <!– //nav.files.bbci.co.uk/searchbox/1.0.0-137/script/html5shiv.min.js window[‘searchboxIEVersion’] = 8; window[‘searchboxIEVersion’] = 9; <!–<!– <!–<!– <!–<!– <!– <!– <!– ]]> A-Z…


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