Mamadou Sakho: From humble beginnings to ‘giving back’

(CNN)His is a life that young, football mad kids dream of. A Premier League footballer, who also plays for his country, living in a beautiful house in one of London’s most desirable suburbs. If he smiles a lot Sakho is…

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Hostility to men could become a hate crime

What’s behind this? The Law Commission – an independent body that looks regularly at laws and whether they need to be updated – began its review of hate crime following a campaign by the Labour MP Stella Creasy. She wanted…

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Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is expecting her first child

London (CNN)Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is pregnant with her first child, the UK’s royal family has announced. Meghan’s mother, Doria Ragland, “is very happy about this lovely news and she looks forward to welcoming her first grandchild,” the statement…

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The media’s Kanye West double standard

SCOTT: — pitch-black material, but you don’t mind vilifying or crucifying another black being on television. You don’t sentiment doing that? You’re a hypocrite. TERRELL: Pity on you. INGRAHAM: All right. Let’s go to Don Lemon. OK, hold on. I…

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Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, is dead at 65

New York (CNN Business)Paul Allen, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, died Monday. He was an investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist who influenced many aspects of modern life from technology and science to sports and music. Allen founded Microsoft (MSFT) with Bill…

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UK ‘will see three years of low growth’

Howard Archer, chief economic consultant to the EY Item Club, said: “Heightened mistrusts in the run-up to and the the consequences of the UK’s exit could fuel the enterprises and purchaser careful. “This is a significant factor guiding us to…

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Patisserie Valerie saved by cash injection

The cafe chain has been fighting for existence after uncovering on Wednesday it had unveiled “significant, and potentially sham, accounting irregularities”. On Friday, the company said its finance director Chris Marsh had been arrested and released on bail. The Serious…

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Royal Mail staff lose out in share sale

Royal Mail shares plunge on profit warning Monday is the first day they can sell their holdings without having to pay tax or National Insurance. The shares have fallen by 45% since they peaked at 632p in May this year,…

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Fernando Alonso: F1 races ‘more emotional’ since announcing retirement

(CNN)Now that his Formula One career is coming to an end, Fernando Alonso admits he’s starting to get a little sentimental. “I’ve never done that in my life, but now it’s like I want to record everything.” “I want to…

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Oxford Tories ban Bullingdon Club members

It evolved into a grand dining society, complete with its own rituals and uniform, which soon became synonymous with undergraduate, public school excess. Boris Johnson and the future PM question How real is The Riot Club? Satirised over the years…

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