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Steve Gallen: Charlton Athletic appoint director of football

Steve Gallen spent almost 20 years with QPR before leaving in January 2016 Charlton Athletic have appointed Steve Gallen as their director of football. The 46-year-old had been the club’s head of recruitment since April 2017. “He buys into the model that we’re looking to implement. He’s knowledgeable and...

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Chelsea v Nottingham Forest – BBC Sport

Chelsea’s Marcos Alonso is expected to miss Sunday’s match at home to Nottingham Forest with a hamstring injury BBC coverage How to follow: Listen to full commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, plus live text commentary, radio and in-play clips on the BBC Sport website Left-back Marcos...

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Norwich City v Tottenham Hotspur

Daniel Farke’s Norwich side are now seven points from safety TEAM NEWS Norwich head coach Daniel Farke may make changes as he tries to address a run of six matches without a victory. He remains without striker Josip Drmic and long-term injury victims Ben Godfrey and Timm Klose. Tottenham...

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Prince Philip taken to hospital as a “precautionary measure”

The Duke of Edinburgh has been admitted to hospital as a “precautionary measure”, Buckingham Palace has said. Prince Philip travelled from Norfolk to the King Edward VII Hospital in London for observation and treatment in relation to a pre-existing condition on Friday morning. In a statement, the palace said...

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Rory Burns and Ollie Pope: England Test players sign new Surrey contracts

Rory Burns (left) has made 14 Test appearances for England, averaging 32.81 with the bat, while Ollie Pope (right) has played four times for his country England internationals Rory Burns and Ollie Pope have signed new contracts with Surrey. Test opener Burns, 29, and middle-order batsman Pope, 21, will...

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Joseph McCann guilty of sex attacks on 11 women and children

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Joseph McCann was found guilty of 37 offences against 11 victims A man who carried out a string of sex attacks on 11 women and children across England over two weeks has been found guilty of 37 offences. Joseph McCann’s victims were aged...

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Tim Murtagh: Ireland bowler retires from international cricket

Murtagh acknowledges the crowd at Lord’s after taking five wickets against England Ireland bowler Tim Murtagh has retired from international cricket after making 97 appearances. The London-born 38-year-old has signed a two-year contract extension with Middlesex and will play red-ball cricket for the county side in 2020. His final...

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Sana Muhammad crossbow death: Ex-husband guilty of murder

Image caption Sana Muhammad, formerly known as Devi Unmathallegadoo, was nine months pregnant when she was killed A man who shot dead his heavily pregnant ex-wife with a crossbow has been found guilty of murder. Sana Muhammad was shot through the abdomen by Ramanodge Unmathallegadoo at her home in...

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Ultra-long haul flight non-stop from London to Sydney

Australian carrier Qantas has completed a test of the longest non-stop commercial passenger flight as part of research on how the journey could affect pilots, crew and customers. The tests included monitoring pilot brain waves, melatonin levels and alertness as well as exercise classes for passengers. The BBC’s Luke...

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Crossrail Delay: Line will not open until 2021 as costs increase

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Latest projections indicate an further £400m to £650m will be needed to complete the project, Crossrail Ltd said The opening of London’s Crossrail project will be delayed until 2021 as Europe’s biggest infrastructure scheme is set to go another £650m over budget. The...

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