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The Open 2019: Rory McIlroy misses cut after brave fight; Shane Lowry takes share of lead

[ad_1] 'Birdie, birdie, birdie!' - Lowry’s lightning start The 148th Open Championship - second-round leaderboard-8 JB Holmes (US), S Lowry (Ire); -7 L Westwood (Eng), T Fleetwood (Eng); -6 C Smith (Aus), J Harding (SA), J Rose (Eng); -5 B Koepka (US), J Spieth (US), A Puttnam (US), D Frittelli (SA); -4 T Finau (US), J Rahm (Spa), P Reed (US), E Van Rooyen (SA), L Bjerregaard (Den), M Kuchar
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Suspected chemical leak at Edinburgh hotel

[ad_1] Image copyright Alan Simpson Ten people have been taken to hospital as a precaution following a reported chemical leak at an Edinburgh hotel.The incident happened at the Leonardo hotel on Clermiston Road at about 17:15.The police, firefighters and the ambulance service were at the scene.A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Emergency services continue to deal with this issue and the public are advised to avoid the area for the time
Cricket

Windies tour: Andhra’s K.S. Bharat in the race for Test spot

[ad_1] Ten days have passed with bated anticipation after M.S. Dhoni returned to the Old Trafford dressing room falling a run out-victim to Martin Guptill in the World Cup semifinal against New Zealand. The cricketing fraternity, somewhat disappointed with the way he batted in the World Cup, believed that he would announce his retirement from white-ball cricket after having bid adieu from the traditional Test cricket after the second Test
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Valerie Graves: Romanian man charged with grandmother’s murder

[ad_1] Image copyright Sussex Police Image caption Valerie Graves had been house-sitting for friends over Christmas when she died A Romanian has been charged with the murder of a grandmother who was bludgeoned to death in bed as she house-sat for friends.Valerie Graves, 55, was found dead at a property in Smugglers Lane in Bosham, West Sussex, in December 2013.Cristian Sabou, 28, was arrested at his home in Dej, in
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Donald Trump: Boris Johnson ‘will do a great job as PM’

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump: Johnson would do a 'great job' US President Donald Trump has said Boris Johnson would do "a great job" as UK prime minister and they would have "a very good relationship". "He's a different kind of a guy but they say I'm a different kind of a guy too," Mr Trump told reporters. Outgoing prime minister Theresa May "has done
Politics

Liberal Democrat leadership: Ed Davey and Jo Swinson

[ad_1] The Liberal Democrats have been rebuilding after the coalition government years - and dropping to just eight MPs in the Commons.The party has fared better in more recent general, local and European elections, in which it offered an anti-Brexit message.Politics Live reporter Greg Dawson profiles Sir Ed Davey and Jo Swinson, before one of them is announced as the new party leader next week.Politics Live: Liberal Democrat Hustings [ad_2]
Cricket

Bharat Arun: Criticism of M.S. Dhoni unfair, Virat Kohli bounces ideas off him

[ad_1] Bharat Arun has been a quiet achiever as India’s bowling coach, putting together an aggressive wicket-minded attack that can sting.Despite India’s shock exit in the ICC World Cup semifinal, chiefly caused by a batting collapse in the first 10 overs, Arun, in a conversation with Sportstar, felt there were many positives for Virat Kohli’s men from the competition.On India topping the 10-team group stage: We performed with consistency and
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Neo-Nazi Daniel Ward who called for race war jailed

[ad_1] Image copyright West Midlands Police Image caption Daniel Ward said he had a "thirst" for violence and was jailed for three years A "fanatical" neo-Nazi who called for a race war has been jailed for three years for belonging to the banned far-right group National Action.Daniel Ward, 28, from Birmingham, once accused National Action of not being active enough and said he had a thirst for gratuitous violence.Ward labelled
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Labour MP Emily Thornberry in hospital after bicycle accident

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Labour MP Emily Thornberry is in hospital after coming off her bicycle in an accident outside Parliament.The shadow foreign secretary was involved in a collision with a vehicle in Parliament Square, Westminster, outside the House of Commons on Friday.The Islington South and Finsbury MP was taken to hospital in an ambulance.A spokesperson for Ms Thornberry said she was recovering in hospital and was "hugely grateful"