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New York inmate's golf drawings lead to exoneration in murder 20 September 2018 Image copyright Georgetown University Image caption Valentino Dixon served most of his sentence in New York's notorious Attica Correctional Facility A US convict whose talent for art caught the eye of a prison warden, ultimately leading to a review of his case, has been exonerated of murder.Valentino Dixon's vivid pencil drawings of golf courses…
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Thousands of homes are without power, lorries have overturned and a cruise ship broke free from its moorings as Storm Ali disrupts Great Britain.A woman died after the caravan she was in was blown off a cliff in the Irish Republic, while in Northern Ireland a man was killed by a falling tree.
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Rail: 'Lack of accountability' led to timetable chaos 20 September 2018 Image copyright Alamy "No-one took charge" during the timetable chaos that caused severe disruption on Britain's railways in May, a regulator has said.The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) blamed a lack of "responsibility and accountability" for the problems and said passengers were "badly treated".It said track manager Network Rail, two train operators and the Department for Transport "had all made mistakes".It came as the government promised a major review of …
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Brexit: May urges EU leaders to consider 'serious' UK plans 19 September 2018 Related TopicsBrexit Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mrs May spoke to EU leaders for 10 minutes over dinner in Salzburg Theresa May has urged EU leaders to focus their minds on getting a Brexit deal in the next two months, saying negotiations will not be extended.At a dinner in Salzburg, she told her 27 counterparts her priorities are mai…
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Salisbury incident: Hoax 'likely' to be one line of inquiry 19 September 2018 Image copyright Instagram Anna Shapiro Image caption A picture of the couple, posted on Ms Shapiro's Instagram account in 2015 A hoax is likely to be one line of inquiry after a couple apparently fell ill in a Salisbury restaurant on Sunday prompting a major incident, police sources have told the BBC. Alex King, 42, was admitted to hospital with …
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Grenfell Inquiry: I hope you get justice, says firefighter 19 September 2018 Related TopicsGrenfell Tower fire Image copyright PA Image caption Watch Manager Norman Harrison said he was shocked by the severity of the fire A firefighter who pressed his supervisors to abandon the policy of telling residents to "stay put" during the Grenfell Tower fire has said he hopes victims' families get "justice".Norman Harrison, a watch…
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This was only the third time that Paul Pogba had scored twice for Manchester United in his 101 games for the clubPaul Pogba scored twice as Manchester United opened their Champions League Group H campaign with a comfortable win over Young Boys in Bern.Linking with Brazilian Fred, Pogba was inventive and precise for his first goal, checking on to his left foot and finding the top left corner from 18 yards.The France midfielder then doubled his tally with a penalty after home defender Kevin Mbabu was judged to have handled Luke Shaw's cross.Anthony Martial, recalled at the expense of Alexis Sanchez, added the gloss midway through the second period, with a strike that deflected past Young Boys goalkeeper David von Ballmoos.Until Pogba's intervention, the hosts had enjoyed the better of the play as Jose Mourinho's side struggled for fluency on the Swiss side's artificial pitch.Buoyed by the constant singing and drumming of their passionate supporters, Young Boys' for…
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Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off for the first time in 154 Champions League gamesA tearful Cristiano Ronaldo was controversially sent off as Juventus claimed a hard-fought win at Valencia.The Portuguese forward, making his Champions League debut for Juve, appeared to grab Valencia defender Jeison Murillo's hair as they tangled off the ball midway through the first half and referee Felix Brych consulted his assistant behind the goal before showing the five-time Champions League winner a straight red card.Ten-man Juve rallied and took the lead on the stroke of half-time when Miralem Pjanic scored from the penalty spot, and shortly after the break, the Bosnian midfielder stroked home another spot-kick.Valencia were then awarded a penalty in stoppage time but Juve goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny denied Daniel Parejo to preserve the Italians' clean sheet.Tears for Ronaldo Ronaldo helped Real Madrid win the Champions League in four of the last five seasonsIt w…
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Man in Salisbury 'illness' hoaxed Prince Charles 19 September 2018 Image copyright Instagram Anna Shapiro Image caption A picture of the couple, posted on Ms Shapiro's Instagram account in 2015 The man who prompted a major incident in Salisbury after apparently falling ill in a restaurant - six months after a nerve agent attack in the city - once hoaxed Prince Charles.Alex King, 42, was admitted to hospital on Sunday with …
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Manchester City won all three of their Champions League group games at home last seasonManchester City's Champions League campaign got off to a poor start as the Premier League champions suffered a surprise defeat against Lyon at the Etihad Stadium.Maxwel Cornet drilled the French visitors ahead after Fabian Delph failed to cut out Nabil Fekir's cross.City, who are favourites to win this season's competition with some bookmakers, fell further behind before half-time - Lyon captain Fekir finding the net from 25 yards after Fernandinho gave the ball away inside his own half.Bernardo Silva gave the hosts a lifeline after being picked out by Leroy Sane, but City - lacklustre for long spells - were unable to avoid a first defeat of the season.With Group F rivals Shakhtar Donetsk and Hoffenheim drawing 2-2 in Ukraine earlier on Wednesday, City are bottom of the group after one game.City miss Guardiola's presence City, looking to replicate their domestic dominance in Eur…
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Brexit: Theresa May tells EU leaders their plans must 'evolve' 19 September 2018 comments Related TopicsBrexit Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May on what can be achieved at Salzburg summit Theresa May has said the EU must "evolve" its stance on the Irish border as she seeks to persuade fellow leaders about the viability of her Brexit plan. The PM is using a dinner in Salzburg to make the case for her controversial Chequers strategy for future relations. Before the event, she said it was the only credible plan to allay concerns on the Irish border and trade disruption.Austrian chancellor Sebastian Ku…
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Storm Ali: Two killed as severe winds lash British Isles 19 September 2018 Related TopicsStorm Ali Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe caravan was swept away in County Galway Two people have died after Storm Ali swept across parts of the British Isles, bringing winds of up to 100mph.A woman died after the caravan she was in was blown off a cliff in the Irish Republic, while in Northern Ireland a man was killed by a falling tree. Others have been injured, including a woman who was badly hurt when a tree fell on a car in Cheshire. Thousands of homes are without power, lorries have overturned and a cruise ship has…
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Trump on Sessions: 'I don't have an attorney general' 19 September 2018 Related TopicsRussia-Trump inquiry Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Trump said in an inteview he was "very disappointed" in Mr Sessions US President Donald Trump has said he does not "have an attorney general" in his fiercest attack yet on Jeff Sessions.In an interview with Hill.TV, Mr Trump renewed criticism of Mr Sessions' decision to step asi…
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