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Harlequins come from 21 points down to beat Bristol

Harlequins come from 21 points down to beat Bristol

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Louis Lynagh palmed the ball over the line to score the first of his two tries against BristolHarlequins (7) 52Tries: Lynagh 2, Esterhuizen, Northmore, Collier, Green, Smith, Dombrandt Cons: Smith 6 Bristol (24) 24Tries: Joyce, Purdy, Piutau Cons: Sheedy 3 Pen: SheedyTwo tries from Louis Lynagh helped champions Harlequins stage a thrilling comeback victory against…
Energy prices: Steel boss says government offers no solution

Energy prices: Steel boss says government offers no solution

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Image source, Liberty SteelThe government has failed to find solutions to halt soaring energy prices, UK Steel boss Gareth Stace has said.He was speaking after leaders of energy-intensive industries met with Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng."We can't wait until Christmas and beyond. Or even a few weeks. We need action now, it needs to be swift,…
James goal earns Wales thrilling draw in Czech Republic

James goal earns Wales thrilling draw in Czech Republic

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Wales can still overhaul Czech Republic in their groupWales' enterprising display was not enough for victory against the Czech Republic as the two sides produced a thrilling 2-2 World Cup qualifying draw in Prague.Captain Aaron Ramsey's composed finish in an otherwise frenetic first half gave Wales a lead which lasted less than two minutes as…
Marcus Rashford: Child poverty may rise as universal credit top-up ends

Marcus Rashford: Child poverty may rise as universal credit top-up ends

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Media caption, Rashford told BBC Breakfast the situation many now found themselves in "reminds me of... when I was younger"Manchester United star Marcus Rashford said receiving an honorary doctorate for his work to tackle child poverty was "bittersweet" as it came as the £20 top-up to universal credit ended.Accepting the award from the University of…
Takeover a ‘special day’ for Newcastle fans

Takeover a ‘special day’ for Newcastle fans

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Alan Shearer speaks to BBC Breakfast about Newcastle United takeoverAlan Shearer says the Saudi Arabian-backed £305m takeover of Newcastle is a "special day" for the club's long-suffering supporters. The Magpies have struggled to challenge near the top of the Premier League since 2004, apart from a fifth-place finish in 2011-12. The takeover ends Mike Ashley's…
‘New owners normally want a new manager’

‘New owners normally want a new manager’

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Steve Bruce has been Newcastle boss since July 2019Newcastle boss Steve Bruce fears he will be sacked following the completion of the Saudi Arabian-backed £305m takeover of the Premier League side.The sale went through on Thursday after the deal passed the Premier League owners' and directors' test, ending Mike Ashley's 14-year spell as owner.Bruce was…
Texas abortions resume after court ruling despite legal fears

Texas abortions resume after court ruling despite legal fears

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Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Nationwide protests against the Texas ban took place last weekSome Texas abortion clinics have reopened amid fears that a legal ruling which halted the state's near-total abortion ban may be short-lived. Other clinics have reported that concerns over lawsuits have prevented them from reopening. On Wednesday, a US judge temporarily…
France stun Belgium with dramatic comeback to reach Nations League final

France stun Belgium with dramatic comeback to reach Nations League final

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France also beat Belgium in the 2018 World Cup semi-finalTheo Hernandez scored a superb 90th-minute winner as France hit back from 2-0 down to stun Belgium and reach the Nations League final.Didier Deschamps' side looked out of contention at the break after conceding two goals in the space of four minutes, but a thrilling second-half…
Boxing: Tyson Fury calls out ‘weak’ Deontay Wilder in pre-fight news conference

Boxing: Tyson Fury calls out ‘weak’ Deontay Wilder in pre-fight news conference

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WBC world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury vows to beat Deontay Wilder again in Las Vegas and says his opponent should retire, during a press conference to promote the fight. READ MORE: Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder III: Briton tells American rival 'your legacy is in bits'
Lionel Messi: The inside story of Paris St-Germain forward’s first months in France

Lionel Messi: The inside story of Paris St-Germain forward’s first months in France

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Messi's first goal for PSG was a stunning finish reminiscent of his very bestWhen 150,000 Lionel Messi shirts went on sale on Paris St-Germain's website the day his signing was announced, they were gone within seven minutes. PSG have been here before, when Neymar signed about four years earlier, but it's fair to say even…