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Celtic: Jeremy Toljan red ‘took game away’ in Valencia – Brendan Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers said the dismissal of Jeremy Toljan was crucial to his side’s defeat Jeremy Toljan’s sending-off “took the game away” from Celtic, said Brendan Rodgers after his side’s European season ended with defeat in Valencia. The full-back was booked twice in 11 first-half minutes, meaning Celtic had to play almost an hour of their Europa League last-32 second leg with 10 men. Kevin Gamiero’s goal earned Valencia a 1-0 win and a 3-0 aggregate victory over the Scottish champions. “I thought the referee took the game away from us,”…

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Shamima Begum has right to return to UK – Jeremy Corbyn

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionShamima Begum: ‘I got tricked and I was hoping someone would have sympathy with me’ Shamima Begum, who left the UK to join the Islamic State group in Syria aged 15, has a “right to return to Britain”, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said. Ms Begum has had her UK citizenship revoked by Home Secretary Sajid Javid – a move Mr Corbyn said was “extreme”. Mr Corbyn told ITV News the 19-year-old should return to the UK in order to face questioning.…

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Jeremy Corbyn calls on eight Labour defectors to quit as MPs

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Luciana Berger, Chris Leslie and Chuka Ummuna quit Labour to join an independent group Labour MPs who have quit the party should “resign and put themselves up for election”, Jeremy Corbyn has said. In a Twitter video, the Labour leader said it was the “democratic thing to do” because they wanted to “abandon the policies on which they were elected”. Eight ex-Labour MPs have formed a new independent group, with three former Conservative MPs joining their ranks. Another senior Conservative, Dominic Grieve, has said…

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Seven MPs leave Labour Party in protest at Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership

Seven MPs have resigned from the Labour Party in protest at Jeremy Corbyn’s approach to Brexit and anti-Semitism. The seven – who are calling themselves the Independent group are: Chuka Umunna, Luciana Berger, Chris Leslie, Angela Smith, Mike Gapes, Gavin Shuker and Ann Coffey. Ms Berger said Labour had become institutionally anti-Semitic and she was “embarrassed and ashamed” to stay in the party. Mr Leslie said the party had been “hijacked” by the far left. Source link

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Six Nations: Jeremy Guscott on how England exposed France

Six Nations 2019: England demolish France 44-8 at Twickenham – highlights Another week and another win for England. Their display against France was not as impressive as in their opening-round success in Dublin but, given how abject the visitors were, it did not have to be. England were not required to be as creative as they were against Ireland. The France defence was more chaotic and easily manipulated than Joe Schmidt’s side. But the pre-match planning was just as clever. England exploit Huget’s shortcomings Someone in Eddie Jones’ brains trust…

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Brexit: Theresa May responds to Jeremy Corbyn’s letter

Image copyright PA Theresa May has responded to Jeremy Corbyn’s letter setting out his five demands for a Brexit deal. The prime minister queried his call for the UK to stay in a customs union with the EU – but welcomed more talks with Labour on a Brexit agreement. Mrs May wants the two parties to discuss how “alternative arrangements” to the Irish backstop – a commitment to avoid a hard border – could work. She did not reject any of his conditions outright in her reply. Image copyright 10…

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Jeremy Corbyn promises pay rise for low-paid workers

Image copyright PA The UK’s lowest-paid workers will get a pay rise of more than £2,600 per year under a Labour government, Jeremy Corbyn will say. During a visit to Worcester, the Labour leader will set out policies including a pledge to raise the National Living Wage to £10 an hour in 2020. He will also accuse the government of creating a “perfect storm of low pay, insecurity and working poverty”. The Conservatives said there had been a £2,750 wage rise under its government. The National Living Wage is the…

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Six Nations: England set tone with immaculate start against Ireland – Jeremy Guscott

Six Nations: England beat Grand Slam champions Ireland 32-20 After all the hype, expectation and predictions, it only took 91 seconds for England to show everything that was to follow in their superb performance against Ireland. As a statement of intent, it was emphatic. They unsettled Ireland, denied them any opportunity to stifle play and were clinical in using space. Let’s take a closer look. 0:35 Whatever chaos unfolds in a Test match, there are certain aspects that can predicted – like the opening exchanges in a chess match. By…

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Jeremy Hardy’s comedy highlights – BBC News

Comedian Jeremy Hardy has died from cancer at the age of 57. Hardy made a living off people laughing, with stories about everything from parenthood to politics. The comedian made his name on the comedy circuit in the 1980s, and was a regular on BBC Radio 4 panel shows like The News Quiz and I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue. Here are some of his highlights. Source link

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Jeremy Hardy: Comics and politicians pay tribute to News Quiz regular

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jeremy Hardy performing in 2014 A host of British comedy stars have paid tribute to Jeremy Hardy following his death from cancer at the age of 57. Jack Dee, who worked with Hardy on Radio 4’s I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue, said he was “off-the-register funny”. Julian Clary said he had always been “the funniest and brightest“, while Victoria Coren Mitchell described him as “a miracle of a person”. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn also paid tribute to the socialist comic, saying he “gave…

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