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Lawrence murder suspect pleads guilty to cannabis charge

Image copyright Julia Quenzler A suspect in the racist murder of Stephen Lawrence in 1993 has pleaded guilty to conspiring to supply “huge quantities” of cannabis resin. Jamie Acourt, 42, had previously denied the change but changed his plea on the second day of his trial at Kingston Crown Court. Acourt, originally from Eltham, south-east London, was extradited from Spain where he was living until his arrest in May. He is due to be sentenced on Friday. Mr Acourt was never convicted of the attack on Stephen Lawrence in 1993…

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James Lawrence: New Wales player’s unconventional back story

James Lawrence joined Anderlecht from Slovakian club AS Trencin in August 2018 for £405,000 Perhaps it is in keeping with his playing pedigree as one of the great left wingers that Ryan Giggs would make such a left-field selection. James Lawrence of Anderlecht was not so much a name unfamiliar to Wales fans but one that had to be quickly hammered into internet search engines when manager Giggs named his squad for the games with Denmark and Albania. Out of the blue and into a red shirt. Not even the…

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Wales call up Anderlecht defender James Lawrence and Swansea’s Daniel James

James Lawrence joined Anderlecht from Slovakian club AS Trencin in August, 2018 for a £405,000 fee Uefa Nations League: Wales v Denmark Venue: Cardiff City Stadium Date: Fri, 16 Nov Kick-off: 19:45 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru, BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus live text commentary. Anderlecht defender James Lawrence has been called up by Wales for the games against Denmark and Albania. Henley-on-Thames born Lawrence, 26, was a youngster with Arsenal and QPR and joined Anderlecht in August 2018. Wales Under-21 winger…

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Cowboys’ Lawrence says he has torn labrum

Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence told reporters Friday he has been playing through a torn labrum in his shoulder the past two seasons. FILE PHOTO: Sep 30, 2018; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence (90) rushes the passer in the third quarter against the Detroit Lions at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports Lawrence is questionable for Dallas’ game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday as a result of the injury. He aggravated the shoulder hitting Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson early in the…

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Celebgate hacker jailed over Jennifer Lawrence hack

Image copyright PA Image caption At the time, Jennifer Lawrence called the hack equivalent to a sex crime A man who hacked into the Apple iCloud accounts of Hollywood stars, including Jennifer Lawrence, has been sentenced to eight months in prison in the US. The notorious Celebgate hack resulted in nude photos and videos of Lawrence and other celebrities stolen and posted online. George Garofano was one of four people charged in the 2014 hacking scandal. Three others have already been sentenced to terms of between nine and 18 months…

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Stephen Lawrence killer to get damages

Image copyright PA Image caption David Norris is serving a life sentence for Stephen Lawrence’s murder One of Stephen Lawrence’s killers has settled a claim with the Ministry of Justice after he was attacked in prison. David Norris suffered a broken nose and ribs at HMP Belmarsh in 2011 where he was being held on remand ahead of his trial for murder. He sued for damages, reported to be £10,000, after the assault. Norris and another man, Gary Dobson, were found guilty of murdering the teenager in a racist attack…

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