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‘Missing’ sailor Robin Davie sends radio message

Image copyright Barry Pickthall/PPL Image caption Robin Davie has sailed around the world three times A solo sailor who sparked a search when he was not heard from for six days has sent a radio message to say he is safe, well, and on his way to Cornwall. Robin Davie, 67, left port in France on his yacht “C’est la Vie” on Saturday for the 300-mile journey to Falmouth. His brother reported him as overdue on Wednesday morning when there had been no contact. But on Friday the coastguard said…

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Gavin Williamson: UK ship in Ukraine ‘sends message to Russia’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption HMS Echo docked in the Black Sea on Friday, before Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson visited A Royal Navy warship which has been sent to Ukraine will send a strong message to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the UK’s defence secretary says. HMS Echo was sent into the Black Sea earlier this month, after Russia seized three ships belonging to Ukraine’s navy and their crews. Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has visited the ship in the port of Odessa. He said the presence of the British ship shows…

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Chelsea 1-0 Bournemouth: Eden Hazard goal sends Blues into semi-finals

Chelsea have won the EFL Cup five times, with their most recent success coming in 2014-15 Substitute Eden Hazard scored a late winner as Chelsea beat Bournemouth to reach the Carabao Cup semi-finals. The match was six minutes away from going to penalties when Pedro’s back-heel gave Hazard a chance, with his shot deflecting off Charlie Daniels and past Artur Boruc. Bournemouth, who were aiming to reach the semi-final of a major cup competition for the first time in their history, had chances but Callum Wilson shot just wide and…

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LGBTQ Christmas charity sends cards to the lonely

We all like getting Christmas post, but what if you didn’t have anyone to send you so much as a card? El, 20, from Devon, was supported by her family when she came out, but she realised lots of people are not as lucky. Despite struggling with illness, she sends ‘rainbow cards’ to anyone whose family don’t accept them because of their sexuality or gender. Produced and filmed by Ruth Evans Additional editing: James Stewart Source link

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NBA notebook: Revised trade sends Ariza to Wizards, two to Suns

The Phoenix Suns traded Trevor Ariza to the Washington Wizards on Saturday morning for Kelly Oubre Jr. and Austin Rivers, according to multiple reports. Dec 10, 2018; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Phoenix Suns forward Trevor Ariza (3) shoots the ball between LA Clippers center Boban Marjanovic (51) and guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) in the first half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY Sports The deal capped a confusing series of events that unfolded Friday night when a proposed three-team trade fell apart over confusion about whether Dillon…

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Barcelona 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Lucas Moura goal sends Spurs through

Kyle Walker-Peters made his first start for Tottenham in Europe but it was his error that gifted Barcelona the lead Tottenham secured a remarkable qualification for the last 16 of the Champions League as Lucas Moura’s 85th-minute equaliser earned a priceless point against Barcelona at the Nou Camp. Spurs, with one point from their first three games but fresh from two straight wins in Group B, needed to match or better Inter Milan’s result at home to PSV Eindhoven and faced elimination when Mauro Icardi levelled for Inter in the…

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NBA roundup: Butler’s last-second 3 sends Sixers past Nets

Jimmy Butler hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 0.4 seconds remaining as the Philadelphia 76ers rallied for a wild 127-125 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday night in New York. Nov 25, 2018; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Philadelphia 76ers forward Jimmy Butler (23) defends against Brooklyn Nets guard Shabazz Napier (13) in the fourth quarter at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Nicole Sweet-USA TODAY Sports Butler, who was questionable to play due to a sprained left ankle, scored 18 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter and hit his second game-winner…

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NBA roundup: Buzzer-beater sends Raptors past Magic

Danny Green hit a 6-foot jump shot at the buzzer to give the visiting Toronto Raptors a 93-91 victory over the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night. Nov 20, 2018; Orlando, FL, USA; Toronto Raptors guard Danny Green (14) celebrates with forward Kawhi Leonard (2) and guard Kyle Lowry (7) and forward Pascal Siakam (43) and teammates after shooting the game winning basket during the fourth quarter to beat the Orlando Magic at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The winning shot off a pass from Kyle Lowry came…

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‘Ugly’ mistake sends Google data to China

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Data can easily go astray if hardware uses the wrong address book Google data for search and cloud services went astray for more than an hour on Monday thanks to an “ugly” mistake by an African ISP. The data was sent the wrong way when MainOne Cable, in Nigeria, updated address books for key network hardware. The update saw it claim to be the best way to reach millions of Google net addresses. The mistake spread to other networks and led to Google traffic travelling…

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Davina McCall sends emotional message to Big Brother

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Davina was the original host of Big Brother Davina McCall has sent a message to the presenters and crew of Big Brother ahead of the show’s final episode. The TV presenter posted a video on Twitter from Manchester, where she is filming Channel 4’s The £100K Drop. “I know it is going to be hard tonight but I’m sending you all so much love,” she told current presenters Emma Willis and Rylan Clark-Neal. It was announced in September that the long-running reality show’s 19th…

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