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Raheem Sterling: Tyrone Mings pulls out of Talksport appearance over coverage

Tyrone Mings (right) played against Sterling in Bournemouth’s defeat at Manchester City earlier this month Bournemouth’s Tyrone Mings has pulled out of an interview with Talksport in protest at its coverage of the alleged racial abuse of Raheem Sterling. Former Reading striker Dave Kitson told the station that Sterling had incited “jealousy” by exhibiting a luxury lifestyle on his social media. Kitson added that there was “no excuse whatsoever” for any abuse. “Like someone or dislike them, there is no ‘but’ or grey area when it comes to racism.” said…

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SF’s Begley wins West Tyrone by-election

Image caption Sinn Féin’s Órfhlaith Begley is the new MP for West Tyrone Sinn Féin’s Órfhlaith Begley has won the West Tyrone by-election. The poll was triggered by the resignation of Sinn Féin’s Barry McElduff in January. Candidates from Northern Ireland’s five main parties were represented on the ballot paper. The turnout was 55.13% – 35,337 of the 64,101 eligible voted. Ms Begley received 16,346 votes, with the DUP’s Tom Buchanan second with 8,390. The turnout was down from 68% in the last Westminster election. Earlier, police arrested a man…

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