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St Paul’s school: More than £500K paid to sex abuse victims

Image caption Abuse of pupils took place at the prestigious public school from the 1970s to 1990s Victims of sexual abuse at one of the country’s leading private schools have so far been paid compensation of more than £500,000, the BBC understands. Settlements were reached during a two-year inquiry...

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Chelsea: Abramovich pays £247m into the club during 2018-19 with cost of sacking Conte at £26.6m

Chelsea finished third in the Premier League and won the Europa League in 2018-19 Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich paid £247m into the club last season but it still made an overall loss of £96.6m. According to Chelsea’s 2018-19 accounts, they paid out £26.6m after sacking then manager Antonio Conte...

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The year 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the London Eye

The London Eye, originally called the Millennium Wheel, was designed by husband and wife architects Julia Barfield and David Marks. It took much perseverance over seven years, and the skills of hundreds of people from five different countries, to make the major tourist attraction a reality. Twenty years on,...

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Alan Pardew: ADO Den Haag appoint ex-West Ham & Newcastle manager as head coach

Alan Pardew was West Brom manager until April 2018 Former Newcastle and West Ham boss Alan Pardew has been appointed head coach of Dutch top-flight strugglers ADO Den Haag until the end of the season. Pardew takes charge with Den Haag two points off the bottom of the Eredivisie....

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Love Island host Caroline Flack to stand down

Image copyright Getty Images Love Island host Caroline Flack has stood down from the show after being charged with assault by beating. “I feel the best thing I can do is stand down for series six,” she said, describing Love Island as the “the best show on telly”. Police...

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Man found stabbed to death in north London

Image copyright Google Image caption The fight was reported to have taken place at Shelley House in Haringey A man has been found stabbed to death following reports of a fight in north London. An ambulance crew found the victim, in his 40s, at Shelley House, Boyton Road, Haringey,...

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Donald Trump in UK on three-day visit to mark Nato anniversary

Image copyright AFP Image caption US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania disembark from Air Force One at Stansted airport Donald Trump has arrived in the UK for a three-day visit, which will include a meeting of the defence alliance Nato. The US president, who landed at Stansted...

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The Hundred fixtures: Oval Invincibles host Welsh Fire in inaugural game

What is The Hundred? The Hundred – 2020 season Dates: Friday, 17 July – Saturday, 15 August Coverage: Live on BBC television, iPlayer, the BBC Sport website and app, plus text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app Oval Invincibles will take on Welsh Fire in the inaugural...

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Rape-accused Joseph McCann ‘caught on CCTV at hotel’

Image copyright PA Media Image caption CCTV images allegedly showed Joseph McCann at the Phoenix Lodge Hotel in Watford on 25 April A man accused of rape was caught on camera at a hotel just before one of his alleged victims smashed him over the head and escaped, a...

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