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Steven Gerrard: Liverpool to hire former captain as youth coach

Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard is to return to the Premier League club as a youth coach. Gerrard, 36, who made his Liverpool debut in 1998, will begin the job in February. The midfielder left Anfield at the … Continue reading

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Full text of speech

President Donald Trump’s speech after taking the oath of office lasted approximately 16 minutes. Here is the full text: Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: Thank you. We, … Continue reading

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Masters 2017: Barry Hawkins knocks out world number one Mark Selby to reach semis

Media playback is not supported on this device Dafabet Masters 2017 Venue: Alexandra Palace, London Dates: 15-22 January Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Connected TV, Red Button, BBC Sport website and app. Barry Hawkins beat world number one Mark … Continue reading

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Peter Taylor: Martin McGuinness – end of a long journey

The political retirement of Martin McGuinness yesterday due to ill health marks the end of a remarkable journey. Perceived by some as a terrorist, others as a freedom fighter, he ended up a statesman, a journey similar to those previously … Continue reading

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Prince William to leave air ambulance in the summer

Prince William will leave his job as an air ambulance helicopter pilot in the summer as he takes on more royal duties, Kensington Palace says. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will “increasingly base” their family in London, it said … Continue reading

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The improbable rise of Donald Trump

Long before he was a contender for the US presidency, Donald Trump was America’s most famous and colourful billionaire. Once considered a long shot, Trump is now president of the United States. Scepticism over Trump’s candidacy stemmed not only from … Continue reading

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Osborne to join investment giant BlackRock as adviser

Former chancellor George Osborne is to join the world’s largest fund manager, BlackRock, as a part-time adviser. He starts on 1 February, providing “perspectives on European politics and policy, Chinese economic reform, and trends…” BlackRock said. Mr Osborne, whose salary … Continue reading

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Police Taser race group founder in the face

A founder of a group improving race relations with police was Tasered in the face by officers who mistook him for a wanted man. Footage filmed by a neighbour shows Judah Adunbi, 63, outside his Bristol home when he is … Continue reading

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Dean Saunders inquest: Jury finds serious failings in case

A prison inmate killed himself “while the balance of his mind was disturbed, contributed to by neglect”, an inquest jury has found. Dean Saunders, 25, from Basildon, died at HMP Chelmsford in Essex, in January 2016. He had been arrested … Continue reading

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What are stretch marks and can you prevent them?

Model Chrissy Teigen has been praised by fans after posting a photo on Twitter showing off her stretch marks. The mum-of-one took to social media to show an image of her inner thigh with the caption “Whatevs”, which has been … Continue reading

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