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The Papers: BA 'chaos' and Manchester run defiance

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Paris mayor may ban black feminist Nyansapo festival

The mayor of Paris has called for a black feminist festival in the city to be banned on the grounds that it excludes white people. At the Nyansapo Festival in July, billed as “blackfeminist”, 80% of the venue will be … Continue reading

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Portland attack: $600,000 raised for 'heroes' killed defending Muslim teen

More than $600,000 (£468,000) has been raised for the families of the three US men attacked while defending a Muslim teenager and her friend on a train. Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche and Ricky John Best were killed and Micah David-Cole Fletcher … Continue reading

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Ederson Moraes: Manchester City close to signing Brazilian goalkeeper from Benfica

Manchester City are close to signing Benfica goalkeeper Ederson Moraes. City manager Pep Guardiola has been interested in the Brazilian for some time and made room in his squad by releasing Willy Caballero on Friday. After Sunday’s 2-1 Portuguese Cup … Continue reading

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Indy 500: Fernando Alonso retires after brilliant debut race as Takuma Sato wins

Fernando Alonso’s bid to win the Indy 500 at his first attempt came to a disappointing end as engine failure robbed him of a strong finish at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The McLaren F1 driver skipped the Monaco Grand Prix to … Continue reading

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General election 2017: SNP 'would pursue progressive policies'

Media playback is unsupported on your device The SNP would try to form an alliance to pursue “progressive policies” if the general election results in a hung Parliament, Nicola Sturgeon says. But the SNP leader said the “reality” was going … Continue reading

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Lewis Hamilton says Sebastian Vettel is Ferrari's number one

Lewis Hamilton says he is convinced Ferrari have designated Sebastian Vettel as their number one driver. Vettel won the Monaco Grand Prix after Ferrari’s pit-stop strategy helped him beat team-mate Kimi Raikkonen. Hamilton said: “It’s very clear Ferrari have chosen … Continue reading

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Great Manchester Run: 'I'm running for the city'

Media playback is unsupported on your device For a few horrifying hours on Monday night Mancunians were stunned into silence as we learnt that 22 people went to a pop concert and never came home. But today, as tens of … Continue reading

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England v South Africa: Finn, Roland-Jones & Dawson called into squad for third ODI

England v South Africa: Third one-day international Venue: Lord’s. Date: Monday, 29 May. Time: 11:00 BST. Coverage: Live on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and the BBC Sport website, plus watch video clips and highlights online and on Connected … Continue reading

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England 28-14 Barbarians: Nathan Earle and Nick Isiekwe score debut tries

International friendly England (13) 28 Tries: Earle, Isiekwe, Care Cons: Ford 2 Pens: Ford 3 Barbarians (0) 14 Tries: Ashley-Cooper, Tekori Cons: Madigan 2 Alex Lozowski and Sam Underhill were injured and could miss next month’s tour to Argentina as … Continue reading

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