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Rio 2016: Katherine Grainger & Vicky Thornley get Olympic places

Media playback is not supported on this device Olympic champion Katherine Grainger feels like “the lights have come back on” after being belatedly named in the Great Britain rowing team for Rio. Grainger, 40, and Vicky Thornley, 28, will compete … Continue reading

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Tyson Fury: Heavyweight champion denies doping allegation

British world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has denied doping, after the Sunday Mirror said he was being investigated by UK Anti-Doping. The newspaper says traces of a banned anabolic steroid were allegedly found in a sample given by Fury last … Continue reading

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Second EU referendum petition investigated for fraud

The House of Commons petitions committee has said it is investigating allegations of fraud in connection with a petition calling for a second EU referendum. Any signatures found to be fraudulent would be removed, it said. More than 3.1 million … Continue reading

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How UK changed in 72 hours since Brexit vote

From the moment the result of the referendum was confirmed, events have leapt forward at alarming speed. Sunday Politics reporter Ellie Price has been watching it all unfold. We are on twitter and Facebook, and you can look at previous … Continue reading

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China reveals concerns over Brexit

China finance experts have warned that Britain’s decision to leave the European Union will “cast a shadow over the global economy”. Finance minister Lou Jiwei said the “repercussions and fallout” will emerge over the next five to 10 years. Huang … Continue reading

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Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland could veto Brexit

Scotland could try to veto British exit from the European Union, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has told the BBC’s Sunday Politics Scotland programme. When asked about the potential reaction of Leave voters, she said: “It’s perhaps similar to the fury … Continue reading

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Nicola Sturgeon says MSPs at Holyrood could veto Brexit

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has told the BBC that Holyrood could effectively block the UK’s exit from the EU. She was speaking following a referendum on Thursday which saw Britain vote by 52% to 48% to leave Europe. However, … Continue reading

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New PM 'should come from Leave camp'

The new prime minister should only come from the Leave camp, former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith has said. He told the BBC’s Andrew Marr show that it would be “very difficult” for a public who voted to leave the … Continue reading

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Javid plans 'no panic' business meeting

Business Secretary Sajid Javid says he will hold a meeting this week with business leaders following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union. Mr Javid told the BBC his message to businesses was “there’s no need to be panicking”. … Continue reading

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Euro 2016 Catch-Up: Wales, Portugal & Poland progress

Media playback is not supported on this device Catch up with all the goals, match highlights, fun moments and more from Saturday at the 2016 Uefa European Championship in France. Watch more Euro 2016 videos here. Available to UK users … Continue reading

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