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Image copyright Reuters Image caption The airline boss’s youngest daughter was involved in a water-throwing incident this month The CEO of Korean Air says his two daughters are resigning after separate incidents that led to allegations of abuse of power inside the company. Police are investigating the youngest daughter, Cho Hyun-min, after she allegedly splashed […]

Ronnie O’Sullivan had trailed Stephen Maguire 6-3 going into Sunday 2018 World Championship Venue: Crucible Theatre, Sheffield Dates: 21 April – 7 May Coverage: Watch live across BBC One, BBC iPlayer, BBC Two, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, the BBC Sport website and mobile app. Five-time winner Ronnie O’Sullivan made a brilliant comeback to beat […]

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The race was Farah’s second London Marathon Britain’s Mo Farah finished third at the London Marathon in a new British record as Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge won the race for a third time. Farah kept pace with the leaders for much of the race but finished two minutes five seconds behind Kipchoge. He crossed the line […]

Poet Benjamin Zephaniah wants the government to act “immediately” to help people affected by the Windrush scandal. Some immigrants who came to the UK from the Commonwealth decades ago have been threatened with deportation or refused jobs or healthcare. Prime Minister Theresa May has said that members of the Windrush generation who have been treated […]

Image copyright AFP Image caption Riot police and students in Managua have faced off across barricades A journalist in Nicaragua has been shot dead while doing a live broadcast about anti-government protests. Ángel Gahona was reporting on damage at a bank in the Caribbean coast town of Bluefields when a bullet hit him during his […]

Kenya’s Vivian Cheruiyot ran her first marathon in London last year and finished fourth Kenya’s Vivian Cheruiyot won the 2018 London Marathon but Paula Radcliffe’s ‘mixed-gender’ race world record remained intact. Cheruiyot, 34, crossed the finish line in an unofficial personal best two hours, 18 minutes and 31 seconds. That was more than three minutes […]

Image copyright AFP The “very clear” lessons from the Stephen Lawrence murder investigation need to be revisited by every UK police force, the Archbishop of York says. The black teenager was killed in a racially-motivated attack in Eltham, south London 25 years ago. The landmark Macpherson Report on the way the case was handled said […]

Image copyright Getty Images Avicii’s ex-girlfriend has posted a tribute online following the sudden death of the Swedish DJ. The 28-year-old, otherwise known as Tim Bergling, died in Oman and it’s not yet known what the cause of death was. Emily Goldberg wrote that during the two years they were together he was her “closest […]

David Weir wins eighth London Marathon title Britain’s David Weir won his eighth London Marathon men’s wheelchair title in a thrilling sprint finish. The six-time Paralympic gold medallist won in one hour 31.15 minutes with Switzerland’s Marcel Hug second and American Daniel Romanchuk third. Weir already held the record for most London Marathon wheelchair titles […]


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