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Oxford-Cambridge boat race to go on after WWII bomb removed

In the women's race , Cambridge posted a record time in destroying Oxford by 11 lengths. It allowed the Light Blues, featuring four members of last year's crew who nearly sank on the river, to quickly get into their rhythm and they were never headed.

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Boat races expected to go ahead after wartime bomb found in Thames

The risky manoeuvre then left them a length behind and at a significant disadvantage heading into a crucial stage of the course. This year saw both boats make it to the finish line without taking on water - the fate that unfortunately befell the Cambridge Women's team last year.

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Arsenal and United facing a precarious endgame

The Metropolitan Police has closed an investigation into allegations of homophobic chanting at Chelsea's FA Cup win over Manchester United earlier this month. City will also face Arsenal in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley on April 23. "It's not going to be easy to get into the top four". The England worldwide also added that, despite relegation, "I class that Premier League season as a successful one...

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One body has been found in the Rescue 116 helicopter wreckage

The body of Captain Dara Fitzpatrick , a 45-year-old mother-of-one, was the first one of the four crew to have been recovered from the ocean. Declan Geoghan, Manager of the Irish Coat Guard, said: "At about 10 o'clock the dive team commenced the initial dive and thankfully recovered our colleague from the wreckage".

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IRA street fighter turned statesman, Martin McGuinness dies aged 66

Police were told not to pursue Martin McGuinness over his alleged role in an IRA attack that left nine dead, because it was "too politically sensitive", it has been reported. Requiem mass will be held in Derry on Thursday afternoon. He also struck up a warm relationship with the Queen, whom he praised for her contribution to peace.

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OPS faction candidate files nomination from RK Nagar

Sasikala, a long-time companion of the former CM, was named as her successor by the party but days before her anointment, Panneerselvam revolted against her. Panneerselvam and Sasikala factions made their claims for it. E Palaniswamy's faction was allotted a hat as its symbol while O Panneerselvam acquired an electric pole.

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Sears Announces Doubts Over Future

The future of Sears and Kmart is up in the air. Sears Holdings Corp . said late Tuesday it lost more than $2 billion a year ago, and its historical operating results indicated doubt about the future of the company that started in the 1880s as a mail-order catalog business.

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FDA Affirms Lymphoma Link to Breast Implants

The surfaces of the textured implants are created to allow tissue to grow around the interstices of the implant surface, explains Dhivya Srinivasa , a plastic surgery resident at the University of MI and the lead author on a recent review of data on breast implant-associated ALCL worldwide.

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May begins United Kingdom tour to gain Brexit support

We have always said we meant to do so before the end of March . Mrs May is expected to make a statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday shortly after invoking Article 50, setting out her aims. "I have set out my objectives", she said. EU leaders have said they intend to conclude Brexit talks within 18 months to allow the terms of the UK's exit to be ratified by the UK Parliament and the European Parliament , as well as approved by the necessary majority of EU states.

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Paul Ryan on Trump's claim: 'No such wiretap existed'

Spicer took Trump to task for not taking responsibility for the claim. Spicer suggested the statement from Sens. "They are not findings", he said. Both the Democrats and Republicans have been demanding the White House to come up with proof that such wiretapping happened.

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Smoothly but warily, U.S. and China stick to script in Tillerson visit

During his talks with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday, Tillerson said Washington and Beijing would work together to make Pyongyang change its course. -China unity anew with a provocative rocket engine test , and with negotiations under way for a potential Xi summit next month with Trump in the United States.

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Ukip opens candidate nominations in South Thanet after Conservative spending scandal

In fact there were some issues that the party itself raised with the Electoral Commission through their investigations", May said. The Crown Prosecution Service has received files from 11 police forces over allegations that the Conservatives broke campaign spending laws at the last election, a spokesman said.

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European Union parliament backs draft carbon trading reforms

So it's shameful that so many MEPs in voting for CETA have come down in favour of the army of corporate lobbyists that have been howling for this deal rather than the voices of the ordinary people that they are supposed to represent. She said the deal will create sizeable new market access opportunities in services and investment for Irish firms while also providing access to Canadian public contracts.

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Russian friendly-fire hit 'based on Turkish info'

While Turkey and Russia were both very conciliatory over yesterday's botched airstrike in the Syrian city of al-Bab, in which a Russian warplane accidentally killed three Turkish soldiers and wounded 11, the two nations are offering very contradictory stories on what actually happened.

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Brexit boosts support for Scottish independence

It argued that the triggering of Article 50, which starts the two-year Brexit process, should be rejected because the United Kingdom government has left too many questions unanswered. The Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland's Place in Europe, Mike Russell, said the Scottish government will never allow Scotland to be humiliated and its democratic choice rejected.

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Gold demand rose by 2 per cent as investment surge: WGC

Jewellery demand meanwhile sank over the year on the back of higher gold prices. Taking into account a 33 per cent decline in net gold purchases by central banks to the lowest level since 2010, overall global gold demand climbed 2 per cent to a three-year high of 4,215.8 tonnes.

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Trump inauguration: Protests under way in Scotland ahead of ceremony

Similarly, urging people to attend their protest, Leeds TUC stated on their Facebook page: "Socialist Alternative in the U.S. have initiated the call for a national shut down on January 20, the day of Trump's inauguration". The demonstration has spread as far as Australia, the USA and Norway. The banners were drapped from the A58 near the University and at Leeds Bridge.

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U.K. Mulls Cap on EU Migrants, Fee for Hiring Skilled Workers

Goodwill also said there is likely to be a program allowing agricultural workers to come to Britain on short-term seasonal contracts. "So if one wishes to bring in an Indian computer programmer on a four year contract on top of the existing visa charge there will be a fee of £1,000 per year".

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Tube strike set to cause massive disruption

Transport for London (TfL) has warned the majority of central London Tube stations will be closed and there will be "limited services" in outer London if the strike goes ahead. "We will continue working with the unions, as well as implementing recommendations made by the London TravelWatch review, to ensure our customers feel safe, fully supported and able to access the right assistance at all times".

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Christmas tragedy as girl, 10, dies on flight to Heathrow

The flight departed from Pearson International Airport at 8:50 a.m. Saturday, and was later diverted to Shannon Airport in Ireland due to the situation. A garda spokesman confirmed that the county coroner was informed of the tragedy. The Boeing 787 with 230 passengers on board continued on to London.

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Marcus Mariota carted off field vs. Jaguars with leg injury

Trainers rushed to his side, put on the air cast and lifted Mariota onto a cart. Mariota completed just 8 of 20 passes for 99 yards and a touchdown before the injury. That was the third time this season the Jaguars have held a double-digit lead, having done so against Indianapolis in Week 4 and against Houston last week.

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Trump trolling rolls on as Baldwin returns to 'SNL'

Despite getting slammed repeatedly by Trump , Baldwin's portrayal became a fan favourite and numerous election-related cold open skits have gone viral online. "This guy has so much energy .") There were jokes about the transition team's reported difficulty in finding high-profile entertainers to play at the January inauguration festivities ("So many great names here, really".

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Iran, Russia Plan to Set Up Joint Islamic Bank: Novak

Speaking from the sidelines of a signing ceremony, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said he expected crude oil prices would hold steady at around $55 per barrel in response to the production agreement. Iran has announced a slew of energy deals with foreign firms in recent weeks, despite uncertainty around the incoming U.S. administration of Donald Trump, who has vowed to take a more confrontational stance towards Tehran.

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Oil prices hit 18-month high

Oil prices, which had been gradually slipping back a year ago after strong gains following the announcement of the OPEC deal have surged again today and by shortly after midday in London brent crude futures had risen by $2.28 to hit $56.61 a barrel.

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Police arrest man over threats to UK Brexit lawsuit claimant

Eleven Supreme Court judges are hearing the case, which has major constitutional implications for the balance of power between Britain's legislature branch and the executive. Global interest is huge, with journalists from 80 countries accredited to cover the hearing, while outside the court in Westminster, pro-Brexit demonstrators gathered to make clear their concern that nothing should be allowed to thwart the outcome.