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Chelsea condemn fans’ offensive Alvaro Morata chant as Antonio Conte’s new faces continue to impress

  Chelsea have ordered their own fans to stop singing an anti-Semitic song about record signing Alvaro Morata after the striker scored his third goal for the club. A section of the travelling supporters at the King Power Stadium sang  ‘Alvaro, oh, Alvaro, oh. He came from Real Madrid, he hates the  ****ing Yids’ in reference to Chelsea’s […]

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Trump administration to wind down program protecting young immigrants from deportation

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday called the program known as DACA as an “unconstitutional exercise of authority by the executive branch”. The Donald Trump administration has announced that it will wind down a program protecting young immigrants from deportation. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday called the program known as DACA as an “unconstitutional […]

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Callum Shinkwin: Englishman leads Czech Masters

England’s Callum Shinkwin is leading the D+D Real Czech Masters, the first qualifying event for next year’s Ryder Cup. The world number 159 carded an opening 66 after he putted eight birdies and two bogeys at Albatross Golf Resort. Shinkwin lost in a play-off to Rafa Cabrera Bello in July’s Scottish Open before missing the cut at […]

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Paris-St Germain investigated by Uefa over Financial Fair Play

Uefa has opened a formal investigation into Paris St-Germain as part of its “ongoing monitoring” of clubs under Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations. European football’s governing body introduced FFP ‘break-even’ rules in 2013, requiring clubs to balance their spending with their revenue. PSG more than doubled the world record transfer fee when they spent 222m euros (£200m) to […]

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North Korea tourism: US travel ban takes effect

A US ban on its citizens travelling to North Korea has come into effect, at a time of heightened tensions over North Korean missile launches. The new rule was announced after US student Otto Warmbier died after being released from prison in North Korea. The State Department said it was necessary “due to the serious and mounting risk” […]

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Kenya presidential election cancelled by Supreme Court

Kenya’s Supreme Court has annulled the result of last month’s presidential election, citing irregularities, and ordered a new one within 60 days. The election commission had declared incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta the winner by a margin of 1.4 million votes. Raila Odinga, Mr Kenyatta’s opponent, said the commission was “rotten” and demanded resignations and prosecutions. President […]