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Saracens: Neil Golding replaces Nigel Wray as chairman

Neil Golding is a lawyer at at London-based Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Saracens have named lawyer Neil Golding as their new chairman as they look to recover from the salary cap scandal. The club were deducted 35 points and fined £5.36m after an inquiry into business dealings between ex-chairman Nigel...

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Charlton Athletic: East Street Investments completes takeover from Roland Duchatelet

Charlton won promotion from League One last season, beating Sunderland in the play-off final at Wembley East Street Investments has completed its takeover of Championship club Charlton Athletic, ending Roland Duchatelet’s spell as owner. Much of Duchatelet’s tenure was dominated by friction between the Belgian and a section of...

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Crystal Palace v West Ham United

Preview followed by live coverage of Thursday’s Premier League game between Crystal Palace and West Ham United. electrician cockfosters Source link

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Extinction Rebellion: Train protest climate activists sentenced

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Mark Ovland (front), Luke Watson (top left) and Cathy Eastburn (top right) were all found guilty Three Extinction Rebellion activists who glued themselves to a train have been given conditional discharges. Cathy Eastburn, 52, Mark Ovland, 36, and Luke Watson, 30, halted Docklands...

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Jimi Hendrix cleared of blame for UK parakeet release

Image copyright Goldsmiths/Getty Image caption Jimi Hendrix was wrongly blamed for the parakeet explosion after releasing two birds in Carnaby Street, London The rumour parakeets arrived in the UK when rock star Jimi Hendrix released a pair in London’s Carnaby Street in the swinging 60s has finally been scotched....

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Oval Four: Men have convictions quashed in corrupt detective case

Image copyright Winston Trew Image caption Winston Trew said his life fell apart after he served eight months in prison Three men who were jailed nearly 50 years ago on the evidence of a corrupt police officer have had their convictions quashed. Winston Trew, Sterling Christie, now both 69,...

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Jaden Moodie stabbing: ‘Yellow-gloved killer set out to murder rival’

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Jaden Moodie is the youngest person to be stabbed to death in London in 2019 A 14-year-old boy was murdered by a “yellow-gloved attacker” who was part of a gang that set out to murder a rival, a court heard. Jaden Moodie was...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber tackles West End ticket touts

Image copyright Getty Andrew Lloyd Webber has announced he is to join forces with ticket resellers Twickets in a bid to beat touts. The theatrical grandee, whose LW playhouses include The London Palladium and the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, hopes the move will bring consumer-friendly ticket resale to the...

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Michael Weir: Burglar guilty of 1998 double murders

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Michael Weir was convicted after a trial at the Old Bailey A jewel thief who beat two elderly people to death in their own homes has been convicted of their murders two decades on. Michael Weir fatally attacked 78-year-old Leonard Harris and Rose...

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Peter Handscomb: Australia batsman becomes new Middlesex captain

Peter Handscomb’s last ODI for Australia was the World Cup semi-final loss to England in July Australia batsman Peter Handscomb has joined Middlesex on a two-year deal and will be the club’s new County Championship and One-Day Cup captain. Handscomb has made 40 international appearances across all three formats...

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