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Anger over Donald Trump’s UK crime tweet

Anger over Donald Trump’s UK crime tweet

Image copyright Getty Images Donald Trump has been accused of fuelling hate crime with a tweet erroneously linking a rise in the UK crime rate to “radical Islamic terror”. He said crime in the UK had risen by 13% amid the “spread” of Islamist terror – despite the figure referring to all crimes, not just […]

Data break

Data break

Image caption South Africa has been hit by what is described as the worst data breach in history Authorities in South Africa are investigating a data breach which has seen the personal details of more than 30 million citizens leaked on the internet – placing them at risk of identity theft. The information contained in […]

Suicide bomb in Kabul Shia mosque kills dozens

Suicide bomb in Kabul Shia mosque kills dozens

A suicide bomber has killed at least 30 people inside a mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul, officials say. An eyewitness told the BBC the scene at the Imam Zaman mosque, in the west of the city, “looks like a frontline”. The blast happened as worshippers were gathering for Friday prayers. The so-called Islamic State […]

Malawi cracks down on 'vampire' lynch mobs

Malawi cracks down on 'vampire' lynch mobs

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Malawian president has been visiting parts of the country to stop the killings. Police in the south-east African state of Malawi say they have arrested 140 members of lynch mobs who attacked people suspected of being vampires. At least eight people are believed to have been killed, including two […]

EU paves way for post-Brexit trade talks

EU paves way for post-Brexit trade talks

Image copyright AFP Reports of deadlock over Brexit negotiations may have been exaggerated, European Council President Donald Tusk has said after a Brussels summit. Progress was “not sufficient” to begin trade talks with the UK now but that “doesn’t mean there is no progress at all”, he said. EU leaders will discuss the issue internally, […]

Everton ban fan carrying child after clash with Lyon player

Everton ban fan carrying child after clash with Lyon player

Everton captain Ashley Williams sparked the melee in the second half of the game Everton have banned the child-carrying supporter involved in a confrontation with a Lyon player during Thursday’s Europa League defeat at Goodison Park. The club have also contacted Merseyside Police, who are investigating. Everton’s Ashley Williams sparked the melee which saw an […]

Roma charged by Uefa for fans ‘monkey chants’ at Antonio Rudiger

Roma charged by Uefa for fans ‘monkey chants’ at Antonio Rudiger

Rudiger could also have played international football for his mother’s homeland, Sierra Leone Roma have been charged by Uefa after some of their fans were heard making “monkey chants” towards Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger. The German international came on as a 77th-minute substitute during Wednesday’s Champions League Group C tie which ended 3-3 at Stamford […]

Harry Kane says he feels ‘not far off’ standard required to win Ballon d’Or

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Daniels and Mawson join Mata’s charity campaign

Daniels and Mawson join Mata’s charity campaign

Juan Mata started his charity campaign in August Bournemouth’s Charlie Daniels and Swansea’s Alfie Mawson have become the first English players to join Juan Mata’s Common Goal campaign. Manchester United midfielder Mata wants players to join him in donating at least 1% of their wages to support football-related charities. Germany’s Mats Hummels and Italy’s Giorgio […]

Will Klopp’s unbeaten record v Spurs continue? Lawro’s predictions v Joe Root

Will Klopp’s unbeaten record v Spurs continue? Lawro’s predictions v Joe Root

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has not lost any of his five matches against Tottenham since he took charge of the Reds in 2015, but can he continue that impressive record when he takes his team to Wembley? BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson says: “Liverpool beat Spurs pretty comfortably at Anfield last season and Klopp […]

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