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Hamilton wins Singapore GP after Ferrari crash

September 17, 2017 10:13 am0 comments
Hamilton wins Singapore GP after Ferrari crash

Lewis Hamilton drove a masterful race to win the Singapore Grand Prix and take a stranglehold on the title as rival Sebastian Vettel crashed out. Hamilton, who started fifth after struggling in qualifying, was leading by the first corner after Vettel collided with Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen and Red Bull’s […]

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Sampha wins Mercury Prize for his debut album, Process

September 14, 2017 11:25 pm0 comments
Sampha wins Mercury Prize for his debut album, Process

Media playback is unsupported on your device Soul singer Sampha has been awarded the 2017 Hyundai Mercury Prize for his mournful and intimate album, Process. The singer, who for a long time was better known as a guest vocalist on other people’s records, beat Ed Sheeran and Stormzy to win […]

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Rebel Wilson wins defamation payout

September 13, 2017 12:25 am0 comments
Rebel Wilson wins defamation payout

Actress Rebel Wilson has been awarded A$ 4.5m (£2.7m; $ 3.6m) in Australia’s largest payout for a defamation case. Ms Wilson successfully argued that a series of magazine articles had wrongly portrayed her as a serial liar. In June a jury unanimously sided with Ms Wilson, who had claimed the […]

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Photographer wins 'monkey selfie' legal fight

September 12, 2017 12:55 am0 comments
Photographer wins 'monkey selfie' legal fight

A photographer has won a two-year legal fight against an animal rights group over a “monkey selfie” photograph. Naruto the macaque monkey took the image in the Indonesian jungle in 2011 when it picked up a camera owned by David Slater from Monmouthshire. US judges had said copyright protection could […]

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Brexit: EU repeal bill wins first Commons vote

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Brexit: EU repeal bill wins first Commons vote

Media playback is unsupported on your device The government’s bid to extract the UK from EU law in time for Brexit has passed its first parliamentary test. MPs backed the EU Withdrawal Bill by 326 votes to 290 despite critics warning that it represented a “power grab” by ministers. The […]

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Nadal wins US Open to claim 16th Grand Slam title

September 11, 2017 1:23 am0 comments
Nadal wins US Open to claim 16th Grand Slam title

Rafael Nadal won his third US Open and 16th Grand Slam title with a one-sided victory over South Africa’s Kevin Anderson in New York. The world number one powered to a 6-3 6-3 6-4 victory in Sunday’s final at Flushing Meadows. The Spaniard, 31, has now won two Slams in […]

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Emmerdale wins big at TV Choice Awards taking best soap, actor and actress

September 5, 2017 4:21 am0 comments
Emmerdale wins big at TV Choice Awards taking best soap, actor and actress

Emmerdale has won every major soap prize at this year’s TV Choice Awards. The ITV series was voted best soap, while Ryan Hawley and Charlotte Bellamy were named top soap actor and actress. Sally Dexter was announced as the best soap newcomer at London’s Dorchester Hotel. ITV crime series Broadchurch […]

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Mexican beach photo wins smartphone contest

September 4, 2017 4:34 pm0 comments

An image of a boy selling candyfloss on Tijuana beach in Mexico has won the Saatchi Gallery’s smartphone photography competition. Paola Ismene’s photo was selected from more than 9,000 entries in the #selfexpression competition. The competition was launched off the back of the London gallery’s From Selfie to Self-Expression exhibition, […]

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Farah wins final track race in Britain – report & highlights

August 20, 2017 12:11 pm0 comments
Farah wins final track race in Britain - report & highlights

Media playback is not supported on this device British distance great Mo Farah sprinted clear to win the 3000m at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting in his final track meeting on home soil. The 34-year-old, who is switching to road racing in 2018, came home in seven minutes 38.64 seconds. […]

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Michael Barrymore wins payout over wrongful arrest

August 18, 2017 1:09 pm0 comments
Michael Barrymore wins payout over wrongful arrest

The entertainer Michael Barrymore is to get “more than nominal damages” after claiming his wrongful arrest by police destroyed his career. The 65-year-old was detained 10 years ago on suspicion of the rape and murder of Stuart Lubbock in Essex. Mr Barrymore, who was not present for the High Court […]

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