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leadership ruling, demands Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn today demanded to be named as a co-defendant in a High Court case against Labour’s ruling body over it automatically including him in the leadership contest. Labour donor Michael Foster launched the legal action after the National Executive Committee voted by 18 to 14 that party leader Mr Corbyn would not need to get the backing of 51 MPs ...

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Spalding shooting: Three shot dead near swimming pool

Three people have died in a shooting near a swimming pool in Lincolnshire, police have said. The suspected gunman was among the dead in the shooting near the Castle Swimming Pool in Spalding. Lincolnshire Police, who were called to Pinchbeck Road at about 09:00 BST, said no shots were fired by their officers. Those killed are believed to be two ...

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Almost 5k Fun Run kickstarts festival

By Emdad Rahman As part of the 30th Anniversary of the Limehouse Festival, 200 runners have taken part in the Almost 5k – a fun run introduced by the Limehouse Community Forum. A thorough warm up by Dickside Fitness set the tone as the participants roared down the back roads of Limehouse, the Thames Path, King Edward Memorial Park, Tobacco ...

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Ayaz Karim’s fearsome ‘Fifer’ takes Scintilla top

Emdad Rahman   Captain Fantastic Ayaz Karim led the charge as Scintilla CC humbled Ilford Knight Riders in the National Cricket League showdown at Hackney Marshes.   Scintilla batted first and all rounder Abul Hasib followed up his 34 from a day earlier in the Essex County Cricket League with 60, before being run out by Salman. Wicketkeeper Aminul Shihan ...

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Hard hitting Scintilla take Ace to the cleaners

By Emdad Rahman : On a perfect weather day Scintilla CC hit top form to see off Ace CC in a Essex County Cricket League clash at The London Marathon Playing Fields. The home side batted first and were handed a boost when the classy Ashfaqur Rahaman Nobel struck 51 after opener Ishaq Shawn was dismissed for 9. Iconic wicketkeeper ...

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London Tigers Football Club Award Ceremony

Over 200 guests from across London attended the London Tigers Football Awards Ceremony at Gifto’s restaurant in Southall on Sunday 17th July. These included players, parents, staff, volunteers and supporters. Around 100 awards were given out in the categories of: Daniel Noel Fair Play, Most Improved Players, Managers’ Player, Players’ Player, Coaches & Managers, Volunteers, Hall of Fame, Special Recognition ...

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Ronaldo pledges to ‘come back stronger’ after knee injury

Cristiano Ronaldo has vowed to come back stronger for the coming season after suffering a knee injury in Portugal’s triumphant Euro 2016 final earlier this month. The Real Madrid forward, who is in this year’s Best Player in Europe shortlist, was carried off the pitch on a stretcher after 25 minutes in the final against hosts France. “I just wanted ...

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10 killed as bombers attack Yemeni Army checkpoints

Two suicide bombers tried to ram vehicles laden with explosives through two Yemeni military checkpoints near the government-held port city of Mukalla on Monday, killing at least 10 people, the army and medics said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attacks near the capital of Hadramout province on the Gulf of Aden, the latest in a series of bombings ...

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Bus with Chinese tourists catches fire in Taiwan, killing 26

A tour bus carrying visitors from China burst into flames on a busy highway near Taiwan’s capital on Tuesday, killing all 26 people on board, officials said. The accident took place on the No. 2 national highway in Taoyuan county, south of Taipei, where the island’s international airport is located, the county’s fire and rescue service said in a statement. ...

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India Maoist rebels kill 10 paramilitary soldiers in Bihar

Ten paramilitary soldiers have been killed in a clash between security forces and Maoist rebels in India’s eastern Bihar state, police say. At least five other soldiers were injured in the battle in Aurangabad district late on Monday. Maoist rebels have carved out strongholds in a number of states in the north, east and centre of India. They say they ...

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