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Morse's Oxford

[ad_1] Image copyright Alamy Of the main players in the Inspector Morse stories by Colin Dexter, one remains – the city of Oxford. The character died in The Remorseful Day, published in 1999. John Thaw, the actor synonymous with the role of the curmudgeonly detective, died in 2002. And Dexter himself died earlier this week. […]

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Podolski stunner helps Germany beat England

[ad_1] Jamie Vardy had a first-half penalty appeal turned down Gareth Southgate suffered his first defeat in charge of England as Lukas Podolski’s spectacular second-half winner provided a fitting farewell to his Germany career in Dortmund. Southgate had been undefeated in four games as interim manager following Sam Allardyce’s abrupt departure from the England post […]

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London attack: French students injured on bridge

[ad_1] Media captionThe Eiffel Tower turns off its lights Three French schoolchildren were among those injured when a vehicle hit people on London’s Westminster Bridge in a suspected terror attack, the French government has confirmed. The foreign ministry said they had been on a school trip to London. Le Telegramme newspaper said they were teenagers […]

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Tackling the touts

[ad_1] Image copyright Claire Turnham Image caption Claire Turnham has set up a campaign to demand refunds from Viagogo When Claire Turnham tried to buy Ed Sheeran tickets for her son’s 16th birthday, she thought it was going to be an “amazing” family trip. Instead, she says she was overcharged by £1,150, and the episode […]

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Sir Elton's surprise call to video teen

[ad_1] Disabled teenager Lewis Hine re-lives the moment Sir Elton John phoned him to praise him for his “inspirational” Facebook video. The Portsmouth teenager created the video to mark his sixteenth birthday. Lewis has undergone more than a dozen brain surgeries since he was diagnosed with a brain tumour aged 17 months. It has currently […]

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'Ruined by a typo'

[ad_1] Media captionNigel says he feared his children might be attacked after he was wrongly arrested When Nigel Lang was wrongly arrested on suspicion of sharing indecent images of children, he says his life fell apart. It all stemmed from nothing more than a typing error by police. “When I was arrested, I feared what […]