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Iran denies links to Salman Rushdie stabbing, blames writer and fans

Iran has denied any link with the Salman Rushdie stabbing and the attacker – and instead blames the writer himself.

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Today’s news summary – Paper Talk

Today’s news summary – Paper Talk Thursday’s front pages lead with the cost of living crisis and spiralling energy costs. The ongoing trial of former footballer Ryan Giggs makes several front pages, whilst Thursday’s back pages are looking at a potential hostile takeover of Manchester United FC – in a bid to force out the Glazer […]

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Trump refuses to answer questions in NY investigation 

Trump refuses to answer questions in NY investigation  Donald Trump has said he won’t be answering questions for the New York state investigation into his family’s business practices.  The former US president had sued in an effort to block the interview at the New York attorney general’s office on Wednesday.  Trump’s business is being accused […]

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The Sun – He came at me and headbutted me … I could taste the blood

The Sun leads with day 2 of the Ryan Giggs domestic abuse trial. The paper reports on the testimony from the former footballer’s ex-girlfriend Kate Greville, who accused him in court of headbutting her and her being able to taste blood in her mouth.

Giggs denies all charges.

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Today’s news summary – Paper Talk

Wednesday’s front pages are dominated by the ongoing cost of living crisis. There are several political stories as the race to No 10 continues, former footballer Ryan Giggs’ trial makes many front pages as well as the news of tennis legend Serena Williams’s retirement.

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Republicans demand explanation for FBI raid on Trump home

The news of the raid on former president Donald Trump’s Florida home has sparked anger amongst Donald Trump’s allies – who are demanding a full explanation for the raid in Mar-a-Lago.

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Daily Express – Britain’s best days are ahead of us

The Daily Express carries a more “positive” view of Liz Truss’ campaign, reporting she has insisted she is on the side of people who work hard as part of a “bold economic vision” for the UK. The paper adds Ms Truss has also made clear she believes “Britain’s best days are ahead of us”.

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Football In Review Sport

Narrative around women’s football changing 

This historic W Euro 2022 win by the Lionesses marks a new era for Women’s football in England, and the UK. It’s remarkable to think that just over 100 years ago, women’s football was banned by the FA due to the committee believing it was ‘unsuitable for females’. 

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Historic rise of women’s football in the UK

Sir Geoff Hurst believes Euro’s success for England this summer will have a massive impact on the development of the women’s game in the country.

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VIDEO  – Alessia Russo’s iconic backheel nutmeg goal  

A look back on a standout moment from England’s incredible Euro 2022 campaign.

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Today’s news summary – Paper Talk

Tuesday’s front pages lead with a variety of stories but most font pages picture the famed singer and actress Olivia Newton-John who died at the age of 73.

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UK weather: Another heat-health alert issued

The UK Health Security Agency (UKJSA) has issued another health alert lasting until Saturday as the country prepares for another heatwave.

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Record rainfall, flooding in Seoul – 7 dead, many missing

The South Korean capital Seoul has experienced record-breaking rains causing severe flooding which has claimed the lives of at least seven people. There are at least seven people missing, officials confirmed on Tuesday.

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Amnesty ‘regrets pain’ caused by Ukraine report

Amnesty International has said it regrets the pain caused by its recent report which accused Kyiv of endangering civilians. The report drew massive backlash from Ukrainian officials and criticism from Western politicians.

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Sport Football Premier League

Premier League weekend roundup – drama, disappointment and new stars shine 

The big takeaways from this weekend’s PL season. The new Premier League season kicked off over the weekend, and some major talking points have emerged. 

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Tory leadership candidate Rishi Sunak slams Truss’s tax plans 

Tory leadership candidate Rishi Sunak has slammed rival Liz Truss’s plans to cut taxes, saying they “won’t touch the sides” of dealing with mounting living costs.

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu legend Leandro Lo shot in the head 

Leandro Lo, one of Brazil’s great Jiu-Jitsu champions, has been shot in the head at a nightclub in São Paulo.

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Israel-Gaza: Ceasefire holds overnight after days of violence

Israel and Gaza’s ceasefire continued overnight following three days of violence. There were isolated weapons fire from both sides in the minutes before and after the Sunday night deadline failed to derail the truce. 

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England denied gold after Commonwealth Games disqualification 

The Commonwealth Games 4x400m relay took a dramatic turn when officials ruled England should be disqualified and denied the gold after a lane infringement.

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Marc Cucurella’s agent responds to claims Chelsea have offered him to Atletico Madrid

The Spaniard endured a difficult first season at Stamford Bridge.

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Map shows London Pride parade 2023 route and best places to stand

Find out where you can take in all the sights.

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I got naked for 20 strangers in a pub – and then they drew me

Before I knew it, it was time to take the robe off.

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Revealed: The common shopping basket staples that contain aspartame

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is set to declare the artificial sweetener aspartame as a cancer risk.

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30 countries to require £6 travel pass next year – don’t get caught out

Be prepared.

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Police officer who shot dead teen in France ‘was aiming at his leg’

The copy is said to be ‘devastated’ and has begged for the forgiveness of Nahel’s family.

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Russian secret service feared Putin assassination attempt on Moscow bridge

Divers were seen examining the bottom of the river.

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Emmerdale star Ben Freeman to star in Hollywood series

Ben played Scott, Cathy and Heath’s brother.

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Nathan Lyon injury: Australia provide update on stricken spinner

The 35-year-old is key to Australia’s hopes of retaining the Ashes.

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Ryan Gosling reckons ‘Kenergy’ is mysterious force like WiFi and could be affecting the bees

‘Look no further, you are Kenough.’