Category: General

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Oil rebels back main opposition candidate in Nigeria vote

A rebel group in southern Nigeria that has carried out dozens of attacks on the oil industry declared its support on Thursday for the main opposition candidate in this weekend’s election. The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) called on people in the region to vote for...

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Nelson Mandela’s personal artefacts go on show in London

Former South African president’s letters to family and Robben Island sleeping mat form part of exhibition On 1 June 1970, Nelson Mandela wrote a letter to his young daughters Zeni and Zindzi from his prison cell on Robben Island. “My darlings,” he wrote. “It is more than...

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Madness Song: Man City apologise to Chelsea

The Madness song ‘One Step Beyond’, which is regularly played at Stamford Bridge when Chelsea win, blasted out of the stadium speakers immediately after the final whistle. It is understood a City official swiftly contacted the member of staff in charge of the music when...

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Inquest Reveals Cause of Emiliano Sala’s Death

Emiliano Sala died of head and chest injuries when his plane crashed into the English Channel last month, an inquest heard today. The 28-year-old footballer, who had just signed for Cardiff City, was identified by his fingerprints after his body was recovered from the sea...

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Jose Mourinho ‘plots return to former club’

Jose Mourinho has been out of work since being sacked by Manchester United in December. But reports in Italy suggest he has decided on his next move as he targets a return to the dugout. According to newspaper Libero, the Portuguese boss is already plotting...

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Nigerian Election: ISIS May Distrupt Poll – Report Says

The activities of a terrorist group, Islamic State’s West Africa Province, an affiliate of ISIS, could affect the forthcoming general elections in Nigeria, a report has claimed. The Wall Street Journal said ISWAP, which is working closely with its leaders in Niger and Chad, had...

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Man Kills Mountain Lion with Bare Hands

A man running on a trail in Horsetooth Mountain Park in Colorado was attacked and injured by a mountain lion before killing the animal in self-defence. The runner, whose name has not been released, was jogging alone when he heard something following him on the...

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US facing record low temperatures as polar vortex hits

The US will shiver this week in a once-in-a-generation deep freeze, forecasters warn. The most extreme arctic blasts, caused by a spinning pool of cold air known as the polar vortex, could bring temperatures as low as -46C (-50F). Weather officials in the state of...