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Thomas Frank: Brentford head coach signs new contract tying him to Bees until 2023

Thomas Frank became Brentford boss when Dean Smith left for Aston Villa in October 2018 Brentford head coach Thomas Frank has signed a new three-and-a-half year contract at Griffin Park. The 46-year-old Dane, who has led Brentford to third in the Championship this season, has now tied himself to...

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Katherine Jenkins mugging: Girl, 15, pleads guilty to robbery

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins was helping a robbery victim when she was mugged by the girl A 15-year-old girl has admitted mugging singer Katherine Jenkins and stealing her phone in London. The 39-year-old Welsh mezzo-soprano was attacked after intervening in a street robbery...

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Top schools defend rejecting bursary for white boys

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Dulwich College, left, charges £14,782 for a term of full boarding and Winchester, right, charges £13,903 Two top English private schools have defended their decision not to accept a benefactor’s offer of scholarships for disadvantaged white boys. Winchester and Dulwich colleges have declined...

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Luton Town v Fulham – BBC Sport

Simon Sluga made his first start since October in the defeat by Swansea at the weekend Follow live text coverage from 14:00 GMT on Thursday Luton boss Graeme Jones could retain faith with Simon Sluga in goal despite the possibility of James Shea returning to fitness for the Boxing...

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Europa League draw: Man Utd v Club Bruges, Arsenal v Olympiakos, Wolves v Espanyol

Manchester United, Europa League winners in 2017, have been drawn to face Belgian side Club Bruges in the last 32 of this season’s competition. Arsenal will play Greek club Olympiakos while Wolverhampton Wanderers will face La Liga side Espanyol. Celtic play Copenhagen while fellow Scottish Premiership side Rangers come...

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Sam Robson: Middlesex batsman signs new deal until 2022

Sam Robson made his Middlesex debut 11 years ago Batsman Sam Robson has signed a new contract with Middlesex until 2022. The 30-year-old opener, who played seven Tests for England, has scored 19 centuries in 142 first-class matches for Middlesex since 2008. He also made 127 for England against...

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Disabled workers face a 12.2% pay gap

Image copyright Alamy Disabled employees are paid 12.2% less than their non-disabled peers, according to official data. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) found that in 2018 the median pay for non-disabled workers was £12.11 an hour, against £10.63 for disabled. London had the widest disability pay gap at...

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Blue Story: Cinema chains pull gang film after ‘machete’ brawl

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSeveral arrests have been made following the fighting (Courtesy Rachael Allison) A second cinema chain has pulled the gang-themed film Blue Story after seven police officers were injured during a brawl at an entertainment complex. It comes after youths reportedly with...

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Saracens salary cap breach: Premiership champions face deadline to contest sanctions

Saracens have won four of the past five Premiership titles Saracens are still to formally contest their points deduction and fine for breaching the Premiership salary cap before Monday’s midnight deadline. They face a 35-point deduction and £5.36m fine after an inquiry into business partnerships between owner Nigel Wray...

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Steve McQueen’s Year 3 children exhibition unveiled at Tate

Oscar-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen has photographed more than 75,000 Year 3 children across London’s schools for his latest exhibition. The project aims to be a visual snapshot of people in the city and was inspired after the Turner Prize-winning artist looked at his own 1977 class photo. The photos...

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