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Former England opener Michael Carberry hits ton on return from cancer

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SOUTHAMPTON: Former England opener Michael Carberry enjoyed a fairytale return to First-Class cricket following his battle with cancer, scoring a century for county side Hampshire in their pre-season fixture against Cardiff MCCU in Southampton. The 36-year-old left-hander, who was diagnosed with a cancerous tumour last July, scored 100 off 121 ...

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Grammys 2017: Adele and Beyoncé’s big moments

Adele swept the top honors at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, but the night was shared with Beyoncé. Starts, stops, surprises and chair-dropping moments were all on tap as the two superstars each provided stellar performances. Dressed as a goddess, Beyoncé spoke the words of poet Warsan Shire, just as ...

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Britney’s niece seriously injured in accident

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LOS ANGELES: Britney Spears’ eight-year-old niece Maddie was reportedly serious injured in an ATV (all-terrain vehicle) crash on Sunday. Maddie, the daughter of Britney’s sister Jamie Lynn Spears is said to have been airlifted to hospital after the Polaris off-road vehicle she was in flipped over while she was allegedly ...

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Hounded over Merkel selfie, Syrian refugee sues Facebook

WURZBURG: A Syrian refugee whose selfie with German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been repeatedly manipulated to link him to violent jihad will take Facebook to court Monday for spreading defamatory fake news. Anas Modamani, 19, argues the US social media giant has failed to take down doctored images that have ...

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Gigi Hadid opens up about her relationship with Zayn Malik

LONDON: Super model Gigi Hadid and her beau Zayn Malik are always making headlines, thanks to their smoking hot chemistry, intimate photoshoots and stylish appearances. Gigi Hadid is also quite open about her relationship with her dashing boyfriend. Recently, she said that they both like chilling out with each other. ...

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Tesco lifts market share for first time in 5 years

LONDON: Tesco reported positive underlying sales growth in the run-up to Christmas, the latest sign of a revival for the grocer as it increased its market share for the first time in more than five years. Britain’s biggest supermarket chain reported like-for-like sales growth of 0.7 per cent in its ...

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UK spending growth ‘at two-year high’

LONDON: The final three months of last year saw the strongest quarterly growth in consumer spending in two years, according to payment card company Visa. Its research, which reflects cash and card spending, showed expenditure rising at an annual rate of 2.8% in the fourth quarter. That was the quickest ...

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Queen Elizabeth II ‘nearly shot’ by Palace guard

AS the Queen has returned to work, new details have emerged of how she was once almost shot by one of her own guards who mistook her for an intruder. Queen Elizabeth II was taking a late-night stroll through the grounds of Buckingham Palace when the incident occurred. In complete ...

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Queen is feeling better, says Princess Anne

BERKSHIRE: The Queen is feeling “better” despite missing a New Year’s Day church service at Sandringham, her daughter the Princess Royal has said. Princess Anne spoke to well-wishers outside the church after attending the service with her father Prince Philip, brother Prince Edward and other royals. Buckingham Palace said the ...

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