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Child obesity plan targets sweets at checkouts

Child obesity plan targets sweets at checkouts

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The plan proposes bans on sweets and junk food promotions in the aisles and online Sweets and fatty snacks sold at checkouts and as part of supermarket deals will be banned under new government proposals to halve childhood obesity in England by 2030. Tighter restrictions on junk food ads […]

East Coast train line back under public control

East Coast train line back under public control

Image copyright PA Image caption The route will now be known as the London North Eastern Railway (LNER), a name last used in the 1940s Rail services on the East Coast Main Line are back under government control, following the failure of the franchise. Stagecoach and Virgin Trains, which had a 90% and 10% stake […]

World Cup 2018: Football ban over ‘anti-Semitic’ video

World Cup 2018: Football ban over ‘anti-Semitic’ video

Image copyright Reuters A man has received a five-year football banning order after a video appearing to show fans singing anti-Semitic songs at the World Cup circulated online. Michael Herbert, 57, from Derby, was given the ban on Saturday at Leicester Magistrates’ Court. Two other men, aged 52 and 58, appeared at Leeds Magistrates’ Court, […]

‘All women I know have had unwanted sexual attention’, says Wood

‘All women I know have had unwanted sexual attention’, says Wood

Image caption Unwanted sexual attention is “rife” in society, Leanne Wood said Every woman I know has experienced unwanted sexual attention, Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood has said. Ms Wood made the remarks after staff working for AMs made two claims of sexual assault against unnamed BBC staff and one against an unnamed AM in […]

Appeal decade after Adam Chadwick shot dead in Leeds

Appeal decade after Adam Chadwick shot dead in Leeds

Image copyright Chadwick family Image caption Adam Chadwick was celebrating his daughter, Ruby’s, third birthday on the day of the attack The mother of a man shot dead a decade ago in a possible case of mistaken identity has described him as a “dad in a million”. Father-of-one, Adam Chadwick, was shot when a masked […]

Saudi Arabia’s ban on women driving officially ends

Saudi Arabia’s ban on women driving officially ends

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Saudi women took to the roads minutes after the ban was lifted Saudi women are officially allowed to get behind the wheel, after a decades-old driving ban was lifted. The change was announced last September and Saudi Arabia issued the first licences to women earlier this month. It was the […]

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Injury-time winner over Sweden pulls Germany back from the brink

Injury-time winner over Sweden pulls Germany back from the brink

Media playback is not supported on this device ‘Would you believe it!’ – Kroos nets injury-time winner Toni Kroos’ injury-time winner against Sweden revived defending champions Germany’s hopes of becoming the first side to retain the World Cup since Brazil in 1962. Ola Toivonen’s deft first-half lob had left Joachim Low’s side facing elimination but […]

World Cup 2018: Toni Kroos nets injury-time winner for Germany against Sweden

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World Cup 2018: Is Germany’s win over Sweden a watershed for the holders?

World Cup 2018: Is Germany’s win over Sweden a watershed for the holders?

Media playback is not supported on this device World Cup 2018: Germany 2-1 Sweden highlights Never bet against Germany. They’ve never left it quite that late though. Toni Kroos’ 95th-minute winner against Sweden sparked bedlam in Berlin – could it prove to be the moment that revived Germany’s hopes of retaining their title? Earlier in […]