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Crossrail ‘not fully operational until mid-2022’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The latest projections indicate up to £650m in extra funding will be needed to complete the project London’s Crossrail is expected to be fully operational in mid-2022, according to the project’s developers. Europe’s largest transport scheme had been due to open in December...

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Ethical veganism is philosophical belief, tribunal rules

Image caption Jordi Casamitjana campaigns to encourage others to become vegans Ethical veganism is a “philosophical belief” and so is protected in law, a tribunal has ruled for the first time. The case was brought by vegan Jordi Casamitjana, who claims he was sacked by the League Against Cruel...

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Exeter v Saracens: Salary cap row cannot distract Chiefs, says boss Rob Baxter

Exeter have lost to Saracens in three of the last four Premiership finals Exeter boss Rob Baxter does not want the salary cap row to detract from his side’s preparation for their Premiership meeting with Saracens. Chiefs lost the last two Premiership finals to Saracens, who have since been...

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Chelsea: Frank Lampard on learning under Mourinho, the family balancing act and trusting the kids

Chelsea: Taking on Jose will be special – Frank Lampard Learning from Jose Mourinho, trusting the kids and the balancing act of being a good manager, husband and dad – Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has talked about it all with Gary Lineker. In an interview for Football Focus –...

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Southampton v West Ham United

Danny Ings has scored in each of Southampton’s last five games TEAM NEWS Southampton midfielder Stuart Armstrong should come back into contention after recovering from a hamstring injury. Yan Valery is again unavailable following a virus, while Sofiane Boufal, who is still being troubled by a toe problem, will...

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Fulham v Bristol City – BBC Sport

Bobby Decordova-Reid is hoping to return to the Fulham squad Follow live text coverage from 12:15 GMT on Saturday Forward Bobby Decordova-Reid faces a fitness test before manager Scott Parker finalises his squad after missing Fulham’s win at Swansea City because of a hamstring problem. Harry Arter and Maxime...

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Arsenal sack Unai Emery: Manager leaves after 18 months in charge

Arsenal are not in a ‘good moment’ – Unai Emery Unai Emery has been sacked as Arsenal manager after 18 months in charge. The Spaniard, who previously led Paris St-Germain to the French league title and won three Europa Leagues with Sevilla, was appointed Gunners boss in May 2018,...

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Karen Carney column: Why Mesut Ozil will stay at Arsenal longer than Unai Emery

Former Arsenal, Chelsea and England midfielder Karen Carney, who retired after helping the Lionesses reach the World Cup semi-finals this summer, is writing columns for the BBC Sport website, working on Radio 5 Live and featuring on BBC TV this season. I think Mesut Ozil will stay at Arsenal...

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On board a non-stop flight from London to Sydney

Australian carrier Qantas has completed a test of the longest non-stop commercial passenger flight as part of research on how the journey could affect pilots, crew and customers. The tests included monitoring pilot brain waves, melatonin levels and alertness as well as exercise classes for passengers. The BBC’s Luke...

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Clacton Labour candidate quits over ‘Shylock’ comment

Image copyright Haringey Council Image caption Gideon Bull denied aiming the ‘Shylock’ comment at a Jewish councillor A Labour candidate has pulled out of the election race over using an anti-semitic remark. Gideon Bull denied calling a Jewish councillor Shylock directly but admitted using the term during a private...

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