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Margaret Thatcher's wedding dress sells for £25,000

An auction selling clothes & artefacts from Margaret Thatcher's prime ministerial career has raised more than £3 million. In a sale hailed as historic by auctioneers at Christie's in London,…

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Costa dropped but Chelsea still toothless in Spurs draw

LONDON (Reuters) – Jose Mourinho dropped his main striker Diego Costa for Chelsea's Premier League visit to Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday yet the champions still proved toothless up front as…

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Palace hopeful of major American investment

LONDON (Reuters) – Crystal Palace are "really hopeful" of securing substantial investment from two American sports team owners, the Premier League club's co-chairman Steve Parish said on Tuesday. He told…

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US Investors Poised For 25% Bournemouth Stake

American private equity investors are poised to take a 25% stake in AFC Bournemouth. Sky News understands that Chicago-based Peak 6 have completed negotiations for a quarter-share of the club,…

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Major powers, Iran extend interim deal to July 7 for more talks

VIENNA (Reuters) – Six major powers & Iran have decided to extend an interim nuclear agreement until July 7 to allow more time for negotiations on a final deal, the…

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Obamas visit Biden family after death of vice president's son

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama visited Vice President Joe Biden & his family on Sunday to offer condolences after the death of Biden's son, Beau. Beau Biden, 46,…

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International breaks a boon for Chelsea iron man Terry

By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) – Chelsea captain John Terry thinks quitting international football three years ago helped keep his fitness at a level where he was able to play…

Britain launches billboards against female genital mutilation

By Joseph D'Urso LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Two survivors of female genital mutilation (FGM) have launched Britain's first billboard campaign to raise awareness & encourage girls at risk to…