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Will post-Brexit chaos drive the Queen out of London?

On Monday Nissan announced it was moving production of a new X-Trail SUV to Japan, despite announcing in 2016 it would be built in Sunderland. Loading The move was partly due to a collapse in demand for diesel cars, but the company pointedly said the “continued uncertainty around the UK’s …

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IS could be back in Syria ‘in six months’

While singling out the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) as “tenacious fighters”, the inspector-general noted the threat of a Turkish invasion against these US-backed forces, as Ankara views them to be linked to Turkish separatists. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump greet the military at Al Asad Air …

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Triple treat of tall forwards keeps Dockers coach Ross Lyon up at night

“Jesse is a bona fide A-grade key forward, but he’s certainly not a saviour,” Lyon told afl.com.au. “AFL footy is not about one player.” With Hogan (195cm) and Lobb (207cm) now available for selection alongside Taberner (199cm), Brennan Cox (193cm) and Cameron McCarthy (192cm), Lyon said Fremantle’s forward line would …

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Mourinho takes a tumble at Russian ice hockey game

Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho took a nasty tumble at an ice hockey game outside Moscow on Monday, drawing gasps and laughs after performing a ceremonial puck drop. Mourinho, who was sacked by United in December, made the first puck drop of the Kontinental Hockey League game between Avangard …

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EPL leaders Liverpool drop more points in West Ham draw

“It was a tough game,” Klopp said. “Apparently our goal was offside and maybe the referee knew that in the second half. It’s a point and a fair point.” Had West Ham taken their chances against a jittery Liverpool side it could have been worse for the visitors who can …

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Low-scoring Super Bowl snooze-fest reflected in TV ratings

The home-and-away season pointing one way and the Super Bowl pointing another isn’t necessarily unusual. Both the 2017 and 2018 Super Bowls suffered modest overnight ratings declines from the previous Super Bowl, but nothing compared to the major viewership declines the NFL suffered during both of those regular seasons. Slump: …

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EU endorses Venezuelan opposition leader over Maduro

However, Italy blocked the joint EU position, diplomatic sources said, with the government in Rome deeply divided over the issue. Defiant: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.Credit:Bloomberg Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison backed Guaido as interim president on January 27. Meanwhile, in Canada, foreign ministers from Western hemisphere nations belonging to the Lima …

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