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WEST HAM nicked a late winner last night to run out winners in this keenly fought relegation battle at the London stadium and give them momentum heading into tonight’s London derby with Tottenham. Hammers manager David Moyes acknowledged his side’s good fortune in getting the result against West Brom with a last-gasp injury-time goal from Andy Carroll. (read more)


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Top of the crops

3-1-2018 2:12 AM | morningstaronline | 0 similar news

MOST growers reckon that tomatoes raised in a greenhouse don’t have quite the flavour of those grown outside. Despite this, a lot of people have more or less given up outdoor toms because they’re so susceptible to blight, a common disease which can ruin the entire crop. (read more)

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IRAN’S communist party blamed “agent provocateurs” of the state yesterday for killings attributed to anti-government protesters Navid Shomali, the Tudeh Party representative in Britain, said nine deaths overnight were part of attempts to justify a “massive crackdown on the protest movement.” Iranian media reported that six people were killed overnight when rioters attacked a police station (read more)

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Conte: No-one can leave until we sign someone

2-1-2018 7:39 PM | morningstaronline | 0 similar news

ANTONIO CONTE said yesterday that Chelsea must sign players before any leave. The head coach has bemoaned the size of his squad, given the Blues are competing in four competitions. (read more)

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The great rail rip-off must end

2-1-2018 7:30 PM | morningstaronline | 0 similar news

ANOTHER excessive and unaffordable increase in rail fares opens the new year, with the usual dishonest justification delivered in harmonised chorus by government and private train operating companies (TOCs). TOCs don’t rely solely on milking passengers. (read more)

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RIGHTS campaign group Reprieve called on Theresa May to demand an immediate halt to executions in Saudi Arabia as it warned of a fresh wave of repression in the Gulf state today. The Prime Minister is due to host the new Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in London later this year. (read more)

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SHADOW Foreign Secretary Emily Thorberry urged Iranian authorities to show restraint today as protests against the government continued. She said the escalating violence must stop and called on the authorities to allow peaceful demonstrations to take place and for dialogue over political and economic issues. (read more)

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HONDURAN former president Manuel Zelaya has urged supporters to keep resisting the “illegal dictatorship” in his New Year’s message. In a statement posted on his Twitter account, Mr Zelaya, who was ousted in a US-backed 2009 coup, assured Opposition Alliance Against Dictatorship party supporters that 2018 would be the “definitive year of our liberation. (read more)

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ABOUT 300,000 people who are unemployed or on low incomes are missing out on benefits they are entitled to, according to a new study. The Resolution Foundation said that numbers are “falling through the cracks” in the system and not claiming benefits worth at least £73 a week. (read more)

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JOHANNA KONTA overcame a tough start today to beat Ajla Tomljanovic and advance to the quarter-finals of the Brisbane International. For the second game running the British No. (read more)

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