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Michael Owen ordered to pay damages to phone hackers following exposure to ‘painfully dull’ voicemails

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Former England international and BT Sport commentator Michael Owen has been ordered to pay damages to phone-hackers for the distress caused by listening to his excessively tedious voicemails.

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Putin scores hat-trick in 2018 World Cup final

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Russian president Vladimir Putin, has surpassed his already considerable sporting achievements by scoring a hat trick in the final of a yet-to-be-played football tournament.

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Qatar urged to stick to bribery after ‘amateur’ intimidation attempt

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World Cup host Qatar has been reminded that it is much better at bribing people to get its own way, than intimidating them.

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Steven Gerrard hailed as role model for young footballers who don’t want to win league

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Steven Gerrard played his last Liverpool match at Anfield on Saturday, in a final example to young footballers that you too can miss out on league titles if you stay with the same club forever.

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England cricket team to focus on world of competitively trustworthy changing rooms

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The England and Wales Cricket Board has insisted that a good old-fashioned trust-filled dressing room is far more important than actually winning cricket matches.

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Lord Sugar resigns support of Tottenham Hotspur

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Lord Sugar has resigned his support for Tottenham Hotspur, and asserted his new allegiance for long time North London rivals Arsenal.

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YouGov defends poll which showed Liverpool as clear Premier League winners

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Polling organisation YouGov has defended its prediction that Liverpool would win the Premier League by 8 points.

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Chelsea’s 2014/15 season review DVD available to insomniacs by prescription only

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Chelsea FC’s 2014/15 season review DVD is to be made available by prescription only after extensive tests found it was likely to cause sustained periods of drowsiness.

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David Cameron promises to do better at remembering lies he’s told us

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When you tell a lot of lies, sometimes you forgot the details of some of the less important ones, David Cameron confirmed today.

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London marathon runners to endure 26 miles of properties they could never afford

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30,000 runners will go through hell this weekend on the streets of London as they look at house after house they could never afford in a million years.

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