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Roy Hodgson says Wilfried Zaha has developed a ‘selfish’ streak to become a better player for Crystal Palace
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Roy Hodgson says Wilfried Zaha has developed a ‘selfish’ streak to become a better player for Crystal Palace

Roy Hodgson believes Wilfried Zaha’s new “selfish” streak has helped the Crystal Palace forward boost his Selhurst Park goal tally. Zaha has already fired seven goals in 12 Premier League matches this term, while he could muster just four in the entirety of last season. And Palace boss Hodgson has hailed the Ivory Coast star...

Best Christmas movies to watch on Netflix
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Best Christmas movies to watch on Netflix

Christmas is fast approaching and Netflix UK has a huge library of films to help you scratch that festive itch. Whether you’re looking for a romantic comedy or a children’s animation, Netflix has its subscribers covered this holiday season. In recent years, the streaming service has branched out into producing its own original Christmas films,...

Inauguration day 2021: What happens on inauguration day?
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Inauguration day 2021: What happens on inauguration day?

The election discord, however, has one very hard deadline: inauguration day, which will mark the end of Mr Trump’s presidency. When is inauguration day? Inauguration day will take place on Wednesday 20 January 2021, as per the US constitution.   On this date, Mr Biden will be expected to take the oath of office and...

Man City vs West Brom LIVE: Team news and latest build-up tonight
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Man City vs West Brom LIVE: Team news and latest build-up tonight

Independent Football Newsletter Get the latest football headlines direct to your inbox twice a week Independent Football Newsletter Get the latest football headlines direct to your inbox twice a week Man City vs West Brom Man City XI: Ederson, Cancelo, Dias, Ake, Mendy, Rodrigo, Gundogan, De Bruyne (C), Sterling, Foden, Jesus West Brom XI: Johnstone,...

Coronavirus: Christmas plans hang in the balance as scientists brand relaxed social distancing ‘rash’
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Coronavirus: Christmas plans hang in the balance as scientists brand relaxed social distancing ‘rash’

The Christmas plans of millions of Britons are hanging in the balance after UK government ministers failed to reach agreement with devolved administrations on whether to go ahead with the expected five-day amnesty from Covid restrictions. A UK government source said there were “no plans” to tighten restrictions in England, but Cabinet Office minister Michael...

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Huge gaps in classroom time for pupils across England, figures show | Education

Huge disparities in the amount of classroom time pupils have received across England since schools reopened in September have been revealed by stark new figures on school attendance. Attendance ranged from as little as 37% in the West Midlands borough of Sandwell to 92% in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, during one week alone, according to the first...

Who is the new voice of Missy on Big Mouth?
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Who is the new voice of Missy on Big Mouth?

Big Mouth returned for its fourth season on Friday (4 December), with a host of new actors lending their voices to the show for the first time. First airing in 2017, Netflix’s animated comedy series follows a group of teenagers as they struggle with puberty. The show is centred around Nick (Nick Kroll) and Andrew...

Pete Buttigieg to be Joe Biden’s Secretary of Transportation
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Pete Buttigieg to be Joe Biden’s Secretary of Transportation

President-elect Joe Biden will tap former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg to serve as his Transportation secretary, according to new reports. The former mayor of Indiana and 38-year-old Democrat, who ran for president against Mr Biden in the 2020 primaries, gained national prominence along the campaign trail and was considered a top pick for the...

Cori Bush calls on Biden to grant all death row prisoners clemency amid Trump’s end-of-term ‘killing spree’
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Cori Bush calls on Biden to grant all death row prisoners clemency amid Trump’s end-of-term ‘killing spree’

Her comments come as the outgoing Trump administration presses ahead with a spate of federal executions despite a surge of coronavirus cases in prisons. Writing in a piece published by Time magazine on Monday, Ms Bush, representative-elect for Missouri’s 1st congressional district, called on Mr Biden to consider permanently ending the federal government’s “legal torture”...