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Steven Gerrard facing early Villa glare after stumbling out of start blocks

At the end of a week in the city where the Commonwealth Games signed off with a showstopper of a closing ceremony, Aston Villa host Everton on Saturday lunchtime hoping

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You could live 9 years longer in Hawaii than in Mississippi, new data shows

Differences in lifestyles and other factors are linked to big gaps in life expectancy between residents of various U.S. states, 2020 data shows. That could mean almost a decade more

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Rouble steadies near 60 vs dollar, Yandex shares outperform market

The Russian rouble firmed slightly on Tuesday after initially easing beyond 60 against the dollar, while shares in leading internet firm Yandex outperformed the market after the company said it

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Elon Musk changes plans, sells $6.9 billion in Tesla shares with Twitter trial looming

With so much of the world’s richest man’s wealth tied up in shares of his electric car company, Tesla is a part of the deal Elon doesn’t want to do

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Kidnapped man had boiling water poured on genitals during 12 hours of brutal torture

A man was kidnapped and tortured for twelve hours as crooks poured boiling water poured boiling water on his genitals and fed him what they said was rat poison. Llewllyn

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Guardiola expects Sergio Gómez to be Manchester City’s final summer signing

Sergio Gómez will be Manchester City’s final signing of the summer, unless someone leaves, according to Pep Guardiola. The Spanish full-back is close to sealing a €10m (£8.5m) move from

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What goes into a Mediterranean diet, and how to get started

If you know anything about healthy eating, you’ve probably heard that the benefits of Mediterranean-style eating are as clear as the crystal sea at a Greek island getaway. But for

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VW aims to take stakes in Canadian mines, mine operators

Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) aims to enter the mining business in Canada to ensure its raw material supply for battery production, a board member for the German carmaker told Handelsblatt daily. “We

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Microsoft celebrates 15 years of OneDrive with a redesign and new features

Microsoft’s marking OneDrive’s 15th anniversary with a new landing page, called OneDrive Home, and it should make it easier to keep tabs on your work. Instead of arriving on the

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Mum, 25, says she’d have died without husband’s CPR after she was ‘spiked’ on night out

A mum who believes her drink was spiked during a night out says she would have died if her husband had not performed CPR. Tammie-Michelle Edwards, 25, was enjoying her

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