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Press Association 2014

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Jose Mourinho won't discuss Chelsea's pursuit of John Stones

Gazette Series: John Stones has been the subject of summer interest from Chelsea

2:33pm Friday 28th August 2015

Jose Mourinho refused to comment on Chelsea's pursuit of John Stones after admitting the Premier League champions had practised their defending this week.

Armed police on stand-by at Paul Massey funeral in Salford

Gazette Series: A horse-drawn hearse carries the coffin of Paul Massey who was shot at his Salford home

2:15pm Friday 28th August 2015

Armed police were on stand-by today as hundreds gathered for the funeral of "Mr Big" security boss Paul Massey amid a simmering gang war.

Ex-Army chief urges Britons to back UK protection for Afghan interpreters

Gazette Series: General Sir Richard Dannatt says Britain has an obligation to the Afghan interpreters who served with the army

2:15pm Friday 28th August 2015

More people should support a petition calling on David Cameron to give all Afghan interpreters who served alongside UK forces protection, the former head of the Army has said.

Glasgow bin lorry crash driver Harry Clarke 'not lying or deceitful'

Gazette Series: Harry Clarke was driving a bin lorry when it veered out of control last December in Glasgow, killing six people

2:15pm Friday 28th August 2015

The driver of the bin lorry that killed six people in Glasgow just before Christmas did not set out to "inflict such unimaginable loss", an inquiry has heard on the day that it closed.

28 arrested after 'illegal immigrants' found in lorry at M25 service station

Gazette Series: Surrey Police arrested 27 suspected illegal immigrants and a lorry driver at a service station on the M25

2:15pm Friday 28th August 2015

Police have arrested 27 suspected illegal immigrants who were found inside a lorry at a motorway service station.

Andrew Flintoff's new TV show 'not just about breaking people'

Gazette Series: Andrew Flintoff's new TV show 'not just about breaking people'

2:10pm Friday 28th August 2015

The former cricketer is presenting BBC Two’s six-part series Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week, which sees UK applicants taking on some of the world’s toughest army regimes.

Arsene Wenger wants video replays after Aaron Ramsey's disallowed Arsenal goal

Gazette Series: Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey appeals after his effort is disallowed for offside during the Barclays Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London.

2:08pm Friday 28th August 2015

Arsene Wenger has called for the introduction of video replays after Aaron Ramsey's wrongly disallowed goal in Arsenal's draw against Liverpool on Monday night.

Pink Floyd welcome home album's giant inflatable pig Algie

Gazette Series: Pink Floyd welcome home album's giant inflatable pig Algie

2:01pm Friday 28th August 2015

A picture of the floating pig became the cover of the band’s 1977 album Animals.

Peter Schmeichel slams Manchester United for handling of David de Gea saga

Gazette Series: David de Gea has not taken part in any of United's five games this season

1:59pm Friday 28th August 2015

Peter Schmeichel believes it is "an absolute joke" that Manchester United did not sort out the future of David de Gea before the start of the season.

Emma Watson unveils new hairdo at Madrid premiere

Gazette Series: Emma Watson unveils new hairdo at Madrid premiere

1:51pm Friday 28th August 2015

The former Harry Potter star unleashed a new hairdo at the Madrid premiere of Regression.

What does Andrew Scott really think about Sherlock's fans?

Gazette Series: What does Andrew Scott really think about Sherlock's fans?

1:41pm Friday 28th August 2015

The actor, who plays arch-nemesis Jim Moriarty, said he embraces Sherlock’s passionate fanbase.

Tough Europa League draw for Tottenham

Gazette Series: Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham face a long trip to Azerbaijan in the Europa League

1:11pm Friday 28th August 2015

Tottenham have been handed a daunting group in the Europa League including a long-haul trip to Azerbaijan.

Jose Fonte: Southampton players must take responsibility for Europa League exit

Gazette Series: Southampton captain Jose Fonte had an early header cleared off the line in defeat to FC Midtjylland

12:21pm Friday 28th August 2015

Jose Fonte insists Southampton's players must accept responsibility for their European exit - even if manager Ronald Koeman preferred to point the finger at the officials.

Celebrity Big Brother 2015: 7 things to know about Daniel Baldwin

Gazette Series: Celebrity Big Brother 2015: 7 things to know about Daniel Baldwin

12:19pm Friday 28th August 2015

We give you the lowdown on the latest Baldwin brother to enter the CBB house.

Jeremy Clarkson Top Gear departure 'very sad': BBC Two chief

Gazette Series: Jeremy Clarkson took a picture of a car and got Top Gear fans very excited

12:07pm Friday 28th August 2015

The controller of BBC Two Kim Shillinglaw said she is excited about the next series of the hit car show with new host Chris Evans, adding that it will be “really different”.

George Monbiot skins and cooks squirrel on Newsnight

Gazette Series: George Monbiot skins and cooks squirrel on Newsnight

11:58am Friday 28th August 2015

Viewers took to Twitter to express their surprise at the demonstration.

First look: Jeremy Renner reveals new Hawkeye outfit for Captain America: Civil War

Gazette Series: Avengers' Jeremy Renner unapologetic over Black Widow 'joke'

11:58am Friday 28th August 2015

The Avengers star shared a few teasers from the forthcoming third Captain America instalment.

Break Point star Jeremy Sisto: I never had a chance against co-star David Walton

Gazette Series: Break Point star Jeremy Sisto: I never had a chance against co-star David Walton

11:58am Friday 28th August 2015

The actors spent a lot of time on the court playing against each other in the tennis comedy.

Brendan Rodgers spends extra time getting Liverpool's balance just right

Gazette Series: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers' defensive work has already paid off this season

11:30am Friday 28th August 2015

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers admits he has paid more attention to defensive matters this season but insists it will not compromise the team's attacking fluency.

BBC Two unveils four-part Barack Obama documentary

Gazette Series: BBC Two unveils four-part Barack Obama documentary

11:27am Friday 28th August 2015

The documentary, Obama, will tell the inside story of the US president’s greatest successes and failures.

Congratulations! Elementary star Lucy Liu is a new mum

Gazette Series: Congratulations! Elementary star Lucy Liu is a new mum

11:27am Friday 28th August 2015

The Charlie’s Angels actress has welcomed a baby son named Rockwell Lloyd.

US rapper Tyler, The Creator banned from the UK over 2009 lyrics

Gazette Series: US rapper Tyler, The Creator banned from the UK over 2009 lyrics

11:07am Friday 28th August 2015

The music star has attracted controversy over his explicit lyrics, which have drawn accusations of homophobia and misogyny.

US rapper Tyler banned from the UK over 2009 lyrics

Gazette Series: Tyler, The Creator was due to perform at the Leeds and Reading festivals (Rich Fury/Invision/AP)

11:05am Friday 28th August 2015

American rapper Tyler, The Creator has been banned from the UK by the Home Secretary.

Badger cull in Dorset condemned by animal rights campaigners

Gazette Series: Natural England has granted a four-year licence for badger culling in Dorset

11:05am Friday 28th August 2015

Animal rights campaigners have condemned a Government decision to extend badger culls to Dorset in a bid to control the spread of TB in cattle.

Dick Advocaat understands why Sunderland owner is hesitant in transfer market

Gazette Series: Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat understands chairman Ellis Short's reluctance to spend in the transfer window

11:01am Friday 28th August 2015

Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat says he understands owner Ellis Short's reluctance to enter the transfer market after receiving scant return on his investment over recent seasons.

Is Adele FINALLY ready to release her third album?

Gazette Series: See Adele transformed into George Michael to celebrate her birthday

10:58am Friday 28th August 2015

Adele is rumoured to be ready to unveil her third album to the world.

5 Seconds Of Summer release new EP and fans go crazy

Gazette Series: 5 Seconds Of Summer release new EP and fans go crazy

10:47am Friday 28th August 2015

The latest EP from the Australian four-piece has gone down a treat with their UK fans.

Son Heung-min vows to shine for Tottenham Hotspur fans

Gazette Series: Tottenham have signed Son Heung-min from Bayer Leverkusen

10:36am Friday 28th August 2015

New Tottenham signing Son Heung-min has vowed to light up White Hart Lane after agreeing a five-year deal with the north London club.

Briton faces jail over conspiring to import methamphetamine into US

Gazette Series: Scott Stammers was arrested in Thailand in September 2013

10:33am Friday 28th August 2015

A British man could face life in jail after pleading guilty to conspiring to import 100 kilos of North Korean-produced methamphetamine into the United States.

Briton now last survivor of wartime Great Escape after Aussie veteran dies

Gazette Series: Australian pilot Paul Royle who took part in the mass breakout from a German prisoner of war camp during the Second World War that is remembered as the Great Escape (Gordon Royle via AP)

10:33am Friday 28th August 2015

A British war veteran has become the last surviving member of the true story behind The Great Escape, following the death of Australian pilot Paul Royle.

Six teenagers held over cyber attacks

Gazette Series: The six were held over alleged "distributed denial of service" attacks

10:33am Friday 28th August 2015

Six teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of launching cyber attacks using a service created by a notorious hacking group which previously targeted Xbox and PlayStation networks.

275,000 payments held up by HSBC systems glitch

Gazette Series: Customers of HSBC have not received payments into their accounts because of problems with the Bacs system

10:31am Friday 28th August 2015

Around 275,000 payments likely to total hundreds of millions of pounds have been held up by a glitch in HSBC's systems.

Miley Cyrus has waded into Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift Twitter spat

Gazette Series: Miley Cyrus reveals her plans for the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards

11:17am Friday 28th August 2015

Miley has accused Nicki Minaj of not being very polite about the VMA nominations.

Roberto Martinez hails Bill Kenwright over John Stones transfer saga

Gazette Series: John Stones' transfer request was rejected on Thursday

10:11am Friday 28th August 2015

Everton chairman Bill Kenwright has been hailed by Roberto Martinez for maintaining a strong stance over Chelsea target John Stones.

Which Friends star has hired Ed Sheeran as their wedding singer?

Gazette Series: Which Friends star has hired Ed Sheeran as their wedding singer?

10:01am Friday 28th August 2015

The Thinking Out Loud singer introduced the Friends star and the guitarist and now they are engaged.

Celebrity Big Brother 2015: Bobby Davro and Janice Dickinson to enter the house

Gazette Series: Celebrity Big Brother 2015: Bobby Davro and Janice Dickinson to enter the house

11:17am Friday 28th August 2015

The British comedian and the US model will compete to rule the CBB house.

Can you name all the contestants pulling on their dancing shoes for Strictly Come Dancing?

Gazette Series: Can you name all the contestants pulling on their dancing shoes for Strictly Come Dancing?

9:20am Friday 28th August 2015

The full line up has finally been revealed, but how many “famous” faces do you actually recognise? Take our quiz and find out!

David Hasselhoff: I have no idea about Baywatch film role

Gazette Series: David Hasselhoff: I have no idea about Baywatch film role

9:10am Friday 28th August 2015

Zac Efron and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson are set to star in a big screen adaptation of the TV series that featured The Hoff as a beach lifeguard.

Chvrches singer Lauren Mayberry condemns online trolls

Gazette Series: Chvrches singer Lauren Mayberry condemns online trolls

8:40am Friday 28th August 2015

The singer has spoken out about the abuse she received over the band’s latest music video.

Motorist jailed over 'horny' girlfriend's crash death

Gazette Series: Minesh Parbat has been jailed for causing death by dangerous driving

8:06am Friday 28th August 2015

A motorist who became intimate in his car with his "horny" girlfriend moments before he crashed has been jailed for seven years for causing her death by dangerous driving.

Three arrests after car crashed into front garden and burst into flames

Gazette Series: The scene of a fatal car crash in Branton, near Doncaster

8:06am Friday 28th August 2015

Three people have been arrested in connection with a crash which left two people dead when a car ploughed into the front garden of a house.

Anjem Choudary faces New Year trial on Islamic State support charge

Gazette Series: Anjem Choudary is charged with encouraging support for Islamic State

8:06am Friday 28th August 2015

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary will go on trial in the New Year for allegedly encouraging support for Islamic State.

Shara Proctor sets British long jump record but settles for silver

Gazette Series: Shara Proctor became the first British woman to exceed seven metres in the long jump

7:16am Friday 28th August 2015

Shara Proctor became the first British woman to jump over seven metres as she landed long jump silver at the World Championships in Beijing.

Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'

Gazette Series: Sophie Lancaster was murdered because of her goth appearance

5:57am Friday 28th August 2015

Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm, say scientists.

Hi-tech plan to combat IS destruction of ancient sites

Gazette Series: Palmyra is listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site

3:27am Friday 28th August 2015

Archaeologists have launched a hi-tech initiative to combat the destruction of ancient sites in the Middle East by Islamic State (IS).

Shoreham crash probe police 'overwhelmed' by food donations

Gazette Series: Investigators continue to work at the scene of the crash on the A27 at Shoreham

1:34am Friday 28th August 2015

Police investigating the Shoreham air crash have thanked the public for its support after the force received an "overwhelming" amount of food donations.

Simon Cowell: The X Factor will win ratings war with Strictly Come Dancing

Gazette Series: Simon Cowell: The X Factor will win ratings war with Strictly Come Dancing

6:27am Friday 28th August 2015

The ITV show definitely holds the trump cards over its BBC rival, said the TV mogul.

X Factor 2015: Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has discovered Rita Ora's 'unique' skill - but what is it?

Gazette Series: X Factor 2015: What 'unique' skill has Cheryl Fernandez-Versini discovered about Rita Ora?

8:28am Friday 28th August 2015

The Crazy, Stupid Love singer has already picked up a new talent from Rita – her love of metaphors.

Thunderstorms to make bank holiday weekend a washout

Gazette Series: The worst congestion will be on Friday evening, the AA predicted

12:11am Friday 28th August 2015

Millions of Britons planning a bank holiday getaway should expect a "messy" weekend of weather, forecasters have warned, as rain and thunderstorms hit parts of the UK.

Fever warning over new meningitis vaccine for babies

Gazette Series: Babies will be given the new meningitis B vaccine from September 1

12:10am Friday 28th August 2015

Parents whose babies will be vaccinated against meningitis are being urged to buy paracetamol to stave off a fever linked to the jab.

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