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Victims threaten to boycott Woolf inquiry into child abuse

published about 12 hours ago
Survivors of child abuse say they have no confidence in Lady Woolf as relationship with Lord and Lady Brittan is revealedPressure on Lady Woolf to step down as the new head of the government inquiry into child abuse has intensified after a lawyer representing almost 50 victims said a number would not participate because of their concern about how it was going to be run.The claims, by Alison Millar, a partner at Leigh Day solicitors, came as the leading organisation ... more

Brendan Rodgers defends goal-shy Mario Balotelli after Hull draw

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Mario was unlucky, says Liverpool manager Steve Bruce praises goalkeeper Eldin Jakupovic Match report: Liverpool 0-0 Hull CityMario Balotellis search for a first Premier League goal for Liverpool goes on after the striker played the whole match against Hull City and missed a couple of late chances in front of the Kop.Mario was unlucky not to get a goal, Brendan Rodgers said after the goalless draw. The Liverpool manager withdrew his misfiring striker after 45 minutes against Real Madrid in ... more

Leeds Uniteds Darko Milanic sacked after defeat by Wolves in sixth game

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Massimo Cellino says that fans deserve better results Neil Redfearn takes caretaker charge from MondayLeeds Uniteds controversial owner, Massimo Cellino, has apologised to fans after sacking his third manager in five months with the latest, Darko Milanic, lasting just 32 days in the job.Cellino famously dubbed the manager eater in Italy for sacking 36 Cagliari coaches in 20 years hired Milanic from Sturm Graz on 23 September as a replacement for Dave Hockaday, who was also dismissed after just six ... more

Strictly Come Dancing 2014: week five as it happens

published about 13 hours ago
After Bargain Hunts Tim Wonnacott danced his last, the 12 remaining couples compete. Join Heidi Stephens for all the action 6.09pm BST Pointless update: Julia (radio presenter, no idea) wasnt sure Azerbaijan was actually a proper county. Clearly not a Eurovision fan. 6.02pm BST John Sergeant on Pointless. Am having horrible Paso flashbacks. Ooh, AND Kelvin Mackenzie. My, Pointless, how you spoil us. 5.57pm BST Good evening, and welcome to the Strictly Come Dancing Week 5 liveblog! Last week Tim ... more

Jack Bruce: five songs that chart his journey through the 60s to Cream

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Here are five performances tracing the late Jack Bruces journey from 19-year-old upright bass player to part of rocks first supergroupJack Bruce, former Cream man, dies aged 71 Continue reading...