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Prince George of England starts school

Britain’s Prince George, the great-grandson of Queen Elizabeth and third-in-line to the throne, started school on Thursday, but without his pregnant mother Kate to support him because she is suffering from morning sickness.

Nigeria luring England’s Tammy Abraham

Nigeria are hoping to persuade Swansea City teenager Tammy Abraham to play for the Super Eagles rather than England. On loan from Chelsea, the striker was born in London but can play for Nigeria through his father.

Transfer window to shut before start of season in England

Premier League clubs have voted to close next summer's transfer window before the season starts. Managers have complained that the ability for players to move when the season is under way causes disruption to their squads and preparations.

Rooney retires from international football

England's all-time leading goalscorer Wayne Rooney has retired from international football after turning down the chance to be part of the squad for next month's World Cup qualifiers.

British American Tobacco under investigation

UK tobacco firm British American Tobacco (BAT) says it is under official investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) over allegations it paid bribes in East Africa. The allegations were first made in a BBC Panorama programme in 2015.…

Manchester United sign Matic from Chelsea

Manchester United have completed the signing of Nemanja Matic from Chelsea for £40m on a three-year deal. Matic, 28, becomes United's third summer buy, following £31m defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica and £75m striker Romelu Lukaku from…

Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante wins PFA Player of the Year

The Chelsea midfielder, 26, beat Eden Hazard, Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Alexis Sanchez in the vote by his fellow players. Tottenham's Dele Alli won the young player prize for the second successive year. Manchester…

Former England defender, Ugo Ehiogu dies

Former England and Aston Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu has died at the age of 44 after suffering a cardiac arrest at Tottenham's training centre on Thursday. A Spurs statement said Ehiogu died in hospital in the early hours of Friday. Ehiogu,…

Ghanaian named new editor of British Vogue

British Vogue has confirmed Edward Enninful as its first male editor. Enninful, who has previously worked for Italian and American Vogue, will take over from Alexandra Shulman, who announced her departure in January. Condé Nast…