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Lord Sugar's 'racist' tweet likens Senegal World Cup squad to beach sellers

Lord Alan Sugar was at the centre of a racism storm today after he uploaded an image of the Senegal World Cup squad likening them to beach sellers. The 71-year-old Apprentice host posted the image this morning and sparked fury from his followers who accused him of being racist. The tweet, posted at 10.39am, included an image of the Senegal squad on the pitch, with the words: 'I recognise some of these guys from the beach in Marbella. Multi tasking resourceful chaps.' Some 23 minutes later, the post was deleted - and Lord Sugar said: 'Just been reading the reaction to my funny tweet about the guy on the beach in Marbella . Seems it has been interpreted in the wrong way as offensive by a few people. Frankly I can’t see that I think it's funny. But I will pull it down if you insist.'

Doctor keeps job after crash left teenager paralysed

Dr David Rawaf (pictured, left) from Surrey faced being struck off after he accelerated at traffic lights and crashed, leaving a teenager paralysed, but has been researching ways to help her walk. Rawaf's BMW (pictured, right, after the crash) hit trees and two lamp posts, leaving the medic with minor injuries. After Rawaf (inset) avoided jail with a 16-month sentence suspended for two years, the doctor gave up a job opportunity in the US to stay in the UK and spend time with the victim, with a Manchester hearing being told he has visits her almost every day.

Cifas, set up to combat fraud, and Forensic Pathways, which provides software for criminal investigations, say fraudsters are now regularly posting stolen information on forums.

An inquest was told that a 'cuboid' piece of meat was found fixed between the vocal cords and air passages of Daniel Scott, of Joiners Court, Kent. His family has paid tribute to the 'devoted father'.

Kimberley Miners on how ISIS recruiter brainwashed her on Facebook

Glamour model Kimberley Miners, 29, (main picture) from London, claims she embarked on an online affair with British ISIS recruiter Naweed Hussain and almost ended up in Syria as his wife. Hussain’s fiancée was Britain's youngest female ISIS terrorist Safaa Boular, 18, who was the head of the UK's first all-female terror cell and planned a grenade and gun attack on the British Museum with the help of her mother and sister. Miss Miners, a former topless model, said she was groomed to become the next 'White Widow' and follow in the footsteps of Sally Jones, a British mother of one who was killed in a US airstrike on the convoy she was travelling with in June 2017. In stark contrast to the glamour shots of her past Miss Miners (right in 2016) posted a picture of herself in a full face veil at the height of her self-confessed obsession with Hussain and Islam (top right). But she was arrested by anti-terror police last year after they discovered correspondence between her and Hussain (left) which included a bomb-making manual. She said: ‘It's embarrassing now but I liked the attention. I'd been so lonely. Now I felt I finally belonged’.

Rebecca Poulson and her partner, from Leicestershire, was among the hundreds stranded at Birmingham Airport on Saturday (pictured) after a their flight was delayed by 30 hours.

Becky Tyler, from Crawley in West Sussex, was born starved of oxygen at East Surrey Hospital in 2002. Her umbilical cord was wrapped around her neck and body and she needed resuscitation.


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British twin sisters are convicted of attacking a policewoman

Pictured: Alena and Sasha Parker, 37, fiercely protested their innocence when they were arrested outside a luxury hotel in the Gulf state in August last year. The incident began after paramedics tried to help Alena Parker who had hurt her hand after leaving a drinks reception at a hotel in the upmarket Al Barsha district on 4 August, 2017, the judge was told.

Graffiti community pays tribute to victims killed by train in London 

Harrison Scott-Hood, 23, (pictured left with his art agent mother) who was known as 'Lover' in the graffiti community, travelled to Loughborough Junction, south London, from Muswell Hill in the north of the capital but died after being struck by a train at night. The privately-educated fine art student, whose mother Susie is a successful painter and art agent, was found dead alongside 19-year-old Alberto Fresneda Carrasco (right, top left), who was known as Trip and also lived in north London. The final victim was 23-year-old Jack Gilbert (right, top right), nicknamed K-Bag, and all three friends are believed to have been hit by an out of service passenger train shortly after 1am as they painted on walls in south London (bottom right) after dark. Mr Scott-Hood's parents Susie and Perry said today: 'We are completely heartbroken by the loss of our only son, Harrison. He was the love of our life, a kind and beautiful young man and we were beyond broken by this news'.

Ministers have been told that freezing the tax-free allowance at £12,500 and the point at which the higher rate kicks in at £50,000 would raise billions of pounds from 2020.

Richard Branson’s Virgin private health firm sued the NHS after losing an £82million contract. Virgin Care claimed there were ‘serious flaws in the procurement process’ and won a settlement.

Exam board Eduqas has admitted making a mistake on an A-Level French exam which left students bewildered on Tuesday. Pupils said two years of hard work were 'ruined' by the 'impossible question'.

Swiss scientists have developed specialized kidney cells that release insulin when caffeine is detected. Someday, these could allow diabetics to control their blood sugar with cups of coffee.

Sebastian Trabucatti has been found guilty of manslaughter over the one-punch death of Archie Lloyd, who died in August 2015 in Malia. However, the model will not be jailed.

Which? says companies that produce cereals, porridge and granola use various portion sizes, and sometimes include the impact of adding milk.

More than 500 strange carved balls from the Stone Age have been found in northeast Scotland, the Orkney Islands, England, Ireland and one in Norway.

The three-time grand slam champion played his first competitive match since SW19 last year - 342 days ago - and put in a spirited display in going down to a three-set defeat to Nick Kyrgios at Queen's Club.

One haul handed in to West Midlands police in just a three-week period included a .44 Magnum revolver, 20 shotguns, a Winchester Repeater rifle as well a Second World War flare gun.

Why HAS Britain given £1bn foreign aid to a brutal African regime?

To his opponents Paul Kagame (left) is a butcher and a war criminal who runs a brutal one-party state. He was credited with ending the genocide (right, bones excavated from mass graves) that saw almost one million people die during a 100-day orgy of violence against his own Tutsi tribe and moderate Hutus by rival Hutu extremists. But according to a UN report, after the civil war he sent his men on a psychopathic pogrom against the Hutus. Now, the world will be hearing more of this dictator following the announcement that Arsenal, one of the world’s most famous football clubs, has struck a deal to market his country on their shirts (inset, Kagame with former Arsenal star Tony Adams) with global television audiences of hundreds of millions.

Lifesaving moment police drone spots man, 75, who had been stuck in mud up to his armpits for 20 hours after becoming separated from friends in marsh

Drone footage has captured the moment a 75-year-old was found in a marsh following a desperate overnight search and rescue operation. Some 50 people took part in a huge search to find Peter Pugh after he was reported missing when he vanished during an evening walk with friends in Norfolk. Police have now released footage of the moment a drone spotted Mr Pugh in the 420-acre Titchwell Marsh, suffering hypothermia.

Thermal imaging camera footage was played to the retired judge leading the inquiry in the disaster today as he was told about how the west London tower block fire started.

Lee Anthony Sweet (pictured) has been jailed at Plymouth Crown Court after he shook Ruben Sweet-Harris, causing the infant 'catastrophic' brain injuries.

The Office for National Statistics found just a small proportion of construction workers are from the EU - but the figure is far higher in London where they make up 28% of the industry.

PT Barnum and other circus act photos from early 20th century up for auction

Rare photos of curiosities, along with circus programmes, feature in a scrapbook which a circus enthusiast compiled more than 100 years ago. Pictured left: 'Uranus', a 7ft 3in German giant whose real name was Jakob Nacken; top right, a man balances sharp knives on his face; centre bottom, Alfred Langevin, and his eyeball smoking feat; bottom right, a now politically incorrect 'fat lady'.

The Queen's nephew the Earl of Snowdon (pictured) - who is 19th in line to the throne - is one of 19 candidates contesting an election for a seat on the red benches of the House of Lords.

Priyamvada Gopal, 49, said earlier today she will no longer supervise students from King's College because of  'consistently racist profiling and aggression by porters'.

Paul Burrell (pictured) said that the royal family has the 'biggest PR machine in the world' but still doesn't look after 'outsiders' following Thomas Markle's bombshell interview.

Southgate station explosion: At least five people injured in blast

Two people have been hospitalised after an explosion at Southgate Tube station in Enfield, North London. Police rushed to the scene just after 7pm last night as dozens fled in panic. The Metropolitan Police said they believed the cause of the blast to be the result of a ‘battery short circuit’. A spokesman for the Met told MailOnline the force was investigating what caused the battery - part of a power drill - to explode. Three people were treated for injuries with two taken to hospital. Witnesses described a strong smell of ‘burning rubber’. Student Haluk Oskan, 26, said: 'I was at Southgate station when this commotion started. I could smell burning and saw multiple people hurrying for the exits. The station staff were scurrying around inside and people were rushing out of the exit.’ The underground station (pictured), which is on the Piccadilly Line, has been completely closed off with nearby homes and restaurants evacuated while police investigate. Top left: Stretchers are seen outside the station. Bottom left: Emergency services at the scene.

Lee Okrasa, 38, from Sheffield, died while on holiday with his friends at the Spanish resort on Sunday, though it is not yet clear how he was killed. Friends have paid tribute to him online.

The Chancellor is said to have drawn a red line at a bad-tempered Cabinet meeting, dismissing the idea that the 'taps were going to be turned on'.

Head of comedy Shane Allen said shows like Monty Python (pictured) would not get on the BBC today because the days of ‘Oxbridge white bloke’s’ comedy are in the past and diversity is needed.

E.ON is increasing its standard variable electricity and gas prices by an average of 4.8% for customers taking both fuels, 6.2% for electricity-only customers and 3.3% for gas-only customers.

The 23-year-old had been rushed to a south London hospital in a critical condition on June 11 after he received stab injuries during 'a fight' but police said he has died from his injuries.

Country mansion with its own runway and hangar goes up for sale for £1.75m

Located between the beautiful Exmoor and Dartmoor national parks is this unique lifestyle property – that comes with its own 300-metre-long light aircraft runway and hangar. This building and runway was created by Woodscombe Farm’s current owner and is used under a 28-day annual license. 'While you may have the budget for a Boeing 747, the hangar would only be suitable for certain light aircraft and is also used for storing a helicopter,' said a spokesman for agent Seddons in Tiverton.

David Boswell, who was the Conservative mayor of Pembroke, West Wales, was found guilty of raping a young girl and three indecent assaults against her and another victim.

Charlotte Caldwell is the sole director of Billy’s Bud Ltd – named after her 12-year-old son, who was given the first ever NHS prescription to treat his epilepsy.

Forgotten Burmese WWII heroes who put their lives on the line fighting for Britain are being tracked down by a charity so they can be thanked before they die. Many are living in poverty ignored by Britain.

Researchers from the University of East Anglia found that 17 per cent of e-cigarette users once enjoyed smoking and had to intention of quitting after just trying an e-cigarette 'on a whim'.

A new blueprint has been created to help doctors take care of one million UK dementia patients. However, charities warned warned funding is urgently needed as more and more are diagnosed.

Harry Kane is a football hero England can be proud of

Harry Kane (left during the ice-bath chat with Craig Mitch), who scored twice in the 2-1 win on Monday, handed all the credit to his team-mates, praising their ‘togetherness’ and the ‘great bond’ that had developed between them. Such magnanimity is fast becoming a hallmark of the admirable citizen Kane, who won’t turn 25 until July 28th, making him England’s youngest ever World Cup skipper. When it comes to romance, Harry is strictly a one-woman man. In his teens, he began dating Kate Goodland (top right his proposal, bottom right together at an awards ceremony), an apple-cheeked fitness instructor whom he has known since primary school, and says he could never countenance going out with a lingerie model or C-list celeb. On Instagram yesterday she dubbed Kane her ‘King’ and said, ‘Gutted Ivy and I can’t be there! But watching from home! We [love] you!’ She also shared an image of Ivy in an England shirt (inset) with Kane’s shirt number, 9, on the back, with the caption ‘Let’s go Daddy!! #worldcup2018’

Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has defied a ban to attend World Cup matches and arrived in Moscow at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin.

CHARLES SALE - SPORTS AGENDA: Gabby Logan was interviewing Jordan Henderson straight after England’s win against Tunisia when she made the serious blunder.

Moscow is running out of booze in some pubs and bars as football fans guzzle cheap booze while they watch the World Cup in Russia. Bars are rushing to be replenished but many face delays.

House prices in some London boroughs, including Hackney and Waltham Forest have jumped more than 300 per cent since the year 2000. Other parts of the country have also seen a big rise.

Britons were bombarded with 3.9 billion nuisance phone calls and text messages last year — the equivalent of 7,420 every minute, according to watchdog Ofcom.

Nikki Haley pulls US out of 'cesspool' UN Human Rights Council

Donald Trump's administration pulled the United States out of the United Nations Human Rights Council Tuesday, attacking the body as 'not worthy of its name'. Nikki Haley, Trump's U.N. ambassador, launched the broadside at the State Department, flanked by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, where she accused it of 'chronic bias against Israel'. The announcement came just a day after the U.N. human rights chief, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, denounced the Trump administration for separating migrant children from their parents. 

Faux German heiress turns down plea deal and will go to trial

Anna Sorokin, 26, appeared in court in Manhattan on Tuesday (left and right) on grand larceny charges.  She was prepared to take a plea deal which would have seen her go to jail but only if it meant she would spend three years behind bars at most. It is not clear what deal prosecutors offered her but the prison term was not short enough and she turned it down. Now, she faces up to 15 years in prison. Sorokin posed as Anna Delvey, the heiress daughter of a fictitious billionaire Russian magnate and used the persona to dupe elite circles in Manhattan  from around 2013 until January this year. She is seen inset in 2013 at a party.

Guatemalan asylum-seeker sues Trump admin for taking her son

A Guatemalan asylum-seeker sued the Trump administration on Tuesday for 'forcibly' separating her from her seven-year-old son after they crossed the border in May. Beata Mariana de Jesus Mejia-Mejia was never indicted for illegally entering the country, but officials won't tell where her son Darwin is, according to her lawsuit filed Tuesday in Federal District Court in Washington, D.C. against 6 federal agencies and 10 senior officials. Mejia-Mejia's lawsuit is believed to be the first to challenge the government's removal of a specific child from a parent in the course of upholding federal immigration law. It opens up a new legal front in what has become an all-out battle with the White House on one side and a combination of Democratic lawmakers and immigration activists on the other. In the suit she describes a heart-wrenching scene when uniformed agents entered her holding cell and took away the boy, who screamed for his mother. Mejia-Mejia and her son entered the U.S. near San Luis, Arizona on approximately May 19 and turned herself in to U.S. Border Patrol agents, requesting asylum because of spousal abuse at the hands of a violently alcoholic husband who she says threatened to kill her.

Vanguard High School on the Upper East Side was having their graduation Tuesday morning when a bomb threat was called in to the school.

In a company-wide email, Musk wrote the employee admitted his acts, and that he said he had carried out this sabotage as payback after being passed over for a position at the California company.

Commuters were hit with long delays after the crash between the M4 and Great Western Highway, in Minchinbury, this morning.

Danney Williams, 32, has slammed former president Bill Clinton on Twitter for showing compassion for the immigrant children separated from their families at the border, but abandoning him.

The Amazon founder is already worth $40billion more than he was just last year. Amazon hit the top 10 in the Fortune 500 list for the first time, nabbing the eighth spot with a revenue of $177billion.

In the clip, filmed by International Animal Rescue, workers can be seen removing the thick iron bars outside a small room at the zoo in Echmiadzin, Armenia, where the bear is lying.