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Jamie Vardy committed to hard graft for his team as Leicester's star striker is happy to take a back seat in win over Manchester City

CHRIS WHEELER: Perhaps as much as any of the 18 goals Jamie Vardy has scored this season, the striker's work in tracking back for his team sums up what makes his so special.
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Manchester City 1-3 Leicester City PLAYER RATINGS: Robert Huth masterclass as Pablo Zabaleta endures a torrid time

Leicester City extended their lead at the top of the Premier League table to six points after beating Manchester City 3-1 at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.
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Riyad Mahrez shows why he is a Player of the Year front runner with an assist and goal against Manchester City... the Leicester winger is unstoppable on his day

Riyad Mahrez cost only £400,000 but has been directly involved in the most Premier League goals this season and had an immediate impact in both halves at the Etihad Stadium.
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Manchester City 1-3 Leicester City: Stunning Riyad Mahrez strike helps sink sorry City as Foxes take another step towards the title

ROB DRAPER AT THE ETIHAD STADIUM: There is seemingly no end to this fairy tale. What conventional wisdom deemed impossible, is unfolding in front of us.
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Rory McIlroy eight shots off the lead as Dubai Desert Classic defence slips away while Danny Willett takes one-shot lead

DEREK LAWRENSON IN DUBAI: Danny Willett and Andy Sullivan were left empty-handed when Rory McIlroy produced his heroics in Dubai at the DP World Tour Championship last November. 
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Carmen Jorda is the Renault hopeful who is looking for her shot in the F1... but have her employers really noticed something special in her or is this simply a PR exercise?

MATT MORLIDGE: One of the few constants from Lotus is Carmen Jorda, the 27-year-old Spaniard who began life as a development driver last year. But can she really make it in the sport?
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Liverpool FC 0-0 Sunderland LIVE score: Plus Tottenham 0-0 Watford and the rest of the Barclays Premier League action

Saturday sees six 3pm kick-offs in the Barclays Premier League as Sunderland travel to Liverpool and Watford make the trip to Tottenham. Follow all the action live here.
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Jurgen Klopp to miss Liverpool clash against Sunderland with suspected appendicitis

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will miss Saturday's game against Sunderland at Anfield after suffering from appendicitis.
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The OTHER killer disease in Zika mosquitos: Guillain-Barré syndrome

As scientists continue to investigate the link between the Zika virus and microcephaly, concerns remain that the mosquito-borne threat may cause another deadly condition which can affect anyone.
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Manchester United defender Chris Smalling: Pep Guardiola to City? We're not bothered 

Manchester United defender Chris Smalling has said the Old Trafford dressing-room isn't fussed by Pep Guardiola taking over at rivals Manchester City.
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Syrian Foreign Minister threatens to send foreign ground troops home in COFFINS and warns against ‘act of aggression’ as Bahrain joins Saudi Arabia in pledging to send troops into warzone as part of a coalition 

The Syrian Foreign Minister has warned that any foreign ground troops who enter the warzone without official approval would be sent home to their countries 'in coffins.'
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Gina Lollobrigida, 88, taught her toyboy boyfriend accused of marrying her in a fake wedding to say 'let's f***' in Italian, he says as he rubbishes her claims they never had sex

Javier Rigau, 54, who is on trial in Rome accused of tricking Gina Lollobrigida into marriage, said the first words the 88-year-old taught him in Italian translated as: 'Let's be together. Let's f***'.
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Sister of Pc David Rathband is prepared to go to prison if she has to pay £250,000 legal costs after losing a claim against police over his shooting by Raoul Moat 

Pc Rathband, who later killed himself after spiralling into despair, was attacked by Raoul Moat in Newcastle minutes after the murderer had phoned 999 to say he was hunting for police.
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Is this proof of a Spanish YETI?

Spanish ski resort bosses have combed part of the tourist spot after a skier posted the image appearing to show an abominable snowman in Formigal in Spain.
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Death in Bucharest of 'perfect English eccentric' and gay rights activist David St Vincent

David St Vincent (pictured) was found in his Bucharest apartment nearly a month ago and police original thought it was due to natural causes, but are now treating the death as suspicious.
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Julian Assange's 'rape victim' blasts UN ruling as 'offensive'

Julian Assange's alleged rape victim has criticised the UN for ruling the WikiLeaks founder has been illegally detained, saying she wants 'vindication' and called for him to 'take responsibility'.
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Brazil's Rio carnival of dancing and wild costumes gets underway despite Zika fears

Mayor Eduardo Paes handed a big golden key to Rio's carnival ceremonial King Momo, who promised a spectacular show.
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Stuart Pearce's debut for Longford AFC dubbed 'the worst football club in England' postponed due to a waterlogged pitch

England legend Stuart Pearce's debut for a non-league side dubbed the worst in England has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. He was due to play on Saturday against Smiths Athletic.
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Iraqi migrant raped a 10-year-old boy at a swimming pool in Vienna

The migrant, 20, arrived in Austria via the Balkans in September, and after being arrested at the Resienbad pool (pictured), he told police he couldn't help himself as he had not had sex since arriving.
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Danniella Westbrook's ex Tom Richards charged for 'threatening behaviour'

Daniella Westbrook's ex-fiance Tom Richards has been released on bail after allegedly using threatening words and behaviour towards her. Tom, 26, was held at an station on Tuesday.
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Pep Guardiola is 'the very, very best', says Eddie Howe, as Bournemouth boss admits 'I've watched him on the internet'  

Eddie Howe says the Premier League will be a better competition after Pep Guardiola's arrival at Manchester City, and admits he's tried to learn from watching the Bayern boss on the internet.
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Megan McKenna fails to give CBB's Scotty T affection

On Friday evening as Scotty T was crowned the winner of the series, Megan McKenna failed to show the Geordie Shore star any affection when they were finally reunited.
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Manchester City 1-3 Leicester PREMIER LEAGUE REPORT: Robert Huth and Riyad Mahrez send Leicester six points clear

The Barclays Premier League's top two collide in a clash at the Etihad Stadium that could decide where the title will end up as Manchester City and Leicester lock horns on Saturday.
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Real Madrid eye Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski and could make him the second highest earner at the club behind Cristiano Ronaldo

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST: Robert Lewandowski Real Madrid target, but will demand wages that would make him their second highest paid player behind Cristiano Ronaldo.
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Bella Hadid does military chic in camouflage dress on date with The Weeknd

The 19-year-old model looked incredible in a camouflage print minidress as she dined out with her singer beau at Craigs restaurant in West Hollywood on Friday.
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Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet vows to get 'nasty' against opposition players

Simon Mignolet has been criticised throughout this season of failing to command his penalty area as Liverpool's form continues to stutter in all competitions.
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George Thomson convicted of murdering a 14-year-old love rival Jordan Watson

Jordan Watson was found with serious injuries to his head and neck after being lured to the cemetery in Carlisle, Cumbria, in June last year. George Thomson, 19, (pictured) was found guilty of murder.
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Ringleader of gang who raped a schoolgirl in Yorkshire 'has fled to Bangladesh' 

The alleged ringleader (pictured) of a gang who repeatedly raped a vulnerable 13-year-old schoolgirl in Yorkshire is believed to have fled abroad to Bangladesh before being sentenced.
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Mother fails in bid to make Middle Eastern royal pay £800k maintenance

Mr Justice Bodey said he ranks 'pretty clearly among the super-rich' and seems to move 'naturally within a world of opulence', but rejected her claims at the High Court, London.
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Too fat to work couple Stephen and Michelle Beer are back together - and EXERCISING

Plymouth couple Stephen and Michelle Beer, who hit the headlines when they appeared on the Channel 5 show 'Too Fat to Work' last year, both failed lie detector tests when asked if they had been unfaithful.
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Jamie Vardy is a threat but he's no 'killer' like Sergio Aguero, Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart gears up for key clash 

Joe Hart understands the damage Jamie Vardy can inflict on any team but insists that Sergio Aguero is more lethal in front of goal. Aguero is five goals behind Premier League top scorer Vardy on 18.
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New map of Britain shows where all our favourite TV shows were filmed

When Tim Ritz was asked by his wife, Kolleen, where Hastings, the setting for ITV's 1940s drama Foyle's War was, he drew a map on a post-it note.
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School deputy headteacher Roger Caffrey lessons is jailed for rape of young girls

Former Nottingham teacher Roger Caffrey, 70, from Orkney, would trap young girls in his store cupboard before abusing them. He preyed on a number of young girls during the 1980s.
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Danniella Westbrook hugs son Kai Jenkins at CBB final

She went on Celebrity Big Brother to make her children proud. And it seems her stint in the most famous house in Britain did just that for Danniella Westbrook, 42, as she was greeted by her son.
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Pixie Lott looking ladylike in printed midi skirt and black polo neck jumper

The chart star looked effortlessly chic as she slipped into a printed midi skirt and a plain black top for her night spent at the theatre in the capital's West End district on Friday.
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Neymar to Manchester City? Pep Guardiola wants Barcelona superstar to be his first major signing when he arrives at Etihad 

With Lionel Messi considered unrealistic – partly due to his strained relationship with Pep Guardiola towards the end of his time at the Nou Camp – attention has turned to Neymar.
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Diego Costa pushes his luck but he hasn't been sent off in 147 games! The Chelsea striker's attitude is fitting for the fixture as he faces Manchester United for the first time

KIERAN GILL - THE NUMBERS GAME: For all Diego Costa's clashes and confrontations, the combative Chelsea striker is not a red card waiting to happen. His record speaks for itself.
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South Africa vs England SCORECARD LIVE: Follow the second ODI in Port Elizabeth

Eoin Morgan's rapidly-improving England face South Africa in the second of five One-Day Internationals in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. South Africa won the toss and elected to bat first.
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Mumbai Indians splash the cash on Jos Buttler in IPL auction to tune of £385,000

England's Jos Buttler will play for Mumbai Indians after being bought for £385,000, while Australia's Shane Watson attracted the highest bid at the Indian Premier League auction at £950,000.
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Cindy Crawford recreates 1992 Super Bowl Pepsi ad and James Corden tags along

The 49-year-old donned her Daisy Dukes with The Late Late show host to recreate her 1992 Pepsi Super Bowl commercial. The supermodel shared a peek on her Instagram Thursday.
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Denver Broncos keen to make 'Papa' Wade Phillips proud ahead of Super Bowl 50 

PETER CARLINE: Wade Phillips, the laid-back 68-year-old has a Texan drawl, seldom shouts, but when he is angry his players know about it.
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Ellie Goulding takes to the stage in leather hot-pants in Barcelona

She is hardly the shy and retiring type. So fans of Ellie Gouldig were surely not surprised when she put on a leggy display at her latest live show on Friday night.
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Vladimir Putin is grooming Alexei Dyumin become future Russian president

Deputy defence minister Alexei Dyumin, 43, was this week handed the job of governor of Tula region, as previously unknown details of his ‘courage’ were suddenly leaked to the media.
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State schools grow in popularity among wealthy parents

State schools have become more attractive to wealthy parents in comparison to 30 years ago, according to the editor-in-chief of the Good Schools Guide.
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Litter-strewn streets heighten expectations of violence and vandalism

The authors urge local authorities to treat litter as a more urgent priority and say they could save millions of pounds by simply investing in the area.
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Michael Moore hospitalized with pneumonia for a week in New York ICU

Things 'didn't look good' when Moore was admitted in a New York ICU on Sunday night. He credited 'good doctors, decent hospital food and 2nd-term Obamacare' for his recovery.
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How giving up alcohol for one month banished Helen McGinn's wrinkles  

Wine critic Helen McGinn has given up alcohol for a month and as a result the wrinkles around her eyes reduced by up to 12 per cent in length and depth.
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Ferrari 335 S Spider Scaglietti sells at auction to unknown buyer for £25M

An auction room applauded a classic Ferrari after it sold for almost £25 million to become the world's most expensive car.
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Young women prompt huge surge in Women's Institute's popularity

The Women's Institute, once famous for its jam and knitting, is now attracting a new breed of young, urban women who do yoga (file photo) and hold their meetings in the pub
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Dorset woman may lose her £355,000 home in Dorchester

Joy Williams (pictured), 69, faces losing her well kept three bedroom bungalow in Dorchester, Dorset, because the man she lived with for 18 years never divorced his wife and never updated his will