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 Ryan Sessegnon celebrates scoring his side’s  opener against Wolves this week. For all  the Fulham player’s maturity,  it is worth bearing in mind he is still a teenage boy. Photograph: Mark Kerton/PA Wire

Two Saturdays, two prodigies: last weekend you could feel the buzz on Fulham Palace Road as 23,000 gathered in west London for Fulham versus Wolves at(...)

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It is a damp, grey morning in south London and I am outdoors, still half asleep. The wind cuts like a knife and all I am wearing is shorts, tights an(...)

 Sunderland mascot Bradley Lowery with former player Jermain Defoe. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Bradley Lowery, the football mascot whose plight touched thousands of people has died after a battle with a rare cancer, his family said. The six-yea(...)

Police in Britain and the Health and Safety Executive are investigating the death of a female parachutist. Photograph: Getty

An inquiry has been launched after a parachutist died when her parachute failed to open and she fell on to a parked car, police have said. A witness (...)

“I felt beyond privileged to be experiencing something I didn’t even know existed.” Elena Narinskaya in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Being able to speak Russian only was never enough for Elena Narinskaya. Even after learning English at school, the Russian academic felt a desire to (...)

A long-delayed inquest into the death of murdered schoolgirl Arlene Arkinson began on Monday, nine years after it was ordered.

The prime suspect in the case of murdered teenager Arlene Arkinson posed an extreme danger to vulnerable girls, a coroners’ court has been told. Conv(...)

Dylan Bowe, Diarmaid Gallagher, Aoife Keegan and Orla Fallon of Magh Éne, Bundoran, Co Donegal, holding up white boards to show their knowledge of the subject. Photograph: James Connolly

The first thing that strikes you is the classroom. There are no symmetrical lines of desks facing a whiteboard. Instead, there are small pods of four(...)

Crash number 100: A man in the US set up a camera pointing at this bridge in North Carolina. Photograph: yovo68/YouTube

In 2008, a man named Jürgen Henn set up a camera pointing at a bridge in the city of Durham in North Carolina, thinking he might record a crash. On D(...)

Dermot Desmond: sure to have himself a white Christmas if he chooses to spend the festive season at his registered address in an apartment at Crans-Montana, Switzerland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dermot Desmond, a hotel owner and former stockbroker, must be chuffed with himself after his Daon biometrics company landed a major contract with Atom(...)

A police tent at the graveyard in Metal Bridge, County Durham as police and forensic investigations take place after a grave was disturbed. Photograph: Tom Wilkinson/PA Wire

The skulls of two 16-year-olds have been removed from a family grave in an escalating feud between travelling families, police said. A graveyard in Me(...)

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