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  • Mauricio Pochettino 'feeling the same' about White Hart Lane farewell as he did at Espanyol 20 years ago

    When Espanyol finished their last match at the Sarria, their ground for 74 years, there were children swarming on the pitch for mementos and adults in tears in the stands. Mauricio Pochettino remembers the scene very well. 20 years on Pochettino is managing a team saying their own long farewell to their old home.

  • Revealed: More people now think Brexit is wrong than right for first time since EU referendum

    The poll, published in the Times, found 89 per cent of remain voters still think leaving the EU is the wrong decision, while 85 per cent of leave voters still back quitting. It comes as Theresa May held "constructive" talks with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker on the Brexit process. The Prime Minister hosted Mr Juncker and Brussels' chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier for a working dinner in Number 10 ahead of a summit on Saturday where the leaders of the 27 other EU countries will consider their approach to the talks on the UK's withdrawal.

  • When is Pippa Middleton's wedding, where is it and who is on the guest list?

    When is Pippa Middleton's wedding? The Duchess of Cambridge's younger sister Pippa Middleton, 33, is just weeks away from marrying hedge fund manager James Matthews, 41. They are due to tie the knot on Saturday, May 20. Pippa and James will wed at St Mark’s Church in Englefield, Berkshire, just six miles from the quaint village of Bucklebury where the bride grew up with elder sister Catherine and younger brother James.

  • Whitehall incident: Westminster attack foiled after terror suspect's family reportedly tipped off police 

    A suspected jihadist carrying a rucksack packed with knives was thought to be heading towards Downing Street when he was dramatically arrested by armed police, according to security sources. The ‘lone wolf’ suspect had been under close surveillance when counter-terrorism officers ordered his immediate detention as he came within 300 yards of the gates of the Prime Minister’s residence. It is understood that the suspect’s family had become concerned about his behaviour and reported him to the authorities several weeks ago.

  • Born to kill? How to spot a psychopath

    There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. Professor Robert Hare is a criminal psychologist, and the creator of the PCL-R, a psychological assessment used to determine whether someone is a psychopath. For decades, he has studied people with psychopathy, and worked with them, in prisons and elsewhere.

  • Foreign investors back Brexit Britain

    Britain is the number one destination in Europe for foreign direct investment, according to figures that revealed a surge in inflows to levels not seen since before the financial crisis. In a vote of confidence in Brexit Britain, UK FDI inflows soared to $253.7bn (£197bn) in 2016, up from £33bn the previous year, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The figures also showed the UK drove the bulk of the 17pc increase in FDI inflows to the European Union.

  • Cassini spacecraft finds possibility of alien life, then runs out of fuel

    Could there be life in our own solar system? This is the question posed by the discovery of hydrogen gas erupting in plumes from Saturn’s moon Enceladus, indicating the likely existence of an energy supply for microbial life. The presence of hydrogen, detected by the Cassini spacecraft and announced by Nasa on Thursday, is seen as tantalising evidence that in the ocean beneath the moon’s icy surface chemical reactions are taking place that are strikingly similar to those that occur at hydrothermal vents on the Earth’s ocean floors.