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Hockey: England women beat Euro champions Germany

England's women have gone through to the quarter-finals of the World League Final in Argentina in second place in their group behind the Netherlands after beating European champions Germany 3-1.

The pregnant Italian woman who was visiting the UK for work, had her baby forcibly removed by caesarean section because she had suffered from mental ill health

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Sheep in the hills above Glenarm in Co Antrim, as the first snowfall of the season covered northern parts of the county last month

UK weather: Met Office issues snow and sleet warning as cold front brings Arctic winds and icy conditions

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Hockey: England hit by two late goals in agonising defeat

England conceded two late goals to slip to a 3-2 defeat to the Netherlands in their Argentina Hockey World League Pool A match.

Forced C-section was ‘the stuff of nightmares’: Social Services condemned for forcibly removing unborn child from woman

Social services obtained a court order because the mother had suffered a mental breakdown

The Outsider, By Jonathan Wilson - Paperback review

The “Outsider” here refers to literature’s most famous goalie Albert Camus, and that is characteristic of the tone of this erudite study of the role of the goalkeeper in football; Wilson also references Nabokov, Julian Barnes and Peter Handke.

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