Former Wolverhampton Wanderers and England goalkeeper Bert Williams has died, aged 93.

Starluck may follow Flat route to the Festival

Champion Hurdle candidate Starluck may have his final Cheltenham warm-up on the Flat after the loss of the Kingwell Hurdle, the last recognised big-race trial, at frozen Wincanton at the weekend. The grey's trainer, Alan Fleming, will learn today whether a replacement for the abandoned Grade Two contest will be staged at Kempton on Saturday, but may opt instead for a mile all-weather race at the Sunbury track the following Wednesday.

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Howard Jacobson: Comedians have their uses when you're feeling low in Wolverhampton

I wanted to express gratitude to someone whose comic gifts I admired

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Sex offenders 'granted taxi licences'

Criminals with convictions for offences including indecent assault and drug dealing are knowingly being granted taxi driver licences, an investigation claimed today.

Author collects debut award after 20-year wait for inspiration

Raphael Selbourne had started to write a novel twice in 20 years and abandoned the endeavour both times because he had “nothing to write”.

Farrelly modest after Master class

Jockey makes it a double in Sussex National after Plumpton beats the freeze

Man dies after nightclub shooting

A man has died in hospital and another victim is being treated for gunshot wounds after a shooting at a nightclub early today.

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106-year-old loses care home fight

A battle by one of Britain's oldest women to stop the closure of her council-run care home failed at the Court of Appeal today.

Women arrested in 'sham marriages' raids

Four Jamaican women were arrested today on suspicion of taking part in sham marriages, the UK Border Agency said.

Fallon rides on wave of warm welcome as comeback begins

Six-time champion jockey targets next season's title despite looking out of synch following drugs ban.

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