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British astronaut Tim Peake says he's "definitely ready" for his first space flight, finally fulfilling a childhood ambition after two and a half years of intensive training. The former military test-pilot has just passed his final practical exams and is due to blast off to the International Space Station on 15 December. Along with Russian commander Yuri Malenchenko and...

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German carmaker Opel plans to cut its workers' hours this year because it expects Brexit to hurt its UK sales. A spokesman for Opel said about 5,000 workers at its Ruesselsheim and Eisenach factories would be affected. Opel is owned by US car giant GM. The pound has weakened against the dollar and euro since the UK's 23...

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Hours after the attempted coup began, Turkey's defiant president appealed to supporters to take to the streets and confront the rebels. But when President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed the nation as events unfolded on Friday, he did not do it from the back of a tank, but from a smartphone held up to the camera of broadcaster CNN Turk....

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The Netherlands lost ground in their bid to secure automatic qualification for Euro 2016 as they were beaten 1-0 by Group A leaders Iceland on Thursday after being reduced to 10 men in the first half. Gylfi Sigurdsson scored the only goal of the game for Iceland from the penalty spot in the 51st minute after the hosts -...

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Andy Sullivan is refusing to getting carried away about the prospect of a Ryder Cup debut this autumn, despite being well-placed in the qualifying standings. Sullivan is in a strong position to be an automatic qualifier for Darren Clarke's side, currently sitting eighth in the World Points List with two qualifying weeks remaining.   The three-time European Tour winner...

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A "professional" cyber attack has hit Russian government bodies, the country's intelligence service says. A "cyber-spying virus" was found in the networks of about 20 organisations, the Federal Security Service (FSB) said. The report comes as Russia stands accused over data breaches involving the Democratic Party in the US. The Russian government has denied involvement and has denounced the...

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Russian airlines have resumed regular passenger flights to Turkey, after a temporary suspension in the wake of the failed coup in Turkey was lifted by Russia's transport ministry. The ministry lifted restrictions "after receiving assurances from the Turkish side on urgent measures taken for the increased security of Russian citizens," it said (in Russian). Turkey's tourism relies on Russians....

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Nick Dougherty think it is time for England's Matthew Fitzpatrick to win his first professional tournament at the British Masters supported by Sky Sports at Woburn. 21-year old Matthew Fitzpatrick shares the top of the leaderboard going in to the final round of the British Masters, where four shots separate the top 12 players. While there are many big...

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France has called on the former head of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso, not to take up a job advising US bank Goldman Sachs on Brexit. French Europe Minister Harlem Desir called the move "scandalous" and said it raised questions about the EU's conflict of interest rules. Ex-commissioners are free to take up a new role 18 months...

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As Sweden and Denmark prepare to face each other in their Sky Live Euro 2016 play-offs, can you tell whether Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic or Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner made these statements?

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