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Walter De Gregorio, FIFA Director of Communications and Public Affairs, addresses the media during a press conference at FIFA headquarters in Switzerland - Swiss federal prosecutors opened criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, throwing FIFA deeper into crisis only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested and 14 indicted Wednesday in a separate U.S. corruption probe

Fifa election to go ahead despite criminal probe into awarding of 2018 and 2022 World Cups

Seven officials arrested today in separate probe of "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted" corruption

Harriet Harman fires warning shot to David Cameron over Britain's 'fragile future'

Prime Minister David Cameron (left) Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne and acting leader of the Labour Party Harriet Harman, process with fellow members through the central lobby during the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in London
Ms Harman joked she shared the status of "interim leader" as she replied to the debate on the Queen's Speech

Fifa in crisis after six officials arrested in Switzerland over bribes investigation

In this Oct. 29, 2007 file photo, a person stands next to the FIFA logo at the FIFA headquarter in Zurich, Switzerland. The Swiss Federal Office of Justice said six soccer officials have been arrested and detained pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities ahead of the FIFA congress in Zurich. In a statement Wednesday, May 27, 2015, the FOJ said U.S. authorities suspect the officials of having received paid bribes totaling millions of dollars. (Steffen Schmidt/Keystone via AP, File)
Vice-president Jeffrey Webb Jeffrey Webb believed to be among those held but not president Sepp Blatter

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Walter De Gregorio, FIFA Director of Communications and Public Affairs, addresses the media during a press conference at FIFA headquarters in Switzerland - Swiss federal prosecutors opened criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, throwing FIFA deeper into crisis only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested and 14 indicted Wednesday in a separate U.S. corruption probe

Fifa election to go ahead despite criminal probe into awarding of 2018 and 2022 World Cups

Seven officials arrested today in separate probe of "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted" corruption

Prime Minister David Cameron (left) Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne and acting leader of the Labour Party Harriet Harman, process with fellow members through the central lobby during the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in London

Harriet Harman fires warning shot to David Cameron over Britain's 'fragile future'

Ms Harman joked she shared the status of "interim leader" as she replied to the debate on the Queen's Speech

In this Oct. 29, 2007 file photo, a person stands next to the FIFA logo at the FIFA headquarter in Zurich, Switzerland. The Swiss Federal Office of Justice said six soccer officials have been arrested and detained pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities ahead of the FIFA congress in Zurich. In a statement Wednesday, May 27, 2015, the FOJ said U.S. authorities suspect the officials of having received paid bribes totaling millions of dollars. (Steffen Schmidt/Keystone via AP, File)

Fifa in crisis after six officials arrested in Switzerland over bribes investigation

Vice-president Jeffrey Webb Jeffrey Webb believed to be among those held but not president Sepp Blatter

US blues musician BB King

No homicide probe into BB King death despite claims he was poisoned

Blues star died in Las Vegas earlier this month aged 89

Trevor Bayliss

English cricket hoping for brighter future as appointing Trevor Bayliss as coach

52-year-old former New South Wales coach got the nod ahead of compatriot Jason Gillespie

Ryanair jets are among the planes which have been stranded at Birmingham Airport since Thursday last week.

Image revamp boosts Ryanair profits

Irish no-frills carrier posted post-tax profits of 867 million euros (£614 million)

Embarrassing climb down: David Cameron high fiving Jean Claude Juncker after trying to stop him getting the top job in Europe

Morning news headlines: PM tells Juncker EU must change, aid raise plea for poorest countries

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Cunard liners in Mersey 'river dance' spectacular

Three flagship cruise liners commemorate 175 years since Cunard line was founded in Liverpool

Civil partners of four years Paul Higgins (right) and Richard Lucey, who have been in a relationship together for 19 years, arrive to cast their votes at their polling station in Cabra, Dublin for the referendum on gay marriage

Emigrants return to Ireland as polls open in gay marriage vote

More than 3.2 million voters in the Republic have been asked for their say, with polling stations open from 7am to 10pm

Former Communities Secretary Eric Pickles

Tory MP Eric Pickles to be given a knighthood

Former Communities Secretary to be made Knight Bachelor in recognition of public service as an MP, a former Cabinet minister and his time in local government

British Geological Survey seismicity map of the epicentre of the earthquake measuring magnitude 4.2 which hit Kent overnight. Police and Kent Fire and Rescue Services have not received any reports of structural damage or injuries

Sleepers shaken by 4.2 magnitude earthquake in Kent

No injuries or damage to buildings reported following tremor four miles (7km) south of Ramsgate

Prime Minister David Cameron makes a speech on Europe

Morning news headlines: PM to open talks with EU leaders, Javid opposed TV extremist vetting

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Maths exams ordered to be re-written amid concerns they could be too tough

The new maths GCSEs are due to be introduced in September

Prime Minister David Cameron speaks outside 10 Downing Street, London, as he begins his second term as Prime Minister following his party's General Election victory. Photo by Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Morning news headlines: Cameron immigration speech; Hatton Garden raid court date; Sheridan Smith honoured

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Lewis Hamilton signs new three-year contract with Mercedes

Protracted negotiations have been the subject of much speculation and debate this season

Christi and Bobby Shepherd

Thomas Cook apologise to parents of Bobby and Christi Shepherd

Chief executive of travel firm issues public apology as company seeks to halt mounting reputational crisis

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Morning news headlines: Nine held over Hatton Garden raid; Charles murder visit; Mental health policy unveiled

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Should drink-driving limit be lowered in England and Wales

Police Federation suggest the limit should drop from 80mg to 50mg of alcohol in 100ml of blood

Morning news headlines: Queen to meet Gerry Adams; Nurse to be sentenced; Dead Briton named

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