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UK weather: HM Coastguard warns beach-goers after busiest day in four years – BBC News

The UK saw its third hottest day ever on Friday but some “will remember 31 July for all the wrong reasons”.

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Thousands of people descended on Bournemouth beach, among others, on Friday
The UK’s coastguard is urging people to be careful in the sea, after recording its highest number of daily call-outs in more than four years.
There were 329 incidents dealt with on Friday, including people cut off by the tide and reports of missing children.
Friday was the hottest day of the year and the third hottest ever recorded in the UK, BBC Weather said.
But “some people w…

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: US Supreme Court judge dies of cancer, aged 87 – BBC News

The justice, an iconic champion of women’s rights, dies at 87 after suffering from pancreatic cancer.

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US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an iconic champion of women’s rights, has died of cancer at the age of 87, the court has said.
Ginsburg died on Friday of metastatic pancreatic cancer at her home in Washington, DC, surrounded by her family, the statement said.
Earlier this year, Ginsburg said she was undergoing chemotherapy for a recurrence of cancer.
She was a prominent feminist who became a …

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Reed and DeChambeau set US Open pace while big names depart – The Guardian

Patrick Reed leads after the US Open second round while Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Tommy Fleetwood, Sergio García and Jordan Spieth missed the cut

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Farewell Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Tommy Fleetwood, Sergio García and Jordan Spieth. Welcome to the party Bryson DeChambeau and Patrick Reed.
Further proof that Winged Foot has no interest whatsoever in reputation comes with the addendum that if two of the players jousting for US Open glory were afforded a final 36 holes in front of New York crowds, the past would feature prominently. And noisily. Reed and DeChambeau will instead play with only the weight of golfing history upon their shoul…

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Diogo Jota: Liverpool agree £45m deal for Wolves forward – Sky Sports

Liverpool have agreed a £45m deal for Wolves forward Diogo Jota that could be completed as early as Saturday.

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Liverpool have agreed a £45m deal for Wolves forward Diogo Jota, with the 23-year-old set to head to Melwood on Saturday to undergo a medical before competing the deal.
The move comes just hours after the Premier League champions secured the signing of Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich in a deal that could be worth up to £25m.
Jota’s arrival at Anfield could be made easier by Liverpool defender Ki-Jana Hoever moving to Wolves in a deal worth £10m, plus add-ons.
Jota left Molineux before kic…

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