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Meghan Markle royal rule breaker: Actress ignored years of protocol by signing autographs

Meghan Markle, 36, broke various royal rules when she arrived at Cardiff Castle in Wales yesterday. The Suits actress appeared in the city with her royal beau Prince Harry, 33, and dived enthusiastically into greeting members of the public. While the royals are known for following protocol, sometimes keeping their distance from the public, Meghan took a very different approach. The actress was seen signing autographs – something the royals never do – as well getting rather more touchy feeling with the public than most of those connected to the…

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Lifestyle 

Aussie flu MAPPED: You’re most at risk of deadly infection if you live here

Aussie flu symptoms include fevers, headaches, sore throats and vomiting. While the symptoms are similar to normal flu, they are more severe and tend to last longer, experts have warned. Eighty-five people have died from flu since the beginning of October, Public Health England (PHE) has revealed. The number of cases is expected to continue rising, it warned. A map showing flu hotspots across the UK revealed the number of infections has risen over the past two weeks. The interactive map – by online influenza surveillance system Flusurvey – reveals…

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Sport 

FA Cup third-round replays LIVE updates: Latest scores with West Ham & Leicester in action

FA Cup third-round replays LIVE: Express Sport brings you the latest scores & updates with West Ham and Leicester in action MANSFIELD 1-1 CARDIFF – ROSE 36: That didn’t last long! Mansfield are back on level terms inside two minutes thanks to Danny Rose, who expertly fired White’s cross beyond Etheridge. MANSFIELD 0-1 CARDIFF – MANGA 34: Like London busses these goals… Anyway, Cardiff take the lead through Bruno Ecuele Manga, who tucked away a rebound after Conrad Logan partially saved. SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 1-0 CARLISLE – MATIAS 28: Thank God…

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Lifestyle 

Meghan Markle news: Is Prince William ‘furious’ with Prince Harry’s fiancee over this?

Meghan Markle, 36, and Prince Harry, 33, will be arriving in Cardiff on Thursday, where the Suits actress will greet locals and tour the Welsh city. Meghan has recently visited Nottingham and Brixton where she received a warm reception from Britons. However, a scheduling clash is said to have angered Prince William and Kate Middleton, both 35. Mail Online reported that Harry and Meghan will visit Wales on the same day that William will carry out engagements elsewhere.  Prince William was said by the news website to be visiting Evelina…

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House prices: The most affordable postcodes in England and Wales – would you buy here?

Middlesbrough has been revealed as one of the most affordable postcodes for house prices in England and Wales. Three postcodes within the large industrial town in North Yorkshire made the top ten list, in data from eMoov. One postcode in the area came top of the list for the most affordable housing to buy. The average sold price for properties in the TS2 postcode there came in at just £46,000. This compares with the average sold price for properties across England and Wales, which is £288,494.  The Middlesbrough postcodes of…

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Sport 

Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker CONFIRMED: Joshua reveals details for unification

Joshua posted a video on Twitter confirming the fight for Cardiff as he bids to unify the belts in the heavyweight division. He said: “I’ like to wish you all a happy new year.” “I’d like to announce the official news that myself and Joseph Parker will be fighting March 31 and the location will be in Cardiff, Wales. “It’s a unification heavyweight championship fight.” Joshua will put his WBA and IBF titles on the line against New Zealander Parker, who has held the WBO version of the title since…

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Sport 

Rangers transfer news: Official approach made for Hamilton star Greg Docherty

It’s understood Accies value the 21-year-old at £1million plus add-ons. Cardiff City are also keen on Docherty, who has come through the youth ranks at New Douglas Park. Rangers boss Graeme Murty has already brought in midfielder Sean Goss on loan from QPR and Jamie Murphy in a similar deal from Brighton. Meanwhile, Murty believes the number of top players keen to sign for Rangers proves that the club remains a major draw in European football. Scotland striker Stevie Naismith is desperate to return to Ibrox, but Murty admitted he…

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Alexis Sanchez: Man Utd bid too late as Arsenal star decides to join Pep Guardiola at City

Jose Mourinho’s club reached out yesterday to the Gunners, testing the water over whether they would be willing to accept £25million for the Chile forward. That is more than the £20m City are believed to be prepared to pay for Sanchez, who can move on a free transfer this summer when his contract with Arsenal expires. United also tabled the possibility of midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan moving to the Emirates as a makeweight in the deal as Mourinho looks to offload the Armenian in this transfer window. And United are hoping…

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FA Cup draw LIVE: Updates as Man Utd, Spurs, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man City to learn fate

FA CUP FOURTH ROUND DRAW LIVE [Draw starts at 7.10pm] Man Utd vs Liverpool in rehearsal 18:50: You’ll never guess who Man Utd got in the FA Cup fourth round rehearsal… that’s right, Liverpool! Rio Ferdinand pulled out Man Utd to face Liverpool, while Chelsea were also drawn against Tottenham. Cup draws are usually rehearsed in order to avoid mistakes during the actual draw. Man Utd rewarded 18:40: Jose Mourinho rewarded his Manchester United players after their FA Cup win over Derby – by giving them the weekend off! Manchester United…

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Science 

Prehistoric Dinosaur-Era Sea Dragon at Heart of 200-Million-Year-Old Murder Mystery

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Sea Dragon, you ask? It sounds as if David Attenborough has decided to change things up a bit and enter the world of Game of Thrones. But, not quite. Attenborough and the Sea Dragon—to be screened on January 7—is a new, one-off BBC documentary presented by Sir David Attenborough, which tells the story of a newly discovered ichthyosaur from the Dorset coast, England. The word “Sea Dragon” refers to two extinct types of reptiles, ichthyosaurs and plesiosaurs. They…

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