Curler Alexander Krushelnitsky faces allegations of doping.Image: Valery Sharifulin\TASS via Getty Images By Johnny Lieu2018-02-19 04:42:12 UTC It’s hardly the most physically demanding of sports, but a Russian curling athlete has left the Winter Olympics under suspicion of doping. Alexander Krushelnitsky, who won a bronze medal in the mixed doubles…

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Image copyright PA The Russian military was directly behind a “malicious” cyber-attack on Ukraine that spread globally last year, the US and Britain have said. The White House said June’s NotPetya ransomware attack caused billions of dollars in damage across Europe, Asia, and the Americas. UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Church of England has the third-largest rural estate in the country Church spires could be used to boost mobile and broadband coverage in rural areas under an agreement between the UK government and the Church of England. The government has committed to achieving…

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Image copyright Alamy Image caption The level of fees and debt for students is going to be the subject of a major review More “variety” is needed in the price of university education, the secretary of state said ahead of a government review of the system. Damian Hinds also suggested…

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Image copyright PA/Getty Image caption Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley and Emma Watson signed the letter to show “solidarity and unity”. Harry Potter star Emma Watson has donated £1m to a new campaign aimed at helping those affected by harassment. The donation comes as more than 200 female British and Irish…

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The best freestyle rapper in Wakanda is clearly Letitia Wright. Celebrating the release of the already-smash-hit Marvel superhero movie Black Panther, co-stars  Lupita Nyong’o and Letitia Wright decided to share a few impromptu bars.  “The Black Panther lives… and so does Troublemaker!” Nyong’o wrote on Friday. “Introducing MC Underbite, best…

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOutgoing chairman Paul Oakden reads the result of the vote UKIP members have voted to sack leader Henry Bolton after controversy over racist messages sent by his partner. The former army officer’s fate was decided after 63% voted to back a no…

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