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Wife of footballer Rio Ferdinand, Rebecca Ellison dies

England and QPR defender announces death of his ‘guide and inspiration’ from cancer

Rebecca Ellison, the wife of the England and Queens Park Rangers defender Rio Ferdinand, has died of cancer, the player announced on Saturday.

She had been treated at the Royal Marsden, a specialist cancer treatment hospital in London.

“My soulmate slipped away last night,” Ferdinand said in a statement.

“Rebecca, my wonderful wife, passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London.

“She was a fantastic, loving mother to our three beautiful children. She will be missed as a wife, sister, aunt, daughter and granddaughter. She will live on in our memory, as a guide and inspiration.”

Meet the world’s first 1,000 mph car, Faster than a speeding bullet?

What has a jet engine, a rocket booster and travels on a set of aluminum wheels? It’s the Bloodhound SuperSonic Car (SSC) and it has plans to hit the world land speed record at 1,000 mph. Made of titanium, carbon … read more

The doctor admitted sexually abusing 18 boys in his care jailed for 22 years

Cancer doctor Myles Bradbury jailed for 22 years for sexually abusing 18 child patients at hospital in Cambridge Paedophile doctor Myles Bradbury committed “gross & grotesque breach of trust” – judge BBC – A paedophile doctor who abused young cancer … read more

Swedish court upholds warrant against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange

A Swedish appeals court has upheld an arrest warrant against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, wanted for questioning in a sexual assault case. The Court of Appeal refused Mr Assange‘s appeal for the detention order issued in 2010 to be revoked. … read more

British Police arrest a man on suspicion of financing terrorism

  British authorities on Thursday morning arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of financing terrorist acts, police said. Officers from the South East Counter Terrorism Unit made the arrest in Slough, about 20 miles west of central London. “Officers would … read more

World Cup inquiry clears Qatar but criticizes English FA

The English Football Association has been accused of damaging the image of Fifa and flouting bidding rules in its attempt to stage the 2018 World Cup. A Fifa report says the FA behaved improperly when trying to win the backing … read more