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First Titanic menu fetches £100k at auction

Image copyright PA Image caption The menu was owned by Second Officer Charles Lightoller, the highest ranking surviving officer from the Titanic A menu of the first meal ever served aboard the Titanic has fetched £100,000 at auction.The lunch, including consommé mirrette, sweetbreads and spring lamb, was served to officers on the first day of...

Herrera goal sends Man Utd into FA Cup final

Highlights: Man Utd 2-1 TottenhamAnder Herrera's winner sent Manchester United into a record-equalling 20th FA Cup final and condemned Tottenham to their eighth successive defeat at this stage of the competition.Spurs started at a ferocious pace and fully deserved the early lead they took after only 11 minutes when Dele Alli slid home a finish from Christian Eriksen's...

Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer dies aged 49

Image copyright PA Image caption The actor appeared on a number of films and reality TV shows Verne Troyer, who is best known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Powers films, has died at the age of 49.Troyer, who was 2ft 8in (81cm) tall, also played Griphook in the first Harry Potter film."It is with...

Syria ‘chemical’ attack: Experts finally visit Douma site

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA short guide to the Syrian civil warInternational chemical weapons experts have finally inspected the site of a suspected attack near Damascus which caused an international crisis. The team from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) travelled to the town of Douma and collected samples and...

Wales first minister to stand down

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCarwyn Jones stands down after 'the darkest of times'Carwyn Jones has announced he will stand down as Wales' first minister in the autumn.The AM for Bridgend made the announcement at the Welsh Labour party conference in Llandudno, which he said would be his last as leader. Referring to the...

Bottom side Benevento stun AC Milan to record their first Serie A away win

Four of Benevento's 17 points have come against AC MilanBenevento picked up their first ever Serie A away win as they stunned AC Milan at the San Siro.The bottom side, in their first season in the top flight, can be relegated on Sunday if Crotone beat Udinese.But Pietro Iemmello gave them a day to remember in Milan as...

Barcelona hammer Sevilla 5-0 to win the Copa del Rey

Sevilla have not beaten Barcelona in the last nine attemptsLuis Suarez scored two goals as Barcelona produced a masterclass to beat Sevilla and win the Copa del Rey final for the fourth successive season.Sevilla were 3-0 down at half-time, Suarez tapping home Philippe Coutinho's pass to open the scoring in Madrid.Lionel Messi doubled the lead before setting up...

Cardiff City step closer to promotion with Forest win

Liam Bridcutt of Nottingham Forest is challenged by Cardiff City's Aron GunnarssonCardiff City took a big step towards promotion to the Premier League as Aron Gunnarsson's first goal in a year ensured victory over Nottingham Forest.Forest looked to have frustrated Cardiff as a rare Liam Bridcutt strike cancelled out Sean Morrison's first-half opener.But Gunnarsson, 28, drove home with...

Man City have ‘nothing to lose’ against holders Lyon – Cushing

Lyon won their second consecutive European title against Paris Saint-Germain in Cardiff in 2017Women's Champions League semi-final - Manchester City v LyonFirst leg: 13:00 BST, Sunday 22 April Venue: Academy Stadium, Manchester Coverage: Live on the BBC Red Button, online and on the BBC Sport appManchester City boss Nick Cushing says they have "nothing to lose" when they...

FA Cup: Man Utd 2-1 Tottenham – Jose Mourinho on critics

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