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Michael Apted: TV documentary pioneer and film-maker dies aged 79

Michael Apted: TV documentary pioneer and film-maker dies aged 79

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PDC World Championship 2021: Dave Chisnall beats Michael van Gerwen 5-0

PDC World Championship 2021: Dave Chisnall beats Michael van Gerwen 5-0

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Venue: Alexandra Palace, London Date: 15 December 2020 - 3 January 2021Coverage: Daily reports on the BBC Sport website and app, plus live text coverage of the final on 3 JanuaryEighth seed Dave Chisnall produced a superb performance to stun world number one Michael van Gerwen 5-0 and reach the PDC World Championship semi-finals.Chisnall had not beaten the three-time world champion in their last 27 matches but raced to a first world semi-final.The 40-year-old averaged 107, hitting 14 180s, and faces two-time champion Gary Anderson in the last four.Stephen Bunting will play Gerwyn Price in the other semi after Price edged Northern Ireland's Daryl Gurney 5-4.Chisnall produced finishes of 141 and 95 to take the opening set against Van Gerwen and had a total of three 100-plus checkouts, hittin...
Former NLF cornerback Michael Richardson charged in Arizona homicide

Former NLF cornerback Michael Richardson charged in Arizona homicide

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Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Former Chicago Bears cornerback Michael Calvin Richardson has been charged in connection with Arizona homicide, law enforcement officials confirmed Thursday. Richardson, 59, was arrested Wednesday on the homicide charge related to the fatal shooting a day earlier of Ronald Like, 47, in Phoenix, Ariz., and a charge of misconduct involving weapons on a felony warrant issued a a little more than a week before the shooting. Advertisement Police said witness statements indicated Richardson "is considered to be a drug dealer," and has a history of felony drug offenses, including a record for possession of dangerous drugs for sale in February 2019. Specific charges include second-degree murder, dangerous drug possession for sale, and possession of weapon by prohibited person, on...
Michael Sheen: I gave up OBE to air views on monarchy without being a ‘hypocrite’

Michael Sheen: I gave up OBE to air views on monarchy without being a ‘hypocrite’

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Actor Michael Sheen has revealed he gave up his OBE so he could air his views on the Royal Family without being labelled a "hypocrite".The 51-year-old star, who has portrayed the likes of Tony Blair and Sir David Frost on-screen and Hamlet on stage, was made an OBE in the 2009 New Year Honours for his services to drama. But he said the decision to give it back was prompted by researching the history of his native Wales and its relationship with the British state for his 2017 Raymond Williams lecture.Sheen, from Port Talbot, told newspaper columnist Owen Jones that the "crash course" made him realise he could not both deliver his lecture and hold on to the honour."In my research to do that lecture, I learnt a lot about Welsh history," he said. ...
Michael Ball and Alfie Boe’s Christmas album beats BTS to UK number one

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe’s Christmas album beats BTS to UK number one

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