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Leicester v West Brom: Premier League – live!

9.36pm BST

78 mins: Leicester break from a West Brom long throw, but Vardy’s square ball is behind Iheanacho.

9.36pm BST

76 mins: This has been a puzzling performance from West Brom. There has just been a complete lack of intensity about them. They look sporadically decent in possession, but there is no pace to their play, and they’re barely even trying to threaten the Leicester goal.

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David Cameron kept pushing Bank and Treasury to risk £20bn to help Greensill

Former prime minister sent string of emails to Bank officials and argued firm should be a priority for Treasury funding

David Cameron repeatedly pushed the Bank of England and the Treasury to risk up to £20bn in taxpayer cash to help Greensill Capital, just as the lender started to face “significant” financial pressure at the start of the pandemic.

The UK’s central bank was urged to provide support to Greensill, including by setting up a fund that would buy loans made by the financial services company and its competitors, in a string of emails to senior officials.

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‘Aren’t our lives worth more?’: Daunte Wright mourned at Minneapolis funeral

Days after streets filled with people celebrating Chauvin’s conviction the city held a funeral for the Black man shot by police

Two days after the streets of Minneapolis filled with people celebrating the conviction of a former police officer for murdering George Floyd, the city held a funeral on Thursday for Daunte Wright, another young Black man shot dead by police during a traffic stop.

The killing of Wright, 20, two weeks ago by a police officer who said she mistook her gun for a Taser shocked a city still reeling from Floyd’s death and anxiously watching the trial of his killer, Derek Chauvin. The shooting of Wright, the father of a one year-old boy, in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center sparked days of protests and led to dozens of arrests.

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