The FA has apologised after an internal investigation found that ex-England women’s football manager Mark Sampson made “discriminatory” remarks. The FA found that Sampson made “ill-judged attempts at humour” when speaking to players Eniola Aluko and Drew Spence. However, Katherine Newton, who led the investigation, concluded that Sampson “was not a racist” and that Aluko was not a victim of prolonged bullying.
The Universal Credit helpline call charge has been scrapped. The 55p-a-minute rate has been scrapped following a heavy amount of criticism from MPs and campaigners, with Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn bringing up the issue in last weeks PMQs. Welfare secretary David Gauke announced the fee would be scrapped in November and all of the departments helplines would be free by the end of the year.
Shocking footage has emerged of a firework that was thrown onto a bus traveling between The Angel and Camden on Saturday night. The footage shows the firework being launched into the front of the bus before sparks flew in the direction of passengers. An eyewitness told ITV news: "No one was expecting the attack. They started attacking cars and bikes but then went on attacking the bus." Watch the video here.
US President Donald Trump has hit out on Twitter after he was accused of “insensitive remarks” he reportedly made during a phone call to a soldier’s widow, whose husband was killed by Islamist militants. Myeshia Johnson was travelling to the airport where Sgt La David Johnson’s coffin was flown to, when she received a call from the president who is alleged to have said Sgt Johnson "must have known what he'd signed up for". Trump has hit back on Twitter claiming that he has proof that he didn’t say the alleged remarks.
Former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has praised the NHS after the care she received after fracturing her toe during her UK book tour. The injury resulted in the cancellation of several promotional events for her book. Clinton revealed the accident took place during the recording of The Graham Norton show, which was re-scheduled due to her injury.