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Wembley chosen to host Euro 2020's final and semis

London's Wembley Stadium has been chosen to host the final and semi finals of the 2020 European Championship, Uefa has announced.

Wembley will play host to at least three showcase matches in Europe's expanded international football tournament in six years' time, which will be shared by nations across Europe. Credit: Adam Davy/PA Archive

Four police forces facing probes over Savile conduct

The Independent Police Complaints Commission says it is in the process of investigating four police forces over the handling of allegations related to Jimmy Savile.

Jimmy Savile abused hundreds of victims. Credit: PA Wire

Sussex, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Surrey police forces are all currently facing investigations over their conduct relating to claims involving the former TV presenter.

The IPCC said it had also decided no investigation is presently required into the Metropolitan Police Services.

Welsh First Minister: 'The old union is dead'

David Cameron's declaration of plans to ensure English votes for English laws are a "sticking plaster" on the constitutional problems the UK faces, Welsh First Minister has said.

Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones speaking today.

Speaking following David Cameron's pledge of devolved powers for all four nations, Carwyn Jones said "the old union is dead", adding that the people of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland should be involved in plans for a new legislative system.

He said Wales "cannot and will not play second fiddle" in the new proposals and said the country's "underfunding" must be addressed.

The people of Wales, through their work in the coal, steel, tin-plate and slate industries contributed mightily to the prosperity of the UK.

It is perfectly reasonable that we should expect a fair share of the pot.

– Carwyn Jones, Welsh First Minister


Salmond pictured on cusp of referendum defeat

Alex Salmond was pictured looking disappointed in the early hours of this morning after results started to point towards a victory for the No campaign.

Alex Salmond driven through a side entrance at Aberdeen Airport. Credit: Newsline Media

Scotland's First Minister was shown being driven through a side entrance to a private plane at Aberdeen Airport, according to the Scottish Daily Record.

Early results and final polling had indicated that Scottish voters were most likely to have rejected independence in yesterday's vote - perhaps explaining the apparent dejection on Salmond's face.

Salmond was expected to attend a count in his home county of Aberdeenshire hours before but did not show - prompting speculation he was expecting defeat.

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