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Fox cub released after plastic pot cut from its head

A fox cub that was found running around with a plastic pot stuck on its head has been released back into the wild by its rescuers after the object was cut free from its face.

Volunteers from the East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service (WRAS) took care of the cub after it was spotted in Eastbourne on Wednesday 27th May. People living near its home kept a watch to make sure the cub's family were still in the area when it was time for the fox to be released. The cub was set free after a few days of treatment and care.

WRAS is calling on the public to make sure they pick up their rubbish and take it home rather than leaving the litter somewhere where wildlife could become caught or entangled in it.

"This is one of the key reason for doing wildlife rescue work, to see a recovered animal return back to where it belongs. Brilliant to see and so worth all our hard work"

– Trevor Weeks MBE, WRAS

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Blatter criticises Gill after he rejects new Fifa role

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has criticised newly elected Fifa vice-president David Gill for rejecting his position.

Earlier today, Mr Gill confirmed that he will not be taking his place on the executive committee because of "the terribly damaging events" of recent days.

Fifa president Sepp Blatter (right) pictured with former Manchester United executive David Gill in 2009 Credit: PA Wire

Mr Blatter said: "(Uefa) shall help and come in and take responsibility, and responsibility you cannot take when you are elected you don't come even to the first meeting. This is no responsibility.

"If you are elected you have to come, whoever is president of Fifa."

Arrests after 'disturbance' at Leeds Bangladeshi Centre

Arrests have been made in Leeds after police attended a 'disturbance' at a Bangladeshi Centre.

Road closed after disturbance at Bangladeshi Community Centre. Credit: ITV News Calendar

Officers were called to the Bangladeshi Centre, Roundhay Road in Leeds around 12.30pm today following reports of a disturbance where it is believed four people have been injured.

A number of arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing as to the circumstances of the incident. Increased Neighbourhood Patrols will be in the area to reassure the local community.

– Leeds District Superintendent Pat Twiggs

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Emirates new FA Cup sponsor for next three years

Emirates will sponsor the FA Cup sponsor for next three years it has been confirmed.

The airline will become the lead Partner of The FA Cup, to be known as The Emirates FA Cup, from next season until 2018.

Emirates new FA Cup sponsor for next three years Credit: ITV News/ David Wood

Football is a truly global sport, a unifying factor in many communities and nations across the world. Never is this more evident than with The FA Cup, which has an unrivalled heritage and draws a global audience of more than 1.1 billion people. The spirit of competition, fair play, and sparking the passions of a global audience, are all values we share at Emirates.

That is why we are proud to be the first title sponsor of the tournament and we look forward to a long-term partnership to support and connect fans to their teams both here in the UK and across the world.

– Sir Tim Clark, President of Emirates Airline

Greg Dyke, Chairman of The FA said: "Emirates' commitment to our sport i5 evident and securing such an iconic and forward-thinking lead partner for The FA Cup is great news for us, the fans and for the whole game. The partnership will help take the tournament to new audiences, inspire interest in football from across the globe and allow us to continue our investment into the game at all levels."

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