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Pele moved to quieter special care unit away from fans

Football legend Pele has been moved to a quieter special care unit to receive treatment away from fans after being admitted to a Brazilian hospital with a urinary tract infection.

The Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo said the 74-year-old had suffered "clinical instability" but provided no more details of his condition.

A spokeswoman for Albert Einstein Hospital confirmed earlier reports that Pele was in intensive care were inaccurate. Credit: RTV
Pele was discharged from the same hospital on Nov. 13 after undergoing surgery to remove kidney stones. Credit: RTV

Police thank public for help finding double killing suspect

Detectives investigating a double killing have tonight thanked the media and members of the public who helped track down suspect Viktoras Bruzas.

Bruzas, aged 38, was arrested shortly after 6pm after a major manhunt was launched by Surrey Police.

This is a tragic incident which has shaken the close community in Fetcham. I hope the arrest this evening goes some way to reassure the public that we have been relentless in our efforts during this fast-moving and on-going investigation.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who assisted with the search of Viktoras Bruzas including members of the public and the media.

– Detective Chief Inspector Mark Preston


Police: Suspect in double stabbing arrested

A Lithuanian builder wanted on suspicion of stabbing two people to death in their home has been arrested on suspicion of murder, Surrey Police have said.

Viktoras Bruzas, aged 38, was stopped shortly before 6pm as he was driving in Oxshott, Surrey.

A major manhunt was launched after the bodies of Patrick and Gillian Kettyle, who were in their 50s, were found at their home in Fetcham, Surrey, in the early hours of this morning by a member of their family.

Cricket in shock at death of Aussie batsman Phillip Hughes

The death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes after being hit by a cricket ball has stunned the sport and left his friends, family and team-mates devastated.

ITV News Correspondent Tim Ewart reports on the many tributes to the "boy from the outback" and the counselling being offered to Hughes' friend who bowled the fatal delivery.


Andrew Mitchell facing estimated 'Plebgate' costs of £3m

The disagreement over a brief angry exchange between Andrew Mitchell and Downing Street police has ended two years later in a devastating High Court judgement for the former government chief whip.

While Mr Mitchell has been ordered to pay initial costs of £300,000 after his libel action defeat, as ITV News Political Correspondent Carl Dinnen reports, it is estimated the 'Plebgate' case could end up costing him £3 million.

ISAF strongly condemns suicide attack in Afghanistan

The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has described today's fatal suicide bomb in Kabul as "horrendous" in a statement strongly condemning the Taliban attack.

A Briton and five Afghans were killed in the attack on a convoy transporting British embassy staff in Kabul this morning.

A second Briton and several other Afghan civilians were wounded.

Police officers in Kabul today after heavy gunfire was reported in the area Credit: Reuters

I extend my deepest sympathies to the victims of this horrendous attack and to their families and loved ones.

I strongly condemn this despicable attack by the Taliban against those who were serving to help improve conditions in Afghanistan.

Those who commit such murderous acts have no place in the future of this country.

– Gen. John F. Campbell, ISAF commander

MCC boss pays tribute to 'prodigious talent' Hughes

The head of cricket at Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has paid tribute to Australian batsman Phil Hughes, who he called a "prodigious talent" on the field.

John Stephenson said Hughes had instantly impressed when he arrived at Lord's, calling him an "amazing young player, very talented."

Hughes had already scored two test match centuries by the time he turned 20.

Mr Stephenson went on to tell ITV News that Hughes was on the verge of getting back into the test team, and would have had "10 good years" at the top had tragedy not struck.

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