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Wrexham 3-3 Sheffield United: FA Cup fourth round – as it happened

John Egan scored in the dying seconds as the 10-man Blades avoided an FA Cup shock after Paul Mullin’s late strike12 min Wrexham win a corner and Mullin challenges Davies in the air, leading to a brief scramble. Tom O’Connor turns on his heel and gets a shot away, but it rockets over the crossbar.11 min Anthony Forde lofts a long ball up the right flank...

Revealed: Cressida Dick sought £500,000 to quit as Met chief

Exclusive: documents show tense exchanges between senior aide and London mayor’s office over oustingCressida Dick sought £500,000 to stand down as Metropolitan police commissioner after the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, ousted her over a litany of scandals, documents reveal.Her tenure has been under renewed scrutiny in recent weeks with the revelation...

Tackling the problem of rugby and brain injuries | Letters

Dr Danny Lang suggests a height line should be visible on shirts; plus letters from Andrew Keeley, Michael Burns and Ian ColtartI think the Ireland rugby union captain and head coach, Johnny Sexton and Andy Farrell, have a valid point about lowering the tackle height to the waist, a variable anatomical landmark (Johnny Sexton criticises RFU for lowering...

Why we need to see fat actors as objects of romantic desire in mainstream films | Letters

It’s hard to stomach the feeling that the world sees my husband as some pervert for finding me attractive, says one readerRegarding Phoebe-Jane Boyd’s excellent piece on The Whale, I don’t intend to watch the film myself (We’re meant to find Brendan Fraser in a fat suit tragic, not funny. Is that really progress?, 25 January).My mother had a recurrent...

Wrexham 3-3 Sheffield United: FA Cup fourth round – live reaction

John Egan scored in in the dying seconds to avoid an FA Cup shock12 min Wrexham win a corner and Mullin challenges Davies in the air, leading to a brief scramble. Tom O’Connor turns on his heel and gets a shot away, but it rockets over the crossbar.11 min Anthony Forde lofts a long ball up the right flank and Paul Mullin, Wrexham’s main goal threat,...

Are we right to demonise drink? | Letters

Doctors should focus more on unhealthy diets than alcohol, says David Roberts. But Dr Sheila Gilheany argues for greater awareness of the risks of drinkingI often have this fantasy that I enter a supermarket where the only products available for purchase are those that are good for us. Imagine the gaps – no cakes, no crisps, no sweets, no processed...

Have a conversation about mental health on Time to Talk Day | Letter

Stephen Fry, the president of Mind, encourages everyone to take the time to talk, to listen and to change livesIt has never been more important to talk about our mental health. The fight to normalise these conversations and eliminate the stigma surrounding mental health is an ongoing battle, one in which we all have a role to play. From the current...

The Guardian view on English devolution: an idea whose time has come | Editorial

A cross-party consensus is in favour of giving power back to the regions. At the next election Labour should make a radical offerLater this year, a fleet of distinctive yellow and black buses will begin to make their way through Wigan, Bolton and parts of Salford and Bury. Publicly owned, with fares initially capped at £2, the franchised Bee network...

The Guardian view on tackling corruption in Ukraine: welcome action | Editorial

A spate of resignations and sackings will help to maintain support at home and abroad. Institutional change should followThe “rally round the flag effect” is well established: faced with an external threat, support for a country’s government and leaders usually surges. It is no surprise that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine prompted former critics of Volodymyr...

Florida officers charged with battery after allegedly beating homeless man

Two officers allegedly handcuffed Jose Ortega Gutierrez and took him to an ‘isolated’ location where they beat him unconsciousTwo Florida police officers are facing armed kidnapping and battery charges for allegedly assaulting a homeless man after handcuffing him without reason, and taking him to an “isolated” location where they beat him unconscious.The...

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