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Marie Louise McConville

A FORMER British soldier who witnessed a member of his unit shoot dead an "innocent" father-of-six more than 40 years ago said yesterday he was "positive" his position was being fired upon. In what is believed to be one of the first instances of its kind, the ex-paratrooper took the stand at an inquest to recall the events of August 7 1971 when Henry Thornton, from Crossmaglen in south Armagh, was killed.



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'Dangerous' pitch to blame for injury to John Terry - Mourinho

'Dangerous' pitch to blame for injury to John Terry - Mourinho

JOSE MOURINHO blamed the poor pitch at Haifa's Sammy Ofer Stadium for the ankle injury to John Terry, which is expected to see the Chelsea captain ruled out of Sunday's Barclays Premier League clash at Tottenham.
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