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Roberto Martinez: Professional John Stones didn't mean to make transfer request

Salisbury Journal: Everton have informed John Stones, left, he will not be sold

10:44pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Roberto Martinez has suggested Everton defender John Stones did not personally want to lodge the transfer request that the Toffees rejected.

We asked the stars at Leeds Festival who inspired them to become musicians

Salisbury Journal: We asked the stars at Leeds Festival who inspired them to become musicians

10:36pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Who do we have to thank for inspiring the likes of Slaves, Ghostpoet and the Maccabees to go into the music business?

Andy Murray is enjoying his relationship with coach Jonas Bjorkman

Salisbury Journal: Andy Murray, right, and Jonas Bjorkman in practice ahead of the start of the US Open.

10:16pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Andy Murray feels his relationship with coach Jonas Bjorkman has reached another level in recent weeks as the pair get set to go it alone for the first time at the US Open.

Egypt summons UK ambassador amid tension over jailing of Al-Jazeera journalists

Salisbury Journal: Canadian Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohammed Fahmy was one of three jailed (AP)

10:05pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Egypt's foreign ministry has called in the British ambassador to Cairo amid diplomatic tension over the jailing of three Al-Jazeera English journalists for three years' each for reporting "false news".

Celebrity Big Brother 2015: That awkward moment when Janice Dickinson thinks Gail Porter has cancer

Salisbury Journal: Celebrity Big Brother 2015: That awkward moment when Janice Dickinson thinks Gail Porter has cancer

9:38pm Sunday 30th August 2015

No, Janice – that’s alopecia…

Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak

Salisbury Journal: Lancashire residents were told to boil their water after the microbial parasite cryptosporidium was found in a water treatment works in Preston

9:30pm Sunday 30th August 2015

More people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their water following the outbreak of a parasitic bug in supplies.

X Factor 2015: See how Twitter reacted to the second episode

Salisbury Journal: X Factor 2015: See how Twitter reacted to the second episode

9:27pm Sunday 30th August 2015

One act made SImon so tearful that he couldn’t even speak.

Channel ferry services disrupted by Calais blockade

Salisbury Journal: Ferry services have been disrupted thanks to problems in Calais

9:23pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Cross-Channel ferry services have been disrupted following a blockade at the Port of Calais.

Amanda Redman: TV forgets women in their 50s

Salisbury Journal: Amanda Redman: TV forgets women in their 50s

9:06pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Amanda Redman has said women in their late 60s and older still get roles.

X Factor 2015: Simon Cowell and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini emotional as Josh Daniel sails through

Salisbury Journal: X Factor 2015: Simon Cowell and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini emotional as Josh Daniel sails through

9:06pm Sunday 30th August 2015

And they weren’t the only ones moved to tears…

Gary Neville tells Manchester United to sign a striker after Swansea City loss

Salisbury Journal: Gary Neville wants to see new faces at Manchester United

8:24pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville has urged the club to sign up a striker before the transfer window closes.

We interviewed Royal Blood at Reading Festival. The results were... awkward

Salisbury Journal: We interviewed Royal Blood at Reading Festival. The results were... awkward

8:06pm Sunday 30th August 2015

The duo enlighten us on village fetes, the art of nose-picking and what Metallica are really like. Sort of.

Roy Hodgson calls for England's high standards to continue

Salisbury Journal: Jamie Vardy made his England debut in June's friendly against the Republic of Ireland

8:05pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Roy Hodgson has called for no let-up from his England players after naming his squad for the forthcoming double-header against San Marino and Switzerland.

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal refuses to blame Sergio Romero for loss

Salisbury Journal: Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal defended goalkeeper Sergio Romero after he came under scrutiny in the 2-1 defeat at Swansea

7:40pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal refused to blame Sergio Romero for his side's 2-1 defeat at Swansea.

Golden glory for England's women as they win the EuroHockey Championships

Salisbury Journal: England celebrate after beating the Netherlands in the gold medal match

7:30pm Sunday 30th August 2015

England's women won the UniBet EuroHockey Championships for the first time in 24 years as they defeated the Netherlands 3-1 on penalties to triumph on home soil.

Two men killed after car hits bridge on A74

Salisbury Journal: The road was closed temporarily and has since reopened.

6:56pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Two young men were killed when their car hit a motorway bridge.

Bafetimbi Gomis scores the winner as Swansea beat Manchester United

Salisbury Journal: Swansea City's Bafetimbi Gomis downed Manchester United

6:02pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Swansea stunned Manchester United for the third consecutive time with another comeback win at the Liberty Stadium.

Lord Coe looks forward to new era for athletics

Salisbury Journal: Lord Coe was elected as the new IAAF president on August 19 in Beijing

6:00pm Sunday 30th August 2015

International Association of Athletics Federations president Lord Coe is looking forward to a new era in athletics after taking up his new role at the helm of the sport.

Tory Government stoking 'dangerous' English nationalism, says Gordon Brown

Salisbury Journal: Gordon Brown was speaking at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

5:31pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Gordon Brown has attacked the Conservative Government for stoking a "dangerous and insidious" English nationalism that he said is pushing England and Scotland apart.

Ronald Koeman tells Victor Wanyama to focus on Southampton

Salisbury Journal: Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has reiterated that Victor Wanyama will not be sold before Tuesday's deadline

4:42pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Ronald Koeman has told Victor Wanyama to follow the example of Morgan Schneiderlin and give his best to Southampton despite wishing to leave the club.

Swimmers brave murky waters at bog snorkelling championships

Salisbury Journal: A competitor takes part in the 30th World Bog Snorkelling Championships at Waen Rhydd peat bog in Llanwrtyd Wells, Wales

4:25pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Dozens of swimmers braved murky waters of a peat bog to take part in the 30th World Bog Snorkelling Championships.

Urgent steps needed by EU to tackle migration, says Theresa May

Salisbury Journal: Home Secretary Theresa May met her German and French counterparts to discuss the EU migrant crisis

4:07pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Urgent steps must be taken by the European Union to address the growing migration crisis, Theresa May said in a joint call with Germany and France for an emergency meeting of ministers.

Singer Chrissie Hynde faces criticism for suggesting that dressing provocatively encourages rape

Salisbury Journal: Singer Chrissie Hynde faces criticism for suggesting that dressing provocatively encourages rape

4:06pm Sunday 30th August 2015

“If I’m walking around in my underwear and I’m drunk? Who else’s fault can it be?”

Divers continue search for missing Kent triathlete

Salisbury Journal: The search includes police, the fire service, Kent Search and Rescue Team and the National Police Air Service

4:02pm Sunday 30th August 2015

A search is under way for a man who went missing while competing in the swimming leg of a triathlon race.

Dusan Tadic scores twice as Southampton rediscover their form against Norwich

Salisbury Journal: Southampton's Dusan Tadic's brace earned the Saints their first league of the season

3:35pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Southampton picked up their first Premier League win of the season as a Dusan Tadic brace inspired them to victory over 10-man Norwich.

Two arrests after suspected hit-and-run incident

Salisbury Journal: The scene following a suspected hit-and-run death after a member of the public found the body of the young man in the Clifton area of Bristol.

2:44pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Two people have been arrested in connection with the death of a man in a suspected hit-and-run incident in an upmarket suburb.

England Twenty20 captain Eoin Morgan says he is twice the man after month off

Salisbury Journal: Eoin Morgan will be hoping to build on England's Ashes victory over Australia in Monday's T20 international

2:24pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Some sportsmen swear there is no substitute for match practice but England Twenty20 captain Eoin Morgan believes he is "twice the man" he was before an unscheduled month off.

Unite joins argument over restaurants deducting tips from staff

Salisbury Journal: A leading union has rejected plans aimed at capping the amount in tips that a restaurant can deduct from waiting staff.

2:11pm Sunday 30th August 2015

A leading union has rejected plans aimed at capping the amount in tips that a restaurant can deduct from waiting staff.

Liverpool confirm Lazar Markovic loan exit to Fenerbahce

Salisbury Journal: Lazar Markovic will join Fenebahce until the end of the season

1:51pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Liverpool winger Lazar Markovic has signed a season-long loan deal at Fenerbahce.

New dad Martyn Rooney celebrates after 4x400m relay bronze

Salisbury Journal: Great Britain's men and women's 4x400m relay teams both won bronze

1:27pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Martyn Rooney ended an "incredible week" in style, celebrating the birth of his first child by anchoring Great Britain to 4x400 metres relay bronze as the World Championships came to a close.

Leeds forward Brett Delaney turns sights to trophy treble

Salisbury Journal: Leed Rhinos have more trophies in their sights

1:25pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Leeds forward Brett Delaney says the Rhinos' trophy hunt has only just begun after they retained the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup in style with a record 50-0 rout of Hull KR.

'Wonderfully mad' Oliver Sacks dies after cancer fight

Salisbury Journal: Dr Oliver Sacks receiving a CBE from the Queen at Buckingham Palace.

1:23pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Oliver Sacks, the neurologist and author of The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat, has died aged 82.

New Manchester City signing Kevin De Bruyne wants to seize his second chance

Salisbury Journal: Kevin De Bruyne has joined Manchester City for a club-record fee

1:22pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Kevin De Bruyne has vowed to seize his second chance in the Premier League after Manchester City broke their transfer record for a player cast off by Chelsea just 18 months ago.

Arsenal striker Theo Walcott confident goals will come

Salisbury Journal: Arsenal striker Theo Walcott is confident he will be amongst the goals again soon enough

1:22pm Sunday 30th August 2015

England striker Theo Walcott is convinced he will rediscover his touch in front of goal as he attempts to help Arsenal mount a bid for honours this season.

Chelsea boss Mourinho demands more from his under-achieving champions

Salisbury Journal: Eden Hazard has comes under fire after a disappointing start to the season

1:22pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Jose Mourinho will demand his leading players, including Eden Hazard, improve after Chelsea's chastening start to the season.

Lord Coe hails Mo Farah's 'spectacular' achievement at World Championships

Salisbury Journal: Mo Farah made history in Beijing

1:07pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Lord Coe admitted he felt for Mo Farah that his "spectacular" achievement in becoming the first man in history to complete the long-distance 'triple double' would be greeted by some with scepticism.

Cameron heads to Spain and Portugal over EU renegotiations

Salisbury Journal: David Cameron is seeking support as he looks to renegotiate the UK's position in Europe

12:42pm Sunday 30th August 2015

David Cameron will take his European Union reform bid to Spain and Portugal this week as he seeks to build support for a new settlement.

Clutha families need assurance on report publication, Sturgeon tells McLoughlin

Salisbury Journal: 10 people died when a police helicopter crashed on to the roof of the Glasgow pub in November 2013

12:01pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Scotland's First Minister has written to the UK Government's transport secretary urging him to assure families of the victims of the Clutha helicopter tragedy that a report into the crash be published as soon as possible.

Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'

Salisbury Journal: The People and Power study was based on an online survey of 2,147 UK adults

11:12am Sunday 30th August 2015

Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitudes to political reform found.

Justin Gatlin hoping to be portrayed in another light after World Championships

Salisbury Journal: Justin Gatlin won two silver medals at the World Championships

10:34am Sunday 30th August 2015

Justin Gatlin hopes the public will see him as a "human being" rather than a drugs cheat after the World Championships.

Chrissie Hynde criticised for comments about rape victims

Salisbury Journal: Singer Chrissie Hynde has been slammed over her comments about rape victims

10:30am Sunday 30th August 2015

Singer Chrissie Hynde has been criticised for saying that it can be a woman's fault if she is raped.

Wheel of fortune favours Vardy - he looks set to land an England recall

Salisbury Journal: Jamie Vardy training with England after receiving his first call up in June

9:34am Sunday 30th August 2015

Roy Hodgson is expected to recall Jamie Vardy to the England squad on Sunday despite his recent fine for using racist language.

Brother of missing Crete Briton 'sure he's alive' after 10 years

Salisbury Journal: As part of the renewed appeal Cheshire police have issued an image of how Steven might look now - aged 30

9:33am Sunday 30th August 2015

The brother of a British holidaymaker who vanished in Crete 10 years ago has said the family "miss him like you wouldn't believe" and are "sure he's alive".

19th century Princess Charlotte memorabilia goes on sale

Salisbury Journal: The auction includes bronze medals commemorating Princess Charlotte's death, inscribed with the words "Great Britain mourns. Her Princes weep!"

9:33am Sunday 30th August 2015

A collection of royal memorabilia devoted to a 19th century Princess Charlotte is to go on sale.

Darren Campbell: Funding for GB relay team should be cut following failure

Salisbury Journal: Great Britain's men's 4x100m relay team have come in for criticism following their latest high-profile mistake

9:31am Sunday 30th August 2015

Great Britain's men's 4x100 metre relay team should have their National Lottery funding cut following their latest failure, according to former Olympic champion Darren Campbell.

Sam Stanley comes out as gay

Salisbury Journal: Sam Stanley has played in five Sevens World Series tournaments for England

9:24am Sunday 30th August 2015

England Sevens international Sam Stanley has become the first English professional rugby union player to publicly come out as gay.

Israel Dagg and Cory Jane miss out as New Zealand name World Cup squad

Salisbury Journal: New Zealand's 2011 World Cup-winning full-back Israel Dagg has been left out of their 2015 squad

8:26am Sunday 30th August 2015

Defending champions New Zealand have announced their 31-man squad for the upcoming Rugby World Cup, with Waisake Naholo included but Israel Dagg and Cory Jane among those to miss out.

Maria Sharapova's US Open chances hurt by slow recovery from muscle strain

Salisbury Journal: Maria Sharapova has been battling against an injury problem as she prepares for the US Open

7:32am Sunday 30th August 2015

Maria Sharapova's chances of stopping Serena Williams win a fourth grand slam this year are in doubt after the Russian admitted she was still short of fitness a day before the start of the US Open.

Scottish Greens to debate rent controls plan

Salisbury Journal: Co-leaders Patrick Harvie and Maggie Chapman want to see rent controls

7:09am Sunday 30th August 2015

The introduction of rent controls in Scotland will be debated by the Scottish Greens at their conference in October.

Burnham in penalties warning to firms over higher living wage

Salisbury Journal: Andy Burnham said he would seek to use a "carrot and stick" approach to force up wages

6:47am Sunday 30th August 2015

Firms have been warned by Andy Burnham that they could face penalties including higher national insurance payments if they failed to pay a proposed new higher living wage of around £11 an hour.

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