Alexis Keir

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World Cup 2014: England have got everything right – apart from the football

England have a 72-strong entourage with them in Brazil, including a psychiatrist, nutritionists and a turf specialist. The only thing they do not have are any World Cup points<p>Ultimately it always comes back to the same thing. When Roy Hodgson and his players arrived back in Rio de Janeiro it was to …

Germany 4-0 Portugal

• The best action from Salvador – in pictures • Barry Glendenning’s minute-by-minute report<p>Iberians must be sick of the sight of Salvador. In the stadium where Spain were routed by Holland last week Portugal suffered the same fate against Germany, getting their campaign off to the worst possible …

PM's flagship scheme not reaching three quarters of troubled families

Data shows pledge to 'turn around' lives of 120,000 families by 2015 requires much more money than has been made available<p>Three quarters of troubled families "turned around" under a scheme initiated by the prime minister are still committing crime, without jobs and have children who remain excluded …

George Stinney was executed at 14. Can his family now clear his name?

Accused of killing two white girls in South Carolina, George Stinney Jr was tried and electrocuted in just 83 days. As a judge ponders whether to quash the verdict, Karen McVeigh speaks to the families involved<p>An old storage shed, half swallowed by weeds, shimmers in the hazy winter sunshine …

London 2012: Deaf athletes and fans felt like 'second-class citizens'

<b>Some deaf athletes and spectators felt like second-class citizens at the 2012 Paralympics, says the former president of the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf.</b><p>Craig Crowley told BBC Sportshour that change is needed for deaf athletes to get more recognition and funding.<p>But an …

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Isabel Benavides on Twitter: "Laura Barnett investigates why health orgs are funding art projects: @GdnCulturePros: http://t.co/jUMvfQYbUw"

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