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Newspaper says sorry after Clooney slams story

In this Oct. 1, 2013 file photo actor George Clooney attends the premiere of "Gravity" at the AMC Lincoln Square Theaters, in New York. George Clooney has chastised a British newspaper over an article claiming his fiancee's mother disapproves of the impending marriage for religious reasons. Clooney said that the claims about his future mother-in-law Baria Alamuddin were untrue and irresponsible. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Daily Mail newspaper apologized to George Clooney on Wednesday for alleging his fiancee’s mother opposed the marriage on religious grounds — a story Clooney called both wrong and irresponsible.

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5 things to know as the Tour de France hits London

Britain's Christopher Froome, center right with race number one, passes a police officer during the second stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 201 kilometers (124.9 miles) with start in York and finish in Sheffield, England, Sunday, July 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

LONDON (AP) — It may be as French as camembert, but the Tour de France is coming to London. Almost 200 speeding cyclists are set to race past the city’s greatest landmarks, from the Tower of London to the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace.

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Ex-editor Coulson gets 18 months for hacking

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson arrives at the Old Bailey court to be sentenced,  in London,  Friday, July 4, 2014. Coulson, 46, has been found guilty of being involved in the conspiracy to hack into the phone voicemails of many celebrities, royals, politicians and ordinary members of the public, at the now-closed British Sunday tabloid newspaper. Coulson has been sentenced to 18 months in jail. (AP Photo/PA, Stefan Rousseau) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

LONDON (AP) — Andy Coulson went from the editor’s office at Britain’s best-selling newspaper to the corridors of 10 Downing St. as Prime Minister David Cameron’s communications chief. On Friday, he went to prison for conspiring to hack phones.

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