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Memorial service to mark Hillsborough anniversary

Before their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield Stadium against Manchester City Liverpool supporters hold banners prior to a minute's silence in tribute to the 96 supporters who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster of 25 years ago on 15 April 1989, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — About 30,000 people, including Liverpool players past and present, are expected to attend a memorial service at Anfield marking the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough Stadium disaster that killed 96 Liverpool fans.

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Fans think Banksy behind artwork mocking UK spies

A new graffiti street art piece, suspected of being a Banksy,  appeared in, Cheltenham England  Monday April 14, 2014. Street artist Banksy may have struck again, leaving an espionage-themed graffiti artwork in the hometown of Britain's electronic spy agency.  A stenciled artwork has appeared on a wall in the western England city of Cheltenham, depicting three figures in trench coats and trilbys snooping on a telephone booth.  Cheltenham is home to GCHQ, Britain's electronic eavesdropping agency. The secretive organization found itself in the spotlight after some of its covert activities were revealed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. The work has not been claimed on Bansky's official website, but has many of the elusive artist's hallmarks, including the stenciled technique and vein of social commentary. (AP Photo/Ben Birchall/PA) Wire  UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

LONDON (AP) — Street artist Banksy may have struck again, leaving an espionage-themed graffiti artwork in the hometown of Britain’s electronic spy agency.

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Mercedes technical director leaving after season

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain speeds down the track during Formula One testing at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

BRACKLEY, England (AP) — Mercedes says its technical director will leave the Formula One team at the team of the 2014 season and will not be replaced.

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