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Battle rages over the ‘King of Sheffield’s’ final resting place: £200k 37-ton headstone remembering bare-knuckle boxing traveller built without permission still stands two years on – as father-of-nine’s widow threatens ‘very bad riots’ if it is torn down

The widow of the late ‘traveller king’ of Sheffield has threatened that there will be ‘war’ if the boxer’s £200,000 37-ton headstone which was built without permission is torn down. The marble gravestone, dedicated to Willy Collins, known to some as the ‘King of Sheffield’, remains in the city’s Shiregreen Cemetery, …

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US Embassy in Beirut is set on fire as riots erupt and State Department tells Americans DO NOT travel to Lebanon: Molotov cocktails thrown at consulate in Turkey as tensions flare during Biden’s visit to Israel

Riots continue to rage outside the US Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, where the military clashed with protesters on Wednesday morning as tensions surrounding the Israel-Hamas war flared and anger against the American response to it surged.  The rioters set fire the embassy last night and continued to hurl fireworks towards …

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