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  1. 2010 World Cup: Sunday Mirror journalist agrees to pay fine

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    Simon Wright of the Sunday Mirror will be able to leave South Africa after a court case in which he was accused of trying to undermine World Cup security was concluded after he agreed to pay a fine of $100.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2010
  2. Pair charged for 290k ticket touting

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    A British businesswoman and her former co-worker have been charged with ticket touting in South Africa after being accused of illegally selling nearly GBP;300,000 worth of World Cup tickets.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2010
  3. 2010 World Cup: Police apologise to Paris Hilton over drugs charg...

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    South African police have apologised to socialite Paris Hilton after she was wrongly arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession following a World Cup match.

    Story | July 02, 2010
  4. 2010 World Cup: Mirror journalist has passport confiscated

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    A British journalist will appear in court in South Africa on Wednesday accused of harbouring Pavlos Joseph, the fan who entered the England dressing room after the draw with Algeria.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2010
  5. 2010 World Cup: Fake passport pair not terrorism related

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    Following reports on Saturday that Zimbabwe has arrested two Pakistani men for using fake passports, a spokesman for the local South Africa Organizing Committee played down their links with terrorism.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2010
  6. 2010 World Cup: Nigerian gets jail term over stolen tickets

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    A Nigerian has been given a three-year prison sentence after being caught in possession of 30 stolen World Cup tickets.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2010
  7. Government pledges zero tolerance

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    South Africa's government has warned that anyone trying to sell counterfeit tickets during the World Cup will be arrested, and it has also said it will operate a zero-tolerance policy towards violent behaviour.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2010
  8. Striker DJ Campbell arrested over stabbing

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    Former Birmingham City striker DJ Campbell has been arrested in connection with a stabbing outside a nightclub.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2010
  9. Charles N'Zogbia arrested over driving test allegations

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    Wigan Athletic midfielder Charles N'Zogbia has been arrested and released on bail amid allegations that he attempted to get a friend to take the practical part of his driving test for him.

    Story | April 22, 2010
  10. Two arrests made over attack on Togo team bus

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    Angolan authorities have announced that two people have been arrested in connection with Friday's attack on the Togo team bus in Cabinda which left three people dead.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2010
  11. Downing's former agent charged with fraud

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    The former agent of England footballer Stewart Downing has been charged with five counts of fraud, police said today. Ian Elliott was arrested in September last year in relation to allegations of financial irregularities made by the former Middlesbrough player.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2009
  12. FA to probe Oakwell supporter disturbances

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    The Football Association has launched an investigation after football fans from both teams were arrested after violence broke out and catering stands were ransacked during Manchester United's Carling Cup tie at Barnsley on Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2009
  13. Villa midfielder Osbourne arrested during training

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    Aston Villa youngster Isaiah Osbourne has been arrested during training on suspicion of conspiracy to rob, it emerged on Tuesday afternoon.

    Story | October 06, 2009
  14. Everton striker Jose Baxter arrested on drugs charge

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    Everton striker Jose Baxter has been released on bail following his arrest on a drugs charge, it was confirmed on Tuesday morning. Baxter, 17, was one of three men arrested in Kirkby on Monday on suspicion of possession of cannabis with intent to supply and on suspicion of possessing counterfeit money.

    Story | October 06, 2009
  15. Calum Davenport "feeling positive" as recovery continues

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    West Ham defender Calum Davenport is "feeling positive" as he continues his recuperation from an incident in which he and his mother were both stabbed.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2009
  16. Defoe spends five hours in cell after police error

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    Jermain Defoe could sue the police after being unlawfully arrested and held in a cell for five hours in the early hours of Monday morning.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2009