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Express.co.uk
· St Swithin’s Day 2020 date: When is St Swithin’s Day?  
He made an old lady’s eggs whole again after workmen’s smashed them while building a church.
www.liverpoolecho.co.uk
Liverpool Echo
· Carlo Ancelotti's silence, warning ignored and other moments missed from Everton's loss to Wolves  
This time Rúben Neves picked out a brilliant pass to Jota, who got round behind the Everton defence to smash the ball inside Pickford's near post.
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The Guardian
· Kelly Preston: a classy actor who graduated from teen-movie roles to darker and funnier parts  
In her 20s, Preston got sexy supporting-cast Hollywood roles in movies like the 1988 box office smash Twins, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito as the bizarrely un-similar titular siblings.
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Ghost at 30: the shock romantic blockbuster that tried to do it all  
Swayze had done it before with Dirty Dancing, the slow-burn smash that put him on the map, but Ghost was a more full-service phenomenon, a romance that doubled as an affirmation of faith.
www.malaymail.com
Malay Mail
· ‘I have hope’: Pastor Koh’s wife says not giving up fight to find him  
“Someone came and smashed the car window and pulled him out, and put him in the other vehicle and someone else went into his car, and they all drove off.
www.express.co.uk
Express.co.uk
· Queen keeps entertained during lockdown with hilarious hobby - Netflix's Crown star tells  
The Durrells, an ITV drama, has been a smash hit, with Brits begging the broadcaster for more episodes throughout lockdown.
www.malaymail.com
Malay Mail
· Alderweireld seals Tottenham victory over Arsenal  
Tottenham’s Serge Aurier was guilty of a poor touch and then lost out in a 50-50 tackle with Granit Xhaka with the ball breaking to Lacazette who looked up and smashed a right-foot shot into the top corner.
mashable.com
Mashable
· Seniors recreating famous album covers is your perfect lockdown escape  
Resident Sheila Solomons smashes her cane just as the bassist of The Clash smashes his microphone stand on the cover of London Calling.
www.express.co.uk
Express.co.uk
· Coronation Street spoilers: Yasmeen Nazir 'freed' as Geoff's sinister proposition exposed  
The Speed Daal chef completely broke down and when Geoff lunged towards her with a knife, she smashed a wine bottle into his neck.
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CNA
· Alderweireld seals Tottenham victory over Arsenal  
Tottenham's Serge Aurier was guilty of a poor touch and then lost out in a 50-50 tackle with Granit Xhaka with the ball breaking to Lacazette who looked up and smashed a right-foot shot into the top corner.