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Racist abuse of England’s players has been condemned by Prince William, Boris Johnson and Gareth Southgate. A mural in Manchester honouring Marcus Rashford was defaced after he, Bukayo Saka and Jadon Sancho missed penalties against Italy last night, while online trolls attacked their social media accounts. Richard Branson successfully reached the edge of space in his Virgin Galactic plane for the first time on Sunday. “I was once a child with a dream looking up to the stars,” said Branson, 70. “Now I’m an adult in a spaceship.” Thousands of people took to the streets throughout Cuba yesterday to demand the end of the country’s dictatorship in the biggest protests seen for decades.