Indiana primary live: do-or-die for Cruz as Trump seeks Republican coronation

New York billionaire could all but lock down Republican nomination on Tuesday, while Clinton hopes to prevent another Sanders victory

11.29pm BST

Here are a few good #ffs for snap results analysis:

Cruz is losing absentees even outside Fort Wayne. This is looking bad for him. pic.twitter.com/7sFPESSAOJ

Trump delegate sweep-watch: Trump is carrying Delaware County (#IN05) 54%-29% over Cruz. Cruz actually looking better in #IN03.

One bit of good news for Cruz: Kasich has just 11 percent of the vote. The bad news for Cruz is that Trump has 54% of early voters.

Getting that dumpster fire gif ready…

11.26pm BST

Forty precincts have now reported on each side – that’s less than 1% reporting. Needless to say that’s not a large enough proportion to base a projection on. But not bad for Trump, it appears:

8 counties are reporting some results: All have Trump leading. (In 7 of the 8 counties, Trump’s lead is between 20% and 37%.)

Related: Indiana primary results: track the votes, county by county

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Snooker world champion Mark Selby wants to join Leicester’s bus parade

• Who knows, they might let me parade my trophy,’ says Foxes fan Selby
• Leicester striker Jamie Vardy played a part in Crucible potting success

Mark Selby wants to join Leicester City’s open-top bus parade after missing the greatest moment in the club’s history while he wrapped up the World Snooker Championship title.

Related: Mark Selby clinches second world title with 18-14 win over Ding Junhui

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Labour in the headlines, and Vardy’s double

The continuing row over anti-Semitism in the Labour Party, Google being given NHS patient data, and more Leicester City celebrations feature across Wednesday’s front pages.


Setting The Record Straight On Ontario’s Green Energy Plan

I’ve worked for many years on environment and energy policy in Ontario, and one of my greatest frustrations is how the story of this province’s shift from polluting fossil fuels to clean renewables has become twisted.

This twisting was on display in…


NBA admits referees made five errors at end of Spurs-Thunder game

The NBA said on Tuesday there were five incorrect non-calls on the wild final sequence in San Antonio, including a foul on Oklahoma City’s Dion Waiters that referees earlier had already acknowledged they missed.

The league agreed with the refs that Waiters should’ve been whistled for knocking Manu Ginobili back with his elbow to create space to throw an inbounds pass, but also ruled in its Last 2 Minute report that Ginobili first committed a delay-of-game violation by stepping on the sideline as he was defending.

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