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Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy made history on Saturday by scoring for the 11th Premier League match running against Manchester United at the King Power Stadium. The England forward struck in the 24th minute, running onto Christian Fuchs's pass and arrowing a shot past David de Gea to break a record he had previously shared with former United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy. Van Nistelrooy was quick to congratulate Vardy, writing on Twitter: "Well done @vardy7! You're number one now and you deserved it.
A former chairman of the ruling Conservative Party resigned from his post as a junior minister on Saturday, in response to allegations that he failed to act on warnings about bullying within the party. Grant Shapps, who chaired Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives from 2012 until May this year, quit as an international development minister after saying he took responsibility for hiring an aide who became the subject of complaints about bullying. "Over the past few weeks - as individual allegations have come to light - I have come to the conclusion that the buck should stop with me," Shapps said in a letter to Cameron.