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Image copyright Family handout Image caption Dennis Anderson was stabbed in Lordship Lane, East Dulwich A man has been found guilty of stabbing a stranger to death outside a shop following a row over a cigarette. Jahmel Riley, 25, used a “Rambo-style” hunting knife to slash 39-year-old Dennis Anderson in the neck in the early […]

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Image copyright Royal Mint/PA Media Image caption Two new coins feature Paddington Bear outside St Paul’s Cathedral and the Tower of London The humble 50p has been making headlines recently with the launch of a new Paddington Bear coin and plans for a Brexit edition later this year. They follow releases to celebrate events such […]

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Image copyright Getty Images The developer behind a 67-acre site in the King’s Cross area of central London has defended its use of facial recognition technology. Under data protection laws, firms must provide clear evidence that there is a need to record and use people’s images. A spokeswoman said the tool was used to “ensure […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe National Grid’s operations director explains why nearly one million people lost power on Friday National Grid has said it will “learn the lessons” after nearly one million people across England and Wales lost power on Friday. But director of operations Duncan Burt told the BBC that […]

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Police believe Nora Quoirin remains in the vicinity of the hotel where she was staying A mum’s voice calling out for her missing daughter was played over loudspeakers during a search of the Malaysian jungle. Police believe Nora Quoirin, 15, who has special needs, is still somewhere near the Dusan […]

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London promoter Tail & Twist have thrown an “eco disco”. They claim it’s London’s first ever single-use plastic-free party. The guests were given reusable metal cups on the door, they used straws made from avocado pips and even the glitter was plastic-free. But with deliveries arriving shrink-wrapped, how possible is it to party without plastic? […]

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Image copyright Google Image caption The attack happpened on Uxbridge Road in Shepherd’s Bush A murder investigation has been launched after a teenager was stabbed to death in west London. The victim, believed to be 18, was found with a stab injury in Uxbridge Road, Shepherd’s Bush, on Wednesday night. The Metropolitan Police said officers […]

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Image copyright The Ednan-Laperouse Family A law protecting allergy sufferers will be introduced following the death of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse. The teenager died after an allergic reaction to a Pret A Manger baguette. Under ‘Natasha’s law’, food businesses will have to include full ingredients labelling on pre-packaged food. Natasha’s parents said “helping save other allergy sufferers […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBoris Johnson refuses to answer questions about the reported row with his partner Boris Johnson has refused to answer questions about reports of a row between him and his partner in which police were called. Speaking at a Tory Party hustings in Birmingham, Mr Johnson said people […]

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The “No Direction Home” stand-up comedy gigs and workshops hope to help refugees to express their feelings about what has happened in their lives. The events, started by Tom Parry and run by Counterpoints Arts at Camden People’s Theatre, also try to bring communities together, help break communication barriers and teach people English. emergency plumbing […]

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