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Man ‘plotted terror attacks on London tourist hot spots’, court hears

Image copyright EPA Image caption The London Pride parade was among targets, the court heard A man who was cleared over a sword attack on police outside Buckingham Palace went on to plan a series of terror attacks, a court has heard. Mohiussunnath Chowdhury, 28, was found not guilty...

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Brighton 1-1 Chelsea: Alireza Jahanbakhsh’s stunning effort earns Seagulls point

Cesar Azpilicueta has scored three goals in his past 11 games in all competitions, as many as in his previous 118 Alireza Jahanbakhsh scored with a spectacular overhead kick to stun Chelsea and earn Brighton an unlikely point at the Amex Stadium. The Seagulls were poor for most of...

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London’s City Hall provides Christmas meals for homeless

Image caption Sadiq Khan helped serve 100 Christmas Dinners to guests at City Hall Christmas dinners have been served to Londoners who are reliant on the city’s homelessness services. Hairdressers and opticians were also made available at City Hall before guests were given a three-course meal. Last year, 8,855...

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Labour leadership: Emily Thornberry to run for Labour leadership

Image copyright PA Media Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry has become the first MP to officially enter the race to replace Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader. Writing in the Guardian, she said the next leader needed to have “the political nous and strategic vision to reunite our party”. Sir...

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Man charged over fatal stabbing at Hornsey flats

Image copyright Google Image caption James O’Keefe was found wounded at a black of flats in Hornsey A suspect has been charged with murdering a man who was stabbed to death in north London. James O’Keefe, 47, was found fatally wounded at Shelley House, a block of flats in...

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Brentford Travelodge: Dozens evacuated from major fire in west London

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe fire is said to have started in a “bin room” next to the Travelodge More than 100 firefighters have been tackling a major blaze at a hotel in west London which has forced dozens of guests and staff to be...

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Gary Rhodes: Chef and TV presenter dies aged 59

Image caption Rhodes opened his first restaurant in 1997 Gary Rhodes, the celebrity chef known for his spiky hair and passion for British cuisine, has died aged 59. According to a family statement, he died on Tuesday “with his beloved wife Jennie by his side”. “The Rhodes family are...

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Tottenham: Jose Mourinho appointed after Mauricio Pochettino sacked

Tottenham will be the third Premier League club managed by Jose Mourinho Jose Mourinho has been appointed Tottenham manager after the sacking of Mauricio Pochettino on Tuesday. Former Chelsea and Manchester United boss Mourinho has signed a contract until the end of the 2022-23 season. “The quality in both...

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EFL Trophy: 52 goals, four hat-tricks and academy sides impress

Tristan Abrahams got his first-ever hat-trick as a professional in Newport County’s 7-4 win over Cheltenham An 11-goal thriller, a 17-year-old becoming his club’s youngest captain and a record number of Premier League academy sides making the knockout stages – the penultimate night of matches in the EFL’s Leasing.com...

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Extinction Rebellion: High Court rules London protest ban ‘unlawful’

Image copyright Nathan Williams/ BBC News Extinction Rebellion has won a High Court challenge against the Metropolitan Police over a London-wide ban on protests. The police imposed a four-day ban last month, prohibiting two or more people from the group taking part in protests dubbed the ‘autumn uprising’. However,...

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