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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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Fulham handed disorderly conduct charge after penalty protests against Bristol City

Fulham felt they should have been given a penalty when Neeskens Kebano went down in injury time Fulham have been charged with failing to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion during their 2-1 Championship loss to Bristol City on Saturday. The Cottagers felt Neeskens Kebano was...

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Joseph McCann: Rape accused ‘will not give evidence’

Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption Joseph McCann’s barrister told the Old Bailey he has “declined to come” to court A man on trial accused of a string of sex offences has declined to come to court and chosen not to give evidence. Joseph McCann, 34, is accused of...

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Jaden Moodie: Boy, 14, ‘killed by rival gang in frenzied attack’

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Jaden Moodie was stabbed to death in London on 8 January A 14-year-old boy was knocked off a moped and then stabbed to death by a rival gang in a “violent and frenzied” attack, a court has heard. Jaden Moodie was allegedly dealing...

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Tottenham: Jose Mourinho appointed after Mauricio Pochettino sacked

Jose Mourinho: Watch the new Tottenham head coach’s classic moments 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 the squad...

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‘Angry pig’ hinders water pipe repairs and causes train disruption

Image copyright Network Rail Image caption The water main burst beside the railway track in Surbiton, south-west London An “angry pig” confronted engineers in a London street, delaying their repair of a burst water main before it was led away with a bag of crisps. The pipe burst on...

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Extinction Rebellion: High Court rules London protest ban unlawful

Image copyright Nathan Williams/ BBC News A police ban on Extinction Rebellion protests in London last month was unlawful, High Court judges have ruled. The Metropolitan Police imposed the ban, which prevented two or more people from the group taking part in protests, under the Public Order Act. But...

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