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Man charged over fatal stabbing near Harrods, London

Image copyright Marius Zarnescu Image caption Mohammed Abdullah Al Araimi was stabbed in Knightsbridge near Harrods A man has been charged with murder after a fatal stabbing near the luxury department store Harrods. Mohammed Abdullah Al Araimi, 20, died at the scene near the Knightsbridge store on 5 December...

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Charlton Athletic: East Street Investments complete takeover from Roland Duchatelet

East Street Investments have completed their takeover of Championship club Charlton Athletic, ending Roland Duchatelet’s spell as owner. A deal was first announced at the end of November, subject to English Football League approval. Much of Duchatelet’s tenure was dominated by friction between the Belgian and a section of...

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Battersea shooting: Man shot dead in front of family ‘just yards from home’

Image copyright PA Media Image caption The 36-year-old was shot “just yards from home” in Battersea A man shot dead on Christmas Eve was attacked in front of his family after a night out, police said. Officers were called to Battersea Church Road in south west London at about...

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IPL auction: Eoin Morgan signs for Kolkata Knight Riders

Eoin Morgan has joined IPL outfit Kolkata Knight Riders for a second time having previously played for them between 2011 and 2013 England’s Eoin Morgan, Jason Roy, Chris Woakes and Sam Curran have all earned six-figure contracts in the Indian Premier League’s player auction. Morgan, who led England to...

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Jimi Hendrix cleared of blame for UK parakeet release

Image copyright Goldsmith’s University Image caption Non-native parakeets have thrived across the country since first being “officially” seen in the 1860s, the researchers note The rumour parakeets arrived in the UK when rock star Jimi Hendrix released a pair in London’s Carnaby Street in the swinging 60s has finally...

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Trafalgar Square Christmas tree: ‘Sparse’ spruce ridiculed

Image caption The tree is being decorated and lit at 18:00 GMT on Thursday “Britain’s most famous Christmas tree” has been branded a turkey over its “sparse” foliage and “anaemic” appearance. Since 1947, a Norwegian spruce has been installed every year in the centre of Trafalgar Square. But some...

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Nuno Espirito Santo is a potential replacement if Arsenal sack Unai Emery

Unai Emery’s Arsenal are eight points adrift of the top four in the Premier League Arsenal have identified Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo as a potential replacement for Unai Emery if the Gunners decide to sack the Spaniard. Head coach Emery is under pressure after a winless run of...

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General election 2019: ‘We’re just represented by white people’

Young people from black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds (BAME) have described how they feel the 2019 general election has failed so far to take on their views or represent them. Students at London’s Westminster Kingsway College talked about the issues they care about and the changes they would...

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London Underground: Victoria Line staff to strike

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union will walk out for 24 hours from 22:00 on 27 November Train drivers on the Victoria Line are to go on strike following a falling out with London Underground (LU) for “breaking promises”. Members of...

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Algorithms helping patients on ventilators at London hospitals

Imperial College London and the Royal Brompton Hospital have found a way to make ventilators more precise for individual intensive care patients. The trial involves a monitor next to a patient’s bed that will collect data showing their breathing patterns and lung capacity. Doctors and nurses will use the...

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