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Koko Camden: Fire engulfs famous music venue

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOne third of the roof of Koko in Camden was on fire at one point, the London Fire Brigade said One of London’s most famous music venues has been badly damaged in a blaze. The dome on the roof of Koko...

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New Year’s Eve: Police warning as UK prepares for 2020

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Fireworks are let off from Edinburgh Castle as part of the Hogmanay New Year celebrations Police are warning people not to attend New Year celebrations on the River Thames in London without a ticket, as spectators gather to usher in 2020. More than...

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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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Black cab rapist John Worboys given two life sentences

Image copyright Met Police Image caption John Worboys was jailed in 2009 for a string of sex attacks on women in his taxi Black cab rapist John Worboys has been handed two life sentences with a minimum term of six years for attacking four more women. The 62-year-old, who...

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Preston North End 2-1 Fulham: David Nugent helps 10-man Lilywhites to victory

David Nugent scored his first goal for Preston since their 4-0 win against Coventry in April 2007 Preston North End ended a run of four consecutive Championship defeats as they beat Fulham in a game which saw both sides reduced to 10 men. Sean Maguire put the hosts ahead...

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London Bridge: Family of Usman Khan ‘shocked’ by attack

Image copyright AFP The family of London Bridge attacker Usman Khan have said they are “saddened and shocked” by what happened and “totally condemn his actions”. In a statement, they expressed their condolences to the victims’ families Khan, who was convicted of a terrorism offence in 2012, killed Jack...

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Plough Lane: AFC Wimbledon say they need further £11m to complete new stadium

An artist’s interpretation of AFC Wimbledon’s new stadium at Plough Lane AFC Wimbledon say they need to raise a further £11m by January to complete their new stadium at Plough Lane. Borrowing the money they need would leave the Dons with a playing budget “barely capable of surviving in...

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Tottenham sack manager Mauricio Pochettino after five years in charge

Mauricio Pochettino’s last game in charge was Tottenham’s 1-1 draw at Sheffield United in the Premier League on 9 November Tottenham have sacked manager Mauricio Pochettino after five years in charge of the Premier League club. The Argentine, 47, was appointed in May 2014 and led the club to...

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Children in Need: The charity helping young wheelchair users

The charity Go Kids Go provides young people with free wheelchair skills training to allow them to become more independent. The charity helped wheelchair basketball player Ade Adepitan who says he owes them everything. It is partly funded by Children in Need. electrical commercial service highgate Source link

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South Western Railway workers to hold 27 days of strikes

Image copyright PA Image caption The RMT has announced drivers and guards will take 27 days of industrial action A union has announced 27 days of rail strikes during December and on New Year’s Day as part of a long-running dispute over train guards. The Rail, Maritime and Transport...

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