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Image copyright GoFUNDME Image caption Robert Hazeldean said he was left “reeling” after a judge ordered him to pay damages More than £50,000 has been raised for a cyclist who was ordered to pay compensation to a woman who stepped in front of him while using her phone. Both Robert Hazeldean and 28-year-old yoga instructor […]

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Image copyright EPA Police were called to the London home of Boris Johnson and his partner in the early hours of Friday after neighbours reportedly heard a loud argument. The Guardian said Carrie Symonds was heard telling the Conservative MP to “get off me” and “get out of my flat”. The Metropolitan Police told the […]

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Jack Shepherd challenged his conviction of manslaughter by gross negligence at the Court of Appeal Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd has lost an appeal against his conviction for manslaughter. Shepherd was jailed for six years after Charlotte Brown died when she was thrown from his boat when it capsized on the […]

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Image copyright Grimshaw Architects Image caption The architects’ visualisation of Heathrow’s plan shows the M25 running under the new runway Heathrow Airport will construct a third runway by 2026 and complete its expansion by 2050, according to its “masterplan” published on Tuesday. The plan includes diverting rivers, moving roads and rerouting the M25 through a […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cilmate protesters held a demonstration outside Heathrow Airport on 19 April A plan by climate protestors to shut down Heathrow Airport with drones on Tuesday has been postponed. Extinction Rebellion had threatened to cause disruption by flying drones in June and July, in protest against a planned expansion of […]

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Image copyright PA Nearly three-quarters of people caught with knives and offensive weapons in England and Wales in the last year were first-time offenders, figures show. Ministry of Justice data for the year to March show 72% of those stopped had not been previously dealt with by the courts or police for such an offence. […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Met hopes the change will make police work more attractive to people with family commitments The Met Police will recruit part-time police constables for the first time as the force tries to “break down barriers” deterring women from joining. From November, all new constable recruits will be able […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLocal resident: “The whole thing was an inferno”. Residents at a block of flats engulfed by flames said concerns were raised with builders and the council about potential fire hazards. Twenty flats with wooden balconies were destroyed and another 10 damaged in the fire in east London, […]

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Image copyright Met Police Image caption Malcolm Mide-Madariola died shortly after being taken to hospital The father of a murdered 17-year-old has said he feels “more pity than hate” for his son’s killer. Malcolm Mide-Madariola was standing up for a friend when he was stabbed to death near Clapham South Tube station in south-west London […]

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Image copyright Aviva British insurer Aviva has announced that it is to cut 1,800 jobs worldwide over the next three years and split its business into two. Aviva has offices in 16 countries and a global workforce of 30,000 people, with 16,000 employees in the UK. The firm’s UK sites include London, Norwich, York, Dorking, […]

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