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Goodmayes: Young man left fighting for life after stabbing in east London

October 21, 2020

A young man is fighting for life in hospital after a knife attack in east London. The victim, 28, was found suffering stab injuries after police were called to Green Lane, Goodmayes, just before 1.30pm on Wednesday. He was taken to an east London hospital where he remains in a critical condition. Police have arrested […]

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Brexit: 'Intensified' trade talks with the EU to resume after Michel Barnier extends olive branch

October 21, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Trade talks between the UK and European Union are set to continue after Brussels’ chief negotiator said the doors “remain open” until the end of the transition period. Downing Street confirmed discussions between Michel Barnier and his UK counterpart […]

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Two dead after ‘gas explosion’ collapses building in west London

October 21, 2020

Two people have died after a suspected gas explosion caused a building to collapse in west London. The blast is believed to have happened at about 6.20am this morning in an Ealing phone shop and barbers, which have flats above them. Devastated business owners said they have lost everything and were in shock at the […]

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Explosion leaves unknown number of dead in building collapse

October 21, 2020

An unknown number of people are feared to have died after a suspected gas explosion caused a building to collapse this morning. The blast is thought to have occurred at around 6.20am this morning in Ealing, West London, at a phone shop and barbers with flats above them. Five people including a child were rescued […]

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Ministers threaten to take direct control of Transport for London

October 20, 2020

The government has been accused of demanding “punitive” conditions to agree a funding deal with Transport for London. The Financial Times reported that ministers have told the capital’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, the government would take direct control of Transport for London (TfL) unless he accepts measures including higher council tax, a larger congestion charge zone […]

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Attempted murder arrest after police officer left with potentially life-changing injuries

October 20, 2020

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a police officer was left with potentially life-changing injuries following a car crash in Southwark, south London. Three other officers were injured in the collision and another during the arrest. A police statement said: “A police vehicle was involved in a collision with another […]

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How people in Greater Manchester’s COVID hotspot reacted to Tier 3 measures

October 20, 2020

It was just a bag of bread, milk, eggs and baked beans, but for Jane Little and her family, it makes every bit of difference. Without her doorstep delivery from a grassroots charity in Rochdale she really struggles to find the money from her benefits to feed her three grown-up children who all have special needs. […]

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Sadiq Khan calls for ‘immediate end’ to London’s 10pm curfew

October 20, 2020

The Mayor of London has urged the government to scrap the 10pm curfew immediately in a bid to help struggling pubs and restaurants cope with tier two coronavirus restrictions. Sadiq Khan believes allowing businesses to remain open beyond 10pm will boost cashflow and enable restaurants to increase their bookings throughout the evening. It comes amid […]

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Greater Manchester forced into Tier 3 lockdown measures after talks collapse

October 20, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Boris Johnson has confirmed Greater Manchester will move to the “very high” coronavirus alert level. The Prime Minister said the tier 3 regulations will be laid in Parliament on Thursday and they will come into force just after midnight. […]

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How to see the Orionid meteor shower in London tonight

October 20, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Skygazers are set for a dazzling light display on Tuesday as the Orionid meteor shower streaks through our night skies. The celestial fireworks can be spotted with the naked eye twice a year, cloud permitting, as Earth passes through […]

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