Day: September 15, 2020

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Baby dolphin dies after being struck by boat off Cornwall coast

September 15, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates A baby dolphin died after it was struck by a boat off the Cornish coast, said wildlife conservationists. The marine conservation officers from the Cornwall Wildlife Trust said they were “devastated” by the death of the dolphin calf near […]

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William and Kate roll up sleeves to make bagels during visit to Brick Lane

September 15, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today rolled up their sleeves to help make savoury treats at the famous Beigel Bake Brick Lane Bakery. William and Kate were in east London as part of an afternoon of engagements to […]

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Man wanted for biting police officer during protest in central London

September 15, 2020

Detectives have released a CCTV image of a man wanted for biting a police officer at a protest in central London. The officer’s hand was bitten during the demonstration on Saturday, August 6, the Metropolitan Police said. “Thankfully the officer’s injuries were not serious,” a statement said. “In a continued attempt to trace the person […]

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UK coronavirus LIVE: Another 3,000 new cases confirmed as 'second wave' sparks testing shortage thumbnail

UK coronavirus LIVE: Another 3,000 new cases confirmed as 'second wave' sparks testing shortage

September 15, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates More than 3,000 new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in the UK in the last 24 hours, as the death toll rose by 27. It comes after the ONS confirmed more than 57,500 coronavirus-related deaths have been recorded […]

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Teenager who got into Oxford while battling Leukemia raises more than £500,000 for treatment abroad

September 15, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates A teenager who got into Oxford University while battling a rare form of Leukaemia is to travel abroad for pioneering treatment after raising more than £500,000 in six days. Alviar Cohen, 18, from Redbourn, Hertfordshire, was diagnosed with T-cell […]

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Horrific moment bin lorry smashes into cars and house killing driver, 29

September 15, 2020

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Witnesses have described the horrific moment a bin lorry smashed into a house, killing the driver and leaving an 11-year-old fighting for his life. Several people were left injured after the rubbish truck smashed into parked cars […]

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Covid is exposing inequality – this is how I’m going to stop it getting worse

September 15, 2020

Growing up on a housing estate in south London, I saw first-hand the dreadful damage and division caused by the recession of the 1980s. I remember the turmoil inflicted on the families of friends by long-term unemployment. I remember that it was the poorest and those from ethnic minority backgrounds who were often the worst […]

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Man killed after being ‘run over repeatedly’ in Iceland car park

September 15, 2020

A man has died after being repeatedly run over in an Iceland supermarket car park. The 47-year-old was hit five times by a car at around 11.30pm on Sunday in Dagenham, east London, and pronounced dead at the scene. Locals saw paramedics performing CPR on the man as they battled to save his life. Some […]

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Man, 33, fighting for life after being shot with crossbow

September 15, 2020

Advertisement Advertisement A man is in a critical condition after being shot in the stomach with a crossbow. The 33-year-old was found just after 8pm on Monday suffering with an abdominal injury in Uxbridge, west London. He was rushed to hospital and remains in a life-threatening condition. No arrests have yet been made and police […]

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What I Rent: Emma, £1,600 a month for a one-bedroom flat in Hackney, east London

September 15, 2020

Our weekly series, What I Rent, is all about getting honest about the reality of renting. That makes Emma, 35, the perfect fit for taking part, as she holds nothing back when it comes to talking about what she describes as the ‘crap flat’ she rents. Emma, a content consultant from Hackney, has gained thousands […]

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