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A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after another man’s charred remains were found in south London. The body of Loeike Guei, 23, was found on fire on Commonside East, Mitcham, in the early morning of 17 September A post-mortem examination gave a head injury as the cause of death. A 32-year-old man […]

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image copyrightMet Police image captionJaden Christie died of stab wounds in Stockwell Road, Lambeth A man who was stabbed to death in south London has been named as Jaden Christie. The 20-year-old died at the scene in Stockwell Road, Lambeth, just before 15:00 BST on Tuesday. A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of […]

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Klopp defends Liverpool’s lack of transfer activity Manager Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool are a “different club” to some rivals in the transfer window as they are “not owned by countries or oligarchs”. The Premier League champions have only signed Kostas Tsimikas for £11.7m, while Chelsea have spent about £200m. Klopp says “uncertainty” created by Covid-19 […]

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Image caption Oliver Gard was born on the day after what would have been his brother Charlie’s fourth birthday The mother of Charlie Gard, a terminally ill baby that died, has given birth to a second child. Oliver was born on 5 August the day after what would have been Charlie’s fourth birthday. His parents […]

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Animals in London could be at risk due to the financial impact of coronavirus on charities, animal hospitals and pet owners. Battersea Dogs and Cats Home says it fears a “perfect storm”, and projects it could lose more than £11m in the next 18 months. Animal charities including East Finchley-based All Dogs Matter are advising […]

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Alexanda Kotey (left) and El Shafee Elsheikh were captured by Syrian Kurdish forces Two Islamic State suspects will not face the death penalty if convicted of the killings of Western hostages in Iraq and Syria, the US has told the UK. Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh are accused of […]

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Image copyright PA Media Image caption Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire saw flooding overnight Warnings of thunderstorms are in place across swathes of the UK after some areas saw the longest stretch of high temperatures since the 1960s. Yellow storm warnings have been issued for much of England, Wales, parts of Northern Ireland and south-west Scotland. There […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mark Hanretty partnered Paralympian Libby Clegg in this year’s season of Dancing on Ice ITV’s Dancing on Ice skater Mark Hanretty has warned the UK risks losing a generation of talent if it does not reopen ice rinks to elite skaters. A plan to open rinks on 1 August […]

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Image copyright Reuters It is 10 years since the first bikes belonging to London’s cycle scheme were peddled on to the streets of the capital. A decade on, BBC News takes a closer look behind the handlebars. The scheme’s origins Image copyright Getty Images While the cycles are known by many as Boris Bikes, it […]

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Alex McDonald is a security guard for the historic ship Cutty Sark, which is based in Greenwich, south-east London. During the coronavirus lockdown, he spent a great deal of time patrolling the empty vessel. He recorded some of his thoughts about the boat, which he says comes “alive” even when tourists are not there. boiler […]

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