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Iran plane crash: Tributes to three British nationals killed

Image copyright Facebook/LinkedIn Image caption Mohammed Reza Kadkhoda Zadeh, Sam Zokaei and Saeed Tahmasebi were all on board Tributes have been paid to three British nationals who died when a Ukrainian plane crashed in Iran. Mohammed Reza Kadkhoda Zadeh, who owned a dry cleaners, BP engineer Sam Zokaei and...

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Stanwell crash: Three BA cabin crew dead in New Year’s Eve collision

Image copyright UK News in Pictures Image caption The Mercedes HGV left the road after colliding with a white Toyota Yaris Three British Airways cabin crew members died in a crash involving a lorry and a car outside Heathrow Airport on New Year’s Eve. A white Toyota Yaris collided...

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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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Victoria station ‘at a standstill’ after signal failure

Image copyright @WendyMacLeod3 Image caption Part of Victoria station is currently closed due to overcrowding fears. London Victoria is “at a standstill” because of a “major signal failure” during rush-hour. Part of the station, the country’s second busiest, is currently closed due to overcrowding fears. Services are facing delays...

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Naturalist and presenter David Bellamy dies at 86

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Conservationist David Bellamy died on Wednesday, the foundation he formed said Naturalist and broadcaster David Bellamy has died aged 86, the Conservation Foundation he formed says. London-born Bellamy, who became a household name as a TV personality, scientist and conservationist, died on Wednesday,...

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Trio admit Owen Jones attack but deny homophobic motive

Image caption Owen Jones was leaving a pub in north London when a group of men assaulted him Three men have admitted being involved in an attack on Guardian columnist Owen Jones but denied it was motivated by homophobia. The journalist was celebrating his birthday at the Lexington pub...

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‘Tube saviour’ hopes her story can inspire others

Image copyright Asma Shuweikh Image caption Asma Shuweikh said she hopes her story can inspire others to “come together” A woman who was praised for intervening to stop anti-Semitic abuse said she hopes her story can inspire others. Asma Shuweikh, was reunited with the father of the family that...

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Jose Mourinho: Tottenham’s new manager says he will bring passion and happiness

Mourinho took training for the first time on Wednesday New Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has promised to bring “passion” and “happiness” to the club. The Portuguese, 56, was appointed on Wednesday morning, following the sacking of Mauricio Pochettino on Tuesday night. Former Chelsea and Manchester United boss Mourinho praised...

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‘Startled pig’ hinders water pipe repairs and causes train disruption

Image copyright Thames Water Image caption The valve to cut the water was in a field which Pickle the pig called home A “startled pig” confronted engineers as they repaired a burst water main in London, before it was coaxed away with a bag of crisps. The pipe burst...

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Saracens have ‘put rugby union in a dangerous place’, says ex-England captain Chris Robshaw

Chris Robshaw (right) and his Harlequins side finished fifth in the Premiership table last season, 22 points behind Saracens in second spot Saracens have put rugby union “in a very dangerous place” after they were found to breach salary cap rules, says ex-England captain Chris Robshaw. The Premiership champions...

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