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Oval Four: Men have convictions quashed in corrupt detective case

Image copyright Winston Trew Image caption Winston Trew said his life fell apart after he served eight months in prison Three men who were jailed nearly 50 years ago on the evidence of a corrupt police officer have had their convictions quashed. Winston Trew, Sterling Christie, George Griffiths and...

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Jaden Moodie stabbing: ‘Yellow-gloved killer set out to murder rival’

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Jaden Moodie is the youngest person to be stabbed to death in London in 2019 A 14-year-old boy was murdered by a “yellow-gloved attacker” who was part of a gang that set out to murder a rival, a court heard. Jaden Moodie was...

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South Western Railway December rail strikes to go ahead

Image copyright PA Image caption The RMT has announced drivers and guards will take 27 days of industrial action A 27-day rail strike during December and New Year will go ahead after two days of talks ended without agreement. The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union said its members...

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Seventeen arrested in human trafficking raids in London

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Scotland Yard raided 16 addresses across east London on Thursday morning Seventeen people have been arrested in early morning raids across east London in an international human trafficking investigation. Officers went to 16 addresses after working with Romanian police, who simultaneously raided four...

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Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to host final England v Australia Ashes test in 2020

Tottenham’s new ground features a a 17,500-capacity single-tier south stand, making it the largest in England England will play their final rugby league Ashes Test against Australia at Tottenham’s new stadium next year. It will be the first Ashes series since 2003 and the Kangaroos will take on England...

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‘Wrong’ for Shard climber George King-Thompson to be locked up

Image copyright INSTAGRAM/@powers.of.passion Image caption George King-Thompson admitted being in breach of an injunction designed to deter trespassers The parents of a free-solo climber who scaled London’s Shard unaided say it was “very wrong” for him to be jailed. George King-Thompson was sentenced to six months in a young...

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Truth Hurts: Lizzo credits writer of ‘DNA test’ tweet

Image copyright Getty Images / Mina Lioness / Twitter “I just took a DNA Test, turns out I’m a credited writer for the number one song on Billboard.” That’s what British singer Mina Lioness tweeted after officially being credited as a writer on Lizzo’s song Truth Hurts. The row...

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Defiant head vows to keep unregistered school open

Image caption Ms Ali does not usually wear a niqab but said she wanted to keep a low profile for her interview The head teacher of an unregistered school, prosecuted for operating it illegally, has said it has a “unique” approach and will remain open. Nadia Ali, of Ambassadors...

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Thirteen charged over UK’s ‘biggest drugs conspiracy’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA flat in Hammersmith in London was one of the properties raided on Tuesday Police investigating what they say is the UK’s biggest ever drugs conspiracy have charged 13 men. The charges of conspiracy to import drugs follow a National Crime...

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