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Coronavirus pandemic: Tracking the global outbreak

Image copyright Getty Images Coronavirus is continuing its spread across the world, with more than three million confirmed cases in 185 countries and more than 200,000 deaths. The United States alone has more than one million confirmed cases – four times as many as any other country. This series...

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Prince Harry and Meghan: Madame Tussauds moves wax figures from Royals

Image copyright Victoria Jones/PA Image caption Figures of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex had been placed next to the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Wax figures of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been moved from other members of the...

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Tributes paid to BA crew killed in New Year’s Eve crash

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Dominic Fell, Rachel Clark and Joseph Finnis died on New Year’s Eve Tributes have been paid to three British Airways (BA) cabin crew who were killed in a crash near Heathrow Airport on New Year’s Eve. Dominic Fell, 23, Joseph Finnis, 25, and Rachel...

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Battersea shooting: Man killed in front of family

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Flamur Beqiri had a wife and young child A man shot dead on Christmas Eve was attacked in front of his family after a night out, police said. Flamur Beqiri, a Swedish national, was killed in Battersea Church Road in south-west London at about...

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Walthamstow stabbing: One man dies and another injured

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Police were called to Bromley Road at about 19:15 GMT on Thursday One man has died and another has been injured after being stabbed in east London. The attack happened on Bromley Road in Walthamstow, at about 19:15 GMT. The deceased man, in...

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Student protest police officer cleared of baton attack

Image caption About 10,000 people marched through London as part of the student fees protest in 2010 A police officer accused of hitting a student over the head with a baton during a protest nine years ago has been cleared of misconduct. A panel concluded on Thursday that an...

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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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Arsenal v Eintracht Frankfurt: Granit Xhaka returns after five-game absence

Unai Emery has hinted that former captain Granit Xhaka is in line to return to the squad against Frankfurt BBC coverage How to follow: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website Midfielder Granit Xhaka will make his first Arsenal appearance since October after being named in the starting...

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Black Wetherspoon’s customer boycotts pub over banana order

Image caption Mark D’Arcy-Smith said he and his friend are now boycotting the Wetherspoon’s pub in Bromley A Wetherspoon’s customer who had a banana sent to his table in an act of racial abuse is boycotting the pub. Mark D’arcy-Smith was drinking with a friend at The Richmal Crompton...

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Champions Cup: Saracens under spotlight as holders begin European title defence

Saracens beat Leinster 20-10 to win the Champions cup last season Europe’s elite begin their Champions Cup campaigns this weekend. A lot of attention will be focused on holders Saracens, who were docked 35 points for breaching the Premiership Rugby salary cap, when they face Racing 92 in Paris...

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