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Jay Sewell death: Man and parents jailed for love rival killing

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Jay Sewell was fatally stabbed through a car window, the Old Bailey heard A man who recruited his parents and a group of his friends to kill a love rival has been jailed for life. Daniel Grogan, 20, was “consumed with hatred and...

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New Year’s Eve: Police warning as UK prepares for 2020

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Some 2,000 fireworks will be fired from the London Eye Police are warning people not to attend New Year celebrations on the River Thames in London without a ticket, as spectators gather to usher in 2020. More than 100,000 tickets have been bought...

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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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Croydon stabbing: Man dies two days after attack

Image copyright Google Image caption Police found the 33-year-old man suffering from knife wounds on Drake Road, Croydon A man has died two days after being stabbed in the leg during an attack in south London. Police found the 33-year-old man suffering from knife wounds on Drake Road, Croydon,...

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GP Manish Shah guilty of sex assaults on 23 female patients

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Manish Shah worked as a family planning specialist A GP who cited Angelina Jolie and Jade Goody to instil fear in his patients about their health has been found guilty of sexually assaulting 23 women. Manish Shah preyed on cancer concerns to carry...

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London Bridge: Family of Usman Khan ‘shocked’ by attack

Image copyright AFP The family of London Bridge attacker Usman Khan have said they are “saddened and shocked” by what happened and “totally condemn his actions”. In a statement, they expressed their condolences to the victims’ families Khan, who was convicted of a terrorism offence in 2012, killed Jack...

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Met Police superintendent sentenced over indecent video

Image copyright Julia Quenzler Image caption Supt Novlett Robyn Williams (right) was on trial with her sister Jennifer Hodge and Dido Massivi (left) A senior police officer convicted of possessing a child abuse video on her phone has been told she faces “immense” career consequences. A court heard Novlett...

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Julian Assange: Sweden drops rape investigation

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWho is Julian Assange? Prosecutors in Sweden have dropped an investigation into a rape allegation made against Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange in 2010. Assange, who denies the accusation, has avoided extradition to Sweden for seven years after seeking refuge at the...

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Primark guard preyed on shoplifting teenage girls

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Zia Uddin kept condoms in the control room where he sexually assaulted the girls A Primark security guard has been found guilty of sexually assaulting teenage girls he accused of shoplifting. Zia Uddin, 27, from east London, attacked four 15-year-old girls while working...

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Bristol City and Charlton Athletic: FA fines clubs after Ashton Gate melee

Famara Diedhiou equalised for Bristol City against Charlton before being sent off Bristol City and Charlton Athletic have been fined by the Football Association after admitting they failed to control their players in their Championship match at Ashton Gate on 23 October. City striker Famara Diedhiou was sent off...

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