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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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Koko Camden: Fire engulfs famous music venue

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOne third of the roof of Koko in Camden was on fire at one point, the London Fire Brigade says One of London’s most famous music venues has been badly damaged in an overnight blaze. The dome on the roof of...

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Southampton v Tottenham Hotspur – BBC Sport

Only Jamie Vardy and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have scored more Premier League goals this season than the 12 by Southampton’s Danny Ings TEAM NEWS Southampton await news on whether strikers Shane Long and Michael Obafemi will be available after suffering with injury and illness respectively. Defender Yan Valery is also...

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Croydon stabbing: Man, 60, found injured in street dies

Image copyright Google Image caption The victim was found suffering from stab wounds outside a property in Woodcroft Road A 60-year-old man has been stabbed to death in a residential street in south London. Police and ambulance crews were called to reports of a stabbing in Woodcroft Road, Thornton...

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Love Island host Caroline Flack to stand down

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Caroline Flack is due to appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on 23 December Love Island host Caroline Flack has stood down from the show after being charged with assault by beating. “I feel the best thing I can do is stand down...

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Grenfell Tower fire: Andy Roe appointed new London Fire Brigade (LFB) boss

Image copyright LFB Image caption A former British Army officer, Andy Roe has been at LFB since 2002 London’s new fire commissioner has been announced after the brigade’s current chief stood down over criticisms of how it responded to the Grenfell fire. Andy Roe takes over from Dany Cotton...

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Loughton hit-and-run: Murder arrest over fatal crash

Image caption Essex Police urged the public not to speculate on the circumstances of the crash A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a 12-year-old boy who died in a hit-and-run outside a school. The 51-year-old was also detained on suspicion of attempted murder after four other...

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Blue Story: UK cinema ban called ‘institutionally racist’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The film’s stars Stephen Odubola (left) and Micheal Ward (right) pose alongside director Rapman “Institutionally racist”, “a negative bias”, “a systematic and targeted attack”. These are some of the ways a ban on Rapman’s Blue Story by two UK cinema chains has been...

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Rape-accused Joseph McCann ‘caught on CCTV at hotel’

Image copyright PA Media Image caption CCTV images allegedly showed Joseph McCann at the Phoenix Lodge Hotel in Watford on 25 April A man accused of rape was caught on camera at a hotel just before one of his alleged victims smashed him over the head and escaped, a...

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