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‘London throat’: Toxic brake dust could cause condition, scientists say

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Scientists say metal brake dust particles might be contributing to illnesses like pneumonia and bronchitis Dust from worn-out brake pads could have the same harmful impact as diesel emissions, according to scientists. Tests carried out by King’s College, London, show metallic abrasion...

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

Image copyright UK News in Pictures Image caption The Mercedes HGV left the road after colliding with the white Toyota Yaris 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...

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Crystal Palace v West Ham United

Preview followed by live coverage of Thursday’s Premier League game between Crystal Palace and West Ham United. local electrician Source link

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London children living in poverty get Christmas joy

The Metropolitan Police and The Childhood Trust charity have teamed up to deliver Christmas presents to children living below the poverty line across London. The presents are donated by communities to local police stations and dropped off to the children across the capital before Christmas. Video by Gem O’Reilly...

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General Election 2019: Polls open across London

Image copyright PA Voting is under way to decide who will represent London’s 73 parliamentary seats. Londoners will decide the fate of hundreds of parliamentary candidates including the prime minister and leader of the Labour Party. Registered voters will be able to cast their ballots from 07:00 to 22:00...

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Trafalgar Square Christmas tree: ‘Sparse’ spruce ridiculed

Image caption The tree is being decorated and lit at 18:00 GMT on Thursday “Britain’s most famous Christmas tree” has been branded a turkey over its “sparse” foliage and “anaemic” appearance. Since 1947, a Norwegian spruce has been installed every year in the centre of Trafalgar Square. But some...

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Nuno Espirito Santo is a potential replacement if Arsenal sack Unai Emery

Unai Emery’s Arsenal are eight points adrift of the top four in the Premier League Arsenal have identified Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo as a potential replacement for Unai Emery if the Gunners decide to sack the Spaniard. Head coach Emery is under pressure after a winless run of...

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General election 2019: ‘We’re just represented by white people’

Young people from black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds (BAME) have described how they feel the 2019 general election has failed so far to take on their views or represent them. Students at London’s Westminster Kingsway College talked about the issues they care about and the changes they would...

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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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London Piccadilly Theatre ceiling collapses on audience

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionActor Wendell Pierce apologised for the roof collapse Five people were taken to hospital and several others were injured when a roof collapsed during a Piccadilly Theatre show in London’s West End. The venue in Denman Street was packed for a...

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