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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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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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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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