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Heathrow suffers 95% drop in passengers in June

Heathrow’s passenger numbers were down 95% year-on-year in June, with just 350,000 people travelling through the airport. Its North America and Africa markets saw the...

Appeal to trace another 10 people wanted over violence at protests in London

Police have released another 10 images of people they want to question over violent clashes at protests in London in recent weeks. At least 100...

Latest: ‘Almost 30’ police officers injured in London street party violence

Nearly 30 officers were injured after a street party descended into violence, according to a police chief. Footage on social media showed police vehicles being...

Police officers attacked and vehicles smashed in London clashes

Riots and violent confrontations with police have taken place in south-east London overnight. Footage on social media showed a number of police vehicles being smashed...

London Stock Exchange chief named to post regulating UK banks

Nikhil Rathi has been appointed the next chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), responsible for regulating the UK’s banks. He was unveiled by...

Scientists looking for volunteers for Covid-19 vaccine trial

A scientist heading the human trials for a possible Covid-19 vaccine has said volunteers are “critically important” to their research. Speaking on the BBC’s Radio4...

London Mayor Sadiq Khan takes €17k pay cut amid warning on austerity after coronavirus

Sadiq Khan has slashed his own pay by 10% as he called on Boris Johnson to bail out local authorities facing funding black holes...

London railway worker and mother-of-one died ‘after being spat on by man with Covid-19’

A railway ticket office worker who died of coronavirus after being spat at while on duty was “a good person, a good mother, and...

Police hunt for killer of woman found dead in UK church grounds

A manhunt has been launched in England for a woman’s killer after her body was found in the grounds of an east London Baptist...

Patient who was second in world to be cleared of HIV reveals his identity

A hospital patient from London who was the second person in the world to be cleared of HIV has revealed his identity. Adam Castillejo, 40,...

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Trump extends unemployment benefits to help coronavirus struggle

President Donald Trump has signed executive orders deferring payroll taxes for some Americans and extending unemployment benefits after negotiations on a new coronavirus rescue...

Thousands throng central Jerusalem in anti-Netanyahu protest

Thousands of demonstrators thronged the streets near the official residence of prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu in central Jerusalem on Saturday night, in a renewed...

Danny Dyer sends birthday message to daughter Dani

Danny Dyer has sent his daughter Dani a touching message to mark her 24th birthday. The 43-year-old actor shared the message on Instagram alongside an...

Juventus appoint Andrea Pirlo after Maurizio Sarri gets the chop

Juventus have appointed former midfielder Andrea Pirlo as their manager following the sacking of Maurizio Sarri. The Italian club acted swiftly as Sarri (61) paid...

Brazil nears 100,000 deaths from Covid-19

Brazil was leaping towards a grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from Covid-19 on Saturday, and five months after the first reported case the country...
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