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Foreign diplomats in London owe £116m for not paying congestion charges

Foreign diplomats in London owe more than £116m (€139m) in congestion charge debt, Dominic Raab has revealed. In a written statement to MPs, the UK's...

Julian Assange ‘put lives at risk’ by sharing unredacted files, hearing told

Sources revealed by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange “disappeared” after he put them at risk of torture and murder, Woolwich Crown court in London has...

Muslims ‘looking over their shoulders’ after London mosque stabbing

Muslims in London feared a mosque attack had “been brewing” following similar atrocities at places of worship around the world, a community leader has...

Worshippers save man’s life after tackling knifeman in London mosque attack

Worshippers in England tackled a knifeman in a mosque after he stabbed a man in his 70s who was leading the call to prayer. A...

More than 200 Heathrow flights grounded after ‘technical issue’

Flights to and from Heathrow continue to be disrupted after the airport was hit by a “technical issue”. At least 58 of the day’s arrivals...

More than £18m extra needed for Big Ben tower repair works

An extra £18.6 million is needed to repair the tower which houses Big Ben, UK parliamentary authorities have been told. The new costs would see...

Man shot dead by police in Streatham attack was convicted terrorist

The man shot dead by police following a stabbing attack in south London was a convicted terrorist who had recently been released from prison. Police...

Second phase of Grenfell Tower inquiry to begin

The second part of the public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire, examining the circumstances and causes of the disaster, is due to start...

‘Big Ben must bong for Brexit’ campaign raises more than £150,000

An online fundraising campaign seeking to have Big Ben ring to welcome in Brexit at 11pm on January 31 has raised more than £150,000. Stand...

London fire chief to step down earlier than expected in wake of Grenfell criticism

London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton is to step down earlier than expected in the wake of criticism over the service’s response to the...

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Footage captures moment huge blast rocked Beirut injuring more than 2,500

A massive explosion has rocked central Beirut, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital...

Rafael Nadal withdraws from US Open over coronavirus concerns

Defending champion Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the US Open citing concerns over coronavirus. The four-time winner at Flushing Meadows does not want to...

A billion students worldwide affected by Covid-19 lockdowns, UN says

The United Nations chief has said the coronavirus pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education in history. School closures in more than 160...

EasyJet increases summer flights to meet demand

EasyJet has said it is operating more flights than previously planned due to demand exceeding expectations. The airline is expanding its schedule to 40 per...

Many injuries and widespread damage reported in huge Beirut explosion

Massive explosions rocked central Beirut, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose...
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