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Lucian Freud’s Pregnant Girl fetches £16m at auction

One of Lucian Freud’s most famous paintings has sold for more than £16m at auction. Pregnant Girl depicts the artist’s 17-year-old lover Bernardine Coverley asleep...

Man found on fire outside Kensington Palace dies

A man has died after being found on fire outside Kensington Palace in the early hours of this morning, police said. Officers were called to...

Idris Elba triumphs at film awards

The cream of British cinema talent was honoured at the Evening Standard Film Awards. Luther star Idris Elba was named best actor for his role...

Londoners aren’t too happy about the bus explosion staged for a Jackie Chan film

A double decker bus dramatically explodes in the heart of London – but it is all for a movie. Londoners were left confused as...

UN panel says Wikileaks founder Julian Assange ‘should be freed’

The UK government is facing fresh pressure to resolve the case of Julian Assange after a United Nations working group confirmed that the WikiLeaks...

Hundreds evacuated after fire breaks out near London nightclub

Almost 300 people were evacuated after a fire broke out near a Soho nightclub. Fire crews were called to Panton Street in central London at...

Damian Lewis shrugs off Eton row as he launches celebrations for a London comprehensive

Critics who slammed Eton-educated Damian Lewis for opening the anniversary celebrations of a local comprehensive school missed the point, he said at the event. The...

Transport for London drops proposals to crack down on Uber app

Good news for Uber: damaging proposals against the minicab-hailing app have been dropped after the Mayor of London spoke out in support of the...

Nurse being treated for Ebola in ‘serious condition’

A Scottish nurse who is being treated for a late complication of ebola is in a "serious condition" in hospital. Pauline Cafferkey was flown from...

London Tubes Strikes Misery Continues

The 24-hour London tube strike that started yesterday has caused unprecedented chaos for commuters. Thousands struggled with getting to work and to make this...

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Leaders plead for unity at UN amid coronavirus strain

European leaders have criticised a collective failure to vanquish the coronavirus pandemic, telling the UN General Assembly that the time has come for countries...

Trump shifts focus to key battleground state of Pennsylvania

US president Donald Trump’s election campaign has grown increasingly focused on making inroads in Pennsylvania to offset potential vulnerabilities in other battleground states. Mr Trump...

Marseille bar and restaurant owners march against Covid-19 closure order

Angry restaurant and bar owners have demonstrated in Marseille against a French government order to close all public venues from Saturday to tackle increasing...

Paris stabbings were act of Islamist terrorism, says minister

A double stabbing outside the former Paris offices of a satirical newspaper where dozens were killed in 2015 is an “act of Islamist terrorism”,...

Suspect arrested after Paris knife attack near Charlie Hebdo offices

At least two people have been wounded in a knife attack near the former offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris and...
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