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Man dies after being shot by police

Man dies after being shot by police

A man who was making threats to kill is shot dead by police at a tower block in north London.
Carnival crowds brave downpours

Carnival crowds brave downpours

Revellers at Notting Hill Carnival don ponchos and clutch umbrellas as west London is hit by downpours.
Wetherspoon pub damaged by fire

Wetherspoon pub damaged by fire

Some 100 firefighters tackle a blaze at a Wetherspoon pub in south London.
Protest over 'torture ship' docking

Protest over 'torture ship' docking

Dozens of people protest against the "outrageous" docking of a Chilean naval vessel, dubbed the "torture ship", in east London.
Three hurt when car hits pedestrian...

Three hurt when car hits pedestrians

Three pedestrians are injured when a car ploughed into them in north London.
Neurologist Oliver Sacks dies aged ...

Neurologist Oliver Sacks dies aged 82

London-born neurologist and acclaimed author Oliver Sacks dies at the age of 82.

Timesonline

Government scales back child worker...

Government scales back child worker vetting scheme

Plans to vet millions of people working with children and vulnerable adults are to be scaled back to ?common sense? levels, the Government announced today
Live: Bloody Sunday families shown ...

Live: Bloody Sunday families shown Saville report

9.40 BST On a January morning 38 years ago, 13 protesters died at the hands of British paratroopers and 14 were injured, one so seriously he died four months later. For many of their relatives, the years since have been dominated by the search for truth about what happened during 25 chaotic minutes in central Londonderry.
Bloody Sunday fees hit £100m, with ...

Bloody Sunday fees hit £100m, with 14 lawyers earning more than £1m

A total of £100 million, more than half the costs of the Bloody Sunday inquiry, established in 1998, has gone on legal fees.
Freedom of Information Act gives pr...

Freedom of Information Act gives protection to royal secrets

The Royal Family and the Royal Household were exempted from direct requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The Royal Household was not included in the Act?s definition of a public authority, so members of the public are unable to access information held in the Royal Archives. Public bodies can be asked to release information that may include details about the Royal Family, but protection also covers communications between public bodies, such as government departments, and the Royal Family or Royal Household.
BNP leader invited to meet Queen at...

BNP leader invited to meet Queen at Buckingham Palace garden party

Nick Griffin, the leader of the British National Party, has been invited to attend a Buckingham Palace garden party hosted by the Queen, The Times has learnt.
England sees again how fragile opti...

England sees again how fragile optimism can be on and off the field

We have Harold Wilson to blame for the search for connections between the World Cup and the fortunes of the nation.

The London News

Brothers sentenced on terrorism cha...

Brothers sentenced on terrorism charges in Britain

Two brothers from London have become the first Britons to be jailed for attending terrorist training in Syria, London's Metropolitan Police said Wednesday. Mohommod Hassin Nawaz,31, was sentenced to ...
Bayern dominated despite being down...

Bayern dominated despite being down to 10 Guardiola

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola said that his team dominated the game despite being down to 10 in the Champions League match against England's Manchester City. "Even though we lost, I am very ...
Original helmet pioneer Amiss says ...

Original helmet pioneer Amiss says lessons to be learnt from Hughes injury

Former England batsman Dennis Amiss hopes that lessons could be learnt from the horrifying head injury suffered by Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, who died after being hit on the head by a bouncer ...
Hamilton set to overtake Beckham as...

Hamilton set to overtake Beckham as richest ever Brit sportsman

Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton is set to overtake former England football captain David Beckham as the richest ever British sportsman. Hamilton would see his earnings smash through the 500 ...
Nick Compton credits absolute legen...

Nick Compton credits absolute legend Hughes for changing his game tactics

England batsman Nick Compton has credited deceased Australian batsman Phillip Hughes for changing his thinking about the game. Compton, who teamed up with Hughes for Western Suburbs cricket club in ...
World chess champion to play pupils

World chess champion to play pupils

<br> <br>A world chess champion will play up to 15 children at the same time. <br> <br> <br>The chess team from Akiva School, in East End Road, Finchley, will take on ...

Dailymail

Eczema sufferer is hospitalised a...

Eczema sufferer is hospitalised after using too much steroid cream

Sheryl Morris, 35, from Dundee, is now warning fellow eczema sufferers about the dangers of Red Skin Syndrome after she broke out in sores and developed weeping skin.
Notting Hill Carnival revellers r...

Notting Hill Carnival revellers refuse to let the rain put a dampener on festivities

Fans braved the wet weather which has blighted the capital this morning to descend on the west London borough for day two of the annual Notting Hill Carnival.
Enfield, London man shot dead by ...

Enfield, London man shot dead by police after 'being in possession of a firearm'

A man, described by police as white and aged 43, was shot dead by armed officers outside an address in Cedar Road, Enfield, north London, just before midnight.
Brussels pledges £3.6m for MORE a...

Brussels pledges £3.6m for MORE accommodation for 1,500 migrants in Calais

European Commission vice president Frans Timmermans (pictured) announced that the cash will be given to France to build a new camp for migrants who have clustered in Calais.
Cricket was invented by the FRENC...

Cricket was invented by the FRENCH 80 years before it was played in England

A letter to King Louis XI in 1478 may contain the first known reference to the sport of 'criquet' being played in the village of Liettres in northern France, though the first evidence of it in England was in 1550.
UK weather sees Bank Holiday wash...

UK weather sees Bank Holiday washed out by two weeks' worth of rain

A band of heavy downpours moved across the country, drenching parts of south east, London and East Anglia in one inch of rain in the space of just a few hours.

The Sun

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Financial Times UK

Emerging markets: Fixing a broken m...

Emerging markets: Fixing a broken model

As exports slow and foreign capital takes flight, developing nations must act to avert a crisis
Cameron waters down EU employment d...

Cameron waters down EU employment demands

Move to maintain cross-party coalition for in vote
Global trade hit by EM currency wea...

Global trade hit by EM currency weakness

Imports reduced without any benefit to export volumes, FT study finds
East-west tensions break out over s...

East-west tensions break out over sharing migrants

Merkel warns passport-free zone being put at risk
Oil surges 25% in three trading ses...

Oil surges 25% in three trading sessions

US data and hint of change of thinking inside Opec provide boost
Police officer killed in Kiev clash...

Police officer killed in Kiev clashes

Nationalists protest as parliament passes changes to the law giving eastern regions more autonomy

Daily Mirror

The psychic detectives who claim th...

The psychic detectives who claim they can help police find missing people

As police expert backs using psychics to help solve crimes, we ask are they are help or a hindrance?
Marcos Rojo's Manchester United fut...

Marcos Rojo's Manchester United future in doubt after 'row' with Louis van Gaal

The Argentine arrived at Old Trafford for £16million last summer but has not played this term with Van Gaal reportedly open to the player leaving
Is Kelly Brook engaged to Jeremy Pa...

Is Kelly Brook engaged to Jeremy Parisi? Singer sparks rumours after flashing diamond ring

The buxom beauty and the judo champ have been inseparable since meeting back in April
Newcastle's Florian Thauvin taking ...

Newcastle's Florian Thauvin taking the Jonny Wilkinson route to free-kick excellence

French winger reveals a perfectionist streak to rival the England rugby star's when it comes to devoting extra time to getting set-pieces right
Everton's Phil Jagielka marvels at ...

Everton's Phil Jagielka marvels at Premier League unpredictability after ''crazy'' early season results

Toffees skipper says the strength of away teams and surprise victories for unfancied sides prove it really is the most exciting league in the world
Swansea's Jonjo Shelvey: England re...

Swansea's Jonjo Shelvey: England recall comes after my STAG DO convinced me to change ways

Midfielder believes lifestyle changes made following his marriage have helped win a place in the squad to face San Marino and Switzerland next week
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