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Image copyright DCMS Image caption The toothy crustacean was created by London pottery merchants the Martin Brothers in 1880 A temporary export bar has been placed on a “grotesque” Victorian crab sculpture to try to keep it in the UK. The toothy crustacean was created by London pottery merchants the Martin Brothers in 1880 and […]

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Eighty-year-old Margaret Keefe has been helping grandson grime artist Risky Roadz from the start. Over the years she’s become friends with some of London’s most popular grime stars after Risky – aka Roony Keefe, who now produces videos about their musical partnership – invited them home. Recently, Margaret saw online another elderly lady having tea […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption 72 people died in the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017 More than 200 high-rise buildings in England with cladding similar to that used on Grenfell Tower have yet to begin work to remove it. Out of 328 buildings that still have aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding, 221 are awaiting […]

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Image copyright Met Police Image caption Julia Luxmore Peto died after crossing Deptford Broadway A coroner has raised concerns over pedestrian crossings after a woman died after being hit by a bus as she crossed a road. Julia Luxmore Peto, 27, was crossing Deptford Broadway in south-east London when she was hit by a bus […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLocal resident: “The whole thing was an inferno”. Twenty flats were destroyed and another 10 have been damaged after a fire engulfed a building in east London. The blaze spread over six floors of the block of flats in De Pass Gardens, Barking, at about 15:30 BST, […]

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Image copyright Met Police Image caption Malcolm Mide-Madariola died shortly after being taken to hospital The family of a 17-year-old murdered while standing up for his friend have said they will help fund education and school clothes for “vulnerable” youths. Malcolm Mide-Madariola was stabbed to death near Clapham South Tube station in south-west London on […]

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Image copyright Instagram Anna Shapiro Image caption A picture of Alex King and Anna Shapiro, posted on Ms Shapiro’s Instagram account in 2015 A drug dealer who sparked fears of a Novichok attack similar to that which hospitalised a former Russian spy and his daughter has been jailed. Alex King went on the run in […]

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Image copyright Google A man has died two days after being stabbed in a “seemingly unprovoked” attack in north London. The 33-year-old was stabbed in the leg at about 03:00 BST on Saturday, near the junction between Seven Sisters Road and Vartry Road. He was treated at the scene by medics before being taken to […]

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Jurgen Klopp has won his first trophy since the 2012 German double with Borussia Dortmund Liverpool erased the disappointment of last season’s Champions League final loss by claiming the trophy for the sixth time with victory over Tottenham in Madrid. It was Mohamed Salah, such a disconsolate figure when he was injured early in that […]

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Dina Asher-Smith posted a world-lead 22.18 seconds to win in Stockholm. Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith beat Olympic champion Elaine Thompson and world champion Dafne Schippers to claim victory in the Diamond League 200m. European champion Asher-Smith, 23, posted a world-lead 22.18 seconds despite windy conditions in Stockholm. Scottish European indoor champion Laura Muir cruised to victory […]

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