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Rail workers vote to continue strike action over guards dispute

Workers on South Western Railway have voted to continue taking strike action in the long-running dispute over guards on trains.

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union backed more walkouts by 416, with 88 voting against.

A bigger majority voted to take other

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Gidea Park arrest: Detective who hit teenager with metal baton not guilty of assault
A Metropolitan Police officer has been cleared of using unlawful force after striking a teenager with a baton when conducting a stop-and-search.
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Asda launches first 'sustainability store' with naked florist, reverse vending machines and more loose produce

An Asda store will be the first in the country to become a 'sustainability store', including a 'naked florist', a 'reverse vending machine' and more loose produce.

From May, shoppers will be able to fill up their own reusable containers as the supermarket has joined forces with some

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Third brother charged with murder over fatal stabbing in Royal Docks

PUBLISHED: 17:40 23 January 2020 | UPDATED: 17:40 23 January 2020

Andrew Brookes

Leshawn Williams died after being stabbed in Hanameel Street, Royal Docks, in the early hours of Saturday, December 21. Picture:

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Here are the major changes about to hit Wandsworth bus routes

Waiting for the bus in London can be a nightmare at the best of times.

It’s like the cliche, you can wait for more than 20 minutes for a bus before two come along at once.

Transport for London has published changes to the bus routes in South West London for January

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Plans to build Britain's tallest building in Croydon won't begin until AT LEAST 2021

It has been more than two years since plans to build one of Britain’s tallest buildings were approved for Croydon town centre.

But work on One Lansdowne is now not expected to start until 2021 – It was originally supposed to start in summer 2018.

It was

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Plans to build Britain's tallest building in Croydon won't begin until AT LEAST 2021

It has been more than two years since plans to build one of Britain’s tallest buildings were approved for Croydon town centre.

But work on One Lansdowne is now not expected to start until 2021 – It was originally supposed to start in summer 2018.

It was

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Decision set to be made on proposals to build 52 homes on Seven Kings Halfords site

PUBLISHED: 17:00 23 January 2020

Imogen Braddick

The plans are part of a masterplan to redevelop this section of the High Road in Seven Kings. Picture: Google

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Pupils restore Aussie teacher's 'faith in the future' after fundraiser for bushfire crisis

A school in Bromley has rallied behind their Australian history teacher, fundraising hundreds of pounds after she have a powerful assembly on the devastation of the recent bush fires.

Alana Briton, head of history at Bromley Independent Grammar School, said the children at her

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Morden man who preyed on teenage girls jailed for 26 child sex offences

A Morden man who preyed on vulnerable teenage girls has been jailed for online child sexual offences.

At Croydon Crown Court on Thursday, January 23, Valmiki Rampersad, 47, of Tudor Drive, Morden was sentenced to six years in prison.

He was also placed on the sex

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Morden man who preyed on teenage girls jailed for 26 child sex offences

A Morden man who preyed on vulnerable teenage girls has been jailed for online child sexual offences.

At Croydon Crown Court on Thursday, January 23, Valmiki Rampersad, 47, of Tudor Drive, Morden was sentenced to six years in prison.

He was also placed on the sex

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Ham&High letters: Bathing pond charges, ignored residents, libraries, Friends of Queen's Wood and Jean Simmons
The Mixed Bathing Pond (no.3) on Hampstead Heath. Picture: KEN MEARS
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Rory Stewart: Conservative government was 'wrong' to cut 21,000 police - and Pentonville should be demolished
Former Tory MP Rory Stewart speaks to the media at the scene in Seven Kings, Ilford, east London, where three people died after being stabbed Sunday, January 19. Picture: PA Wire/PA Images PA Wire/PA Images
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Cricket: Former Shenfield pupil Villiers heads to T20 World Cup
Former Shenfield High pupil Mady Villiers is jetting out to Australia with the England Women's squad for the T20 World Cup.
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Enfield Council unveils landlord licensing scheme

Rogue landlords could be fined up to £30,000 under plans to drive up the standards of privately rented housing.

People will have to apply for licences if they want to rent out properties in the borough in a scheme drawn up by Enfield Council.

The conditions of the

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Sidcup family's fundraiser in memory of daughter who died after misdiagnosis

The family of a Sidcup woman, who died after a misdiagnosed blood clot, plans to honour her memory by donating to several causes.

Sophie Christopher, 28, died on June 3 last year after a blood clot was found in her lungs.

The condition, Bilateral Pulmonary Emboli, had been

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Cagney & Lacey actor John Karlen dies aged 86

Emmy-winning character actor John Karlen, known for his roles on the television series Dark Shadows and Cagney & Lacey, has died aged 86.

Karlen died Wednesday of congestive heart failure at a hospice in California, friend and family spokesman Jim Pierson said.

Karlen played

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Five people tested for coronavirus in Scotland

Five people are being tested for suspected coronavirus in Scotland, according to the Scottish Government.

While none of the cases have been confirmed so far, two had been diagnosed with influenza after travelling to Wuhan, China, where the outbreak is thought to have originated.

The

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Democrats focus on Trump’s ‘dangerous’ abuse

Democrats declared that “no president” has ever abused power the way Donald Trump did in his Ukraine dealings, as they opened their second day of arguments Thursday in the historic impeachment trial in the US Senate.

The House of Representatives’ prosecutors pressing

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Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before

The Doomsday Clock has moved closer to midnight than it has ever been and is now just 100 seconds away from striking 12, scientists said.

The clock, which serves as a metaphor for global apocalypse, was moved forward by 20 seconds.

The announcement from the clock’s keepers

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Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before

The Doomsday Clock has moved closer to midnight than it has ever been and is now just 100 seconds away from striking 12, scientists said.

The clock, which serves as a metaphor for global apocalypse, was moved forward by 20 seconds.

The announcement from the clock’s keepers

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Russell pays the price for Scotland training no-show

Finn Russell was told he would not be selected to face Ireland in Scotland’s  Six Nations opener after he failed to show up for Monday’s training session following a late-night drinking session, the PA News agency understands.

The 27-year-old has been disciplined for a

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Wray sorry for “heartache” of Saracens salary cap breaches

Former Saracens chairman Nigel Wray has apologised for “the heartache that I have caused” following publication of a damning report into the disgraced English champions’ salary cap breaches.

Saracens’ behaviour during the salary cap investigation has been described

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Met Police issue Section 60 stop and search order across seven wards following knife related incidents

Met Police in Wandsworth and Merton have issued a Section 60 order across parts of South London from 6.30 pm this evening until January 24.

A statement posted online by Met Police Wandsworth said:

"Section 60 stop and search authority has been authorised for the following

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today 20:14 Cagney & Lacey actor John Karlen dies aged 86
today 20:14 Five people tested for coronavirus in Scotland
today 20:14 Democrats focus on Trump’s ‘dangerous’ abuse
today 20:14 Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before
today 20:14 Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before
today 20:14 Russell pays the price for Scotland training no-show
today 20:14 Wray sorry for “heartache” of Saracens salary cap breaches
today 20:14 Met Police issue Section 60 stop and search order across seven wards following knife related incidents
today 20:08 Cagney & Lacey actor John Karlen dies aged 86
today 20:08 Five people tested for coronavirus in Scotland
today 20:08 Democrats focus on Trump’s ‘dangerous’ abuse
today 20:08 Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before
today 20:08 Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before
today 20:08 Russell pays the price for Scotland training no-show
today 20:08 Met Police issue Section 60 stop and search order across seven wards following knife related incidents
today 20:02 Soldier in Queen’s ceremonial regiment convicted of armed robberies
today 20:02 Emily Thornberry labels Labour leadership rivals ‘machine politicians’
today 20:02 Cagney & Lacey actor John Karlen dies aged 86
today 20:02 Five people tested for coronavirus in Scotland
today 20:02 Democrats focus on Trump’s ‘dangerous’ abuse
today 20:02 Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before
today 20:02 Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before
today 20:02 Russell pays the price for Scotland training no-show
today 20:02 Asda launches first 'sustainability store' with naked florist, reverse vending machines and more loose produce
today 20:02 Police appeal to help find missing man from Croydon
today 20:02 Met Police issue Section 60 stop and search order across seven wards following knife related incidents
today 20:02 Met Police issue Section 60 stop and search order across seven wards following knife related incidents
today 20:02 Soldier in Queen’s ceremonial regiment convicted of armed robberies
today 20:02 Emily Thornberry labels Labour leadership rivals ‘machine politicians’
today 20:02 Cagney & Lacey actor John Karlen dies aged 86
today 20:02 Five people tested for coronavirus in Scotland
today 20:02 Democrats focus on Trump’s ‘dangerous’ abuse
today 20:02 Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before
today 20:02 Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before
today 20:02 Russell pays the price for Scotland training no-show
today 20:02 Asda launches first 'sustainability store' with naked florist, reverse vending machines and more loose produce
today 20:02 Police appeal to help find missing man from Croydon
today 20:02 Met Police issue Section 60 stop and search order across seven wards following knife related incidents
today 20:02 Met Police issue Section 60 stop and search order across seven wards following knife related incidents
today 19:50 Emily Thornberry labels Labour leadership rivals ‘machine politicians’
today 19:50 Cagney & Lacey actor John Karlen dies aged 86
today 19:50 Five people tested for coronavirus in Scotland
today 19:50 Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before
today 19:50 Democrats focus on Trump’s ‘dangerous’ abuse
today 19:50 Russell pays the price for Scotland training no-show
today 19:50 Saracens could have faced 70-point deduction for salary cap breaches
today 19:50 Emily Thornberry labels Labour leadership rivals ‘machine politicians’
today 19:50 Cagney & Lacey actor John Karlen dies aged 86
today 19:50 Five people tested for coronavirus in Scotland
today 19:50 Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before
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today 19:08 Moment man strips to the waist then goads firefighters into street brawl
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