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Toxic caterpillars spotted in a South Merton park

Toxic caterpillars that can cause asthma, vomiting and other allergic reactions, have been spotted in Merton.

The Oak Processionary Moth was found in Mostyn Gardens, South Merton, earlier this week.

While the moths themselves are not thought to be harmful, the hairs on its

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Heroin supply seized and Battersea man arrested during county lines operation

A Battersea man has been arrested in connection to a county lines operation.

The vehicle the man was driving was stopped by Kent Police in the Riverhead area of Sevenoaks shortly before 2pm on June 6, following reports of suspicious activity

Officers discovered more than

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Hughes delighted with Hollman, Bamber and North Middlesex team
Luke Hollman hits out for North Middlesex in the Middlesex County Premier Division (pic: George Phillipou/TGS Photo). ©TGS Photo tgsphoto.co.uk +44 1376 553468
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Hughes delighted with Hollman, Bamber and North Middlesex team
Luke Hollman hits out for North Middlesex in the Middlesex County Premier Division (pic: George Phillipou/TGS Photo).
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Ourania Lambrou: Force of push caused Kentish Town grandmother's fatal brain bleed, pathologist tells inquest
Kentish Town great-grandmother Ourania Lambrou, 80, died after being drunkenly attacked by Harry Goodwin-Sims.Picture: Met Police
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RSPCA appeal for help after dead fox found wearing collar in South Norwood

The RSPCA are appealing for information after the mutilated body of a fox cub was found wearing a collar in South Norwood.

Thought to be around 12 weeks old, the fox was found in the morning of Tuesday June 4 on Ross Road by a concerned member of the public.

Inspector

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RSPCA appeal for help after dead fox found wearing collar in South Norwood

The RSPCA are appealing for information after the mutilated body of a fox cub was found wearing a collar in South Norwood.

Thought to be around 12 weeks old, the fox was found in the morning of Tuesday June 4 on Ross Road by a concerned member of the public.

Inspector

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Council to invest extra £750k into children's services to tackle exploitation of young people
An additional investment of £750,000 will be put into children's services in a bid to tackle serious youth violence and the exploitation of young people.
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Triathletes celebrate success at club championships

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From left to right are Roding Valley Tri members Peter Exton, Jeff Cowling, Karen Cole and Andy Bourne. Picture: Roding Valley Tri

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Naughty dogs wanted for new Channel 5 TV series

A hit TV show helping pet owners to better their dog's behaviour is looking for residents to take part.

Dogs Behaving (Very) Badly is returning for a brand new series on Channel 5 and is urging pet owners in the town to get in touch.

The show follows master

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Council's bid to jail football coach fails as result of judge's ruling on meaning of word

Council social services bosses have failed in a bid to jail a football coach who lost his temper at a town hall as a result of a High Court judge's ruling on the meaning of a word.

Lawyers representing Wandsworth Council said Neil Lennard, 47, had breached an order barring him from

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North London fall to defeat against Indian Gymkhana
North London pictured at the start of the season. Archant
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North London fall to defeat against Indian Gymkhana
North London pictured at the start of the season.
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RSPCA appeal for help after dead fox found wearing collar in South Norwood

The RSPCA are appealing for information after the mutilated body of a fox cub was found wearing a collar in South Norwood.

Thought to be around 12 weeks old, the fox was found in the morning of Tuesday June 4 on Ross Road by a concerned member of the public.

Inspector

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RSPCA appeal for help after dead fox found wearing collar in South Norwood

The RSPCA are appealing for information after the mutilated body of a fox cub was found wearing a collar in South Norwood.

Thought to be around 12 weeks old, the fox was found in the morning of Tuesday June 4 on Ross Road by a concerned member of the public.

Inspector

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Enfield council leader in second code of conduct breach

Enfield’s council leader has yet again breached the local authority’s code of conduct over remarks made following a meeting on proposed changes to bin collections.

Cllr Nesil Caliskan was found to have breached the code last year after suggesting Cllr Derek Levy –

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UK set to host key international climate talks

The UK looks set to host major international climate talks in 2020 – after reaching a deal with Italy over rival bids to hold the UN meeting, the Foreign Office has said.

Under the proposal, the UK will host the “Cop26” meeting, which is due to be in Europe next November,

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Scotland goalkeeper lends a hand at primary school in Malawi

Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon enjoyed a kickabout with schoolchildren in Malawi as he saw the work being done by Scottish charity Mary’s Meals.

The Scotland international footballer joined youngsters at Mbinda Primary School in Blantyre for a game of football after filling up on a

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Hatton Garden heist gang member still owns homes in London and Spain, court told

A Hatton Garden gang member still owns homes in London and Spain despite failing to pay back millions of pounds stolen in the heist, a court has heard.

John “Kenny” Collins, 78, has been released from prison but faces being sent back to jail for another seven years next month

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Bosnian city popular with tourists awash with rubbish amid landfill protest

Uncollected rubbish is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar – one of the Balkan nation’s main tourist destinations – since residents began blocking access to the city’s sole landfill.

They claim that it poses serious health and

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Floating hotel’s crew celebrate top traveller rating

A floating hotel by the team behind the Royal Yacht Britannia has been named the best in Edinburgh by a travel website just six months after it opened.

Fingal, based at Leith, picked up the number one hotel spot on TripAdvisor within the last week.

The rating – achieved after

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Live coverage: Second vote in Tory leadership race

Conservative MPs have voted in the second bout of the contest to select Britain’s next prime minister.

Candidates need to gain at least 33 votes from MPs to remain in the race to reach the final run-off, which will see some 160,000 Tory members select the next leader. The results

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Drugs laws must be changed to allow safe consumption rooms, says minister

Scotland’s public health minister has urged the UK Government to change drugs laws after visiting a medically supervised safer drug consumption facility in Paris.

Plans to set up a similar space in Glasgow have been under discussion for a number of years, with the Scottish

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Caster Semenya: IAAF used me as ‘human guinea pig’ for testosterone limit

Caster Semenya has accused world athletics’ governing body the IAAF of using her as “a human guinea pig” to test its testosterone limit for intersex athletes and said it can never be allowed to happen again.

The double Olympic 800 metres champion was reacting to the

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today 17:29 UK set to host key international climate talks
today 17:29 Scotland goalkeeper lends a hand at primary school in Malawi
today 17:29 Hatton Garden heist gang member still owns homes in London and Spain, court told
today 17:29 Bosnian city popular with tourists awash with rubbish amid landfill protest
today 17:29 Floating hotel’s crew celebrate top traveller rating
today 17:29 Live coverage: Second vote in Tory leadership race
today 17:29 Drugs laws must be changed to allow safe consumption rooms, says minister
today 17:29 Caster Semenya: IAAF used me as ‘human guinea pig’ for testosterone limit
today 17:29 Toxic caterpillars spotted in a South Merton park
today 17:29 UK set to host key international climate talks
today 17:29 Scotland goalkeeper lends a hand at primary school in Malawi
today 17:29 Hatton Garden heist gang member still owns homes in London and Spain, court told
today 17:29 Bosnian city popular with tourists awash with rubbish amid landfill protest
today 17:29 Floating hotel’s crew celebrate top traveller rating
today 17:29 Live coverage: Second vote in Tory leadership race
today 17:29 Drugs laws must be changed to allow safe consumption rooms, says minister
today 17:29 Caster Semenya: IAAF used me as ‘human guinea pig’ for testosterone limit
today 17:29 Heroin supply seized and Battersea man arrested during county lines operation
today 17:26 Hughes delighted with Hollman, Bamber and North Middlesex team
today 17:26 Hughes delighted with Hollman, Bamber and North Middlesex team
today 17:26 Ourania Lambrou: Force of push caused Kentish Town grandmother's fatal brain bleed, pathologist tells inquest
today 17:05 Almost all of Scotland’s councils dip into cash reserves over year
today 17:05 Tory members’ poll ‘an utter disaster for Ruth Davidson’
today 17:05 UK set to host key international climate talks
today 17:05 Scotland goalkeeper lends a hand at primary school in Malawi
today 17:05 Hatton Garden heist gang member still owns homes in London and Spain, court told
today 17:05 Bosnian city popular with tourists awash with rubbish amid landfill protest
today 17:05 Geraint Thomas taken to hospital after crash at Tour de Suisse
today 17:05 Caster Semenya: IAAF used me as ‘human guinea pig’ for testosterone limit
today 17:05 More than £20k fines handed out on single Croydon street in a year
today 17:05 Furious parents call for external review of Sutton special needs services
today 17:05 Naughty dogs wanted for new Channel 5 TV series
today 17:05 Toxic caterpillars spotted in a South Merton park
today 17:05 Esher park hosting festival featuring over 60 varieties of gin and rum
today 17:05 RSPCA appeal for help after dead fox found wearing collar in South Norwood
today 17:05 Almost all of Scotland’s councils dip into cash reserves over year
today 17:05 Tory members’ poll ‘an utter disaster for Ruth Davidson’
today 17:05 UK set to host key international climate talks
today 17:05 Scotland goalkeeper lends a hand at primary school in Malawi
today 17:05 Hatton Garden heist gang member still owns homes in London and Spain, court told
today 17:05 Bosnian city popular with tourists awash with rubbish amid landfill protest
today 17:05 Geraint Thomas taken to hospital after crash at Tour de Suisse
today 17:05 Caster Semenya: IAAF used me as ‘human guinea pig’ for testosterone limit
today 17:05 More than £20k fines handed out on single Croydon street in a year
today 17:05 Furious parents call for external review of Sutton special needs services
today 17:05 Naughty dogs wanted for new Channel 5 TV series
today 17:05 Toxic caterpillars spotted in a South Merton park
today 17:05 Esher park hosting festival featuring over 60 varieties of gin and rum
today 17:05 RSPCA appeal for help after dead fox found wearing collar in South Norwood
today 17:05 Council to invest extra £750k into children's services to tackle exploitation of young people
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