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Woman arrested over Manchester bombing after armed police search flats

A woman has been arrested in connection with the Manchester bombing after armed police swarmed a block of flats in the north of the city.

Residents heard a “huge bang” as officers carrying firearms raided an address in Blackley on Wednesday evening.

Greater Manchester ...

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Protesters out in force as Donald Trump arrives in Belgium

Donald Trump arrived in Brussels as thousands of demonstrators took to the streets and the Belgian prime minister said he spoke with the US president “without taboos”.

Mr Trump, who a year ago said Brussels had turned into a “hellhole”, oozed charm as he met with ...

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Manchester United secure Europa League glory against Ajax

Manchester United pulled together in their city’s time of darkness, showing no little skill and spirit to overcome Ajax and win the Europa League.

Less than 48 hours after a terror attack killed 22 people and injured many more at Manchester Arena, the club’s fans, players and ...

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Eoin Morgan leads England to emphatic victory over South Africa

Eoin Morgan’s 10th one-day hundred for England proved decisive as the hosts downed South Africa by an emphatic 72-run margin in the Royal London Series opener at Headingley.

Morgan’s 107 was a real captain’s contribution, paced intelligently over 93 balls and punctuated ...

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Manchester bomber’s brother aware of attack plans, says Libyan security force

The brother of the alleged Manchester bomber had links to the Islamic State group and was aware of his brother’s plans, a Libyan security force said.

The Special Deterrent anti-terror force said in a statement on its Facebook page that the arrest of Hashim Abedi took place in Tripoli ...

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Sixth suspect arrested after ‘huge bang’ heard in Manchester block of flats

A woman has been arrested in connection with the Manchester Arena suicide bombing following an armed raid on a block of flats in Blackley, in the north of the city, Greater Manchester Police said.

The sixth arrest of the day was made after a “huge bang” was heard as police ...

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Blackheath High School students display art and design work at Eltham Palace

Blackheath High School GDST displayed their art and design work at Eltham Palace.

The work ranged from Year 1 parasols, through Year 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 from the Junior School and Year 8 pewter and acrylic jewellery, alongside 3D printed architectural tower designs from the seniors. ...

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Care provider Bluebird launches round-the-clock service for older people in Greenwich

Thanks to one local provider of homecare, older people who need around-the-clock care no longer need to leave the comfort of their own homes.

Bluebird Care in Greenwich has introduced a new live-in care service, where staff live with customers in their own homes, for anything from ...

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Great Manchester Run to go ahead but Chelsea’s parade off after terror attack

The Great Manchester Run will go ahead on Sunday following discussions over security.

Organisers believe the decision to press ahead with Europe’s largest 10-kilometre race, which will be held alongside a separate half-marathon, can show Manchester’s resilience in the wake of ...

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Lionel Messi loses Supreme Court appeal over tax fraud conviction

Lionel Messi has lost his Supreme Court appeal over a tax fraud conviction in Spain.

The court confirmed the 21-month prison sentence handed to Messi for defrauding tax authorities of 4.1 million euro (£3.5 million) from 2007-09.

He is not expected to go to prison because sentences ...

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Ryan rejects Trump’s branding of Comey as ‘nut job’

House Speaker Paul Ryan has rejected President Donald Trump’s assessment that former FBI director James Comey is a “nut job”.

“Yeah, I don’t agree with that. And he’s not,” Mr Ryan told the Axios website.

Mr Ryan said he likes Mr Comey, who ...

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Pledge of free breakfasts for pupils could cost more than £60m, Tories admit

A Conservative pledge to offer all primary school children a free breakfast could cost more than £60 million, the party has acknowledged.

The price could escalate if many more youngsters than expected take up the offer, a spokesman said, although he added that evidence suggests that ...

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Chislehurst student celebrated during DLD College London award ceremony

Chislehurst student Thomas Donovan was celebrated for his excellent academics during a special award ceremony at DLD College London.

Thomas, 18, was presented with an award for progression and achievement in business at the event held in the Westminster Bridge-based college’s ...

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Public meeting continues campaign to save Sydenham post office

The campaign to save Sydenham Crown post office from closure took another turn with a public meeting voting to take further steps and gaining a new supporter in the form of Labour’s parliamentary candidate for Lewisham West & Penge, Ellie Reeves.

Ellie Reeves, Mole Meade from ...

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Suspect arrested in Wigan in connection with Manchester terror attack

Armed police swooped on a street in Wigan as they made the fifth arrest in the investigation into the Manchester bombing.

The town centre was in lockdown as officers carrying automatic weapons carried out the raid.

Witnesses say a man was tackled to the ground in Upper Dicconson ...

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Mayor of Bexley praises North West Kent Family History Society's work in genealogical research

Finding ancestors and distant relatives can be easier with the help of groups like the North West Kent Family History Society, according to Bexley's mayor Cllr Eileen Pallen.

During a visit to the society's library and resource centre at 80 Summerhouse Drive, Joyden's Wood, Cllr ...

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Staff and residents from Parkview care home in Beexleyheath enjoy afternoon tea outing

Staff and residents from Parkview care home in Beexleyheath enjoyed an afternoon tea at The Willow day care centre in Milton Regis.

The visit was part of Dementia Awareness Week, and a chance for residents, family and friends to enjoy the moment with a good cup of tea or coffee and plenty ...

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Car show raises £10,000 for Valence School in Westerham

The sun was shining off the polished bonnets of beautiful vintage and classic cars at Valence School.

More than 2,000 visitors came along to the annual Hill Sprint, Vintage and Classic Car Show in Westerham.

The event is held to raise money for the school, a day and ...

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Gilles Simon sees off Kyle Edmund to reach quarter-finals of Lyon Open

Gilles Simon came from behind to beat Britain’s Kyle Edmund 3-6 7-5 6-4 to secure a place in the quarter-finals of the Lyon Open.

The British number two had continued his momentum from Tuesday’s victory over Brazilian Thiago Monteiro by forcing an early break to lead 3-1 and ...

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Eoin Morgan leads the way as England set South Africa target of 340

Eoin Morgan’s 10th one-day century for England provided the backbone as the hosts posted 339 for six in the first match of the Royal London One-Day Series against South Africa.

Morgan’s 107 at Headingley was a real captain’s contribution, paced intelligently over 93 balls ...

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Pierre Rolland breaks clear to win 17th stage of Giro d’Italia

Frenchman Pierre Rolland broke clear to claim a superb win in the 17th stage of the Giro d’Italia.

Rolland got clear of the pack eight kilometres from the end of the 219km stage from Tirano to Canazei and was not challenged as he powered to victory.

His triumph delivered a ...

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