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UK hardest hit as report reveals EU faced 205 terror attacks last year

More than 200 terrorist attacks took place, were stopped or failed across the EU last year, an official report has found.

Over half of the cases in 2017 were recorded in the UK, according to figures compiled by Europol.

The EU’s law enforcement agency said ...

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Alzheimer’s supplement ‘breakthrough’ condemned by experts

Experts have strongly condemned “irresponsible” and “deeply cynical” claims that a new food supplement can slow the progress of Alzheimer’s.

A study of 13 patients found that a combination of fish oil and eye-protective nutrients led to ...

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Sadiq Khan will run for London Mayor again in 2020

Sadiq Khan has confirmed he will seek a second term as Mayor of London in 2020.

The Labour politician also said he hoped protests against US President Donald Trump’s visit to the UK would help change public opinion in America.

Mr Khan, who has been involved in a ...

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Barry Bennell’s victims relieved after paedophile loses sentence appeal

Victims of paedophile football coach Barry Bennell have spoken of their relief after he failed in a Court of Appeal bid to have his 30-year jail term cut.

Three judges in London ruled on Wednesday that the length of his jail term for multiple offences against 12 boys he coached was ...

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Football fan hits back at Lord Sugar’s Senegal slur

A Senegal fan has criticised as offensive Lord Sugar’s tweet comparing his national team to sunglasses sellers on Marbella beach.

Pape Ndiaye, 47, said he was “absolutely” offended by the tweet, which Lord Sugar defended as a joke, before apologising and removing. ...

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Government bids to fend off Brexit rebellion with Davis statement

The Government may have seen off a Commons rebellion over its flagship Brexit legislation with a last-minute concession to pro-EU backbenchers.

Brexit Secretary David Davis wrote to MPs to inform them that an official ministerial statement will be issued on Thursday making clear it ...

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Crayford station: 61-year-old man hit by a train

A 61-year-old man has died after being hit by a train at Crayford train station.

Trains were suspended between Sidcup and Crayford after the incident occurred on Tuesday morning.

British Transport Police were called to Crayford station at 11.03am to reports of ...

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Crayford station: 61-year-old man hit by a train

A 61-year-old man has died after being hit by a train at Crayford train station.

Trains were suspended between Sidcup and Crayford after the incident occurred on Tuesday morning.

British Transport Police were called to Crayford station at 11.03am to reports of ...

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Sidcup library set to be relocated despite opposition

Contentious plans to relocate a library are set to be accepted by councillors despite a public campaign.

Bexley Council was met with a petition signed by 300 people against plans to relocate Sidcup Library to a joint site with a cinema at the former Blockbuster unit in the High ...

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Sidcup library set to be relocated despite opposition

Contentious plans to relocate a library are set to be accepted by councillors despite a public campaign.

Bexley Council was met with a petition signed by 300 people against plans to relocate Sidcup Library to a joint site with a cinema at the former Blockbuster unit in the High ...

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Children's cough medicine recalled over fears of mould

A large batch of children's cough medicine is being recalled as it has the potential to grow mould.

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) issued a precautionary recall for some own-brand children's blackcurrant cough syrup.

It said that a problem ...

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Love Island 2018 - Who are the south east London contestants?

If you are not watching Love Island this year then we urge you to get involved and get obsessed.

Love Island is now in its fourth year, and the first episode of this series reached around 2.9 million viewers.

We are lucky enough to have three contestants on the island this ...

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Sidcup drivers warned after more car crimes reported to police

Drivers in Sidcup have been warned once again to double-check the safety of their vehicles after more thefts have been reported.

Over the last few days, police from the Sidcup ward said they have mainly dealt with car crime and have urged drivers to secure their cars with steering ...

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Suspected ‘ringleader’ arrested in Penge after attempted smuggling of migrants

A man has been arrested in Penge after hundreds of attempts were made to smuggle migrants into the UK.

Alket Dauti, 31, was arrested at his address in Penge this morning as part of a UK-Belgian investigation.

Officers believe Dauti, an Albanian national, may be the ...

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Suspected ‘ringleader’ arrested in Penge after attempted smuggling of migrants

A man has been arrested in Penge after hundreds of attempts were made to smuggle migrants into the UK.

Alket Dauti, 31, was arrested at his address in Penge this morning as part of a UK-Belgian investigation.

Officers believe Dauti, an Albanian national, may be the ...

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Corbyn: May’s NHS figures ‘so dodgy they belong on the side of a bus’

Theresa May’s figures on extra NHS spending are “so dodgy they belong on the side of a bus”, Jeremy Corbyn has claimed as he urged the Prime Minister to be straight with voters on tax rises to fund the plans.

The Labour leader asked why Mrs May was pushing her own ...

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The lowdown on royal christenings

As the Windsors prepare for Prince Louis’s christening, here is a look at what to expect from a royal baptism:

– They are usually private

Christenings for Windsor babies are conducted behind closed doors, except for Princess Eugenie’s.

She ...

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MPs roast Sainsbury’s and Asda bosses for ‘Mickey Mouse figures’ on merger

Sainsbury’s and Asda bosses have been roasted over their £12 billion merger by MPs, who accused them of providing “Mickey Mouse figures” in response to questions about the impact on small suppliers.

Mike Coupe and Roger Burnley were subjected to intense ...

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Royal Ascot welcomes Sir Mo Farah as gold medallist ‘here to enjoy the racing’

Sir Mo Farah made his first appearance at Royal Ascot declaring he wanted to enjoy the racing as thousands of racegoers geared up for the start.

The long distance runner – who won four Olympic golds – looked smart in a top hat and tails as he arrived with wife Tania ...

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Lloyds to cut 450 jobs as back office operations targeted

Lloyds Banking Group is to axe 450 jobs in a move that will mainly affect back office staff.

The lender chalked the move up to organisational changes that will help it “adapt and evolve to support changes in customer behaviour”.

A spokeswoman said branch ...

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Gosport hospital probe reveals ‘truly shocking’ catalogue of failings

Criminal charges could be brought following “truly shocking” revelations that the lives of more than 450 people had been shortened by the prescribing and administering of opioids without medical justification at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital.

A damning report found ...

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