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Missing Shammonie Ming from Mitcham found safe and well

Shammonie Ming had been reported as missing on Valentine’s Day.

The Metropolitan Police confirmed the 13-year-old had been found safe and well on Thursday, February 16.

Merton MPS tweeted an appeal and called on people with information to come forward on Wednesday, ...

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Mark Clattenburg will continue to referee in Premier League until end of season

Mark Clattenburg will continue to referee in the Premier League until the end of the season.

Clattenburg announced his decision last week to become head of referees in Saudi Arabia but the official will remain in English football for the rest of the current campaign.

The Premier ...

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Rory McIlroy plays round of golf with US president Donald Trump

Rory McIlroy played a round with US president Donald Trump on Sunday as he continues his recovery from a rib injury.

The world number three has not played competitively since suffering a stress fracture to one of his ribs during the South African Open in January, where he lost a ...

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Britain beats Ibiza to bask in warmest day of year so far

Temperatures have hit 18.3C (64.9F) as the country basks in the warmest day of the year so far - beating the likes of Ibiza, southern Spain and the whole of France.

The record temperature was logged at Kew Gardens, west London, where visitors enjoyed temperatures 10 degrees warmer than ...

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No show: James Wall charged with stabbing woman in the leg in Mitcham fails to appear in court

A man charged with stabbing a woman in Mitcham has failed to appear in court.

James Wall, 22, of Market Street, Dorset, was arrested after a 33-year-old woman was stabbed in the leg in Glebe Court at around 10pm on Friday, January 20.

He was charged with maliciously ...

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Man 'killed banker after being laughed at'

An unemployed plasterer has told jurors he killed a young banker after he was "laughed at" and called a "half chap".

Trevor Timon, 31, allegedly punched 30-year-old Oliver Dearlove in the head after becoming angry that he and his friends were talking to a woman he knew.

Mr ...

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Underlying financial position of NHS 'not sustainable' as deficit revealed

NHS trusts have reported a deficit of £886 million in the first nine months of the financial year and are likely to miss their overspend target, figures show.

While the sum owed by NHS trusts is down from the record overspend of £2.45 billion in 2015/16, the health service is not on ...

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Theresa May sits in House of Lords to hear Brexit debate

Theresa May has taken the highly unusual step of sitting in the House of Lords to hear peers being told by the Government not to "frustrate" Brexit.

The Prime Minister sat on the steps in front of the Royal Throne as junior minister Baroness Williams of Trafford told the Lords to respect ...

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Life-threatening sepsis may affect far more in UK than previously thought

Far more people in the UK suffer from deadly sepsis than previously thought, research shows.

A study from the York Health Economics Consortium suggests 260,000 Britons develop the condition every year.

This is 110,000 higher than previous estimates, which put the number of ...

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British IS fighter 'carries out suicide bombing in Iraq'

A British Islamic State fighter has reportedly carried out a suicide bombing near Mosul.

The bomber - named by the group as Abu Zakariya al-Britani - is said to have detonated an explosives-filled vehicle in a village to the south of the Iraqi city.

The Britani suffix has been used ...

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Tipper truck driver 'crushed cyclist to death by careless driving on roundabout'

A renowned art designer was crushed to death as she cycled to work in London when a lorry ran over her at a roundabout, a court has heard.

Moira Gemmill, 55, was on her way to St James's Palace when she was struck by a Mercedes tipper lorry near Lambeth Bridge in Westminster on April 9 ...

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Ian Brady loses bid to launch fight for choice of tribunal lawyer

Moors Murderer Ian Brady has been refused permission to launch a "totally unique" High Court fight for the right to have the lawyer of his choice representing him at a tribunal.

Brady applied for the go-ahead to challenge a bar on solicitor-advocate Robin Makin, who has represented him for ...

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Theresa May urges peers not to 'hold up' delivery of Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May has said she does not want to see anyone holding up "what the British people want", as the Brexit Bill goes before the House of Lords.

Mrs May spoke on the debate as she visited the Emma Bridgewater factory in Stoke-on-Trent on Monday to campaign ahead of ...

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Scotland boss Vern Cotter handed squad fitness boost

Scotland head coach Vern Cotter has been handed an RBS 6 Nations fitness boost after a clutch of his struggling players declared themselves fit to face Wales.

Cotter has been left sweating since losing skipper Greig Laidlaw and back-rower Josh Strauss for the remainder of the ...

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UKAD chief's appearance before select committee postponed by one week

The much-anticipated appearance of UK Anti-Doping boss Nicole Sapstead before the Culture, Media and Sport (CMS) select committee has been postponed by one week to Wednesday, March 1.

Sapstead, ex-British Cycling coach Simon Cope and former Team Sky medic Dr Richard Freeman - two key ...

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Phil Dowson to retire before assuming coaching role with Northampton

Worcester flanker Phil Dowson will retire at the end of the season to join Northampton's coaching staff, with Saints bosses backing rugby director Jim Mallinder's stewardship.

Former Northampton back-rower Dowson will return to Franklin's Gardens this summer as an assistant coach, filling ...

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Unilever shares plunge after Kraft Heinz merger bid scrapped

Shares in Unilever have slumped after US food giant Kraft Heinz called off its proposed 143 billion US dollar (£115 billion) mega-merger with the consumer goods firm.

The Anglo-Dutch company dropped around 7% on the London Stock Exchange following a joint statement by the two companies ...

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Don't name streets after people in case they are paedophiles, councils told

Streets should no longer be named after local heroes because they might one day be found to be paedophiles, according to official guidance.

Councils have been told that places should not be named after individuals - including fallen soldiers - in case they are later linked to ...

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Wetherspoon to be first pub chain to tell customers how many calories are in their drinks

Pub-goers will soon learn how many pounds they are piling on while they are sinking pints.

Wetherspoon has confirmed it is to become the first pub chain in the country to tell punters how many calories their drinks contain.

The company already tells customers how many ...

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Confident Rashford looking for United to win at Chelsea

Marcus Rashford is hoping to avenge Manchester United's Stamford Bridge humiliation when they face Chelsea in the FA Cup quarter-finals.

Jose Mourinho's return to his old stomping ground in October started badly and only got worse as the most successful manager in the Blues' history saw ...

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WATCH: Fire brigade flip overturned car back upright after crash in Worple Road Wimbledon

Officers from the London Fire Brigade (LFB) came to the rescue of a car that had been flipped onto its roof after a crash in Wimbledon. 

Two cars were involved in the crash in Worple Road, which left one car stranded on the pavement and another upside in the middle of the ...

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