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Marathon Steve calls for his childhood social worker to cheer him over finish line

PUBLISHED: 10:12 25 April 2019 | UPDATED: 10:12 25 April 2019

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Steve Wheatly wants his childhood social worker to cheer him on during London marathon

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Hughton: Tottenham's new home is the most incredible stadium
General view of the Brighton and Hove Albion players warming up before the Premier League match at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium (pic: John Walton/PA Images).
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Man arrested in south-west London on suspicion of 'Syria related terrorism offences'

A man is being held by police on suspicion of terrorism offences.

As part of a pre-planned operation on the morning on April 24, Met Police officers attended a home in south-west London where they arrested a 20-year-old man under section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000.

He

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Victory for campaigners as school pedestrian zone secured after four year battle

Two Wandsworth will soon see a new cycle and pedestrian zone installed after a four-year long campaign.

Welham Road, which runs between Furzedown and Graveney schools, has long suffered from traffic problems which have resulted in crashes involving children, on top of air pollution

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13 lost icons of Croydon, from Beanos to Allders

From Beano's, Allders and the Blue Orchid - which one do you miss the most?

Historic cinemas, unforgettable nightclubs and old stores – just some of the iconic places in Croydon we’ve come to miss.

The borough has undergone many changes and the town centre certainly looks

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13 lost icons of Croydon, from Beanos to Allders

From Beano's, Allders and the Blue Orchid - which one do you miss the most?

Historic cinemas, unforgettable nightclubs and old stores – just some of the iconic places in Croydon we’ve come to miss.

The borough has undergone many changes and the town centre certainly looks

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East Sheen primary pupils celebrate green wall's 1st anniversary

Pupils at East Sheen Primary School have celebrated the first anniversary of a green wall which was developed by entire school community.

Members of staff and pupils gathered on Thursday (April 25) to celebrate the pollution-busting project, which took four months to complete.

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East Sheen primary pupils celebrate green wall's 1st anniversary

Pupils at East Sheen Primary School have celebrated the first anniversary of a green wall which was developed by entire school community.

Members of staff and pupils gathered on Thursday (April 25) to celebrate the pollution-busting project, which took four months to complete.

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Stimson says it was a lovely way for Hornchurch to wrap up home fixtures
Hornchurch manager Mark Stimson insists his side wrapped up the 2018/19 season in a ‘lovely way’ at home.
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Havering's plans to tackle violence against women as level of domestic abuses increases by 5.3%
The level of domestic abuse in the borough has increased by 5.3 per cent compared to figures from the previous 12 months, according to police crime data.
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Day looking to sign off with win for the fans

PUBLISHED: 10:00 25 April 2019 | UPDATED: 10:03 25 April 2019

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Woodford Town defender Jack Grosvenor battles with Tower Hamlets captain Luke With (pic: Tim Edwards)

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DLR passengers face disruption after protesters climb on top of service

People travelling on the DLR service this morning may be in for some delays after protesters set up shop on top of the service.

Shortly after 7.15am this morning officers from British Transport Police were called to Canary Wharf station after a number of protesters had climbed on

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FIH Pro League Hockey: Germany 2 Great Britain 0
Havering's Emily Defroand (pic GB Hockey)
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Man in his 70s taken to hospital after being hit by motorbike

A pedestrian was airlifted to hospital yesterday after being hit by a motorbike in East Sheen.

Police were called at 4.25pm to Upper Richmond Road following reports of a crash.

A pedestrian aged in his 70s is believed to have been hit by a motorbike.

The

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Man in his 70s taken to hospital after being hit by motorbike

A pedestrian was airlifted to hospital yesterday after being hit by a motorbike in East Sheen.

Police were called at 4.25pm to Upper Richmond Road following reports of a crash.

A pedestrian aged in his 70s is believed to have been hit by a motorbike.

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RBS chief executive Ross McEwan resigns after bank turnaround

Royal Bank of Scotland boss Ross McEwan has resigned after more than five-and-a-half years at the helm, saying it is the “right time” to step down.

Mr McEwan has a year’s notice period and will stay in the post until a successor has been appointed, and to ensure an

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Father of Sri Lanka Easter bombers arrested

Sri Lanka’s former navy chief says the father of two of the Easter suicide bombers has been arrested on suspicion of aiding his sons.

Jayanath Colombage, who now is a counter-terrorism expert at the Pathfinder Foundation, confirmed the arrest to reporters.

Sri Lankan police

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Norwegian reveals £45m cost of grounding Boeing 737 Max fleet

Airline Norwegian has said the grounding of its Boeing 737 Max fleet will cost it up to 500 million Norwegian kroner (£45 million).

The low-cost carrier stopped operating the planes shortly after the Ethiopian Airlines disaster in March, which killed 157 people.

Norwegian,

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Independence supporters ‘delusional’ if they expect second referendum soon

Independence supporters are “delusional” if they expect a second Scottish referendum to take place in the near future, a former Scottish Government minister has said.

While Nicola Sturgeon announced she will push ahead with plans for an independence vote before the next

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Harry to join Kate at Anzac Day service in Westminster Abbey

The Duke of Sussex is to join the Duchess of Cambridge at the Anzac Day service in Westminster Abbey.

Buckingham Palace confirmed Harry, whose first child is due any day now, would gather with his sister-in-law Kate on Thursday afternoon to honour the sacrifices of Australian and New

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Police remove Extinction Rebellion activists from London Stock Exchange

Climate change activists who glued themselves to the London Stock Exchange and climbed on top of a train have been removed by police.

The Extinction Rebellion (XR) demonstrators glued themselves to entrances to the exchange in the City of London wearing LED signs reading “climate

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Homicide figures at highest level in a decade

There were 732 homicides in England and Wales last year – the highest number in a decade, official figures show.

Police-recorded offences involving knives or sharp instruments were also up by 6% in 2018 compared with the previous year, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said on

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The key questions surrounding Rafael Benitez’s Newcastle future

Rafael Benitez’s Newcastle future is the only topic of conversation on Tyneside as the Premier League season draws to a close

The Spaniard’s existing deal expires in June and fans are desperately hoping he will extend his stay after three largely successful years at St

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Latest news from London
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today 10:26 Hughton: Tottenham's new home is the most incredible stadium
today 10:23 RBS chief executive Ross McEwan resigns after bank turnaround
today 10:23 Father of Sri Lanka Easter bombers arrested
today 10:23 Norwegian reveals £45m cost of grounding Boeing 737 Max fleet
today 10:23 Independence supporters ‘delusional’ if they expect second referendum soon
today 10:23 Harry to join Kate at Anzac Day service in Westminster Abbey
today 10:23 Police remove Extinction Rebellion activists from London Stock Exchange
today 10:23 Homicide figures at highest level in a decade
today 10:23 The key questions surrounding Rafael Benitez’s Newcastle future
today 10:23 Sane hopes derby confidence carries City to Premier League title
today 10:23 Man arrested in south-west London on suspicion of 'Syria related terrorism offences'
today 10:21 RBS chief executive Ross McEwan resigns after bank turnaround
today 10:21 Father of Sri Lanka Easter bombers arrested
today 10:21 Norwegian reveals £45m cost of grounding Boeing 737 Max fleet
today 10:21 Independence supporters ‘delusional’ if they expect second referendum soon
today 10:21 Harry to join Kate at Anzac Day service in Westminster Abbey
today 10:21 Police remove Extinction Rebellion activists from London Stock Exchange
today 10:21 Homicide figures at highest level in a decade
today 10:21 The key questions surrounding Rafael Benitez’s Newcastle future
today 10:21 Sane hopes derby confidence carries City to Premier League title
today 10:21 Man arrested in south-west London on suspicion of 'Syria related terrorism offences'
today 10:21 Victory for campaigners as school pedestrian zone secured after four year battle
today 10:21 13 lost icons of Croydon, from Beanos to Allders
today 10:21 13 lost icons of Croydon, from Beanos to Allders
today 10:14 RBS chief executive Ross McEwan resigns after bank turnaround
today 10:14 Father of Sri Lanka Easter bombers arrested
today 10:14 Norwegian reveals £45m cost of grounding Boeing 737 Max fleet
today 10:14 Independence supporters ‘delusional’ if they expect second referendum soon
today 10:14 Harry to join Kate at Anzac Day service in Westminster Abbey
today 10:14 Homicide figures at highest level in a decade
today 10:14 Police remove Extinction Rebellion activists from London Stock Exchange
today 10:14 The key questions surrounding Rafael Benitez’s Newcastle future
today 10:14 Man arrested in south-west London on suspicion of 'Syria related terrorism offences'
today 10:14 East Sheen primary pupils celebrate green wall's 1st anniversary
today 10:14 RBS chief executive Ross McEwan resigns after bank turnaround
today 10:14 Father of Sri Lanka Easter bombers arrested
today 10:14 Norwegian reveals £45m cost of grounding Boeing 737 Max fleet
today 10:14 Independence supporters ‘delusional’ if they expect second referendum soon
today 10:14 Harry to join Kate at Anzac Day service in Westminster Abbey
today 10:14 Homicide figures at highest level in a decade
today 10:14 Police remove Extinction Rebellion activists from London Stock Exchange
today 10:14 The key questions surrounding Rafael Benitez’s Newcastle future
today 10:14 Man arrested in south-west London on suspicion of 'Syria related terrorism offences'
today 10:14 East Sheen primary pupils celebrate green wall's 1st anniversary
today 10:14 Stimson says it was a lovely way for Hornchurch to wrap up home fixtures
today 10:14 Havering's plans to tackle violence against women as level of domestic abuses increases by 5.3%
today 10:14 Day looking to sign off with win for the fans
today 10:08 Scottish Greens announce candidates for European election
today 10:08 RBS chief executive Ross McEwan resigns after bank turnaround
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