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Lukasz Fabianski: West Ham goalkeeper to have scan on hip injury

Lukasz Fabianski suffered the injury as he took a 13th-minute goal-kick on Friday West Ham United keeper Lukasz Fabianski will have a scan on his latest hip injury on Monday, before a decision is made about signing a replacement. Fabianski, 34, suffered a reaction when taking a goal-kick during...

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‘Exhausted’ London bus drivers could strike

Image caption The Unite union says drivers are suffering chronic fatigue and have “had enough” London bus drivers are so exhausted they are at risk of being a danger to passengers and other road users, a union has said. Unite plans to ballot its 20,000 members and said if...

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‘Wrong saveloy and chips order’ among nuisance 999 calls

Image copyright PA A mistake with a chip shop order and an out-of-date packet of biscuits were among more than 22,000 time-wasting calls to the Met Police this year. The force said its call handlers had identified 22,491 hoax 999 calls in the first 11 months of 2019. These...

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Tesco Christmas card factory in China denies ‘forced labour’

Image caption The pack of cards cost £1.50 from Tesco A factory in China has denied it used forced labour after a six-year-old girl found a message from workers inside a Tesco charity Christmas card. The card supplier, Zhejiang Yunguang Printing, told China’s Global Times it had “never done...

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Tamara Ecclestone: ‘£50m worth’ of jewellery stolen from heiress’

Image copyright PA Media Image caption All of Tamara Ecclestone’s jewellery is said to have been stolen in the raid on her house next to Hyde Park Thieves have reportedly stolen £50m worth of jewellery from the Kensington home of Tamara Ecclestone. The daughter of ex Formula 1 boss...

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Public counter-terror training course launched by police

Image copyright Getty Images Free online training for the public on how to react to a terrorism incident is being made available by police. The course devised by UK counter-terrorism officers and experts was previously only open to company staff working in crowded places such as shopping centres. Counter...

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South Western Railway strike: 27-day walk out begins

Image copyright Steve Parsons/PA Image caption Commuters at Bracknell station are among those affected by the strike Commuters are facing disruption as workers on South Western Railway (SWR) begin a 27-day strike. It comes after talks between the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union and SWR over a long-running...

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General election 2019: Labour vows to cap rent rises for private tenants

Image copyright Getty Images Labour has vowed to “put bad landlords out of business” and bring in rent controls in England, if it wins power. Private rents would not be allowed to go up by more than inflation – and landlords would be fined for letting out sub-standard property....

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West Norwood shooting: Man critically injured

Image copyright Google Image caption The man was found injured close to the junction with Knight’s Hill A man has been critically injured in a shooting in south London. The victim, in his 20s, was found with a gunshot wound in Beulah Hill, near the junction with Knights Hill,...

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