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# london - Today’s News

Another bout of post-Brexit trade talks is to take place in London this week

Despite British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s deadline of the EU summit, another round of talks are taking place this week.

Two people dead after suspected gas explosion and building collapse in London

London Fire Brigade was called to the incident on King Street, Southall at 6.38am.

# london - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

London police launch investigation after man, woman and child found dead in house

It is thought all three people were known to each other.

# london - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Hatton Garden burglary gang member ordered to pay back nearly £6 million

Michael Seed (60) was responsible for accessing the Hatton Garden premises and disabling its security systems, police said.

Black people at almost twice the risk of Covid death, London study finds

The disparity is partly due to long-standing socio-economic inequalities and a high number of people working in health and social care.

# london - Saturday 26 September, 2020

16 arrested after clashing with police at anti-lockdown protest in central London

Bottles were thrown and police used batons against protesters, leaving some with visible injuries.

Police officer shot dead in London moved into custody work because he thought it was 'safest option'

Metropolitan Police Sergeant Matiu Ratana was described by a friend as ‘just a really genuinely nice guy’.

# london - Friday 25 September, 2020

Police officer shot dead in London is named, as tributes pour in

Sergeant Matiu Ratana, known as Matt to family and friends, joined the force in 1991.

# london - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Matt Hancock says new lockdown restrictions in London within days cannot be ruled out

The number of cases per 100,000 people over seven days is reported to have increased in London from 18.8 to around 25 earlier in the week.

# london - Saturday 19 September, 2020

London police warn anti-vax and anti-lockdown protesters to disperse or face arrest

Scotland Yard said the large crowds of people are ‘putting themselves and others at risk’.

# london - Thursday 10 September, 2020

10 days of Extinction Rebellion demonstrations end with naked protesters and graffiti of Churchill statue

At least 648 people have been arrested during the environmental action.

Emergency Brexit talks due in London today after UK reveals bill to override Withdrawal Agreement

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove will meet senior EU official Maroš Šefčovič to discuss the situation.

# london - Monday 7 September, 2020

Man (38) arrested on suspicion of murder after another man fatally stabbed at illegal rave in London

The incident happened at Culverley Road in Catford, south-east London, in the early hours of yesterday morning.

# london - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Man found guilty of murdering women and putting bodies inside freezer

Zahid Younis was found guilty at Southwark Crown Court.

Climate activists glue themselves to the ground in London and block road around Parliament

Extinction Rebellion and Animal Rebellion marked the third of 10 days of disruption in the city.

# london - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Several arrests at Extinction Rebellion protests in London

Thousands of campaigners descended on Parliament Square this afternoon.

# london - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

British government delay in closing borders 'accelerated' spread of Covid-19, Westminster report finds

The Government was also criticised for treating children ‘as an afterthought’ during the pandemic.

# london - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

'This is not about money, this is vindicating him': Johnny Depp libel trial draws to a close

Depp is suing The Sun newspaper over a 2018 article which labelled him a ‘wife beater’.

# london - Saturday 25 July, 2020

Podcast explores the curious case of Irishman caught up in the world of Russian espionage

In a case of ‘wrong place at the wrong time’, Dublin man Derek Conlon was caught in the centre of international espionage.

# london - Friday 24 July, 2020

Johnny Depp joked about punching Amber Heard in the face, court told

Johnny Depp has strongly denied allegations of domestic violence against Amber Heard.

# london - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Amber Heard’s sister claims she ‘felt sick’ when told of Johnny Depp engagement

Heard has accused Depp of abuse throughout their relationship.

# london - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Amber Heard denies telling ‘lies’ about claims Johnny Depp was violent towards her

The actress has been appearing as a key witness in Depp’s libel case against The Sun.

# london - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Amber Heard claims she heard ‘rumour’ Johnny Depp pushed Kate Moss down stairs

The 34-year-old actor claims she feared Depp was “going to kill” her on several occasions.

# london - Monday 20 July, 2020

Amber Heard tells court she was subject to 'repeated and regular physical violence' by Johnny Depp

Heard has begun giving evidence at Depp’s trial against The Sun newspaper.

Amber Heard to begin giving evidence in Johnny Depp ‘wife beater’ libel trial

Heard will today face questioning over 14 allegations of domestic violence – all denied by Depp.

# london - Friday 17 July, 2020

'Get off my neck': UK police suspend officer after 'disturbing' arrest

Police in London said that the technique was not taught in police training.

# london - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

One person dies after crane collapses in London

The crane collapsed on a site where flats were being constructed.

Depp accuses ex-wife of 'building a dossier' as an 'insurance policy' during libel trial against The Sun

Depp says that a claim he was violent towards his ex-wife is ‘complete lies’.

# london - Monday 6 July, 2020

Motorists rescued from stranded vehicles after burst water main on London road

London Fire Brigade sent four fire engines to the scene shortly after 3.30pm.

# london - Thursday 2 July, 2020

From The42 'Deflating,' 'disappointing' and 'step backward' - London hit out after All-Ireland championship exclusion Exiled

'Deflating,' 'disappointing' and 'step backward' - London hit out after All-Ireland championship exclusion

Exiles boss Paddy Bowles and player Niamh Lister discuss the situation with The42 as they call on the LGFA to ‘reconsider the decision.’

# london - Friday 26 June, 2020

Man who threw boy off Tate Modern balcony 'may never be released', judge says during sentencing

The judge said Jonty Bravery’s autism spectrum disorder did not explain the attack.

# london - Thursday 25 June, 2020

British teenager to be sentenced for throwing boy off Tate Modern balcony

Jonty Bravery (18) has admitted trying to kill the child on the viewing platform of the gallery in August last year.

# london - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Boris Johnson's car involved in collision after protester runs onto road Westminster This post contains videos

Boris Johnson's car involved in collision after protester runs onto road

The demonstrator ran into the road outside the gates to Parliament at around 2.30pm.

# london - Monday 15 June, 2020

Man (28) jailed for 14 days after admitting urinating next to memorial in Westminster

The judge said the incident had caused “public revulsion”.

# london - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Couple wrongfully arrested over Gatwick Airport drone incident receive €220,000 settlement from police

Paul and Elaine Gait settled their claims against Sussex Police.

28-year-old arrested after image shows man urinating next to police officer's memorial in London

Home Secretary Priti Patel described the act as “appalling and shameful”.

# london - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Priti Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police

Hundreds of people converged on Parliament Square in London today after far-right groups, including Britain First, called on supporters to guard the monuments.

Winston Churchill's grandson says 'society has lost its compass' after statue defaced this week

The statue was defaced by protesters in the UK capital and has since been boarded up.

# london - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Assaults on police officers at UK anti-racism rally ‘shocking’, Met Police chief says

The police force said 29 people were arrested after tensions escalated yesterday.

# london - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Tensions flare between mounted police and Black Lives Matter protesters in London

Protests were held in London, Manchester, Cardiff, Sheffield and Newcastle today.

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