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# UK
UK to deploy troops to London hospitals impacted by Covid-related staff shortages
The deployment will include 40 military medics and 160 general duty personnel.
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# irish in uk
Murder, rape, assault and drug offences: Over 1,000 Irish arrested by Met Police this year
Three Irish citizens were arrested by the Metropolitan Police over attempted murder.
# London
Man pleads not guilty to murder of Conservative MP David Amess
Ali Harbi Ali is accused of murdering the MP for Southend West in October.
# Sabina Nessa
Albanian delivery driver admits killing London teacher
However, Koci Selamaj denies murdering the woman.
# london inquest
Police mistakes ‘probably’ contributed to Stephen Port victims’ deaths, inquest finds
Port was handed down a full life sentence in the Old Bailey in 2016 for the four murders
# London
US wins court bid to overturn block on Julian Assange extradition
Two senior judges ruled in favour of the US in a judgment today.
# London
Boris Johnson under pressure from Christmas party claims as Covid Plan B comes into effect
A senior Tory MP urged Boris Johnson to “get a grip” on matters.
# UK
Wembley murders officers jailed over ‘shameful’ WhatsApp images
Deniz Jaffer and Jamie Lewis took photos of the scene they were assigned to guard after sisters Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman were found dead.
# London
Two children and two women die in house fire in London
Firefighters were called to the blaze in Bexleyheath in south-east London yesterday evening.
# vincent in the city
First Irish citizen sworn in as Lord Mayor of City of London
Solicitor Vincent Keaveny, 56, becomes the 693rd holder of the ancient, largely ceremonial office.
# London
Richard Ratcliffe on day 20 of hunger strike over wife’s detention in Iran
A vigil is planned for this evening outside the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office in London where Ratcliffe is camping.
# Vatican
Cardinal on trial as Vatican financial scandal case resumes
Cardinal Angelo Becciu served as the equivalent of chief of staff for Pope Francis at the time of the deal.
# London
London Metropolitan Police officer due in court charged with rape
The officer is stationed with the Met’s Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command.
# british army
British military tanker drivers take to roads of the UK to ease fuel crisis
200 British military personnel are being deployed to assist in the supply of petrol filling stations
# London
Met Police must answer ‘serious questions’ over Sarah Everard case, Patel says
The UK Home Secretary continued to back Cressida Dick amid calls for her resignation.
# Trial
Police officer who killed Sarah Everard will die in jail for her murder
Wayne Couzens admitted to raping and murdering the 33-year-old after snatching her in a false arrest.
# London
Police officer killed Sarah Everard after making ‘false arrest’, court told
Wayne Couzens was a serving Pc with the Metropolitan Police when he murdered Sarah Everard.
# Shaken Not Stirred
Latest Bond film No Time To Die premieres in London
The new Bond film will open in Irish cinemas on 8 October.
# London
Takeaway driver will deny murder of teacher Sabina Nessa, court told
Koci Selamaj appeared at Willesden Magistrates’ Court today.
# south east london
Man charged with murder of primary school teacher Sabina Nessa
He will appear before Willesden Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.
# south east london
UK police arrest man on suspicion of murder of teacher Sabina Nessa
The 38-year-old man was detained in the early hours of this morning.
# Sabina Nessa
Vigil to be held in London for murdered teacher Sabina Nessa as police seek man caught on CCTV
The event is due to take place at 7pm in Pegler Square and is expected to be attended by 500 mourners.
# London
Man arrested on suspicion of the murder of Sabina Nessa
Nessa (28) had been walking to meet a friend at a pub in south east London when she was fatally attacked.
# Sabina Nessa
UK police believe 28-year-old teacher was murdered as she took five-minute walk to meet friend
Sabina Nessa’s body was discovered in London on Saturday.
# London
London's Tower Bridge blocked by Extinction Rebellion protesters
XR campaigners have blocked the landmark to demand the UK government divest from fossil fuels.
# England
Anti-vaccine protesters ‘force their way into ITN’s London headquarters’
Police were called to the premises in Camden after a group pf people ‘unlawfully gained access’ to the building.
# London
London's Tower Bridge reopens to traffic after being stuck due to technical fault
The bridge was stuck open, leaving pedestrians and cars unable to cross.
# Floods
More storms on the way in UK after almost a month’s rain falls on London in a day
One hospital had to cancel all planned surgery and outpatient appointments due to flooding.
# London
Sarah Everard murderer PC Wayne Couzens sacked by Metropolitan Police
Couzens pleaded guilty on 9 July – Sarah was kidnapped, raped and murdered on 3 March.
# London
Flash floods cause chaos as London receives a month's worth of rain in one day
Photos posted on social media show cars submerged on flooded roads.
# London
Police surprised by Euro 2020 final security breach at Wembley
Footage posted on social media showed people forcing their way through barriers and a line of security staff.
# upping the ant-e
Large swarms of flying ants predicted for Euro 2020 final in Wembley
Large swarms of flying ants are taking to the skies around the English capital.
# London
Metropolitan Police officer Wayne Couzens pleads guilty to murder of Sarah Everard
Couzens kidnapped Everard in Clapham, south London, on the evening of 3 March.
# London Calling
Christian Eriksen invited to Euro 2020 final by Uefa chief
Denmark play England tomorrow night with a place in the decider on the line.
# sasha johnson
Two more men charged over shooting of black equal rights activist at London party
The mother-of-two remains in a critical condition in hospital after being shot in the head on 23 May.
# London
'Completely unacceptable': BBC journalist chased and abused by anti-lockdown protesters
The incident happened near Downing Street, London today.
Terrorist shot dead on London Bridge was 'lawfully killed', inquest finds
The 28-year-old was shot dead after he murdered two people and claimed to have a bomb.
# Old Bailey
Police officer pleads guilty to kidnap and rape of Sarah Everard
Wayne Couzens accepted responsibility for the killing of Ms Everard but was not asked to enter a plea to a charge of murder.
# G7
G7 leaders say a deal on minimum corporate tax rate of 15% 'in sight'
Paschal Donohoe attended the G7 summit as Irish tax practices were put in the spotlight over a $315bn Microsoft profit.
# Lorcan Mulvey
'I thought I'd be here for six months and then back to Ireland. But London is home from home now'
Lorcan Mulvey’s Fulham Irish team finally get to play in the 2020 London county senior final on Sunday.