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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# London

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Teenager arrested over fatal stabbings of two 16-year-old boys a mile apart in London
The two victims were found with fatal wounds in south-east London on Saturday.
Murders of two 16-year-old boys a mile apart in London are linked, police say
London police believe a dark coloured SUV may be involved.
London transport network blocks Qatar ads over LGBTQ laws
Qatar is among 11 states listed as having ‘effective’ or ‘probable’ death penalty policies for same-sex sexual acts.
Paris overtakes London as Europe's biggest stock exchange
Brexit has “permanently damaged” the UK economy, former Bank of England policymaker Michael Saunders warned.
Firms ‘using Grenfell inquiry to position themselves for legal proceedings’
In closing submissions, lead counsel Richard Millett accused firms of a ‘merry go round of buck-passing’.
London police launch major operation to arrest suspected climate change protesters
The climate change action group has been calling on the UK Government to abandon plans for new oil and gas projects.
Just Stop Oil spray orange paint on four more buildings in London
The group said the buildings were chosen to represent the pillars that support and maintain the power of the fossil fuel economy.
Katie Taylor’s Croke Park homecoming complicated by lawsuits and backups
Promoter Eddie Hearn on the Amanda Serrano rematch, alternatives and Katie Taylor’s marketability.
Just Stop Oil activists spray orange paint on Rolex building in central London
The campaign group is staging a month-long series of protests to call on the Government to halt all new fossil fuel licences.
‘Evil’ London therapist found guilty of killing her friend and dumping her headless body
Alternative therapist Jemma Mitchell hit 67-year-old Mee Kuen Chong over the head with a weapon at her London home in June last year.
Just Stop Oil protesters glue themselves to tarmac at central London junction
Police confirmed 16 protesters have been arrested and that the roads have since been reopened
PM hopefuls need 100 nominations from Tory MPs to enter race to replace Truss
Truss has been Prime Minister for just 44 days.
Just Stop Oil protesters halt traffic and throw soup over UK Government department
Earlier two activists climbed to the top of the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge which links Essex and Kent.
Runner, 36, dies after collapsing at London Marathon
The man collapsed between miles 23 and 24, organisers said.
Man who allegedly grabbed Queen Elizabeth II's coffin flag in Westminster Hall appears in court
The court heard he was quickly detained, arrested and interviewed by police.
Queen's lying in state ends as some mourners vent frustration after being turned away from queue
There were peak wait times of 14 hours yesterday.
Waiting time in queue to see Queen Elizabeth lying in state reaches 24 hours
Earlier, people were urged not to join the line until at least 4pm today due to overwhelming demand.
Man ‘sexually assaulted two women in queue to see Queen Elizabeth's lying in state’, court told
Adio Adeshine was charged with two counts of sexual assault and two counts of breaching a sexual harm prevention order.
Royal guard collapses next to Queen Elizabeth’s coffin on first night of lying in state
Soldiers in ceremonial uniform are maintaining a constant, 24-hour vigil around the queen’s coffin.
Heathrow airport cancels flights to reduce noise near queen's funeral procession
More flights are expected to be axed during the queen’s funeral on Monday.
Man stabbed to death at Notting Hill Carnival named as rapper TKorStretch
The 21-year-old, from Bristol,was confirmed as the victim by his manager, Chris Patrick, this morning.
Man appears in court over murder of Irishman Thomas O’Halloran (87) in London
Thomas O’Halloran was stabbed in London earlier this week.
Tributes pour in for Clare man murdered in London
A verified online fundraiser has been set up to pay for Mr O’Halloran’s funeral expenses, with over €2,500 (£2,165) raised so far.
Arrest made over fatal stabbing of Irish pensioner on mobility scooter in London
A man was arrested in Southall, west London, in the early hours of Thursday.
'Dangerous' man who fled scene of mobility scooter stabbing in London sought by police
87-year-old Thomas O’Halloran was killed in a “shocking act”, Metropolitan Police said.
UK court rules to end 12-year-old boy's life support
Archie Battersbee was found unconscious in April with signs he had placed a ligature over his head, possibly after taking part in an online challenge.
Tommy Robinson fined £900 for contempt of court
The English Defence League founder appeared at the High Court in London on Monday.
London Fire Brigade faced busiest day since WW2 as fires blazed in 40-degree heat
A new record for the hottest day ever seen in the UK was provisionally recorded in England yesterday afternoon.
Unprecedented peak demand for water in the UK
The UK’s The Met Office has forecast that London could see highs of 38C when the heatwave sweeps across England.
New giant waterlily and ‘botanical wonder of the world’ discovered in London
Scientists have found a new, unique species.
Covid-19 and industrial action in France blamed for cancelled weekend Aer Lingus flights
The cancellations by the airline include three return flights today and three return flights tomorrow.
More Aer Lingus flights cancelled for tomorrow as illness and strikes cause travel chaos
Meanwhile, at Heathrow, thousands of passengers were affected by a ‘schedule intervention’ today, including some bound for Ireland.
Man charged with murder of law graduate Zara Aleena who was killed as she walked home at night
Jordan McSweeney, of no fixed address, has also been charged with attempted rape and robbery.
Irish man, 62, dies in hit-and-run in north London
Police were called to the scene around half past midnight on Sunday.
Death of man found on fire in London park being treated as suspicious by police
Firefighters alerted the police after being called to the park just before 4.20am this morning.
Kevin Spacey to appear before London court charged with sexual offences against three men
The actor will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court at 10am on Thursday.
Harvey Weinstein to be charged with indecent assault against woman in London in 1996
The 70-year-old was convicted of rape and sexual assault and jailed for 23 years in the United States in February 2020.
Reilly and Egan combine to save Sligo's blushes as they break London's hearts
There were also wins today for Leitrim over Antrim and Fermanagh against Longford.
Kevin Spacey charged with four counts of sexual assault in the UK
The charges relate to three different male complainants and alleged incidents in 2005, 2008 and 2013.
Hail 'the size of chickpeas' and thunderstorms hit southern England
Weather here will begin to improve as the week goes on however.