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# london - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

One person dies after crane collapses in London
# London Fire Brigade
# London Fire Brigade

One person dies after crane collapses in London

Jul 8th 2020, 10:21 PM 54,036 Views 4 Comments

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
# London
# London

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

Updated Jul 8th 2020, 4:17 PM 26,015 Views 0 Comments

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
# London

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

Jul 6th 2020, 9:42 PM 22,289 Views 3 Comments

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

# london - Thursday 2 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 2nd 2020, 7:50 AM 17,957 Views 11 Comments

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
# London
# London

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

Jun 26th 2020, 12:36 PM 29,742 Views 0 Comments

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
# London
# London

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

Jun 25th 2020, 8:23 AM 41,646 Views 0 Comments

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
# Westminster

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

Updated Jun 17th 2020, 8:33 PM 53,584 Views 34 Comments

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
# London
# London

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

Jun 15th 2020, 2:43 PM 17,192 Views 42 Comments

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
# London
# London

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

Jun 14th 2020, 4:07 PM 36,468 Views 22 Comments

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
# Keith Palmer
# Keith Palmer

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

Updated Jun 14th 2020, 12:05 PM 49,284 Views 81 Comments

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
# London
# London

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

Jun 13th 2020, 3:24 PM 35,699 Views 76 Comments

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
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

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

Jun 13th 2020, 1:02 PM 52,178 Views 194 Comments

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
# Protests
# Protests

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

Jun 7th 2020, 3:45 PM 26,189 Views 53 Comments

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
# Whitehall
# Whitehall

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

Jun 6th 2020, 7:41 PM 56,078 Views 159 Comments

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

# london - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Clashes with police after thousands join Black Lives Matter rally in London
# London
# London

Clashes with police after thousands join Black Lives Matter rally in London

Jun 4th 2020, 7:27 AM 22,954 Views 75 Comments

Videos shared on social media showed protesters and police clashing outside Downing Street.

# london - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Tensions escalate between police and Black Lives Matter protesters outside 10 Downing Street gates
# UK
# UK

Tensions escalate between police and Black Lives Matter protesters outside 10 Downing Street gates

Updated Jun 3rd 2020, 6:32 PM 52,524 Views 81 Comments

“It is very, very important that we keep control of this moment,” Star Wars actor John Boyega told the crowd earlier.

# london - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Two teenagers arrested after 11-year-old boy shot in London
# Upminster
# Upminster

Two teenagers arrested after 11-year-old boy shot in London

May 3rd 2020, 7:26 PM 42,503 Views 8 Comments

Local residents previously described their shock at what had happened in their quiet “leafy suburb” of Upminster.

# london - Friday 27 March, 2020

Roscommon defer London apartment draw due to Covid-19 crisis after raising €856k to date
# Fundraiser
From The42
# Fundraiser

Roscommon defer London apartment draw due to Covid-19 crisis after raising €856k to date

Mar 27th 2020, 12:32 PM 5,384 Views 0 Comments

The draw will now take place in late December.

# london - Saturday 21 March, 2020

New podcast series lifts the lid on Irishman who killed 30 people but escaped capture for three decades
# Podcast
# Podcast

New podcast series lifts the lid on Irishman who killed 30 people but escaped capture for three decades

Mar 21st 2020, 2:00 PM 59,166 Views 40 Comments

The final episode of the documentary, available from Tuesday will bring listeners back to Ireland, where he grew up.

Ponies in London make house calls to families in isolation to cheer people up
# Giddy Up
# Giddy Up

Ponies in London make house calls to families in isolation to cheer people up

Mar 21st 2020, 12:45 PM 36,459 Views 13 Comments

Park Lane Stables in Teddington is taking requests for the animals to visit homes in the area.

# london - Monday 16 March, 2020

British fighter Edwards pulls out of headline UFC bout with ex-champion Woodley
# Safety Measures
From The42
# Safety Measures

British fighter Edwards pulls out of headline UFC bout with ex-champion Woodley

Mar 16th 2020, 10:43 AM 4,048 Views 2 Comments

The welterweight says he has been forced to withdraw after UFC president Dana White revealed that the event will be moved from London’s O2 Arena.

# london - Friday 13 March, 2020

'Extremely disappointing': St Patrick's Day celebrations in London cancelled over coronavirus
# London
# London

'Extremely disappointing': St Patrick's Day celebrations in London cancelled over coronavirus

Updated Mar 13th 2020, 8:37 AM 49,393 Views 90 Comments

The day has long been celebrated by the city’s Irish community.

# london - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Second patient in world to be cleared of HIV reveals identity
# London
# London

Second patient in world to be cleared of HIV reveals identity

Mar 10th 2020, 7:17 AM 61,465 Views 13 Comments

Adam Castillejo achieved “sustained remission” from HIV.

# london - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Burke's Wicklow win in London, Sligo edge Galvin's Wexford, Tyrone and Donegal set up Ulster U20 final
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Burke's Wicklow win in London, Sligo edge Galvin's Wexford, Tyrone and Donegal set up Ulster U20 final

Feb 29th 2020, 4:47 PM 5,267 Views 0 Comments

Defending champions Tyrone beat Antrim and Donegal’s young guns saw off Down in the Ulster U20 football championship semi-finals.

# london - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Countries around the world are assessing Covid-19's impact on St Patrick's Day celebrations
# Not Going Green
# Not Going Green

Countries around the world are assessing Covid-19's impact on St Patrick's Day celebrations

Feb 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 34,273 Views 30 Comments

In some countries, St Patrick’s Day events have already been cancelled.

# london - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Johnny Depp wants 'vindication' in libel case over article in The Sun describing him as a 'wife-beater'
# London
# London

Johnny Depp wants 'vindication' in libel case over article in The Sun describing him as a 'wife-beater'

Feb 26th 2020, 10:42 PM 30,628 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for Depp set out their stall at a hearing in London today.

# london - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Ireland left reeling at Twickenham as outstanding England batter Farrell's men
# Bad
From The42
# Bad

Ireland left reeling at Twickenham as outstanding England batter Farrell's men

Feb 23rd 2020, 4:55 PM 35,092 Views 145 Comments

Eddie Jones’ side delivered their best performance since the World Cup semi-final against the All Blacks last year.

# london - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Hundreds protest in London against extradition of Julian Assange
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Hundreds protest in London against extradition of Julian Assange

Feb 22nd 2020, 6:14 PM 18,310 Views 32 Comments

Assange is being held in Belmarsh Prison in south-east London as he awaits the start of next week’s full extradition hearing.

'It means the world to me' - Toner set for first Ireland start since World Cup omission
# Big Dev
From The42
# Big Dev

'It means the world to me' - Toner set for first Ireland start since World Cup omission

Feb 22nd 2020, 2:15 PM 5,761 Views 6 Comments

The 33-year-old thought his Test career was over when he was left out of last year’s trip to Japan.

Homeless man appears in court charged with London mosque knife attack
# Mosque Stabbing
# Mosque Stabbing

Homeless man appears in court charged with London mosque knife attack

Feb 22nd 2020, 1:15 PM 9,149 Views 0 Comments

Prayer leader Raafat Maglad suffered a neck injury in the incident at London Central Mosque.

# london - Friday 21 February, 2020

Islamic State supporter admits plot to blow up St Paul's Cathedral in London
# Old Bailey
# Old Bailey

Islamic State supporter admits plot to blow up St Paul's Cathedral in London

Updated Feb 21st 2020, 3:03 PM 27,547 Views 0 Comments

Safiyya Amira Shaikh will be sentenced in May.

# london - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Attempted murder investigation launched after man stabbed at London mosque
# Mosque Stabbing
# Mosque Stabbing

Attempted murder investigation launched after man stabbed at London mosque

Updated Feb 20th 2020, 5:04 PM 55,144 Views 16 Comments

The incident happened at 3.10pm today.

# london - Monday 17 February, 2020

'A genuine innovator': DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56
# RIP
# RIP

'A genuine innovator': DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56

Feb 17th 2020, 3:25 PM 25,379 Views 15 Comments

His management said the cause of death was a pulmonary embolism.

'Celebrities are being hounded': Politicians hit out at press intrusion in wake of Caroline Flack's death
# Spotlight
# Spotlight

'Celebrities are being hounded': Politicians hit out at press intrusion in wake of Caroline Flack's death

Feb 17th 2020, 8:35 AM 31,629 Views 52 Comments

The 40 year-old was found dead at her east London flat on Saturday.

# london - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Extinction Rebellion activists anger motorists as traffic blocked in London Fashion Week protest
# London
# London

Extinction Rebellion activists anger motorists as traffic blocked in London Fashion Week protest

Feb 15th 2020, 3:21 PM 16,083 Views 39 Comments

A taxi driver shouted “Just f****** move” to a samba band which stood in front of cars playing music.

# london - Thursday 13 February, 2020

First death from coronavirus reported in Japan
# Japan
# Japan

First death from coronavirus reported in Japan

Updated Feb 13th 2020, 7:50 PM 49,780 Views 41 Comments

China has reported 1,367 deaths among 52,526 cases on the mainland

More than €22m extra needed for Big Ben repair works after discovery of asbestos and war damage
# London
# London

More than €22m extra needed for Big Ben repair works after discovery of asbestos and war damage

Feb 13th 2020, 7:17 AM 20,207 Views 24 Comments

The renovation work will cost about €95 million in total.

# london - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

First case of coronavirus detected in London
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

First case of coronavirus detected in London

Feb 12th 2020, 7:14 PM 55,334 Views 59 Comments

Chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty said this is the nation’s ninth confirmed case.

Manu Tuilagi returns to England training camp ahead of Ireland clash
# On The Mend
From The42
# On The Mend

Manu Tuilagi returns to England training camp ahead of Ireland clash

Feb 12th 2020, 2:08 PM 7,405 Views 11 Comments

The 28-year-old centre hopes to be fit for the Twickenham encounter in two weekends’ time.

# london - Monday 3 February, 2020

Counter-terrorism police raid two houses following London stabbing attack
# London Attack
# London Attack

Counter-terrorism police raid two houses following London stabbing attack

Feb 3rd 2020, 1:48 PM 9,531 Views 10 Comments

Sudesh Amman, who was wearing a fake suicide vest, was shot on a street in south London yesterday.