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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# London

Last year
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.
British MP Neil Parish formally resigns after admitting watching pornography in parliament
The Treasury said it had accepted the Conservative MP for Tiverton and Honiton’s resignation.
Man found guilty of threatening UK Labour MP with makeshift gallows and noose
The 57-year-old held up a makeshift gallows with a noose outside the British Parliament and said “this is what we do to traitors”.
Qantas to launch direct Sydney to London route - the longest non-stop passenger flight
People are set to spend 19 hours in the air travelling from Sydney to London by the end of 2025.
Man arrested after four people found stabbed to death in south London
All four people – three women and a man – were pronounced dead at the scene.
Man who filmed ‘disgusting’ Grenfell video handed suspended jail term
Paul Bussetti, 49, admitted making the “grossly offensive” film at a friend’s party.
Tom Parker’s widow pays tribute to The Wanted star at his funeral
“Tom told me he was going to be famous and wouldn’t have time for a girlfriend, but he wouldn’t leave me alone,” Kelsey said.
Andy Moran’s Leitrim win thriller against spirited London
They march on to play the winners of Mayo and Galway in the Connacht semi-final on May 8.
People treated for breathing difficulties after ‘gas release’ at London park
Fire and ambulance crews have been called to the incident at the Aquatics Centre.
UK policing minister criticised for ‘lack of urgency’ over strip search of black schoolgirl
The 15-year-old was searched by female police officers at her school in 2020 without another adult present and while on her period.
Demonstrators protest over 'barbaric' strip-search of black schoolgirl in London
A review found that Met Police officers searched the girl without another adult present and in the knowledge that she was menstruating.
Experts give contrasting views on Sheeran’s Shape Of You at copyright trial
Ed Sheeran denies that Shape Of You rips off a 2015 song by Sami Chokri.
Ed Sheeran ‘target of concerted plan to promote artist accusing him of copying’, court hears
The former management company for Sami Chokri allegedly made a ‘huge effort’ to bring the 2015 song Oh Why to the star’s notice.
Julian Assange denied permission to appeal against US extradition decision
The WikiLeaks founder is wanted in the US over an alleged conspiracy to disclose national defence information.
Sarah Everard vigil organisers win High Court challenge against UK Police
Reclaim These Streets argued police decisions in the run up to their planned event, which they withdrew from, breached their rights.
Taoiseach travels to London as part of a two-day trip to mark St Patrick's Day celebrations
The Taoiseach will attend London’s St Patrick’s Day parade on Sunday.
Ed Sheeran tells court he is trying to 'clear my name' in copyright case
The singer insisted he is “a songwriter, I write songs, that’s it,” as he faced questions over the creation of hit 2017 hit Shape Of You.
Fire breaks out on 17th floor of east London high-rise block
Twenty fire engines and 125 firefighters are at the scene, and a 64m ladder is being used.
'Predatory' man admits murder of primary school teacher Sabina Nessa
CCTV footage captured the moment Koci Selamaj swiftly overwhelmed Nessa by repeatedly striking her.
Police step in as Labour leader Keir Starmer targeted by mob near UK Parliament
The Labour leader faced baseless allegations of “protecting paedophiles” after the Prime Minister used a widely criticised smear.
No drinking bans, S&C overhaul, body fat and cardiac tests: The blueprint to rise in Division 4
London manager Michael Maher and Waterford boss Ephie Fitzgerald chat about what they are trying to build in 2022.
Julian Assange wins ruling in his battle against extradition to US
The WikiLeaks founder is wanted in the US over an alleged conspiracy to disclose national defence information.
Vigils continue across island of Ireland for Ashling Murphy
Park Run runners in Ireland, the North and beyond held moments of silence
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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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.
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.
Albanian delivery driver admits killing London teacher
However, Koci Selamaj denies murdering the woman.
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
US wins court bid to overturn block on Julian Assange extradition
Two senior judges ruled in favour of the US in a judgment today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Metropolitan Police officer due in court charged with rape
The officer is stationed with the Met’s Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command.
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
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.
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.