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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 6°C

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# trafalgar square
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
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.
# Internal markets bill
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
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
Man found guilty of murdering women and putting bodies inside freezer
Zahid Younis was found guilty at Southwark Crown Court.
# extinction rebellion
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.
# Climate Change
Several arrests at Extinction Rebellion protests in London
Thousands of campaigners descended on Parliament Square this afternoon.
# London
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
'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
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.
# Libel Trial
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
Amber Heard’s sister claims she ‘felt sick’ when told of Johnny Depp engagement
Heard has accused Depp of abuse throughout their relationship.
# Trial
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.
# libel case
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
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.
# London
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
'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 Fire Brigade
One person dies after crane collapses in London
The crane collapsed on a site where flats were being constructed.
# London
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
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.
# 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
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
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.
# westminster
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
Man (28) jailed for 14 days after admitting urinating next to memorial in Westminster
The judge said the incident had caused “public revulsion”.
# London
Couple wrongfully arrested over Gatwick Airport drone incident receive €220,000 settlement from police
Paul and Elaine Gait settled their claims against Sussex Police.
# keith palmer
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
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.
# black lives matter
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.
# Protests
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.
# Whitehall
Tensions flare between mounted police and Black Lives Matter protesters in London
Protests were held in London, Manchester, Cardiff, Sheffield and Newcastle today.
# London
Clashes with police after thousands join Black Lives Matter rally in London
Videos shared on social media showed protesters and police clashing outside Downing Street.
# UK
Tensions escalate between police and Black Lives Matter protesters outside 10 Downing Street gates
“It is very, very important that we keep control of this moment,” Star Wars actor John Boyega told the crowd earlier.
# upminster
Two teenagers arrested after 11-year-old boy shot in London
Local residents previously described their shock at what had happened in their quiet “leafy suburb” of Upminster.
# fundraiser
Roscommon defer London apartment draw due to Covid-19 crisis after raising €856k to date
The draw will now take place in late December.
# Podcast
New podcast series lifts the lid on Irishman who killed 30 people but escaped capture for three decades
The final episode of the documentary, available from Tuesday will bring listeners back to Ireland, where he grew up.
# giddy up
Ponies in London make house calls to families in isolation to cheer people up
Park Lane Stables in Teddington is taking requests for the animals to visit homes in the area.
# safety measures
British fighter Edwards pulls out of headline UFC bout with ex-champion Woodley
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
'Extremely disappointing': St Patrick's Day celebrations in London cancelled over coronavirus
The day has long been celebrated by the city’s Irish community.
# London
Second patient in world to be cleared of HIV reveals identity
Adam Castillejo achieved “sustained remission” from HIV.