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# 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.
# Wrap
Burke's Wicklow win in London, Sligo edge Galvin's Wexford, Tyrone and Donegal set up Ulster U20 final
Defending champions Tyrone beat Antrim and Donegal’s young guns saw off Down in the Ulster U20 football championship semi-finals.
# not going green
Countries around the world are assessing Covid-19's impact on St Patrick's Day celebrations
In some countries, St Patrick’s Day events have already been cancelled.
# London
Johnny Depp wants 'vindication' in libel case over article in The Sun describing him as a 'wife-beater'
Lawyers for Depp set out their stall at a hearing in London today.
# bad
Ireland left reeling at Twickenham as outstanding England batter Farrell's men
Eddie Jones’ side delivered their best performance since the World Cup semi-final against the All Blacks last year.
# Wikileaks
Hundreds protest in London against extradition of Julian Assange
Assange is being held in Belmarsh Prison in south-east London as he awaits the start of next week’s full extradition hearing.
# big dev
'It means the world to me' - Toner set for first Ireland start since World Cup omission
The 33-year-old thought his Test career was over when he was left out of last year’s trip to Japan.
# mosque stabbing
Homeless man appears in court charged with London mosque knife attack
Prayer leader Raafat Maglad suffered a neck injury in the incident at London Central Mosque.
# Old Bailey
Islamic State supporter admits plot to blow up St Paul's Cathedral in London
Safiyya Amira Shaikh will be sentenced in May.
# mosque stabbing
Attempted murder investigation launched after man stabbed at London mosque
The incident happened at 3.10pm today.
'A genuine innovator': DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56
His management said the cause of death was a pulmonary embolism.
# Spotlight
'Celebrities are being hounded': Politicians hit out at press intrusion in wake of Caroline Flack's death
The 40 year-old was found dead at her east London flat on Saturday.
# London
Extinction Rebellion activists anger motorists as traffic blocked in London Fashion Week protest
A taxi driver shouted “Just f****** move” to a samba band which stood in front of cars playing music.
# Japan
First death from coronavirus reported in Japan
China has reported 1,367 deaths among 52,526 cases on the mainland
# London
More than €22m extra needed for Big Ben repair works after discovery of asbestos and war damage
The renovation work will cost about €95 million in total.
# Outbreak
First case of coronavirus detected in London
Chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty said this is the nation’s ninth confirmed case.
# On The Mend
Manu Tuilagi returns to England training camp ahead of Ireland clash
The 28-year-old centre hopes to be fit for the Twickenham encounter in two weekends’ time.
# London Attack
Counter-terrorism police raid two houses following London stabbing attack
Sudesh Amman, who was wearing a fake suicide vest, was shot on a street in south London yesterday.
# London Attack
Man shot dead by police in London stabbing attack was convicted terrorist
It is understood Amman, who was jailed in December 2018, had been freed in the past six weeks.
# Streatham
Met Police say London stabbing attack is believed to be 'Islamist-related'
Police fatally shot a man, who was wearing a hoax device, at the scene in Streatham this afternoon.
Lise Hand in London: 'Empires end, not with a bang, but with a last burst of delusion'
The party was a bit flat and the Prime Minister was not often spotted. Lise Hand reports from London.
# seven kings
Two men arrested after three killed in clash between ‘Sikh groups’ in London
The Metropolitan Police said the victims are believed to be aged in their 20s or 30s.
# North London
London synagogue and shops daubed in anti-Semitic graffiti on Hanukkah
The Jewish holy symbol alongside the numbers “9 11” was spray-painted in red and purple on several premises.
# London Bridge
'A dark day': Man who fought off London Bridge terrorist with tusk speaks of attack
“I feel we all have a duty to challenge the spread of fear, hatred or intolerance within our communities,” Darryn Frost said.
# London
Relatives of Hyde Park bombing victims win High Court case against IRA member John Downey
Four members of the Royal Household Cavalry were killed in the 1982 blast.