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# London

Last month
November 2023
Jeremy Hunt to announce UK tax cuts aimed at reviving stagnant economy
Hunt’s statement is expected to contain 110 different growth measures as he also seeks to revive the Tories’ election chances.
Gerry Adams waits for ruling in London High Court fight with UK bomb victims
The claims have been brought against the Provisional IRA by victims of bombings in London and Manchester.
Russell Brand ‘interviewed under caution over allegations of sexual offences’
The comedian has been accused of rape, assault and emotional abuse between 2006 and 2013.
Mary Lou McDonald says Suella Braverman must 'cop on' after comments on Northern Ireland
The UK Home Secretary has also been accused of emboldening far-right protesters after some clashed with police in London today.
Counter-protesters detained after clashes with Met Police as thousands gather for pro-Palestine march
The Metropolitan Police said there have been no incidents related to the pro-Palestine demonstration.
Britain's Prince Harry wins latest round in legal battle with UK newspapers
The prince and six other high profile figures including pop star Elton John launched the legal action last year.
Sunak issues warning over ‘disrespectful’ Armistice Day pro-Palestinian march
Sunak said those who wanted to “divide society” could try exploit the event as he voted to hold the Met Police Chief accountable.
Campaign group Republic to protest at King Charles III's first state opening of Parliament
Members of Republic were detained on the day of the king’s coronation, sparking criticism of the Met Police.
Pro-Palestine demonstrations held in cities across Europe today
The most common message from all of these demonstrations has been a call for a ceasefire.
WeWork ‘committed to Irish market’ despite plans to close some offices around the world
In September, the company’s CEO announced plans to ‘exit unfit and underperforming locations’.
UK travel agents win €2.3 million in High Court case against Ryanair over refunds
Three companies in the On the Beach Group had sued over refunds paid out after flights were cancelled or changed.
October 2023
Major pro-Palestinian protests take place across UK and Ireland
Over 100,000 people took part in a rally in London City Centre.
UK police apologise after armed officers knock boy, 13, off bike for playing with water pistol
The boy was having a water fight with his younger sibling in July when a police officer reported a potential firearms incident.
Greta Thunberg charged with public order offence after London climate protest
She was one of 26 activists protesting outside a meeting of oil executives.
Greta Thunberg arrested at London oil protest
Thunberg was linking arms and chanting with other activists when she was arrested
Jacksonville Jaguars clinch back-to-back London wins
Two touchdowns per side in the final 15 minutes kept things interesting as Buffalo twice came within five points of drawing level.
Just Stop Oil protesters disrupt Les Miserables performance in London's West End
Westminster police said that local officers were quickly on the scene.
Tory candidate for London mayor role criticised for saying Jews ‘frightened’ under Sadiq Khan
Susan Hall has been accused of deploying ‘dog-whistle’ politics.
September 2023
Lindsay Hoyle: Social media's role during January 6 riots was a 'wake up call' for parliaments
The Journal spoke with Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle in Dublin this week.
17-year-old boy charged with murder of 15-year-old Elianne Andam appears in court
Elianne Andam was stabbed to death in Croydon, south London, as she went to school on Wednesday.
Debunked: Video alleging fraud cites baseless claims about Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s assets
Properties in Israel, Miami and near the Sherlock Holmes home in London are cited in attempts to discredit the Ukrainian president
Teenager in custody after 15-year-old girl with ‘bright future’ fatally stabbed in UK
The “much-loved” girl died after being stabbed in the neck with a foot-long knife during rush hour.
Brexit branded ‘a huge mistake’ as UK protesters march to re-join EU
Hundreds of people dressed in blue clothing and carrying EU flags filled the pavement ahead of the march through the city’s streets.
Annie Mac tells UK govt that women have to fight for their right to safety in music industry
The Dublin-born DJ, broadcaster and writer told of her experience in the music industry to the House of Commons’ Women and Equalities Committee.
UK marks the first anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's death
Commemorations of the queen’s death were low key today, with Charles not expected at any official engagement.
Hunt for terror suspect enters third day in UK after 21-year-old man escapes from prison
Former soldier Daniel Khalife went missing in his cook’s uniform from HMP Wandsworth in London on Wednesday.
Freddie Mercury's baby grand piano sells for £1.7 million at London auction
The manuscript for the classic Queen song Bohemian Rhapsody fetched £1.3 million at the Sotheby’s auction.
London mayor hits out at Nigel Farage at black culture festival
Sadiq Khan hit back at the GB News presenter’s claim that the festival was ‘divisive’.
This year
Judge orders children’s return to Ireland after mother’s 'abduction plot'
The judge said the children’s mother had brought them to England from Ireland without the knowledge or consent of their father.
€14.58 daily charge introduced for some vehicles as London becomes largest pollution charging area
People who drive in the zone in a vehicle that does not meet minimum emissions standards are required to pay the daily fee or risk a €210 fine.
Met Police under fire for protecting ‘one of their own’ as serial rapist ex-policeman jailed
Adam Provan was found guilty of eight rapes against two women and jailed for 16 years with a further eight years on extended licence.
British Museum dismisses staff member after discovering theft of artefacts
The items include gold jewellery, gems of semi-precious stones and glass dating from the 15th century BC to the 19th century AD.
Sinéad O'Connor's death 'not being treated as suspicious' but 'no medical cause of death' given
The legendary singer announced on social media only a fortnight ago that she had moved to London.
Man charged with murder after Irishman killed at home in west London last weekend
James ‘JJ’ Donnelly was found at his home in Hillingdon after police were called on Saturday morning.
Kevin Spacey denies ‘sexual bully’ claim and describes case against him as 'weak'
Prosecutors alleged the ‘crotch grab’ was the Hollywood star’s ‘trademark’ move.
Kevin Spacey tells jury he was ‘intimate’ with man but denies ‘violent’ assault
The actor is accused of sexual assaults between 2001 and 2013.
Anthony Joshua set for rematch with Dillian Whyte
The former world champion had been linked with a fight against Deontay Wilder in Saudi Arabia.
Eight-year-old girl killed and 10 in hospital after car crashes into school building in London
A woman, aged in her 40s, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
Police said they were not treating the incident as terror-related.
Aerial footage of the scene showed a Land Rover car stopped at an angle against the wall of the school building.
Home Secretary Suella Braverman said she was “saddened to hear about the tragic incident".
Alleged victim of Kevin Spacey told police it was 'well known' actor was 'up to no good'
Spacey is accused of sex offences against four men between 2001 and 2013.
UK government to seek appeal after judges declare Rwanda asylum policy unlawful
The Court of Appeal’s decision was announced this morning.