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Man ‘plotted terror attacks on London tourist hot spots’, court hears

Image copyright EPA Image caption The London Pride parade was among the potential targets, the court heard A man who was cleared over a sword attack on police outside Buckingham Palace went on to plan a series of terror attacks, a court has heard. Mohiussunnath Chowdhury, 28, was found...

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Brighton 1-1 Chelsea: Jahanbakhsh’s stunning effort earns Seagulls point

Alireza Jahanbakhsh has scored two goals in his last two games for Brighton, having failed to find the net in his first 26 for the club in all competitions Alireza Jahanbakhsh said he has started 2020 “in the best way possible” after his spectacular overhead kick earned Brighton an...

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London’s City Hall provides Christmas meals for homeless

Image caption Sadiq Khan helped serve 100 Christmas Dinners to guests at City Hall Christmas dinners have been served to Londoners who are reliant on the city’s homelessness services. Hairdressers and opticians were also made available at City Hall before guests were given a three-course meal. Last year, 8,855...

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John Downey ‘active participant’ in Hyde Park bombing

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption John Downey had denied any involvement John Downey was an “active participant” in the IRA bombing at Hyde Park in 1982 which killed four soldiers, the High Court has ruled in a civil court case. A daughter of one of the bomb victims...

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Fulham handed disorderly conduct charge after penalty protests against Bristol City

Fulham felt they should have been given a penalty when Neeskens Kebano went down in injury time Fulham have been charged with failing to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion during their 2-1 Championship loss to Bristol City on Saturday. The Cottagers felt Neeskens Kebano was...

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Joseph McCann: Rape accused ‘will not give evidence’

Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption Joseph McCann’s barrister told the Old Bailey he has “declined to come” to court A man on trial accused of a string of sex offences has declined to come to court and chosen not to give evidence. Joseph McCann, 34, is accused of...

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Jonathan Miller, director and humorist, dies at 85

Image caption Miller was knighted in 2002 for services to music and the arts Sir Jonathan Miller, the distinguished theatre and opera director who famously starred in the Beyond the Fringe comedy revue, has died at the age of 85. In a statement, his family said he had died...

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Tottenham: Jose Mourinho appointed after Mauricio Pochettino sacked

Jose Mourinho: Watch the new Tottenham head coach’s classic moments Jose Mourinho has been appointed Tottenham manager after the sacking of Mauricio Pochettino on Tuesday. Former Chelsea and Manchester United boss Mourinho has signed a contract until the end of the 2022-23 season. “The quality in both the squad...

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EFL Trophy: 52 goals, four hat-tricks and academy sides impress

Tristan Abrahams got his first-ever hat-trick as a professional in Newport County’s 7-4 win over Cheltenham An 11-goal thriller, a 17-year-old becoming his club’s youngest captain and a record number of Premier League academy sides making the knockout stages – the penultimate night of matches in the EFL’s Leasing.com...

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Extinction Rebellion: High Court rules London protest ban unlawful

Image copyright Nathan Williams/ BBC News A police ban on Extinction Rebellion protests in London last month was unlawful, High Court judges have ruled. The Metropolitan Police imposed the ban, which prevented two or more people from the group taking part in protests, under the Public Order Act. But...

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