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George Floyd death: Thousands turn out for UK anti-racism protests

Sat, 06/06/2020 - 17:47
Demonstrations sparked by the death of George Floyd take place in towns and cities across the UK.
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Coronavirus: London's emptiness 'felt like a film set'

Sat, 06/06/2020 - 17:09
Historic England has created an archive of photos capturing life in lockdown.
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Vatican arrest man over luxury property deal

Sat, 06/06/2020 - 14:41
The Vatican's £160m ($200m) purchase of a London apartment block is the subject of an investigation.
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Matchgirls strike pioneer Sarah Dearman's grave 'under threat'

Sat, 06/06/2020 - 12:54
Sarah Dearman helped organise the famous 1888 matchgirls' strike in Bow.
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Hackney shooting: Man dies from gunshot wounds

Sat, 06/06/2020 - 08:57
The man. believed to be in his 20s, was found fatally injured on a residential street in Hackney.
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Florence Eshalomi: Black MP mistaken for colleagues condemns racism

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 19:25
Florence Eshalomi says the frequency she is confused with black female MPs is "worrying".
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Coronavirus: Free face masks on London transport

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 16:13
Volunteers will hand out the face coverings at busy Tube and bus stations from Monday.
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George Floyd death: UK protests are 'unlawful'

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 15:47
A senior Met Police officer says the "health protection regulations are clear" about large meetings.
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Belly Mujinga: CPS to review Covid-19 death of station worker

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 13:45
Police ask for the CPS to look into Belly Mujinga's death in light of "wider public interest".
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Coronavirus: Widen rules on where face coverings must be used, say UK doctors

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 08:44
The British Medical Association says coverings should be compulsory wherever distancing is impossible.
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Harlesden shooting: Arrest after boy, 2, and mother among four hurt

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 08:22
A 19-year-old man is held after police execute warrants at two North London properties.
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Coronavirus: Secret raves in London 'put lives at risk'

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 08:12
A BBC investigation uncovers a company organising secret raves in breach of lockdown rules.
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Wendell Baker: Family did not know of 'dangerous' rapist release

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 05:02
Wendell Baker was deemed suitable for release but his 66-year-old victim's family were not consulted.
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Sitting In Limbo: Brother turns Windrush scandal into a very personal TV drama

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 01:02
The brother of a man caught up in the Windrush scandal has written a BBC drama about his ordeal.
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BBC to broadcast Royal Opera House reopening concert

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 00:50
The venue's first concert since lockdown will take place on 13 June, conducted by Antonio Pappano.
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Coronavirus raves: Footage shows people dancing at secret events

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 00:00
Footage shows raves have been taking place in London, but organisers claim the parties are simply a community of people exercising to house music.
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Harlesden shooting: Young child among four hurt

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 03:34
The child and an adult are in a critical condition from gunshot injuries.
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Coronavirus: How the UK is sleeping under lockdown

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 00:36
More than half the population has struggled with sleep during the lockdown, especially younger people.
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The young actors joining an industry on pause

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 00:12
With theatres closed, and TV and movie filming on hold, acting school graduates are struggling.
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Black Lives Matter: John Boyega speaks at march

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 19:24
Actor John Boyega gave an emotional speech at a London protest in response to the death of George Floyd.
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