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Oval Four: Men have convictions quashed in corrupt detective case

Image copyright Winston Trew Image caption Winston Trew said his life fell apart after he served eight months in prison Three men who were jailed nearly 50 years ago on the evidence of a corrupt police officer have had their convictions quashed. Winston Trew, Sterling Christie, now both 69,...

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Jaden Moodie stabbing: ‘Yellow-gloved killer set out to murder rival’

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Jaden Moodie is the youngest person to be stabbed to death in London in 2019 A 14-year-old boy was murdered by a “yellow-gloved attacker” who was part of a gang that set out to murder a rival, a court heard. Jaden Moodie was...

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South Western Railway December rail strikes to go ahead

Image copyright PA Image caption The RMT has announced drivers and guards will take 27 days of industrial action A 27-day rail strike during December and New Year will go ahead after two days of talks ended without agreement. The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union said its members...

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Seventeen arrested in human trafficking raids in London

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Scotland Yard raided 16 addresses across east London on Thursday morning Seventeen people have been arrested in early morning raids across east London in an international human trafficking investigation. Officers went to 16 addresses after working with Romanian police, who simultaneously raided four...

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Saracens salary cap scandal: ‘Stick them in the Championship’ – Danny Care

Danny Care scored a try against Saracens when Harlequins played them at the Stoop in October 2018 Harlequins and England scrum-half Danny Care says Saracens should be forced to play in the Championship for the length of time they broke the salary cap. Saracens face being docked 35 points...

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Camden Music Walk of Fame: Roger Taylor among those on committee

Image copyright EPA/PA Media/BBC Image caption Paul Oakenfold, Roger Taylor and Carl Barât (l-r) are among those who will decide who will be commemorated on the walk Queen drummer Roger Taylor and DJ Paul Oakenfold are among those who will oversee a new Music Walk of Fame, its organisers...

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Truth Hurts: Lizzo credits writer of ‘DNA test’ tweet

Image copyright Getty Images / Mina Lioness / Twitter “I just took a DNA Test, turns out I’m a credited writer for the number one song on Billboard.” That’s what British singer Mina Lioness tweeted after officially being credited as a writer on Lizzo’s song Truth Hurts. The row...

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Extinction Rebellion protesters dragged from Tube train roof

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOne eyewitness captured the moment a climate protester was dragged from top of Tube train (ITV Footage) Commuters have dragged climate change protesters from the roof of a London Underground train. Extinction Rebellion activists climbed on top of trains at Stratford,...

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British IS fighters taken into US custody, says Trump

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionInterview with Islamic State ‘Beatles’ duo Two of the so-called “IS Beatles” have been taken out of Syria to “a secure location controlled by the US”, President Donald Trump has said. El Shafee Elsheikh and Alexanda Kotey are accused of being...

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