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Image copyright The Ednan-Laperouse Family A law protecting allergy sufferers will be introduced following the death of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse. The teenager died after an allergic reaction to a Pret A Manger baguette. Under ‘Natasha’s law’, food businesses will have to include full ingredients labelling on pre-packaged food. Natasha’s parents said “helping save other allergy sufferers […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBoris Johnson refuses to answer questions about the reported row with his partner Boris Johnson has refused to answer questions about reports of a row between him and his partner in which police were called. Speaking at a Tory Party hustings in Birmingham, Mr Johnson said people […]

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The “No Direction Home” stand-up comedy gigs and workshops hope to help refugees to express their feelings about what has happened in their lives. The events, started by Tom Parry and run by Counterpoints Arts at Camden People’s Theatre, also try to bring communities together, help break communication barriers and teach people English. emergency plumbers […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The royal couple have sent their best wishes to the woman, called Irene An elderly woman is in a serious condition in hospital after a road accident involving the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s police escort. Prince William and Kate were travelling from London to Windsor when the woman, […]

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Image copyright PA Image caption The RMT will resume strike action after suspending it in February Rail commuters on some of the country’s busiest routes are facing disruption due to a planned five-day strike over the future of train guards. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) plan to walk out on Tuesday […]

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Evidence that body image, bullying and peer pressure are a barrier to young women participating in sport, has prompted the release of a film about basketball. “Watch What I Can Do” was created with a female-led cast and has had almost one million online views in two weeks. In 2018, a Youth Trust Impact report […]

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The Coach and Horses claims to be the London’s first pub to be granted a nudist licence. It has got permission for naturist nights as the hostelry is earmarked to be taken over by the Fuller’s chain, and the landlord says “we’re prepared to take off our clothes” to stop it. They published a naked […]

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One of post-war Britain’s most ambitious housing projects is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its first residents moving in. The Barbican Estate in the City of London, known for its brutalist architecture, was built on ground devastated by World War II bombing by the Nazis. Residents of the estate – in the heart of the […]

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Justin Edinburgh, who has died aged 49, managed sides in three Wembley finals Leyton Orient manager Justin Edinburgh has died at the age of 49 – five days after suffering a cardiac arrest. Edinburgh, who guided Orient back into the English Football League in 2018-19, had been taken to hospital on Monday. “We are completely […]

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Image copyright GoFundMe Image caption Edir Frederico Da Costa died on 21 June 2017 The death of a man six days after he was restrained by police was a result of “misadventure”, a jury has found. Edir Frederico Da Costa died after being stopped by officers in east London in 2017, having put 88 wraps […]

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