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Koko Camden: Fire engulfs famous music venue

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOne third of the roof of Koko in Camden was on fire at one point, the London Fire Brigade says One of London’s most famous music venues has been badly damaged in an overnight blaze. The dome on the roof of...

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Cambridge and UCL professor ‘did not notice’ double salaries

Image copyright Acmedsci/Youtube Image caption Prof Akhilesh Reddy said he was unaware he was being paid two salaries A professor specialising in human “body-clocks” had been suspended from medical practice after receiving full-time salaries from two universities. Prof Akhilesh Reddy, a medical doctor, was paid by University College London...

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Croydon stabbing: Man, 60, found injured in street dies

Image copyright Google Image caption The victim was found suffering from stab wounds outside a property in Woodcroft Road A 60-year-old man has been stabbed to death in a residential street in south London. Police and ambulance crews were called to reports of a stabbing in Woodcroft Road, Thornton...

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Love Island host Caroline Flack to stand down

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Caroline Flack is due to appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on 23 December Love Island host Caroline Flack has stood down from the show after being charged with assault by beating. “I feel the best thing I can do is stand down...

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Alex Dombrandt: Could England pick Harlequins number eight for Six Nations?

Alex Dombrandt has started 18 Premiership games for Harlequins, scoring seven tries Harlequins’ number eight Alex Dombrandt would flourish in an international environment, says England scrum-half and club team-mate Danny Care. The uncapped 22-year-old is thought to be pushing for a place in England’s Six Nations squad after starring...

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Donald Trump on UK election: ‘I can work with any prime minister’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionReporters ask the US president his thoughts on the upcoming UK general election US President Donald Trump has said he could “work with anybody” in No 10 – nine days ahead of a general election. Speaking on a three-day visit to...

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Blue Story: UK cinema ban called ‘institutionally racist’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The film’s stars Stephen Odubola (left) and Micheal Ward (right) pose alongside director Rapman “Institutionally racist”, “a negative bias”, “a systematic and targeted attack”. These are some of the ways a ban on Rapman’s Blue Story by two UK cinema chains has been...

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Rape-accused Joseph McCann ‘caught on CCTV at hotel’

Image copyright PA Media Image caption CCTV images allegedly showed Joseph McCann at the Phoenix Lodge Hotel in Watford on 25 April A man accused of rape was caught on camera at a hotel just before one of his alleged victims smashed him over the head and escaped, a...

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