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Coronavirus pandemic: Tracking the global outbreak

Image copyright Getty Images Coronavirus is continuing its spread across the world, with more than three million confirmed cases in 185 countries and more than 200,000 deaths. The United States alone has more than one million confirmed cases – four times as many as any other country. This series...

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Iran plane crash: Tributes to three British nationals killed

Image copyright Facebook/LinkedIn Image caption Mohammed Reza Kadkhoda Zadeh, Sam Zokaei and Saeed Tahmasebi were all on board Tributes have been paid to three British nationals who died when a Ukrainian plane crashed in Iran. Mohammed Reza Kadkhoda Zadeh, who owned a dry cleaners, BP engineer Sam Zokaei and...

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Stanwell crash: Three BA cabin crew dead in New Year’s Eve collision

Image copyright UK News in Pictures Image caption The Mercedes HGV left the road after colliding with a white Toyota Yaris Three British Airways cabin crew members died in a crash involving a lorry and a car outside Heathrow Airport on New Year’s Eve. A white Toyota Yaris collided...

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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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Labour leadership: Emily Thornberry to run for Labour leadership

Image copyright PA Media Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry has become the first MP to officially enter the race to replace Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader. Writing in the Guardian, she said the next leader needed to have “the political nous and strategic vision to reunite our party”. Sir...

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Kieran Tierney: Scotland full-back suffers dislocated shoulder

Tierney has made 11 appearances for Arsenal since his summer move from Celtic Arsenal have confirmed Scotland full-back Kieran Tierney dislocated a shoulder in Monday’s win at West Ham. The £25m signing from Celtic was forced off half an hour into his third Premier League start after falling awkwardly...

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Brentford Travelodge: Dozens evacuated from major fire in west London

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe fire is said to have started in a “bin room” next to the Travelodge More than 100 firefighters have been tackling a major blaze at a hotel in west London which has forced dozens of guests and staff to be...

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Blue Story director Rapman questions ‘hidden reasons’ for film ban

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRapman says he feels cheated following Vue’s decision The director of a film at the centre of a storm over violence in cinemas has said he feels “bullied” and “cheated” after it was banned by the Vue chain. Rapman said Blue...

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Tottenham: Jose Mourinho appointed after Mauricio Pochettino sacked

Tottenham will be the third Premier League club managed by Jose Mourinho 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...

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Sam Kerr: Australia international joins WSL leaders Chelsea

Sam Kerr captained Australia at the Women’s World Cup this summer Australia striker Sam Kerr, widely regarded as one of the best strikers in the world, has joined Women’s Super League leaders Chelsea. She is the all-time leading scorer in the Australian and American leagues. Kerr has signed a...

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