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'Yellow's not my colour': London mayor reacts to balloon bikini

'Yellow's not my colour': London mayor reacts to balloon bikini

Organisers raised $100k to create the blimp to protest Sadiq Khan backing a giant balloon of US President Donald Trump as an angry baby .

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Athlete becomes first person to swim English Channel length

Athlete becomes first person to swim English Channel length

Endurance athlete Lewis Pugh has completed his 530-kilometre swim along the length of the English Channel from Land's End to Dover - the first swimmer to do so.

Corbyn seeks to curb media power with tax after wave of negative stories
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Corbyn seeks to curb media power with tax after wave of negative stories

Jeremy Corbyn wants to put "tech giants and unaccountable billionaires" on notice, saying he will seek to curb their control of information.

  • by Thomas Penny
London cannabis farms suspected of using child slaves
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London cannabis farms suspected of using child slaves

Experts say children are being trafficked from Vietnam and other countries to work in these farms, which are often located in residential properties.

  • by Umberto Bacchi
Gay wedding in royal family turns focus to 'favourites' of the past
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Gay wedding in royal family turns focus to 'favourites' of the past

A cousin of Queen Elizabeth II is expected to wed this summer in what has been heralded as the "first-ever" same-sex marriage in Britain's royal family.

  • by Kayla Epstein
British police arrest one of Europe's most wanted men

British police arrest one of Europe's most wanted men

Romanian Florin Ghinea was detained after leaving a gym in Watford, about 25 kilometres north-west of central London.

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'It looked intentional': Driver arrested on suspicion of terror offences
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'It looked intentional': Driver arrested on suspicion of terror offences

 A man has been arrested after a car crashed into security barriers outside Britain's Houses of Parliament in Westminster.

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Manchester shooting of 10 people investigated as attempted murder
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Manchester shooting of 10 people investigated as attempted murder

Police in Manchester, England, are investigating a shooting in a crowd that injured at least 10 people early Sunday as "an attempted murder," an official said.

Nobel Prize-winning author V.S. Naipaul dies at 85

Nobel Prize-winning author V.S. Naipaul dies at 85

Naipaul, whose many works revolved around the themes of colonialism and exile, died peacefully at his home in London, his wife, Nadira Naipaul, confirmed.

UK wants nerve agent poisoning suspects extradited

UK wants nerve agent poisoning suspects extradited

Britain is reportedly ready to ask Russia to extradite two men it suspects of carrying out a nerve agent attack on a Russian former spy in England.

Luxembourg wins greatest show on turf

Luxembourg wins greatest show on turf

It's not quite 24 Hours of Le Mans but it's certainly a cutting edge competition that tests the drivers' endurance.