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Somalis in UK targeted with death threats and abuse after David Amess killing

The MP’s death has had an impact on a community that is already marginalised and fighting against negative perceptionsDeep in the sprawling Andover estate in Finsbury Park, north London, talk turns to an identity crisis holding back teenage and twentysomething British Somalis.Born in London, 23-year-old Najma Sharif laments how some view her as not British enough, as others in her community believe she is not sufficiently Somalian. In her parents’ birthplace she is dismissed as diaspora; at home...
Tags: UK, London, Race, Communities, Society, UK News, Finsbury Park, Andover, Najma Sharif, David Amess

Michael Gove ‘open’ to keeping Grenfell Tower as a memorial

Housing secretary’s intervention follows speculation that the building would be demolished because of structural fearsMichael Gove has signalled he will explore “retention” options to preserve Grenfell Tower as a memorial to the 72 people killed in the 2017 fire, a move that has been welcomed by relatives of the dead.The new housing secretary’s intervention, weeks into his latest post, follows speculation that Grenfell would be demolished because of safety concerns. It is understood his predeces...
Tags: Politics, London, Housing, Communities, Society, UK News, Michael Gove, Grenfell, Grenfell Tower, Grenfell Tower fire, Robert Jenrick

Story of 1948 sprinter who won historic gold at London 1948

Dr Arthur Wint won Jamaica's first Olympic gold medal and was the Usain Bolt of his time.
Tags: UK, London, News, Jamaica, Arthur Wint

‘You can sense Selim the Grim’s anger’: portraits of Ottoman sultans go on show

Set of six copies of portraits first produced in 1579 in Venice are going up for auction in London next weekThey were powerful rulers of perhaps the mightiest empire the world has ever seen, and their portraits oiled the wheels of diplomacy. Six sultans of the Ottoman empire, which spanned more than six centuries and dominated a great swathe of the world, gaze out beneath magnificent, bulbous turbans, a symbol of their wealth and status.An original set of 14 portraits was produced in Venice in 1...
Tags: Art, London, UK News, World news, Culture, Munich, Asia Pacific, Art and design, Venice, Christie

Questions raised over secrecy around Queen’s overnight hospital stay

Royal watchers say Buckingham Palace ‘could have handled it differently’ after the news was leaked to a newspaperThe Queen is undertaking “light duties” after a hospital visit for “preliminary investigations” as Buckingham Palace faced questions over its handling of news of her overnight admission.The 95-year-old monarch is said be resting at Windsor Castle after undergoing tests at King Edward VII’s Hospital in central London, having been advised by doctors to rest for a few days and cancelled ...
Tags: London, UK News, Northern Ireland, Monarchy, The Queen, Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, King Edward VII 's Hospital

Worldwide: LIBOR Transition Update: The Impact On Existing Guernsey, Jersey, Cayman Islands And British Virgin Islands Security - Walkers

2021 is seeing the phasing out of the long established London inter-bank offer rate (LIBOR), with global regulators reiterating that market participants cannot rely on LIBOR being published beyond 31 December.
Tags: London, News, Guernsey Jersey Cayman Islands, Virgin Islands Security Walkers

Falcons vs Dolphins 2021 Week 7 TV coverage plan

Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images The Miami Dolphins return from London and a nationally televised game back to the world of regional coverage for a struggling team. Sitting at 1-5, the Dolphins are not exactl
Tags: London, News, Dolphins, Miami Dolphins, Falcons, Mark Brown Getty

‘The Lost Daughter,’ ‘The Hand of God’ Bookend Venice Film Festival’s London Showcase – Global Bulletin

FESTIVAL The Italian Cultural Institute in London, La Biennale di Venezia and Curzon have teamed for ‘From Venice to London,’ a season where seven films from Venezia 78 will be shown at Curzon cinemas across London from Nov. 18-22. “The Lost Daughter,” directed by Maggie Gyllenhaal will open the season and “The Hand of God,” […]
Tags: Asia, London, News, Global, Venice, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Venice Film Festival, VENEZIA, Curzon, The Lost Daughter, Global Bulletin, Cultural Institute in London La Biennale

London has twice as many statues of animals as named women

An audit reveals that out of 1,500 monuments in the capital, only 50 are of named women.
Tags: London, News

Famous London music venue Koko, where Prince and Madonna have performed, to reopen after fire

Historic London music venue KOKO, where the likes of Madonna, Prince, Amy Winehouse and Coldplay have performed, will re-open next spring following a $100 million revamp.
Tags: London, Cnn, Madonna, Coldplay, Prince, Koko, Madonna Prince Amy Winehouse

Moped gangs with machetes target London's cyclists

Cyclists are having their bikes stolen in violent attacks from thieves in the capital.
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NFL Week 7 picks, predictions: Miami Dolphins vs. Atlanta Falcons

Texans after 22 women filed lawsuits over sexual assault allegations. The Falcons aren't any easier to trust. Before their bye week, they beat the 1-4 New York Jets 27-20 in London. A last-second field goal gave them a win in Week 3 over t
Tags: London, News, Miami Dolphins, New York Jets, Atlanta Falcons, Falcons, NFL Week

London has more statues of animals than it does of women and people of color, a new study says

London has more public sculptures of animals than it does of women or people of color, a new study has revealed.
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Alleged murderer of UK lawmaker David Amess had terrorist links, court hears

A man charged with the murder of British politician David Amess had links to the ISIS terror group and targeted the MP due to his support for air strikes on Syria, a court in London heard Thursday.
Tags: UK, Isis, London, Syria, Cnn, David Amess

UK’s neighbours criticise Covid policies as cases begin to surge across EU

Several European nations have questioned British response but there are growing signs of fresh wave across continentCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFor the past several weeks, many western European countries have been eyeing Covid case numbers across the Channel with mounting trepidation. “Why does Britain have more than 40,000 Covid cases a day, and why is it the European country with the most infections?” asked Spain’s ABC, while France’s L’Express criticised “disas...
Tags: Europe, UK, London, Abc, France, Germany, Eu, Spain, UK News, World news, Britain, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, L'Express, Coronavirus

Last Night In Soho Clip: Thomasin McKenzie Gets An Old-Fashioned Apartment

The release of Edgar Wright's "Last Night in Soho" is finally upon us and to celebrate Focus Features has released a 49-second clip that shows young Thomasin McKenzie showing up at Dame Diana Rigg's doorstep hoping to rent an apartment.Before we get to the clip, let's do a little spoiler-free set up, shall we? I was lucky enough to see the film at Fantastic Fest a few weeks back and can tell you that this clip won't really spoil anything for you in the movie, although it is a crucial step in get...
Tags: London, Movies, News, Collins, Edgar Wright, Soho, Wright, McKenzie, Focus Features, Dame Diana Rigg, Eloise, Thomasin McKenzie, Sandie Anya Taylor Joy, Miss Collins

KOKO, Iconic London Venue Beloved By Charlie Chaplin, Madonna and Kanye West, Eyes 2022 Relaunch in Partnership with ‘Gangs of London’ Producer Sister

KOKO, one of London’s most iconic music venues, has announced it will re-open in spring 2022 in partnership with “Gangs of London” producer Sister. The historic live music venue, which first opened as the Camden Theatre in 1900, shut down in January 2020 due to a fire and resulting water damage. Following three years of […]
Tags: London, News, Global, Sister, Koko, Charlie Chaplin Madonna, Camden Theatre

New Edinburgh to London rail service begins

The train company Lumo wants to encourage greener and more affordable travel between the capitals.
Tags: London, News, Lumo, New Edinburgh

London has more statues of animals than of named women, audit finds

First comprehensive audit comes as Sadiq Khan announces £1m fund to ensure landmarks reflect city’s diversityThe number of sculptures that feature animals in London is double that of named women, a study has found, as the mayor office announces £1m fund to champion diversity in the capital’s public spaces.The findings show that out of almost 1,500 monuments in the capital, more than a fifth are dedicated to named men (20.5%), and only 4% are dedicated to named women. The number of sculptures tha...
Tags: London, Women, UK News, Sculpture, Statues, Sadiq Khan

Mile End: Man charged after attack on London night bus

One man remains in a critical condition in hospital following the attack in east London.
Tags: London, News

Port city: London on the river – in pictures

A new exhibition examines the impact of the Port of London on our capital city, exploring the complex operations that have connected London to the rest of the world, from the final days of the 18th century to the creation of the huge London Gateway megaport at Thurrock in the Thames EstuaryLondon: Port City runs from 22 October 2021 to 8 May 2022 at the Museum of London Docklands, itself part of West India Docks, London’s first enclosed dock system Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, London, UK News, Culture, Art and design, Heritage, Museums, Water transport, Exhibitions, Thurrock, Port City, Museum of London Docklands, Port of London, West India Docks London

Should The Dolphins Trade These Three Players Away?

Reports have come out this week, after the 23-20 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars in London on Sunday, that the Dolphins could look to trade away three players before the trade deadline in early November. The three players in question are W
Tags: London, News, Dolphins, Jacksonville Jaguars

Last Night In Soho Soundtrack Features '60s Deep Cuts: Listen To Anya Taylor-Joy's Cover Of Downtown

In tandem with Edgar Wright's latest feature, "Last Night In Soho," Back Lot Music has dropped a single, sung by none other than the film's star. Anya Taylor-Joy ("The Witch") steps behind the microphone and croons a soulful, downtempo cover of Petula Clark's '60s chart-topper, "Downtown," in a crisp new music video dropped first on Taylor-Joy's Instagram, then on Focus Features' YouTube channel. Mondo Music and Death Waltz Recording Co. will also release a 7-inch record of the single, with an u...
Tags: London, Movies, News, World, Anya, Edgar Wright, Ennio Morricone, John Barry, Soho, Wright, Sandy, Petula Clark, Abbey Road Studios, Steven Price, Eloise, Sandie

As Netflix Employees Walk Out Over Dave Chappelle, Fans Voice Undying Support at Sold-Out London Gig

Dave Chappelle is planning a 10-city U.S. tour of his controversial Netflix special “The Closer” in the unlikely event that the streamer pulls the show, according to fans who attended a sold-out London gig on Wednesday evening. According to multiple attendees, Chappelle indicated that he would visit 10 cities across the U.S. to screen the […]
Tags: London, News, Global, Netflix, Dave Chappelle, Chappelle

Dolphins say they're eager to face well-rested Falcons after London

Defensive tackle Christian Wilkins is a proponent of the "24-hour rule' that says celebrating a win or sulking after a loss is permissible only for one day. It"s tougher to follow that rule when you"ve just returned from the other side of
Tags: London, News, Falcons, Christian Wilkins

Cities Worldwide Aren’t Adapting To Climate Change Quickly Enough

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It first appeared at The Conversation. Climate change is magnifying threats such as flooding, wildfires, tropical storms and drought. In 2020 the U.S. experienced a record-breaking 22 weather and climate disasters that each caused at least US$1 billion in damage. So far in 2021, the count stands at 18. I study urban issues and have analyzed cities’ relationship with nature for many years. As I see it, cities a...
Tags: London, News, Time, San Francisco, Barcelona, European Union, Chicago, European Commission, New Orleans, Seattle, Mumbai, Cafe, Jakarta Indonesia, Accra Ghana, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Los Angeles Paris

Falcons vs Dolphins 2021: Week 7 initial injury report

Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images The Miami Dolphins have returned from London with yet another loss on their 2021 record, having dropped to 1-5 thanks to a last-second, game-winning field goal by the Jack
Tags: London, News, Miami Dolphins, Falcons, Michael Reaves Getty

“Dolphins' want to get back out there and perform better after not having a bye following the London game,” Flores said.

Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores talked to the media about Dolphins' want to get back out there and perform better after not having a bye following the London game. He made the comments during a press conference on Oct. 20, 2021. R
Tags: London, News, Dolphins, Miami Dolphins, Flores, Brian Flores

Yat-Sen Chang: Ballet dancer jailed for sex assaults

Yat-Sen Chang attacked female students while working in London between 2009 and 2016.
Tags: London, News, Yat Sen Chang

Matthew Wright is the AFC special teams player of the week

After 20 consecutive losses, the Jaguars badly needed a win over the Dolphins in London. Kicker Matthew Wright came through with a game-winning 53-yard field goal as time expired and he's been named AFC special teams player of the week fo
Tags: London, News, Dolphins, Jaguars, Matthew Wright

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