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Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon and Theresa May to meet for talks in London

Scotland's first minister is to sit down with the prime minister in London for talks about Brexit.
Tags: London, News, Scotland, Theresa May, Nicola Sturgeon


An artist's paintings of East End London are finally gaining recognition

Doreen Fletcher painted urban scenes of London between 1983 and 2004.
Tags: London, News, East End London, Doreen Fletcher


Unseen paintings of London's East End

Doreen Fletcher painted urban scenes of London between 1983 and 2004.
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Two Met officers under criminal investigation over shooting

Pair each fired a single shot during police operation in Wimbledon in DecemberTwo police officers have been placed under criminal investigation over the shooting of a robbery suspect in south-west London, the Guardian has learned.The firearms officers each fired a single shot as Scotland Yard’s flying squad staged a planned operation to thwart a heist in Wimbledon in December last year. A 23-year-old man was wounded in the incident. Continue reading...
Tags: London, Scotland, Police, UK News, Metropolitan Police, Wimbledon, south west London the Guardian


Injured Alli out until March in latest blow to Tottenham

LONDON (AP) — Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been ruled out until March because of a hamstring problem, further limiting the Premier League team’s attacking options in a key period of the season. Forwards Harry Kane and Son Heung-min are also currently unavailable to Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, whose team faces matches in four competitions […]
Tags: London, News, Sports, Ap, Premier League, Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino, Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Heung


‘Roma,’ ‘Cold War’ among foreign-language Oscar nominees

LONDON (AP) — Films from Mexico, Poland, Lebanon, Japan and Germany are competing in the Academy Awards race for best foreign-language film. Five nominees announced Tuesday include Alfonso Cuaron’s Mexican memory masterpiece, “Roma,” Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski’s black-and-white period drama “Cold War” and Lebanese filmmaker Nadine Labaki’s child-poverty drama “Capernaum.” Also in the running are […]
Tags: London, Movies, News, Entertainment, Germany, Ap, Nation, Alfonso Cuarón, Roma, Pawel Pawlikowski, Nadine Labaki, Mexico Poland Lebanon Japan


Brexit: May under pressure to allow ministers free vote on amendment to block no deal - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 12.14pm GMT The from the UK in a Changing Europe project mentioned earlier (see 10.52am) also has a fascinating essay by Rob Ford and Alan Wager about what people and MPs think about a no deal Brexit. Here are the key points.MPs and voters share roughly the same hierarchy of concerns about Brexit – worrying most about lorry queues and a fall in sterling, and least about flight cancellations and house price declines. However...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, London, Eu, Conservatives, UK News, Spice Girls, European Commission, Brussels, Brexit, Rob Ford, Adam Fleming, Margaritis Schinas, Alan Wager, Spice Girls the BBC


Beefeaters' second pension strike

Beefeaters are striking at the Tower of London and Hampton Court Palace over pension changes.
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London Beefeaters stage second pension strike

Beefeaters are striking at the Tower of London and Hampton Court Palace over pension changes.
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UN: 2 polio cases in Mozambique caused by virus from vaccine

LONDON (AP) — Global health officials say they have identified two cases of polio in Mozambique caused by a mutated virus in the vaccine, marking another setback for attempts to eradicate the crippling disease. In a report this week, the World Health Organization and partners said they had confirmed two polio cases in a 6-year-old […]
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Brexit battle looms as UK lawmakers attack May’s ‘Plan B’

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May is determined to get a tweaked version of her rejected European Union divorce deal through Parliament. British lawmakers have other ideas — lots of other ideas. May’s Conservative government is headed for a showdown with Parliament next week, when lawmakers get to vote on the prime minister’s latest […]
Tags: Business, UK, London, News, European Union, Ap, World, Theresa May, Parliament, Nation & World


Edgar Wright Preps London-Set Psychological Horror Movie, Talks ‘Baby Driver 2’

Edgar Wright’s next project will be a psychological horror film set in London’s Soho district and with a female lead. The writer and helmer also says a first draft of “Baby Driver 2” is ready. Wright spoke of the projects to British film magazine Empire. The horror movie will shoot this summer and is based […]
Tags: London, News, Global, Edgar Wright, Soho, Wright, Baby Driver, Krysty Wilson-Cairns


After the oil boom: Luanda faces stark inequality – photo essay

The next 15 megacities #8: Photographer Sean Smith captures the extremes of life in the Angolan capitalThe route from London to Luanda, the capital of Angola, used to be one of British Airways’ most profitable, ferrying people involved in the country’s lucrative oil and diamond trades during a remarkable expansion of the city from 2002, after nearly three decades of civil war.In recent years it has competed with Hong Kong and Tokyo for the title of world’s most expensive city for expatriates. Cr...
Tags: Hong Kong, London, Nicki Minaj, Africa, World news, Cities, Angola, Tokyo, Mariah Carey, British Airways, Luanda, Sean Smith


Dippy the dinosaur goes on public display in Glasgow

The famous replica skeleton, usually displayed at London's Natural History Museum, goes on show in Glasgow
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Worldwide: Reed Smith's "Hot Topics In International Arbitration" Roundtable Series - Highlights From The First Two Roundtables In London And Paris - Reed Smith (Worldwide)

The highlights of the first two roundtables are now published and we are delighted to make these available to you.
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London's WW2 Bomber Command Memorial vandalised

The vandalism is described as "mindless" and "a disgrace" by Britain's last surviving Dambuster.
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Theresa May Unveils Brexit Plan B. It Looks A Lot Like Roundly Rejected Plan A

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her Brexit Plan B on Monday — and it looks a lot like Plan A. May launched a mission to resuscitate her rejected European Union divorce deal, setting out plans to get it approved by Parliament after securing changes from the EU to a contentious Irish border measure. May’s opponents expressed incredulity: British lawmakers last week dealt the deal a resounding defeat, and EU leaders insist they won’t renegotiate it. Opposition leader Jerem...
Tags: London, News, Eu, European Union, World news, Ap, Bbc, Britain, Ireland, Theresa May, Labour, Yvette Cooper, House, House Of Commons, Northern Ireland, Bill Murray


Raiders playing Bears in London means no return of the (Khalil) Mack

The Raiders have been shipping home games abroad for years now. Jon Gruden's a homebody, and prefers to stay put whenever possible. It is unofficially part of the team's relocation efforts, conceding to play an extra game away from the East Bay and wherever the Raiders eventually call home in 2019.
Tags: London, News, Raiders, Chicago Bears, East Bay, Khalil Mack, Jon Gruden


Authorities conduct controlled explosion in Northern Ireland

LONDON (AP) — Authorities in Northern Ireland have carried out a controlled explosion on a hijacked vehicle, two days after another vehicle exploded outside a courthouse. Police suspect Irish Republican dissidents were behind the explosion Saturday in the city of Londonderry that took place after attackers hijacked a pizza delivery vehicle. Five men have been […]
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Detectives investigating NIreland car bomb make 5 arrests

LONDON (AP) — Detectives investigating a car bomb outside a courthouse in Northern Ireland say they have arrested five men, as new reports of hijacked vehicles led to the evacuation of residents in the city of Londonderry. Police have said they suspect Irish Republican dissidents were behind the explosion Saturday that took place after attackers […]
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Stargazing at London's 100-year-old observatory

A tiny observatory on Hampstead Heath was built more than a century ago.
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NFL to play 4 games in London next season, 1 in Mexico City

NFL to play 4 games in London next season, 1 in Mexico City; London games at Tottenham, Wembley            [Author: AP]
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US hedge fund tycoon buys £95m house near Buckingham Palace

Ken Griffin’s London purchase becomes most expensive home sold in the UK since 2011A billionaire US hedge fund manager has bought a Grade II*-listed Georgian mansion within sight of Buckingham Palace for almost £100m.Ken Griffin, the 152nd richest person in the world with an estimated $8.8bn (£6.8bn) fortune, purchased 3 Carlton Gardens, which overlooks the Mall and St James’s Park, for £95m. While it is the most expensive home sold in the UK since 2011, it changed hands at a £50m discount from ...
Tags: UK, London, US, UK News, US news, Property, Buckingham Palace, St James, Financial Times, Ken Griffin, Carlton Gardens, The super-rich


Roma and The Favourite win London critics' awards ahead of Oscar nominations

Olivia Colman and Rachel Weisz win acting prizes at the London Critics' Circle Film Awards.
Tags: London, News, Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz, Roma


First designs revealed for new £288m London concert hall

Cost of 2,000-seat ‘centre of music’ would have to be raised from private donations A new London concert hall, which its supporters believe would be as transformative for classical music as Tate Modern was for the visual arts, has been budgeted at £288m.The cost and first designs for the “centre for music” on the site of the Museum of London were unveiled on Monday. Continue reading...
Tags: Music, London, UK News, Culture, Architecture, Classical Music, London Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle


TBI wins at International Finance Awards

The state-owned Trade Bank of Iraq (TBI) has been recognised for its outstanding performance and service, taking home two awards at the International Finance Awards 2018. London based ‘International Finance’ magazine rewarded TBI’s continued commitment towards providing modern banking services in Iraq, presenting the ‘Best Retail Bank’ and ‘Best Priority Bank’ awards during a special ceremony held at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai. Faisal Al Haimus, Chairman & President of Trade Bank of I...
Tags: London, News, Iraq, Bank, Iraq Business News, Uae, TBI, Trade Bank of Iraq, Trade Bank of Iraq TBI, Faisal Al Haimus, ` International Finance, Best Priority Bank, Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai Faisal Al Haimus


Diane Abbott rejects BBC's response to Question Time claims

The London-based MP says she had a 'horrible experience' as a guest on the BBC's Question Time.
Tags: UK, London, News, Bbc, Diane Abbott


Jaden Moodie murder: Teenager appears in court

The 14-year-old was stabbed to death in east London after being knocked off his moped by a car.
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The best UK deals for Blue Monday: ManCave beard oils, Rimmel highlighters, L’Oréal face masks, and more

Welcome to Blue Monday -- a party you definitely don't want to attend.  If you aren't familar with this date, and why it's blue, it's probably a good thing, because Blue Monday is the name given to the date in January claimed to be the most depressing day of the year. That day is today!  The third Monday of January has been awarded this gloomy title due to a combination of post-Christmas blues, cold dark nights, and the arrival of some pretty unpleasant credit card bills. It...
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London stocks rise, pound lower before Brexit "Plan B"

London's stock market climbed Monday, aided by a falling pound, with traders awaiting the UK government's Brexit "Plan B" after the country's parliament voted down Prime Minister Theresa May's original EU divorce deal.
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