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Tottenham Hotspur v Middlesbrough – BBC Sport

Ashley Fletcher put Middlesbrough ahead in the 1-1 draw with Tottenham on 5 January BBC coverage How to follow: Watch live on BBC One from 20:00 GMT, with build-up on the iPlayer from19:30; listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport...

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‘Exhausted’ London bus drivers could strike

Image caption The Unite union says drivers are suffering chronic fatigue and have “had enough” London bus drivers are so exhausted they are at risk of being a danger to passengers and other road users, a union has said. Unite plans to ballot its 20,000 members and said if...

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‘Wrong saveloy and chips order’ among nuisance 999 calls

Image copyright PA A mistake with a chip shop order and an out-of-date packet of biscuits were among more than 22,000 time-wasting calls to the Met Police this year. The force said its call handlers had identified 22,491 hoax 999 calls in the first 11 months of 2019. These...

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Tesco Christmas card factory in China denies ‘forced labour’

Image caption The pack of cards cost £1.50 from Tesco A factory in China has denied it used forced labour after a six-year-old girl found a message from workers inside a Tesco charity Christmas card. The card supplier, Zhejiang Yunguang Printing, told China’s Global Times it had “never done...

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Tamara Ecclestone: ‘£50m worth’ of jewellery stolen from heiress’

Image copyright PA Media Image caption All of Tamara Ecclestone’s jewellery is said to have been stolen in the raid on her house next to Hyde Park Thieves have reportedly stolen £50m worth of jewellery from the Kensington home of Tamara Ecclestone. The daughter of ex Formula 1 boss...

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Public counter-terror training course launched by police

Image copyright Getty Images Free online training for the public on how to react to a terrorism incident is being made available by police. The course devised by UK counter-terrorism officers and experts was previously only open to company staff working in crowded places such as shopping centres. Counter...

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South Western Railway strike: 27-day walk out begins

Image copyright RMT Image caption Union members took part in a picket at Waterloo Station Commuters are facing delays as workers on South Western Railway (SWR) begin a 27-day strike. It comes after talks between the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union and SWR over a long-running dispute over...

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Homeless not voiceless: Voting from the streets

Stan Burridge is helping London’s homeless register to vote. When Mr Burridge was homeless in Westminster in the 1980s homeless people were denied a voice in the democratic process. Today homeless people can register a temporary address or give a regular location like night shelter or park bench. Most...

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West Norwood shooting: Man critically injured

Image copyright Google Image caption The man was found injured close to the junction with Knight’s Hill A man has been critically injured in a shooting in south London. The victim, in his 20s, was found with a gunshot wound in Beulah Hill, near the junction with Knights Hill,...

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