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Prince Harry and Meghan: Madame Tussauds moves wax figures from Royals

Image copyright Victoria Jones/PA Image caption The figures of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in their original positions next to Queen Elizabeth II, the Duke of Edinburgh, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, at Madame Tussauds Wax figures of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been...

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Calum Chambers: Arsenal centre-back out for up to nine months with ruptured ACL

Chambers scored one goal in 14 Premier League appearances this season Arsenal have confirmed defender Calum Chambers ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament of his left knee in Sunday’s defeat by Chelsea. Chambers, 24, had successful surgery on Thursday and is expected to be out for action for six to...

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Costa del Sol: Tributes paid to man and two children who drowned at resort

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Gabriel Diya and his daughter Comfort died at a resort on the Costa del Sol Tributes have been paid to a British man and his two children who drowned in a resort swimming pool on the Costa del Sol on Christmas Eve. Gabriel Diya,...

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Ex-MP Zac Goldsmith stays as environment minister

Image copyright PA Media The former Conservative candidate for London mayor Zac Goldsmith has been given a seat in the House of Lords. He lost his Richmond Park seat to the Liberal Democrats in the general election. He will stay in his ministerial role at the Department for Environment,...

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Student protest police officer cleared of baton attack

Image caption About 10,000 people marched through London as part of the student fees protest in 2010 A police officer accused of hitting a student over the head with a baton during a protest nine years ago has been cleared of misconduct. A panel concluded on Thursday that an...

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Joshua v Ruiz II: Anthony Joshua responds to ‘sportwashing’ Saudi human rights claims

‘I just want to do a job’ – Joshua on fighting in Saudi Arabia Andy Ruiz v Anthony Joshua Venue: Diriyah Arena, Saudi Arabia Date: Saturday, 7 December Coverage: Live BBC Radio 5 Live commentary with live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app ‘One Night: Joshua...

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London bus attack: Teens admit threatening women who refused to kiss

Image copyright Melania Geymonat Image caption Melania Geymonat (right) and her date Chris needed hospital treatment Three teenage boys have admitted threatening two women who refused to kiss each other on a bus. Melania Geymonat, 28, and her date Christine Hannigan were pelted with coins on a Camden night...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber tackles West End ticket touts

Image copyright Getty Andrew Lloyd Webber has announced he is to join forces with ticket resellers Twickets in a bid to beat touts. The theatrical grandee, whose LW playhouses include The London Palladium and the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, hopes the move will bring consumer-friendly ticket resale to the...

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Champions Cup: Saracens under spotlight as holders begin European title defence

Saracens beat Leinster 20-10 to win the Champions cup last season Europe’s elite begin their Champions Cup campaigns this weekend. A lot of attention will be focused on holders Saracens, who were docked 35 points for breaching the Premiership Rugby salary cap, when they face Racing 92 in Paris...

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City traders: We want to work 9 to 4

Image copyright Getty Images City traders have urged UK and European exchanges to cut trading hours to improve work-life balance. They say the long hours are bad for mental health and are not exactly female-friendly. “It’s hard to find childcare at five o’clock in the morning,” said April Day,...

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