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Two hurt as car hits people near mosque on Edgware Road

Image caption The collision happened outside the Al-majlis Al-Hussaini Islamic centre Two people were hurt when a car struck several people outside a north London mosque, police said. Eyewitness described hearing the driver “shouting anti-Islamic taunts” in the incident at the Al-majlis Al-Hussaini Islamic centre, Edgware Road. However, the Metropolitan Police said in a statement […]

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Sainsbury's-Asda deal faces investigation

Image copyright Getty Images The £15bn merger between supermarkets Sainsbury’s and Asda is to be subjected to an in-depth competition investigation, it has been announced. The Competition and Markets Authority said the deal “raises sufficient concerns to be referred for a more in-depth review”. The CMA undertook an initial review of the deal, which would […]

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Bacteria causes suspension of breast milk service

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Volunteers use breast pumps to express milk and donate supplies A service supplying donated breast milk to premature and seriously ill babies across Ireland has been suspended after bacteria was found in the water supply. The Human Milk Bank moved from Irvinestown to the South West Acute Hospital in Enniskillen […]

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Sugar: Kinder broke online sugar ad rules

Websites Kindernauts and Magic Kinder broke online rules on advertising foods high in fat, sugar and salt to children, a watchdog has ruled. Campaigners have welcomed the judgement on the websites, an app and a YouTube channel that were promoting Kinder chocolate and toys. One site promised “fun activities” – placed next to the Kinder […]

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The secret life of a female bodyguard

Image copyright Aaston Parrot Image caption The essence of being a bodyguard is brains not brawn, says Jacquie Davis Jacquie Davis, who says she was the first woman to become a bodyguard in the UK, has protected royals and celebrities, rescued hostages and carried out undercover surveillance in her 30 years in the industry. Now […]

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No-deal Brexit 'could make policing harder'

Image copyright PA A no-deal Brexit would make it harder to protect UK citizens, a leading police officer has warned. The Home Office has given £2m to police to work on replacing systems such as the European Arrest Warrant. Sara Thornton, chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council said fallback systems would be slower. She […]