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London attack: What we know so far

Five people have died and 40 people have been injured in a terror attack near the Houses of Parliament. Here is what we know so far. What happened? At 14.40 GMT a single attacker drove a car over Westminster Bridge, near the Houses of Parliament in central London, killing at least two pedestrians and injuring […]

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'Oldest photo studio' shows rediscovered images

Image copyright WW Winter Image caption The collection includes a picture of owner Walter William Winter with members of his family Newly-restored photographs from 165 years of British history are going on display to mark a restoration project. WW Winter in Derby had been organising its 150th anniversary when staff found images dating back to […]

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Morse's Oxford

Image copyright Alamy Of the main players in the Inspector Morse stories by Colin Dexter, one remains – the city of Oxford. The character died in The Remorseful Day, published in 1999. John Thaw, the actor synonymous with the role of the curmudgeonly detective, died in 2002. And Dexter himself died earlier this week. As […]

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Podolski stunner helps Germany beat England

Jamie Vardy had a first-half penalty appeal turned down Gareth Southgate suffered his first defeat in charge of England as Lukas Podolski’s spectacular second-half winner provided a fitting farewell to his Germany career in Dortmund. Southgate had been undefeated in four games as interim manager following Sam Allardyce’s abrupt departure from the England post after […]

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London attack: French students injured on bridge

Media captionThe Eiffel Tower turns off its lights Three French schoolchildren were among those injured when a vehicle hit people on London’s Westminster Bridge in a suspected terror attack, the French government has confirmed. The foreign ministry said they had been on a school trip to London. Le Telegramme newspaper said they were teenagers from […]

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Tackling the touts

Image copyright Claire Turnham Image caption Claire Turnham has set up a campaign to demand refunds from Viagogo When Claire Turnham tried to buy Ed Sheeran tickets for her son’s 16th birthday, she thought it was going to be an “amazing” family trip. Instead, she says she was overcharged by £1,150, and the episode has […]