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London stabbing: Man killed near Islington Town Hall

Image copyright @sam_linnett Image caption A man was pronounced dead at the scene after being found with stab wounds in Islington A man has been found dead following a “horrifying” knife attack on a busy north London street. Police were called to reports of a man suffering stab wounds near Islington Town Hall in Upper […]

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Fred the labrador takes nine ducklings 'under his paw'

A labrador has become an unlikely foster parent to nine ducklings. They were found waddling around the grounds of Mountfitchet Castle in Stansted, Essex, with their mother nowhere to be seen. Staff took them inside as they were too young to fend for themselves. Since then, Fred, the 10-year-old labrador, has been keeping a close […]

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Grenfell Tower insulation 'never passed fire safety test'

Image copyright AFP Image caption The fire ripped through the west London tower block on 14 June last year The insulation that burned out of control on Grenfell Tower had never passed the required safety test and should never have been on the building, a BBC investigation has discovered. Panorama understands the manufacturer, Celotex, used […]

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018: In pictures

Flora, fashion and celebrity guests – the RHS Chelsea Flower Show has returned. The annual flower show welcomed special guests to an advance viewing, before it opens more widely from 22 until 26 May. Image copyright AFP Image caption A dancer performs in the David Harber and Savills Garden Image copyright PA Image caption Models […]

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Royal profiles give up little-known nuggets

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Newly married Meghan Markle – now the Duchess of Sussex – has been given the ultimate seal of approval that she’s “in” with the in-laws. Her official profile on the Royal Family website is up. The duchess, alongside her husband, Prince Harry, is one of 21 royals with their own personal […]