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London Underground: Victoria Line staff to strike

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union will walk out for 24 hours from 22:00 on 27 November Train drivers on the Victoria Line are to go on strike following a falling out with London Underground (LU) for “breaking promises”. Members of...

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London Piccadilly Theatre ceiling collapses on audience

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionActor Wendell Pierce apologised for the roof collapse Five people were taken to hospital and several others were injured when a roof collapsed during a Piccadilly Theatre show in London’s West End. The venue in Denman Street was packed for a...

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Camden Music Walk of Fame: Roger Taylor among those on committee

Image copyright EPA/PA Media/BBC Image caption Paul Oakenfold, Roger Taylor and Carl Barât (l-r) are among those who will decide who will be commemorated on the walk Queen drummer Roger Taylor and DJ Paul Oakenfold are among those who will oversee a new Music Walk of Fame, its organisers...

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Truth Hurts: Lizzo credits writer of ‘DNA test’ tweet

Image copyright Getty Images / Mina Lioness / Twitter “I just took a DNA Test, turns out I’m a credited writer for the number one song on Billboard.” That’s what British singer Mina Lioness tweeted after officially being credited as a writer on Lizzo’s song Truth Hurts. The row...

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Extinction Rebellion: Celebrity backers admit ‘hypocrisy’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hundreds defied the protest ban to gather in Trafalgar Square Celebrity Extinction Rebellion supporters have admitted in an open letter being “hypocrites” over their high-carbon lifestyles. But stars including Benedict Cumberbatch, who last week joined London protests, called for “systemic change” to the...

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Thirteen charged over UK’s ‘biggest drugs conspiracy’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA flat in Hammersmith in London was one of the properties raided on Tuesday Police investigating what they say is the UK’s biggest ever drugs conspiracy have charged 13 men. The charges of conspiracy to import drugs follow a National Crime...

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