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Shante Turay-Thomas: Human error factor in nut death

Image copyright Family handout Image caption Shante Turay-Thomas fell ill at her family home after eating something containing hazelnuts A teenager with a severe nut allergy died following a combination of human and system error, a coroner has ruled. Shante Turay-Thomas died after she had a severe reaction to...

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Wandsworth stabbing killer, 21, guilty of murder

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Cheyon Evans died after being repeatedly stabbed in the chest A man who stabbed a teenager to death on a busy south-London estate has been found guilty of murder. Fernando Pope had denied killing Cheyon Evans, 18, who died after being repeatedly stabbed...

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Missing man over Christmas found dead in Barking, east London

Image copyright Met Police Image caption The body of Dennis Farnell who went missing has been found by police The body of a man who went missing over Christmas has been found by police who say his death as “unexplained”. Dennis Farnell, 62, was found dead in John Sayer...

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Government prepared to take ‘further steps’ over racism in football

Rudiger heard monkey noises from crowd – Azpilicueta The government says it will not rule out taking “further steps” if football authorities fail to deal with racism. Play was stopped during Chelsea’s win at Tottenham on Sunday after Antonio Rudiger said he heard monkey noises. The Professional Footballers’ Association...

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Mikel Arteta: Arsenal in talks with Man City over coach

Pep Guardiola (left) says he would not stand in Mikel Arteta’s way if he wanted to become Arsenal manager Arsenal are in talks with Manchester City over the availability of coach Mikel Arteta. It is not known whether Arteta, 37, has been offered the chance to succeed Unai Emery,...

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Serial rapist Joseph McCann given 33 life sentences

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Joseph McCann was found guilty of 37 offences against 11 victims A serial rapist who carried out a string of sex attacks on 11 women and children across England has been given 33 life sentences. Joseph McCann’s victims were aged between 11 and...

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Disabled workers face a 12.2% pay gap

Image copyright Alamy Disabled employees are paid 12.2% less than their non-disabled peers, according to official data. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) found that in 2018 the median pay for non-disabled workers was £12.11 an hour, against £10.63 for disabled. London had the widest disability pay gap at...

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Uber loses licence to operate in London

Image copyright Getty Images Uber will not be granted a new licence to operate in London after repeated safety failures, Transport for London has said. The regulator said the taxi app was not “fit and proper” as a licence holder, despite having made a number of positive changes to...

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Jennifer Arcuri: Boris Johnson should ‘man up and call me’

A US businesswoman at the centre of a misconduct controversy involving Boris Johnson says he should “man up” and call her. Jennifer Arcuri claims she texted the prime minister last week, accusing him of “ignoring and blocking” her. She allegedly received favourable treatment during Mr Johnson’s time as mayor...

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