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London homicides highest for year since 2008

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The number of homicides has hit the highest number since 2008 when there was 154 The number of killings in London has topped last year’s total and is the highest annual number for more than a decade, police figures show. The fatal stabbing...

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Extinction Rebellion: High Court rules London protest ban ‘unlawful’

Image copyright Nathan Williams/ BBC News Extinction Rebellion has won a High Court challenge against the Metropolitan Police over a London-wide ban on protests. The police imposed a four-day ban last month, prohibiting two or more people from the group taking part in protests dubbed the ‘autumn uprising’. However,...

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London car scrappage scheme to be extended

Image copyright Carl Court Image caption The mayor’s office hopes the scheme will help motorists choose the least polluting vehicles A scrappage scheme aiming to get more polluting cars off London’s roads has been extended by the capital’s mayor. The new £25m scheme for low income and disabled Londoners...

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