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Alexander Zverev stuns Novak Djokovic to win ATP Finals in London

Alexander Zverev beats Novak Djokovic to win the ATP Tour final Alexander Zverev stunned world number one Novak Djokovic in straight sets to win the season-ending ATP Finals and earn the biggest victory of his career. Djokovic, 31, was the heavy favourite to win a sixth finals title but was outclassed 6-4 6-3 by the German. Third seed Zverev broke Djokovic for a 5-4 lead in the first set and then served three big aces to take the set. Zverev, 21, continued to dominate in the second set and sealed…

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Extinction Rebellion protests block London bridges

Image copyright PA Image caption Westminster Bridge is one of the five bridges that has been blocked by protesters Protesters have blocked off five major bridges in central London as part of a so-called “rebellion day”. Hundreds of people have gathered in central London to demand the government takes greater action on climate change. Demonstrators have occupied Southwark, Blackfriars, Waterloo, Westminster and Lambeth bridges, causing “significant” traffic issues in the capital. The mass protest follows a co-ordinated week of action around the UK by campaign group Extinction Rebellion. Protesters glued…

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2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ – News – Willian eyes Brazil victory at their London ‘home from home’

He’s impressed London crowds on numerous occasions already in the early stages of the Premier League season with Chelsea. Now, Willian will be hoping to replicating that form for Brazil when they take on neighbours Uruguay in what has been his home city for the last five years on Friday. The explosive winger has already played his part in eight goals since returning from the FIFA World Cup™ – where A Seleção reached the quarter-finals – and has been producing some of his best football in a blue shirt. With…

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US asks London court to hand over two alleged hackers

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The dark web forum is alleged to have been used to trade stolen payment card details The US’s attempt to have two alleged cyber-criminals extradited from the UK has come before a London court. The two men are accused of being members of a 36-strong group said to have been behind a dark web forum responsible for more than $530m (£409m) of losses to banks and individuals. The Infraud Organisation is said to have sold stolen credit cards and IDs. Taimoor Zaman and Anthony…

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Man pushed into London traffic after ‘exchange of words’

CCTV has been released of the moment a man was pushed by another pedestrian into traffic on a busy London road following an “exchange of words”. The victim was almost hit by a minicab after being shoved from the pavement on New Bridge Street near Blackfriars at about 08:00 BST on 23 July. City of London Police said the pair had “brushed shoulders and exchanged words” before the attack. The attacker was then confronted by members of the public who took a photo of him. It has been released alongside…

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Stolen dog found in Bangor 300 miles from London home

Image copyright Peter Daniel Image caption Juan Mino was reunited with Kiara in Bangor more than a year after she was stolen from his garden in London An 11-year-old dog has been found nearly 300 miles from home more than a year after she was stolen. Pomeranian Kiara was taken from her garden in London in August 2017. But when two stray dogs wandered into Peter Daniel’s house in Bangor, Gwynedd, he was able to find Kiara’s owners Juan and Antoinette Mino via her microchip and reunite the family. Mrs…

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London homicides: The 119 victims of 2018

Last week saw the number of homicides in London surpass last year’s figure of 116. The toll of 119 homicides – which includes cases of murder and manslaughter – includes 69 fatal stabbings and 14 shootings. Scroll below to read about the victims, who are listed by date of death. January 2018 1. Steve Frank Navaez-Jara, 20, was stabbed on New Year’s Day in Islington. His family said they “pray to God that Steve’s death brings knife crime to an end”. 2. Elizabeta Lacatusu, 44, was stabbed in Redbridge, east…

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Thousands try to get tickets for Michelle Obama’s London talk

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The former first lady and lawyer says she has been ‘humbled’ by the response to her tour Ten of thousands of people have been disappointed trying to get tickets for an audience with Michelle Obama at London’s Royal Festival Hall. Many on social media have said there were more than 40,000 people in the tickets queue. The former US First Lady is appearing at the 2,900-seat venue on 3 December. Tickets are appearing on Viagogo for thousands of pounds, but the venue said it…

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Electric scooter firm Bird launches rental service in London

The electric scooter rental firm Bird is launching a limited service within London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The vehicles are currently banned from being used on pavements or on the road in public spaces. But the US firm says it wants to demonstrate to the authorities that the scooters are a safe means of transport in order to get the law changed. Read more Source link

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Boy, 16, ‘stabbed to death’ in south London

Image copyright Google Image caption Officers were called to reports of a shooting in Greenleaf Close, Tulse Hill A 16-year-old boy has died in a suspected stabbing in south London. The Metropolitan Police said initial inquiries suggested the teenager died of stab wounds in a violent incident in Tulse Hill on Monday. Officers were first called to reports of a shooting in Greenleaf Close at 22:53 GMT where the boy was found unconscious. He died at 23:41. The Met has deployed hundreds of extra officers on the streets of the…

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