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Potential Tube Strikes

Potential Tube Strikes

The strike by the RMT, TSSA and Unite unions that was set to disrupt Tube services has been suspended, London Underground (LU) has confirmed.

But London Underground services are still set to be disrupted on September 8 and 10 next month if a new deal is not made for workers ahead of the Night Tube launch, the RMT said.

Tuesday 25 August

Tube services will start at the usual time in the morning but will stop running from around 18:30. Please complete all Tube journeys by this time. We expect services to be exceptionally busy between read more

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Royal Christening

Royal Christening

The first official pictures of Princess Charlotte’s christening have been released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

The four photographs were taken by the celebrity and fashion photographer Mario Testino in the gardens and drawing room at Sandringham House in Norfolk, immediately following the newborn’s baptism at the Church of St Mary Magdalene, on Sunday, 5 July.

A Kensington Palace spokesman said: “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their whole family had a wonderful day on Sunday and were delighted to share the special occasion with the thousands read more

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A Bomb Has Been Discovered At Wembley Stadium

A Bomb Has Been Discovered At Wembley Stadium

The army have discovered a bomb at Wembley Stadium builders uncover a bomb from 1940.

The bomb disposal experts have been drafted in to defuse an undetonated World War Two bomb near Wembley Stadium which they have said poses “a genuine risk to life”.

The 50kg explosive, which is thought to have been dropped during Nazi bombing raids in the early 1940s.

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Wembley Stadium nazi bomb from 1940

Everybody in the surrounding area have been evacuated.

The army said the bomb is still active and read more

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Royal Baby Name?

Royal Baby Name?

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have announced their baby daughter is to be called Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

Kensington Palace said the couple were “delighted” to announce the baby will be known as “Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge”.

Bookmakers had made Alice the favourite after a flurry of last minute bets knocked Charlotte off the top spot.

Ladbrokes said that since the baby was born punters had placed more bets on the name than read more

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William, Kate And Baby Girl Leave Hospital

William, Kate And Baby Girl Leave Hospital

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have emerged from hospital with their newborn daughter to roaring applause from waiting crowds.

Kate held the baby which was wrapped in a white blanket and a cream woollen hood.

The as-yet unnamed princess was born at 8.34am and Prince William had been present for the birth at St Mary’s in London.

Both mother and their second child, who weighed 8lb 3oz, are “doing read more

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Across The Country This Morning People Walk Up to High Winds 100mph

Across The Country This Morning People Walk Up to High Winds 100mph

Britain was hit with winds of up to 100mph overnight as Atlantic low pressure system sweeps across the country

Worst hit areas were Capel Curig in Snowdonia, High Bradfield in South Yorkshire and Weybourne in North Norfolk.
Liscombe in Somerset, Avonmouth near Bristol and Northolt in north west London also saw winds of 65mph plus.
Roads closed and public transport disrupted because of dangerous winds and fallen trees across swathes of the UK.

Millions of people up and down the country endured severe gales of up to 100mph today as an Atlantic storm battered Britain – knocking pedestrians off their feet and causing widespread disruption read more

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Britax strollers recalled over finger injuries

Britax strollers recalled over finger injuries

Britax has recalled 216,000 pushchairs because of the risk of partially-amputated fingertips or broken bones caused by a folding hinge.

The company has received eight reports of incidents, all in the US, including one partial fingertip amputation and severe finger lacerations caused by the fault.

B-Agile, B-Agile Double and BOB Motion single and double strollers sold from May 2011 to June 2013 are affected by the recall.

The models cost between $250 (£152) and $450 (£273) in the US. The B-Agile read more

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Pensions ‘Should Be Compulsory Like Taxes’

Pensions ‘Should Be Compulsory Like Taxes’

An influential think tank warns some workers currently need to save six times more than they do to avoid poverty in old age.

A pensioner

Warning that people need to save six times more than they do currently

People should be forced to put money into a pension in the same way that they have to pay taxes, according to an influential think tank.

A new report by the Policy Exchange says the government’s auto-enrolment pension programme doesn’t go far enough amid warnings that some people need to save six times more than they do to avoid read more

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Drug Gang Sells Cannabis To School Children

Drug Gang Sells Cannabis To School Children

The boss of the south London firm claims the cannabis trade in Britain is “the biggest it has ever been” despite continued police efforts to disrupt the illegal trade.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, the man in his twenties said he employs more than 30 workers.

He explained how they had at least three factories supplying people in south London and even claims he exports the class B drug to the Netherlands, Germany and Austria.

The boss said: “We have a type of weed over here called ‘English cheese’.”

“It was created over here – in Amsterdam they don’t have that so they try to create that but they just can’t because it is what we make and that’s what they want.”

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