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Paris Attacks: ‘Ringleader’ Abdelhamid Abaaoud Killed In Raid

Paris Attacks: ‘Ringleader’ Abdelhamid Abaaoud Killed In Raid

Paris Attacks: ‘Ringleader’ Abdelhamid Abaaoud Killed In Raid. The suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, was among those killed in a French police raid on Wednesday, prosecutors say.

They confirmed the Islamic State (IS) militant had died in a flat in the Paris suburb of Saint Denis.

His body was found riddled with bullets and shrapnel in the apartment. read more

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Germany’s Friendly With The Netherlands On Tuesday Was Called Off

Germany’s Friendly With The Netherlands On Tuesday Was Called Off

Germany’s friendly with the Netherlands on Tuesday was called off because of an “intention to ignite explosives” at the Hannover stadium.

Evacuation began less than two hours before kick-off after a “concrete security threat”, said the city’s president of police Volker Kluwe.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was set to attend the match at the 49,000-capacity HDI Arena. read more

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Fridays Attacks In Paris

Fridays Attacks In Paris

On Fridays attacks in Paris there can be nothing more Parisian than a restaurant or café terrace on a balmy evening, though balmy evenings in November used to be rare.

The terrorists who machine-gunned pavement terraces in the 10th and 11th arrondissements of the French capital chose their targets with care. This is the Parisian Hackney – a once-gritty haunt of the young and trendy.

The kind of people who drink or eat on the rue de Charonne or on the rue Bichat, or who attend gigs at the Bataclan rock venue, are not supporters of Marine Le Pen or even Nicolas Sarkozy. They are young, liberal-minded and tolerant – precisely the kind of people that Islamic State, and its deluded minions, most despise. read more

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Bucharest Colectiv Nightclub Death Toll Rises To At Least 56

Bucharest Colectiv Nightclub Death Toll Rises To At Least 56

On Bucharest Colectiv Nightclub Death Toll Rises To At Least 56. More people have died from injuries sustained in a fire and stampede at Bucharest’s hip Colectiv nightclub. The death toll has risen to at least 56.

One of the latest victims was a young Romanian man who died on Sunday (November 8) after nine other injured people lost their lives.

About 100 people are still in hospital, more than 40 of them are in serious condition. read more

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Bucharest Nightclub Fire Victim Treated In The United Kingdom

Bucharest Nightclub Fire Victim Treated In The United Kingdom

Bucharest Nightclub Fire Victim Treated In The United Kingdom. One of the victims of last month’s Bucharest nightclub fire is being cared for in Swansea’s Morriston Hospital.

The patient was one of 12 to have been flown by NATO to the UK and Norway over the weekend.

They arrived at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire late on Sunday ready to be transferred to hospitals around the country.

One patient was taken to the Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery in Morriston Hospital. His condition’s described as stable.

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Dozens Killed In Fireworks Accident At Bucharest Nightclub

Dozens Killed In Fireworks Accident At Bucharest Nightclub

Dozens Killed In Fireworks Accident At Bucharest Nightclub. At least 27 people died and another 180 were injured after pyrotechnic display sparked blaze during concert at Colectiv venue in Romanian capital.

A fire sparked by stage pyrotechnics at a nightclub in the centre of Bucharest has left at least 27 people dead and 180 injured.

There were 300 to 400 people in the Colectiv Club in the Romanian capital on Friday night. Some remained unaccounted for on Saturday morning. read more

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Accessible Tube Stations

Accessible Tube Stations

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Now available on Access to London a complete list of accessible stations that have step free access. Transport for London have been working to make the tube accessible from 2005.

List of Accessible Tube Stations

Grouped by Tube Line

Legend:

sfasp = Step-free access street to platform

sfast = Step-free access street to train

 

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The Supermoon Eclipse

The Supermoon Eclipse

The Supermoon Eclipse will share the sky with a blood-red supermoon for the first time in more than 30 years.

Skywatchers are being promised great views of a spectacular celestial event tonight that has not occurred for 33 years.

The supermoon eclipse will see our planet move directly between the sun and moon – giving the lunar surface a rusty appearance. read more

Tube Strike Set To Go Ahead As Last Ditch Talks Fail

Tube Strike Set To Go Ahead As Last Ditch Talks Fail

Tube strike set to go ahead as last ditch talks fail. Services running normally at Waterloo. No more 50 hours strike.

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union based in the Waterloo and City line control room will walk out on Monday.

A strike by workers on a busy London Underground line is set to go ahead following the failure of last ditch talks to break a deadlocked row over regrading. read more

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