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Watch gorilla at London Zoo enjoy cake baked by The Great British Bake Off finalist
A gorilla was treated to a cake made by The Great British Bake Off finalist Richard Burr for her 40 birthday.
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Seattle high school shooting: student shooter dead
A student opened fire at a high school canteen in north Seattle, America, killing at least one person, officials said.
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Teenager 'stabbed on bus in broad daylight'
A teenage boy was stabbed on a bus in broad daylight before collapsing in front of a KFC.
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British woman dies while having cosmetic surgery in Thailand
A British woman has died while under anaesthesia during a cosmetic procedure in Thailand, authorities said.
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Phones 4 U robbers who donned burkas and threatened staff with meat cleaver jailed
Two robbers who wore burkas and threatened staff at a Phones 4 U store with a meat cleaver have been jailed.
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Watch moment yob pushed blind man into railway track in Essex
This is the shocking moment a yob pushed a blind man into a railway track while he waited for a train in Essex.
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Teenager stabbed on London bus
A 15-year-old boy who was stabbed on a bus in Sutton is in hospital with life-threatening injuries.
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Suicide mother gave girls acid drink
A mother poisoned herself and her two young daughters by drinking acid after struggling to get on with her in-laws, an inquest hears.
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Payout to mother of secret PC's child
The Metropolitan Police is to pay £425,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man she did not know was an undercover police officer.
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The Queen sends her first tweet
The Queen sends her first tweet as she opens London's Science Museum's new gallery which examines the history of modern communications.
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Man sets fire at petrol station pump
CCTV footage showing the moment a man started a fire at a petrol station has been released by police.
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Under-fire hospital brings in expert
A hospital accused of giving up on a man in intensive care promises to bring in an independent expert to assess him.
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Spitalfields nippers: London's poorest children in the early 1900s  in pictures
For 100 years, they stayed hidden in family albums. Now amateur photographer Horace Warners intimate portraits of Londons poorest children are being printed for the first time, giving a glimpse into a forgotten world Plus, The Gentle Author reveals how...
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Market forces: Spitalfields children at the start of the 20th century
Amateur photographer Horace Warner documented the lives of Spitalfields poorest residents in the early 1900s. More than a century later, his collection is printed for the first time Plus a gallery of Warners photographs of children in and around Spitalfields...
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Council cracks down on wild west landlords
Islington consults on licensing scheme for area bedevilled by flats deemed too tiny and dirty for human habitationA north London council that is home to two streets described by a councillor as the frontier of the wild west of the...
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Comic-Con in London: a helluva costume drama
Zoe Williams feels quite out of place in her scarf and flat, brown hair alongside Lady Hulk, Xiao Qiao and Poison IvyPeople want different things from costumes, I realised, at the Comic-Con convention at Londons Excel. Some people just want...
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Mother poisoned herself and her two daughters with acid
Heena Solanki found dead alongside children Jasmine, 9, and Prisha, 4, at family home in west London, inquest hearsA mother poisoned herself and her two young daughters with acid after struggling to get on with her live-in mother and father-in-law,...
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