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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Leeds City Council said the government needed to step in and help stabilise local authority finances Some of the largest UK councils say they may have to declare themselves effectively bankrupt unless the government agrees to further support. Five councils said emergency spending controls – so-called section 114 notices […]

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Watch as Mourinho reels off his strikers’ scoring records under him Tottenham forward Harry Kane has been labelled “Hero Kane” by boss Jose Mourinho after his return from injury. The England captain made his first appearance since suffering a hamstring injury on 1 January in Friday’s 1-1 draw with Manchester United. Mourinho, whose side face […]

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Image copyright Sarah Kamati Image caption Sarah – not her real name – gave birth to her son in Britain Sarah faced a tough choice: stay in her native Namibia and continue to be raped and tortured, or run and leave her 10-year-old daughter behind. The then 29-year-old decided to flee. Once she was safe, […]

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Image copyright PA Media A £1bn fund to help England’s children catch up on what they have missed while schools have been closed has been announced by the prime minister. The most disadvantaged pupils will have access to tutors through a £350m programme over the next academic year. Primary and secondary schools will be given […]

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Image copyright RoadWorks It’s been a couple of years since large sections of the media first started panicking about drill music, questioning if the genre’s often violent lyrics were contributing to knife crime in London – sometimes claiming outright that they were. For the youth workers helping young people navigate daily life, it was never […]

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Image caption Most shops – like this Primark in Birmingham – have been locked since 23 March Pent-up demand has prompted queues at some shops as rules are relaxed in England after a three month lockdown. Long queues were reported outside Primark shops in London and Birmingham ahead of their 8am opening time. The chain, […]

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Image copyright PA Media Image caption Some families say they will hold a memorial at the site of the gutted 24 storey tower Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire have said social distancing has meant this year’s anniversary of the disaster will be even more difficult. Seventy-two people were killed in the blaze in Kensington, […]

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Image copyright Google Image caption An officer was filmed while he was pinned to the ground in Frampton Park Road The home secretary and the Police Federation have condemned an attack on two police officers which was filmed by members of the public. Video circulating on social media shows an officer struggling on the ground […]

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Image caption Wendell Baker was jailed for life in 2013 after attacking 66-year-old Hazel Backwell and locking her in a cupboard An attempt to block the release of a man convicted of beating and raping a pensioner has been rejected by the Parole Board. Wendell Baker was given a life sentence in 2013 for attacking […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProtesters gathered in Parliament Square in London Thousands of people have joined anti-racism demonstrations across the UK. The protests, sparked by the death of George Floyd in the US, were held in cities including London, Manchester, Cardiff, Leicester and Sheffield. In London, protesters knelt for a minute’s […]

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