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Coronavirus pandemic: Tracking the global outbreak

Image copyright Getty Images Coronavirus is continuing its spread across the world, with more than three million confirmed cases in 185 countries and more than 200,000 deaths. The United States alone has more than one million confirmed cases – four times as many as any other country. This series...

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Thomas Frank: Brentford head coach signs new contract tying him to Bees until 2023

Thomas Frank became Brentford boss when Dean Smith left for Aston Villa in October 2018 Brentford head coach Thomas Frank has signed a new three-and-a-half year contract at Griffin Park. The 46-year-old Dane, who has led Brentford to third in the Championship this season, has now tied himself to...

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Barnes murder charge: Boy, 17, accused after body found

Image copyright Google Image caption Police discovered the remains during a welfare check at a property in Nowell Road in Barnes A teenager has been charged with murder after a dismembered body was found at a home in south-west London. Police discovered the body of what they believe to...

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Top schools defend rejecting bursary for white boys

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Dulwich College, left, charges £14,782 for a term of full boarding and Winchester, right, charges £13,903 Two top English private schools have defended their decision not to accept a benefactor’s offer of scholarships for disadvantaged white boys. Winchester and Dulwich colleges have declined...

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Concern for London firefighter missing in Lewes

Image copyright Family handout Image caption The firefighter was “adamant” he would be home in the early hours of the morning, his partner said. The partner of a firefighter who went missing on a work night out says his disappearance is “completely out of character”. Police in Sussex are...

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Europa League draw: Man Utd v Club Bruges, Arsenal v Olympiakos, Wolves v Espanyol

Manchester United, Europa League winners in 2017, have been drawn to face Belgian side Club Bruges in the last 32 of this season’s competition. Arsenal will play Greek club Olympiakos while Wolverhampton Wanderers will face La Liga side Espanyol. Celtic play Copenhagen while fellow Scottish Premiership side Rangers come...

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South Western Railway strike: Rail union publishes plan to end guards dispute

Image copyright Steve Parsons/PA Wire Image caption The strike means hundreds of services are being cancelled each day The union at the centre of the dispute over guards on trains has set out six points it wants sorted to reach a deal. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport...

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London Bridge: Johnson and Corbyn to attend vigil

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Jack Merritt was a co-ordinator of the Learning Together programme and Saskia Jones was a volunteer on the programme Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn are among those expected to attend a vigil for the victims of the London Bridge attack in the capital...

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General election 2019: Labour vows to cap rent rises for private tenants

Image copyright Getty Images Labour has vowed to “put bad landlords out of business” and bring in rent controls in England, if it wins power. Private rents would not be allowed to go up by more than inflation – and landlords would be fined for letting out sub-standard property....

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West Norwood shooting: Man critically injured

Image copyright Google Image caption The man was found injured close to the junction with Knight’s Hill A man has been critically injured in a shooting in south London. The victim, in his 20s, was found with a gunshot wound in Beulah Hill, near the junction with Knights Hill,...

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