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Royal Parks to fight ‘harmful’ London Holocaust memorial saying it will spoil ‘relaxed’ location

By ethan / February 10, 2019

A charity that manages eight landmark London green spaces has challenged the government over plans to construct a £50 million Holocaust memorial in Victoria Tower Gardens next to the Houses of Parliament. In a letter to the Westminster planning team that is currently examining the application, Royal Parks complained of the “significant harmful impacts” of […]

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EU irks London by branding Gibraltar ‘Colony of British crown’

By ethan / February 1, 2019

The EU visa ruling has ruled Gibraltar a “Colony of the British Crown.” The UK hit back calling the language “completely inappropriate.” The UK has broadly welcomed the news that the EU has granted visa-free travel to British citizens, but have been riled by certain language contained within the EU plans. A new regulation within […]

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Fire breaks out at restaurant near Saudi Embassy in London

By ethan / November 2, 2018

A massive blaze has broken out at a restaurant near the Saudi Arabian embassy in London. Members of the public reported hearing explosions, but the fire brigade could not confirm the reports, according to The Telegraph. The London Fire Brigade say forty firefighters have been sent to the blaze, in Chesterfield Street, Mayfair, after a […]

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Stabbing at London Sony HQ: Two injured and suspect arrested

By ethan / November 2, 2018

Two people have been injured and a man arrested following a stabbing at Sony London headquarters, Scotland Yard. Armed police were present at the scene and nearby buildings evacuated. Scotland Yard released a statement confirming that two people have been injured, although their condition remains unclear. Adding that “one person has been arrested. “No evidence […]

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1,000s gather in London for ‘biggest’ anti-Brexit rally seeking final say (VIDEO)

By ethan / October 20, 2018

Published time: 20 Oct, 2018 12:08 Edited time: 20 Oct, 2018 12:19 Thousands of protesters are descending on Westminster for what organizers claim is the “biggest, loudest and most important” anti-Brexit demo since the vote. They insist Brexit is taking the UK to a “future nobody voted for.” The participants, mainly young activists, of the […]

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Rape victim data gathering by police is unlawful – London victims’ commissioner

By ethan / October 17, 2018

The gathering of intrusive data from possible rape victims, by police, is unlawful and could prevent them from reporting the crime, London’s victims’ commissioner has stated. A complainant told RT the process is ‘violating.’ Claire Waxman, the capital’s first victims’ commissioner, stated in a letter to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), that victims were being […]

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Football Lads Alliance rally meets counter protesters in London (VIDEOS)

By ethan / October 13, 2018

Published time: 13 Oct, 2018 14:41 Edited time: 13 Oct, 2018 15:00 The Football Lads Alliance rally against extremism is facing opposition from counter protesters in London. One man reportedly threatened to kill a policeman during clashes. Mounted police are at the scene to control the crowds and ensure no clashes take place. Some minor […]

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London museum apologizes after using word ‘womxn’ instead of ‘women’ in effort to be ‘inclusive’

By ethan / October 11, 2018

The Wellcome Collection museum in London has been forced to apologize after its efforts to be ‘inclusive’ by using the word ‘womxn’ instead of ‘women’ backfired and caused outrage on social media. In promotional material for a four-day programme which aims to “challenge archives, change narratives and amplify new voices,” the museum said it wanted […]

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