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Hus Ragip: From Tube announcer to professional boxing MC To put a smile on the faces of tired London commuters travelling through Bank Tube station, Hus Ragip began announcing the trains as if they were boxing champions. One of his announcements was filmed and shared online. It soon went viral.
Seven Kings stabbing: Three killed after disturbance Three men, aged in their 20s or 30s, were found by emergency services with apparent stab injuries, the Metropolitan Police said. All three were pronounced dead at the scene. No arrests have yet been made, the Met added. Police said they were in the process of formally identifying the victims and informing next of kin.
Three dead after suspected triple stabbing in London All three men, believed to be in their 20s or 30s, died at the scene of their apparent stab injuries, Scotland Yard said. Ch Supt Steve Clayman, commander of the Metropolitan police's East Area BCU said: "While enquiries into this tragic incident are at an early stage, this is likely to be a triple homicide investigation.
WSL: West Ham 2 Brighton 1 Alisha Lehmann's late double saw West Ham United complete a dramatic comeback against Brighton and Hove Albion to win in the Barclays FA Women's Super League.
15 Great Things to Do this Weekend in London: 25-26 January 15 great things to do in London this weekend from winter lights festivals in Canary Wharf and Battersea to beautiful ballet in Bromley. Lead image: Constellations by Joanie Lemercier, part of Winter Lights at Canary Wharf.
Grenfell survivors criticise 'out of touch' Boris Johnson Concerns grew last week when Johnson was challenged by some community members to reverse his selection of Benita Mehra to help lead the public inquiry.
Billy Vunipola: England number eight set to miss Six Nations with arm injury England number eight Billy Vunipola could miss the Six Nations with a suspected broken forearm sustained during Saracens' win over Racing 92. It would be the fourth such injury for Vunipola in two years, having broken his right arm twice and his left once.
Extinction Rebellion listed as 'key threat' by counter-terror police A police force in London labelled Extinction Rebellion one of its "key threats" in a counter-terrorism assessment and provided awareness training on the climate crisis group across the capital, resulting in "intelligence" tip-offs, the Guardian can reveal.
Saracens beat Racing 92 to reach Heineken Champions Cup quarter-finals Saracens place in the Champions Cup quarter-finals was secured after a tense win over Racing 92, less than 24 hours after their Premiership relegation was announced. The defending champions lost Billy Vunipola to injury and had Will Skelton sent off as they trailed at half-time.
Things To Do Today In London: Monday 20 January 2020 Poetry, bingo, and a treat for fans of TV show Friends.
Local brunching with my little family Here I was with my little gang. With coffee, with smiles, with curls, with Spot and with avocado smeared over every surface that was visible. What a turnaround, team. A very merry Sunday to you all. Follow Poppy Loves! You can receive my posts by email here or you can follow me on BlogLovin.
Child mental health crisis 'escalating due to climate change' The child mental health crisis is escalating due to "invisible harms" such as climate change and a more intense news cycle, according to a London-based counsellor. Louis Weinstock is the co-founder of Apart of Me, an app designed to engage young people and help them process their grief.
London Trivia: Shock and awe Weekly nuggets of triviality posted every Sunday each with a short essay relating to the day in question along with 10 other pieces of useless information, read weekly or dip in and out.
DragCon UK: RuPaul fans left disappointed by 'huge' queues Organisers of RuPaul's first-ever DragCon UK have apologised to fans who were unable to get into Olympia London due to huge queues. The event is an opportunity for fans of RuPaul's Drag Race to meet stars of the reality TV show.
Union Street Cafe Italian Lunch Menu If you want to find the best Italian restaurant in SE1 or eat at a Gordan Ramsey restaurant, you should check out this establishment. "Head Chef Davide Degiovanni treats your taste buds to the best seasonal ingredients sourced from specially selected Italian artisan food producers," Homegirl London.
Iranian refugee given £90 to find skill opens Olympic-level weightlifting club But Koroush took with him his native love for weightlifting and wrestling - the Iranian national sport. He settled into life in Ladbroke Grove but struggled to fit in. He was handed £90 by a charity to help develop a skill that would make life adjusting to the UK a bit easier.
Essex Senior League: Clapton win, neighbours all lose Clapton claimed a second successive league win to complete a quickfire double over St Margaretsbury on Saturday.
Travel: Sun, Sea, Sailing & a Second Home at Luštica Bay, Montenegro For holidays and property investment, the new Lustica Bay marina development near Tivat offers excellent value for money, with the five-star Ch.
Elephant Man city statue plan faces 'freak show' criticism Despite only raising a fraction of the cost, Mrs Vigor-Mungovin said she was still trying to realise her dream, with fundraising events, new designs for the statue and a possible exhibition of items related to Merrick. "I think the maquette will put a lot of people's mind at rest," she said.
Men's Make-up: War Paint For Men aims to build confidence War Paint For Men founder Daniel Gray is on a mission to make men feel comfortable in their skin.
From Bank To Boozer: 222 Strand Is Becoming A Huge Wetherspoons Affectionaly know as 'London's most beautiful bank', Number 222 Strand, formley Lloyds, is now set to become a whopping Wetherspoons.
Saracens relegated from Premiership at end of 2019-20 season for salary cap breaches Reigning champions Saracens will be relegated from rugby union's top flight at the end of this season following persistent salary cap breaches, Premiership Rugby have confirmed. Sarries had already been deducted 35 points for the current Premiership campaign and fined £5.4m for three seasons' spending above the cap.
Sadiq Khan pledges to make London carbon-neutral by 2030 if he is re-elected as mayor Sadiq Khan has vowed to make London carbon neutral by 2030 if re-elected as mayor. The former Labour MP, who had previously committed to a target of 2050, said he wanted to make the capital the "greenest city in the world".
'Homophobic abuse' incident reported during Millwall's win against Reading Millwall have opened an investigation after match officials reported an alleged incident of homophobic abuse during Saturday's game with Reading. The Lions won the Championship match 2-0, but it was briefly halted in the first half by referee Keith Stroud.
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