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The people of Croydon hate this label - and they're doing everything they can to get rid of it. Last year was the worst on record for teenage murders in London. There were 30 in total, and five happened in Croydon - more than any other borough in the capital.
Retail sales suffered their worst December slump on record last month as the Omicron variant was blamed for keeping shoppers away.
The atmosphere is buzzing aboard this Turkish train as it winds through snow-capped hills from Ankara to Kars. The Eastern Express has become Turkey's most coveted and festive train journey, making multiple stops in the country's east. Tickets were snapped up within minutes when the service started up again after a hiatus due to the coronavirus.
Must credit: Prince’s Foundation The Prince of Wales has opened an epic nature-based children’s adventure playpark, inspired by Prince George’s treehouse. The 300-square metre rustic wooden playground nestles six metres up among the trees on the Dumfries House estate in Ayrshire, Scotland, and features elevated rope bridges, a netting tunnel, two side-by-side racing slides and a tube slide. Commissioned by Charles’ charitable organisation the Prince’s Foundation, the park is designed to encourage youngsters to immerse themselves in nature, boosting their physical wellbeing and mental health amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Last week I found myself trying a supermarket’s new plant-based ‘fishless’ fish and chips. The faux fish, made with rice and potato, wasn’t fishy at all, the double potato somewhat overwhelming.
An observatory in Hawaii captured atmospheric pressure waves created by the eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano on January 15.The Gemini Observatory in Hawaii was 5,000 kilometers (3,000 miles) away from the eruption when it captured the atmospheric pressure waves on three different cameras. They are the “faintly red waves” seen in the footage, NOIRLab explained.The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano erupted on January 15, triggering a tsunami on the South Pacific nation of Tonga with waves up to 15 meters, according to information released by the Tongan government. At least three people were killed and dozens of properties were damaged across the islands. Credit: NOIRLab via Storyful
London has been struck down by the Royal Mail delivery crisis - with one in three of the worst affected postcodes in the UK lying in the capital. Of the 56 worst-hit areas, 18 of them were in London due to 38 delivery offices struggling to cope with what Royal Mail said were Covid-related absences and “other local factors”. It comes as 1,300 people in Dulwich, south-east London signed a petition over what they called “a failing postal service”.
It’s easy to see why the Echo Dot is Amazon’s most popular smart speaker.
Businesswoman was too creeped out to bring him back to her house
‘An agreement in principle with respect to the distribution of property between the two families has been reached’
The Bat Out Of Hell singer’s death was described as ‘our loss, Heaven’s gain’.
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Death rates from Covid fell significantly in December while the Government was deciding whether to bring in new restrictions, the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed.
Cast members of a musical based on Meat Loaf’s Bat Out Of Hell album have vowed to 'keep the flame of rock and roll burning' for him in a post-show tribute. Following Meat Loaf’s death aged 74, Friday’s show at the New Wimbledon Theatre was performed in his memory, with lead actors Rob Fowler and Sharon Sexton leading a tribute to him.
Former counter-terrorism inspector Neil Corbel, 40, has been jailed
A man has been charged with human smuggling in relation to the incident
School leaders in the North East have said the Government’s announcement on masks in classrooms does not reflect regional realities.
Millions of Brits will have to wait months before they find out if new measures will be introduced to help with the cost-of-living crisis.
The nation’s front pages are again consumed by the potential coup against the PM by rebel MPs angry over ‘partygate’.
A former Conservative MP who defected and joined Labour has claimed he was threatened with the loss of a school in his constituency if he did not vote the way party bosses wanted him to. Christian Wakeford, who represents Bury South, switched parties on Wednesday. Speaking on Thursday, Mr Wakeford said the "threat" left him questioning his position in the Conservative Party.