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VAR is alive and kicking says David Gold after Premier League meeting

VAR is where we expected it to be – Swarbrick The Premier League will lead a consultation on how well the video assistant referee system is working but it is still “alive and kicking”, says West Ham co-chairman David Gold. At a meeting of Premier League clubs on Thursday,...

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TfL announces ‘urgent review’ of London minicab drivers

Image caption Minicab drivers must sit mandatory exams to get a licence from Transport for London Transport for London has announced an “urgent review” after the BBC found thousands of London minicab drivers may be working fraudulently. Drivers must sit mandatory exams at TfL centres or authorised private schools...

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Soldier has ‘acid thrown in face’ during robbery near barracks

Image copyright Google Image caption The soldier is believed to have been running near Cavalry Barracks in Hounslow A soldier had a substance believed to be acid thrown in his face and was slashed with a knife during a robbery near his barracks. Police found the unnamed victim, believed...

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Zoe Orton: Deptford murder inquiry after body find

Image copyright Google Image caption Police officers were called to Zoe Orton’s home on McMillan Street on Monday A murder investigation has been launched after the discovery of a woman’s body in south-east London. Police were called to an address on McMillan Street in Deptford on Monday morning after...

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Salford Red Devils: Elliot Kear, Rhys Williams & Luke Yates join from London Broncos

Elliot Kear will captain Wales at the World Cup Nines tournament this weekend Salford Red Devils have confirmed the signings of London Broncos trio Elliot Kear, Rhys Williams and Luke Yates. Versatile back Kear, 30, winger Williams, 29, and forward Yates, 24, were part of the London team relegated...

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British IS fighters taken into US custody, says Trump

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Islamic State ‘Beatles’ duo were interviewed by the BBC in August 2018 Two of the so-called “IS Beatles” have been taken out of Syria to “a secure location controlled by the US”, President Donald Trump has said. El Shafee Elsheikh...

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