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Social-distancing at airports is ‘impossible’, says Heathrow boss

Image copyright AFP Image caption Heathrow Terminal 2 before the lockdown Introducing social distancing at airports is “physically impossible”, the boss of Heathrow has warned. “Social distancing does not work in any form of public transport, let alone aviation,” John Holland-Kaye said. But the chief executive of Europe’s busiest...

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Iran plane crash: Tributes to three British nationals killed

Image copyright Facebook/LinkedIn Image caption Mohammed Reza Kadkhoda Zadeh, Sam Zokaei and Saeed Tahmasebi were all on board Tributes have been paid to three British nationals who died when a Ukrainian plane crashed in Iran. Mohammed Reza Kadkhoda Zadeh, who owned a dry cleaners, BP engineer Sam Zokaei and...

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Stanwell crash: Three BA cabin crew dead in New Year’s Eve collision

Image copyright UK News in Pictures Image caption The Mercedes HGV left the road after colliding with a white Toyota Yaris Three British Airways cabin crew members died in a crash involving a lorry and a car outside Heathrow Airport on New Year’s Eve. A white Toyota Yaris collided...

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London’s City Hall provides Christmas meals for homeless

Image caption Sadiq Khan helped serve 100 Christmas Dinners to guests at City Hall Christmas dinners have been served to Londoners who are reliant on the city’s homelessness services. Hairdressers and opticians were also made available at City Hall before guests were given a three-course meal. Last year, 8,855...

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Labour leadership: Emily Thornberry to run for Labour leadership

Image copyright PA Media Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry has become the first MP to officially enter the race to replace Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader. Writing in the Guardian, she said the next leader needed to have “the political nous and strategic vision to reunite our party”. Sir...

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Kieran Tierney: Scotland full-back suffers dislocated shoulder

Tierney has made 11 appearances for Arsenal since his summer move from Celtic Arsenal have confirmed Scotland full-back Kieran Tierney dislocated a shoulder in Monday’s win at West Ham. The £25m signing from Celtic was forced off half an hour into his third Premier League start after falling awkwardly...

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Joseph McCann: Rape accused ‘will not give evidence’

Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption Joseph McCann’s barrister told the Old Bailey he has “declined to come” to court A man on trial accused of a string of sex offences has declined to come to court and chosen not to give evidence. Joseph McCann, 34, is accused of...

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Jonathan Miller, director and humorist, dies at 85

Image caption Miller was knighted in 2002 for services to music and the arts Sir Jonathan Miller, the distinguished theatre and opera director who famously starred in the Beyond the Fringe satirical revue, has died aged 85. In a statement, his family said he had died “peacefully at home…...

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Tottenham: Jose Mourinho appointed after Mauricio Pochettino sacked

Jose Mourinho: Watch the new Tottenham head coach’s classic moments Jose Mourinho has been appointed Tottenham manager after the sacking of Mauricio Pochettino on Tuesday. Former Chelsea and Manchester United boss Mourinho has signed a contract until the end of the 2022-23 season. “The quality in both the squad...

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EFL Trophy: 52 goals, four hat-tricks and academy sides impress

Tristan Abrahams got his first-ever hat-trick as a professional in Newport County’s 7-4 win over Cheltenham An 11-goal thriller, a 17-year-old becoming his club’s youngest captain and a record number of Premier League academy sides making the knockout stages – the penultimate night of matches in the EFL’s Leasing.com...

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