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Champions Cup: Saracens under spotlight as holders begin European title defence

Saracens beat Leinster 20-10 to win the Champions cup last season Europe’s elite begin their Champions Cup campaigns this weekend. A lot of attention will be focused on holders Saracens, who were docked 35 points for breaching the Premiership Rugby salary cap, when they face Racing 92 in Paris...

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City traders: We want to work 9 to 4

Image copyright Getty Images City traders have urged UK and European exchanges to cut trading hours to improve work-life balance. They say the long hours are bad for mental health and are not exactly female-friendly. “It’s hard to find childcare at five o’clock in the morning,” said April Day,...

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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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Southall stabbing: Man, 26, arrested on suspicion of murder

Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption Three men have been charged with the murder of Sufi Osman Abdullah Police investigating the fatal stabbing of a 22-year-old man in west London have made another arrest. Three men have been charged with the murder of Sufi Osman Abdullah who was attacked...

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Extinction Rebellion protesters dragged from Tube train roof

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOne eyewitness captured the moment a climate protester was dragged from top of Tube train (ITV Footage) Commuters have dragged climate change protesters from the roof of a London Underground train. Extinction Rebellion activists climbed on trains at Stratford, Canning Town...

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Extinction Rebellion: Flight grounded as activists vow to ‘shut down’ airport

Image copyright Warren Swalbe/PA Image caption A flight was grounded after a protester refused to resume his seat An Extinction Rebellion activist had to be taken off a flight at London City Airport, as part of ongoing protests. BBC Newsnight’s Nicholas Watt said his flight was about to take...

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