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Thousands march in London to protest government inaction on NHS crisis, budget cuts

February 4, 2018 12:43 am
Thousands march in London to protest government inaction on NHS crisis, budget cuts

Thousands of people in British capital of London have braved cold weather and rain to march on Downing Street demanding an end to the persisting crisis affecting the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and challenging Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to adequately fund the NHS. Londoners waged the massive protest march […]

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UK: Tensions flare as London protesters rally against Libya slavery

December 19, 2017 12:00 pm
UK: Tensions flare as London protesters rally against Libya slavery

Around 300 protesters blocked Whitehall and several other roads outside Parliament, in London on Monday, to protest against the enslavement and sale of black Africans in Libya. Protesters chanted “We are not for sale” and marched under the banner “African lives matter, hands off Africa.” The action was organised by […]

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Anti-Trump rally at US embassy in London over anti-Muslim videos

December 2, 2017 11:00 pm
Anti-Trump rally at US embassy in London over anti-Muslim videos

People take part in a protest organized by Stand Up To Racism outside the US Embassy in London. (Photo by Press Association) UK protesters have gathered outside the US embassy in London to denounce US President Donald Trump’s recent move to re-tweet anti-Muslim videos of a British far-right leader. The […]

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Mass acid attack leaves 6 injured in east London

September 24, 2017 10:30 pm
Mass acid attack leaves 6 injured in east London

Emergency services in Stratford Center in east London, Saturday, September 23, 2017. (Photo by Press Association) A mass acid attack has left several people injured in an area around a shopping center in Stratford, east London, police say. A “group of males” reportedly sprayed “what is believed to be a noxious substance,” injuring […]

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British activists have marched in London to protest in solidarity with Rohingyas

September 7, 2017 2:21 pm
British activists have marched in London to protest in solidarity with Rohingyas

A group of British activists have marched in London to condemn Myanmar’s deadly crackdown on Rohingya Muslims. Gathering outside the 10 Downing Street on Wednesday, the protesters called on Prime Minister Theresa May to help end the Myanmar government’s ongoing genocide against the religious minority. The protesters said Britain had […]

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Public Inquiry to examine council actions for London’s Grenfell fire

August 15, 2017 10:30 pm
Public Inquiry to examine council actions for London’s Grenfell fire

Pedestrians walk past a fence with floral tributes near the burnt-out Grenfell Tower (R) in west London, on July 27, 2017. (Photo by AFP) A public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire in London has begun with the aim to examine the cause of and response to the tragedy, however […]

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London Stock Exchange employee falls to death

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London Stock Exchange employee falls to death

This file photo taken on March 07, 2013 shows a person walking in the foyer of the London Stock Exchange in central London on March 7, 2013. (Photo by AFP) A London Stock Exchange employee plunged to his death on Tuesday from a balcony on the seventh floor of the […]

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Hundreds of London protesters demand justice for Grenfell victims

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Hundreds of London protesters demand justice for Grenfell victims

Hundreds of people have marched in London to demand justice for victims of the Grenfell block fire, two months after the tragic incident killed at least 80 people. The demonstrators marched silently through the streets surrounding the charred tower in West London on Monday. The protesters, some of them walking […]

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Double-decker bus smashes into store in London

August 10, 2017 10:51 am
Double-decker bus smashes into store in London

A double-decker London bus has smashed into a store building in south London causing multiple casualties, police say. The incident took place on Thursday morning, as one of London’s symbolic red buses drove into a shop in Lavender Hill. Footage from the crash showed a heavy presence of police and […]

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Two British teenagers stabbed to death in Manchester’s Moss Side and Croydon, south London

August 9, 2017 10:30 pm
Two British teenagers stabbed to death in Manchester’s Moss Side and Croydon, south London

A British teenager has been stabbed to death in Manchester’s Moss Side. Two British teenagers have been stabbed to death in Manchester’s Moss Side and Croydon, south London, in the latest spate of violent attacks in the UK, reports say. One 18-year-old man, who was not named yet, was stabbed along […]

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Protests near London over death of black man after police chase

July 29, 2017 2:54 pm
Protests near London over death of black man after police chase

A violent protest has erupted in a London suburb following the death of a black man after he was chased by police. Friday’s protest in Hackney in northeast London began peacefully, but violent clashes began after fireworks and bottles were hurled at riot police, the BBC said. Dozens of people […]

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London delivery drivers protest against rise in acid attacks

July 18, 2017 10:30 pm
London delivery drivers protest against rise in acid attacks

Motorcycle delivery drivers and motorcyclists take part in a demonstration in Parliament Square in central London on July 18, 2017, following a spate of acid attacks on July 13. (Photo by AFP) Distressed over a rise in acid attacks, some 200 delivery drivers protested in front of the British parliament, […]

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UK House of Commons to review acid attack laws

July 16, 2017 10:30 pm
UK House of Commons to review acid attack laws

First responders are seen at the site of an acid attack in London, Britain, July 13, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) The UK House of Commons is set to review recent acid attacks in the British capital and laws concerning such attacks in the country. Five acid attacks took place in […]

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London police arrest two in connection with 5 acid attacks

July 14, 2017 10:30 pm
London police arrest two in connection with 5 acid attacks

Drivers and police in the street after officers said two men on a moped had carried out a string of acid attacks on Thursday, July 13, 2017. (Photo via The Guardian) London police have arrested two people in connection with five acid attacks on Thursday night which left several people injured. […]

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1 killed, 6 hurt as car plows into group of teenagers in London

July 2, 2017 10:30 pm
1 killed, 6 hurt as car plows into group of teenagers in London

The Pixton Way in Croydon, London, where a car ran over seven teenagers killing one of them, July 1, 2017. (Photo from social media) At least one person has died and six others injured after a car plowed into a crowd of teenagers on a sidewalk in south London. Police […]

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