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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Nearly three-quarters of respondents said they support the recent Black Lives Matter protests Two-thirds of black and minority ethnic people feel there is bias against them within police forces, a survey has found. Four out of five respondents of black and Bangladeshi heritage felt there was bias, and about […]

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Image copyright PA Media Image caption Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire saw flooding overnight Warnings of severe thunderstorms are in place across much of the UK after some areas saw the longest stretch of high temperatures since the 1960s. An amber storm warning has been issued for most of Wales, the West Midlands and parts of the […]

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Image copyright Reuters It is 10 years since the first bikes belonging to London’s cycle scheme were peddled on to the streets of the capital. A decade on, BBC News takes a closer look behind the handlebars. The scheme’s origins Image copyright Getty Images While the cycles are known by many as Boris Bikes, it […]

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David Moyes took over at West Ham with the club 17th in the Premier League, one point above the relegation zone West Ham boss David Moyes expects a chance to “improve a great club with big ambitions” after keeping them in the Premier League for a second time. The Hammers secured safety with a 1-1 […]

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Image copyright Andrew Morris/PA Media; Getty Images Image caption Haile Selassie was Ethiopia’s last emperor A statue of former Ethiopian leader Haile Selassie has been destroyed in a park in Wimbledon, south-west London. Police are investigating the incident, which took place in Cannizaro Park on Tuesday evening. The damage to the bust was carried out […]

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Image caption General manager Diana Nabagereka says reducing the 2m social distancing rule will be vital for restaurants reopening in Brixton Village As the prime minister announced that pubs and restaurants in England can reopen from 4 July, we went to see how one neighbourhood might emerge from the coronavirus lockdown. Brixton appears almost normal. […]

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A statue of Sir Winston Churchill targeted during anti-racism protests has been uncovered for a visit by the French president this week. The statue in Parliament Square, Westminster, was covered for protection following the protests earlier in June. Nearby statues to Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi will stay hidden behind protective screens. Emmanuel Macron will […]

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