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Natural History Museum will showcase ‘fantastic beasts’

Image copyright NHM/Jeff Spicer/Getty Image caption The Erumpent, a rhino-like animal, appears in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them It’s one of the more remarkable specimens taken into London’s Natural History Museum. It’s certainly one of the most “fantastic”. The horn comes from an Erumpent, a fictional beast...

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New Year’s Eve: Revellers across the UK usher in 2020

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch how London celebrated the start of 2020 Revellers across the UK have rung in the start of a new decade, with fireworks displays in London, Edinburgh and other major cities. In London, some 12,000 fireworks lit up the capital’s skyline....

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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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Man City manager expects ‘quick’ decision on Mikel Arteta after holding Arsenal talks

Arteta is “an incredible person, a good manager, that’s why he has done well with us” – Guardiola Pep Guardiola expects a quick decision on whether Mikel Arteta will become Arsenal’s new manager and says he cannot make an argument for the former Gunner not taking the job. Manchester...

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Preston North End 2-1 Fulham: David Nugent helps 10-man Lilywhites to victory

David Nugent scored his first goal for Preston since their 4-0 win against Coventry in April 2007 Preston North End ended a run of four consecutive Championship defeats as they beat Fulham in a game which saw both sides reduced to 10 men. Sean Maguire put the hosts ahead...

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Crystal Palace 1-0 Bournemouth: Jeffrey Schlupp hits winner as 10-man hosts go fifth

The goal was Schlupp’s second in as many games after scoring against Burnley Jeffrey Schlupp struck in the second half as 10-man Crystal Palace beat Bournemouth to move up to fifth in the Premier League. The hosts lost Mamadou Sakho early in the first half when he was sent...

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Tottenham 4-2 Olympiakos: Spurs fight back in Jose Mourinho home debut

Harry Kane has scored 20 Champions League goals in 24 games. No player has ever reached that landmark quicker. The previous record was by Alessandro del Piero, who took 26 games Jose Mourinho made a dramatic entrance at his new home as Tottenham came from two goals down to...

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Jose Mourinho in talks to replace Mauricio Pochettino as Tottenham boss

Mourinho has been out of work since being sacked by Manchester United Former Manchester United and Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is in talks to replace Mauricio Pochettino as Tottenham manager. Pochettino, 47, was sacked as Spurs boss on Tuesday after five years in charge of the north London club....

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HS2 should happen despite rising cost, says review

Image copyright Getty Images A draft copy of a review into the HS2 high-speed railway linking London and the North of England says it should be built, despite its rising cost. The government-commissioned review, launched in August, will not be published until after the election. It says the project...

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Grenfell Tower: Jacob Rees-Mogg criticised for ‘insulting’ comments

Image copyright LBC Image caption Jacob Rees-Mogg later said he “profoundly apologised” Jacob Rees-Mogg has been criticised for saying it would have been “common sense” to flee the Grenfell Tower fire, ignoring fire brigade advice. The Leader of the House of Commons was appearing on a radio phone-in on...

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