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Conor Gilsenan: London Irish flanker retires because of injury, at 27

Conor Gilsenan’s final game came in a Challenge Cup win against Bayonne in November London Irish flanker Conor Gilsenan has retired from the sport through injury. The Irishman, 27, made more than 70 appearances for the Premiership club after joining from Leinster in 2014. Gilsenan played five times for...

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Robert Milligan: Slave trader statue removed from outside London museum

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe statue of Robert Milligan was removed by the Canal and River Trust to “recognise the wishes of the community” A statue of noted slaveholder Robert Milligan has been removed from outside the Museum of London Docklands. Sadiq Khan earlier announced...

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Coronavirus: London key workers to star on cover of British Vogue

Image copyright Jamie Hawkesworth Three front-line workers from London will star on the cover of British Vogue next month. A London Overground train driver, an east London midwife and a King’s Cross supermarket worker will all feature on July’s front page. Photographer Jamie Hawkesworth captured the trio of women...

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Coronavirus: 13-year-old boy dies, says London hospital trust

Image copyright Getty Images A 13-year-old boy who tested positive for coronavirus has died, King’s College Hospital Trust in London said. A spokesman for the trust said the boy’s death had been referred to the coroner but gave no further details. It comes as the biggest daily increase in...

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Grenfell Tower fire: Andy Roe appointed new London Fire Brigade (LFB) boss

Image copyright LFB Image caption A former British Army officer, Andy Roe has been at LFB since 2002 London’s new fire commissioner has been announced after the brigade’s current chief stood down over criticisms of how it responded to the Grenfell fire. Andy Roe takes over from Dany Cotton...

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