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Big Ben's bongs fall silent amid renovations ding dong
Hundreds of people have gathered to watch Big Ben fall silent for controversial renovations that will last four years, the longest period in its 157-year history.
Lives at risk from faulty appliances, fire chiefs warn ministers
More people will die in fires caused by faulty white goods if the Government does not take urgent action, according to a letter signed by London's mayor and the London Fire Brigade.
Man held in Calais charged with escaping open prison 22 years ago
A man accused of absconding from an open prison 22 years ago has been arrested at the Eurotunnel site in Calais, France.
Fire at recycling plant in Blackburn engulfs 100 tons of plastic
A fire that ripped through a plastic recycling plant was narrowly prevented from escalating to a bigger disaster, fire services have said.
Julian Cadman: British boy confirmed as being among victims of Barcelona attack
British boy Julian Cadman was among the 13 people killed in the Barcelona terror attack, it has been announced.
General Election 2017: 6.5 million voted tactically on 8 June
This year's General Election was a "hold your nose" vote after an estimated 6.5 million people made tactical decisions, according to campaigners.
Refusing to give up seat is most annoying Tube habit, survey finds
Londoners believe refusing to give up a seat is the most annoying Tube habit by fellow passengers, according to a survey.
Beatles' handwritten Eleanor Rigby score goes on auction
The original handwritten score for the Beatles song Eleanor Rigby is to be sold alongside the grave deeds of the supposed muse.
Arthritis sufferers struggling in silence from 'invisible' condition, charity warns
More than 10 million people in the UK suffer with arthritis but the crippling condition remains largely "invisible", according to campaigners.
Ofgem threatens to fine energy distributors up to £13.9m
The UK energy regulator has said it is considering plans to cut the revenue of the UK's six major electricity distribution companies by up to £13.9m due to poor customer service.