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November 20, 2017 4:49 am gmt |
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Grigor Dimitrov claimed the biggest title of his career and sent out a huge statement of intent as the stylish Bulgarian beat David Goffin 7-5 4-6 6-3 to win the ATP Finals on Sunday (November 19). The 26-year-old recovered from losing his opening two service games to finally get the better of the wi...
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November 16, 2017 4:57 am gmt |
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Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov outclassed Belgium’s David Goffin 6-0 6-2 to race into the semi-finals of the ATP Finals on Wednesday (November 15). The world number six looked supreme as he made it two wins from two matches on his tournament debut. At one stage, a whitewash looked a distinct ...
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November 15, 2017 4:43 am gmt |
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Roger Federer marched into the semi-finals of the ATP Finals in London once again on Tuesday (November 14) but he made hard work of the task before finally prevailing 7-6(6) 5-7 6-1 in a high-quality battle of the generations with Germany’s Alexander Zverev. The 36-year-old six-time champion ma...
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November 10, 2017 5:16 am gmt |
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The chimes of Big Ben started once again on Thursday in London after three months of silence due to restoration work, just in time for Armistice Day. The bell began to chime exactly at 09:00. It chimes again this time to ensure that it strikes at exactly the right time for Armistice Day commemoration...
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November 5, 2017 12:21 pm gmt |
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Italian fashion design duo Dolce & Gabbana switched on the Christmas lights at famous department store Harrods in Knightsbridge in central London, on Thursday (November 2). The two also teamed up with the store to carefully create detailed window displays featuring different scenes from Italian l...
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October 26, 2017 3:48 am gmt |
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Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga had to battle to victory over qualifier Karen Khachanov 6-7(2), 6-4, 6-3 at the Vienna Open on Wednesday (October 25). Tsonga lost the opening set on a tie-break but, having drawn the match level at 1-1, cruised the third set to beat the 20-year-old and advance to the sec...
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October 17, 2017 9:14 am gmt |
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The sky over London turned an unusual shade of yellow on Monday (October 16) as Storm Ophelia brought dust from the Sahara and smoke from wild fires in southern Europe that filtered out certain wavelengths of sunlight. Downgraded from a hurricane overnight, Ophelia caused two deaths in Ireland on Mon...
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October 4, 2017 4:33 am gmt |
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Liquor baron Vijay Mallya was arrested in London yesterday before being released on bail for the second time this year, in a case of money laundering filed by Indian authorities through UK’s state prosecutor. The 61-year-old tycoon, who has been staying in the UK for over a year now, is accused...
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September 24, 2017 5:36 am gmt |
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Six people have been injured in Stratford, east London, in a reported acid attack. Police were called to Stratford Centre, opposite Westfield, just before 20:00 BST, following an “altercation” between two groups of males where a noxious substance was thrown. Ambulance crews treated six ma...
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September 15, 2017 11:06 am gmt |
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British police on Friday (September 15) advised people to avoid the area near Parsons Green, a west London underground station, after media reports of a blast on a train. “Officers from the Metropolitan Police Service and British Transport Police are in attendance along with the London Fire Bri...
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September 15, 2017 10:51 am gmt |
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British police said on Friday (September 15) that they were treating as “terrorist incident” reports of a blast at a west London metro station. Armed police rushed to reports of a fire on a train at Parsons Green underground station with local media reporting there had been an explosion on a packed r...
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September 15, 2017 4:21 am gmt |
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With four reports in a large box, fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya today submitted his response to the Indian authorities in the extradition case filed against him in London. Mr Mallya’s counsel said the second part of the evidence from their side, which would comprise another two reports, wil...
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September 10, 2017 8:58 am gmt |
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Thousands of protesters took to streets in an anti-Brexit march in London on Saturday (September 9), days before British parliament’s second reading on EU withdrawal bill next week. The crowds gathered at Hyde Park Corner waving British and European Union’s flags, before setting off to We...
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September 1, 2017 11:17 am gmt |
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An exhibition showcasing the personal collection of the film and fashion legend Audrey Hepburn launched in Hong Kong on Friday (September 1) ahead of an auction in London. A selection of Hepburn’s personal items including her script for “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”, her jewellery ...
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August 21, 2017 12:29 pm gmt |
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The ‘Big Ben’ bell in the British parliament’s famous clock tower struck a final chord on Monday (August 21), before falling silent to allow renovation works to be carried out for the next four years. Home to parliament, the Palace of Westminster on the bank of the River Thames, is ...
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July 14, 2017 9:45 am gmt |
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Five acid attacks took place in London late on Thursday night (July 13), local media reported. Footage from the location of one of the incidents in the borough of Hackney showed a stationary moped by a police cordon. According to reports, the attacks began at 22.25 local time (21.25 GMT) when two men...
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March 26, 2017 12:38 pm gmt |
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Tens of thousands of pro-European Union protesters marched through central London to parliament on Saturday (March 25), as the clock ticks toward the triggering of Article 50. British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to file formal exit papers from the bloc on Wednesday (March 29). Protesters waved ...
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January 1, 2017 6:31 am gmt |
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The UK has marked the start of 2017 with a spectacular firework display and a declaration that “London is open”. Tens of thousands gathered on the banks of the Thames to watch the display immediately after Big Ben sounded its midnight chimes. New Year events across the UK went ahead under...
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September 28, 2016 9:11 am gmt |
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It’s said to be the largest blue topaz gemstone ever mined and glitters a vivid electric blue in the light. Now it will be shown off to the world after three decades kept hidden away in a vault. The Ostro stone is an oval 9,381 carat blue topaz, equivalent in weight to two kilos or […]...