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Why do women pay more for a short haircut?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Women’s haircuts often cost more than men’s, even if they take less time It’s accepted as a fact of life that women pay more for their haircuts than men. But why are women who want a simple, short cut being turned away by...

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Tributes paid to BA crew killed in New Year’s Eve crash

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Dominic Fell, Rachel Clark and Joseph Finnis died on New Year’s Eve Tributes have been paid to three British Airways (BA) cabin crew who were killed in a crash near Heathrow Airport on New Year’s Eve. Dominic Fell, 23, Joseph Finnis, 25, and Rachel...

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Why are tiny houses appearing on Chiswick’s streets?

Something mysterious is happening on the streets in Chiswick. Tiny houses, no more than an inch-high, have been appearing on the roads. Nobody knows where they have come from. But BBC London suspects a secretive guerrilla gardening group known only as Abundance is behind the phenomenon, and sets out...

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London stabbings: Two dead and two injured

Image copyright Twitter/@Just_Me_05 Image caption Police were called to Bromley Road at about 19:15 GMT on Thursday Two men have been stabbed to death and two others injured in separate attacks across London. A man in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene in Bromley Road, Walthamstow, at...

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Student protest police officer cleared of baton attack

Image caption About 10,000 people marched through London as part of the student fees protest in 2010 A police officer accused of hitting a student over the head with a baton during a protest nine years ago has been cleared of misconduct. A panel concluded on Thursday that an...

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Oval Four: Men have convictions quashed in corrupt detective case

Image copyright Winston Trew Image caption Winston Trew said his life fell apart after he served eight months in prison Three men who were jailed nearly 50 years ago on the evidence of a corrupt police officer have had their convictions quashed. Winston Trew, Sterling Christie, George Griffiths and...

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Arsenal v Eintracht Frankfurt: Granit Xhaka returns after five-game absence

Unai Emery has hinted that former captain Granit Xhaka is in line to return to the squad against Frankfurt BBC coverage How to follow: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website Midfielder Granit Xhaka will make his first Arsenal appearance since October after being named in the starting...

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Jose Mourinho: Ex-Man Utd boss says he won’t repeat past mistakes at Tottenham

‘Humble’ Mourinho on making mistakes, feeling relaxed & being ready New Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho says he will not make the same mistakes at Spurs that he did in previous managerial roles. The Portuguese replaced Mauricio Pochettino on Wednesday, ending an 11-month spell out of management following his sacking...

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Man arrested at Heathrow Airport over terrorism offences

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The 26-year-old man was arrested at Heathrow Airport A man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences at Heathrow Airport. He had just arrived on a flight from Turkey before his arrest, which police described as “Syria-related”. The 26-year-old is being held...

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Jodie Chesney murder: Svenson Ong-a-Kwie and 17-year-old boy guilty

Image caption Jodie Chesney was weeks away from completing her Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award when she was stabbed to death Two teenagers have been found guilty of murdering 17-year-old Jodie Chesney in a park in east London. Jodie was stabbed in the back in a case of mistaken...

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