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Chelsea transfer ban reduced after appeal to Court of Arbitration for Sport

Chelsea can sign players in January after having their Fifa transfer ban reduced following an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The Premier League side were given a two-window ban by Fifa in February for breaching rules on signing young players. Cas halved the ban to one...

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Unai Emery: Arsenal sack boss after 18 months in charge

Arsenal are not in a ‘good moment’ – Unai Emery Unai Emery has been sacked as Arsenal manager after 18 months in charge. The Spaniard, who previously led Paris St-Germain to the French league title and won three Europa Leagues with Sevilla, was appointed Gunners boss in May 2018,...

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Rapman on Blue Story: ‘Kids in gangs aren’t spawns of Satan’

Image copyright Getty Images “I couldn’t focus on schoolwork because I was focused on surviving.” Rapman is talking about his childhood growing up in South London ahead of the release of his debut film, Blue Story – a tale of friendship, love and postcode wars. It follows the life...

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Stratford stabbing: Family of stabbed boy speak of loss

The family of a 15-year-old who was stabbed to death in east London have said he was a talented and loving boy. Baptista Adjei, from North Woolwich, was killed on Stratford Broadway on his way home from school in October. A 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder. electrical...

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‘I think I inherited my loneliness’

Image copyright Angel Kissi Image caption Angel Kissi says she has struggled with loneliness since she was a child Do we inherit loneliness from our parents in the same way we inherit our hair and eye colour? Two women explain how loneliness has played a part in their lives...

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Orpington crash: One dead and 15 hurt as buses and car collide

Image copyright @photoSheik Image caption Police remained at the scene of the fatal crash in Orpington on Friday morning One person has died and 15 others have been hurt in a crash between two buses and a car in south-east London. The crash occurred on Sevenoaks Road in Orpington...

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Universal credit: MPs call for action on women driven to ‘survival sex’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Women say being left short of money by universal credit is forcing them to make desperate decisions Evidence that women are being driven to sex work because of problems with universal credit must lead to government action, MPs have said. A number of...

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Swapping gang life for walking boots

A Londoner who was a former victim of gun crime says taking up walking as a hobby helped him escape a life of gang violence. Dwayne Fields believes it helped turn his life around and hopes sharing his experiences with young people might help them too. 24 hour electrician...

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Stratford stabbing: Teenager killed outside shopping centre

Image copyright PA Media Image caption The boy died on Stratford Broadway on Thursday afternoon A teenager has been stabbed to death near Stratford Shopping Centre. Officers found the 15-year-old boy suffering from stab wounds on Stratford Broadway in east London shortly after 15:20 BST on Thursday. Police believe...

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