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TfL announces ‘urgent review’ of London minicab drivers

Image caption Minicab drivers must sit mandatory exams to get a licence from Transport for London Transport for London has announced an “urgent review” after the BBC found thousands of London minicab drivers may be working fraudulently. Drivers must sit mandatory exams at TfL centres or authorised private schools...

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QPR criticise Fifa and Uefa over response to alleged racist abuse of Under-18s players

Lee Hoos has been Queens Park Rangers chief executive since 2015 QPR chief executive Lee Hoos says allegations of racist abuse against his club’s players have been “swept under the carpet” by Uefa and Fifa. Hoos says the Championship club are still awaiting a decision 10 weeks after their...

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Ealing Abbey: Paedophile priests acted ‘like the mafia’

Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption Laurence Soper was jailed for 18 years for abusing boys at St Benedict’s A group of paedophile priests behaved “like the mafia”, abusing dozens of young boys at a west London school over a 50 year period, a report says. St Benedict’s School,...

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Extinction Rebellion protesters dragged from Tube train roof

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOne eyewitness captured the moment a climate protester was dragged from top of Tube train Commuters have dragged climate change protesters from the roof of a London Underground train. Extinction Rebellion activists climbed on to trains at Stratford, Canning Town and...

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Extinction Rebellion: Flight delayed as activists vow to ‘shut down’ airport

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionExtinction Rebellion protester delays flight An Extinction Rebellion activist had to be taken off a flight at London City Airport, as part of ongoing protests. BBC Newsnight’s Nicholas Watt said his flight was about to take off when a protester refused...

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