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Harry Kane: Tottenham striker will undergo surgery on hamstring and is out until April

Kane is irreplaceable – Mourinho Tottenham striker Harry Kane has been ruled out until April after the club said he needs surgery on a hamstring injury. Kane, 26, suffered the injury during Tottenham’s defeat at Southampton on New Year’s Day. No timescale was originally given on the England captain’s...

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Calum Chambers: Arsenal centre-back out for up to nine months with ruptured ACL

Chambers scored one goal in 14 Premier League appearances this season Arsenal have confirmed defender Calum Chambers ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament of his left knee in Sunday’s defeat by Chelsea. Chambers, 24, had successful surgery on Thursday and is expected to be out for action for six to...

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Crystal Palace 2-1 West Ham: Jordan Ayew nets brilliant late winner to beat Hammers

Ayew’s goal was his second late winner against West Ham this season Jordan Ayew’s sensational 90th-minute winner will “live long in the memory”, says manager Roy Hodgson after his Crystal Palace side came from behind to beat West Ham at Selhurst Park. Ayew danced through the Hammers defence on...

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Ex-MP Zac Goldsmith stays as environment minister

Image copyright PA Media The former Conservative candidate for London mayor Zac Goldsmith has been given a seat in the House of Lords. He lost his Richmond Park seat to the Liberal Democrats in the general election. He will stay in his ministerial role at the Department for Environment,...

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Mohammed Shah murder: Woods in Buckinghamshire searched

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Mohammed Shar Subhani’s first child is due imminently, police say Detectives investigating the disappearance and murder of a man from London have been searching woods in Buckinghamshire. Mohammed Shah has not been since since failing to return to his home in Hounslow on...

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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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Grenfell: Man who claimed to be squatter jailed

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Alvin Thompson requested to be diagnosed with PTSD A man who pretended he was a Grenfell Tower squatter and claimed to have helped survivors escape the fire has been jailed for five and a half years. Alvin Thompson convinced Kensington and Chelsea Council...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber tackles West End ticket touts

Image copyright Getty Andrew Lloyd Webber has announced he is to join forces with ticket resellers Twickets in a bid to beat touts. The theatrical grandee, whose LW playhouses include The London Palladium and the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, hopes the move will bring consumer-friendly ticket resale to the...

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Seventeen arrested in human trafficking raids in London

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Scotland Yard raided 16 addresses across east London on Thursday morning Seventeen people have been arrested in early morning raids across east London in an international human trafficking investigation. Officers went to 16 addresses after working with Romanian police, who simultaneously raided four...

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London Piccadilly Theatre ceiling collapses on audience

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionActor Wendell Pierce apologised for the roof collapse Several people were injured when parts of a ceiling collapsed during a Piccadilly Theatre show in London’s West End. The venue in Denman Street was packed on Wednesday for a performance of the...

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