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Amsterdam is setting aside farmland for self-build homes, Berlin is capping rent and Vienna is making social housing available to those on higher incomes. While London Mayor Sadiq Khan hopes to put a rent cap on the capital, what else can officials learn from working housing policies across Europe? blocked drains richmond hill Source link

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Josh Shaw has now taken 20 wickets in his last four Championship matches. Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood (day one): Middlesex 172: Malan 28; Shaw 4-33, Higgins 3-52 Gloucestershire 59-2: Dent 27*; Roland-Jones 2-15 Middlesex 0 pts, Gloucestershire 3 pts Scorecard Josh Shaw took three prize scalps as Gloucestershire triggered a […]

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Image copyright Google Image caption The victim was found with gunshot wounds in Harrow Road, Wembley A man in his 30s has been shot dead in north-west London. The victim was found with gunshot wounds in Harrow Road, Wembley, at about 20:00 BST on Friday. He was taken to hospital but pronounced dead a short […]

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Gay’s The Word bookshop opened in January 1979 and has been an important part of London’s LGBTQ+ culture ever since. Early pride events were organised from there and many gay and lesbian groups met there. This year marks 40 years since the shop opened and despite political, social and technological change, it is still going […]

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Image copyright Google Image caption The 86-year-old woman was struck on Upper Richmond Road in Wandsworth An elderly woman has died after she was hit by a bus in south-west London. The 86-year-old woman was struck on Upper Richmond Road in Wandsworth at about 19:45 BST. She was taken to hospital by paramedics but died […]

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Image copyright PA Media Image caption The woman was found with stab wounds at a property in Raymead Avenue A woman who was about eight months pregnant has been stabbed to death in south London. The woman, 26, was found with stab wounds at a home in Raymead Avenue, Thornton Heath, Croydon, at 03:30 BST […]

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London’s mayor and several councils have called for a new system to be introduced for anyone wishing to offer short-term lets for visitors to the city. Landlords cannot legally rent out their homes in the capital for more than 90 nights a year under strict regulations, but a BBC investigation found some landlords were being […]

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Image copyright @hansmollman Image caption The advert was due to run for two weeks Transport for London has apologised for a Tube advert that appeared to joke about sexual assault. TfL said the posters for ride-hailing app Kapten had been approved in error and would now be removed. The poster reads: “When you recognise your […]

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Will Rhodes’ 51 featured nine boundaries County Championship Division One, Kia Oval, London (day one): Surrey 194: Stoneman 33; Lester 4-41, Miles 3-58 Warwickshire 89-1: Rhodes 51 Warwickshire (3 pts) trail Surrey (0 pts) by 105 runs Scorecard Warwickshire dominated Surrey on day one at The Oval before bad light ended play with 15 overs […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGreenpeace activist says Mark Field actions ‘over the top’ Mark Field has been suspended as a Foreign Office minister after grabbing a female Greenpeace activist at a black-tie City dinner. The MP has apologised for confronting Janet Barker and marching her away as protesters interrupted a speech […]

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