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Sadiq Khan accused of ‘greenwashing’ policies with new podcast launch

Tunnelling work on the £2bn Silvertown tunnel under the Thames began earlier this month

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Man dies after ‘getting into difficulty’ in Grand Union canal

The man was pulled from the canal in West Drayton late on Monday

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How to get a place in the London Marathon 2023

Thousands of people will run 26.2 miles through the streets of London this weekend

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How to get around London during train strikes on October 1, 5 and 8

London Overground will be participating in the strikes

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International Day of the Girl 2022: Festival of the Girl London event

The United Nations established the day “to recognise girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world”

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New picture may help solve 45-year-old mystery of woman in Thames

Missing person’s charity Locate International worked with artist Hew Morrison to create the image from photographs taken at the scene

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Natural History Museum helps Ukrainian scientists save historic murals

The researchers joined forces to establish the cause of damage to the famous medieval murals in Saint Sophia Cathedral, a Unesco World Heritage Site.
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Londoners urged to get flu & Covid jabs before ‘unpredictable’ winter

Health officials say immunity to flu is low in the population

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Met chief: I’ll root out the racists and misogynists in our ranks

Sir Mark Rowley hopes to bring the force out of special measures in 12 to 18 months

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No excuse for not having enough women working in tech, says Apple CEO

Tim Cook said that there needs to be a fundamental shift in the number of people that are taking courses in computer science and programming

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Museum of Homelessness gets permanent home in Finsbury Park

Haringey Council has helped the group secure an existing venue

Crime

Speeding fines soar in capital as police drop limit ‘by stealth’

Police change the calculation of what speed a driver is considered over the limit

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Pay what you can afford to see Lucian Freud picture of the Queen

The first major exhibition of Lucian Freud’s work in 10 years will include that painting of Queen Elizabeth II

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Full list of routes set to be hit in latest London bus strike

Routes across north London are set to be affected by the ‘all out’ strike

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Chris Kaba: Inside story of shooting that shocked London

The killing of the 24-year-old unarmed rapper by a police marksman in Streatham has sparked calls for justice from angry protesters and has left his grieving family distraught. Here, the Standard investigates the events leading up to his death that has left many in the capital demanding urgent answers

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St Paul’s to host first sermon in sign language

It is described as ‘a significant moment’ for the Church

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Woolwich Ferry workers vote for strike action over pay dispute

Representatives will meet next week to discuss strike dates

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West Kensington: Person dies after fire breaks out destroying flat

London Fire Brigade was called to the scene in North End Road shortly before 3pm on Thursday

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London councils call for emergency funding boost over cost of living

Boroughs warn of potential £700m shortfall without funding uplift ahead of ‘mini budget’

Crime

‘Men on mopeds armed with a machete tried to steal my £70,000 watch’

Police are warning Londoners to be vigilant at transport hubs and densely-packed streets