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Residents asked to foot £2m bill to replace Grenfell-like cladding

Croydon leaseholders face the bill to replace cladding similar to that used on Grenfell Tower.

John Worboys victim launches legal challenge over release

A crowdfund is set up to cover the costs of a court battle to stop the rapist being freed from jail.

'Landmark' deal for 25,000 London bus drivers

Under the scheme, bus drivers will remain on the same pay grade if they move to another company.

Celine Dookhran murder accused 'obsessed' with victim

A builder planned for weeks to abduct two women and dump their bodies in a freezer, a court hears.

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North Korea crisis: South to continue talks with 'clear eyes'

This comes amid warnings Pyongyang might be playing for time to continue its nuclear arms activity.

Guinea healer held over faking hundreds of pregnancies

The healer gave women leaves and herbs that made their stomachs swell up and told them not to see a doctor.

Facebook selfie showing murder weapon helps convict killer

Police discovered the weapon used to murder a Canadian teen in a photo she took with her friend.

US shutdown looms amid immigration feud

Congress bickers ahead of a Friday deadline to pass a temporary measure funding federal agencies.