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Why do women pay more for a short haircut?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Women’s haircuts often cost more than men’s, even if they take less time It’s accepted as a fact of life that women pay more for their haircuts than men. But why are women who want a simple, short cut being turned away by...

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Tributes paid to BA crew killed in New Year’s Eve crash

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Dominic Fell, Rachel Clark and Joseph Finnis died on New Year’s Eve Tributes have been paid to three British Airways (BA) cabin crew who were killed in a crash near Heathrow Airport on New Year’s Eve. Dominic Fell, 23, Joseph Finnis, 25, and Rachel...

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Why are tiny houses appearing on Chiswick’s streets?

Something mysterious is happening on the streets in Chiswick. Tiny houses, no more than an inch-high, have been appearing on the roads. Nobody knows where they have come from. But BBC London suspects a secretive guerrilla gardening group known only as Abundance is behind the phenomenon, and sets out...

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The ‘elves’ helping young domestic abuse victims

Nine-year-old Dominic and his “elves” have been gathering pyjamas and other essential items for children who will be spending this Christmas in domestic violence refuges. According to the charity Refuge, about 300 children will spend the festive season away from their homes because of domestic violence. Video Journalist: Paul...

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Student protest police officer cleared of baton attack

Image caption About 10,000 people marched through London as part of the student fees protest in 2010 A police officer accused of hitting a student over the head with a baton during a protest nine years ago has been cleared of misconduct. A panel concluded on Thursday that an...

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Arsenal 1-2 Brighton: Maupay seals victory for Seagulls

Arsenal have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 11 matches in all competitions since beating Bournemouth 1-0 on 6 October Managerless Arsenal’s season plummeted to a new low as they were beaten by Brighton in interim manager Freddie Ljungberg’s first home match in charge. Alexandre Lacazette...

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Arsenal 1-2 Eintracht Frankfurt: Kamada double adds to Unai Emery woes

Before Thursday, Daichi Kamada (centre) had scored one goal in 27 appearances for Eintracht Frankfurt The pressure on Arsenal manager Unai Emery intensified as Daichi Kamada’s brilliant double earned Eintracht Frankfurt victory at the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners boss came into this Europa League match having failed to lead...

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Jose Mourinho: Ex-Man Utd boss says he won’t repeat past mistakes at Tottenham

Mourinho meets for media the the first time as Spurs manager New Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho says he will not make the same mistakes at Spurs that he did in previous managerial roles. The Portuguese replaced Mauricio Pochettino on Wednesday, ending an 11-month spell out of management following his...

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Joseph McCann: Alleged rapist ‘told victim to call him daddy’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRape accused captured on CCTV at a petrol station A 25-year-old woman was raped multiple times by an alleged serial sex attacker during a 14-hour ordeal, a court has heard. In a police interview played at the Old Bailey, she said...

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Uxbridge stabbing: Man knifed to death in council offices

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Police were called to Hillingdon Civic Centre on High Street in Uxbridge An 18-year-old man has been stabbed to death in a west London council’s central offices. The victim was stabbed in the chest in Hillingdon Civic Centre on High Street, Uxbridge, at...

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