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Astonishing aerial footage shows bumper to bumper traffic as LA travellers set off for Thanksgiving

Astonishing aerial footage shows an enormous traffic jam as Los Angeles travellers set off for Thanksgiving.

Sadiq Khan blasts Philip Hammond's UK Budget 2017 as 'most anti-London' in a generation

Sadiq Khan has blasted Philip Hammond's budget as "the most anti-London in a generation".

Hammond's bittersweet Budget: growth forecast SLASHED - but boost for first time buyers with cut to stamp duty


GDP growth forecast slashed +++ Borrowing to be nearly £50bn this year +++ Stamp duty slashed for first time buyers +++ Shake-up of Universal Credit

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Zimbabwe latest: Incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa reveals plots to kill him during first public appearance


Zimbabwe's incoming leader revealed recent plots to kill him as he addressed huge crowds outside the ruling party's headquarters.


Glowing Duchess of Cambridge shows off blossoming baby bump at Aston Villa football club

A grinning Duchess of Cambridge showed off her blossoming baby bump as she accompanied her husband on a visit to the Aston Villa football club.


Grenfell survivors fear 'regeneration' will price them out of the area following £28m Budget announcement

Grenfell Tower survivors fear they may be be priced out of the local area after a "regeneration" of the neighbourhood takes place as part of a £28 million cash injection announced in the Budget.


Elizabeth line: Row erupts over Crossrail workers' pay as staff to ballot for strike action

Crossrail project workers are to be balloted for industrial action in a row over pay.


Ratko Mladic verdict: Army chief guilty of genocide in Srebrenica and crimes against humanity in Bosnian war

Ratko Mladic, chief of the Bosnian Serb army during the Bosnian war of 1992 to 1995, has been found guilty of genocide in Srebrenica in July 1995 and crimes against humanity.

Australian Catholic school forced to censor 'inappropriate' statue of saint feeding bread to child


A Catholic school in Australia was forced to cover its new statue after 'inappropriate' photos of it went viral on social media.


Heat signature found in search for missing Argentine submarine

A large heat signal has been found in the desperate search for an Argentine navy submarine that went missing in the South Atlantic, according to reports.

Pictured: two young men stabbed to death in London within hours of each other

The number of teenagers slain in the capital is now double the figure of 12 in the whole of last year

Brave bystander tackles London moped mugger moments after he snatched woman's bag

This is the moment a bystander tackles a suspected moped mugger moments after he snatched a handbag from a woman in North London.


Zimbabwe latest news live: Developments as Emmerson Mnangagwa makes first appearance after Robert Mugabe's resignation

Zimbabwe's recently fired vice president has returned to the country to be sworn in as leader after a week of turmoil saw the military swoop into the capital and oust Robert Mugabe.


'Money is gone now': Robert Mugabe's extravagant son teased as he posts tribute photo to former President father

Robert Mugabe's flamboyant son has been teased for posting a tribute picture of his father online after he was forced to resign as president of Zimbabwe.

Philip Hammond under pressure to deliver 'spectacular' Budget after 'worst build-up in history'

Chancellor's job said to be on the line if he fails to deliver in today's speech after showdown with the Prime Minister


Budget 2017 UK live: Predictions and updates as Chancellor Philip Hammond delivers make or break Autumn financial statement

Chancellor Philip Hammond will today reveal how the Government will spend the 2017 Budget.


Uber concealed cyberattack that affected 57 million customers and drivers

Uber has admitted concealing a cyber-attack that affected 57 million customers and drivers in 2016.


London weather forecast: Warnings in place with 50mph winds set to batter capital

London is set to be battered by strong winds after forecasters issued a weather warning for the capital.

Tuesday, Nov 21

Robert Mugabe resigns as president days after Zimbabwe coup

Robert Mugabe has resigned as the president of Zimbabwe days after a coup swept the country.

Mother punched amid fears of Peppa Pig fans being crushed at 'shambolic' Hamley's Christmas toy parade

A middle-aged mother was rushed to hospital after being knocked to the ground in a punch-up with a woman at the Hamleys Christmas toy parade.

Zimbabwe latest: Robert Mugabe finally resigns as President - as it happened

Robert Mugabe has bowed to the inevitable and resigned as President of Zimbabwe.

Hampstead fire: Woman is killed as huge blaze rips through north London block of flats

A woman has died after a huge blaze tore through a block of flats in north London.

Monday, Nov 20

Teenagers plead guilty to 'reckless' and 'stupid' train surfing stunt after uploading film to YouTube

Two teenagers have pleaded guilty to a "reckless" train surfing stunt that was filmed and uploaded onto YouTube.

Zimbabwe latest news live: Will President Robert Mugabe resign or be impeached? Developments here...

A major push is underway in Zimbabwe to oust President Robert Mugabe, who faces impeachment and more street demonstrations as he ignores calls to resign.

All-night service to begin on London Overground from December 15

East London's night-time economy is set for a festive surge when London Overground launches a round-the-clock weekend service ahead of Christmas, it was revealed today.

Charles Manson dead: killer cult leader dies of natural causes aged 83 a week after being rushed to hospital

Cult leader Charles Manson, whose followers killed actress Sharon Tate and six others in 1969, has died aged 83.

Sunday, Nov 19

Waddesdon air crash: Three Britons and one Vietnamese man killed in mid-air collision between plane and helicopter

Three Britons and one Vietnamese national were killed in a mid-air collision between a helicopter and plane in Buckinghamshire, police said.

Philip Hammond says 'there are no unemployed people' ahead of Budget

Philip Hammond has been widely criticised for claiming "there are no unemployed people" during a Sunday morning television interview.

Aled Jones axed by BBC over 'inappropriate behaviour' claims as Songs of Praise star apologises for 'juvenile' behaviour in past

Songs of Praise star Aled Jones will not appear on the BBC while the corporation investigates allegations of inappropriate behaviour.

Film director slams police for refusing to fetch stolen phone from moped crooks after he finds it using app

A film director has criticised police for failing to tackle moped crooks who stole his phone - despite telling them exactly where it was using a mobile app.

Saturday, Nov 18

Daniel Hegarty: Tributes paid to British motorcyclist killed in tragic accident during Macau Grand Prix


The partner of British motorcycling star Daniel Hegarty who died after an accident in the Macua Motorcycle Grand Prix has paid tribute to him as "the love of her life".

Donald Trump backtracks on elephant 'trophy' imports following outrage

President Donald Trump has backtracked on his decision to allow big game hunters to import slain elephants' heads as trophies.

'Tube crush' website featuring photos of 'attractive' men on London Underground sparks privacy row

A "Tube crush" website where passengers secretly capture and rate photos of men they find "attractive" while riding the London Underground has sparked a privacy row.

Friday, Nov 17

Plane and helicopter crash: Mid-air collision in Buckinghamshire that left four dead - as it happened

Four people have died after a plane and a helicopter crashed in mid-air and plummeted to the ground close to a village in Buckinghamshire.

Gaia Pope's father asks for 'big hug' from his daughter as he breaks down in tears in emotional appearance on Good Morning Britain

The father of missing teenager Gaia Pope broke down in tears today as he made an emotional public plea to find his daughter.

Family move from south London to tropical paradise of Bali - where they live comfortably on just £1,000 a month

For many young London parents, the start of the day involves rushing their children to school after frantically putting breakfast on the table.

Grenfell Tower survivors reduced to tears as they are reunited with treasured belongings from former home

A painstaking recovery process to salvage more than 200,000 personal possessions from Grenfell Tower's wreckage has reduced survivors to tears.