Two Northern Irishmen to be extradited over Vietnamese truck deaths
Friday, 12 June 2020 Two Northern Irishmen are set to be extradited to Britain to face manslaughter charges over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people found in the back of a truck near London last year, Ireland's courts heard on Friday.
Pantomime dames, actors and creative industry workers have taken part in aprotest to highlight the plight of the theatre sector amid the coronaviruspandemic. Demonstrators marched to Parliament Square in central London tohighlight the impact that the cancellation of the pantomime season will haveon theatres and their employees.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer pay tribute toMetropolitan Police sergeant Matiu Ratana, who died after being shot at apolice station in Croydon, south London on Friday.
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A statue of the character Harry Potter, based on the JK Rowling novels, hasbeen unveiled in London’s Leicester Square. The monument depicts the famousyoung wizard playing Quidditch, a scene from the first film and book - HarryPotter And The Philosopher's Stone. It is situated on the north side of thesquare, just a few steps away from where the first film premiered in 2001.
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Some of the nation’s landmark red postboxes have been painted black to honourblack Britons past and present, including Sir Lenny Henry and nursing pioneerMary Seacole. Royal Mail said four postboxes – in London, Glasgow, Cardiff andBelfast – have been painted black with gold trim as part of Black HistoryMonth in October.
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Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho speaks with the media after his side's win onpenalties over Chelsea in the Carabao Cup, and on his player Eric Dier's callof nature in the second half. Spurs were restricted to 10 men as Dier made atoilet stop, but after the match ended 1-1 the north London club won 5-4 onpenalties. Mourinho also played down an apparent sideline spat with Chelseaboss Frank Lampard.
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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden warned the United Kingdom that it must honour the Northern Irish peace deal as it extracts itself from the European Union or there would be no U.S. trade deal. Adam Reed reports.
Irish foreign minister Simon Coveney said on Sunday (September 13) that Britain's plan to pass legislation that breaks its divorce treaty with the European Union is damaging the UK's reputation "in a very serious way."