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‘London throat’: Toxic brake dust could cause condition, scientists say

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Scientists say metal brake dust particles might be contributing to illnesses like pneumonia and bronchitis Dust from worn-out brake pads could have the same harmful impact as diesel emissions, according to scientists. Tests carried out by King’s College, London, show metallic abrasion...

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Seventeen arrested in human trafficking raids in London

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Scotland Yard raided 16 addresses across east London on Thursday morning Seventeen people have been arrested in early morning raids across east London in an international human trafficking investigation. Officers went to 16 addresses after working with Romanian police, who simultaneously raided four...

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Extinction Rebellion protesters target London Underground

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOne eyewitness captured the moment a climate protester was dragged from top of Tube train (ITV Footage) London Underground lines have been partially suspended as climate change protesters climbed on top of trains. The Jubilee Line and Docklands Light Railway were...

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