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London loneliness: Hackney Brocals help men find friends Hackney Brocals was set up with the aim to tackle male isolation across the capital through regular meet ups and trips. Video by Gem O'Reilly. Share this with. Copy this link. These are external links and will open in a new window.

Police arrest climate change protesters on London's Oxford Circus - video A young climate change activist who had superglued his hands to the mast of the pink boat occupying London's Oxford Circus was removed and arrested on Friday as part of police efforts to stop the blockade and remove the boat from the street.

Delivery driver 'may have carried out six sexual assaults' Six sexual assaults against women and a 14-year-old girl are thought to have been carried out by a delivery driver on a moped, the Met police has said. Between 3 March and 18 April, six people were assaulted late at night in the Hornsey, Crouch End and Stroud Green areas of Haringey in London.

Tennis: GB ready for Kazakhstan Fed Cup test Old wounds came to the surface at the Copper Box on Friday to give an unexpected edge to Great Britain’s Fed Cup play-off against Kazakhstan this weekend.

Super League enjoys record round crowds with 79,173 fans across six games Super League clubs have set a new attendance record for a single round of games over Thursday and Good Friday, with 79,173 fans across the six games. The biggest individual crowd of the round went to Wigan and St Helens, which attracted 22,050 supporters.

Cricket: Middlesex leave mark on Essex Middlesex opened their Royal London One-day Cup campaign with an exciting 38-run victory over Essex at Chelmsford.

Extinction Rebellion reports hundreds of people signing up Extinction Rebellion activists reported an influx of supporters on Friday, as the Easter holiday, balmy weather and promises of support from school strike leader Greta Thunberg injected new momentum into the weeklong climate protest.

One-Day Cup: Nathan Sowter spins Middlesex to victory over Essex Essex opener Varun Chopra:. "It was not our best performance. It was pretty poor in the first 15 overs and with the bat we were doing already up until about 35 overs and we were right in there but then we just fell away. "I am obviously disappointed to be on the losing side after scoring a century but that is cricket.

London protests: Police clear areas of central London as Extinction Rebellion stage Heathrow demonstration Police have cleared climate activists from part of the Oxford Circus demonstration as the Extinction Rebellion protests entered their fifth day. London's busiest shopping street remained blocked despite although police manage to move the pink boat which had been used to block the junction with Regent Street.

Embleton hails support of Orient fans after victory over Harrogate A crowd of 6,665 watched Justin Edinburgh’s team take another big step towards winning the National League title.

Extinction Rebellion latest: Police remove pink boat from Oxford Circus Police have removed Extinction Rebellion protesters from Oxford Circus after they blockaded the busy junction for five days. Their pink boat was towed away on Friday afternoon, several hours after Dame Emma Thompson used it as a stage to rally protesters.

Neal and Meg Sussman, Wayne and Gillian Phillips: A clarification An article published on 29 March said that Wayne and Gillian Phillips and Neal and Meg Sussman were suing their 80-year-old neighbour in Hampstead over claims that trees in her garden had damaged their flats.

Boy, 16, shot outside Tasty Chicken shop in Tooting He is in hospital with serious injuries following the shooting in Tooting, south London, on Thursday night.

Extinction Rebellion may be our last chance Letters: Guardian readers on the past week of protests, what global finance can do to save us from climate change, and other environmental matters.

Coulson and Harrold head O's to another crucial win in the battle for the title Leyton Orient took another big step towards the National League title with a hard-fought win at home to Harrogate Town this afternoon with Josh Coulson and Matt Harrold on target.

Extinction Rebellion protests: photos from day five Guardian picture editors select the best photos from the fifth day of climate protests in London.

Extinction Rebellion latest: Dame Emma Thompson defends herself against claims of hypocrisy after jetting from LA to London to attend Dame Emma Thompson has defended herself against claims of hypocrisy after she flew from LA to London to attend the Extinction Rebellion protests, saying "If I could fly cleanly, I would." The star prompted a backlash after flying 5,400 miles to attend the climate change protests in Oxford Circus.

Things To Do This Easter Weekend In London: 19-22 April 2019 Street food bargains, open air theatre, and plenty of Easter egg hunts.

'I'm a Londoner': Ilford man's 15-year battle for new postcode The council is now trialling wheelie bins after Chowdhry called for it, and he was instrumental in getting the Natural History Museum to return the cast of the Ilford mammoth skull, the most complete mammoth skull ever found in Britain, back to the town.

The London Grill: John Kennedy We challenge our contributor to reply to ten devilishly probing questions about their London and we don't take "Sorry Gov" for an answer.

European Challenge Cup: ASM Clermont Auvergne v Harlequins Team news as ASM Clermont Auvergne host Harlequins in Saturday's European Challenge Cup semi-final at Parc des Sports Marcel Michelin.

Extinction Rebellion: Police move in on London protesters Attempts to move Extinction Rebellion activists ramp up as Dame Emma Thompson rallies campaigners.

Arsenal v Crystal Palace Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Premier League game between Arsenal and Crystal Palace.

King's Speech: Genius 2.0 At Soho Theatre Surreal projections of Alan Turing twerking on a Gay Pride float, or the perhaps slightly over-long comparisons between the Guinness Book of Records published when he was 9 with the one he's just given his 9-year-old son, demonstrate his ability to find humour in the widest range of topics.

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