The Queen pardons murderer who stopped London Bridge terrorist with whale tusk

A jailed murderer who saved countless lives by fighting London Bridge terrorist Usman with a narwhal tusk has been pardoned by the Queen. Steven Gallant, 42, was on day release last November when he heroically risked his life to stop terrorist Usman Khan’s killing spree, the Daily Mirror reports. He will have 10 months knocked off his 17-year sentence handed

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London City Airport to cut 239 jobs in 'crucial restructuring plan' due to coronavirus

LONDON City Airport has announced plans to cut up to 239 jobs. The city-based airport said the move comes as part of "crucial restructuring plans" in light of the coronavirus pandemic. The move would affect around 35% of London City's workforce. It comes as the airport confirmed passenger numbers remain "well below" its 2019 levels, with lower footfall expected to

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Heathrow Airport announces Covid-19 testing that could avoid need to quarantine

Heathrow Airport has announced a new Covid-19 testing facility which it hopes can bring an end to the compulsory 14-day quarantine period for arriving travellers. At present, the UK government is imposing a mandatory quarantine for people returning from certain at risk countries. But the new procedure would mean arriving passengers will be able to book swab tests and have

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Pride revellers take to London's streets on day of planned march

Pride revellers take to London’s streets on day official LGBT march was scheduled to go ahead – while many attend ‘virtual’ celebrations online Peter Tatchell and other supporters marched the Pride of London route at 1pm  Black Trans Lives Matter protesters have been marching since 2pm today  Online 24-hour Global Pride has been taking place from 6am this morning Two

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London Bridge attack survivors and victims' families secure payouts

London Bridge terror attack survivors and victims’ families secure insurance payouts after killers hired van to commit atrocity  Compensation paid out ahead of third anniversary of the 2017 atrocity   Eight people killed and 48 injured after terrorists ploughed into pedestrians  Clients received undisclosed compensation from Hertz’s insurer Probus   Law change in 2017 meant if vehicle used as a weapon,  insurer

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