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Boris Johnson's biggest design blunders as London mayor

From sweatbox buses to a novelty ‘dangleway’ and fantasy bridges that never saw a brick laid. Boris Johnson’s design legacy in London left the taxpayer with a bill of more than £940m after his eight years as mayor. The Guardian’s design and architecture critic, Oliver Wainwright, takes a tour of …

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BREAKING NEWS: London Bridge attackers 'lawfully killed' by police

The London Bridge terror inquest has concluded that the three terrorists were lawfully killed by police, after they murdered eight people and seriously injured another 48. The three attackers ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge in a hired van two years ago. Sky’s Mark White reports. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube …

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Cricket World Cup: England beat New Zealand to lift trophy

England won the Cricket World Cup for the first time in extraordinary circumstances, beating New Zealand by a tiebreaker of boundaries scored after the final was tied after regulation play and again following the first Super Over in the tournament’s 44-year history. England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler ran out Martin Guptill …

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Free climber scales London's Shard skyscraper

Onlookers filmed a free climber scaling London’s 310-metre Shard skyscraper, one of the tallest buildings in Europe. The man, who made most of the ascent without ropes or suction cups, was seen on the side of the skyscraper at around 5.15am on Monday. He was later spoken to by police …

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N Ireland goes 2.5 years without government

Next week marks two-and-a-half years since Northern Ireland’s power-sharing government collapsed – and politicians are still struggling to restore it. The murder of journalist Lyra McKee prompted fresh negotiations, but so far they have failed to produce a breakthrough. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: Follow us on …

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What you need to know about tennis prodigy Coco Gauff

Cori “Coco” Gauff is a 15-year-old tennis prodigy. She became the youngest woman to win a main-draw Wimbledon match since 1991, beating Venus Williams in the first round. Read more: Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: Follow us: Twitter: Instagram: Facebook:

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