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Extinction Rebellion protester glues head to road as fuming Londoners heckle

A protester was taken off the road by cops after glueing his own head to the road at an Insulate Britain demonstration in London as the controversial group took action once again. The man was carried to a van by two police officers at the corner of Camomile Street and Bishopsgate in the City of […]

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Woman handcuffed to pole for ‘world’s most embarrassing internship’ but loves it

An intern went to great lengths in her quest to get people to sign up to a dating app – handcuffing herself to a pole in central London. And although some people found the stunt "disturbing", Anya Jackson, 22, insists it was fun and empowering. Anya carried out the stunt during a nine-week paid internship […]

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Humans could live to 130 before 2100, scientist claims

Don’t miss a thing by getting the Daily Star’s biggest headlines straight to your inbox! A new study has revealed that humans could live up until the age of 130 before the year 2100 and that there could be a possible cure to stop ageing in the future. Researchers have found that from the age […]


London retains second place behind New York in list of world’s best financial hubs, latest research suggests

New York has maintained its place at the top of the Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI), while London has held on to second place as Chinese cities slipped. The index, published by the Z/Yen Group in partnership with think-tank China Development Institute, will be a relief to London in particular after it lost access to […]

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Cockapoo found 200 miles away from home two weeks after vanishing

A dog who was reported missing from London over two weeks ago was rescued by the police 200 miles away from home. Luna the Cockapoo was reported missing by her owners in London on August 3. It sparked a major hunt for the missing puppy as pet pages across the country shared a social media […]

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Police find body in search for kickboxer who disappeared after party

Don’t miss a thing by getting the Daily Star’s biggest headlines straight to your inbox! Police have found a body in the search for a missing 21-year-old man who disappeared after a party. Paul Conte, a kickboxing instructor, was last seen in Barnes, west London, in the early hours of Sunday, August 15. Metropolitan Police […]

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Lifesaving ‘Guardian angel’ says there’s ‘no need for thanks’ from stroke victim

A man who suffered a stroke in the middle of a busy street has tracked down the "guardian angel" who saved his life. Mathew O'Toole, 47, was sitting on a bench during a break from work, outside the Ole & Steen in central London when he began vomiting and sweating. A nurse with a "kind […]

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BBC North announcers to have regional accents to appeal to people ‘outside ‘M25’

BBC One bosses are bringing in continuity announcers with regional accents in a bid to appeal to people outside the "M25 bubble" The service will apply in the northwest, northeast, Yorkshire, and Lincolnshire. "We are tailor-making the feel of the channel for those areas," the Beeb’s director of nations Rhodri Talfan Davies said. The telly […]

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Vandalised cemetery so degraded that decomposing limb seen sticking out of grave

A once respected and well-kept cemetery in South London has been targeted by vandals and left in a degraded state. Recent photos showed a crypt on the grounds saturated in pigeon droppings with the covering left open so that the limb of a dead body stuck out. The cemetery in West Norwood is home to […]

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Disabled mum and kids forced to live in ‘damp and mouldy’ home after sewage leak

A disabled mum and her family of five were forced to live in a damp and mouldy house that leaked raw sewage for almost six weeks while they waited to be rehomed. Wheelchair user Anaya Hinton, 33, from Stratford, east London, who has multiple sclerosis, a compromised immune system and can't stand or walk, said […]