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Khan on police practices after fatal shooting of officer
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Police officers lay flowers in honour of colleague
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Minute’s silence held for fallen police officer
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Local resident describes Croydon incident as ‘scary’
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Cressida Dick: ‘We police are all mourning a great loss’
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Home Sec 'deeply shocked’ by killing of officer in Croydon
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Mayor of London says police officer death is ‘heartbreaking’
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Facebook Has Closed Over 150 Fake Chinese Accounts
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Policing minister pays tribute to fallen officer
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Police officer shot on duty at Croydon Custody Centre
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Police officer shot dead at south London police station
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Breonna Taylor: Car Drives Through Protesters
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Barclay: ‘Chancellor has levelled with public' on economy
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Fauci: Data 'good enough' on aerosol spread
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Hospitality sector react to new financial measures
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Wrexham Supporters Trust welcome Ryan Reynolds interest
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Driver Speeds Through Police Checkpoint in Minsk
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Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik welcome baby girl
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Sunak outlines help for workers and businesses at presser
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Sir Harold Evans dies aged 92 in New York
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PM’s NHS app promotion interrupted by loud thunderclaps
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Boris Johnson visits police as chancellor delivers statement
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Boris Becker arrives at Westminster Magistrates' Court
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Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces new jobs support scheme
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Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney Bid for Wrexham AFC
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