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Why do women pay more for a short haircut?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Women’s haircuts often cost more than men’s, even if they take less time It’s accepted as a fact of life that women pay more for their haircuts than men. But why are women who want a simple, short cut being turned away by...

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Tributes paid to BA crew killed in New Year’s Eve crash

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Dominic Fell, Rachel Clark and Joseph Finnis died on New Year’s Eve Tributes have been paid to three British Airways (BA) cabin crew who were killed in a crash near Heathrow Airport on New Year’s Eve. Dominic Fell, 23, Joseph Finnis, 25, and Rachel...

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Battersea shooting: Man killed in front of family

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Flamur Beqiri had a wife and young child A man shot dead on Christmas Eve was attacked in front of his family after a night out, police said. Flamur Beqiri, a Swedish national, was killed in Battersea Church Road in south-west London at about...

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Walthamstow stabbing: One man dies and another injured

Image copyright Twitter/@Just_Me_05 Image caption Police were called to Bromley Road at about 19:15 GMT on Thursday One man has died and another has been injured after being stabbed in east London. The attack happened on Bromley Road in Walthamstow, at about 19:15 GMT. The deceased man, in his...

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Student protest police officer cleared of baton attack

Image caption About 10,000 people marched through London as part of the student fees protest in 2010 A police officer accused of hitting a student over the head with a baton during a protest nine years ago has been cleared of misconduct. A panel concluded on Thursday that an...

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Oval Four: Men have convictions quashed in corrupt detective case

Image copyright Winston Trew Image caption Winston Trew said his life fell apart after he served eight months in prison Three men who were jailed nearly 50 years ago on the evidence of a corrupt police officer have had their convictions quashed. Winston Trew, Sterling Christie, George Griffiths and...

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Arsenal v Eintracht Frankfurt: Granit Xhaka returns after five-game absence

Unai Emery has hinted that former captain Granit Xhaka is in line to return to the squad against Frankfurt BBC coverage How to follow: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website Midfielder Granit Xhaka will make his first Arsenal appearance since October after being named in the starting...

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Will Nightingale: AFC Wimbledon captain has operation on hip injury

Will Nightingale came through AFC Wimbledon’s youth academy and made his first-team debut in January 2015 AFC Wimbledon captain Will Nightingale will be out for three to four months after having surgery on a hip injury. The 24-year-old centre-back has been restricted to just 10 appearances for the Dons...

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Man arrested at Heathrow Airport over terrorism offences

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The 26-year-old man was arrested at Heathrow Airport A man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences at Heathrow Airport. The 26-year-old was arrested by the Metropolitan Police’s counter-terrorism command on Thursday as he arrived on a flight from Turkey. Scotland Yard...

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Jodie Chesney: Stabbed in the back and left to die

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Jodie Chesney was stabbed to death just weeks before completing her Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award Two teenagers have been convicted of murdering teenage girl scout Jodie Chesney, who was ambushed by a drug dealer who mistook her for a rival. She was stabbed...

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