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Three-day armed stand-off in Northolt ends peacefully

Three-day armed stand-off in Northolt ends peacefully

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By Abigail Megan Widya     Subbed: Daniel Khalili-Tari After 72-hours of suspense, an armed stand-off in north-west London has ended peacefully. Police entered the 46-year-old man’s house at 20.10 yesterday evening, after the man barricaded himself in. Entry to the property was delayed for safety reasons for both parties, as it was alleged the man had a stockpile of petrol. After negotiations failed, specialist officers from the Territorial Support Group (TSG) were employed to gain entry to the house. The officers were supported by the London Fire Brigade. The man was found surrounded by his four Rottweilers and was arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis, affray and offences under the explosives act. Eighty local residents were evacuated over the weekend due to th
Saracens 44 Scarlets 26: Sarries comfortably win but left to reflect on Itoje injury

Saracens 44 Scarlets 26: Sarries comfortably win but left to reflect on Itoje injury

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By Sajid Hassan. Subbed by Daniel Khalili-Tari SNAPCHAT STORY - CORRECTIONS - I was watching the match live and using Snapchat and so there are two errors in the video. Ben Spencer was put in the SIN bin not the SUN bin. And it's Chris Wyles, not WHYLES. Saracens made it two games and two wins in the European Rugby Champions Cup (EPCR) on Saturday evening. Scoring five tries at home against a rough and ready Scarlets team. Not only a win, Saracens, secured a bonus point to put them at the top of their pool. https://twitter.com/OutdoorSportCha/status/790164331019329536 Welsh team Scarlets arrived at Allianz Park for round two of the EPCR to face the reigning champions, who in round one gave French side Toulon their first-ever home loss in the competition. But, just after
Chelsea vs Manchester United – Match preview

Chelsea vs Manchester United – Match preview

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By Sajid Hassan Jose Mourinho returns to Stamford Bridge later on today as Manchester United manager in the Premier League. The Portuguese manager, who's had two successful spells at the Blue’s will return to see if his Manchester team – who sit in seventh place in the league – can edge ever closer to the top of the table. While it’s still early in the season, it’s games like these where teams look back and realise how important those three points could’ve been. Mourinho’s admitted that he will no longer be ‘The Special One” if he fails to win any trophies at Manchester United. Earning the nickname during his three years at Chelsea from 2004 – 2007, he returned in 2013 before parting ways by “mutual consent” in 2015 because of Chelsea's flirting with relegation. He, along with his
Northolt armed stand-off continues: police investigate stockpile of petrol

Northolt armed stand-off continues: police investigate stockpile of petrol

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Armed police have spent a second night negotiating with a man alleged to be in possession of large "quantities of petrol and combustible material". Reporter: Daniel Khalili-Tari | Subeditor: Abigail Megan Widya The man is said to be mentally unwell  Eighty people spent a second consecutive night away from their homes as police continue talks with a man who has barricaded himself inside his property in Wood End Lane, north-west London. The police were called to the man’s home address on Friday at 1am because of worries he had hazardous materials in his house. Several police vans are at the scene. The property has not yet been searched due to safety fears for both the police and the man. A London Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: "Whilst it is not known exactly what
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