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Press Association 2014

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Watch Simon Pegg as Harry Potter's drunk friend Ron Weasley

Streatham Guardian: Watch Simon Pegg as Harry Potter's drunk friend Ron Weasley

1:02pm Thursday 30th July 2015

The Mission: Impossible star may have had too many butterbeers as he appeared on Jimmy Fallon’s show.

Personal injury claims 'pushing up motor insurance costs'

Streatham Guardian: The cost of motor insurance is being pushed up by a fresh wave of claims for personal injury, it is suggested

1:00pm Thursday 30th July 2015

The cost of motor insurance is being pushed up by a fresh wave of claims for personal injury such as whiplash, according to the Association of British Insurers (ABI).

Coe boost in IAAF presidency race

Streatham Guardian: Sebastian Coe is edging closer to winning the IAAF presidency

12:44pm Thursday 30th July 2015

Sebastian Coe has edged closer to securing the IAAF presidency after winning public declarations of support of 12 European countries.

Zayn Malik left the band to make "real music" and One Direction fans are not sure how to take that

Streatham Guardian: Zayn Malik left the band to make "real music" and One Direction fans are not sure how to take that

12:43pm Thursday 30th July 2015

Twitter went into uproar after Zayn tweeted about making “real music”, with some taking it as a dig at One Direction.

Alexander Litvinenko inquiry: Scientific evidence 'condemns Lugovoi and Kovtun'

Streatham Guardian: The last photo taken of poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko alive (Litvinenko Inquiry/PA)

12:34pm Thursday 30th July 2015

Two suspects wanted over the poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko have "no credible answer" to the scientific evidence against them, the inquiry into the spy's killing has heard.

EU referendum: Ukip will take lead in No campaign, says Nigel Farage

Streatham Guardian: Ukip leader Nigel Farage during a speech supporting the No campaign in the upcoming EU referendum

12:34pm Thursday 30th July 2015

Ukip will "take the lead" in the campaign for a No vote in the upcoming EU referendum, party leader Nigel Farage has said.

How Top Gear fans reacted to Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond signing a deal with Amazon

Streatham Guardian: How Top Gear fans reacted to Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond signing a deal with Amazon

12:19pm Thursday 30th July 2015

The reactions have been a very mixed bag.

Jeremy Clarkson v Chris Evans: Which motoring host will come out on top?

Streatham Guardian: Jeremy Clarkson v Chris Evans: Which motoring host will come out on top?

12:19pm Thursday 30th July 2015

We look at how the two presenters measure up to one another.

Anne Reid and Derek Jacobi to dance Last Tango In Halifax

Streatham Guardian: Anne Reid reveals Derek Jacobi's hospital cocktail hour

12:19pm Thursday 30th July 2015

The BBC One drama could end in 2016, according to actress Anne.

Ex-Top Gear trio Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May on why they signed with Amazon

Streatham Guardian: Ex-Top Gear trio Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May on why they signed with Amazon

11:27am Thursday 30th July 2015

Jeremy Clarkson joked he felt he was boarding a spaceship after signing with the online streaming service.

Cara Delevingne bites back over awkward interview

Streatham Guardian: Cara Delevingne bites back over awkward interview

11:17am Thursday 30th July 2015

The model-turned-actress said Good Day Sacramento didn’t understand her British sense of humour.

Police hunt Robin Reliant driver who went on level crossing rampage

Streatham Guardian: Screen grabbed image taken from video issued by British Transport Police of a Robin Reliant crashing through a level crossing in Nottinghamshire (British Transport Police/PA)

11:14am Thursday 30th July 2015

A Robin Reliant has been caught on camera crashing through a level crossing, causing thousands of pounds worth of damage.

Thomas Cook expects £39m hit after Tunisia terror attack and Greece debt crisis

Streatham Guardian: Peter Fankhauser believes Tunisia's tourist industry will recover from events in Sousse

11:14am Thursday 30th July 2015

Travel operator Thomas Cook today warned of a £39 million earnings hit from the combined impact of the terrorist atrocity in Tunisia, the Greek debt crisis and the weakening of the euro.

Funeral for undiscovered M9 crash victim John Yuill

Streatham Guardian: John Yuill and Lamara Bell lay for three days in a crashed car despite it being reported to police (Police Scotland/PA)

11:13am Thursday 30th July 2015

A funeral is being held for the victim of a car crash which went undiscovered by police for three days.

The Kray Twins: We tour the streets they once ruled

Streatham Guardian: The Kray Twins: We tour the streets they once ruled

11:27am Thursday 30th July 2015

We walk in the footsteps of The Kray Twins ahead of a new film about the renowned gangsters.

Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May sign with Amazon

Streatham Guardian: James May and Richard Hammond 'didn't want to do Top Gear without Jeremy Clarkson'

10:58am Thursday 30th July 2015

The Top Gear stars have signed a deal to host a new show on Amazon’s streaming service.

55 priests defrocked for sex abuse since 2001

Streatham Guardian: Figures show how many priests have been defrocked

10:35am Thursday 30th July 2015

More than 50 priests in England and Wales have been defrocked for clerical sex abuse since 2001, new figures show.

Fifty pupils a day suspended from school for assaulting an adult

Streatham Guardian: Pupils aged five to 11 were suspended 11,420 times for physical assault against an adult in state-funded primary schools in 2013/14

10:23am Thursday 30th July 2015

Fifty pupils a day are suspended from school for assaulting an adult, new figures have revealed.

BBC's The Voice to swap channels to ITV?

Streatham Guardian: BBC's The Voice to swap channels to ITV?

10:19am Thursday 30th July 2015

Could BBC’s singing competition The Voice be heading over to rival channel ITV?

WBA order Crolla-Perez rematch

Streatham Guardian: Anthony Crolla, left, has been granted an immediate rematch after a controversial decision

10:01am Thursday 30th July 2015

Anthony Crolla has been granted an immediate rematch of his world lightweight title fight against Darleys Perez.

Mad Men's Vincent Kartheiser finds relief in new role

Streatham Guardian: Mad Men's Vincent Kartheiser finds relief in new role

9:46am Thursday 30th July 2015

The actor, best known for playing sly Pete Campbell in Mad Men, plays a morally upright leader in Saints And Strangers.

Chris Evans signs up Big Breakfast producer for Top Gear

Streatham Guardian: Chris Evans is going on air, in the air from the cockpit of a Spitfire

9:18am Thursday 30th July 2015

The former Big Breakfast friends are to reunite for the new series of BBC’s motoring show Top Gear.

Ex-Top Gear trio Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May sign for Amazon

Streatham Guardian: James May, Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond have signed a deal for a new motoring show with Amazon (Amazon/PA)

9:16am Thursday 30th July 2015

Former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May have signed a deal for a new motoring show with Amazon.

John Legend goes Underground for new musical role

Streatham Guardian: John Legend goes Underground for new musical role

9:08am Thursday 30th July 2015

The Ordinary People singer will take on music duties for WGN America’s new show, Underground.

Doctor Who, Star Wars and Star Trek items up for auction

Streatham Guardian: Doctor Who, Star Wars and Star Trek items up for auction

8:49am Thursday 30th July 2015

Items from some of the top Hollywood movies including James Bond and Star Wars are on sale.

Police face probe after boy, 17, dies in London canal

Streatham Guardian: Police are investigating the death of a boy in a London canal

8:00am Thursday 30th July 2015

A police force faces a watchdog investigation after a 17-year-old boy died in a canal while being chased by officers.

Debt warning as university tuition fees tipped to rise to £10,000 a year

Streatham Guardian: Some students will never be able to repay their loans, research suggests

7:58am Thursday 30th July 2015

Tuition fees at some universities could reach £10,000 a year by 2020, it has been suggested.

Average person 'spends nearly a decade watching TV'

Streatham Guardian: A decade in front of a TV screen is what is in store for the average person

7:48am Thursday 30th July 2015

The average person spends almost a decade of their lives in front of the TV , according to research.

Police probe into Sir Cyril Smith claims closed due to lack of evidence

Streatham Guardian: Sir Cyril Smith was never prosecuted

7:48am Thursday 30th July 2015

A police probe into claims former Liberal MP Sir Cyril Smith was released by officers after being found in possession of child pornography has closed due to a lack of evidence.

RBS posts losses of £153m after banking scandal fines

Streatham Guardian: Royal Bank of Scotland took another 1.3 billion pound hit for banking scandal fines and warned of more charges to come

7:48am Thursday 30th July 2015

Taxpayer-backed Royal Bank of Scotland has dropped back into the red during the first half of its year after taking another £1.3 billion hit for banking scandal fines and warned of more charges to come.

Anderson was spurred on by Lord's

Streatham Guardian: England's James Anderson was focused after a poor showing at Lord's

7:27am Thursday 30th July 2015

James Anderson admits his wicketless showing at Lord's spurred him on to his best Ashes bowling figures on day one of the third Investec Test.

Di Maria 'close' to PSG move

Streatham Guardian: Angel Di Maria had a disappointing first year at Old Trafford and could now leave

6:28am Thursday 30th July 2015

Laurent Blanc claims Paris St Germain are close to completing the signing of Manchester United midfielder Angel Di Maria.

Anderson eyeing Ashes improvement

Streatham Guardian: Record-breaker James Anderson still sees room for self-improvement

6:23am Thursday 30th July 2015

James Anderson can celebrate his birthday with six more Test wickets to add to his national-record tally - but he believes he can bowl much better than he did for his Ashes-best figures at Edgbaston.

Boyata buoyed by late Celtic winner

Streatham Guardian: Celtic's Dedryck Boyata, left, headed in a corner from Kris Commons on Wednesday night

6:16am Thursday 30th July 2015

Dedryck Boyata's late goal gave Celtic a Champions League advantage over Qarabag and the confidence to complete the job in Azerbaijan next week.

Chung: FIFA needs non-European boss

Streatham Guardian: It will be "very difficult" for Michel Platini, pictured, to have meaningful reform at FIFA, according to Chung Mong-joon

6:13am Thursday 30th July 2015

Michel Platini has been criticised by a rival for the FIFA presidency as "a product of the system".

United punished by PSG

Streatham Guardian: A mistake from Phil Jones led to Paris St Germain's opening goal

6:12am Thursday 30th July 2015

Manchester United's defensive vulnerabilities were highlighted with ease by Paris St Germain, who blew Louis van Gaal's team away in the Windy City.

Fab time for Thunderbirds fans as puppet show returns

Streatham Guardian: Fab time for Thunderbirds fans as puppet show returns

6:07am Thursday 30th July 2015

The Thunderbirds team has returned to its “spiritual home” at Slough Trading Estate.

Controversy over high energy prices as British Gas profits double

Streatham Guardian: British Gas profits were £528 million for the first half of the year, figures show

2:56am Thursday 30th July 2015

Controversy over high energy prices has been reignited when British Gas announced it had doubled profits in the first half of the year, as its parent firm announced thousands of job losses.

David Cameron blames Calais crisis on "swarm" of migrants

Streatham Guardian: French police guard the perimeter security fence of the Eurotunnel site in Calais as migrants look for a way to get to the UK

1:37am Thursday 30th July 2015

David Cameron has blamed the Calais crisis on a "swarm" of migrants crossing the Mediterranean - as hundreds more stormed the Channel Tunnel.

Black men 'twice the risk of prostate cancer diagnosis than white men'

Streatham Guardian: Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK

1:00am Thursday 30th July 2015

Black men have twice the risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer than white men, researchers have said.

Sarah's Law disclosure figures spark 'postcode lottery' fears

Streatham Guardian: NSPCC chief Peter Wanless spoke of his dismay at the apparent discrepancies (NSPCC/PA)

12:23am Thursday 30th July 2015

Children may be at risk of abuse because of a "postcode lottery" in disclosures made under the paedophile warning system known as Sarah's Law, campaigners claim.

Spoonful of sugar tax 'will help the medicine go down', health experts argue

Streatham Guardian: A tax of around 70p per kilogram of sugar would "substantially reduce demand for sugar and sweets", according to a study.

12:23am Thursday 30th July 2015

A tax of around 70 pence per kilogram of sugar would "substantially reduce demand for sugar and sweets", lead people to lose an average 3.2 kilograms in weight, and lower the incidence of type 2 diabetes by 13%, according to a study.

Five genetically-different types of prostate cancer identified

Streatham Guardian: The "five ways" discovery was made by scientists who studied samples of healthy and cancerous tissue from more than 250 men

12:23am Thursday 30th July 2015

Five different recipes of prostate cancer have been identified, with major implications for the way the disease is treated.

Zayn Malik pledges to reveal 'real me' after record deal

Streatham Guardian: Former One Direction star Zayn Malik tweeted a picture showing him signing a new record contract

12:23am Thursday 30th July 2015

Former One Direction star Zayn Malik said he will reveal the "real me" to fans, as he tweeted a picture showing him signing a new record contract.

Experts issue end-of-life warning as shortage of unpaid carers expected

Streatham Guardian: The UK's increasingly ageing population will mean there will be fewer unpaid carers able to meet the demand in future, experts say

12:23am Thursday 30th July 2015

Unpaid carers to people with terminal cancer are providing health and social care worth £219 million each year - but health experts have warned that the Government is going to need to stump up more resources.

Rise in day surgery 'has saved NHS £2 billion'

Streatham Guardian: An increase in day surgery has saved the NHS around £2 billion, John Appleby of the King's Fund said

12:23am Thursday 30th July 2015

The increase in the NHS carrying out operations as day surgery has saved around £2 billion, according to the chief economist of a leading think tank.

David Cameron to raise Malaysia corruption claims

Streatham Guardian: Prime Minister David Cameron holds a press conference with his Vietnamese counterpart

12:23am Thursday 30th July 2015

David Cameron will challenge his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak over allegations of corruption which have triggered a political crisis in the country when the pair meet today.

David Cameron warns porn websites to block under-18s or face legal curbs

Streatham Guardian: Porn sites could be forced to introduce age verification measures

12:23am Thursday 30th July 2015

Internet pornographers have been given a final ultimatum to put in place measures to block under-18s from viewing explicit content or face tough new laws to close their websites down.

David Cameron: Pension plan charges could be capped

Streatham Guardian: Prime Minister David Cameron is setting out a consultation plan on pension changes

12:23am Thursday 30th July 2015

The amount savers are charged to withdraw their money from pension plans could be capped, under plans set out today.

75 firms named and shamed for not paying minimum wage

Streatham Guardian: Nearly 300 employers have been named and shamed for not paying minimum wage since 2013

12:12am Thursday 30th July 2015

Scores of employers who failed to pay staff the minimum wage have been named and shamed by the Government, including hairdressers, security firms, and a holiday park.

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