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Muslims urged on peaceful protest

Streatham Guardian: Richard Cairns is urging leaders of the Islamic faith to gather support for a peaceful protest

7:35pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

The Muslim community has a "unique responsibility" to help ensure that there are fewer terrorist acts in the future, according to a leading private headmaster.

The Voice's Jermain Jackman is ready to unveil his album

Streatham Guardian: The Voice's Jermain Jackman is ready to unveil his album

7:06pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

The Voice winner Jermain Jackman is gearing up to unveil his debut album.

Oyelowo supports Cumberbatch over 'coloured' comment

Streatham Guardian: Oyelowo supports Cumberbatch over 'coloured' comment

7:06pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

David Oyelowo has defended Benedict Cumberbatch after the Sherlock star was criticised for using the term ‘coloured’.

Actors join dog meat trade crusade

Streatham Guardian: Actors join dog meat trade crusade

7:06pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Dame Judi Dench and Downton Abbey actor Peter Egan attended a briefing in Westminster about the dog meat trade.

Chemicals in early menopause link

Streatham Guardian: Scientists have linked an earlier menopause to chemicals found in plastics and other products

7:01pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Earlier menopause has been linked to common chemicals found in plastics, cosmetics, electrical appliances and industrial pollutants.

Who is the number one James Bond?

Streatham Guardian: Who is the number one James Bond?

5:59pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

We rank the James Bond stars from 001 to 007.

Chicken thrown in McDonald's hatch

Streatham Guardian: Nugget the chicken who was hurled through the serving hatch of a drive-through McDonalds

5:26pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

A chicken that was hurled through the serving hatch of a drive-through McDonald's has been rehomed by an RSPCA inspector and renamed Nugget.

Boss admits horsemeat charges

Streatham Guardian: Peter Boddy (right) admitted selling 50 horses for meat but failing to keep proper records to show who bought them

5:25pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

A slaughterhouse boss is the first person to face jail after admitting criminal charges connected to the horsemeat scandal which rocked British supermarkets in 2013.

Spending on over-65s care down 20%

Streatham Guardian: The total amount spent on care for those aged 65 or over has fallen by 6% over the past 10 years to £8.85 billion, according to the BBC

5:20pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Spending on care for people aged 65 and over has fallen by a fifth in England over the past 10 years, according to new analysis by the BBC.

Paulista ready to level up

Streatham Guardian: Arsenal have completed the signing of Gabriel Paulista from Villarreal

5:14pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Brazilian defender Gabriel Paulista is confident he can take his game to the next level at Arsenal - and help deliver more silverware to the Emirates Stadium.

Reforms may cut benefits by quarter

Streatham Guardian: A think-tank said that the biggest changes to the benefit system were "yet to come"

4:13pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Benefits for working-age people could be cut by almost a quarter if reforms initiated by the coalition Government are carried through over the next five years, an independent economic think-tank has said.

Subtitling mistakes leave viewers baffled

Streatham Guardian: Subtitling mistakes leave viewers baffled

4:08pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Subtitling mistakes have been leaving viewers baffled, according to Ofcom.

Barack Obama singing Uptown Funk? Don't believe us, just watch...

Streatham Guardian: Barack Obama singing Uptown Funk? Don't believe us, just watch...

4:08pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Obama shows he’s “too hot”.

Which Star Wars figure did a buyer pay £18,000 for?

Streatham Guardian: Get a look at Star Wars' new Millennium Falcon

3:51pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

A buyer has forked out £18,000 for a rare Boba Fett figure that would have cost £1.50 when it was first sold.

New guidance on consent issued

Streatham Guardian: Alison Saunders said consent to sex is clearly defined in law and "must be given fully and freely"

3:50pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Police and prosecutors are to be given fresh guidance about the issue of consent in rape cases, the Director of Public Prosecutions said.

Service marks end of Afghan mission

Streatham Guardian: David Cameron said there would be a service of commemoration at St Paul's Cathedral to mark the end of the combat mission in Afghanistan

3:37pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

A service of commemoration will be held at St Paul's Cathedral in the presence of the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall on March 13 to mark the end of the combat mission in Afghanistan.

May reveals online reporting plans

Streatham Guardian: Home Secretary Theresa May during her speech to the International Police and Crime Conference in central London

3:37pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Victims may be able to report non-emergency crimes online in an effort to make reporting offences easier, Home Secretary Theresa May has said.

Problems in the past - Woods

Streatham Guardian: Tiger Woods is back in action at TPC Scottsdale

3:36pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Tiger Woods will be looking to prove he can still be the force he once was against two of golf's young rising stars when the Waste Management Phoenix Open gets under way on Thursday in Arizona.

Baggies sign McManaman

Streatham Guardian: Callum McManaman has left Wigan to join West Brom

2:54pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

West Brom have completed the signing of Wigan's Callum McManaman on a three-and-a-half year deal.

Insolvency total expected to drop

Streatham Guardian: The most recent figures released by the Insolvency Service show that bankruptcies are already running at their lowest levels in 15 years

2:25pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

The number of people who fell so badly behind with their finances last year that they went insolvent is expected to be at a nine-year low in official figures released tomorrow.

Lack of empathy 'worsens illness'

Streatham Guardian: The effects of patients feeling their doctor does not believe them can be physiologically damaging, researchers said

2:15pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Doctors who give patients the impression they do not believe or understand them could actually make the symptoms worse, according to a new study.

'Hated' buggy sells for £325

Streatham Guardian: Joel Andresier put the Phil and Teds buggy for sale on eBay

2:11pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

A buggy listed for sale by a father who said it signified the end of his "happy carefree low-cost child-free life" has sold for £325.

Campaigners hail beavers reprieve

Streatham Guardian: Beavers are renowned for their engineering skills

2:11pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Beavers will be allowed to continue living wild on a river in Devon after government agency Natural England gave the green light to a five year trial.

Solar project completed in village

Streatham Guardian: Joe Nixon of REPOWERBalcombe with 69 solar panels which have been installed on a cow-shed near Balcombe in West Sussex

2:11pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Residents from a village which was at the centre of huge anti-fracking protests have seen the completion of their first community-owned solar panel project.

Star Wars figure sells for £18,000

Streatham Guardian: Craig Stevens with his rare Boba Fett Star Wars figure

2:11pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

A Star Wars collector has paid £18,000 for a rare Boba Fett figure which went on sale 35 years ago for just £1.50.

Blythe Danner shocked to get lead role in her 70s

Streatham Guardian: Blythe Danner shocked to get lead role in her 70s

2:09pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Blythe Danner thinks Hollywood’s attitude to older women is changing.

Patrick Wilson: We're a sex obsessed society

Streatham Guardian: Patrick Wilson: We're a sex obsessed society

2:09pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Patrick Wilson discusses political scandal – the subject of his new film Zipper.

Lee bows out with BBL final defeat

Streatham Guardian: Brett Lee finished on the losing side in the Big Bash League final

1:58pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Brett Lee bowed out of professional cricket on the losing side but with star-status firmly in tact as Perth Scorchers retained their Big Bash League title in a thrilling finish against Sydney Sixers.

Drew Barrymore: Why women can't have it all

Streatham Guardian: Drew Barrymore: Why women can't have it all

1:48pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Drew Barrymore has been talking quantum physics – sort of.

What will be Ian and Jane Beale's wedding song in EastEnders?

Streatham Guardian: What will be Ian and Jane Beale's wedding song in EastEnders?

1:39pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

EastEnders’ Ian and Jane Beale will walk down the aisle to a song that was chosen for them by fans.

Match Of The Day pundits ordered to toe the line

Streatham Guardian: Match Of The Day pundits ordered to toe the line

2:39pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Match Of The Day presenters and pundits have been warned by the BBC to watch what they say after complaints about on-air comments from Phil Neville.

Personal insolvencies down by 21%

Streatham Guardian: Fergus Ewing said it was encouraging to see personal insolvencies continue to fall year-on-year

1:32pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

The number of people in Scotland going bankrupt has fallen to pre-recession levels, new figures have revealed.

Corrie stars at Kirkbride funeral

Streatham Guardian: Corrie stars at Kirkbride funeral

1:29pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Anne Kirkbride’s on-screen family are reported to have joined her relatives at her funeral.

Tanya Burr shares her top tips on becoming a vlogging superstar at her book launch

Streatham Guardian: Tanya Burr shares her top tips on becoming a vlogging superstar at her book launch

1:20pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

She already has a 2.7 million strong audience on YouTube, a successful makeup range and a huge Twitter following. How does YouTuber-turned-author Tanya Burr do it?

Deadline looms for tax returns

Streatham Guardian: The deadline for submitting an online self-assessment tax return is midnight on January 31

1:18pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

More than two million people still need to submit their tax return ahead of Saturday's deadline, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has said.

Closures threat to 2,000 Tesco jobs

Streatham Guardian: New Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis has revealed which stores are to be closed

1:16pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Around 2,000 Tesco workers discovered their jobs were at risk today after the supermarket giant disclosed the locations of 43 store closures.

Vallverdu predicted Murray meeting

Streatham Guardian: Dani Vallverdu, right, will be plotting against Andy Murray, left, in Melbourne

1:13pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Andy Murray may have avoided Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open but there is no escaping a reminder of his glory days and more recent upheaval.

Peer sorry over Trident comment

Streatham Guardian: Lord Wigley was commenting on reports that the nuclear weapons system could be relocated to Wales

1:03pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

A senior Plaid Cymru peer has apologised for "any offence caused" after comparing the effects of a Trident submarine base to those of a Nazi death camp.

Hazard hails Costa's commitment

Streatham Guardian: Diego Costa, right, played a controversial role in Chelsea's win over Liverpool

1:01pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Eden Hazard has hailed Diego Costa as an inspiration to Chelsea after the striker's controversial role in helping the Blues to the Capital One Cup final at the expense of Liverpool.

Figo enters FIFA race

Streatham Guardian: Luis Figo, pictured, is to run for FIFA president

12:46pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Luis Figo has sprung the biggest surprise so far of the contest to be FIFA president after announcing he is to stand against Sepp Blatter.

Colin Firth sailing into yacht drama

Streatham Guardian: Colin Firth sailing into yacht drama

1:48pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Colin Firth is getting into deep water for his next film role – about a round-the-world yacht race.

Kristen Stewart steals Fashion Week limelight

Streatham Guardian: Kristen Stewart steals Fashion Week limelight

12:27pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

All eyes were on Kristen Stewart at Chanel’s catwalk show.

Fox praises Hollyoaks addiction return

Streatham Guardian: Fox praises Hollyoaks addiction return

12:27pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Hollyoaks’ Jessica Fox says returning to Nancy Osborne’s painkiller addiction is the right thing to do.

Corrie's Katy and her doomed new romance

Streatham Guardian: Corrie's Katy and her doomed new romance

12:27pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Coronation Street’s Georgia May Foote says her character’s new romance will end badly.

Cueto: Right time to call it a day

Streatham Guardian: Mark Cueto will hang up his boots at the end of the season

12:26pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Former England and British and Irish Lions winger Mark Cueto will be aiming to make the most of his "bonus year" after announcing his decision to bring his 14-year playing career to an end.

Moratorium on fracking in Scotland

Streatham Guardian: Fracking protesters gather outside Lancashire County Council

12:22pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

The controversy over fracking in the UK has deepened as Scotland imposed a ban on giving the green light to new schemes amid ongoing public opposition to the process.

Liam Hemsworth offered Independence Day 2

Streatham Guardian: Liam Hemsworth offered Independence Day 2

12:19pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Liam Hemsworth is tipped to star in Independence Day 2.

John Legend to perform Glory at Oscars

Streatham Guardian: John Legend to perform Glory at Oscars

12:19pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Nominees John Legend and Common will sing their track Glory at this year’s Academy Awards.

Scottish Water charges up by 1.6%

Streatham Guardian: The average Scottish Water household charge in 2015/16 will be £346

12:13pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

Water charges for Scottish households are to rise for the third year in a row.

Carver: I won't let Magpies 'drift'

Streatham Guardian: John Carver says he will not allow Newcastle's season to 'drift away'

11:41am Wednesday 28th January 2015

John Carver says he will not allow Newcastle's season to "drift away" after being appointed head coach until the end of the season.

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