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Gareth Bale can deal with rough treatment, says Wales boss Chris Coleman

Streatham Guardian: Cyprus have been told to forget trying to bully Wales star Gareth Bale in their Euro 2016 qualifier in Nicosia.

11:28am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Wales boss Chris Coleman has warned Cyprus to forget about attempting to bully Gareth Bale.

Alex Kingston returns for Doctor Who Christmas special

Streatham Guardian: Alex Kingston returns for Doctor Who Christmas special

11:27am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

The former ER star will reprise her role as time-travelling Professor River Song in the festive episode.

Alison King has been persuaded not to quit Corrie - yet

Streatham Guardian: Alison King has been persuaded not to quit Corrie - yet

11:27am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

The Coronation Street star will continue to play troubled Carla Connor until the spring after delaying her departure.

Judge censures son who used vulnerable mother's money to buy own house

Streatham Guardian: The Court of Protection heard a man used his elderly mother's money to pay his son's college fees

11:14am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

An education consultant has been censured by a judge who concluded that he had misused tens of thousands of pounds of his elderly mother's money.

Call The Midwife star Helen George splits from husband

Streatham Guardian: Call The Midwife star Helen George has split from her husband

11:14am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Call The Midwife star Helen George has sp lit from her husband of three years, her publicist confirmed.

Man carrying firearms shot by police

Streatham Guardian: The 48-year-old man from Dunmow was arrested in relation to firearms offences

11:14am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Armed police officers have shot a man after he was spotted carrying firearms in public.

Man attacked with acid after screening of Straight Outta Compton movie

Streatham Guardian: The victim was attacked outside a Cineworld cinema in Crawley, West Sussex

11:14am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

An acid attack following a confrontation during a screening of the movie Straight Outta Compton has left a 27-year-old man with "potentially life-changing" injuries.

Culling costs £6,775 per single badger, figures reveal

Streatham Guardian: The controversial badger cull has cost the taxpayer 16.8 million pounds over the past few years, figures show

11:14am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Culling badgers to tackle tuberculosis in cattle has cost the taxpayer £16.8 million in the past few years, or £6,775 for each animal killed, figures show.

The curse of Strictly strikes again? Call The Midwife star Helen George splits from husband

Streatham Guardian: The curse of Strictly strikes again? Call The Midwife star Helen George splits from husband

11:08am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Helen, who is also set to appear on Strictly Come Dancing, parted ways with Oliver Boot “some time ago”.

Cindy Crawford speaks out about THAT leaked photo

Streatham Guardian: Cindy Crawford speaks out about THAT leaked photo

10:47am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Cindy Crawford has insisted the leaked photograph of her was digitally altered to make her body look worse.

First look: Is this Kermit the Frog's new girlfriend?

Streatham Guardian: Kermit and Miss Piggy confirm split, but will stick together for new Muppets TV show

10:02am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Has the loveable Muppets star found romance with marketing TV head Denise?

Workers on zero-hours contracts rising

Streatham Guardian: The number of workers on zero-hours contracts has increased by almost a fifth to 744,000, new figures show.

9:53am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

The number of workers on zero-hours contracts has increased by almost a fifth to 744,000, new figures show.

Vlogger DeeLillyHannah lands her own Disney show

Streatham Guardian: Vlogger DeeLillyHannah lands her own Disney show

10:27am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

The weekly show will feature a variety of content including fashion, beauty, style and more.

Max Beesley's Homeland role revealed

Streatham Guardian: Max Beesley's Homeland role revealed

9:51am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Max Beesley appears in the trailer for the new series of Homeland.

David Hill and Reginald Hudlin to produce 2016 Oscars ceremony

Streatham Guardian: David Hill and Reginald Hudlin to produce 2016 Oscars ceremony

9:28am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

The Fox veteran and the Django Unchained producer will work on the latest Oscars ceremony.

Will Smith's new football movie Concussion sparks controversy

Streatham Guardian: Will Smith to revive The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air

9:18am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits cinemas, the Will Smith football head-trauma film Concussion is already sparking controversy.

Wikipedia blocks 381 accounts for 'black hat editing'

Streatham Guardian: The accounts were reportedly run by a "co-ordinated group" of fraudsters who failed to reveal their affiliations

8:39am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Wikipedia has blocked 381 accounts for what it has called "black hat" editing - charging money for the creation of promotional articles.

Government to table amendments to EU Referendum Bill

Streatham Guardian: David Cameron accepted a recommendation that voters should be asked whether they want the UK to "remain in" or "leave" the EU

8:38am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

The Government is set to put forward changes to the arrangements for the referendum on Britain's EU membership, in a bid to allay MPs' concerns about ensuring the vote is fair.

BBC Breakfast presenter Bill Turnbull is leaving the show - to spend more time with his bees

Streatham Guardian: BBC Breakfast presenter Bill Turnbull is leaving the show - to spend more time with his bees

9:28am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

The breakfast presenter is leaving the show after 15 years.

Vicente del Bosque: David de Gea must play to earn place in Spain squad

Streatham Guardian: David De Gea could find his chances with Spain are limited if he remains isolated at Manchester United, says Vicente del Bosque

8:11am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Spain manager Vicente del Bosque admits it will be difficult for him to select David de Gea in his European Championship squad if the goalkeeper remains on the sidelines at Manchester United.

Strictly Come Dancing: Georgia May Foote and Kellie Bright sparkle at the series' red carpet launch

Streatham Guardian: Strictly Come Dancing: Georgia May Foote and Kellie Bright sparkle at the series' red carpet launch

8:17am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

The 15 celebs showed off their glitzy new looks alongside the show’s hosts, judges and dancers for the launch of the show’s 13th series.

Bake Off's Sue Perkins reveals she has lived with a brain tumour for eight years

Streatham Guardian: Bake Off's Sue Perkins reveals she has lived with a brain tumour for eight years

8:07am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

The star has revealed how the tumour means she cannot have children.

VAT cut 'would create 425,000 new jobs in hospitality industry'

Streatham Guardian: VAT Club said that cuts in other EU countries had led to price reductions and greater customer demand

8:02am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Hundreds of thousands of jobs would be created if the Government cut VAT on food and drink from 20% to 10%, according to a new report.

Cost of everyday supermarket items 'rises by 8%'

Streatham Guardian: The average cost of everyday items has risen, according to new figures

7:02am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

The cost of basic food and non-alcoholic drink in supermarkets may be rising a lot faster than previously thought.

Saido Berahino's West Brom future in doubt as transfer fails to materialise

Streatham Guardian: West Brom's Saido Berahino had a transfer request rejected last month

6:39am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Saido Berahino's West Brom future remains in limbo after his apparent strike threat, despite the club rejecting two deadline day bids from Tottenham.

Record Anthony Martial move overshadowed by failed deals

Streatham Guardian: Anthony Martial's move to Manchester United was an outlier as other major deadline-day deals fell through

6:37am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Manchester United made Anthony Martial the biggest signing of transfer deadline day as two of the biggest moves failed to materialise.

Manchester United expect focus from David de Gea

Streatham Guardian: David de Gea's proposed move to Madrid collapsed at the 11th hour

6:33am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Manchester United expect David de Gea to maintain his professionalism and fight for a first-team place at Old Trafford despite seeing his dream move to Real Madrid fall through in acrimonious circumstances.

Sue Perkins reveals she has lived with a brain tumour for eight years

Streatham Guardian: Sue Perkins was diagnosed with prolactinoma, a non-cancerous tumour, eight years ago

6:14am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Great British Bake Off co-host Sue Perkins has thanked fans for their support after revealing she has a brain tumour that means she cannot have children.

Eurostar services disrupted as migrants block tracks

Streatham Guardian: Passengers wait outside for a replacement train at Calais after their service suffered a technical fault during disruption at the French port (Tom Mayes/PA)

6:14am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Eurostar passengers have faced major disruption after migrants in France blocked tracks and climbed on to train carriages in a desperate effort to reach Britain.

Final Shoreham crash victim the "kindest and most generous man"

Streatham Guardian: Graham Mallinson, who has been named as the last victim of the Shoreham air disaster

6:02am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

The last victim of the Shoreham air disaster to be named has been described by his family as the "kindest and most generous man".

Andy Murray shuts out Nick Kyrgios distractions to progress at US Open

Streatham Guardian: Andy Murray fought off Nick Kyrgios at the US Open

3:14am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Andy Murray admits he could not help but laugh at Nick Kyrgios' outrageous on-court antics as the British number one sealed a comfortable four-set victory in the US Open first round.

Ex-music teacher kills himself as US police try to make sex abuse charges arrest

Streatham Guardian: Chris Ling was a suspect in an investigation into abuse allegations at Chetham's School of Music

2:39am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

A former violin teacher at a Manchester music school who was facing sex abuse allegations shot himself dead as officers arrived at his home in the US to arrest him.

Strictly Come Dancing stars sparkle at red carpet launch

Streatham Guardian: Former Coronation Street star Georgia May Foote arriving at the launch of Strictly Come Dancing 2015

2:22am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Peter Andre, Kellie Bright and Ainsley Harriott were among the celebrities trying out their first glitzy outfits for this year's Strictly Come Dancing.

Anthony Martial's transfer seals new record spend for Premier League clubs

Streatham Guardian: Anthony Martial's move to Manchester United from Monaco helped break the overall Premier League spending record

12:55am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Premier League clubs set a new record during the transfer window, with total spending in 2015 breaking the £1billion barrier for the first time.

Sony and Samsung to reveal new phones and smartwatches

Streatham Guardian: Consumer electronic fair IFA, in Berlin, will introduce products that are likely to appear high on wish lists by Christmas (AP)

12:12am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

New phones and smartwatches from the likes of Sony and Samsung will be introduced at the IFA technology show when it opens in Berlin.

Warning over use of mental illness drugs for challenging behaviour

Streatham Guardian: Experts have warned that thousands of people with learning disabilities are being prescribed anti-psychotic drugs despite little evidence that they work

12:12am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Thousands of people with learning disabilities are being prescribed anti-psychotic drugs despite little evidence that they work, experts have warned.

Most workers' commute involves motorised transport

Streatham Guardian: Just 44% of people are able to commute to work by either walking or cycling, a study found

12:11am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Most people in England cannot travel to work without using a motorised form of transport, according to new research.

High salt intake 'an obesity risk irrespective of calorie count'

Streatham Guardian: The health risks of consuming salt have been revealed in new research

12:11am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

A high salt intake may be linked to obesity, regardless of how many calories are consumed, experts have suggested.

Police cars without sirens blamed for missed chances to catch crooks

Streatham Guardian: Police cars need to be appropriately equipped to engage in hot pursuit of suspects

12:11am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Criminals are escaping arrest because officers are having to respond to 999 calls in cars without sirens, a police union has claimed.

Cameron gives green light to 18 new free school projects

Streatham Guardian: David Cameron who has reaffirmed the Government's commitment to opening 500 new free schools over the next five years

12:11am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

David Cameron has reaffirmed his commitment to the Government's controversial free school programme as 18 new projects were given the green light.

Physiotherapy and counselling for NHS staff in drive to cut sickness rates

Streatham Guardian: The checks will focus on mental health and musculoskeletal problems

12:11am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

NHS staff are to be offered physiotherapy, counselling and Zumba classes as part of a drive to cut absence rates.

Chuka Umunna urges Labour to back Jeremy Corbyn if he is elected leader

Streatham Guardian: Jeremy Corbyn deserves the support of Labour members if elected, a senior figure said

12:11am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Chuka Umunna has urged Labour to unite around its new leader in an apparent offer of reconciliation from the party's modernising wing to leadership favourite Jeremy Corbyn.

Refugee stance 'could hit David Cameron's EU reform plans'

Streatham Guardian: David Cameron and Angela Merkel's relationship could be harmed by the refugee crisis, the Prime Minister has been warned

12:11am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Britain's refusal to take in more refugees could hurt David Cameron's plans to renegotiate the country's relationship with the European Union, a German spokesman for Angela Merkel's CDU/CSU alliance has said.

Sir Ian McKellen, Carey Mulligan back Into Film festival

Streatham Guardian: Sir Ian McKellen, Carey Mulligan back Into Film festival

12:11am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

This year’s line-up include Suffragette, Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs biopic and documentary He Named Me Malala.

Venice Film Festival 2015: 5 highlights to look out for

Streatham Guardian: Venice Film Festival 2015: 5 highlights to look out for

7:17am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Here’s a look ahead at the 2015 edition of the festival, which kicks off today.

Martin Kemp: Birds Of A Feather was like childhood reunion

Streatham Guardian: Martin Kemp: Birds Of A Feather was like childhood reunion

12:11am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Hardman actor Martin Kemp loved working on sitcom Birds Of A Feather.

'World's first' contactless payment jacket created by Lyle & Scott

Streatham Guardian: The contactless jacket from Lyle & Scott, which can house a bPay contactless payment chip (Barclaycard/PA)

12:09am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Contactless payment technology has been applied to fashion to create the "world's first" contactless jacket.

Men 'feeling more confident about finances than women'

Streatham Guardian: Men are feeling more confident about the state of their finances than women, according to research

12:09am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Men's money worries are melting away faster than women's as the economic recovery continues, research has found.

Few firms 'publish gender pay gap data'

Streatham Guardian: The Government is currently consulting on plans to public gender pay gap information

12:09am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Less than one in 10 firms publish gender pay gap information, so face a "significant challenge" in meeting planned new reporting requirements, a study has shown.

Rogue landlords making life unbearable for tenants, says Shelter

Streatham Guardian: A small minority of rogue landlords are making life "unbearable" for tenants, Shelter says

12:09am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

More than 125,000 people privately renting homes in England have suffered abusive behaviour from landlords in the last year, according to Shelter.

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