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The parents of the child, who was born on Sunday, are said to be 'totally in love' (Picture: Danny Lawson/PA)

North London couple, 12 and 13, become UK’s youngest ever parents

A 12-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy from north London have become Britain’s youngest parents, according to reports.

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Don't let your enjoyment of Easter eggs be ruined by travel problems (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Everything you need to know about Easter travel disruption in London

Don’t let travel problems ruin your Easter holiday fun and check out our handy guide to all the planned disruption by TfL this weekend.

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One of the vehicles damaged in the incident yesterday

Trident officers launch inquiry into suspected Dagenham shooting

Specialist Trident officers have launched an investigation into a suspected shooting yesterday afternoon.

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Adrian Whitaker holding the rat he caught and killed.

Daily Mirror to pay Highgate man ‘undisclosed fee’ for false rat story, as paper claims: ‘We were deceived’

The Daily Mirror has paid a Highgate man an undisclosed fee to compensate for publishing a front page picture of him holding a giant rat and falsely claiming the image showed a pest controller in Liverpool.

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View of excavations in front of the house on Riddlesdown Road in Purley (Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire)

Human bones discovered under Purley driveway by workmen

Workmen digging up a driveway in Purley may have stumbled across remains from an ancient Saxon burial ground after they discovered a number of bones including a skull.

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M&M Hair Academy's tongue-in-cheek poster saw them get a visit from North Korean officials (Picture: M&M Hair Academy/PA Wire

Poster mocking Kim Jong-un sees Ealing salon in fight with North Korea

A hair salon in South Ealing sparked a diplomatic spat with North Korea after a poster making fun of its Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un led to a visit by officials from its nearby embassy.

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The building site which partially collapsed in Grosvenor Square killing a construction worker (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Man killed in Mayfair building collapse named as Lithuanian worker

The man who died in the building collapse in Grosvenor Square when a mini-digger fell from the second-floor has been named as Lithuanian father-of-two Dainius Rupsys.

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Left: Highgate resident Adrian Whitaker with the 2ft rat he caught in his home; right: Monday's Daily Mirror front page, with the inappropriate image

Daily Mirror ‘incorrectly used giant rat pic without permission’

A distressed north London man has accused national newspaper the Daily Mirror of “deception” after it published a front page picture of him holding a giant rat.

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A fire in Barking was sparked by an exploding e-cigarette (Picture: London Fire Brigade)

Exploding e-cig sparks Barking flat fire

Everyone knows smoking is bad for you but there are new health concerns after an e-cigarette exploded and set fire to a house in Barking.

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A campiagn has been launched on social media to track down the hat from the thief (Picture: FindIsobelHat)

Help find Isobel’s hat to reunite mother with memento of daughter

A thief stole a woman’s bag outside a pub in Fitzrovia containing a little red hat her baby daughter was wearing when she died.

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Bookmakers have slashed the odds on it being the hottest Easter ever  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Bookies slash the odds of London Easter being hottest ever

Bookmakers have slashed the odds of Easter being the hottest on record in London as temperatures continue to rise across the capital.

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Charity runner Tony Phoenix-Morrison with his fridge (Picture: Nick Ansell/PA Wire)

Tony the Fridge completes two London Marathons...carrying a fridge, of course

A man known as Tony the Fridge has completed two back-to-back London Marathons carrying a refrigerator.

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The 42-year-old collapsed at the end of the 26.2 mile course (Picture: Berry)

Thousands donated to dead London Marathon runner’s charity

Thousands of pounds has been donated to the charity Rob Berry, the runner who died during Sunday’s London Marathon, was trying to raise money for.

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Ashley Williams has been jailed for life after murdering his wife in a hammer attack and setting her body on fire(Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Life in jail for man who burned young mum alive

A man murdered the mother of his four young children when she threatened to leave him by attacking her with a hammer then dousing her in fuel and setting her on fire at their home in Walworth.

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Police said one man was killed while another was injured in the incident (Picture: PA Images/Catherine Wylie)

Man dies in Mayfair building collapse next to US embassy

A man died on Monday when part of building near the US Embassy in Mayfair collapsed causing a digger to fall.

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