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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Explaining the politics
Why one mother's personal plight is part of a long and complicated history between Iran and the UK.

Severe disruption: A4020 London eastbound

BBC News Travel

A4020 London eastbound severe disruption, from Dormers Wells Lane to A4127 Windmill Lane.

A4020 London - A4020 Uxbridge Road in Southall closed eastbound from the Dormers Wells Lane junction to the A4127 Windmill Lane junction, because of a police investigation.

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Extinction rebellion: Boris Johnson's 'uncooperative crusties' remark
Extinction Rebellion protesters on the streets of London have been labelled "uncooperative crusties" by the PM.

Police review incident between officer and Leeds fan

BBC Sport

An incident involving an altercation between a Leeds United supporter and a police officer after Saturday’s game at Millwall is being reviewed by the Metropolitan Police’s directorate of professional standards.

Millwall's New Den stadium before their game against Leeds United
PA

A video has emerged appearing to show a Leeds fan being struck in the face while police tried to maintain order as supporters left the New Den.

The Met says it is working to establish the full circumstances of what took place.

Millwall won the Championship match 2-1 and three arrests were made in total.

Grenfell Tower probe to be published this month

Grenfell tributes
Reuters

A report investigating how the Grenfell Tower fire that killed 72 people started will be published before the end of the month after Boris Johnson approved its release.

In a letter to inquiry chairman Sir Martin Moore-Bick, the prime minister said he should "publish as soon as you are able to, and no later than 30 October 2019".

The paper will look at how the fire in June 2017 started, the reason it spread as it did and the reaction from the emergency services.

A copy of the findings will be available to the families and survivors at least 36 hours before it is made public.

"The chairman believes that it is very important that those most affected by the fire have the opportunity to read and absorb the key findings in the report before it is made public," a spokesman for the inquiry said.

The next phase of hearings into how Grenfell Tower came to be in a condition that allowed a tragedy on such a scale to occur is expected to start in January.