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Labour pledges to cut rail fares by a third

Image copyright NurPhoto / Getty Images Labour has announced plans to slash rail fares by 33% and simplify ticket prices for part-time workers if it wins the election on 12 December. The party also wants to make train travel free for young people under the age of 16 and...

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Homeless not voiceless: Voting from the streets

Stan Burridge is helping London’s homeless register to vote. When Mr Burridge was homeless in Westminster in the 1980s homeless people were denied a voice in the democratic process. Today homeless people can register a temporary address or give a regular location like night shelter or park bench. Most...

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General Election 2019: Ex-MPs talk about abuse and mental health

Teresa Pearce and James Brokenshire were London MPs before the general election was announced. They talk about how abuse against politicians, both on and offline, has impacted on their own mental health. They hope that by addressing this issue, they can help bring about more support, so that new...

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West Norwood shooting: Man critically injured

Image copyright Google Image caption The man was found injured close to the junction with Knight’s Hill A man has been critically injured in a shooting in south London. The victim, in his 20s, was found with a gunshot wound in Beulah Hill, near the junction with Knights Hill,...

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