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Knifeman storms London mosque and ‘stabs man during call to prayer’.

A knifeman stormed into Regents Park Mosque this afternoon and ‘stabbed a man in the neck’ while he was carrying out the call to prayer. The stabbing took place while hundreds of worshipers were in the building, with Met Police saying they are not treating it as terror related. A 29-year-old man has been arrested and taken into custody at a central London police station. Police say they were called to a mosque in Park Road, NW8, at 3.10pm to reports of a stabbing.

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Almost 300,000 passengers have their travel plans cancelled as British Airways pilots are on strike for the first time in 100-year history.

Almost 300,000 passengers have had their travel plans plunged into chaos today as British Airways pilots walked out on strike for the first time in the British flag-carrier’s 100-year history.

The airline announced the cancellation of ‘almost 100 per cent’ of its 1,700 scheduled flights after British Airline Pilots Association (Balpa) staff downed tools at midnight in a long-running row over pay and perks. They will not return to work until Wednesday. (more…)

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