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Man shot dead by police outside London property

The man was shot outside an address in Cedar Road, Enfield. Credit: Google Maps

A man has been shot dead by police outside a property in London.

Officers were called to an address in Barnet at 9.35pm on Sunday following reports that a man was making threats to kill and in possession of what was believed to be a firearm.

The man had left by the time police arrived, but officers were later called to an address in Cedar Road, Enfield, where a man was shot shortly before 11.50pm.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: "The man, believed aged in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

"A non-police firearm has been recovered from the scene."

The Directorate of Professional Standards is at the scene and the incident has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission for investigation.


Tighter border controls in Austria after migrant deaths

Last week, 71 bodies were found in the back of a lorry in Austria. Credit: Reuters

Border controls have been tightened in Austria as authorities try to clamp down on human trafficking.

The interior ministry said tougher checks were being put in place at eastern borders after 71 migrants were found dead in the back of a lorry abandoned on an Austrian motorway.

"We will do controls for an undetermined length of time at all important border crossings in the eastern region, looking at all vehicles that have possible hiding places for trafficked people," minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner told local radio.

Huge queues formed on a Hungarian motorway leading to Austria as the new checks were introduced.

Traffic was jammed for 12 miles on the country's M1, according to local media.

Boil water notice lifted for more homes in Lancashire

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A further 86,000 homes in Lancashire have been told they no longer need to boil water after an outbreak of a parasitic bug.

United Utilities lifted restrictions in Chorley, Preston and South Ribble following work to remove the cryptosporidium bug.

On Thursday, the notice was lifted for 80,000 homes in the region.

Some schools have been warned the notice may still be in place when pupils return from the summer holidays.

United Utilities said it has arranged for 174 schools to be supplied with bottled water while the notice is still in effect.

Weather: Heavy rain forecast for most today

Latest weather forecast Credit: Met Office

A band of rain, heavy at times across England and Wales, will slowly clear from the west throughout today, with some brighter conditions developing across some western parts during the afternoon.

Scotland and Northern Ireland however will see a mix of sunshine and showers, with the showers perhaps turning heavy at times, especially across western Scotland.

A top temperature today of 19C in the south, with a strong northerly wind developing in the east later today.

Bangkok bombing: Two more arrest warrants issued

Thai Police have issued an arrest warrant for a 26-year-old Thai woman and a foreign man in connection with the deadly blast in Bangkok two weeks ago.

Police issue two arrest warrants for Thai woman and foreign man. Credit: Reuters

It comes after a raid on a suburban apartment block uncovered possible bomb-making materials, a force spokesman said.

Fertilizer, digital watches and an explosives detonator were found in the property in the Min Buri district, he added.

Twenty people, who were mostly tourists, were killed when a bomb tore through the crowded Erawan Shrine on August 17, injuring more than 100 others.

Police arrested a 28-year-old foreigner in a high-profile raid on Saturday at a building in nearby Nong Chok, where officers discovered explosives and piles of fake passports.


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