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Chelsea win 4th Premier League title

Chelsea have won the Premier League after beating Crystal Palace 1-0 at Stamford Bridge this afternoon.

Eden Hazard scored the only goal of the match, giving Chelsea an unassailable lead at the top of the Premier League table.

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The last time Chelsea won the Premier League was in 2010. This is the third time they've won the title under manager Jose Mourinho.

Two arrested after "unexplained" death at luxury London hotel

Two men have been arrested after the "unexplained" death of a man at The Dorchester hotel.

Police were called to the five-star venue in Mayfair on Friday evening following reports that a man was unresponsive in one of the rooms.

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Ambulance crews arrived, but the man in his 40s - reportedly an Arab tourist - was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two men who were arrested in connection with the death have been bailed to a date in June, Scotland Yard said.

The Dorchester describes itself as "one of the world's most iconic hotels" and a favourite choice of celebrities, world leaders and royalty.

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A Scotland Yard spokesman said: "Police were called to a central London hotel, at approximately 5.30pm on Friday, May 1, to reports of an unresponsive man in one of the rooms.

"London Ambulance Service was also called. The man, in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

"Police are in the process of informing next of kin. The death is being treated as unexplained at this stage.

A spokeswoman for the Dorchester Hotel confirmed the death of a guest, but declined to provide further details because the matter is in the hands of police.

"Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased," she said.


Mourinho: "Three more points to be champions"

Jose Mourinho's match-day notes for today's game against Crystal Palace are uncharacteristically short but to the point: "THREE MORE POINTS TO BE CHAMPIONS. LET'S DO IT TOGETHER"

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The Chelsea Manager releases match-day notes ahead of each game, often giving an insight into how the team is performing and game-day tactics.

Not so today.

With Chelsea on the verge of winning the Premier League, Mourinho's game plan is anticipating the victory.

London landmarks turn pink for Royal baby

Some of London's iconic landmarks turned pink last night to celebrate the birth of the Royal baby.

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The Tower Bridge was lit up with pink lights just hours after the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge left hospital with their newborn daughter.

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From high above the city, the BT Tower beamed news of the Royal birth along with a pink background.

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The Golden Jubilee Bridge and London Eye were also lit up by pink to celebrate the baby princess.

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Sunday's weather: wet start, but warmer afternoon

Today's weather forecast: Cloudy with locally heavy rain during the morning, but becoming drier, brighter and warm by midday with some sunny spells developing in the afternoon. Max temperature: 19C.

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Monday: A mostly dry and fine day with some good sunny spells and feeling pleasant in the sunshine and generally light winds, but some heavy rain spreading in during the evening. Maximum Temperature 18C.


'Royal connections' a boost tourism in London?

London's tourism body Visitlondon has welcomed the new royal baby, claiming that the capital's 'royal connections' help attract tourists.

Numbers of tourists visiting London are up on last year Credit: PA predicts that the capital will welcome nearly 32 million international and UK tourists to the city in 2015. That's 2.7 million more than the 29.1 million visitors in 2013.

“We are delighted for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the arrival of the new Princess, the news of which will make it an extra special Bank holiday across London.

“Whilst it’s impossible to quantify the effect the birth of a new royal baby will have on the number of tourists visiting London, it’s clear that London’s tourism is going from strength the strength, and its royal connections and attractions are key drivers that attract people from the UK and abroad to the capital.”

– Gordon Innes, Visitlondon
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