Category: <span>London News</span>

Workers clear ‘huge, disgusting’ fatberg from London sewer
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Workers clear ‘huge, disgusting’ fatberg from London sewer

Members of the public have been urged to be careful what they flush after a “huge, disgusting” fatberg the weight of a small bungalow was cleared from an east London sewer. Thames Water engineers and MTS Cleansing Services spent two weeks using high-powered water jets and hand tools to chip away at and eventually remove the rock-like heap –...

Orpington & Kent: Two charged with county lines drug dealing
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Orpington & Kent: Two charged with county lines drug dealing

Kent Police say their officers executed two search warrants on Tuesday, January 12. A man was arrested at the Sevenoaks address in Kent and a mobile phone was seized. At the premises in Orpington, Bromley, a second man was detained. Officers found and seized crack cocaine and heroin deals, along with a mobile phone and a...

Jamie Laing shares hilarious Strictly Come Dancing throwback but fans are going crazy for something else
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Jamie Laing shares hilarious Strictly Come Dancing throwback but fans are going crazy for something else

Don’t we all wish Strictly Come Dancing was still on? Contestant Jamie Laing certainly does. The Made in Chelsea star took to social media to reveal some throwback pictures from the show. However, contestants were more interested in something else in the photo. Jamie posted a picture of himself wearing a swimming costume and armbands on...

Man arrested on suspicion of rape in Forest Hill
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Man arrested on suspicion of rape in Forest Hill

Earlier today (January 4), Met Police put out an appeal to the public after an alarming incident in Lewisham on December 28. The victim, a woman in her 20s, was reported missing from Lewisham on the evening of December 27, but returned home in the early hours of Monday, December 28, with a man who was not know to...

London crime: 3 stabbings, a shooting and a body found in a suitcase in horrendous weekend of violence
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London crime: 3 stabbings, a shooting and a body found in a suitcase in horrendous weekend of violence

Despite the new Tier 4 restrictions dominating headlines over the weekend, horrific violent crime continued across London Multiple stabbings happened in different parts of the city, including one attack where the victim was stabbed and also shot. In an incident that left local residents shocked a body was found in a suitcase in a hostel in Ealing, which...

Counter terrorism police will board London buses in new effort to prevent attack
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Counter terrorism police will board London buses in new effort to prevent attack

Counter terrorism police backed by armed officers will board London buses and check other vehicles in a new effort to prevent an attack in the capital. Officers will also patrol at bus stops, bus stations and transport interchanges to make it harder for would-be terrorists to move around the city. Sniffer dogs and automatic number plate recognition technology will be...

New homes for Somerville Estate New Cross take step forward
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New homes for Somerville Estate New Cross take step forward

Planning permission to build the 20 flats and three houses at Wellington Close on the Somerville Estate in New Cross, which are set to be let at London Affordable Rent (LAR), was granted in February 2018. The site, formerly a sheltered housing block, is currently vacant – plans also include a small play area and...