Category: <span>London News</span>

Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman: Vigil held for murdered sisters
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Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman: Vigil held for murdered sisters

Family and friends have gathered at a vigil in the north-west London park where two sisters were murdered. Bibaa Henry, 46, and Nicole Smallman, 27, were stabbed at Ms Henry’s birthday party last June by a man who thought he may win the lottery if he killed them. People lit candles and laid flowers at...

Holocaust memorial in Westminster is given go-ahead after inquiry
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Holocaust memorial in Westminster is given go-ahead after inquiry

A controversial Holocaust memorial and education centre is to be built in the heart of Westminster at a cost of more than £100m after the government gave it the go-ahead following a public inquiry. The Board of Deputies of British Jews welcomed the decision, saying there was “something uniquely powerful about locating a memorial to the Holocaust...

Haringey locals lament ‘no one cares’ as they’re forced to ‘build barricades’ to protect homes from sewage water
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Haringey locals lament ‘no one cares’ as they’re forced to ‘build barricades’ to protect homes from sewage water

Residents at a housing complex in Haringey have been left to clear up following severe water damage to their homes following Monday (July 12) night’s flash flooding across London. The New River Avenue development in Hornsey was completely submerged with many low level flats becoming flooded after water spilled in through basements. Sewage was still visible outside...

Two teenage boys killed in stabbings in south London
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Two teenage boys killed in stabbings in south London

Two teenage boys have been killed in separate stabbings in south London amid concerns that last year’s surge in violence after the coronavirus lockdown could be replicated this summer. A 15-year-old died in Woolwich, south-east London, and a 16-year-old in Lambeth, in the south of the capital, on Monday. The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan,...

Three arrested and three officers injured at anti-lockdown protests in London
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Three arrested and three officers injured at anti-lockdown protests in London

Police arrested three people and three officers were injured during anti-lockdown protests on Saturday that saw thousands descend on central London and hundreds of tennis balls launched at the Houses of Parliament. The Metropolitan police said three people were arrested at the protests – for breach of the peace and assault on police, plus one was already...