Category: <span>London News</span>

Alpha Road: Man, 18, stabbed in Deptford after large party
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Alpha Road: Man, 18, stabbed in Deptford after large party

Officers were called to Alpha Road at around 11.50pm on November 27, attending alongside ambulance services, where they found the victim. He was taken to hospital for treatment, where he remains in a non-life-threatening condition. Detectives believe that the man had been at a party in the area prior before being attacked. This party was...

Folajimi Olubunmi-Adewole: Inquest into Thames hero’s death
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Folajimi Olubunmi-Adewole: Inquest into Thames hero’s death

Folajimi “Jimi” Olubunmi-Adewole, 20, was on his way home from work at a central London restaurant when he and another man, Joaquin Garcia, entered the water at around midnight on Saturday April 24. The Coastguard and the Metropolitan Police Marine Policing Unit rescued the woman and Mr Garcia, but could not locate Mr Olubunmi-Adewole. On...

Tulse Hill live: ‘Ceiling of school collapses’ closing South Circular as children rushed to hospital
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Tulse Hill live: ‘Ceiling of school collapses’ closing South Circular as children rushed to hospital

The ceiling of a school in Tulse Hill has reportedly collapsed today, closing a section of the South Circular. The Sun reports that schoolchildren from Rosemead Prep School, in Thurlow Park road, have been ‘rushed to hospital’ following the incident at around 9.20am today. The South Circular (A205) is closed to traffic in both directions between...

Vulnerable HIV patient inside detention centre where Covid is rife ‘left without life-saving treatment for 7 days’
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Vulnerable HIV patient inside detention centre where Covid is rife ‘left without life-saving treatment for 7 days’

A vulnerable HIV patient held inside an immigration detention centre has been “left without life-saving treatment and his antidepressants for seven days.” The man, 42, who has asked to remain anonymous, relies on the treatment to reduce his viral load to undetectable levels – but a Covid-19 outbreak that has ripped through the centre has...

Met police officer superimposed his face on photo of murdered sisters Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman
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Met police officer superimposed his face on photo of murdered sisters Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman

Two Metropolitan Police officers who took sickening pictures of the bodies of two murdered sisters and shared them on WhatsApp are facing jail. PC Deniz Jaffer, 47, and PC Jamie Lewis, 33, had been assigned to guard the scene overnight after Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman were found dead in bushes at Fryent Country Park in Wembley. Four images...

London under siege: Armed gangs force police to deploy special units as violence erupts
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London under siege: Armed gangs force police to deploy special units as violence erupts

A Section 60 stop and search has been authorised in the Wandsworth and Merton area following the terrifying witness accounts. Additional officers have now been deployed in local areas to “provide reassurance”. The Met Police received multiple reports of males armed with weapons in Putney, the Sutton and Croydon Guardian reported. The force said in...

Man died after falling into gap, RAIB finds
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Man died after falling into gap, RAIB finds

A man who fell into the gap between the train and platform while getting off a London Underground service was not seen by two drivers, a report has found. He was crushed by the Tube train he had been on and then hit by another one. He died at the scene. The curve of the...

Stratford death: Woman falls from building after man arrested
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Stratford death: Woman falls from building after man arrested

A woman has died after falling from a block of flats soon after a man had been arrested at the same address in east London. The man was taken into custody after police were called to the block in International Way, Stratford, at 16:30 BST on Tuesday. Just over an hour later a woman fell...