Category: <span>London News</span>

Harrow Road crash: Man dies after being struck by minicab in west London
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Harrow Road crash: Man dies after being struck by minicab in west London

A man has died after being struck by a minicab in west London. Officers were called to Harrow Road, near Royal Oak tube station, just after 10.30pm on Wednesday and found the 44-year-old man seriously injured. Medics battled to save him but he died at the scene. His next of kin have been informed. The driver of the car, a...

Police arrest 26 people as London ‘Kill the Bill’ protest sees clashes with officers
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Police arrest 26 people as London ‘Kill the Bill’ protest sees clashes with officers

Protesters and the police clashed in London over a controversial policing bill which led to 26 arrests and 10 injured police officers. Protesters in the ‘thousands’ descended on Central London to protest the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill earlier today (Saturday, April 3) which started in Hyde Park and ended in protesters being ‘kettled’ near...

Anger at Met Police’s two page snub on vigil for Sarah Everard
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Anger at Met Police’s two page snub on vigil for Sarah Everard

Cressida Dick was clinging on as head of the Metropolitan Police today despite anger behind the scenes over an official Scotland Yard report into the Clapham Commonvigil that the Standard has learned was “defiant” in tone and ran to just two pages. The Met Commissioner’s position looked safe for the time being when a senior Downing Street source told the...

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 –...