Category: <span>London News</span>

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...

Four arrests after hundreds of ‘covid rule breakers’ swoop on Harrods as crowds pack central London
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Four arrests after hundreds of ‘covid rule breakers’ swoop on Harrods as crowds pack central London

Police made four arrests for Covid-19 rule breaches after hundreds of young people mobbed Harrods , as visitors packed central London on the first weekend after lockdown. The group  swooped on the luxury store in Knightsbridge on Saturday afternoon, attempting to enter and crowding together in the streets outside. Most were not wearing face masks...

Sadiq Khan accused of protecting PR budget in City Hall cuts
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Sadiq Khan accused of protecting PR budget in City Hall cuts

London Assembly members have accused Sadiq Khan of “putting publicity before the needs of Londoners” by sparing his press team from cuts to his City Hall budget. The Mayor of London today (Tuesday November 17) published his Greater London Authority budget, shaving £38 million from his £640 million spending plans. The cash covers adult education, business and environment spending...

Men jailed for killing of shop worker in Wembley
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Men jailed for killing of shop worker in Wembley

Four men have been jailed over the death of a “humble” shop worker who was fatally shot in a case of mistaken identity. Kwasi Mensah-Ababio, 26, was shot in the head at close range as he sat on a park bench in Wembley on July 7 last year. He was wrongly identified as a gang...