Sunday, February 19, 2017

Merton

Detectives investigating Hillside Road, killing charge 38-year-old man with murder

Detectives investigating a killing in Streatham Hill, have charged a man. Chi-Wah Cheung, 38, of no fixed abode, was charged on Thursday, February 16 with...

Walking or cycling for 20 mins a day could ‘save NHS £1.7bn’

Walking or cycling for just 20 minutes a day could save the NHS £1.7 billion towards life-saving treatments, according to new research. The Greater London...

‘Time running out’ to tackle mental illness in the LGBT+ community

A new London Assembly report has laid bare the shocking extent of mental illness experienced by the LGBT+ community. Verbal and physical abuse targeting sexual...

London’s renting crisis leads to fears over ‘unsettled’ children

London’s renting crisis is now so severe that parents are concerned for their children’s stability and wellbeing. A survey of mothers and fathers in the...

Rail Union RMT confirms guards and drivers on Southern Rail will strike

RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that guards and drivers on Southern Rail will strike again, in...

‘Gun surrender’ removes deadly weapons from London streets

More than 80 firearms and over 1,000 rounds of ammunition were handed into police last week as part of a city-wide 'gun surrender'. The haul...

Dying paedophile jailed for ‘Breaking Bad’ crystal meth plot

A terminally ill paedophile who bought crystal meth on the streets of London and lured children to his house for sex has been jailed after...

Mayor to mark Oscars night with Trafalgar Square film screening

Trafalgar Square will be transformed into London’s biggest cinema for a free screening of Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman to celebrate the capital's creative success. The...

Flying start for city’s cyclists as Londoners pedal past record

London cyclists made a record number of pedal-powered journeys around the capital in the first month of 2017, new figures reveal. Transport for London said...

81-year-old woman was subjected to a 96-minute attack by alleged rapist, court is told

An alleged rapist subjected an 81-year-old woman to a 96 minute attack, a court has heard. Anthony Roberts, 41, is said to have followed the...

Sir Bernard calls for ‘more trust’ in Met’s firearms officers

London’s top police chief says officers who carry guns should be viewed with “less suspicion and more trust”. Met Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe questioned the...

Mum’s heartfelt plea to find the killer of her 15-year-old son on Valentine’s Day

  The mother of a teenage boy who was shot in their family home on Valentine's Day 10 years ago has issued a heartfelt plea...

Firefighters rescue hundreds from ‘Fifty Shades’ sex game mishaps

Fire chiefs have warned kinky couples to play it safe on Valentine's Day after a sharp rise in the number of embarrassing sex game mishaps. London's...

Mayor calls for scrappage fund to rid city of diesel vehicles

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has urged ministers to implement plans for a nationwide “dirty” diesel scrappage fund in a bid to fight back against the...

Parents make emotional appeal to find the killer of their son

The parents of student who was found dead six years-ago has made a heartfelt plea to find the killers of their son after police...

Blues held 1-1 at Burnley but open up 10-point lead at top of Premier...

Pedro's first half strike put the Blues into a commanding position but they were pegged back by a wonder free-kick, the result a 1-1...

BIG INTERVIEW: Doc proud to be at heart of diabetes research

More than 4.5 million people across the UK are now living with diabetes – and three times that number are at risk of developing...

Half of Londoners ‘fear they will never retire’, survey reveals

Almost half of Londoners fear they will never be able to retire, according to new research. A staggering 45 per cent of Londoners are now...

Rough sleepers exposed to mental health ‘crisis’ on London streets

Homelessness is on the rise in London with increasing numbers of people forced to spend a night on the streets. Drugs and alcohol are often...

Khan blasts ministers over ‘shameful’ child refugees decision

London Mayor Sadiq Khan says ministers should “hang their heads in shame” for cancelling a key programme to help child refugees find sanctuary in...

Fears for safety of 15-year-old girl missing for over a month

Police in Southwark say they are "increasingly concerned" for the safety of a 15-year-old girl who went missing more than a month ago. Officers are...

Londoner could face jail in crackdown on ‘dangerous’ lasers

A Londoner could be the first to face jail under tough new laws designed to prevent people shining laser pens at pilots, trains and buses. Limshin...

What are your kids getting up to online?

Today is Safer Internet Day and some research has thrown up some interesting dynamics between parents and their kids attitude and use of the...

Two stabbed in Clapham, last night following a fight

  TWO men were stabbed last night following a fight at Albion Albion Avenue, in Clapham, yesterday evening. Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended and...

Teenager admits killing US tourist in Russell Square knife attack

A teenager has admitted killing an American tourist and stabbing five others during a knife rampage in central London last summer. Zakaria Bulhan, 19, fatally...

Satanist cop killer Stefano Brizzi found dead in prison cell

A man who was serving a life sentence for killing serving police officer Gordon Semple has been found dead in his cell. Stefano Brizzi, 50,...
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