Sunday, February 19, 2017

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Concern grows for missing Cristina

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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...

Inquest opens into death of hospital physio Esther Hartsilver

A Co-Op lorry driver ran over a physiotherapist cycling to work in an accident waiting to happen, an inquest heard. Philip Beadle did not see...

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...

Man dies pruning trees outside primary school

A tree surgeon has been killed on a leafy affluent street after his neck was injured in a horrific chainsaw accident.  The man, in his...

‘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...

EXCLUSIVE: Lewisham scrutiny chair welcomes mayor quitting post on under-fire charity

Lewisham's watchdog chief has welcomed mayor Sir Steve Bullock's decision to quit his posts on a...

Frank packs a punch at former iconic boxing pub, Thomas A’ Becket, as...

Former WBC and European heavyweight champ Frank Bruno MBE packed a real punch with the punters when he turned up to the former famous...

Southeasten keeping love on track for Valentines

A commuter train company played cupid today by beaming out messages of love on its information screens and announcing them over tannoys. Southeastern found itself...

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...

Violent psychiatric patient repeatedly stabbed mental health ward staff

A violent psychiatric patient stabbed two members of staff on a mental health ward in a vicious knife attack. Myha Grant stabbed health care assistant...

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...

How Lewisham’s Fred Copeman helped to fight the fascist in the Spanish Civil War

In the early hours of February 12, 1937 a fleet of lorries pulled up outside a farm house in the Jarama Valley, 30 km...

Palace’s lucky eagle mascot flying high despite bird flu fears

Crystal Palace Football Club's lucky eagle mascot has been missing from recent home games - because of bird flu fears. Fans of the struggling Premier League...

Bank and post office robbers used firearms to terrorise victims

  Six men have been jailed for their part in a series of robberies at ten banks and post offices. The robberies all took place in...

Bakerloo line extension moves closer as new consultation launched

The extension of the Bakerloo line has moved one step closer after new detailed proposals were set out for consultation on station locations along...
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