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Hackney stabbing: Boy, 14, and man held on suspicion of murder

Image copyright Nadeem Saeed Image caption The victim died in Clarence Mews, Hackney, on Thursday A 14-year-old boy was among two people to be arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed to death in east London. The victim, aged in his 20s, was pronounced dead in...

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Met Police Ch Supt Simon Ovens facing probe over child abuse clip contact

A senior Met Police officer is facing an inquiry over his contact with another officer prior to her conviction for possession of an indecent image. Supt Robyn Williams was sentenced this month after failing to report her sister for sending a “disturbing” clip of child abuse on WhatsApp. It...

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Dillian Whyte: Promoter Eddie Hearn expects ring return despite UK Anti-Doping case

Whyte was informed of his adverse test three days before facing Oscar Rivas in July It “would be ridiculous” for Dillian Whyte to halt his career despite returning an adverse doping test in July, says promoter Eddie Hearn. Briton Whyte, 31, is “really likely” to fight on 7 December...

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Stratford stabbing: Family of stabbed boy speak of loss

The family of a 15-year-old who was stabbed to death in east London have said he was a talented and loving boy. Baptista Adjei, from North Woolwich, was killed on Stratford Broadway on his way home from school in October. A 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder. electrical...

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‘I think I inherited my loneliness’

Image copyright Angel Kissi Image caption Angel Kissi says she has struggled with loneliness since she was a child Do we inherit loneliness from our parents in the same way we inherit our hair and eye colour? Two women explain how loneliness has played a part in their lives...

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Orpington crash: One dead and 15 hurt as buses and car collide

Image copyright @999London/Twitter Image caption The crash occurred on Sevenoaks Road in Orpington at about 22:10 GMT One person has died and 15 others have been hurt in a crash between two buses and a car in south-east London. The crash occurred on Sevenoaks Road in Orpington at about...

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Universal credit: MPs call for action on women driven to ‘survival sex’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Women say being left short of money by universal credit is forcing them to make desperate decisions Evidence that women are being driven to sex work because of problems with universal credit must lead to government action, MPs have said. A number of...

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Swapping gang life for walking boots

A Londoner who was a former victim of gun crime says taking up walking as a hobby helped him escape a life of gang violence. Dwayne Fields believes it helped turn his life around and hopes sharing his experiences with young people might help them too. fridge repair Source...

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Stratford stabbing: Teenager killed outside shopping centre

Image copyright PA Media Image caption The boy died on Stratford Broadway on Thursday afternoon A teenager has been stabbed to death near Stratford Shopping Centre. Officers found the 15-year-old boy suffering from stab wounds on Stratford Broadway in east London shortly after 15:20 BST on Thursday. Police believe...

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