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Crime

Hounslow: Two in critical condition after hit-and-run

Detectives arrested a 20-year-old man at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of attempted murder.

London

Met chief ‘rejects meeting’ with National Black Police Association

Met chief Sir Mark Rowley sparked fury after reportedly turning down an invite to meet with the president of the National Black Police Association

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Chris Kaba: Family backs calls for UN investigation

The unarmed 24-year-old was killed earlier this month following a pursuit in Streatham

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London councils call for emergency funding boost over cost of living

Boroughs warn of potential £700m shortfall without funding uplift ahead of ‘mini budget’

Crime

‘Men on mopeds armed with a machete tried to steal my £70,000 watch’

Police are warning Londoners to be vigilant at transport hubs and densely-packed streets

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London bus bursts into flames after rush hour collision with two cars

Surrey Police said there were no injuries as a result of the blaze on Thursday morning

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Londoner leaves 49 ginger cats to Lewisham adoption home

Staff at the adoption centre said the situation had ‘completely got out of hand’

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Five London trusts join forces to battle long Covid symptoms

According to the Office for National Statistics, an estimated two million people were experiencing long Covid as of July 31

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Cyclists form ‘human barrier’ in Old Street safety protest

Campaigners protested at Old Street on Thursday morning to highlight the dangers of the ‘Clerkenwell boulevard’ route on World Car-free Day.

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TfL commissioner Andy Byford quits in major blow to Sadiq Khan

Capital’s transport chief will leave at the end of next month and return to the US

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Firefighters spend 12 hours tackling huge blaze at Ilford warehouse

Investigators are trying to establish what caused the blaze

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Train strikes: Thousands of London Marathon runners face disruption

Aslef has announced train drivers at 12 companies will walk off the job on October 1 and 5

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Belgravia head chef harassed and abused by disgruntled ex-colleague

Things turned sour between Peter Joseph and Ansarul Alom when the latter was removed as a director from Kahani in Sloane Square

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Chris Kaba’s family says seeing video of shooting was ‘very hard’

The 24-year-old’s mother said she remained determined to achieve ‘justice’ over her son’s death

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School up for $50,000 prize for boosting students’ mental health

The London Academy of Excellence has made it to the final three of the World’s Best School competition

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Watchdog raises ‘serious concerns’ over Met Police performance

Report finds Britain’s largest force is ‘failing’ in several areas of its work

Crime

Chris Kaba’s family view footage of his shooting after police chase

His mother spoke of her anguish watching her son’s final moments on the bodycam footage captured by police

London

Londoners ‘least likely to have seen NHS dentist in past two years’

Exclusive: The proportion of adults who have seen a dentist in the two years to June 2022 is as low as 14% in some boroughs

Transport

Severe delays at Paddington on evening commute after power line fail

Engineers are scrambling to fix power lines but commuters have been hit by ongoing disruption following funeral day meltdown

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Saxon graves discovered under Croydon car park

The burial site included 18 skeletons and Saxon artefacts

UK

Brazil’s Bolsonaro talks London fuel prices during Queen funeral visit

Controversial leader has been accused of ‘transforming the queen’s funeral into a rally’ as he seeks re-election in South America’s biggest country

London

Campaign to raise awareness of dangers of using Nitrous Oxide

Scientists have seen a rise in spinal injuries linked to thepopular recreational drug

London

Call for ban of ‘dangerous’ e-bike chargers for sale online

Almost 60 listings of incompatible chargers were on Amazon Marketplace, eBay, Wish.com and AliExpress

UK

Black History Month UK: why is it important?

Black History was founded in the UK in 1987 and was inspired by the US original