Moment thug hurls a bystander to the ground in a horrific attack outside an east London pub

Shocking footage of a man being punched to the ground outside a London pub has been released by detectives as they hunt for the unknown attacker. CCTV from Station Parade, Barking has shown how the victim was hanging around in the street when he was attacked. The assailant came from behind a group of three […]

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Herd of cows trample man, 67, and his dog to death in East Sussex field 

John McNamara, 67, was killed in a field in Forest Row, East Sussex on Monday. A father who was trampled to death by a herd of cows has been described as a ‘wonderful man’ and a ‘hero’.   John McNamara, 67, was killed in a field in Forest Row, East Sussex on Monday. The retired biology lecturer […]

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Knifeman ‘goes on rampage and stabs commuters on east London train’

This is the dramatic moment a knifeman was arrested by police yesterday evening following a stabbing on the London Overground. One person was knifed in the attack at Hackney Central station in East London, his condition is not thought to be life-threatening.  Pictures from frightened commuters show hundreds of passengers evacuating the station with service suspended […]

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Teenager is shot dead in Walthamstow in 108th murder in London

Teenager is shot dead in east London in 108th murder in the capital this year as police launch hunt for killer The 19-year-old man was shot and mortally wounded in Walthamstow  He was taken to hospital in north east London by friends in a car where he died Police have appealed for witnesses to come […]

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Two friends from a London East End school have very different lives

As schoolboys, David Ejim-McCubbin and Stephen Lansana were the best of friends. Both were pupils at the Royal Docks Community School in Newham, East London, from the age of 11, and they were equally academically bright and in the top sets. In the same class, they studied together, played football after school and were in […]

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B&M is fined record £480,000 after selling knives to four teenagers at bargain store in east London 

B&M is fined record £480,000 after selling knives to four teenagers at bargain store in east London It is illegal to sell knives measuring more than three inches to under 18s A 15-year-old boy and 14-year-old girl were able to buy a set of four sharp knives B&M was fined for each separate incident, with […]

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Woman in her 20s is brutally stabbed several times in south east London 

Woman in her 20s is airlifted to hospital after being brutally stabbed in the back several times in south east London Woman in 20s was stabbed several times in back around 9.30am this morning Following incident in Woolwich, south east London, she was airlifted to hospital By Zoie O’brien For Mailonline Published: 06:07 EDT, 10 […]

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London ‘s new east-west railway Crossrail will miss December opening date

London’s new £14.8 billion Elizabeth line will miss its December opening date with passengers now being forced to wait until next autumn for services to begin.    The colossal project had been expected to open this year bringing significantly reduced journey times to the capital. A spokesman confirmed today however that the project would open nine months later […]

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Short-staffed ambulance service considering asking volunteers to drive its vehicles amid staffing crisis

A SHORT-staffed ambulance service is considering asking volunteers to drive its vehicles. East of England says the public could join qualified medics on some calls. PA:Press Association East of England ambulance service is considering asking volunteers to drive its vehicles Bosses may also draft in the military and other emergency services. But a senior paramedic […]

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Iconic Kongo mosque believed to be oldest in East Africa

By FADHILI FREDRICKMore by this Author Amid huge baobab trees at the northern part of the Diani Beach shoreline lies the iconic Kongo mosque, overlooking the Indian Ocean. It has stood for ages and is believed to have been built using coral stones between 13th and 14th century by Arab merchants. At the time, the […]

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