London drug dealer spared jail after addict 'cuckooed' in Portsmouth home
At Portsmouth Crown Court Mr Lawson said: 'The defendant is a runner acting under instructionfor a financial reward.' The defendant, of Rosenthal Road, Lewisham, has no previous convictions. He is studying at university. He admitted two charges of ...
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Scottish Daily RecordAberdeen surgeon facing the sack over child porn chargesScottish Daily RecordBoth charges related to indecent images of children. Mamais qualified as a doctor at the University of London in 2001 and worked in Liverpool before movin… read more
Leader comment: Edinburgh, finally, joins global cycle revolution
Finally, the flagship scheme of what is a global cycling revolution has arrived in Scotland’s capital. London has its ‘Boris Bikes’, Glasgow’s version is the nextbike, Paris boasts more than 20,000 Velib bicycles, there’s Citi Bike in New York City and …
BBC NewsLondon callingBBC NewsLondon is not always an easy city to live in, so when I find myself falling out of love with it, I take a night walk listening to Chet Baker and remind myself of what I am taking for granted. A typical playlist to walk aro… read more
London taxi and private hire cab sex attacks ‘at 14-year high’
The number of rapes and sex assaults of taxi and private hire passengers in London reached a 14-year high in 2016, figures show. Transport for London (TfL) and the Met Police revealed a 21% rise on the previous year. In 2016, 164 offences were reported …
Sexual offences committed in London private hire cars and taxis surge in 2016The Independent
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How the City of London can survive Brexit
When Goldman Sachs gave £500,000 to the pro-EU campaign before Britain’s European referendum last year, opinions among those favouring remain were divided. I well remember a friend putting his head in his hands at the news of the bank’s donation.
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36 fabulous things to do in London this weekend
Time Out (blog)
Winter’s kicking in, so London’s been taken over by festive pop-ups. Spend the weekend gorging on fondue next to a rooftop ice rink and sipping mulled wine in a Nordic forest. Or forgo the festivities to watch moving films about queer identity at Fringe!
BBC NewsWanted Swindon man mocks police on London day outBBC NewsA man on the run who is wanted for robbery and kidnap offences has taunted police with photographs of a "day in London" on social media. Lee Mapstone has been using Facebook to … read more
Sexual offences committed in London private hire cars and taxis surge in 2016
Figures from the Metropolitan Police, compiled by Transport for London and published on Friday, reveal that the number of taxi and private hire journey-related sexual offences hit 164 in the capital last year, of which 30 cases were rape, up from a …
London taxi and private hire cab sex attacks ‘at 14-year high’BBC News
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Coventry TelegraphChannel 4 could be forced to move by law – and Coventry is ready to be its new homeCoventry TelegraphChannel 4 could be forced to move out of London by law, with Coventry a genuine contender in the running to be the new home of the br… read more