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1 hr ago | News Shopper

Dartford Crossing delays with tailbacks stretching 10 miles, reportedly as far as Orpington

Long delays on the M25 road are said to be affecting the A282 Dartford River Crossing toll booths travelling anticlockwise.

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5 hrs ago | Croydon Guardian

Men jailed over Rolex fraud

Alvin Baffour, 22 years-old, of Thornton Heath and Brandon Sakyiama-Collins, also 22, of Mitcham carried out fraud attempts across the south of England before being caught out in Maidstone, Kent.

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7 hrs ago | Harrow Times

'Senseless' plans to turn office block into flats

More than 160 firms in Premier House, in Station Road, Edgware, have been given between two weeks to six months notice to pack up and leave the building, which is owned by Reichmann Properties.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Newham Recorder

Teenagers found guilty of Queen's Market trader murder

Two teenagers who stabbed a Queen Street market trader in broad daylight after he tried to retrieve a stolen watch have been convicted in connection with his murder.

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Ilford Recorder

Three Romanian women guilty of prostitution in Ilford Lane where Mariana Popa was killed

Three Romanian women in their 20s pleaded guilty today to prostitution in the Ilford Lane area where sex-worker Mariana Popa was murdered.

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Andover Advertiser

Lightning causes travel disruption

Services between London Paddington and Reading, Swindon, Bristol and South Wales were "severely disrupted" due to signalling problems in the Twyford area between Reading and Maidenhead caused by an earlier lightning strike.

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Eltham man who stabbed Sidcup brother Sean Hayes to death after sibling's funeral jailed

An Eltham man who stabbed his Sidcup brother to death after a family funeral has been convicted of murder at the Old Bailey today and jailed for a minimum of 22 years.

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Ilford Recorder

Man arrested in City of London Cemetery murder probe

Police on the scene of a murder investigation at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium in Manor Park, Newham after a man was found with an injury to his neck.

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Croydon Guardian

Teenagers jailed for knifepoint robbery crime spree

Terrick Thompson, of Hythe Road, Thornton Heath , was sentenced to eight years and Curtis Mcpherson, from West Norwood, has been jailed for six years.

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Haringey Independent

The Tottenham and Wood Green Independent

Readers will have notice a change to this week's paper - The Haringey Independent has changed its name to the Tottenham and Wood Green Independent.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Wandsworth Guardian

Woman fined 250 after her dog killed beloved Yorkshire Terrier

A woman who walked off chatting on her mobile phone while her Staffie savaged a beloved Yorkshire terrier to death, has been ordered to pay compensation.

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Guardian-series.co.uk

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: King George Hospital

The trust running hospitals serving Redbridge has reportedly been referred to the government after auditors found it does not have sufficient plans to address its debt.

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Parent outrage as Bromley Council committee decision leaves children without a school

Parents have been left outraged after a Bromley Council committee rejected the creation of a new primary school - leaving their children without a school just six weeks before the start of term.

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Newham Recorder

Murder probe after man found with fatal neck wound in Manor Park cemetery

The victim, 54, was found in City of London Cemetery, Manor Park, shortly after 2pm yesterday but died in hospital later the same day.

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This is Local London

A dangerous criminal has been jailed after he stabbed a man from Walthamstow in the stomach.

Unemployed Paul Chambers, 27, of Poole Road in Hackney was convicted of grievous bodily harm towards Westley Murray on July 17 at Snaresbrook Crown Court.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Lancashire baby invited to help celebrate Prince George's first birthday

A LITTLE boy who shares his birthday with Prince George was one of just 12 children to be given a special coin to mark the day.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Romsey Advertiser

'Wide variation' for academy chains

England's best academy chains are raising standards for their poorest pupils and outperforming other state schools, but the weakest are lagging far behind, research suggests.

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PortStanleyNews.com

OPP Arrest Second Suspect in Patrol Boat Fire

Gerald Robert JACQUES , age 37 of Port Stanley, Ontario who was wanted by police for the alleged theft and arson of the Elgin County OPP Police boat on June 25, 2014, was apprehended last evening July 22, 2014.

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News Shopper

Poster shows Forest Hill's Timothy Spall as painter JMW Turner

The star, who was born in Battersea and now lives in Forest Hill, is set to appear at the iconic London painter JMW Turner in director Mike Leigh's biopic Mr Turner.

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Times-series.co.uk

Times Series: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

Dr Clive Richards, of Friars Avenue, Whetstone, was killed after falling from his bike in Archway Road, near Highgate tube station, in August 2013.

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