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First officer on Manchester blast scene: I screamed for my colleagues

The first officer on the scene of the Manchester Arena suicide bombing has described how he “screamed” for his colleagues after the blast.

Mark Renshaw, 24, a PCSO for British Transport Police, spent two hours using makeshift items as stretchers as he and his emergency service ...

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Man charged over ‘bomb threat’ on Malaysia Airlines flight

A man has been charged with endangering the safety of an aircraft and making false threats after he threatened to detonate a bomb and attempted to enter the cockpit of a Malaysia Airlines plane flying out of Australia.

Manodh Marks appeared in court on Thursday and faces a potential ...

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China warns of ‘global consensus’ on tackling climate change

Fighting climate change is a “global consensus” and an “international responsibility”, China’s prime minister Li Keqiang said.

Speaking in Berlin about the Paris climate change accord, he said: “China in recent years has stayed true to its ...

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South East London youngsters featured in new photography exhibition

A display of 31 images of children just as they leave primary school, and before they move onto secondary school, by photographer Rachel Molina opens at the V&A Museum of Childhood, Bethnal Green, on 10 June 2017.

The transition from primary to secondary education is a first ...

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Stay hydrated this summer says Greenwich home care provider

Older people, their families, friends and neighbours across the Royal Borough of Greenwich are encouraged to think about staying hydrated this summer. Individuals have a moral duty to support vulnerable people who may be at risk, in any way they can, leading home care provider Bluebird Care ...

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Art exhibition in Crystal Palace

A collection of paintings entitled City Moments by Bev Jones will be exhibited at The Paxton Centre at 52 Anerley Hill, Crystal Palace, London.

“It's south London street scenes, mostly, Croydon, Crystal Palace with a bit of Brixton and London Bridge,” says Bev.

The ...

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Dartford swim school nominated for national awards

A Swim School that operates in Dartford and Swanley has been nominated for three awards in a national competition for organisations that provide activities for children.

Angela’s Swim School is in the categories: Best Franchised/Licensed Pre-school Activity, Best ...

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Hamilton finish bottom of TV coverage table

Hamilton may have escaped relegation for another year but they finished bottom of the league when it came to their Sportscene appearances.

Accies – who avoided falling through the Ladbrokes Premiership trapdoor by beating play-off rivals Dundee United over two legs last week – ...

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Huddersfield name David Moss as new head of football operations

Newly-promoted Huddersfield have appointed David Moss as head of football operations.

The Terriers, who won promotion to the Premier League on Monday, have chosen the 48-year-old to replace Stuart Webber in the role following the latter’s defection to Norwich in April.

Moss ...

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These are Eltham candidates' views on the NHS, education, crime and local issues this General Election 2017

With the General Election on the horizon, News Shopper has been asking local candidates for their positions on key issues in this election.

Clive Efford for the Labour Party, Matt Hartley for the Conservatives, and David Hall-Matthews for the Liberal Democrats are standing in ...

2017-06-01 12:39 open_in_new
A teenager has gone missing from Northfleet with links to Cooling

A teenager has gone missing from Northfleet and police are asking the public for help.

Robert Barton Hanson, 16, was reported missing from Northfleet on the evening of May 27.

He is believed to have links to Cooling.

A police spokesman said: "He is described as ...

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Motorcyclist fighting for life after crash in Blackheath Hill

A motorcyclist is fighting for his life following a crash in Blackheath Hill.

Emergency services were called just after 7.20am today to reports of a crash between a car and a motorcycle.

London Ambulance Service attended and resuscitated the rider who was suffering a ...

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‘Covfefe’? It’s a message to the Russians, quips Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton has a hunch about Donald Trump’s mysterious tweet, “covfefe”.

“I thought it was a hidden message to the Russians,” the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate joked.

People in covfefe houses shouldn't throw covfefe. ...

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UK will still press White House over climate change, says Boris Johnson

Britain will continue to press the US to cut damaging emissions even if President Donald Trump pulls out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, Boris Johnson has said.

Mr Trump has said he will announce on Thursday whether he intends to go ahead with his election campaign pledge to ...

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In graphic: Poll of polls with seven days to go

With seven days until the snap General Election, the seven-day rolling average of all published polls shows support for the Conservatives remains at 44%.

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The Labour Party has 35%, the Lib Dems 8%, Ukip 5% and the Greens with 2%.

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Ernie reaches £17.4bn in prize money in 60 years of Premium Bond draws

Premium Bonds are celebrating 60 years since the first draw on June 1 1957.

For the June 2017 draw, Ernie paid out over 2.3 million prizes worth more than £66 million in total.

This brings the grand total number of prizes since the first draw in 1957 to 371 million and the overall ...

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Programme for Purley Festival released

With Purley Festival just four weeks away, the organisers have released the full programme for the festival fringe from Monday 26th to Friday 30th June and the finale at the Rotary Field, Brighton Road on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd July. Purley Festival is a community arts and music festival ...

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Greenwich youngsters performed spectacular drama showcase

On Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th May, children from Heronsgate Primary School performed a spectacular drama showcase to their proud parents and special guests, newly-inaugurated Mayor of Greenwich, Councillor Peter Brooks and Jeremy James, the Artistic Director of Greenwich & Lewisham ...

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Leigh will fight to bitter end in battle to beat drop, says Paterson

Leigh forward Cory Paterson says the Centurions remain confident they can survive in their first season back in the Betfred Super League as they prepare to take on 2015 champions Leeds at Headingley on Friday night.

The promoted Centurions made an encouraging start to their campaign, ...

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Cardiff boss Neil Warnock speaks out about Joe Ledley's Crystal Palace future

Neil Warnock has played down reports linking Crystal Palace midfielder Joe Ledley with a move back to Cardiff.

Ledley, 30, is likely to leave the Eagles when his contract runs out this summer. Injuries and selection have restricted the Wales international to just eight appearances in ...

2017-06-01 11:33 open_in_new
Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after 'serious' crash in Blackheath Hill

A motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital following a crash in Blackheath Hill.

The road is closed and drivers are advised to avoid the area while emergency services deal with the incident.

Serious road traffic collision BLACKHEATH HILL SE3 avoid area. Emergency ...

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