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Yea Ping Chan, 42, and Foo Khong Heow, 49, of Lewisham in south-east London, tried to claim the violent assaults and a bizarre sucking punishment were part of a prayer ritual. A three-year-old girl, a six-year-old girl and a seven-year-old boy were rescued after someone called the NSPCC telling them ...
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Most people would rip out an orange Formica kitchen, but the artist Gillian Hyland decided to put one in when she renovated her two-bedroom 1930s flat in London. “I'm really into colour,” she says, “but the builders thought I was mad. It's the first apartment I've owned – I was tired of living in white boxes.
A rule of thumb: The queen and Prince Charles's presence is a sure sign of traditionally English touches, while the patronage of the younger generation – especially soon-to-be-married Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, whose courtship took place across London – suggest contemporary high-society ...
The hotel is offering two packages that give guests the true royal treatment: a helicopter tour of London; tickets to the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club (where the Royal couple made their first public appearance); a private tour of the official wedding venue (plus a luxury limo ride to get there); and VIP ...
A London hip hop artist missing in Rio de Janeiro may have "thrown himself into the sea", police in Brazil said. Kenny Mukendi, 20, also known as Kenny Vulcan, disappeared on 13 April after telling his girlfriend he was coming home from a recording studio. Police said his backpack containing his wallet, ...

An outbreak of toxic caterpillars that can cause asthma attacks, vomiting and skin rashes has descended on London, officials have warned. Oak processionary moths (OPM), which are in their larval stage, have been spotted across the south-east of England and in the capital. Hairs on the caterpillars can ...
There have been reports Mr Trump would spend most of his time outside of London to avoid demonstrations, with even conservative backers of the US leader urging him to stay away because of the risk of "major protests, crime and disorder". But speaking to LBC, Mr Johnson said: "He's very thick-skinned.
For nearly 150 years, it's been men only: Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela, Abraham Lincoln, Mahatma Gandhi and seven other statesmen. But on Tuesday, the statuary in London's Parliament Square got a new face: suffragist leader Millicent Fawcett. British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke at the ...
London antiques dealer admits murdering seven-year-old daughter. Robert Peters strangled Sophia at family ... Robert Peters, 56, throttled Sophia with a dressing gown cord while alone with her at his family home in Wimbledon, south-west London, in November. He called 999 to report what he had done ...
Figures obtained by the Liberal Democrats under the Freedom of Information Act show that seven families from London have been allocated council properties in Telford. The remaining 11 have been housed in private rented accommodation. They also show that 15 families were moved to the Shropshire ...
Bonang Matheba flew the SA flag high on Tuesday night in London as she represented Mzansi at a centenary celebration dinner for Nelson Mandela. B told TshisaLIVE just before she jetted off to host The Global Gift Nelson Mandela Centenary Dinner that she was approached to host the event after ...
A London public housing building that's been named as one of two proposed locations for London's first permanent safe consumption site is so drug infested, residents say it's been nicknamed "the Crystal Palace" because of the availability of crystal meth.
As if 2018 wasn't enough like a Black Mirror episode already. SEE ALSO: 'Black Mirror' will get a fifth season to fuel your nightmares. People living in Croyden, a suburb of London, received letters informing them that Black Mirror was going to be filming in their area. YO CROYDON: Black Mirror is gonna be ...
In our latest edition of the Coutts London Prime Property Index (CLPPI), we look at how prime London markets are performing so far this year and ... Despite the headwinds for sales volumes, there is a healthy volume of stock under offer across prime London markets - a 22% increase compared to the ...
Co-living is a bit like inhabiting well-appointed student halls for working people. For prices ranging from about £1,000 to nearly £3,000 a month, residents get an en-suite room and access to communal facilities such as a gym, TV room and kitchen. Most co-living options in the UK are currently in London.
The choice of London sends a clear message, according to Chung, that the exchange wants to “go mainstream” by being compliant with relevant regulations. He told reporters, “[w]e are not afraid of regulation nor are we escaping regulation.” Huobi is currently the world's fourth largest crypto-exchange by ...

For years, American football fans in the UK have had to suffer through the regular-season NFL games U.S. fans didn't care about. The NFL London branch of the league's International Series produced low-watt showdowns like Bears-Buccaneers, Rams-Cardinals, and a steady diet of the Jacksonville ...
Almost 150 years after he died, ending his life exhausted and depressed at apparent failure, the Irish artist Daniel Maclise has been vindicated: it was London filth, not his technique, which tarnished his reputation and the surface of his two masterpieces, the biggest paintings in the Palace of Westminster.
The full NFL schedule will be unveiled tonight at 8 p.m. but the first puzzle piece for the Eagles has been made public. The Eagles will face the Jacksonville Jaguars in a matchup of 2017 playoff teams at Wembley Stadium on October 28 at 9:30 a.m.. This will be the Eagles' first-ever regular-season game ...
London beat New York to reclaim its place as the world's leading financial centre, according to a report, but more than half of those surveyed believe London will lose its crown by 2023. This year's Global Regulatory Outlook report, which is published annually by corporate finance adviser Duff & Phelps, marks the first time ...
A four-day strike on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) due to take place from Friday has been called off. RMT union members were due to walkout at 04:00 BST in a dispute over working conditions. The strike would have affected runners required to register at the ExCel centre in east London, which is on the DLR line, ...
LONDON — South Africa's new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, who had traveled to London this week to assure global investors of his determination to tackle corruption in his country and restore faith in its public institutions, cut short his trip on Thursday to deal with unrest at home — a vivid indication of the ...
From modern fine dining, contemporary Indian, fusion Peruvian, immaculate sushi and dim sum, to casual tapas, London has it all, served up with the high-octane buzz of one of the world's great capital cities. LTI looked at 48 contenders, before settling on this eclectic selection of 20 of the UK capital's best ...
The show has not announced a cast for London, but each previous cast was led by Patrick Page as Hades and Amber Gray as Persephone; the cast in Canada featured Reeve Carney as Orpheus and T. V. Carpio as Eurydice. The musical is being produced by Mara Isaacs, Dale Franzen, Hunter Arnold ...
A brutalist 1960s home in London that has been preserved like a bonafide real estate time capsule has hit the market for the first time with an asking price of £3.25 million (US$4.57 million). Known as Housden House—named for its architect and owner, the late Brian Housden—the concrete and glass ...
A spokesperson said: "Police were called at 16:27hrs to a bookmakers in Upper Clapton Road, E5, after reports of a male unconscious. "Officers attended with LAS and London's Air Ambulance. "Despite the efforts of medical staff the male, believed to be aged in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene.
A return to high levels of stop and search will not solve London's violent crime problem, Diane Abbott has said, as policymakers continue to come under pressure after the latest spate of killings in the capital. The shadow home secretary said random stop and search had poisoned relations between the ...
Police have arrested a pensioner on suspicion of murder after he fatally wounded an intruder during a suspected burglary at his home. Two men entered the property in Further Green Road in Hither Green, south-east London, early on Wednesday morning. One suspect, armed with a screwdriver, forced the ...
Not only did he own the only Indian shop in Southall, west London – and probably the country at the time – but he was also one of the first Punjabis to make the area his home, in 1951. When a shipment of provisions arrived from India, Sangha would dispatch his daughter Guddi to spread the good news.
Two men have denied the murder of a model who died from a stab wound to the heart. Harry Uzoka, 25, was pronounced dead at the scene in Shepherd's Bush, west London, at about 17:00 GMT on 11 January. At the Old Bailey, Jonathan Okigbo, 23, of York Rise, Camden, and Merse Dikanda, 23, of no ...
Police hunting the killer of a teenager shot in the face in north-east London are investigating why he was picked out for a “determined attack”. Amaan Shakoor, 16, was shot on Monday evening in Walthamstow about 30 minutes after Tanesha Melbourne-Blake, 17, was killed in a drive-by shooting nearby in ...
Forensic officers search the London scene Tuesday where a 17-year old girl was fatally shot Monday evening. Police in nearby Walthamstow found a ... But a recent surge in London killings — many of them by stabbing — has sparked growing fears of violence there. British media widely reported this week ...
Average prices for prime property in central London declined 1.1% in the year to February, according to a Knight Frank report released Tuesday. The marginal adjustment means that though prices are now 8% below their previous peak in August 2015, the city is facing more stable market conditions, the ...
It follows a spike in violence in London in recent weeks which saw more murders committed in the capital in February and March than there were in New York. Before Monday's violence, the Metropolitan Police had investigated 46 murders in London in 2018, including 31 fatal stabbings. The force said ...
A girl was shot dead in north London. Just three miles and 25 minutes later a boy, 16, was left fighting for life after being gunned down in east London. "A second victim, a boy believed to be 17, has been taken to an east London hospital with stab injuries. We await an update on his condition." Local Labour ...
London's Murger Hanhan specialises in really unusual dishes from Shan Xi region, home of the Terracotta Army. One of its signature dishes is the “Murger”, which is considered the Chinese equivalent to the Western hamburger and is probably the world's oldest sandwich or hamburger dating back to the ...
London police are investigating a robbery that involved multiple shots being fired in the city's west end. Police were called to an incident at a parking lot in the area of Vicsount and Wonderland Roads last Thursday. Police said multiple shots were fired after a man attempted to rob a young couple of their ...
London and New York have nearly the exact same population. And now for the first time in recent history, London has overtaken New York in murders—there were more slayings in the UK capital in February and March than in America's largest city. According to figures from the Metropolitan Police, first ...
A region of ice the size of Greater London vanished from the edge of Antarctica between 2010 and 2016, a new British-led study has shown. The 1,463 square kilometres of underwater ice at the base of the Antarctic ice sheet melted under the influence of warm ocean water currents. Scientists ...
There were 37 homicides in London over that period versus 32 in New York, and the cities are comparably sized. ... After four young men were killed in knife attacks across the city on New Year's Eve, London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced a “significant increase in targeted stop and search” by police.
A gas leak in London's West End has forced theatres to cancel performances and restaurants to close their doors. About 1,000 residents have been evacuated after emergency services responded to a leak in St Martin's Lane, near Leicester Square, just after 6pm on Tuesday. The English National Opera ...
A tourist bus crash that left one man with a severed ear was caused when the driver took his hands off the wheel to look at a map, it has been revealed. Four people were injured after the roof of a double-decker tour bus was ripped off after it hit a tree branch in central London in August 2015. Passenger ...
A 17-year-old girl has been shot dead in north London, police said, while a 16-year-old boy is fighting for his life after a second gun attack. Scotland Yard said officers were called to reports of a shooting in Chalgrove Road, Tottenham, at 9.35pm on Monday. "Officers attended along with the London ...
A new campaign is seeking to turn the city into a pollinator's playground by planting a wildflower for every resident. As things stands now, London plays home to more than 8.3 million trees and 14,000 species of wildlife. But if a new campaign by the non-profit National Park City is successful, the city will ...
It's quarter to eleven on a Friday night. A stretch of pavement outside east London's Mile End tube station, usually reserved for a newspaper stand and commuters and students marching swiftly past shopowners on their cigarette breaks, is cordoned off. Police cars and vans surround the area, filling the site ...
A 16-year-old boy found with bullet wounds within an hour of another fatal shooting in London has died. The teen was left critically ill after being shot in Walthamstow on Monday in an attack that also left a 15-year-old boy with stab injuries. His death follows that of a 17-year-old girl, named locally as ...
MPs and campaigners have said authorities are failing to get a grip on violent crime in London after two teenagers were fatally shot on the same night in the capital. A 17-year-old girl died first after a drive-by shooting in Tottenham, north London. Police said on Tuesday evening that a 16-year-old boy shot ...
Average prices for prime property in central London declined 1.1% in the year to February, according to a Knight Frank report released Tuesday. The marginal adjustment means that though prices are now 8% below their previous peak in August 2015, the city is facing more stable market conditions, the ...
London is home to hundreds of amazing bars and cosy pubs, and loads of incredible spa hotels and day spas. But why not combine the two? I'm not just talking sipping fizz in a fluffy white robe and slippers, because Ella di Rocco on Fulham Road goes one better. The new addition to the London spa scene ...


 

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