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Alfie Lamb: Crushed to death ‘for crying’

Three-year-old Alfie Lamb was fatally crushed by a car seat pushed back by his mother’s boyfriend who was angered by the boy’s crying. “Manipulative” Stephen Waterson, 26, inflicted irreversible brain injuries on Alfie in 2018. Waterson initially denied manslaughter but changed his plea to guilty. He was sentenced to...

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TfL announces ‘urgent review’ of London minicab drivers

Image caption Minicab drivers must sit mandatory exams to get a licence from Transport for London Transport for London has announced an “urgent review” after the BBC found thousands of London minicab drivers may be working fraudulently. Drivers must sit mandatory exams at TfL centres or authorised private schools...

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Croydon tram crash driver Alfred Dorris ‘will not be prosecuted’

Image caption Seven people were killed when a tram derailed near to Sandilands tram stop in November 2016 The driver of a tram that crashed in Croydon and killed seven people will not face prosecution, the BBC understands. More than 50 people were injured when the tram derailed near...

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Ealing Abbey: Paedophile priests acted ‘like the mafia’

Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption Laurence Soper was jailed for 18 years for abusing boys at St Benedict’s A group of paedophile priests behaved “like the mafia”, abusing dozens of young boys at a west London school over a 50 year period, a report says. St Benedict’s School,...

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Extinction Rebellion protesters dragged from Tube train roof

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOne eyewitness captured the moment a climate protester was dragged from top of Tube train (ITV Footage) Commuters have dragged climate change protesters from the roof of a London Underground train. Extinction Rebellion activists climbed on trains at Stratford, Canning Town...

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Mark Duggan family agree settlement with Met over death

Image copyright Jeff Moore Image caption Mark Duggan was shot by police in Tottenham who believed he was carrying a weapon The family of Mark Duggan, whose death sparked riots across England in August 2011, has settled a damages claim against the Met over his shooting. Mr Duggan, 29,...

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