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London knife crime hits highest level ever recorded

Knife crime in London has risen to its highest ever level with nearly 15,000 offences committed during the past year, according to figures out today. By – Martin Bentham The Office for National Statistics said the total of 14,987 knife crimes in the year to the end of June was a 15 per cent rise on the comparable figure 12 months earlier. It includes ...

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London bridges fitted with security barriers in response to terrorism

Security barriers were installed overnight on three London bridges after Saturday night’s terrorist attack that saw a white van mow down pedestrians on London Bridge. Via: Eleanor Rose    TfL confirmed that fences were erected on Waterloo, Lambeth and Westminster bridges. Commuters were pictured crossing the bridges behind the sturdy-looking new structures. It came as Londoners returned to work amid ...

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