Two Tottenham housing blocks at risk of catastrophic collapse

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; London Exclusive: 200 families are to be urgently moved out of blocks on Broadwater Farm estate after post-Grenfell safety checks Abdul Mukid, who has lived with his wife and child, Abdul, 3, for the past 8 years in a studio flat in Tangmere House, Läs mer…

How can we ignore child refugees facing cruelty and toxic stress? | Letters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Refugees How can we ignore child refugees facing cruelty and toxic stress? Former child refugee Marcelo Venegas writes about the inhumanity of separating immigrant children from their parents at the US border, while another reader draws attention to a teenage asylum seeker’s plight in Läs mer…

Grenfell Tower borough 'behaved like a property developer'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Grenfell Tower fire Council’s chief executive made comment in private meeting with survivors’ group, MPs told Barry Quirk, chief executive of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Photograph: Niklas Halle’N/AFP/Getty Images The chief executive of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea told Läs mer…

'Minor explosion' reported at north London tube station

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; London No serious injuries after incident at Southgate tube station shortly after 7pm Scotland Yard confirmed officers were at Southgate tube station. Photograph: Matthew Chattle / Alamy/Alamy Police are dealing with a reported explosion at an Underground station in north London after reports that Läs mer…

Bodycam footage shows flat where Grenfell fire started – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 1:55 The Grenfell Tower inquiry has been shown thermal camera footage of the moment firefighters entered the flat where the blaze started. They can be seen going into flat 16 at 1.08am and walking into the kitchen to tackle the source of Läs mer…

Minute's silence marks one-year anniversary of Finsbury Park attack

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Finsbury Park van attack Politicians and survivors of north London mosque attack vow to stay ‘strong and united’ Survivors of the Finsbury Park mosque attack join family members and politicians for a minute’s silence at Islington town hall. Photograph: AFP/Getty Survivors of the Finsbury Läs mer…

Teenager arrested over fatal north London stabbing

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; London Suspect, 19, arrested on suspicion of murder after incident near Turnpike Lane tube station Forensics officers at the crime scene near Turnpike Lane tube station in north London. Photograph: Dinendra Haria/Rex/Shutterstock A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man Läs mer…

Anti-terror panel discussed Parsons Green bomber’s case before attack

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; London Ahmed Hassan was assessed for radicalisation weeks before he put bomb on a tube train Parsons Green tube bomber Ahmed Hassan. Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA A government counter-radicalisation programme was considering giving the Parsons Green tube bomber the all-clear when he launched his attack Läs mer…

Loughborough Junction: three people killed by train in south London

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; UK news British Transport Police describe incident as unexplained after three people pronounced dead at the scene Railway tracks near Loughborough Junction, Brixton. Photograph: Richard Baker/Corbis via Getty Images Three people have died after being hit by a train near Loughborough Junction in south Läs mer…

Suicides raise alarm about UK's treatment of child refugees

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Immigration and asylum Three Eritrean teenagers killed themselves after travelling to Britain without their parents Alexander Tekle was ‘stressing about Home Office things’, according to a friend. Photograph: Family At least three teenage refugees who arrived in Britain from the migrant camp in Calais Läs mer…

Man critical but stable after possible ammonia attack in east London

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Crime Police searching for two men in their 20s in connection with incident in Ilford Detectives want to speak to William Deo (left) and Gavin Okwu-Brewis about the attack. Photograph: Metropolitan police/PA A man is in a critical but stable condition in hospital after Läs mer…

Police face legal action over use of facial recognition cameras

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facial recognition Campaigners say technology risks turning UK citizens into ‘walking ID cards’ It has been claimed that Met police carried out biometric checks at last year’s Remembrance Sunday service. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Two legal challenges have been launched against police forces in south Läs mer…

The problem with Uber’s new PR offensive: ‘It’s like sweatshop clothes. Someone is paying’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Uber The taxi app is attempting to turn around its toxic image with a quirky documentary narrated by Dawn French. But has anything actually changed for its drivers? Ali and his Manchester United Uber customers in Where to, Britain? Photograph: Channel Four Near the Läs mer…