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If there's a stand-up comedian who deserves to be heckled then it's probably Frankie Boyle. It's not Ardal O'Hanlon.


Reports of sexual violence on the DLR and London Underground have risen by 31% within the last financial year, according to the latest figures from British Transport Police (BTP).

The figures also showed a 9.5% increase in violence against a person on the network from March 2012-2013 (1,897) to March 2013-2014 (2077).

UPDATE: Jubilee line hit by signal failures

By Rob Virtue on August 21, 2014 11:40 AM |


The Jubilee line was part suspended on Thursday morning after a signal failure at Waterloo hit services.

Problems began at 8.30am when minor delays were caused by signalling issues at Swiss Cottage.



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In fairness, the organisers wouldn't have expected this. Not at a gig aimed at middle-aged people, set in the palatial grounds of the Old Royal Naval College.

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Around £400,000 was seized from travel agencies in East London yesterday as part of an ongoing investigation into Hajj fraud.

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Football stars of Charlton and West Ham, including Hammers boss Sam Allardyce got a soaking this week.


A 68-storey tower planned for South Quay has been thrown into doubt following concerns, including those expressed by Mayor of London Boris Johnson.



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Nothing in Lucy feels particularly new. It doesn't require a great deal of brain capacity to spot the references - 2001, Limitless, The Matrix, Inception.


Police have charged two 18-year-olds in Tower Hamlets with conspiracy to defraud victims out of £168,600.

It is in connection with an investigation into courier fraud in the south west of England. They will appear at Bristol Magistrates Court today.

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A masked gang armed with hammers and an axe, who smashed their way into a luxury watch store at Westfield Stratford City, have been jailed.

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