Results tagged “whitechapel”

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A tunnel between North Woolwich and Plumstead has been finished as Crossrail continues work towards a 2018 launch.

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Two more men will appear in court over a street attack on an American student in June.

Kamrul Hussain, 22, of Clichy House, Stepney Way, and Shadhat Hussain, 19, of Malmesbury Terrace, E16, both face charges of grievous bodily harm with intent.

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Police believe an American student had a bottle smashed in his face, leaving him scarred for life, because he was "obviously not local".

Francesco Hounye, 22, had only been in the UK three days when he was attacked by a group of men in Commercial Road.

Eleven rescued in Whitechapel fire

By Rob Virtue on May 10, 2013 11:19 AM |

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A blaze in a block of flats on Friday morning saw a team of firefighters dramatically rescue 11 people, including two children.

London Fire Brigade were called at 4.55am to the scene at New Road, between Whitechapel and Shadwell. Upstairs residents were trapped as the ground floor was on fire.

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The right-wing English Defence League has been banned from marching in a number of London boroughs, including Tower Hamlets and Newham, for 30 days.

Policing minister Damian Green has agreed to the Metropolitan Police request for the ban to stop public disorder ahead of a series of planned marches.

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