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Two robbers who punched a man unconscious and stole £9,500 in cash from him have been sent to prison.
The 47-year-old was in a coma for four weeks after the attack, which was carried out by Kennedy Klass (pictured), 34, from Spey Street in Poplar, and Charlie MacDonald, 22, of Malton Street in Plumstead.
New lifts for pedestrians and cyclists at the Greenwich Foot Tunnel have failed 98 times in their first 18 months of service.
Users have regularly complained about the reliability of the lifts which were installed as part of a botched refurbishment of the tunnel, which links the Isle of Dogs to the south of the Thames.
A 15-year-old girl was left "very upset and shaken" after a man stroked her leg and made inappropriate comments on a train travelling through south-east London.
This weekend sees the likes of David O'Doherty, Mark Watson, Josh Widdicombe and the legendary Alexei Sayle take to the stage for the Greenwich Comedy Festival.
The two day spectacular will be played out at a host of venues in the borough, from Up The Creek and the Greenwich Theatre to the Woolwich Tramshed.
Assurances have been given that the calamitous refurbishment of the Greenwich and Woolwich foot tunnels will be completed next spring - three years after the original date.