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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# London

Last week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# Cambridge Circus
Man dies after being crushed by hydraulic urinal in central London
The incident took place at Cambridge Circus in central London.
# London
Met Police commissioner apologises after another officer convicted of sex crimes
The Met said 1,071 of its own officers had been or are under investigation for domestic abuse and violence against women and girls.
This month
January 2023
# Metropolitan Police
Serving London police officer unmasked as serial rapist sacked as chief admits 'horrific' failures
David Carrick, 48, attacked at least a dozen women over an 18-year period and admitted to 49 offences.
# euston
Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after drive-by shooting at London church
The 22-year-old man was arrested shortly before 4pm on Sunday.
# euston
Girl in critical condition and five more injured in gun attack outside church in London
The Metropolitan Police said a number of people were injured in the shooting.
Last year
2022
# London
Murder investigation launched as man dies after being stabbed in heart in London park
No arrests have been made so far.
# RIP
Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood dies aged 81
She died peacefully today, surrounded by her family in South London.
# England
Mother accused of murdering two young sons appears in London court
Kara Alexander, 44, is charged over the deaths of Marley Thomas, aged five, and two-year-old Elijah Thomas.
# Northern Ireland Protocol
Sunak and von der Leyen agree to ‘work together’ to find way forward on NI Protocol
There are hopes that improved relations between London and Brussels could lead to a breakthrough
# London
Security guard is second person to die after Brixton Academy crowd crush
Gabrielle Hutchinson, 23, was one of three people who were badly hurt in the crush.
# RIP
Woman (33) dies in crowd crush outside London concert venue
Rebecca Ikumelo was one of three people badly hurt when ticketless fans tried to get into the show.
# UK
Neighbour ‘heard scream’ on London road where two young boys were found dead
The Metropolitan Police said a man and a woman, who were arrested after the discovery of the bodies, were known to both children.
# met police
Man and woman arrested over deaths of two young boys in London
The suspects were known to the children who were found at a property in Dagenham, east London, police said.
# London
One arrested and three in critical condition after crush at Brixton Academy in London
Nigerian artist Asake said he was “praying” for those injured during the incident midway through his show.
# London
Sexual predator jailed for murdering Zara Aleena days after prison release
Jordan McSweeney was caught on CCTV following two other women before he targeted the 35-year-old walking home.
# London
Teenager arrested over fatal stabbings of two 16-year-old boys a mile apart in London
The two victims were found with fatal wounds in south-east London on Saturday.
# London
Murders of two 16-year-old boys a mile apart in London are linked, police say
London police believe a dark coloured SUV may be involved.
# London
London transport network blocks Qatar ads over LGBTQ laws
Qatar is among 11 states listed as having ‘effective’ or ‘probable’ death penalty policies for same-sex sexual acts.
# Brexit
Paris overtakes London as Europe's biggest stock exchange
Brexit has “permanently damaged” the UK economy, former Bank of England policymaker Michael Saunders warned.
# Grenfell
Firms ‘using Grenfell inquiry to position themselves for legal proceedings’
In closing submissions, lead counsel Richard Millett accused firms of a ‘merry go round of buck-passing’.
# just stop oil
London police launch major operation to arrest suspected climate change protesters
The climate change action group has been calling on the UK Government to abandon plans for new oil and gas projects.
# just stop oil
Just Stop Oil spray orange paint on four more buildings in London
The group said the buildings were chosen to represent the pillars that support and maintain the power of the fossil fuel economy.
# Snags
Katie Taylor’s Croke Park homecoming complicated by lawsuits and backups
Promoter Eddie Hearn on the Amanda Serrano rematch, alternatives and Katie Taylor’s marketability.
# just stop oil
Just Stop Oil activists spray orange paint on Rolex building in central London
The campaign group is staging a month-long series of protests to call on the Government to halt all new fossil fuel licences.
# UK Courts
‘Evil’ London therapist found guilty of killing her friend and dumping her headless body
Alternative therapist Jemma Mitchell hit 67-year-old Mee Kuen Chong over the head with a weapon at her London home in June last year.
# Climate
Just Stop Oil protesters glue themselves to tarmac at central London junction
Police confirmed 16 protesters have been arrested and that the roads have since been reopened
LIVE
PM hopefuls need 100 nominations from Tory MPs to enter race to replace Truss
Truss has been Prime Minister for just 44 days.
# London
Just Stop Oil protesters halt traffic and throw soup over UK Government department
Earlier two activists climbed to the top of the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge which links Essex and Kent.
# London
Runner, 36, dies after collapsing at London Marathon
The man collapsed between miles 23 and 24, organisers said.
# London
Man who allegedly grabbed Queen Elizabeth II's coffin flag in Westminster Hall appears in court
The court heard he was quickly detained, arrested and interviewed by police.
# The Queue
Queen's lying in state ends as some mourners vent frustration after being turned away from queue
There were peak wait times of 14 hours yesterday.
# London
Waiting time in queue to see Queen Elizabeth lying in state reaches 24 hours
Earlier, people were urged not to join the line until at least 4pm today due to overwhelming demand.
# UK
Man ‘sexually assaulted two women in queue to see Queen Elizabeth's lying in state’, court told
Adio Adeshine was charged with two counts of sexual assault and two counts of breaching a sexual harm prevention order.
# London
Royal guard collapses next to Queen Elizabeth’s coffin on first night of lying in state
Soldiers in ceremonial uniform are maintaining a constant, 24-hour vigil around the queen’s coffin.
# London
Heathrow airport cancels flights to reduce noise near queen's funeral procession
More flights are expected to be axed during the queen’s funeral on Monday.
# London
Man stabbed to death at Notting Hill Carnival named as rapper TKorStretch
The 21-year-old, from Bristol,was confirmed as the victim by his manager, Chris Patrick, this morning.
# Old Bailey
Man appears in court over murder of Irishman Thomas O’Halloran (87) in London
Thomas O’Halloran was stabbed in London earlier this week.
# THOMAS O HALLORAN
Tributes pour in for Clare man murdered in London
A verified online fundraiser has been set up to pay for Mr O’Halloran’s funeral expenses, with over €2,500 (£2,165) raised so far.
# Thomas O’Halloran
Arrest made over fatal stabbing of Irish pensioner on mobility scooter in London
A man was arrested in Southall, west London, in the early hours of Thursday.
# Thomas O’Halloran
'Dangerous' man who fled scene of mobility scooter stabbing in London sought by police
87-year-old Thomas O’Halloran was killed in a “shocking act”, Metropolitan Police said.