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Furious biker blasts pedestrian after knocking him off his feet

A furious biker appeared to berate a pedestrian after knocking him off his feet at a set of traffic lights in South London. CCTV footage shows the man crossing Malden Road in Sutton. He's then suddenly hit by a bike travelling at speed.

The rider, who was knocked off his bike during the collision, is then seen to get up and angrily berate the stricken pedestrian before getting back on his motorcycle and driving off down Cheam Common Road.

As he makes off, a car which was waiting at traffic lights at Malden Road pursues the motorcycle down Cheam Common Road. Officers are also appealing to the occupants of that car to get in contact with officers as they may be able to assist the investigation.

The pedestrian, aged 53, was taken to a south London hospital for treatment to his injuries - has has since been discharged.

– Met Police

Anyone with information can contact Sutton Police on 101.


Sir Simon Rattle to join London Symphony Orchestra

World-renowned conductor Sir Simon Rattle is joining the London Symphony Orchestra as music director.

Sir Simon Rattle Credit: PA

Sir Simon will join the LSO in September 2017 from the Berlin Philharmonic, where he has led the orchestra since 2002.

Last month, Chancellor George Osborne gave his backing to a campaign led by Sir Simon to build a concert hall, and a feasibility study is now under way for the project.

During my work with the LSO over the last years, I noticed that, despite the orchestra's long and illustrious history, they almost never refer to it.

Instead, refreshingly, they talk about the future - what can they make anew, what can they improve, how can they reach further into the community?

In terms of musical excellence, it is clear that the sky's the limit, but equally important, in terms of philosophy, they constantly strive to be a 21st century orchestra. We share a dream in which performing, teaching and learning are indivisible, with wider dissemination of art at our centre. I cannot imagine a better or more inspiring way to spend my next years, and feel immensely fortunate to have the LSO as my musical family and co-conspirators.

– Sir Simon Rattle

Oblivious lottery winner should be £1.8 million richer

Someone, somewhere in London should be nearly £2 million richer. A winning lottery ticket is still unclaimed which could transform the fortunes of one player - but only if they claim the prize before the deadline.

Credit: PA
  • The ticket was bought on January 28 in the Barnet area
  • The winner matched five numbers 3, 4, 17, 24, 30, 34 & bonus of 36
  • The dealine to claim the life-changing prize is July 27

We're eager to find the mystery ticket-holder and unite them with their winnings this amazing prize could really make a difference to somebody's life.

We're urging everyone who bought a Lotto ticket in this area to check their old tickets again or look anywhere a missing ticket could be hiding.

– National Lottery

Got the winning ticket? Call 0845 910 0000.


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