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Mayoral candidates address Heathrow runway protest

Mayoral candidates from all the major parties joined together today - at a demonstration against Heathrow expansion. Hundreds of people were at the protest in Parliament Square, which is thought to be the largest ever demonstration against a third runway. It comes just a few weeks before the government makes a final decision on whether to expand the airport after it was recommended by an independent commission. Jenny Longden reports.


Suspected mugger dies after attempted robbery in Holloway

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A suspected mugger has died shortly after being detained by members of the public and handed over to police.

Officers were called to the scene in Holloway Road at 10:45pm on Thursday 8th October.

The man, in his 30s, was handcuffed by police, but not placed under arrest and was identified as being unwell.

He was taken to hospital where he died in the early hours of Friday morning.

Officers from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are now carrying out an investigation into the man's death.

The incident has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

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Bungling burglar calls police for help after he's trapped by security device

A suspected burglar called police for help after he became trapped by a security device at a petrol station in Basildon.

The man dialled 999 on his mobile phone and was heard briefly shouting "Basildon, near petrol garage, Help me, ” before the call cut out.

A police operator tried to ring him back but the line was engaged.

Other calls were also received at the Essex Police control room as passers-by heard screams for help from inside the Asda petrol station at Eastgate at about .4.35am.

Officers were quickly on scene with Asda security staff, a fire crew and paramedics and the man was taken to hospital where he was treated for leg injuries.

The man, who is in his 40s and from Basildon, has been detained on suspicion of burglary.

Puppy snatched at knifepoint

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Officers have arrested two men who snatched a puppy at knifepoint in Enfield this morning.

Police were called to Church Street, N9, just before 8 o'clock following reports of a knifepoint robbery of a puppy.

Officers attended and tackled the robbers, arresting two men and safely recovering the puppy.

Both arrested men have been taken to north London police station for questioning.

Enquiries are continuing to trace a third suspect.

The puppy - a Staff cross Labrador - has been reunited with its grateful owners.

The victim of the robbery was not seriously harmed and did not require hospital treatment.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge mark World Mental Health Day with Harrow College visit

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Harrow College Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have marked World Mental Health Day at an event hosted by the charity Mind at Harrow College in North West London.

The royal couple met young people who have battled their own mental health problems and now volunteer with Mind in Harrow or the anti-stigma campaign Time to Change, to raise awareness about mental health with other young people.

The Duchess of Cambridge meets youngsters during the visit.


Heathrow protestors gather on Parliament Square

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Hundreds of protestors have gathered on Parliament Square to demonstrate against a third runway at Heathrow.

David Cameron is due to make a decision about expanding either Gatwick or Heathrow in a few weeks time.

All 5 London Mayoral candidates are expected to speak at the event.

Credit: Jenny Longden/ITV London
Credit: Jenny Longden/ITV London

Third man charged in concrete crash murder

Nassem Gazelle died after a lump of concrete was thrown at his car Credit: Metropolitan Police

Detectives investigating the murder of a teenager who died after a lump of concrete was thrown at his car have charged a third man with violent disorder.

17-year-old student Nassem Galleze was killed after the car he was travelling in collided with a lamp post on the Turnham Estate in Brockley, south east London, on September 26th.

21-year-old Shiloh Moore from Hackney is due to appear in custody at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court charged with violent disorder.

Tershan Thompson-Williams, 21, and 22-year-old Remi Moore have previously appeared at Bromley Magistrates' Court charged with the same offence.

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