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Police hunt fly tippers

Police in south east London are hunting fly tippers who have struck for the second week in a row.

Dozens of bags of rubbish were dumped in the street at the junction of Torridon and Wellmeadow Roads.

Police in Lewisham have appealed for information about who is carrying out the fly tipping.

Man's body pulled from Thames

A man's body has been pulled from the River Thames in central London.

Police were alerted at 10.50am on Saturday by a member of the public who spotted the body in the water near Vauxhall.

Scotland Yard said the death is being treated as unexplained.

The man has not been identified. A post-mortem examination will take place in due course.


Man fighting for life after double stabbing

A 28-year-old man is being treated for life threatening injuries and a 17-year-old was treated for stab injuries after an incident in Islington last night.

Police were called to Upper Street at 12.40am on Saturday. The found one man with serious injuries and a teenager nearby, also with stab wounds.

The air ambulance was called and the street was closed near Highbury Corner as investigations got underway.

No one has yet been arrested.

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