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Hundreds of protesters take to the streets in support of the Human Rights Act

About 600 people joined today's protest Credit: ITV News

Hundreds of protesters marched on Downing Street today to show their support for the Human Rights Act.

It comes during a week in which David Cameron insisted that the public should be "in no doubt" of his commitment to rip up the act.

The Government plans to scrap the Human Rights Act, which enshrines the convention in law, and replace it with a British bill of rights.

It has led to speculation that the Government could pull out of the European Convention on Human Rights.

The proposal has been delayed and was not included in this week's Queen's Speech, with many observers suggesting the Government may not be able to pass it through Parliament as too many peers and Tory MPs are opposed to it.

The protest, dubbed The Great British Right Off!- Protest for the Human Rights Act included campaigners from the anti-austerity group UK Uncut.

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Unicyclist saved after crowd lifted a double decker bus off him wakes up after multiple surgeries

The video shows a crowd of people lifting the bus off the injured man Credit: Youtube/ Zafer Sari

A unicyclist who was pulled from under a bus by 100 bystanders is awake after undergoing multiple surgeries.

The 55-year-old man was in collision with the number 212 bus on Thursday evening on Hoe Street in Walthamstow.

His daughter said he has been awake and speaking but will have to undergo yet another surgery later today.

He has a broken leg.

She said her father has been riding a unicycle for years and it is only because he is such a strong character that he has dealt with the incident so well.

Witnesses described people running from nearby restaurants to try and lift the bus from on top of the injured man. He is being treated at a hospital in East London.


Family 'increasingly concerned' for welfare of missing 44-year-old man

Have you seen Jason Graham? Credit: Met Police

Police say they are 'increasingly concerned' for the welfare of a 44-year-old man who has gone missing from his home.

Jason Graham was last seen at 8am on Thursday at his home in Romford and has not been seen or spoken to since.

He has links to Romford, Dagenham and Leytonstone.

Jason is described as a black male, 5ft 9ins tall of stocky build with short or shaven black hair.

At the time of his disappearance he was wearing a red checked shirt, black leather look jacket and khaki trousers.

Officers say they are increasingly concerned for his wellbeing.

Anyone with any information on his whereabouts should call 101 quoting reference 15MIS019951.

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Man pleads guilty to stabbing 25-year-old woman to death

A post-mortem gave the cause of death as stab injuries Credit: Google Street View

A man has pleaded guilty to murdering a 25-year-old woman at a home in west London.

Billy White, 22, of Pinkwell Lane, Hillingdon admitted killing Lucy Ayris.

Police were called on March 7 to reports of a woman with multiple stab wounds.

The air ambulance was sent to the scene and she was taken to a hospital in north London where she was pronounced dead.

White was arrested at the scene and was charged with murder the next day.

A post-mortem examination at Uxbridge Mortuary gave cause of death as a stab injury.

White was remanded in custody yesterday and will be back in court for sentencing at the Old Bailey on July 3.

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