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Cab driver dies in east London bus stop crash

A cab driver has died after a collision with a bus stop in east London.

Emergency services were called just before 1am to Station Lane near Hornchurch station.

The man, believed to be in his 50s, was treated at the scene and taken to an east London hospital where he died.

His family has been informed of his death but formal identification has not yet taken place.

A post-mortem examination will take place over the coming few days.

Two passengers - a male and a female both believed to be in their 50s - were also injured.

They were taken to a hospital in east London.


Man in 20s stabbed in chest in south London

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A man in his 20s has been taken to hospital after he was stabbed in the chest in south London.

Emergency services were called just after 2pm to an address in Wayside, New Addington.

Officers attended along with the LAS and found a male suffering from a stab injury to his chest.

The male, in his 20s has been taken by the LAS to a south London hospital. We await an update on his condition.

No arrests. Enquiries continue.

– Met Police spokesman

'Urgent and immediate' decision needed on airport expansion

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An 'urgent and immediate' decision needs to be made on airport expansion in the south-east, according to a group of MPs.

The cross-party British Infrastructure Group, who are led by former Conservative party chairman Grant Shapps, said delays were damaging the whole aviation industry.

It comes after the government confirmed this week that any decision would be put off until at least October.


Appeal after 80-year-old man with dementia goes missing

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Police are asking for the public's help finding a missing 80-year-old man who has dementia.

Stylianos Sophokleous was last seen at his home in Enfield, north London yesterday at 8am.

He was last seen wearing a shirt and trousters and is described as 5ft 9ins tall, of slim build with white hair.

Mr Sophokleous is known to travel across the bus network.

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