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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.

Man charged with violent attack on woman

A man has been charged with the attempted murder a woman in Dagenham.

Qingqing Rao was stabbed repeatedly as she walked home through Castle Green on Monday last week.

26-year-old Barry Peacham has been charged with attempted murder, robbery of a woman two days earlier, and two counts of carrying a knife.

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