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Locals unimpressed by pub's 'apology'

Bar apologises for 'insensitive' comments


Pub tweets stabbing not 'great look' for opening night

The Bonneville pub on Lower Clapton Road - which describes itself on twitter as 'Hackney's latest and greatest bar and restaurant' - angered residents after a series of tweets at the weekend.

It tweeted: 'CSIClapton due to events on Lower Clapton Road this evening, we will unfortunately have to close #WelcomeToHackney'.

In response to a tweet from @dreyfuscafe...

The Bonneville replied 'some kid got stabbed over the road and decided to run into ours. Great look for our first week.'

No arrests after fatal Clapton bus crash

The bus was travelling towards Whipps Cross when the accident happened in Lea Bridge Road, at the junction with Essex Wharf. Paramedics treated bus passengers before a number of the injured were taken to hospital by another bus. It is believed they all received minor injuries.

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Met Police said: "One man who was in the car was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision. Another man who was in the car was taken to an east London hospital where his condition is described as critical.

"Two men who were in the back of the car suffered injuries. They are in a serious but stable condition after and are being treated at an east London hospital. The four men in the car are believed to be in their early to mid-20s. We await further details."

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Police said that no one had been arrested and inquiries into the cause of the collision were taking place. Roads from Chatsworth Road with the junction of Lea Bridge Road to Orient Way with the junction with Lea Bridge Road were closed and motorists are advised to avoid the area.


Man killed, 13 injured in east London bus crash

A man has died and 13 people were injured when a car collided with a night bus. The man, believed to be in his 20s, was one of four men in the car when it was involved in an accident with a bus in Clapton, east London, at around 2.20am today.

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The three others in the car were also injured, one critically, while 10 people on the N38 bus were treated as "walking wounded".

Family appeal one year on for Clapton shooting victim

The family of Joseph Burke-Monerville has appealed for information almost one year on from the murder in Clapton.

Joseph, 19, was killed in a case of mistaken identity as he sat in a car with his brother David Dele Bello-Monerville and his twin brother Jonathan Burke-Monerville in Hindrey Road, E5 on the evening on February 16 2013.

Police have offered a reward of £30,000 in the hope that someone will come forward with vital piece of information.

Any witnesses or anyone with information should call the incident room on 020 8345 3985; if you wish to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Read: Clapton shooting: teen killed

Police appeal for information after murder in Clapton

Police are investigating a murder in Clapton. They were called at 21.10 last night to a flat in Lea View House, Jessam Avenue E5 to reports of an injured man. London Ambulance Service and Police attended to find a man suffering from stab wounds.

The 30 year old man was pronounced dead at the scene. Next of kin have been informed but we await formal identification.

Detectives are aware that an argument took place outside the address at approx 4pm between three men.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who was in the area of Jessam Avenue between the hours of 3pm and 9pm yesterday. They are asked to call 0208 345 1570. If you wish to remain anonymous then call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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