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10-year-old boy 'needing medication' goes missing in South London

A 10-year-old boy has gone missing from his home in South London. Police say they're becoming 'extremely concerned' about the safety of Malakhi Chijiutomi-Ghosh. He suffers from a condition known as Adrenal Hyperplasia, which requires medication three times per day.

Malakhi Chijiutomi-Ghosh Credit: Metropolitan Police
  • Malikhi is a light skinned black male, aged 10 years, 4ft 7ins tall of slim build with short black curly hair
  • He is thought to be wearing a dark blue coat with fur on the hood with black jeans and black trainers
  • He has connections to Thornton Heath, Victoria and Croydon areas and may be travelling on public transport

Anyone who has information on Malikhi’s whereabouts should contact Croydon Police immediately by dialling 101.


There are no MPs... 'try to remain calm at this difficult time'

With the election campaign underway and parliament officially dissolved it means there's one thing missing from Westminster. Or to be precise 650 things.

Until election day there are no MPs. A fact not lost on London Overground. This image of the message board at Homerton warns commuters to 'remain calm'. It's been shared thousands of times online.

Air pollution control

Teams of air quality wardens will be out in force today busting the myths around engine idling to crack down on air pollution sweeping across London. It comes as Westminster Council announces their parking wardens will fine motorists who are idling £20 if they don't switch off their engines from May 1st. The City of London Corporation says air pollution contributes to the premature deaths of 4,000 Londoners each year.

Tube death witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after two men were struck by a train at Old Street London Underground station in the early hours of Sunday morning. Thirty-five year old Nick Mann was killed when he jumped onto the tracks to rescue his brother Robert who remains in hospital in a critical condition.


Cyclist pushed off bike and repeatedly stabbed on his way to the shops

A cyclist was pushed off bike and repeatedly stabbed during what appears to be an unprovoked attack in West London.

The Rise, Greenford Credit: Google Maps

The 33-year-old victim was cycling from the Rise in Greenford, towards Sudbury Hill tube on Saturday evening. After being attacked he got back o his bike and tried to cycle off, but collapsed shortly afterwards.

This appears at this stage to be an entirely unprovoked attack on a man who was merely cycling to the shops. Nothing was stolen during the assault.

We are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information about the suspects to contact us as soon as possible. It may be someone saw them hanging around the area in the minutes or hours leading up to the attack.

– Detective Constable Steven Constable, Investigating Officer
  • The first suspect is described as black, around 25 years, about 6ft and slim. He wore dark clothing and is thought to be local to the area
  • The other suspects were also black and aged about 21 or 22. They were skinny and wore dark clothing with their hoods up

Anyone with information can contact Acton CID on 020 8721 7029 or if you wish to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Lord's famous Father Time weather vane damaged by high winds

Strong winds have damaged the famous Father Time weather vane at Lord's.

Weekend gales in St John's Wood knocked the steel figure parallel to the ground.

It is hoped that Father Time, known to millions in the cricket world and beyond, will be helped to recover his equilibrium back in his age-old stance in time for start of play on April 12 - when Middlesex begin their LV= County Championship season at home to Nottinghamshire on April 12.

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