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There are not enough school places in the capital according to a report by the Local Government Association.
It found that in one of the worst affected boroughs, Richmond, another 2,000 secondary school places will need to be created over the next 5 years to meet demand.
A burglar who broke into a shed in south London ended up getting stung after being confronted by a swarm of bees. Met Police in Richmond tweeted:
1/2 Richmond burg team r looking 4 a burglar who attempted 2 burgle a shed in Hampton onTuesday night. Unluckily 4 them the box they opened
2/2 in shed was a bee hive! Wld have been stung numerous times. Do u know them? Bee a honey & dob them in! Call 101 or Crime Stoppers please
A woman found dead in Richmond has been named as 43-year-old Bernadeta Nawracaj. Police arrived at an address in Lower Mortlake Road on Saturday to find her body. A post-mortem found she suffered head injuries.
Four people - two men, aged 48 and 21, and two women, both aged 27 - have been arrested and are still in custody.
- Police were called after being told about concerns for a woman's welfare
- Officers believe they know the identity of the woman and are informing her family
- A post mortem examination is being carried out this afternoon
A woman has been found dead at a house in Richmond. Police found the body of a 43-year-old woman at a property in Sheen Road on Saturday afternoon. Four people, two men and two women, have been arrested.
Four people have been arrested in connection with the suspicious death of a woman.
Officers were called to an address in Sheen Road, Richmond at about 2pm yesterday following concerns for the welfare of a resident.
They found the body of a woman, believed to be 43.The four people held, two men aged 48 and 21, and two women, both aged 27 are in custody at various London police stations.
A killer serving a life sentence for murder has been spotted in Richmond town centre and Sheen High Street, according to the Richmond and Twickenham local Guardian.
John Murch, 52, who was serving life after killing a man in Liverpool but absconded from Medway Maritime hospital in Kent after he was admitted the previous day with chest pains.
Murch is described as white, medium build, 6ft and has balding hair. He has connections to Liverpool, Hammersmith and Fulham areas.
A team of Richmond scuba divers are doing their bit for river life in the Thames by organising an underwater litterpick.
Members of the Richmond Sub Aqua Club, a branch of the British Sub-Aqua Club will spend this afternoon clearing rubbish from a section of the River Thames.