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People leave laptops, but never babies, says cab driver

Ertan Rasit said he immediately drove back to Shoreditch, east London, where he had dropped off the mother, who was in her 30s.

She was surrounded by 30 people and police, and screaming hysterically.

I got out with her baby and the crowd started cheering and clapping. It was like a movie scene.

People leave laptops, but never anything like this.

– Ertan Rasit

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Cyclist critical after collision in Shoreditch

A cyclist who was involved in a collision with a van is now in a critical condition.

The crash took place yesterday morning on Shoreditch High Street. The 25-year-old cyclist was taken to Royal London Hospital, and the driver of the van was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.

Emergency services attended the scene yesterday . Credit: TfL

Road remains closed in Shoreditch after collision

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2 hours later roads are still closed on shoreditch high street and police everywhere! #cyclist #cyclistproblems

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Tech City gets royal visit

Prince Andrew visited a technology company and a social enterprise network in the Tech City area of Shoreditch today. He began by visiting the creative firm Mother London Limited before heading to Yammer.com which aims to improve business collaboration and teamwork.

The prince sees the office at Mother London Limited. Credit: Peter Wilkinson
The prince has spent much of his royal career promoting British business. Credit: Peter Wilkinson
The prince met Mother London Limited staff in front of their 'mother wall'. Credit: Peter Wilkinson

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