A 20-year-old from Plumtead has been telling London Tonight how he's used the devastating murder of his best friend to turn his own life around.
Rather than be involved in crime, Timi Jogunosimi is ploughing most of his time into a football project, which is helping other vulnerable young people in South London.
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Just four authorities (Hammersmith & Fulham, Hillingdon, Newham and the City of London) have chosen to freeze council tax altogether.
Kurt Cochran and his wife Melissa had been visiting London from the US to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary and were due to fly home.
Rail union RMT have slammed the move saying the company MTR is set to make "a killing at the British taxpayers' expense".