A judge has ruled in favour of allowing Paddy Power to open a new betting shop in Newham. It brings the total number of bookies in the borough to 82 - the second highest in the capital after Westminster.
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Tencho Hristov ignored warnings and got trapped between barriers at Roydon in Essex.
The 6km bike track will include 130m of the South Circular near Kew Bridge.
The unfortunate officer was taken to a central London hospital for treatment and his condition is not life-threatening.