Newham Council said escalation in betting shops on the capital's streets is attracting antisocial behaviour, and making them crime hotspots - but Paddy Power rejects this claim.
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A woman died as she crossed the road when she was struck by four separate motorists who police believe did not stop.
Patrols including local volunteers have been set up after the grisly finds in Thamesmead in the last month.
Thieves targeted a property in Richmond on Monday afternoon.