This day was a bad day for Croydon and the people of Croydon. Perhaps the most shocking event was that the House of Reeves was set alight and burned to the ground, putting lives at risk.
[ The shop ] had stood on the site for over 140 years, proudly giving its name to its location, Reeves Corner. You were about to bring all that to an end.
This was a deliberate, wilful act of shocking, dangerous vandalism.
More top news
A dog found on top of England's highest mountain has been reunited with his owner.
Cooler in the north, feeling close further south as moisture and heat build up
The first British boxer to win an Olympic gold medal beat Andre Dirrell in Boston last night to fight his way into the history books.