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NEWS IN BRIEF: Man, 23, is shot and stabbed at Pimlico flat

Published: 29 August, 2014

A MAN is being treated in hospital after he was shot and stabbed at a flat in Pimlico in the early hours of Wednesday. 

Two police officers hospitalised as Carnival crowds brave the rain for street party parade


Notting Hill Carnival weekend festivities were a ‘great success’ police said. Above Photo: Aarthi Paul


Published: 29 August, 2014

LETTERS: We need some fast solutions to avoid more cycling casualties

Published: 29 August, 2014

• IT is disturbing to see how London’s cycling casualties are going up and up year after year. 

LETTERS: Goal is to help more blind and partially sighted youngsters take part in school sport

Published: 29 August, 2014

• WITH the new school year looming ever closer, children are preparing to pack their bags and return to lessons. 

Family pay tribute to teenager stabbed to death by cousin in ‘trivial’ dispute over £30

Basel Aghabra, left, was attacked by his cousin Yusef Aljaf at a flat in Lisson Grove earlier this year

Gang unit investigates after man is shot and stabbed at Pimlico flat

police tape

The 23-year-old victim was stabbed in the torso and shot in the leg

Published: 27 August, 2014
By William McLennan

Gunmen escape with cash in early-morning raid on Dean Street hotel

Dean Street Townhouse

Two men carrying guns and wearing white hoodies stormed the hotel

Published: 26 August, 2014
By William McLennan

Singer Laura to perform at Leicester Square casino for homeless charity

Laura Mvula

Laura Mvula: 'It’s such a great organisation and being able to use music to help get young homeless people off the streets is a huge privilege'

More than 50 years for Selfridges violent smash-and-grab gang

Selfridges' gang

Above: Ritchie Graham and Conor Groake. Below: Kris Monaghan and Ian Rawlings

Selfridges' gang

Published: 22 August, 2014

£3.5m price tag for The Globe – Bow Street pub that featured in Hitchcock film

The Globe

The Globe in Bow Street

Published: 22 August, 2014