NEWS DIGEST 28.07.2021: Latest Ilford & East London news; Simone Biles out of Tokyo Olympics

Good morning everyone. Today’s news comes from Facebook. East London has experienced serious flooding over the past five years, with families forced to flee their homes after rain water swept through the area. The 999 control room of the London … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 28.07.2021: Latest Ilford & East London news; Simone Biles out of Tokyo Olympics

NEWS DIGEST 03.12.2020: HK protesters jailed; Trump rails against ‘fraudulent’ US election

Today’s news digest comes from the ‘World’ page of the UK Google News site. The Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai, who is a main supporter of the recent pro-democracy protests in the autonomous region of Hong Kong, has been detained … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 03.12.2020: HK protesters jailed; Trump rails against ‘fraudulent’ US election

LONDON EXTINCTION REBELLION PROTESTS: Belgian princess among hundreds arrested

  London, United Kingdom VIJAY SHAH via Sky News   Eco-activist collective Extinction Rebellion recently began a month-long wave of protests and sit-ins in major cities around the world to protest government inaction on climate change. In London alone, more … Continue reading LONDON EXTINCTION REBELLION PROTESTS: Belgian princess among hundreds arrested

TULSA CHILD KILLING: Killer mother was ‘trying to save’ her children from abusive father

Tulsa – VIJAY SHAH via STEPHEN SORACE, Associated Press and Fox News An American woman who shot dead her own son and tried to kill her two daughters claimed that she did it to free them from their abusive father, according to a report published in Fox News today. Amy Leann Hall, from Tulsa, the capital of Oklahoma state, gunned down her son┬áKayson Toliver, aged 18. He was hit with a bullet to the head while he was sleeping at his mother’s home early on the morning of Thursday, 1st November, according to police statements. Hall also shot at her … Continue reading TULSA CHILD KILLING: Killer mother was ‘trying to save’ her children from abusive father

CHEMICAL ‘COWARDS’ – Pair of robbers who attacked women with ammonia jailed

London – VIJAY SHAH via ALEX SHAW and Newham Recorder Two vicious criminals who laughed as they launched attacks on people have been sentenced by a judge who described their attacks as ‘horrifying, cruel and barbaric’ have been sentenced, the Newham Recorder reports. Joshua Jordan and Sadik Kamara launched attacks on women using ammonia liquid, which thy sprayed on their victims in order to rob them. After spraying the ‘high strength corrosive liquid’ in the violent robberies on two victims, they were reported as leaving the scenes laughing by witnesses. Kamara, aged 24, of Booth Road, Silvertown, and his accomplice … Continue reading CHEMICAL ‘COWARDS’ – Pair of robbers who attacked women with ammonia jailed

DRUG DEALERS IN UNIFORMS: Mauritius policeman arrested with stash of pills

Moka – VIJAY SHAH via Mo Ti News A policeman on the island of Mauritius has been arrested after he was found in possession of a drug described by media as the ‘new Valium’, local news site Mo Ti News reports. Avinash Buleeram, a constable aged 29 attached to a police station in Moka, in the island’s centre, was found carrying ninety pills of a drug called┬áPregabalin. The highly potent drug is normally used to treat epilepsy, fibromyalgia, nerve pain and anxiety, but has also raised concerns due to its increasing use as a recreational drug, especially among prisoners, and … Continue reading DRUG DEALERS IN UNIFORMS: Mauritius policeman arrested with stash of pills