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Activists demand justice for Grenfell victims at London Fashion Week

Justice for Grenfell
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Activists lined the catwalk at the start of London Fashion Week to call for justice for victims of the Grenfell Tower fire.

Bereaved family members and people from the west London community were joined in central London by musician Emeli Sande, and models Adwoa Aboah and Clara Paget, 20 months after the 2017 fire.

Seventy-two models, representing those who died in the tower block blaze, wore t-shirts which asked: "72 dead and still no arrests? How come?"

The t-shirt was designed by local community members to "serve as a reminder of why we continue to campaign as a community."

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Arrest over East Dulwich fatal stabbing

East Dulwich scene
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A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with a fatal early morning stabbing in Southwark on Sunday.

The victim, who has been formally identified as 39-year-old Dennis Anderson from Lewisham, was pronounced dead at 03:00.

The Met said the attacker had approached Mr Anderson in an off-licence shop on Lordship Lane and a row erupted before Mr Anderson was attacked.

A post-mortem examination held on Tuesday gave the cause of death as an incised wound to the neck, police said.

The Metropolitan Police said on Wednesday evening a 24-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of murder and taken to a south London police station.

Two hurt in separate London stabbings overnight

Two people were hurt after two separate stabbings in Peckham and Turnpike Lane.

Officers were first called to Rye Lane at 20:14 where a male, thought to be in his late teens, was found with a stab injury.

He was taken to hospital and is recovering in a stable condition, according to the Met Police.

Just over three hours later another man, believed to be in his 30s, was taken to a hospital in east London for "slash injuries" he suffered on Turnpike Lane.

His condition is not thought to be life threatening and another man was arrested nearby on suspicion of GBH.

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Knife offenders to be tagged on prison release

Knife
Met Police

Dozens of knife offenders in London will be tagged with GPS devices upon release from jail, Sadiq Khan has said.

He announced the project on Monday as part of his public health approach to tackle "unacceptably high" levels of violent crime in the city.

Last year in London nearly 80 people were stabbed to death.

The trial will target 100 offenders across the four London boroughs worst hit by knife crime - Lewisham, Lambeth, Croydon and Southwark.

Those deemed most likely to reoffend will have their movements automatically checked against locations of reported crime and matches will be shared with police.

Mr Khan said the causes of violent crime are "extremely complex".

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Two women arrested over Canning Town stabbing

Two women have been arrested after a man was stabbed inside a fast food restaurant in Canning Town in the early hours of this morning.

The victim, aged 35, was found with a stab injury on Barking Road at 01:19 and was taken to hospital.

Police say he is in a serious but stable condition.

A 36-year-old woman and a 32-year-old woman have been taken to a police station in east London for questioning after being arrested on suspicion of GBH.

CCTV images released of shooting suspect

Suspect's face
Met Police

CCTV images of a man suspected of shooting a woman in an east London nightclub on New Year’s Day have been released by detectives.

The man was seen pulling out a gun and approaching another man at Visions Nightclub, on Kingsland Road, Hackney.

There was a struggle and the gun was fired resulting in an "innocent 28-year-old woman" being shot in the leg, according to the Metropolitan Police.

She was taken to hospital and although she has been discharged, she is still receiving medical treatment.

The photos released today show the suspect, who is described as black, aged about 30 and wearing a "distinctive" tattoo on the right side of his neck with the word “God” followed by “Bless”.

Suspect's neck tattoo
Met Police

The Met's Det Const Kerry Cooper said: "This man went armed and discharged a firearm in a crowded club. As a result of his recklessness an innocent woman was shot in the leg, but the consequences could have been fatal.

"We urgently want to arrest this man and take this weapon off the streets."