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Josh Hanson murder: How Britain's 'most wanted' man was caught
Shane O'Brien killed Josh Hanson in a west London bar then went on the run for three-and-a-half years.

Policing Extinction Rebellion protests 'cost £21m'

June Kelly

BBC Home Affairs correspondent

An Extinction Rebellion protester's hand sprayed red
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The cost to the Metropolitan Police of the recent Extinction Rebellion protests in London is £21m and rising, according to the Met Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick.

She said the bill included £3.5m on overtime and £6m on bringing in officers from 38 other forces to assist in the policing operation.

There were 1,828 arrests during the protests and so far 164 people have been charged, the force have said.

Haringey Borough goalkeeper Douglas Pajetat

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Woman, 85, dies after being hit by car

An 85-year-old woman has died after being hit by a car in Worcester Park, south-west London.

Sheila Cutting was taken to a south London hospital in a critical condition after the crash on Saturday, but died in hospital yesterday.

The driver of the black Vauxhall Corsa stopped in Kingsmead Road and has assisted police with their enquiries, according to the Metropolitan Police.

The force is appealing for witnesses.

Officers are particularly keen to hear from anyone with dash cam footage or who witnessed the crash, which happened at about 17:15 on Hampton Road, near its junction with Balmoral Road.

There have been no arrests.

Tafida: Family celebrate daughter leaving hospital

Tafida Raqeeb
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The family of a severely disabled five-year-old girl have marked her departure for an Italian hospital after winning an "emotional" life-support treatment battle.

Supporters of Tafida Raqeeb gathered outside the Royal London Hospital this morning for a balloon release as the youngster headed to the Gaslini children's hospital in Genoa.

Tafida's parents won a recent High Court fight with hospital bosses in London, when a judge ruled that the youngster could be moved to Italy.

Multi-coloured balloons, which read "flying to Italy" and featured a picture of Tafida, were released in unison.

Tafida's uncle, Abdul Malik, 36, from Whitechapel, said: "It's just amazing to see everyone here today - you know we've had a long fight from day one."

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