LIVE: Detective Chief Superintendent Fiona McCormack provides statement on the investigation into the Grenfell Tower fire
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We will be going live shortly with an update on the Grenfell Tower fire
We will be going live shortly with an update on the Grenfell Tower fire
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Victim of callous Finsbury Park Attack named

He was a husband, a father, a brother and a grandfather.

Makram Ali from Haringey has been identified as the victim of the horrifying terrorist attack in Finsbury Park on Monday, 19 June.

A special post-mortem examination was carried out on Monday, 19 June at the Whittington Hospital. Preliminary findings are that Mr Ali died of multiple...
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Finale of The Met documentary

Last night saw the fifth and final episode of the action-packed BBC documentary about The Met.

The final chapter of the documentary had thousands gripped to their seats as the BBC captured the day to day business of those who police our illustrious capital. Many of those officers have been doing long hours and working hard following the horrendous fire in...
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Finale of The Met documentary Last night saw the fifth and final
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Commander Stuart Cundy, said:

"One week ago Grenfell Tower was devastated by a fire. Today, is a day to reflect and remember all those who have been affected by the disastrous fire; those who have died, those who lost loved ones and those who survived.

"My thoughts, and those of everyone in the Metropolitan Police, are with those for whom Grenfell Tower was home, those who are grieving and...
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Commander Stuart Cundy said One week ago Grenfell Tower was devastated by
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Additional officers to be trained in use of Taser

The Commissioner has today, Tuesday, 20 June, announced her decision to equip an additional 1,800 officers across the Met with Taser to better protect the public and officers from the threat of violent incidents.

The move will see a further 1,867 police officers carry the personal protection equipment on the front line, bringing the total...
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Additional officers to be trained in use of Taser
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Steve Vernale
Anne Healy
Man now being held for terrorism offences

Detectives from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command are appealing for witnesses following a terror attack where a van collided with pedestrians in Seven Sisters Road, injuring eight people.

Police were called at 00:21hrs to Seven Sisters Road, Finsbury Park, to reports of a van colliding with pedestrians. Officers, who were in the immediate vicinity,...
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Man now being held for terrorism offences
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Statement from Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick from the scene of the incident at Finsbury Park:

"We are here as you are well aware because of the terrible, terrible attack that took place last night. We have a number of people in hospital whose lives are turned upside down. We have one person who has died and as you are aware a man has been arrested.

"This was quite clearly an...
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Statement from Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick from the scene of the
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Speaking today at a media briefing, Commander Stuart Cundy provided an update regarding the ongoing work of the Metropolitan Police Service following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower.

Commander Cundy said:

"Over the course of the last 48 hours there's been a huge amount of effort undertaken by our investigators to understand as completely as we possibly can just how many people this is...
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Speaking today at a media briefing Commander Stuart Cundy provided an update
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We will be observing a one minute silence at 11am today as tribute to those who sadly lost their lives and all those that were affected by the horrific fire at Grenfell Tower
We will be observing a one minute silence at 11am today as
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Incident in Seven Sisters Road, Finsbury Park

The investigation into the circumstances of the incident in Seven Sisters Road in Finsbury Park is ongoing.

Police were called just after 0020hrs on 19 June to reports of a van in collision with pedestrians.

Officers attended alongside other emergency services and found and tended to a number of casualties.

One man was pronounced dead at the...
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Incident in Seven Sisters Road Finsbury Park
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Officers and staff honoured in The Queen's Birthday Honours list

PC Keith Palmer, who died in the Westminster terror attack, is to be awarded a posthumous George Medal for bravery in The Queen's civilian gallantry list.

The list commends Keith's heroic actions in protecting members of the public and Parliament from an armed terrorist on Wednesday 22 March.

Metropolitan Police Commissioner...
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Officers and staff honoured in The Queen's Birthday Honours list
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Investigation into the fire at Grenfell Tower

The investigation team is being drawn together to look at all aspects of how residents tragically lost their lives in this terrible fire at Grenfell Tower.

At least 30 fatalities have been confirmed; the bodies of twelve people have been recovered and are at a mortuary, which includes one person who sadly died at hospital, despite the best...
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Investigation into the fire at Grenfell Tower
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17 fatalities confirmed following Grenfell Tower fire

Statement from Commander Stuart Cundy:

"Today is about those who are waiting for news about their loved ones. Our thoughts remain with those so deeply affected by the events over the last 24 hours.

"Yesterday was a very difficult day, clearly it was challenging overnight particularly for colleagues from fire. Today the work really starts...
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17 fatalities confirmed following Grenfell Tower fire
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Grenfell Tower fire

The emergency services continue to work together following the horrific inferno at Grenfell Tower in North Kensington, London.

Commander Stuart Cundy from the Metropolitan Police has now confirmed that the number of fatalities has sadly risen to twelve and unfortunately we expect that figure to rise further.

Commander Cundy "It is very important we identify and account...
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Grenfell Tower fire The emergency services continue to work together following the
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Six fatalities following the fire in North Kensington

We can confirm six fatalities at this time following the fire in North Kensington in the early hours of this morning, Wednesday, 14 June. These are very early stages and we do expect that figure to rise.

Police were called at 01:16hrs to reports of a large fire at a block of flats at the Lancaster West Estate, W11. Officers were sent to...
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Six fatalities following the fire in North Kensington
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A statement from London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton on the North Kensington tower block fire:

For updates on this incident check our website [ Bit.ly Link ]

β€œThis is an unprecedented situation, with a major fire that has affected all floors of this 24 storey building, from the second floor up.

β€œOver 200 firefighters and officers are attending this incident, with 40 fire engines and a...
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Our latest statement following fire in North Kensington

There have been a number of fatalities following the fire in North Kensington in the early hours this morning, Wednesday, 14 June.

Police were called at 01:16hrs to reports of a large fire at a block of flats at the Lancaster West Estate, W11.

Officers were sent to the scene to assist colleagues from the London Fire Brigade (LFB) and...
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Our latest statement following fire in North Kensington
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Crimewatch Roadshow

This month the BBC’s Crimewatch Roadshow takes to the streets of Britain, appealing directly to the public for help with unsolved cases.

Today we saw distressing footage of the moment two men forced their way into the house of an 85-year-old, partially sighted grandmother, tore her jewellery off her and went on to raid the home where she had been proud to live...
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Karen Johnston
Interview with victim of terrifying burglary ordeal

As a mother put her children to bed, a group of men swarmed into her home in Ealing, pinning her down whilst they ransacked the property and stole tens of thousands of pounds worth of jewellery.

Four members of the group responsible for this harrowing crime, as well as 15 further burglaries in London, have now been jailed for a combined...
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Sue Barlow
Joy McDermott