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Body recovered from Thames at Limehouse believed to be Xavier Thomas

By on June 7, 2017 in Crime & Policing, Terrorism with 0 Comments
Body recovered from Thames at Limehouse believed to be Xavier Thomas

Police have been appealing for information about Xavier Thomas, 45, a French national who had not been seen since the night of the terrorist attack on London Bridge.On Tuesday, 6 June at approximately 19:44hours the body of a man was recovered from the river, near Limehouse, by specialist officers from the Marine Police Unit based at […]

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Tower Hamlets Elections 2017 Current Police Situation Report 06 June

Tower Hamlets Elections 2017 Current Police Situation Report 06 June

As a result of the electoral corruption endemic in Tower Hamlets during recent years, in the run up to the General Election on 8th June 2017 (tomorrow!)  the Metropolitan Police have worked closely with the Electoral Commission, HMIC, and the Council to ensure it “plays its part to protect the integrity of the electoral process.”Which is nice.You can see […]

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London Bridge attacks – Counter Terrorism police appeal for information

By on June 6, 2017 in Crime & Policing, Terrorism with 0 Comments
London Bridge attacks – Counter Terrorism police appeal for information

The Met’s Counter Terrorism Command has now released the names and photographs of all three attackers shot dead by police during the terrorist attacks on London Bridge and at Borough Market on Saturday.All three men involved in the attack were confronted and shot dead by armed officers within eight minutes of the first call.The three have […]

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Better Streets for Tower Hamlets, safer streets for Wapping

By on June 5, 2017 in Boy Racers, Meetings with 0 Comments
Better Streets for Tower Hamlets, safer streets for Wapping

The problem of speeding cars is not confined to Wapping, it is a problem across Tower Hamlets. One approach to this is the Better Streets for Tower Hamlets campaign started by Stepney resident Alex Jenkins. Alex used to live in Green Bank so knows Wapping well.After hearing about tonight’s Safer Wapping Resident’s Meeting, organised by Tim Boler, Alex got […]

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“Enough is enough” says May (unless it’s Saudi sponsored terrorism)

By on June 4, 2017 in Crime & Policing, Terrorism with 0 Comments
“Enough is enough” says May (unless it’s Saudi sponsored terrorism)

In a speech today the Prime Minister Theresa May promised to step up the fight against Islamist terrorism, saying “enough is enough” and that there is “far too much tolerance of extremism” in the UK.What Theresa May did not mention was that the report of an extensive investigation into the foreign funding and support of […]

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