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Firefighters have issued a smoking safety reminder after a fire at a shop with flats above on High Road in Leyton

.The second floor of the mid-terraced property was destroyed by the fire and part of the roof was damaged. There were no reports of any injuries.

The Brigade’s fire investigators believe the fire was accidental and was caused by a …

Transport for London (TfL) publishes advice for businesses on how to keep staff safe as they return to work

Transport for London (TfL) today published advice for businesses across London on how they can play a part in controlling the coronavirus as national restrictions on movement are gradually lifted.

The TfL advice works alongside Government guidance on safe travel,

No UK Cypriot coronavirus deaths recorded this week

Parikiaki can confirm, that as of Wednesday 27th May 2020, after having contacted local hospitals, churches, the Turkish Cypriot media and community, funeral directors and from death announcements placed in our newspaper, that no new Covid-19 related deaths were recorded …

In Loving Memory of Loucas Louca (1967-2020)

UK Thalassaemia Society sadly loses one of its members

On Monday 4th May 2020, the UK Thalassaemia Society (UKTS) sadly lost a member and a great friend, Loucas Louca, taken too soon at the age of 52, after a valiant …

Double stabbing after domestic incident in Islington

Police are dealing with an incident at an address in the N1 area.

Police were called by LAS at 20:24hrs on Wednesday, 27 May, to a residential address in Southgate Road, N1.

Officers attended.

Two people – a man and …

Arrest made following fatal shooting in Haringey

Detectives investigating the fatal shooting of Chad Gordon have arrested a man.

A 23-year-old man [A] from north London was arrested on Tuesday, 26 May. He remains in police custody.

Chad’s family have been informed and they are being supported …

London boroughs stand ready to help with test and trace

A number of leading London boroughs are in detailed discussions with the Government on how they can bring their expertise, knowledge and contacts to the table in order to launch a trial of a ‘test and trace’ system as soon

Help us get you the treatment you need

While preventing the spread of Covid-19 is a public health priority, it is still vital that members of the public go to scheduled vaccination appointments to stop outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases and to protect vulnerable groups.

As long as those …

Russians fly privately to Cyprus during lockdown

Some private jet companies have seen a rise in demand from wealthy Russians who wanted to spend time in the West during the coronavirus crisis but who were unable to take commercial flights amid tight restrictions by airlines and governments.…

No violations of COVID-19 measures reported by Police in Cyprus at establishments in the last 12 hours


Police checked 657 establishments island wide as part of the country’s measures against COVID-19 in the last 12 hours, reporting no violations.

A Police spokesman told CNA that 211 checks were carried out in Nicosia, 169 in Larnaca, 56 …