Croydon

Friday, February 8, 2019

Friday, February 8, 2019

Fears of south coast cat killer on the loose after number of cats found stabbed

Cat killer fears after felines found stabbed on south coast

Cat killer fears after felines found stabbed on south coast

Fears a new cat killer is on the loose have emerged after a spate of feline stabbings along the south coast.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

‘Zombie knife’ attacker’s sentence increased by court of appeal

‘Zombie knife’ attacker’s sentence increased by court of appeal

‘Zombie knife’ attacker’s sentence increased by court of appeal

A teenager who attacked a car with a "zombie knife" in broad daylight has been jailed for three and a half years after the Court of Appeal decided his suspended sentence was unduly lenient.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Friday, December 7, 2018

Campaigners perform a nativity and sing housing-themed carols to demand affordable housing

Campaigners perform a nativity and sing housing-themed carols to demand affordable housing

Campaigners perform a nativity to demand affordable housing

Over 50 Croydon residents congregated outside their council building to perform a nativity as a call for affordable housing in the borough.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Friday, March 9, 2018

Curtin killed his friend in October 1996

Richard Curtin: London man jailed for killing friend in fire more than 20 years ago

London man jailed for killing friend in fire more than 20 years ago

Richard Curtin finally confessed to killing Paul Smith last year

Friday, March 2, 2018

Friday, March 2, 2018

Lucian Stinci: London man gets life for killing female flatmate with hammer in jealous rage fuelled by viagra and S&M videos

London man gets life for killing female flatmate in viagra-fuelled hammer rage

Stinci was eventually stopped when another flatmate hit him with a wine bottle and ran for help

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The girl managed to escape when the men became distracted

Teenage girl survives horrific kidnap ordeal in South London

Teenage girl survives horrific kidnap ordeal in South London

Police tied girl's hands together in back alley before she ran away

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Rio Andrew died at the rave in 2014 (stock photo)

'Fake medic' who treated dying ecstasy victim Rio Andrew jailed

'Fake medic' who treated dying ecstasy victim at infamous Croydon rave jailed

Kevin Davis provided emergency medical care despite not being able to prove he was a qualified ambulance technician

Monday, January 8, 2018

Monday, January 8, 2018

The teenager pleaded guilty to six counts of throwing a corrosive liquid

London teen admits spate of acid attacks against moped riders

London teen admits spate of acid attacks against moped riders

Teenager, who cannot be named because of his age, targeted six riders in north and east London in less than 90 minutes on July 13 last year

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Anjungi Lam has been jailed for the attack

Anjungi Lam: Croydon man jailed for smashing glass into gay man's face in 'homophobic attack'

Lonon man jailed for smashing glass into gay man's face in 'homophobic attack'

Anjungi Lam attempted to flee the pub after the attack, but was recognised on CCTV as he had previously worked there

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Scotty Kouebitra was stabbed to death on Halloween 2016 (Met Police)

Members of gang who donned Halloween masks to murder Croydon man Scotty Kouebitra jailed

Members of gang who donned Halloween masks to murder Croydon man jailed

The gang chased and fatally wounded Kouebitra on Halloween 2016

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Ivan Griffin stabbed Sabrina Mullings to death hours after they celebrated their engagement

'Satanic killer' Ivan Griffin jailed for life for stabbing Sabrina Mullings to death

'Satanic killer' Ivan Griffin jailed for life

Griffin demanded Mullings drink his blood and talked about 'devil worship' as well as exorcism during murder

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Sabrina Mullings (r) had been dancing with her fiance just hours before he murdered her

Croydon man Ivan Griffin murdered fiancee Hayleigh Mullings in 'exorcism ritual' hours after celebrating their engagement

Croydon man killed fiancee in 'exorcism' hours after their engagement party

Griffin said he needed to 'cleanse the soul' of his victim before fleeing the scene and roaming streets of south London semi-naked

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Sally Anne Bowman's mother blasts 'cruel people' who vandalised her grave repeatedly

Sally Anne Bowman's mother blasts 'cruel people' who vandalised her grave repeatedly

Sally Anne Bowman's mother blasts 'cruel people' who vandalised her grave

Linda Bowman revealed to The Daily Mirror she had dug up her daughter's ashes to beat the vandals who desecrated the model's grave repeatedly

Monday, April 3, 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017

Croydon: 'The attackers are from a small toxic minority', says thinktank British Future

Croydon asylum seeker attackers 'represent a small toxic minority', says thinktank British Future

Croydon attackers 'represent a small toxic minority', says thinktank

British Future days we must show people that such attacks aren't acceptable

Croydon asylum seeker attack: Four more arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

Croydon asylum seeker attack: Five charged over savage beating of Kurdish-Iranian asylum seeker

Five charged over Croydon ayslum seeker attack

Nine people have been arrested in a suspected hate crime on a 17-year-old Kurdish-Iranian man, who was left in a serious but stable condition

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Police blunder as seven people killed in Croydon tram crash are invited to survivors event

Police blunder as seven people killed in Croydon tram crash are invited to survivors event

Seven people killed in Croydon tram crash are invited to survivors event

The seven people killed in the Croydon tram crash have accidentally been invited to an event for survivors due after a police blunder

Friday, November 18, 2016

Friday, November 18, 2016

Croydon tram service to re-open this afternoon

Croydon tram service re-opening this afternoon

Croydon tram service re-opening this afternoon

The Croydon tram service will re-open this afternoon, after last week's crash where seven people died, according to Transport for London

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Croydon tram was travelling at three and a half times the speed limit

Croydon tram was travelling at three and a half times the speed limit

Croydon tram was travelling at three and a half times the speed limit

The tram that derailed in Croydon was travelling at three and a half times the speed limit, and travelled 25 metres before stopping

Friday, November 11, 2016

Friday, November 11, 2016

Croydon Tram Disaster: Tributes made to victims as investigation carries on

Croydon Tram Disaster: Tributes paid to victims as investigation carries on

Croydon Tram Disaster: Tributes paid to victims as investigation carries on

A tram derailed in the morning rush hour on Wednesday morning, killing seven people

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Croydon tram crash: 'The tram service had an incredibly good safety record', says MP Gavin Barwell

Croydon tram crash: 'The tram service had an incredibly good safety record', says MP Gavin Barwell

'The tram service had an incredibly good safety record', says MP Gavin Barwell

The first of seven victims of the Croydon tram crash has been named as 19-year-old Dane Chinnery, more than 50 people were also injured by the crash

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Croydon tram was travelling at a 'significantly higher speed than is permitted' when it derailed

Croydon tram was travelling at a 'significantly higher speed than is permitted' when it crashed

Croydon tram was travelling at a 'significantly higher speed than is permitted'

Investigation continues at scene of crash which has left five people dead

Five people killed in south London tram crash

Five people confirmed dead in Croydon tram crash

Five people confirmed dead in Croydon tram crash

Five people have been killed after a tram derailed in Croydon, south London. Investigations are continuing into how the accident happened

Deaths confirmed, people remain trapped in south London tram crash

Deaths confirmed, people remain trapped in south London tram crash

Deaths confirmed in south London tram crash

A tram has overturned in Croydon, South London, causing "some loss of life," according to police, 50 people have been taken to hospital, whilst two remain trapped