Croydon

Police Kill Puppy During Raid

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK

Police summoned armed officers to shoot a puppy dead during a raid on a house. The one-year-old pup was living in a house that was raided by office...

A Misconceived View of Gentrification

Edward Adoo | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK
Edward Adoo

Alex's attack on "Shoreditchification" goes beyond the shores of Brick Lane, Hackney Road, Shoreditch High Street, Kingsland Road and surrounding areas. It's a real dig at what Londoners are all about. Get over it Alex, go and mingle with your gentrified buddies and chill out.

Why I Love Kate Moss

Sadie Brown | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Sadie Brown

Permanently smoking with her hipbones shining through that Calvin Klein dress, doll face Kate was a breath of fresh air when she arrived in the early 90's. Ever since I saw her strut down the runway for Bella Freud in a black and pink fringe bikini in 1993, I was team Moss forever.

Police Hunt Missing 6-Year-Old And Teen Aunt

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.12.2013 | UK

Police are appealing for information to trace a missing six-year-old girl and her teenage aunt. Zeenat Abdala, 16, and her niece Lutfiya Salum were...

Body Found In London Well Was 'Beaten And Bound'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK

Police have vowed to track down the killers of a man who was assaulted, tied up and thrown down a well. Detectives believe the body, which was disc...

Body Found In London Well: Seven Arrested

Posted 16.11.2013 | UK

Seven people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found in a well, sources said. Gardeners made the grim discovery at a priva...

House Where Tia Sharp Was Murdered To Be Demolished

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK

The house where schoolgirl Tia Sharp was murdered and hidden in the loft is being demolished. Tia, who would have been 13 on Sunday, was killed by ...

£200m Of Compensation For Riot Victims Is Unclaimed

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK

More than £200 million of government cash set aside for victims of the 2011 Riots remains unclaimed, a Labour MP has said. Steve Reed, the MP for ...

LOOK: Couple Sit Down To Eat Dinner In Middle Of London Road

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK

A video of a couple sitting down to eat their evening meal in the middle of a busy road in Thornton Heath, South London has been viewed thousands of t...

PICTURE: Police Appeal For Missing 12-Year-Old Girl

PA | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK

Police have released a CCTV image of a 12-year-old girl who has been missing since Tuesday. Suada Gashi, of Lewisham, south London, was last seen l...

Man Accused Of Murdering Tia Sharp To Appear In Court

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK

Stuart Hazell, the man accused of murdering 12-year-old Tia Sharp, will appear at the Old Bailey on Friday. The 37-year-old is due to appear in Cou...

Boris Pictured Walking Past Homeless Man As He Talks Of 'Vibrance And Glory' Of Croydon

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson announced that £1bn will be pumped into Croydon on Thursday, in a redevelopment plan that will see a new Westfield set up in the South ...

'They'll Be No Christmas Without You'

PA | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK

The parents of a teenage girl who has been missing for five weeks have begged her to come home in time for Christmas. Lisa and Tony Pratt said ther...

Plea For Missing Teen Shelley Who Vanished Three Weeks Ago

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK

Parents of a 14-year-old girl missing for three weeks have begged her to come home, after it emerged she had previously been abducted for three days l...

Labour Wins By-Elections.. But Ukip Sees Jump In Votes

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK Politics

Labour is celebrating a clean sweep in three parliamentary by-elections in Rotherham, Middlesbrough and Croydon North. But the celebrations were ma...

Cross Party Unity Sees Mental Health Bill Clear Critical Commons Stage

The Huffington Post UK | PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK Politics

A Bill which would outlaw MPs being disqualified from parliament if they are sectioned under the Mental Health Act has cleared a critical stage of the...

Family 'In Bits' Without Missing 12-Year-Old Schoolgirl

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.08.2012 | UK

The uncle of missing schoolgirl Tia Sharp urged her to come home on Thursday and said her family was "in bits". David Sharp was speaking outside Ti...

Police Search Bins For Missing Schoolgirl Tia Sharp

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.08.2012 | UK

Police were searching bins outside Tia Sharp's grandmother's house on Thursday as the hunt for the missing schoolgirl continues. It came as the Met...

Olympic Resources Diverted To Look For Missing 12-Year-Old

Posted 08.08.2012 | UK

Police said they had 80 officers trying to find missing Tia Sharp, as they revealed they had diverted Olympic resources to search for the 12-year-old....

London Riots One Year On - The 'Affluent' Areas And Their Tory MPs

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 09.08.2012 | UK Politics

One aspect of the riots in London in August 2011 which made them distinct from previous moments of unrest was how they happened not just in poor inner...

Croydon - A Year On From the Riots

Gavin Barwell | Posted 06.10.2012 | UK Politics
Gavin Barwell

The world's attention is on London at the moment, as it was a year ago but for very different reasons. But how much has really changed since the riots that disfigured my town and other parts of the capital last August?

Just Find My Little Girl': Stepfather Of Missing 12-Year-Old's Plea

PA | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK

The stepfather of missing Tia Sharp screamed with emotion today: "Just find my little girl." David Niles, 29, said the family were "in bits" as the...

'Come Home. You're Not In Trouble': Family Search For Missing 12-Year-Old

PA | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK

The family of missing schoolgirl Tia Sharp have made an emotional plea for her to return home as the hunt for the youngster stretches into its fourth ...

PICTURES: Message Of Hope Covers Riot-Hit Shop

PA | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK

A furniture store which was fire-damaged in last year's riots has been covered in more than 4,000 images of young people holding positive statements. ...

Police Scour CCTV Tapes In Hunt For Clues Over Missing Girl

PA | Posted 05.10.2012 | UK

Detectives hunting for a missing 12-year-old girl are continuing to sift through hours of CCTV footage for a clue to her location. Tia Sharp, who h...