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Lawless London: Shocking footage shows moment 'two men took their shirts off before throwing punches at each other in the middle of a busy high street'

Submitted by daniel on updated Mon, 08/04/2024 - 20:39

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Lawless London: Shocking footage shows moment 'two men took their shirts off before throwing punches at each o - Daily Mail

Footage has emerged of the shocking moment two men throw punches at one another in the middle of a busy high street, bringing traffic to a standstill.

The clip sees one man, wearing just a black tracksuit and trainers, being restrained by a large group on the side of a packed Streatham High Road in south London.

As he wanders into the main road, a man and a woman follow him and attempt to drag him out of the way of oncoming traffic, which includes vans and buses.

Delight as London low traffic neighbourhood that caused so much congestion that buses were taking two hours to do three miles is scrapped after even Sadiq Khan U-turned

Submitted by daniel on updated Wed, 27/03/2024 - 15:08

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Delight as London low traffic neighbourhood that caused so much congestion that buses were taking two hours to - Daily Mail

A Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) which causes such bad congestion that buses take two hours to travel less than three miles has been scrapped leaving locals delighted.

Labour-run Lambeth Council has suspended the Streatham Wells LTN in London which has caused traffic nightmares since being introduced in October last year.

The A23, which runs along the western side of the LTN and is one of the main routes out of London into Surrey, was constantly gridlocked.

Sadiq Khan admits for the first time one of his favourite Low Traffic neighbourhoods is 'not great' after problems with gridlock and bus services ruined by the project

Submitted by daniel on updated Fri, 08/03/2024 - 09:13

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Sadiq Khan admits for the first time one of his favourite Low Traffic neighbourhoods is 'not great' after prob - Daily Mail

Sadiq Khan has admitted for the first time one of his favourite Low Traffic neighbourhoods is 'not great' after it was riddled with gridlock problems and bus services being ruined.

The London Mayor revealed today that his team had been in touch with Lambeth council to try and resolve the issues being created by the Streatham Wells LTN, which has seen buses travelling as slowly as 1.5mph.

The Labour politician, who is seeking re-election in May, told LBC: 'It's not working and we've asked the council to look at it urgently.'

Homeless pair charged with murder over Streatham house blaze that left man, 49, dead: Two suspects, 34 and 46, to appear in court over 'arson'

Submitted by daniel on updated Fri, 15/03/2024 - 18:40

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Homeless pair charged with murder over Streatham house blaze that left man, 49, dead: Two suspects, 34 and 46, to ... - Daily Mail

A homeless pair have been charged with murder following a house fire in south London that left a man dead.

Mayara Loiola Ataide, 34 and Gevaldo Tavares Dos Santos, 46 both of no fixed address, were charged this morning.

They were also charged with two counts of arson with intent to endanger life. Both will appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates' Court later today.

The blaze broke out at a multi-occupancy house on Glenister Park Road in Streatham at 7.07pm on Sunday, 25 February.

Homeless pair charged with murder over Streatham house blaze that left man, 49, dead: Two suspects, 34 and 46, to appear in court over 'arson'

Submitted by daniel on updated Wed, 27/03/2024 - 15:10

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Homeless pair charged with murder over Streatham house blaze that left man, 49, dead: Two suspects, 34 and 46, - Daily Mail

A homeless pair have been charged with murder following a house fire in south London that left a man dead.

Mayara Loiola Ataide, 34 and Gevaldo Tavares Dos Santos, 46 both of no fixed address, were charged this morning.

They were also charged with two counts of arson with intent to endanger life. Both will appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates' Court later today.

The blaze broke out at a multi-occupancy house on Glenister Park Road in Streatham at 7.07pm on Sunday, 25 February.

Extra 40-minute commutes, the taste of fumes in the air and ambulances stuck in gridlock: What life is like for Londoners living in 'nightmare' LTN

Submitted by daniel on updated Thu, 07/03/2024 - 15:53

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Extra 40-minute commutes, the taste of fumes in the air and ambulances stuck in gridlock: What life is like fo - Daily Mail

Furious south London residents have slammed a controversial new Low Traffic Neighbourhood which is causing such terrible congestion that buses are taking nearly an hour to travel less than three miles.

The Streatham Wells LTN has caused 'chaos' since it was first introduced last October, with residents, local business owners, and motorists branding it a 'nightmare'.

LTNS were first introduced by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan in the hopes of reducing pollution, but local residents say the latest LTN has actually made the problem worse.

Extra 40-minute commutes, the taste of fumes in the air and ambulances stuck in gridlock: What life is like for Londoners living in 'nightmare' LTN

Submitted by daniel on updated Wed, 20/03/2024 - 16:05

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What life is like for Londoners living in 'nightmare' LTN - Daily Mail

Furious south London residents have slammed a controversial new Low Traffic Neighbourhood which is causing such terrible congestion that buses are taking nearly an hour to travel less than three miles.

The Streatham Wells LTN has caused 'chaos' since it was first introduced last October, with residents, local business owners, and motorists branding it a 'nightmare'.

LTNS were first introduced by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan in the hopes of reducing pollution, but local residents say the latest LTN has actually made the problem worse.

'Arson attack' cops arrest second person over Streatham house fire that left 49-year-old man dead - as police quiz woman, 34, about inferno

Submitted by daniel on updated Wed, 27/03/2024 - 15:08

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'Arson attack' cops arrest second person over Streatham house fire that left 49-year-old man dead - as police - Daily Mail

A second person has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was killed in a suspected arson attack in south London.

The Met Police were called by the London Fire Brigade to a multi-occupancy house in Glenister Park Road, Streatham, shortly after 7pm on Sunday, following reports of a fire. Tragically 49-year-old man was found dead inside.

Detectives, who believe the fire was started deliberately, on Monday arrested a 34-year-old woman on suspicion of murder and arson with intent to endanger life.

Slow traffic neighbourhood! New LTN is causing such bad congestion that buses take TWO hours to travel less than three miles

Submitted by daniel on updated Thu, 21/03/2024 - 16:13

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Buses take TWO hours to travel three miles because of new LTN - Daily Mail

A new Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) is causing such bad congestion that buses take two hours to travel less than three miles.

The Streatham Wells LTN in London has caused traffic chaos since the trial was introduced in October 2022.

The congestion is so bad at peak times that buses are being diverted around and even though the zone to avoid gridlock.

Transport for London (TfL) data shows that last week the A23, which runs along the western side of the LTN, became so bogged down in traffic that it took the bus 121 minutes to travel 2.9 miles.