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Gang wielding an axe rob a jewellers in West London

A gang of masked thieves stormed into L. Guess Jeweller, in Whitton High Street yesterday morning.

 Stealing around £30 thousand worth of jewellery.

Jeweller Mark Guess chased the gang down the road, one of the robbers escaped on a moped.
 

 

£2.7 billion lost by households by not switching energy suppliers.

More than 13 million households in the UK are losing out on billions for not changing energy supplier.

It comes as the government launches its major new Power to Switch campaign to encourage the public to change suppliers, in a bid to ensure they're receiving the best deal.

The figure's are based on analysis of last year's energy bills.

 

 

Sex Education for primary schools 

The Commons Education Committee say all state primary and secondary schools in the country should teach sex and relationships education.

In the report, MPs said young people have a right to information that will keep them healthy and safe.

Ofsted reported more than a third of schools were failing to provide pupils with the right level of sex and relationship education.

 

 

Garden Bridge under threat in High Court legal challenge

Proposals for the Garden Bridge are under threat after a legal challenge has been launched in the High Court.

A resident from Tulse Hill says the impact of the proposed bridge will be devastating claiming Lambeth Council unlawfully granted permission.

Lambeth Council which approved plans for 175 million pound bridge in November has not commented on the High Court challenge. 

 

 

Ukraine and Separatists break truce

 The Ukrainian government and separatist rebels still have not withdrawn heavy weapons from the front line even though yesterday was the deadline.

The government said it will not fulfil their part of the deal until fighting ended in the town Debaltseve.

Meanwhile the rebels say they do not have to adhere to the agreement because the town is surrounded.

 

 

London’s cyclists stage a ‘die-in’

Cyclists staged a 'die-in' last night on Bloomsbury Square in memory of a cyclist killed 2 weeks ago.

Federica Baldass, who was 26, was killed in Holborn after being struck by a lorry. 

She's the third cyclist to die in London this year.

Stop Killing Cyclists, who held the vigil, said: “We must put an end to these terrible tragedies and invest in making our roads safe for all who use them.”

 

 

Family business V Spurs £400 million stadium

A family business standing in the way of Tottenham Hotspur's £400 million stadium redevelopment kicks off a High Court battle today to stay where they are.

The owners of Archway Sheet Metal Works are challenging the decision that could force them to make way for the new 56,000 capacity stadium.

The club has planning permission for the new stadium and hopes to open it in 2018.

 

 

What sort of Twitter user are you?

A tool has been created to analyse the hidden personality traits of frequent Twitter users.

The first psychoanalysis of the social media site aims to discover what the subconscious mind is really thinking when posts are made.

According to a study using the tool, the majority of the UK's Twitter users have a dark side with "passionate" being the most common personality trait.

 

 

Gaga gets engaged

Twitter was set alight last night after Lady Gaga announced her engagement to the Chicago Fire actor Taylor Kinney.

The singer posted a message along with a photo on her Instagram account which read: "He gave me his heart on Valentine's Day, and I said YES!"

 

 

He gave me his heart on Valentine's Day, and I said YES!

A photo posted by @ladygaga on


The couple met on the set of Gaga's You & I music video in 2011.

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