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Police shoot a man in north London

An investigation by the Independent Police Complaints Commission has begun after a man was shot by police in north London at the weekend.

Officers were called to a tower block in Hendon on Saturday night after reports of a man firing a gun from a balcony. 

A police officer suffered non-life threatening injuries.


Triple murder in Paddington

A murder inquiry has been launched after three people were found dead in Paddington this weekend.

Police were called to a building on Westbourne Park Road on Friday afternoon. They found an unresponsive 30-year-old man. 

He was declared dead a few minutes later. Police are treating his death as unexplained.

Police attended a second address the next day on the same road to inform next of kin but found the bodies of a man and a woman. Police believe they died in suspicious circumstances.

No arrests have been made.


Terror attack in Copenhagen

The suspected gunman killed by police after a double terror attack on a cafe and a synagogue in Copenhagen had a background in criminal gangs.

Danish intelligence said the suspect was 22, born in Denmark and had a criminal record.

Two were killed and five police officers were wounded in the shootings.


Smoking potent cannabis increases the risk of psychosis.

King's College London have found links between cannabis and psychosis.

The research suggests the risk of psychosis is three times higher for users of potent "skunk-like" cannabis users than non-users.


12 Egyptian Christians killed in ISIS video

A video has been released showing the killing of 21 Egyptian Christians who'd been kidnapped in Libya by Islamic State.

The footage shows the group being decapitated.

The group were kidnapped between December last year and January.

The President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said Egypt reserves the right to respond in any way it sees fit.


The Duchess of Cambridge issues video calling for children’s mental health aid

Kate recorded a rare video message urging early action for children struggling with mental health issues.

She says that she and her husband William, the Duke of Cambridge, have witnessed how many children struggle with bullying, bereavement and other issues which can lead to depression.

The message comes during the UK's first Children's Mental Health Week.




Barnardo’s criticised for paying Made in Chelsea’s Binky £3000 for a photo

She posted a photo of herself on Instagram asking people to follow the charity on the social networking site.

Barnardos said it paid the reality star to take part in a campaign to get more people to shop in its stores.



Something special happening with @barnardosretail today 🙊 ... Follow their account and watch this space!

A photo posted by Binky Felstead (@binkyfelstead) on


London Property prices forced to rise

Property prices in London are being forced up because there are not enough homes to satisfy demand.

The borough of Hounslow saw the biggest increase with a 10.7 per cent rise. Closely followed by Richmond-Upon-Thames, with 8.2 per cent.

Nationally, the average price of property coming to market this month has climbed 2.1 per cent by almost six thousand pounds, according to the February RightMove estate agent survey.


Benedict Cumberbatch marries on Valentine's Day

Benedict Cumberbatch made it a Valentine's Day to remember this weekend after marrying his partner Sophie Hunter.

The couple tied the knot in a private ceremony with family and close friends on the Isle of Wight.

Guests at event are said to have included Tom Hiddleston and Cumberbatch's Sherlock co-star Martin Freeman.


Arsenal’s weekend win

Arsenal are through to the quarter finals of the FA Cup after securing a 2:0 win to Middlesborough at home yesterday.

Olivier Giroud scored twice for the gunners in the first half.

Middlesborough nearly snatched a consolation goal at the end but it hit the post in the last three minutes of added time.

All grown up…at the age of 25

Many of us believe we become adults when we turn 18 but here in the western world, it's apparently 25.

That's because young people are putting off settling down until later on in life.

Professors at the University of Pittsburgh believe crucial developments in the brain are now still happening into the mid-20s.

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