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Fire crews tackling blaze in Carronade Place, Thamesmead

Update: Nine people escape blaze in Carronade Place, Thamesmead

Danny Whybrow with kids Sonny, 11, Luke, eight, and wife Nathalie

'Heartless' holiday company refused to let grieving dad-of-two postpone summer trip - until we got involved

A Regus business lounge.

Company offers Dartford workers free space to work from during tube strike

Gravesend pensioner tricked by cruel cash thieves

Gravesend pensioner tricked by cruel cash thieves

Police vehicles parked not far from the garage where the bombs were found (Photo: Jarrad Little/@palace16)

Second World War bombs discovered in Beckenham garage

Migrants making the long walk through Calais. Picture: Press Association

Calais fence climbers should be shot to deter other migrants, says controversial politician

Plumb was sentenced at Dartford and Gravesham Magisrates Court

Man, 49, guilty of assaulting police officer whilst in possession of two knives

Suspended jail sentence for jewellery thief

Suspended jail sentence for jewellery thief

Picture: Michael Perry

Smoke billows from 'out of control bonfire'

Picture: Lewisham MPS

PICTURED: Bayonet with foot-long blade confiscated from 21-year-old in Lewisham

Mr Cowan with the aftermath of the 21st birthday party

'Thamesmead party house' owner bites back after criticism from neighbours

Travellers evicted from Orpington Park

Travellers evicted from Orpington Park

Courtesy of Ian Muir

Driver escapes with "minor injuries" after car crashes into Penge tree

One Direction's Liam Payne complained about being hassled in New York, prompting a lyrical David Bowie-inspired response from Boy George

One Direction's Liam Payne gets wise words from south Londoners Boy George and David Bowie on the price of fame

Abandoned boar pigs Rodney and Liam having a snooze after the rescue.

Swanley charity rescues abandoned boar pigs dumped on roadside

Sport

There wasn't much birthday joy for Daniel Bell-Drummond. Picture by Keith Gillard.

Kent already up against it against Northants

Jordan Cousins. Pictures by Keith Gillard.

Addicks star explains decision to commit to club

Simon Makienok: Valley debut was very special

Simon Makienok: Valley debut was very special

Guy Luzon: Stephen Henderson will miss first month of the season

Guy Luzon: Stephen Henderson will miss first month of the season

Wise words: Crystal Palace new boy Alex McCarthy loves the fans' passion at Selhurst Park

Crystal Palace: McCarthy hails Eagles faithful after QPR switch

Work to do: Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew

Crystal Palace: Eagles not flying at their highest ahead of Cape Town Cup kick-off

Palace bound: Alex McCarthy's arrival at Crystal Palace could spell the end for Wayne Hennessey

Crystal Palace: McCarthy undergoes medical ahead of QPR switch

Holmes-Dennis: It was a good evening all round

Holmes-Dennis: It was a good evening all round

Guy Luzon: I know exactly what players we need to bring in

Guy Luzon: I know exactly what players we need to bring in

Fame: Beckenham Town's alumni includes an FA Cup winner

Beckenham Town hall of fame honours the "Magnificent Seven"

Goal machine: Patrick Bamford bagged 17 goals in the Championship last season

FOOTBALL: Crystal Palace sign up Chelsea striker with goals to his name

Goldberg hopes Bromley will learn lessons from Gillingham defeat

Goldberg hopes Bromley will learn lessons from Gillingham defeat

Igor Vetokele fires just over in the 3-2 win at non-league Dulwich Hamlet. Picture by Keith Gillard.

Vetokele: I'm getting closer to full fitness ahead of Championship season

Welling goalscorer Ricky Wellard. Pictures by David Brown

Parkes the difference in pre-season derby

National Sport

Cian Healy, left, is still battling neck trouble as Ireland approach their World Cup warm-up matches

Ireland wait on Healy injury

Karim Benzema is facing a spell on the sidelines

Benzema blow for Real

Mahela Jayawardene is in discussions with England

England approach Jayawardene

Mitchell Johnson had his name sung loudly by England's fans at Edgbaston

Johnson revelling in crowd banter

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