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Now going to wrap up our live updates for today. Thanks for joining us at any point during the day, hope you fouond the information useful.

For more news as we get it on the incident at Beaverwood School for Girls today keep an eye on the article here


Uncle of one of the alleged chemical victims at Beaverwood School said: "The girls were in the school playground and one girl has gone round spraying nine other girls in the face.

"There was skin peeling off Paris' face."


News Shopper has received reports nine schoolgirls have been sprayed in the face with a chemical substance in the playground of Beaverwood School for Girls in Chislehurst.

Read more here


News Shopper: IN PICTURES: Union leader Bob Crow visits Bridgwater for rally

Millwall FC has paid tribute to RMT union boss Bob Crow.

Click here to read


News Shopper: Chris Castleton, 23, is suffering from testicular cancer and his friend Ryan Turner pledged to have his hair shaved off to raise money for Cancer Research.

A Sidcup man suffering testicular cancer has warned others "it can happen to anyone" and is urging people to beware of the dangers of cancer at any age.

Read his story here


News Shopper: Chris Powell

More angry comments from Charlton supporters unhappy about the sacking of Chris Powell. Read them here and vote in our poll about whether the Addicks were right to ditch Powell


News Shopper: This man is wanted in connection with alleged criminal damage committed at Coral Racing in Bexley High Street on January 8 when a stool was thrown through the screen of a 42" television.

Can you help catch Bexley's six most wanted suspects this week, like this fella?

Click here to see all of them and what they're wanted for


News Shopper: Charlton mum says 'please clear the 60 foot tree from my house and garden'

Charlton mum living in 'bombsite' after 60-foot tree crashes on house. Click here for the story and more pictures


News Shopper: Picture courtesy of Port of London Authority

Pictures of Gravesend Pier have been revealed the impact of the extreme weather. See the story and more photos here


News Shopper: Gerry Keane reunited with Chippy-Rusty

A story about a Swanley pooch which went on the run for six months has a happy ending. Read all about it


News Shopper: Tanya Branning (Jo Joyner) in EastEnders

A crime drama featuring former Eastenders star Jo Joyner pitched up for filming at a Gravesend café yesterday.

Read the full story here


News Shopper: Pixie Lott gives surprise charity performance at Bromley school

Pixie Lott gave a surprise charity performance at Ravens Wood School in Bromley.

Click here for the story and more pictures




News Shopper:

An Orpington grandfather has been left "suicidal" after the Princess Royal University Hospital, Farnborough, kept him waiting 20 months and cancelled six operations for a knee replacement.

Read more here.


News Shopper:

If seeing the Muppets has got you feeling a tad nostalgic, you should check out this list of 26 playground crazes and fashions from schooldays in the 1990s.

Click here to read the list


News Shopper: Muppets in Greenwich

Mahna mahna ... The Muppets pop up in Greenwich for new Disney movie Muppets Most Wanted.

Click here for the story


News Shopper: Save Lewisham Hospital protest

Labour is appealing for Tory and Liberal Democrat MPs to help block measures it says will give ministers sweeping powers to close hospitals in the wake of the Lewisham debacle.

Click here for the story


News Shopper: It was anough tough day for Chris Powell at The Valley. PICTURE BY EDMUND BOYDEN.
Charlton fans generally seem to be very unhappy about Chris Powell's departure:


News Shopper: WARNING: Bob Crow

RMT union boss Bob Crow has died aged 52.

Add your reactions here.


Law change plans by Jeremy Hunt following his Lewisham Hospital defeat will be discussed in the Commons today. Labour MPs are on the attack.

News Shopper: Eight News Shopper stories that should be made into movies


News Shopper: Roland Duchatelet. PICTURE BY EDMUND BOYDEN.

Charlton owner Duchatelet on Powell sacking: “We have been working with Chris Powell and his representatives for a couple of weeks to try and agree a contract extension which would have seen us continue to work together.

“There was good progress, but we could not reach an agreement over the club’s football strategy going forward."

Click here for the full story


News Shopper: The infant was born on the 18.18 London Victoria to Maidstone East Southeastern service

A lot of delays and disruptions to train services today, owing to the fact it's a day ending in 'y'. Click here for Southeastern's live 'running' information.

Various roadworks holding up motorists across the area today too. Click here for the latest on these



News Shopper:

These weapons were found by police at an address in St Mary Cray yesterday. 

Click here to read more.



News Shopper:

Is it acceptable to be served overspill from the slops tray when you order a pint? That's the dilemma PubSpy was faced with this week. Read about it here




News Shopper: The man arrived at this parade of shops in Abbey Wood (pic from Google Maps)

Three women have been arrested after a stabbing in Abbey Wood.

Click here for the story


News Shopper: chris-powell-charlton-athletic.jpg

We start with news of Charlton Athletic sacking manager Chris Powell.

Click here for the latest news

Do you think the Addicks have made the right decision getting rid of their manager so close to the season? Has football officially gone bonkers? Add your comments below or to the end of the story.


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