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Arson attack on Greenwich petrol station - suspect caught on camera

News Shopper:

4:46pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

CCTV footage of a man setting fire to a Greenwich petrol station has been released by police in an appeal for information.

Kidbrooke mum accused of terrorism offences to be quizzed for another week

News Shopper:

3:38pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A Kidbrooke mum arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences can be quizzed for another week after police had her detention time extended.

UK's first McDonald's in Woolwich given hi-tech makeover in light of 40th anniversary

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3:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

The first McDonald’s to ever hit the UK in Woolwich has been given a high-tech makeover in light of the restaurant’s 40th anniversary.

Southeastern launches 'meet the manager' for public to find out more about Thameslink Programme

News Shopper:

2:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Southeastern is giving train passengers the opportunity to ‘meet the manager’ over the coming weeks.

Cute Pets 2014 competition begins - chance to win £300 Pets At Home vouchers

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12:10pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Furry, feathered or scaly, we don’t mind. It’s cuteness that counts in our search for the most picture-perfect pet.

Woolwich memorial for Lee Rigby will not feature soldier's name

News Shopper: LEE RIGBY: The young soldier was killed on a London street

11:17am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A promised memorial for murdered soldier Lee Rigby at an historic chapel opposite Woolwich Barracks will not actually include the soldier's name, Greenwich Council have announced.

Family of murdered Ben Fasina: 'We forgive his killers but want change in Thamesmead'

News Shopper:

10:46am Thursday 23rd October 2014

The family of Olamide Fasina, who was stabbed to death by an armed gang, say they forgive his killers and want the 25-year-old's murder to bring "change" to Thamesmead.

Catch indie rockers Three Kings High in New Cross tonight

News Shopper:

9:09am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Riff heavy indie band Three Kings High have been compared to a lot of modern greats, but you can make your mind up tonight in New Cross.

Ghost-myth-busters: 'Hoaxes and mistakes' explain sightings says professor - do you agree?

News Shopper: BECKENHAM: Dog walker spots 'ghost' in park

7:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Do ghosts really exist? With Halloween coming, Professor Chris French, head of the Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit at Goldsmiths, tackles this spooky issue.

Blackheath and Woolwich gynaecologist struck off after squeezing patient's nipples to see if they were 'still milking'

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10:14am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A Blackheath and Woolwich gynaecologist who squeezed a patient's nipples to see if they were "still milking" has been struck off.

Man, 22, arrested over Thamesmead murder of Ben Fasina

News Shopper:

4:53pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Police have revealed a 22-year-old has been arrested and bailed over the murder of Olamide Fasina in Thamesmead.

Cyclist taken to major injuries unit after hitting open car door in Greenwich

News Shopper:

12:17pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A cyclist has been taken to the major trauma unit at a south London hospital after hitting a car door while riding her bike in Greenwich today.

QUIZ: Take our Halloween test to see how brave you really are

News Shopper:

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

With Halloween around the corner, now’s the time to find out exactly how brave – or not – you are by taking our quiz.

Spandau Ballet add second Greenwich date

News Shopper:

11:20am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Eighties heartthrobs Spandau Ballet have announced a second show in Greenwich following popular demand.

5 Thoughts: 'Homophobic' bus driver was jealous and Victor Moses is a 'cheat'

News Shopper:

9:58am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Each week I use this space to share my five thoughts of the week – the good, the bad and the ugly.

Thank Bank: Readers say Thank You

News Shopper: Send your messages of gratitude for good deeds done and random acts of kindness to the Thank Bank

9:09am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

If there is someone you want to express your gratitude to, whether they donated a kidney or opened a door for you, we want to hear about it.

Stat Chat: Top 10 best and worst online shops revealed

News Shopper: SPENDING TIME: Amman Valley workers spend more than 18 minutes a day shopping online when they should be working.

6:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Best and worst online shops.

Blackheath road closed after wind leaves scaffolding dangling 'precariously'

News Shopper:

5:36pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Part of Old Dover Road in Blackheath has been cordoned off after winds left scaffolding hanging precariously this afternoon.

Remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo cause rush-hour travel misery

News Shopper:

9:55am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo have blown into Britain, causing rush-hour travel misery for road, rail and air travellers.

Stat Chat: Most people say their pet is equally or more important than family

News Shopper:

6:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: How well we treat our pets.

Thamesmead murder estate 'being controlled by gangs'

News Shopper:

2:52pm Monday 20th October 2014

Terrified Thamesmead residents claim gangs have been left untouched by police to control parts of their estate.

PICTURED: Orchestra travel by air, land and water to launch Classical season

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12:07pm Monday 20th October 2014

Londoners got a little musical treat on their travels last week as an orchestra made its way to Greenwich by land, air and water to launch the O2’s classical season.

INTERVIEW: Southeastern's new managing director on 'big changes' to services in south-east London and north Kent

News Shopper:

11:11am Monday 20th October 2014

Commuters of south-east London and north Kent will be travelling on Southeastern trains for a while yet.

Man hospitalised after Eltham car and motorbike smash

News Shopper:

10:53am Monday 20th October 2014

A man has been hospitalised after an accident between a motorbike and car in Bexley Road, Eltham.

Blackheath bus driver 'branded kissing gay couple disgusting and kicked them off'

News Shopper:

10:16am Monday 20th October 2014

A gay couple claim they were subjected to a homophobic tirade and ordered off a Blackheath bus after the driver spotted them kissing.

Greenwich Theatre takes on West End and Broadway theatres for awards

News Shopper:

9:40am Monday 20th October 2014

Greenwich Theatre is competing with the big guns from the West End and Broadway after being nominated for a hat trick of prestigious awards.

Awards glory in memory of Ed and a gig with Beth Orton for musicians

News Shopper: Songbird Beth Orton's sweet dreams

9:24am Monday 20th October 2014

A pair of talented young musicians from south east London have been given a leg-up in the music industry and will perform alongside Beth Orton this weekend.

Southeastern train services between Charlton and London Bridge suspended

News Shopper:

9:18am Monday 20th October 2014

It's a bad Monday morning if you use the Greenwich line after a signalling fault meant Southeastern suspended services between Charlton and London Bridge.

Stat Chat: Top 5 tips for happy life - with 58 revealed to be best age

News Shopper: FAMILY LIFE: No need to feel all alone

6:30am Monday 20th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: The secrets to a happy life.

Fire on the Cutty Sark

News Shopper:

9:36am Sunday 19th October 2014

Historical ship The Cutty Sark was on fire this morning.

Top 10 facts you probably didn't know about autumn

News Shopper:

10:29am Saturday 18th October 2014

Autumn is well and truly upon us and News Shopper have unearthed some interesting facts that you probably didn't know about the season of harvest, Halloween and fireworks...

Thamesmead murder victim Ben Fasina died from stab wound to heart

News Shopper:

9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Thamesmead murder victim Olamide Fasina died from a stab wound to the heart, police say.

What's on this weekend in south east London and north Kent (October 18 and 19)

News Shopper: We Love Comedy at Balham Bowls Club Free: Simon Munnery and more

5:01pm Friday 17th October 2014

Vibe’s Angie Quinn takes a look at what’s on in south east London and north Kent this weekend (October 18 and 19)

5 Thoughts: Oyster cards, pay freezes and more on lollipop people

News Shopper:

10:24am Friday 17th October 2014

Each week I share my five thoughts of the week – the good, the bad and the ugly.

Stat Chat: London’s top 5 favourite restaurant cuisines

News Shopper: Ahead of National Curry Week (7-13 October) NILIMA MARSHALL explores the hidden health benefits of the humble curry.

6:30am Friday 17th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Our favourite places to dine out.

How did he do it? Woolwich man floats in mid air

News Shopper:

4:36pm Thursday 16th October 2014

You can see some unusual sights in Woolwich but this really floated our boat - a man hovering in mid-air.

Festival at former trading estate celebrates Deptford Stories

News Shopper:

4:08pm Thursday 16th October 2014

An arts festival will celebrate the lives and legends of Deptford’s past.

'Very dark and dangerous': Steve Carell as you have never seen him in Foxcatcher

News Shopper:

3:28pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Chances are when you think of Steve Carell, his comedic turns in the US version of The Office, Anchorman or The 40-year-old Virgin spring to mind.

UPDATE: Drain cleaner concluded as suspicious smell from Greenwich pub

News Shopper:

2:10pm Thursday 16th October 2014

The London Fire Brigade was called to a Greenwich pub following reports of a suspected gas leak only to find the strange smell to be drain cleaner.

Kidbrooke mum arrested in terror raid is sister of jihadi fanatic

News Shopper:

1:25pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A Kidbrooke mum arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences is the sister of muslim fanatic Iftekhar Jaman who died in Syria after taking part in an assault on an arms depot.

Four new Thames crossings needed, says think tank

News Shopper:

1:10pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A think tank has called for four new Thames crossings to be built at Silvertown, Gallions Reach, Belvedere and Dartford.

Stat Chat: 1 in 3 teenagers meeting online 'friends' in real life

News Shopper:

6:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Children making friends online.

Thamesmead murder victim named locally as Ben Fashina

News Shopper:

1:50pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A 25-year-old man brutally murdered at a Thamesmead housing estate yesterday (October 14) has been named locally as Olamide Fashina, also known as Ben.

10 weird McDonald’s facts as chain celebrates 40 years since opening first UK branch in Woolwich

News Shopper:

3:10pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Forty years ago the world-famous Big Mac hit the UK streets and it all started in Woolwich. Carly Read reports.

Gas leak in Erith tower block sees 60 people evacuated

News Shopper:

2:59pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Around 60 residents of a Erith tower block have been evacuated due to a gas leak.

UPDATE: Major train delays across south east London and north Kent

News Shopper:

2:43pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A signalling problem at London Victoria and trespasser at London Bridge caused major delays to trains across south east London and north Kent today (October 15).

Charlton offer cheaper day out than Millwall or Palace according to BBC survey

News Shopper:

12:31pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

If you want a cheap day out at the football in south-east London then head to The Valley – that is the verdict of the BBC’s Price of Football survey.

Trains could get CHEAPER in London and the South East

News Shopper: The works will begin next Monday (February 10) and last until April.

12:05pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Commuters using trains across London and the South East could save a much as a third off each journey from early next year.

Stat Chat: Who are the most annoying people on Facebook?

News Shopper:

6:30am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: The most annoying people on Facebook.

UPDATE: Man dead after being attacked by gang armed with 'eight-inch knife and hacksaw' in Thamesmead

News Shopper:

3:20pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A man - named locally as Trigger - has died after being attacked by a gang armed with an "eight-inch knife and a hacksaw" in Thamesmead this afternoon.






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