Penalties, deadly diseases, Jose Mourinho and James Milner: 10 reasons why England WILL win the World Cup in Brazil

News Shopper: INJURED: Wayne Rooney

9:41am Sunday 20th April 2014

The wait is nearly over. Just over 50 days remain until the start of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Here, News Shopper brings you 10 reasons why England CAN and WILL win the World Cup.

Bromley couple use 13-year-old boy to help them burgle dozens of homes across London and Kent

News Shopper: Bromley couple use 13-year-old boy to help them burgle dozens of homes across London and Kent

3:53pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A couple from Bromley have been jailed for a series of distraction burglaries committed across London, Kent and Surrey.

Helicopter scrambled to search for homeless people on roof of burning Sidcup building

News Shopper: Helicopter scrambled to search for homeless people on roof of burning Sidcup building

10:52am Saturday 19th April 2014

A huge blaze in a derelict Sidcup building was tackled by more than 40 firefighters.

Art, nature and a circus: 5 great ways to spend the Easter weekend in south-east London

News Shopper: Art, nature and circuses: 5 great ways to spend the Easter weekend in south-east London

9:35am Saturday 19th April 2014

The Easter sun is shining and it’s time to think about how you are going to make the most of this glorious weekend. Here News Shopper gives you five ideas for your south-east London Springtime break.

London Bridge engineering works heap misery on London and Kent train passengers

News Shopper: A first Great Western Turbo train

9:23am Saturday 19th April 2014

Train passengers travelling to London from Kent and the south-east face disruption from Easter engineering works.

Arrested lorry driver released on bail following fatal M26 crash

News Shopper: Police arrest man following serious sexual assault in Runcorn

11:28am Saturday 19th April 2014

A lorry driver arrested following a deadly pile-up on the M26 has been granted bail.

Deadly Asian hornets set to invade Kent

News Shopper: Picture Courtesy of the Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera), Crown Copyright

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Swarms of killer hornets, which have claimed the lives of six people in France, are on the brink of invading Kent.

Do you agree with the giving of Easter eggs to children?

News Shopper: Do children gorge on too much chocolate at Easter - and are there better gifts than eggs? Photo by Andreas-photography via Flickr

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Children everywhere will be stuffing their faces with chocolate come Easter Sunday, but is giving eggs the right thing to do?

Three injured as police vehicle and car crash in Lewisham High Street

News Shopper: Crash in Lewisham today (April 17)

12:09pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Three people were injured this morning after a police vehicle crashed into a car in Lewisham High Street. 

PICTURED: Rise of the super-rat? Some facts about the 'mutant' rodents

News Shopper: Is this a super rat? Photo by Sé Mckendry.

12:37pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Could a plague of over-sized rodents be sweeping the country or is it a different nature of beast altogether - a load of media hype?

High housing demand stopping south east London buyers getting homes

News Shopper: ssistant branch manager at Alan De Maid in Petts Wood, James Kinsella

5:07pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Buyers are increasingly frustrated by the high levels of demand preventing them from buying their new homes. With house prices soaring, LUKE MAY asks how this demand can be met by a very limited supply.

Catford Balfour Beatty London Youth Games chairman bows out after 30 years

News Shopper: Anthony Kendall with Boris Johnson and Christine Ohuruogu

4:31pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

The Catford chairman of Europe’s largest annual youth sports event is bowing out after 30 years at the ‘forefront’ of the organisation.

Lewisham man on roof for 28 hours to evade police: 35-year-old charged

News Shopper: Six farcical days in the Old Bailey press box.

2:53pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A Lewisham man will appear in court accused of climbing on to a roof and sitting there for 28 hours to evade police.

Save Lewisham Hospital meeting: Campaigners vow to fight against 'future threats'

News Shopper: Department of Health 'disappointed' over Lewisham Hospital - as campaigners celebrate

1:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A packed meeting at Lewisham Hospital last night (April 16) showed the continued determination to protect the area’s health services from "future threats".

Catford man accused of setting fire to neighbours' house

News Shopper: Trio escape Catford blaze - then man starts a SECOND fire at their home

12:17pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

An unemployed Catford man has been charged with setting fire to his neighbours' house - less than 24 hours after a previous blaze at the property.

Lewisham's 'hugely disturbing' number of missing children in care

News Shopper: Lewisham's 'hugely disturbing' number of missing children in care

11:01am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A "hugely disturbing" number of looked after children in Lewisham go missing for 24 hours or more, new figures have revealed.

VIDEO: Deptford appearance by controversial Nigerian witch hunter Helen Ukpabio cancelled

News Shopper: Helen Ukpabio

10:33am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A Deptford appearance by a notorious Nigerian witch hunter has been cancelled amid calls for the controversial preacher to be banned from the UK.

Bromley is crap, Woolwich is a dump and Gravesend is chav - Google suggests

News Shopper: This is what Google's autocomplete search function thinks of Bromley. High Street picture copyright Stacey Harris and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

6:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

If you want to see a favourable outlook on life in south-east London and north Kent, Google is definitely not the place to look.

Are you rubbish in bed or just boring? Top 10 reasons people get dumped by their partners

News Shopper: Top 10 reasons people get dumped by their partners

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

April has been a terrible month for celebrity relationships with Chris Martin, Gwyneth Paltrow and even Mr Bean all ending their long-term romances. Has the recent sunny weather lead to more roaming eyes? Or do people just want to be single for their seven-day trip to Ibiza?

Forest Hill car 'on wrong side of road' hits girls aged 7 and 13

News Shopper: The junction where yesterday's accident took place

5:16pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Witnesses say they tried to flag down a "reckless driver" who left two young girls in hospital yesterday (April 14) after allegedly driving on the wrong side of the road.

Massive Attack to star in new Blackheath food and music festival

News Shopper: Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, picture courtesy of Ben Morse

4:02pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Tickets go on sale tomorrow (April 16) for the first ever music and food festival in Blackheath - with Massive Attack headlining.

Ladywell scooter rider died after being 'sucked under' Forest Hill lorry

News Shopper: The junction of London Road and Sydenham Rise (Pic from Google Maps)

4:01pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A Ladywell motorcyclist who was listening to music on her iPod was "sucked underneath" a lorry and crushed as it made a left hand turn at a Forest Hill junction.

FEATURE: Life-affirming work at an Eltham hospice ahead of 5th birthday

News Shopper: Staff and children at Demelza South East London make chocolate crispy cakes

11:57am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Children giggling during hide-and-seek and whipping up chocolate crispy cakes was not quite what I expected at an Eltham hospice.

Gunman blasted man in leg at Downham 10-year-old's birthday party

News Shopper: Call 999 if you see Alfie Gannon

6:04pm Monday 14th April 2014

A gunman who blasted someone in the leg after being kicked out of a Downham 10-year-old's birthday party has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years.

UPDATE: Forest Hill station accident - young girls aged 7 and 13 hit by vehicle

News Shopper: RESPONSE DEBATE: How long should patients in non life-threatening emergencies wait for an ambulance?

5:40pm Monday 14th April 2014

Police and ambulances were called out to Forest Hill station after two young girls were hit by a vehicle nearby.

Lewisham rapper Professor Green delays UK tour after 'stressful' 18 months

News Shopper: Stephen Manderson, aka Professor Green, arriving at court

4:24pm Monday 14th April 2014

Lewisham rapper Professor Green has announced he will postpone his UK tour in May after a “stressful” 18 months.

Blackheath blind mum trapped in damp flat hears 'water running down walls'

News Shopper: June Mclaren

3:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

A blind Blackheath mum who is trapped in a damp, mouldy flat says she feels "broken" and like she is "living outside".

Forest Hill's Andy Coulson gives evidence in News of the World phone hacking trial

News Shopper: Forest Hill's Andy Coulson to face trial next year

1:45pm Monday 14th April 2014

Forest Hill former News of the World editor Andy Coulson went into the witness box today to defend himself against allegations of conspiracies to hack phones and pay public officials for stories.

Can you help police find missing 79-year-old Brockley man who suffers from dementia

News Shopper: Alvin Allen

9:31am Monday 14th April 2014

Police in Lewisham are appealing for help to trace a missing Brockley pensioner who suffers from dementia.

Doreen Lawrence tipped as Mayor of London candidate

News Shopper: Cancer specialist and anti-FGM activists named in Radio 4's most powerful woman list

9:17am Monday 14th April 2014

Justice campaigner Doreen Lawrence is being tipped as Labour's candidate to fight the London mayoral elections.

UPDATE: Lee diesel spillage is a 'false alarm'

News Shopper: Cars queue in a Bradford  traffic jam

4:47pm Monday 14th April 2014

Reports of a diesel spillage in Lee and hazardous driving conditions are a 'false alarm', according to Transport for London.

Venues announced for New Cross and Deptford Film Festival

News Shopper: Venues announced for New Cross and Deptford Film Festival

4:29pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Venues for the New Cross and Deptford Film festival have been announced.

Plumstead baby nearly killed after botched circumcision by Nigerian ‘nurse’

News Shopper: Taiwo Shittu

9:29am Saturday 12th April 2014

A two-month-old baby was nearly killed after a Nigerian nurse was paid £100 to perform a circumcision at his Plumstead home.

New Cross flat fire leaves one injured

News Shopper: Firefighters vote for industrial action

10:58am Saturday 12th April 2014

A New Cross flat fire in the early hours of the morning left one person injured.

Check out the key landmarks on Widehorizons' charity Nightline walk

News Shopper: Check out the key landmarks on Widehorizons' charity Nightline walk

12:41pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Widehorizons has announced the key landmarks and sights you can enjoy once you sign up to its night time charity walk on June 21.

VIDEO: Can Rory McIlroy make spectacular comeback? Check out our Top 5 Most Thrilling Moments in US Masters History

News Shopper: Tiger Woods

9:56am Saturday 12th April 2014

The US Masters is underway and has already provided us with some stunning images from the breathtakingly beautiful Augusta National Golf Club. As the golfing competition moves into its final stages, News Shopper takes a look back at the five greatest moments in Masters history.

Lewisham construction company scoops Mayor of Lewisham Business Award

News Shopper: The Mayor of Lewisham presents Site Masters with a Mayor of Lewisham Business Award

2:21pm Friday 11th April 2014

A Lewisham construction company is celebrating after scooping a business award from the Mayor of Lewisham.

Trio escape Catford blaze - then man starts a SECOND fire at their home

News Shopper: Lucky: David Armitt and Derek Pooley

12:43pm Friday 11th April 2014

Three men who were lucky to escape with their lives after a fire at their Catford home have been shocked after another blaze was deliberately started the following evening.

PICTURED: Police weed out Sydenham cannabis factory

News Shopper: The cannabis plants found in Sydenham

9:36am Friday 11th April 2014

A tip-off from residents led officers to weed out a Sydenham cannabis factory packed with 160 plants.

Lewisham Loampit Vale motorbike crash leaves man in hospital

News Shopper: The scene of the accident (by @Robi_Gaine)

10:39am Friday 11th April 2014

A man has been taken to hospital after a motorbike crash at Loampit Vale, Lewisham, this morning (April 11).

Mutant three-legged chicken marauds through Leegate shopping centre

News Shopper: Mutant three-legged chicken marauds through Leegate shopping centre

9:04am Friday 11th April 2014

A three-legged mutant chicken is on the loose at a Lee shopping centre to inject new life into the precinct.

Sex slavery investigation leads to two Lewisham arrests

News Shopper: Police are hunting for a man after a robbery and assault in Morden this morning.

3:38pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A Lewisham man and woman have been arrested over the trafficking of modern day slaves for use as prostitutes in Swansea, Cardiff and London brothels.

Catford accident causes rush-hour traffic woe

News Shopper: Cars queue in a Bradford  traffic jam

5:10pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A Catford accident is causing delays in the area this afternoon.

Grove Park driving hazard after burst water main

News Shopper: A car negotiates flood water in Pinkerton Road, South Ham.

3:28pm Thursday 10th April 2014

There are hazardous driving conditions in Grove Park following a burst water main this morning (April 10).

Lee wheelchair-bound woman 'left in pouring rain for two hours at night' by minicab

News Shopper: Jenny Smith

3:15pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A wheelchair-bound lady from Lee was left in the pouring rain for two hours at night while she waited for a pre-booked minicab.

What's on this Easter? Egg hunts and more

News Shopper: What's on this Easter? Egg hunts and more

2:43pm Thursday 10th April 2014

CADBURY has teamed up with the National Trust to create tasty Easter egg hunts at around 300 of its properties.

PICTURED: Downham shooting leaves cat's leg broken in four places

News Shopper: Dusty the cat was shot in the leg in Downham on Friday

11:37am Thursday 10th April 2014

A cat has been shot in Downham, leaving its leg broken in four places.

UPDATE: Lewisham man on roof comes down after 28 hours and arrested

News Shopper: Specialist police officers attempt to get the man down from the roof

11:20am Thursday 10th April 2014

A man who climbed on a roof in Lewisham after police officers came to arrest him finally came down around 28 hours later.

Travellers delayed on Southeastern trains between London Bridge and Sevenoaks

News Shopper:

9:34am Thursday 10th April 2014

Travellers on Southeastern train line between London Bridge and Sevenoaks suffered severe delays after a water mains burst this morning (April 10).

Deptford cab driver assault and reports of gun lead to armed police callout

News Shopper: Reports of firearms incident in Horsham

4:20pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A Deptford cab driver suffered facial injuries after two men assaulted and tried to rob him - resulting in armed police being called out.






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