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Police to get more stop and search powers to tackle acid attacks

Home Secretary Sajid Javid will give police new powers to stop and search anyone suspected of carrying a corrosive substance in public. The move will enable police officers to effectively enforce a new offence of carrying corrosives in a public place, which is passing through

Unscrupulous East London health supplements company shut down

Unscrupulous East London health supplements company that secured £128,000 from elderly and vulnerable customers has been shut down by the courts. Registered to a residential address in East London, GoNutri Limited was wound up in the High Court on 12 February 2019 for trading with

Shaneka Knight ‘Sociology can be too exclusive’

Growing up in London City, Shaneka Knight has seen gentrification take a grip on the city. Her experiences as a child in the Barbican are as she says ‘what set off her Sociological Imagination’ and set her on the path of social activism. In this

Sainsbury’s / Asda merger could push up prices and reduce quality

The CMA has provisionally found extensive competition concerns as part of its in-depth investigation of the proposed merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda. At this stage in its Phase 2 investigation, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has found that the proposed deal could lead to

Changes to London Councils’ executive

London Councils has appointed two borough leaders new roles on its executive. Cllr Georgia Gould, Leader of Camden Council, has been appointed deputy chair of London Councils. She continues in her role as executive member for skills and employment. Cllr Jas Athwal, Leader of Redbridge

Gabrielle releases video for singe ‘Every Step’ ahead of UK Tour

To coincide with her session on the Zoe Ball breakfast show last week, Gabrielle released new video for single ‘Every Step’, a soaring & uplifting relatable anthem that showcases Gabrielle’s iconic vocal. Gabrielle explains; “I wrote it for a friend of mine who went through a really bad relationship. I’m not good at taking