Author Archives: Denise Meriche - London Correspondent

Moped Gang Jailed After Series of Robberies in London

Members of an organised crime group have been jailed after a series of moped enabled crimes across London. 12 men were sentenced to a total of 67 years and 8 months imprisonment, at Kingston crown court on Monday 13th May. The court heard how the gang were responsible for over 400 offences around South and West London Boroughs, between November 2017 and

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Two Men Arrested After Two Bodies Discovered in Freezer in Canning Town

Two men have been arrested after two women’s bodies were found in a freezer at a flat in Canning Town East London. Officers investigating have said two men aged 50 and 34, have been detained following the discovery of the bodies. Detectives launched a murder enquiry after the gruesome discovery and are still trying to formally identify the deceased. The remains were found by

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Man and Woman from Mitcham Charged with Murder of 1 Month Old Baby.

A man and woman have been charged with murdering a one-month old baby. One-month-old Eva Sanders died on 2 September 2017 after being admitted to hospital the previous day. Her parents, Clare Sanders, 42 and Tomas Vaitkevicius 44, were summonsed to appear at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on 30 April. The pair of Streatham Road CR4, Mitcham have been charged by

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Museum of London: The Beasts of London Tour

The Beats of London tour showcases the many animals that used to roam wild in London. The newly introduced exhibition at the Museum of London, ‘ Beasts of London’, provides an ‘immersive tour through the capital’s history. The mighty lion, and the humble rabbit (which was introduced by the Romans as a food source) are represented along with rats and fleas which were

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Breaking Silence: ”I was getting sold online”

A victim of modern day slavery, human trafficking, rape and money laundering has broken her silence. Sharon goes into detail about how she was trafficked and what happened to her during her time of enslavement. Sharon  became a close friend to a human trafficker who made her false promises and preyed on her vulnerability. Below is the full interview Due to

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Combatting Childhood Obesity in London

  Childhood obesity has soared and become a major crisis across London. (Credit Thinkstock) I spoke to London Assembly member Florence Eshalomi,to shed light on what is being done to tackle childhood obesity. At last month’s question time with the Mayor, the critical issue of childhood obesity arose. With major cuts along the NHS, many are starting wonder what is being

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