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Dartford men appear in court charged in connection with Hatton Garden heist

This Is Local London:

12:59pm Thursday 21st May 2015

Dartford men Brian and Paul Reader today (May 21) appeared in court charged in connection with the Hatton Garden jewellery heist.

Swanscombe prison officer became 'paid mole of Daily Mirror and News of the World reporter'

This Is Local London:

5:03pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

A Swanscombe prison officer at a top-security jail became the "paid mole" of a reporter working at the Daily Mirror and News of the World over the course of five years, a court heard.

UPDATE: Police make arrest after photo of man allegedly masturbating on Dartford train is posted on social media

This Is Local London:

4:10pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

Police have made an arrest after a man was photographed allegedly masturbating on a Dartford train over the weekend.

Lewisham police officer sobs in court as he is jailed for assaulting student during tuition fee protests

This Is Local London:

2:14pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

A Lewisham police officer who knocked a student's tooth out with his riot shield during tuition fee protests has been jailed for eight months.

Police launch investigation after man is photographed 'masturbating on Dartford train'

This Is Local London:

11:42am Wednesday 20th May 2015

Police are investigating after a man was photographed allegedly masturbating on a Dartford train over the weekend.

Lewisham police officer facing jail after smashing student's tooth out during tuition fee protests

This Is Local London:

5:10pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

A Lewisham police officer is facing jail after smashing a student's tooth out during the tuition fee protests and telling him "not me mate, you slipped on the metal fence".

VIDEO: Incredible 3D printed hand - costing just £50 - gives 8-year-old Dartford girl new lease of life

This Is Local London:

9:38am Tuesday 19th May 2015

A 3D printed hand costing just £50 has given an eight-year-old girl with a congenital abnormality a new lease of life.

Gravesend woman 'stunned' as her cake pops are presented to One Direction on top US chat show

This Is Local London:

4:32pm Monday 18th May 2015

A Gravesend woman was "jumping up and down all day" when her cake pops were presented to One Direction on a top US chat show.

Man jailed for part in multi-million pound wine investment scam to pay back £751,000

This Is Local London:

4:16pm Monday 18th May 2015

A 40-year-old man jailed for his part in a wine investment scam has been ordered to pay £751,000 compensation to his victims.

Road users rage at 'ridiculous' Sidcup traffic

This Is Local London:

3:32pm Monday 18th May 2015

Road users in Sidcup have expressed their anger as traffic in the area became repeatedly gridlocked last week.

UPDATE: 16-year-old boy in court charged with attempted murder following New Cross shooting

This Is Local London:

10:00am Friday 22nd May 2015

A 16-year-old boy from Deptford has appeared in court charged with attempted murder following a shooting in New Cross.

South east London and north Kent set for thunder storms this week

This Is Local London: Gravesend lightning

8:09am Monday 18th May 2015

South east London and north Kent should brace itself for a wet, windy and possibly thundery week, according to the Met Office.

WATCH: Uptown Funk parody by Chislehurst & Sidcup Grammar School leavers becomes YouTube hit

This Is Local London:

4:13pm Thursday 14th May 2015

A parody video of number one smash Uptown Funk, performed by pupils of Chislehurst & Sidcup Grammar School, has become a YouTube hit with tens of thousands of views.

Drone FOUND in Welling after disappearing during Danson Park flight

This Is Local London:

12:52pm Thursday 14th May 2015

A drone that went missing during a flight in Danson Park has been found, after it landed in a Welling man's driveway.

'Iron bars' and 'cars trying to run people over': Mystery surrounds incident near The Oval, Sidcup

This Is Local London:

11:13am Thursday 14th May 2015

Mystery surrounds an incident in Sidcup yesterday evening (May 13), with reports on social media claiming a fight took place involving 'iron bars' and 'cars trying to run people over'.

'Mod hearse', diamond ring and Victorian music box: Extraordinary items see Bexleyheath pawnbrokers feature in Channel 4 series

This Is Local London:

4:17pm Wednesday 13th May 2015

A range of extraordinary items brought to a pawnbrokers in Bexleyheath have seen it featured on a new Channel 4 series.

PICTURED: Burst water main soaks shoppers in Gravesend town centre

This Is Local London:

3:28pm Wednesday 13th May 2015

Shoppers faced a soaking this afternoon (May 13) as a burst water main wreaked havoc in Gravesend town centre.

Woman injured in two-car crash in Sidcup

This Is Local London:

10:39am Wednesday 13th May 2015

Two cars were involved in a crash in Penhill Road, Sidcup, yesterday evening (May 13).

Multi-vehicle crash causing heavy traffic on M25

This Is Local London:

5:15pm Tuesday 12th May 2015

There is heavy traffic on the M25 this evening (May 12) after a multi-vehicle crash.

Seven people sentenced for offences in Bexley - including stealing medicines from an ambulance

This Is Local London:

10:48am Tuesday 12th May 2015

Seven people have been sentenced for a range of offences in the Bexley borough.

Father faces jail after beating up coach of Bexley boys' football team during match

This Is Local London:

2:15pm Monday 11th May 2015

A father is facing jail after beating up the coach of a Bexley boys' football team during a match when he complained about his son's aggressive tackling.

UPDATE: 'Disappointed' John Burden throws down gauntlet as Conservatives take control of Gravesham Council

This Is Local London:

9:21am Monday 11th May 2015

John Burden is no longer leader of Gravesham Council after the Conservative Party narrowly beat Labour in last week's local elections.

Teenager pleads guilty to rape after two attacks in Gravesend

This Is Local London: Longfield man admits sexual activity with 12-year-old girl

2:25pm Thursday 7th May 2015

A teenager has pleaded guilty to rape and a series of other offences after two attacks in Gravesend.

PICTURED: Two Emus rescued from back garden

This Is Local London:

1:28pm Thursday 7th May 2015

Two Emus have been rescued from a back garden in Bean.

'Predatory paedophile' to appeal conviction

This Is Local London:

11:35am Thursday 7th May 2015

A "predatory paedophile" who posed as a woman online to get a 13-year-old girl to send him indecent pictures of herself will appeal his conviction.

Bexley primary school children writing book showing Bexley village through their eyes

This Is Local London:

2:11pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

Thirteen primary school children from Bexley are writing a book showing life in Bexley Village through their eyes.

Coach of Bexley boys' football team 'beaten up on touchline by rival player's dad'

This Is Local London:

1:25pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

The coach of a Bexley boys’ football team was beaten up on the touchline by a rival player's father when he complained about the opposition's aggressive tackling, a court has heard.

Long delays at Blackwall Tunnel due to broken down vehicle

This Is Local London:

8:44am Wednesday 6th May 2015

There are long delays at the Blackwall Tunnel this morning (May 6) due to an earlier broken down vehicle.

Gales possible today in south east London and north Kent

This Is Local London:

8:35am Wednesday 6th May 2015

Gales are possible across south east London and north Kent today (May 6), the Met Office has warned.

PICTURED: Firefighters find smoke alarm with no battery after blaze damages Woolwich flat

This Is Local London:

7:56am Wednesday 6th May 2015

A flat on the fifth floor of a 21 storey tower block in Woolwich was damaged by fire.

Heavy traffic on the M25 after early morning crash

This Is Local London:

7:36am Wednesday 6th May 2015

There is heavy traffic on the M25 in Sevenoaks this morning (May 6) due to a crash.

Woolwich Ferry still not operating due to power problems

This Is Local London:

7:22am Wednesday 6th May 2015

The Woolwich Ferry is still not operating this morning (May 6) due to power problems.

8 things you need to know about your General Election candidates: Sevenoaks

This Is Local London:

2:38pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

It's the last of our General Election Q&As. What did the candidates in Sevenoaks have to say?

8 things you need to know about your General Election candidates: Gravesham

This Is Local London:

9:40am Tuesday 5th May 2015

The polls suggest the race to become Gravesham MP is the most tightly contested across News Shopper's patch. The candidates answered our questions.

Pardew bemoans 'bad luck' as controversial penalty decision hands Chelsea title

This Is Local London: STRIKER SEARCH: Alan Pardew is hoping to sign a new striker during the January transfer window

6:27pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

Alan Pardew said his side were unlucky to concede a crucial penalty as Crystal Palace were defeated 1-0 by Chelsea, who were crowned Premier League champions.

8 things you need to know about your General Election candidates: Dartford

This Is Local London:

3:57pm Friday 1st May 2015

The MP hopefuls for the Dartford seat answer our questions.

Your guide to the General Election in north Kent

This Is Local London:

1:02pm Friday 1st May 2015

With under a week to go until the big day, reporter PATRICK GRAFTON-GREEN checks out the runners and riders for the General Election 2015.

8 things you need to know about your General Election candidates: Old Bexley & Sidcup

This Is Local London:

10:24am Friday 1st May 2015

The General Election is less than a week away. News Shopper asked the MP hopefuls in Old Bexley & Sidcup why they should represent the constituency for the next five years. These were their replies.

8 things you need to know about your General Election candidates: Erith & Thamesmead

This Is Local London:

4:16pm Thursday 30th April 2015

With the General Election just a week away, we put questions to the MP candidates in Erith & Thamesmead.

Family appeal to find 15-year-old girl, missing from Gravesend

This Is Local London:

2:04pm Thursday 30th April 2015

A 15-year-old Gravesend girl has been missing for 10 days.

8 things you need to know about your General Election candidates: Bexleyheath & Crayford

This Is Local London:

12:28pm Thursday 30th April 2015

We asked the Bexleyheath & Crayford candidates some questions. Three replied, one refused to answer and two failed to get back to us. Read which was which below.

Your guide to the General Election in Bexley

This Is Local London:

10:48am Thursday 30th April 2015

With just a week to go until the big day, reporter PATRICK GRAFTON-GREEN checks out the runners and riders for the General Election 2015.

Bexley Council officer dismissed after care agency fraud investigation

This Is Local London:

10:20am Thursday 30th April 2015

A Bexley Council officer has been dismissed after being arrested in connection with a fraud investigation concerning a Bexleyheath care agency.

8 things you need to know about your General Election candidates: Orpington

This Is Local London:

5:15pm Wednesday 29th April 2015

With the General Election a little over a week away, we quizzed the prospective MPs in Orpington about their plans for the constituency.

8 things you need to know about your General Election candidates: Bromley & Chislehurst

This Is Local London:

3:10pm Wednesday 29th April 2015

The MP hopefuls for the Bromley & Chislehurst seat answer News Shopper's questions.

Over £70,000 found in suspicious car to be shared by government and police

This Is Local London:

1:55pm Wednesday 29th April 2015

More than £70,000 discovered in a suspicious car in Dartford will shared by the government and police.

Have you seen this quadraceptor? Man's drone disappears during Danson Park flight

This Is Local London:

12:24pm Wednesday 29th April 2015

A man has appealed for the public's help after his quadraceptor drone disappeared during a flight in Danson Park.

8 things you need to know about your General Election candidates: Beckenham

This Is Local London:

11:25am Wednesday 29th April 2015

We asked the Beckenham General Election candidates why they should be the area's next MP. An impressive two of them got back to us. This is what they said.

Your guide to the General Election in Bromley

This Is Local London:

9:23am Wednesday 29th April 2015

With just over a week to go until the big day, reporter PATRICK GRAFTON-GREEN checks out the runners and riders for the General Election 2015.

8 things you need to know about your General Election candidates: Lewisham West & Penge

This Is Local London:

5:14pm Tuesday 28th April 2015

Jim Dowd has been MP for first Lewisham West and then Lewisham West & Penge since 1992. He didn't answer News Shopper's questions, but all the other MP hopefuls did. This is what they had to say.

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