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Woman followed into lift and stabbed 'by man waiting for victim' in Hoxton

A woman is recovering in hospital after she was stabbed in the chest and abdomen in a lift by a man seen ‘hanging around’ outside a block of flats. 212 more words


Man in his 40s shot dead by police at petrol station in East London

A man has been shot dead by police in East London in the early hours of this morning.

Scotland Yard said they were called to a property in Collier Row, in the borough of Havering, at 3.50am. 461 more words


Police cuts are not responsible for rise in violence, Amber Rudd says

Police cuts are not responsible for the rise in violence, Amber Rudd said as she launched new strategies to tackle London’s murder wave.

The Home Secretary warned that there was not enough evidence to ‘bear out claims that resources are to blame’. 539 more words


The Pursuit of Mrs. Pennyworth by Callie Hutton

Please help me welcome my friend and fellow author, Callie Hutton with her new release and a list of her top five songs to write a sex scene by… 955 more words

In Praise Of Actor/Voice John Williams

In watching a good 1960 movie, “Midnight Lace,” on TCM, I noticed the fabulous John Williams, again playing a Scotland Yard inspector.

Mr. Williams had done so in fabulous fashion in the great Alfred Hitchcock directed, “Dial M For Murder,” six years earlier in 1954. 74 more words

Week 10: A Spy Novel

The library deceived me!  This was supposed to be my murder mystery novel.  I assumed the “mystery” sticker label on the spine signified a murder mystery.  206 more words

2018 Reading Challenge

Were they poisoned? Scotland Yard investigates after former Soviet-era spy and daughter found comatose

LONDON — It’s a spy drama — and it’s real. An aging Russian double agent found slumped beside his daughter on a park bench in a quiet English town, both near death, apparently poisoned. 1,032 more words