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Multiple injuries after massive brawl turns into 'knife fight' in restaurant Seven people were injured with three rushed to hospital after a mass fight broke out and turned into a vicious stabbing in a London restaurant. Pictures of the incident, which happened inside Dawat Restaurant on The Broadway in Southall, London, this morning, show men throwing chairs and punches at each other.

A New Riverside Roof Garden Is Coming To London From the team behind 120 at the Garden.

Dramatic footage shows lifeboat crew pulling drowning man from River Thames Dramatic footage shows a lifeboat crew bravely rescuing a drowning man after he slipped underwater near Woolwich Pier in south-east London. Rescuers responded to reports of screaming heard from the River Thames just before 6am on Sunday. They were forced to jump into the water to rescue the man as he struggled against a strong current.

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Callum Hudson-Odoi: Chelsea winger called up to England squad from Under-21s Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi has been called up to the England squad for the first time for the Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Montenegro. The 18-year-old was due to be part of the England Under-21 squad. Hudson-Odoi played 19 games for Chelsea this season, scoring five times, but is yet to start a Premier League match.

London Landmarks Half Marathon 2019: Date, route, start time, map and everything you need to know London's most scenic half marathon returns this weekend and 13,000 runners are set to take to the capital's streets. The London Landmarks takes in some of the city's most famous landmarks including St Paul's Cathedral, the Tower of London and the London Eye.

Wayne Hurren: Gangster dies in Wormwood Scrubs jail He was found inside his cell at Wormwood Scrubs prison in west London on Saturday. The BBC understands Hurren killed himself. In 1996, Hurren, from Shoreditch, was charged with three murders, one of which it was alleged had been organised on a prison telephone.

Athena goddess of war summoned by Queen Mary University to help women solve global plastics crisis A ‘goddess of war’ event which hopes to solve the global plastics crisis is being staged at Queen Mary University to encourage women into the technology industry.

Stepping Through Film: This London Artist Recreates Iconic Film Scenes London is full of famous film sets, and many of them are iconic. Take the bench scene in Love Actually for example, or Mary Poppins flying over the Thames.

Man born without legs walks 40km through London on prosthetics to raise money for his mother after her MND diagnosis Read the latest London stories, Man born without legs walks 40km through London on prosthetics to raise money for his mother after her MND diagnosis on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest London news.

Gillian Hall obituary My sister, Gillian Hall, who has died aged 84, used a wheelchair for a great deal of her life, a mode of transport that she weaponised in support of people with disabilities.

11 All-Singing, All-Dancing West End Musicals To Light Up Your Life Travel from the plains of Africa to the streets of Paris with these West End shows. Fever has just the ticket to your all-singing, all-dancing night out!

Love Island's Montana Brown breaks down in tears after death of Mike Thalassitis Read the latest London stories, Love Island's Montana Brown breaks down in tears after death of Mike Thalassitis on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest London news.

Things To Do Today In London: Tuesday 19 March 2019 Life on Mars, women of Westminster and a charity comedy show.

Santiago Garcia Botta and Martin Landajo: Harlequins to sign Argentina internationals Harlequins have agreed a deal to sign Argentina internationals Santiago Garcia Botta and Martin Landajo from Super Rugby side Jaguares. Prop Garcia Botta, 26, and scrum-half Landajo, 30, will join Quins following the World Cup in Japan, if they are selected in the Pumas squad.

Exchange Square Could Be Transformed Into A Lovely New Park There are plans to turn Exchange Square, which you'll find right next to Liverpool Street station, into a landscaped park. The new green space has been proposed by British Land, and designed by architects DSDHA who have previously worked on the nearby Broadgate Circle.

Peter Gouldstone death: New appeal to find burglars Police investigating the death of a World War Two veteran after he was robbed have released CCTV images in a renewed appeal to find his attackers. Peter Gouldstone, 98, was found with bruising and a head injury at a house in Evesham Road in Bounds Green, north London, on 5 November 2018.

New riverside roof garden approved as part of Seal House office development 360 degree animation of roof top views available here and downloadable here. The City of London Corporation has today granted planning permission to redevelop Seal House at 1 Swan Lane in the City of London.

This Hilarious Comedy Night Features Very Drunk People Performing Shakespeare Outrageously drunk actors - but not too drunk to be on stage - the spectacle of Shhh-Faced Shakespeare is a pretty unique theatre experience.

Tickets Alert: Tours of Billingsgate Roman House and Baths Hidden underneath a mundane office block can be found one of London's largest Roman remains, and it's open for tours from next month. The Bath House and associated town house would have been by the riverside - as it was in those times - and the layout is unusual with the bathhouse in the centre courtyard with the main building around it.

Peggy Porschen Chelsea: London's Hot Pink Bakery Gets A Second Spot Same hot pink exterior, but a whole lot more inside. Peggy Porschen Chelsea has their own cocktail bar, to complement their delicious array of cakes!

School’ streets banning traffic planned by Tower Hamlets Council to discourage parents bringing children by car A whole raft of traffic restrictions near schools is planned by Tower Hamlets Council to cut the volume of passing cars when pupils are around.

West Ham Women boss Beard pleased to progress in FA Cup West Ham Women head coach Matt Beard was delighted to progress into the FA Cup semi-finals with a 1-0 victory over Aston Villa.

Chelsea complain about racial abuse of Callum Hudson-Odoi at Dynamo Kiev Chelsea have lodged a complaint with Uefa over racist abuse aimed at Callum Hudson-Odoi during the second leg of their Europa League win at Dynamo Kiev. During the last two minutes of the match last Thursday, Hudson-Odoi was understood to be subjected to monkey chants from a group of home fans.

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