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Croydon: Town in South London, England
Croydon is a large town in south London, England. It is 9.4 miles (15.1 km) south of Charing Cross. The principal settlement in the London Borough of Croydon, it is one of the largest commercial districts in Greater London outside Central London, with an extensive shopping district and night-time economy. The entire town had a population of 192,064 as of 2011, whilst the wider borough had a population of 384,837.

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Cressida Dick pays tribute to Matt Ratana [Video]

Cressida Dick pays tribute to Matt Ratana

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick pays tribute to Matt Ratana ahead of his funeral. Sgt Matt Ratana was shot dead while working at Croydon’s custody centre in September. The service will..

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Met hold minute’s silence for fallen officer Matt Ratana [Video]

Met hold minute’s silence for fallen officer Matt Ratana

A minute’s silence has taken place across the Met in memory of Metropolitan Police Sergeant Matt Ratana. The 54-year-old died from a gunshot wound to the chest after being shot by a handcuffed..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:09Published

New Zealand police perform haka to honour ex-colleague Sergeant Matt Ratana [Video]

New Zealand police perform haka to honour ex-colleague Sergeant Matt Ratana

Police officers in New Zealand perform a haka in memory of Sergeant MattRatana four days after he was shot dead inside a custody centre in London. Thegroup of officers carried out the traditional Maori..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:24Published
Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer pay tribute to Sergeant Matiu Ratana [Video]

Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer pay tribute to Sergeant Matiu Ratana

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer pay tribute toMetropolitan Police sergeant Matiu Ratana, who died after being shot at apolice station in Croydon, south London on Friday.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:54Published

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Croydon abduction: Three young brothers 'taken abroad' by father

The children were taken by their father and are probably in mainland Europe, police believe.
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Matiu Ratana: Officer's partner pays tribute to 'gentle giant'

The partner of Sgt Matiu Ratana who was shot in Croydon says he had an "infectious smile and big heart".
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Croydon police shooting: Man arrested on suspicion of supplying firearm

The man was arrested in Norwich on suspicion of weapons offences in the early hours of Sunday.
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Kiwi police officer slain in Croydon thought custody role was 'safest option' ahead of retirement

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A police officer shot dead by a handcuffed suspect inside a station had taken the job of custody sergeant because he thought it would be safer, friends have revealed.Matt Ratana, 54, had been looking..
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Croydon police officer shot dead named as Sgt Matt Ratana

The "much-loved" long-serving officer was originally from New Zealand but moved to the UK in 1989.
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Croydon tram crash: Victims' families want apology from driver

Seven people died and more than 50 were injured when the service left tracks in November 2016.
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Police officer shot dead inside south London station

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A Metropolitan Police officer died after he was shot inside a police station by a man who then turned the gun on himself. The victim died in hospital after the gunman, who was being detained, opened..
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Croydon shooting: Officer shot dead at police station

A police officer is shot by a man who was being detained at the custody centre.
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Coronavirus: 'Our mental health goes downhill in situations like this'

A Croydon charity helps young people who have become uncertain about the future during lockdown.
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Stormzy's surprise paint job for Croydon teen's bedroom

The musician also talks about why he was cheering at the recent Black Lives Matter protests in London.
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Croydon stabbing: Search for Gucci tiger bag after fatal attack

The "distinctive" Bengal tiger bag was stolen from Tyler Roye on the night he died in south London.
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Croydon bus death: Boy, 16, charged over Damani Mauge stabbing

Damani Mauge was killed in south London on Sunday evening, police say.
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Croydon bus fatal stabbing: Damani Mauge named as victim

Damani Mauge was killed in south London on Sunday evening after a fight broke out on a bus, police say.
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Croydon stabbing: Murder investigation after teenager knifed to death on London bus

Killing in Croydon is 20th murder in capital this year
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Meredith Kercher's dad John 'died from fall' in Croydon

John Kercher was found dead on 1 February and police initially treated his death as unexplained.
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Croydon fire: Huge blaze breaks out at car workshop

About 100 firefighters are currently tackling the blaze in Croydon which broke out at 17:45 GMT.
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Croydon 'frenzied' stabbing victim dies in hospital

The 24-year-old victim was found with multiple knife wounds in Croydon shortly after midnight.
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Croydon: Suspicious vehicle leads to road closures and trams suspended

Police have cordoned off streets and trams have been suspended as police investigate a "suspicious vehicle" outside a south London train station.
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Louis Johnson death: Teenager accused of East Croydon station murder

The 16-year-old boy is due to appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court on Friday.
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Croydon tram crash: Date set for inquest into seven deaths

It was announced last year the tram driver would not face prosecution for manslaughter.
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Louis Johnson stabbing: Boy, 16, arrested over East Croydon station attack

The teenager is being held in connection with the death of Louis Johnson at East Croydon station.
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Croydon murder: Man stabbed to death at London railway station during rush hour

Police probe fatal attack outside 'very busy' station in Croydon
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Croydon stabbing: Man, 60, found injured in street dies

A 50-year-old man is arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and taken into custody.
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Croydon stabbing: 60-year-old man knifed to death in London

A 60-year-old man has been stabbed to death in London after murders in the capital reached the highest level for 11 years.
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General election 2019: Croydon in focus

Education, transport and Brexit are among issues Croydon people say matter to them in the election.
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Croydon tram crash driver will not face prosecution after seven killed

'Evidence does not support' gross negligence manslaughter charge, says Crown Prosecution Service
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The rapper from Croydon who caught Jay-Z's eye

Rapman talks about being discovered by one of the richest artists in the music industry and how he became a film director.
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Banksy opens 'pop-up' shop in Croydon

The shop appeared overnight at a disused retail outlet in south London.
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'Banksy' display featuring Stormzy stab vest appears in Croydon

Stormzy's stab vest and a cradle surrounded by CCTV cameras appeared overnight at a shop in London.
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Teenager dies and two hurt in stabbings

The young man, who died at the scene in Croydon, was one of three people attacked on the same street.
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Croydon stabbing: Pregnant victim Kelly-Mary Fauvrelle said she 'couldn't wait to meet' baby

croydon stabbing: pregnant victim kelly-mary fauvrelle said she 'couldn't wait to meet' baby
A pregnant woman who was stabbed to death in London wrote that she could not “wait to meet” her baby in one of her last Facebook posts. Kelly-Mary Fauvrelle’s child is in a critical condition..
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Kelly Mary Fauvrelle: Pregnant woman killed in Croydon named

The 26-year-old woman's baby was delivered by paramedics and is in a critical condition in hospital.
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East Ham stabbing: Police investigate second London knife murder on one day

Man in his 20s dies in street attack hours after pregnant woman killed in Croydon
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Croydon stabbing: Pregnant woman killed

The woman's child was delivered by paramedics and is in a critical condition in hospital.
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Croydon stabbing: Pregnant woman killed and baby critically-ill after knife attack

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