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VIDEO: Man carrying paint tins walks into sign

VIDEO: Man carrying paint tins walks into sign - with predictably messy results

Storm Imogen: Leisure centre closed and trams disrupted as gales batter the borough

Storm Imogen: Roof torn off leisure centre as gales batter Croydon

Junior doctors will walk off the job for 24-hours on Wednesday

Hundreds of appointments postponed ahead of junior doctors strike

The man was arrested on Purley Way this afternoon

Man tries to avoid arrest by throwing cocaine under his car

Thornton Heath man appears in court charged with plotting terrorist attacks

Thornton Heath man appears in court charged with plotting terrorist attacks

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David Callister and Polly Smith star in Secondary Cause of Death at Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Whodunnit spoof Secondary Cause of Death to bring laughs to Croydon

Birkenau and Auschwitz I: Where more than 1.2 million people were murdered by the Nazis

Hell on Earth: Our reporter joins students from south London schools on an educational trip to Auschwitz

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Delays on Southern trains due to obstruction' between Purley and Caterham

Delays on Southern trains between Purley and Caterham due to 'obstruction' on line

Car ploughs into front wall of South Norwood house. Picture: Bob Garbutt

Car ploughs into front wall of South Norwood house

Junior doctors will be going on strike from 8am on Wednesday for 24 hours

Junior doctors across Surrey and south-west London to go on strike for 24 hours on Wednesday

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Anton and Erin's tour comes to Fairfield Halls in Croydon this month

Strictly's Erin Boag is living the Good Life in Surbiton as she heads to Croydon with Anton Du Beke

You know his name - Jason Bourne

See the first trailer for Croydon-shot Jason Bourne, directed by Gravesend and Cheam’s Paul Greengrass

Cubeya Hassan Jama is charged with plotting terrorism.

Thornton Heath man charged with terror offences

Severe gales in excess of 70mph are expected in south London and north Surrey today.

Storm Imogen begins to lash across south London and north Surrey

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Highly rated: The Good Earth in Wandsworth

Chinese New Year: 11 of the best Chinese restaurants in south London – have your say

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Southern put speed restrictions in place as Storm Imogen hits south London and north Surrey

Southern put speed restrictions in place as Storm Imogen hits south London and north Surrey

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Elderly man reported missing from Croydon University Hospital found

Elderly man reported missing from Croydon University Hospital found

The number of registered suicides went up across the capital in 2014, increasing from 516 to 552.

Croydon sees 60% rise in suicide as number of people taking their own life increases across London

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Richard Hendron and Alan Craig

UKIP member quits over 'homophobic abuse' and selection of 'gay cure' advocate for GLA seat

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Gales of 70mph are expected to hit on Monday morning

Forecasters warn of 70mph gales about to hit south London and north Surrey

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Man caught drink driving in Selsdon tries to convince police he was not driving

It wasn't me: Man caught drink driving tries bizarre ruse on police

Conservative candidate Zac Goldsmith, left, and Labour candidate Sadiq Khan, right, talked housing and transport in their first TV debate this week

Mayoral candidates Zac Goldsmith and Sadiq Khan face-off over plans for London - who has got your vote?

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British Transport Police (BTP) were called to East Croydon station at 11pm

Call for witnesses after man pushed onto tracks at East Croydon station

There are major disruptions to services on the Redhill line and the Gatwick Express.

Trains cancelled due to emergency engineering works

Michael Jenner, 71, left Croydon University Hospital last night at about 8.40pm.

Missing man last seen at Croydon University Hospital

Purley War Memorial Hospital's minor injuries unit is to become a GP-led "hub"

Croydon minor injuries units to become GP-led "hubs" with longer opening hours

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Probably best to stay indoors today as winds are set to reach 25 miles per hour

Gloomy weekend ahead with wind, rain and no sun

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Zac Goldsmith (centre) with Councillor Andrea Craig and Kingston and Surbiton James Berry

Zac Goldsmith brands Sadiq Khan 'lazy' over affordable housing debate

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Three-month-old Poppy was left for dead with a broken leg in Gurney Crescent, Waddon.

Three-month-old puppy left for dead with broken leg

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Video footage showed police officers grappling with a man on the platform

Three bailed after police officers injured in rush-hour violence at East Croydon station

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The fraudsters offered to fix their victim's roof tiles.

Conmen defraud man, 60, out of £15,000 - then return to scam him again

Strictly Come Dancing professional Brendan Cole's A Night To Remember is on tour in February and March

‘If you don’t like it, get out’ – Dancer Brendan Cole addresses Strictly controversy ahead of London and Kent tour dates

The train has broken down on Platform 1

Broken-down train blocks London-bound services at East Croydon

Passengers are being warned to expect disruption and leave extra time for their journey

Tube strike: Disruption expected over the weekend and Monday morning commute

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Police could be seen restraining a man at East Croydon station (photo: @JesseAFC_)

UPDATE: Three arrested after police officers injured in East Croydon station violence

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Man and woman charged with 'courier fraud' offences

Man and woman charged with 'courier fraud' offences

Delays on Southern trains going into Victoria after signalling problems

Delays on Southern trains going into Victoria after signalling problems

Teenager denies raping boy at Croydon secondary school

Teenager denies raping boy at Croydon secondary school

Since the closure of Lion Green Road last year, a number of businesses in Coulsdon have claimed trade in the area was being affected by a lack of parking provision.

'This is not a U-turn': Council set to re-open Coulsdon car park after supermarket development falls through

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London Ambulance Service treated the man, believed to be in his late 30s, for a head injury.

Man suffers head injuries after being hit by car

The crash happened in Wellesley Road at the junction with George at about 7.30pm last night.

Man hit by bus near Fairfield Halls

Cloud, drizzle and sunshine make for a mixed bag of weather today - but at least it's warm

Cloud, drizzle and sunshine make for a mixed bag of weather today - but at least it's warm

Islamic school scraps 'free mixing' policy after being cleared of suspending pupil for speaking to member of opposite sex

Islamic school scraps 'free mixing' policy after being cleared of suspending pupil for speaking to member of opposite sex

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Knife-wielding burglars steal cash and jewellery in 'frightening' break-in

Knife-wielding burglars steal cash and jewellery in 'frightening' break-in

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Teenager charged with raping boy at Croydon secondary school

Teenager charged with raping boy at Croydon secondary school

Cronx Brewery will return to Croydon Craft Beer Festival

Croydon Craft Beer Festival returns in March

Dandelion Theatre Arts’ dance and singing workshop. Picture by MARK TURNER

What's on: 8 things to do in south west London this February half term

The Frisbys launched their new EP with a gig at Hoodoos. Picture by Joel Smedley. Go to joelsmedleyphotography.com

Croydon band The Frisbys launch new EP at sell-out Matthews Yard gig

Percy and Peggy Gray moved have downsized from their three-bedroom maisonette in New Addington to one of the newly-built council homes, a two-bedroom bungalow in Waddon.

Families move in as 'Croydon's largest housebuilding programme in decades' marches on

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Council leader Tony Newman: "I hope we can find a middle-ground. But I’m not hiding from it - these rates will increase."

Sunshine tax? Croydon businesses protest at proposed rate hike for street trading

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