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As police release footage of two suspects following
Doctors tell this programme the importance of first
it can make the difference between the patient having a relatively
simple bandage to or cultivated one Wunderlich suddenly.
Evacuated from their homes following the Grenfell tragedy -
Camden residents describe urgent safety work on their tower block
I had an independent electrician, in and tell me that my flat wasn't safe
and that was the main reason why I chose to go to a hotel because they
said to me this is a massive issue. Why London universities
are demanding Government assurances Also tonight - the capital prepares
to host World Athletics Championships and Usain Bolt's last
appearance before he retires. Why one of London's oldest pie
and mash shops is having Tonight a call for the public to be
better educated over what to do London doctors say those who witness
such incidents have a vital role to play in offering immediate first
aid -- which could make a lasting It comes as a London borough
announced it was introducing measures designed to make it harder
for young people to buy acid. Video footage released by police
today after an acid attack in Knightsbridge. They want to trace
these two men on the Muppet. They threw a corrosive substance in the
face of a pedestrian who suffered minor burns mainly because a
passer-by dosed with water. It could have been much worse. He just
started squeezing it... In June this man suffered a random acid attack
and be scarred for life. Specialist units have seen and our subsequent
acid attacks in recent months reflecting police figures are
surgeons are calling for more public awareness. Witnesses can play a
crucial role in minimising long-term damage. The danger is a relatively
superficial I can be treated just with dressings but if the injury as
damage deeper layers of his skin surgery will be necessary in the use
of skin grafts and the need to inform the patient will be permanent
marks of scanning becomes imperative. Quick first aid reduces
the chances of that. Yes. This delivery driver was attacked
three weeks ago. I was really scared. I didn't know what to do. I
came running like crazy. Drivers have become so scared, one company
is trialling helmet cameras. It is thought acid is being used because
it is easy to get hold of and legislation as lists of Atlantic
position of NA. Shopkeepers are signing up to a voluntary team to
restrict restrict the sale and it is backed by the council. You'll be
identification and refusing to sell these kind of products to anyone
under the age of 21. They'll also be any suspicious sales. Police say
there are far fewer acid attacks than the crime and people shouldn't
be unduly alarmed. But being improperly prepared to help could
minimise serious injuries. The Mac being properly prepared.
We're with some of the capital's brave men and women as the Brigade
"Shoddy or incomplete" That's how residents living in a tower block
in Camden have described urgent safety work that was carried
out in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire.
People living on the Chalcots Estate were among around three thousand
people who were told to leave their homes six weeks ago.
The work was carried out by Camden Council, but was signed
off by Building Control at Lambeth and Westminster Councils.
This woman lives on the 17th floor on the Chalcotts estate and
assisting in hotel because she says she's too scared come back here. I
have two young children aged one and four, I won't be able to relax, how
am I going to be able to concentrate on their safety. And when to be a
nervous wreck the whole time. After the building was evacuated the
council added if fire door closer to her front door to make it safe.
That's meant to make my door slams shut. You can put your hand through
it. It's a bit smaller down here. Fire wardens have been placed on
every floor of the towers but despite this fella who lives on the
ground forces she doesn't feel safe is meant to be boxed them some sort
of material, but it is clearly discovered and cardboard. As you can
see the wires are just left stuck in. How does that make you feel? It
makes me feel like like my landlord doesn't have my best interest of up.
An independent fire safety expert has been carrying out his own
assessment of some of the flats. The once been a cover-up. I have come
across Fire beach after fire reached around gas mains between the flats
and the gas rises. The fire protection isn't there. But more
work still needs to be done, Camden Council insisted towers had been
made safe. They have been sent off along the way by independent body
control but crucially I didn't ask anyone to move back to those blocks
until I'd heard from the fire brigade who are on site that they
are safe to do so. The removal of the cladding from the blocks will
begin in the coming months but restoring trust in the council could
take even longer. Meanwhile we can get an update
on a second round of large scale testing on cladding and insulation
on high rises which has The Government took the same
cladding that was used on Grenfell Tower and tested it by setting fire
to it with different types of insulation and in the first two
incidents does the tests had to be stopped after seven or eight minutes
because the fire got so high so quickly even though the test was
meant to last 40 minutes. No wonder the Government said the step of
cladding should not have been used on any building at all. The former
London Fire Commissioner and chair of the Government advisory panel
says that he believes it is probable that landlords who owned buildings
with this type of cladding around it will have to have them taken down.
More than that, he also said it is no evidence to suggest that this
type of cladding was ever tasted in this way before. That is despite
Audi regulations saying all materials have to be studied and
tested to find out whether they are safe or not. As of last week
building regulations are now being reviewed and Sir Ken Knight says
that is good chance of a number of them will have to change will stop.
Well there's been much praise for the incredible
bravery of our firefighters in recent months.
The London Fire Brigade, which is on a recruitment drive,
says Grenfell and the recent terror attacks have been an unprecedented
And not indicative of a typical day in the life of a firefighter -
It's been a year like no other for London's emergency services.
Terror, tragedy, but underpinning their response
We are watching Green Watch put through their paces on a training
They've attended Grenfell Tower and the London terror attacks.
The reality is their day-to-day involves more of this sort of thing
This is not real life but at this moment in a real-life situation,
you're about to put on your breathing apparatus
and go into the unknown, what goes through your mind?
We are constantly thinking about what we're going
What we are looking for, how to find a way in and out.
Is there a point where you go, I really don't fancy this today?
We've been provided with the training.
Personally I feel if someone is in there and we are looking
for them there in a much worse position than we are.
And our training and equipment will hopefully keep us safe.
Now they want more of us to join them.
There's natural wastage every year with retirements,
promotions, people moving on, different career paths.
There's always a churn of people coming through the organisation
and today, now is a particular time when it is a deal
Some of the greatest satisfaction is through some of the more mundane
incidents that we attend to every day.
In anything from someone who has been shut in a lift for a period
of time and maybe has claustrophobia, it can make a huge
The brigade hope a new TV documentary can encourage more
people to enrol but it is perhaps a testament to our firefighters
given recent events that more of them simply haven't walked away.
The mother of Sally Anne Bowman - who was murdered in Croydon in 2005
- says her daughter's remains have had to be exhumed...
After her grave was repeatedly desecrated.
Linda Bowman told a newspaper that "cruel people" had targeted
the eighteen year old's burial place four times in six months.
She said her daughter's remains were removed
An investigation into the Croydon tram crash is likely to call
To prevent serious accidents due to travelling at excessive
Seven people died and fifty-one were injured in November last year.
The Rail Accident Investigation Branch says it's also
likely its final report will call for improvements to
An organisation which represents five of London's top universities
is calling on the Government to offer assurances to EU staff
Our Brexit reporter Katharine Carpenter joins me now.
the Uk's top universities - five of them are in London
Between them they teach over 19,000 students from the EU and employ more
members from the EU - but the Russell Group says it's
finding it increasingly hard to recruit talent from the EU now
The picture we are seeing at the moment is that some European staff
choosing to leave the UK but equally as universities continue to recruit
European stuff into their institutions. What we need is
clarity from the Government as soon as possible because of the high
levels of anxiety, people will be considering what the options are for
the future in the UK, need to give uncertainty about that as soon as
possible. Now there are ten
areas the group says need clarity but its key demands
are that the Government needs to make it easy and affordable
for EU academics to apply for settled status without bogging
them down in a lengthy And it wants those that already have
residency to get settled The group also wants assurances that
EU academics and students who leave the UK temporarily to study or carry
out research won't lost settled And it wants the Government
to ensure that new EU students arriving here over the next two
years are able to stay on after their studies to get jobs
and that their qualifications Last week at end of most recent
round of talks David Davis said he was "pleased by the progress"
that's been made but the negotiators published a table showing
where they had common ground and where they disagreed and there's
still a lot of talking to do. The Government has made it clear
that no family with EU members will be split up post Brexit
and it's said that all EU nationals will be able to apply
for Settled Status once they've been But there are sticking points -
one of the main ones being the role Today the Government reiterated
that it was committed to recruiting the brightest and the best
into higher education and said it will ensure that any new process
for applying to live and work here would be as streamlined
and user-friendly as possible. Preparing for another big sporting
event at the Olympic stadium - as London gets ready to host
the World Athletics championships. Meanwhile England Women's football
team are now the favourites to win the European Championships -
I'm with some of the home fans It's the eve - of one
the biggest sporting events at the Olympic Stadium
since the 2012 Games. And as the capital gets ready
to host the World Athletics Championships Chris Slegg
is at the Queen Elizabeth And of course the fastest man
on the planet appearing for the last You saying about telly-mac Bolt
preparing for the BA Gordon goodbye and there is a new sense of the
scale of these championships because we have lists and tone who have come
down to see the stadium and day before anything begins. We had to
queue for an hour for our accreditation, so many journalists
here. For all of its problems with doping scandals and Russia still
banned, athletics remained a sport with huge global appeal. Let's hear
from some of the stars of the show starting with the greatest of them
starting with the greatest of them all.
The London crowd really made me know what it means to be supported.
They really came out every day and showed their love
We put on this vest and we run for people all over the country,
all over the world and we kind of do them proud.
And to have that home advantage in the last 40 of the 200,
It is once-in-a-lifetime to have the Olympics right
on your doorstep and then you come back years later and it is
You know what, I'm going to end it at that track.
The last major championships for more fire. Any man who grew up in
Teddington yet another golden double Coric the UK terror threat level
remains at severe and has been a visible Metropolitan Police presence
here today put them in handing out leaflets, talking to members of the
public and telling them about what they are going to be doing to keep
people safe. I been speaking to some of those members of the public
asking them whether that in fact does reassure them or does it rather
leave them more concerned? Not at all. You can experience it and not
have to worry about a few individuals that want to cause
chaos. Security should be taped because of what has been happening
for the past few months, nothing is unexpected. Ensure should bring lots
of stuff behind the scenes that often people don't realise so I'm
sure if you didn't get on and enjoy what is going on the new district
lives. London of course well used to big events. This is not on the scale
of the Olympics but there will be close to 700,000 fancier untended
ticket of days and two sessions every day. That means 60,000 people
arriving, many going home and a new wave of arrivals and that will bring
its own pressures for the police and security services. What a sporting
spectacle it will be. Thank you. The Shadow Home Secretary and MP
for Hackney says that work needs to be done to rebuild trust
between police and Diane Abbot's comments come
after forensic analysis revealed that 20-year-old Rashan Charles had
NOT swallowed a controlled substance The Independent Police Complaints
Commission was this investigation following Rashan's death in July and
the evidence so far suggest that when he was detained by a
Metropolitan Police officer had followed him on foot after an
earlier attempt to stop his vehicle, the officer restrained him with the
help of a member of the public he was handcuffed and after she was
detained at attempts were made to remove an object from his mouth foot
and it was at this point his condition deteriorated and he later
died. The ceiling of the IGCC has said this the object that was
removed from the throat of Rashan consisted of a mixture of
paracetamol and caffeine wrapped in plastic according to forensic
analysis and the reason this has been released and is given the
inflammatory nature of some ongoing speculation.
Food trends come and go - but whether it's to your taste,
the traditional pie and mash has weathered many a culinary storm.
Because after more than a hundred years in business one
of the capital's oldest pie shops, based in Islington,
is about to close saying it can't afford increased business rates
Nicola Ford reports on the end of an era.
It's delicious. It's a lunchtime rush, but customers had better be
quick as the shop is due to close. It is a part of old England. I'm a
Tate knows that is 80 years pie and mash was why don't think they should
close. The owners Sadie Streisand business routes are to blame Britain
isn't in rates have gone ravaged by 45%, something causing local
business groups concerned. I think this is the final nail in the coffin
for the value valued and unique present business and for me what a
sad is that this is the bloodline of the community. Chapel market, the
independent businesses here create a sense of community. It has been just
as 9011. The family run business and are certainly part of local history.
Even part of the knowledge, the test that taxi drivers take to show they
know the London landmarks. And for market traders it is part of isn't
in the's community that might be on its way out. There is a focal point
of people come to visit, families come down and it is part present in.
It always has been unwanted callers it is another small part of a deal
that is breaking up. Anyone moving into the borough has to have money
known which is fine but they're not pie and mash Kenya people, not
market people. Another question is been opened and Essex but what about
the younger generation? Is my first time, this was recommended to me,
usually go down the road was looking here and it. The council are happy
to discuss with the owner that they can help to keep the shop open and
would be extremely sorry to see it close. As it stands, the last I will
be served at the end of the year. But tonight - could the England
women's football team be on the verge of winning
their first major tournament? Victory this evening
sees them through to They're certainly not short of home
support as Emma Jones found out a little earlier with some fans
in Hackney including If you can't be at the amount
itself, not a bad excuse to be any London borough genially team on foot
of that is exactly what a local women's football team here in
Hackney have arranged. They also invented a rather special
cheerleader in this shape of England and Chelsea defender Claire
Rafferty. You must be so proud of what the team have achieved,
especially the win against France. Beating France was a monument to the
occasion for English at all and there's no doubt they will go on
today and win the game. The Netherlands are the hosts, they been
playing very well, how do you think and Google do? I think if someone
the top scorer Scott will go and get the golden but a percent are going
to win. Judy Taylor five goals are ready, she is the not so secret
weapon. She said a few struggles budgies what happens is that as he
had been so well. She doesn't just scored, there are many other
goal-scorers and the team. You are the grassroots, who great is to be
seen the woman playing so well in such a high to? Citizens by adding,
from a young age we didn't have things in this to look up to an
across-the-board not just football but across the board for females are
several important moment, doing amazingly and we should be really
proud of that quantity marathon. Filling out the start of it to cheer
them on. With the last couple of games you and the atmosphere has
been amazing, really proud of them. The thing that are successful they
will be playing anything on Sunday and sure this part will be packed
yet again. We're all rooting for them.
Time now for a check on the weather - Ben Rich has joined us.
The Netherlands not was warm as it is for the something new. 40 degrees
in Europe. Nothing like that for us. The decidedly cool fuel which is
what we take this into tomorrow for the most part. Today looking back at
some of the weather watcher pictures are some patchy cloud and sunny
spells and it wasn't a deluge of yesterday and that is because we
didn't see too many showers. Beaded picture shows not too many showers
and those that did turn up when through pretty quickly because we
had a strong and gusty wind. Through this evening we continue with that
theme, not too many showers, a lot of dry weather and clear spells the
wind easing down a little bit and temperatures overnight around 13 to
15 degrees. Tomorrow not a bad looking day, still the chance you
could see one or two showers that any that do turn up should be fairly
late and as you can see from the map most places will stay dry. With some
spells of sunshine. A fairly cool fuel, actually with lighter winds
and some sunshine this teachers would do too badly, some spot in the
centre of town could get up to around 24 degrees. Stays mostly fine
with the small chance of a shower during Friday evening. Into the
start of the weekend, stranded between weather systems, high
pressure to the south-west tries to take control, we still have a low
pressure up to the north-east and that means on Saturday we could
still see some showers, a mixture of sunshine and showers. By Sunday
quickly to start, it would feel much like summer but at least through the
day it should be mostly dry with some spells of sunshine is. Here is
a bit more detail. Saturday the showers coming and going, fairly
busy at times with lengthy sunny spells, template is up to around 19
or 20. For Sunday, quite cool and fresh is to start with sunny spells
and perhaps a bit more cloud, textures eventually recovering
through the afternoon into the teens and maybe eventually reaching the
low 20s. Here outlooks in summary, if you showers at times, generally
by Sunday and through the next few days a fairly cool fuel.
The most senior family judge in England and Wales has said it's
"utterly shaming" that appropriate care cannot be found
for a suicidal girl, who's due to be released
The Bank of England says the economy will continue to be 'sluggish'
and it's downgraded its growth forecasts for this year and next -
saying uncertainty over Brexit is beginning to affect consumer
A new report says children on free school meals in England can be up
to two years behind their more affluent classmates in educational
achievement by the time they finish secondary school.
There's been a call for the public to be better educated over
what to do in the event of an acid attack -- with doctors saying those
who witness such incidents have a vital role to play
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