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First tonight, cracking down on knife crime in the capital.
The Home Secretary has outlined plans, targeting
It would force customers to collect them in person,
enabling shops to carry out ID checks.
One mother, whose son was killed, welcomes the move but says parents
She's been speaking to our reporter Tolu Adeoye.
On the 24th February, my son Jonathan, nicknamed JJ got
stabbed in the heart outside the Town Hall in Islington.
They took out his main artery, punctured his heart and punctured
This CCTV footage shows the chaos as Michelle's son tried to skip
The 28-year-old father of two was stabbed in the chest would later
They leave, their faces are not covered up.
That's how confident they are they're not
You know, my boy didn't carry a knife.
JJ's killers still haven't been found.
Knife crime is on the rise in the capital.
Between June 2015 and May last year, there were nearly 10,000 offences.
In the year to May this year, there were nearly
Just designed to go in and pull everything out, it's horrendous.
The Home Secretary has been shown the sorts of knive that's have
been found by police, all handed in in London.
It's illegal to buy a knife if you're under 18, but some young
The Government plans to change the law so knives purchased have
We know from our own experience, from police information that we've
had, that young people have been able to buy knives who might
be underage online and we want that to stop.
The other thing we're announcing is making sure we can
consult on new legislation, potentially, so that
knives that are illegal, but are held in private property can
JJ's mother welcomes anything that will restrict the sale of knives
but says policing must start at home.
A lot of these weaponry is coming out of the kitchen drawer.
As parents, you need to be checking your children's bags before
Talk to your children, find out who they're hanging out with.
Because you really do not want to feel like I'm feeling now.
If you think about someone you really love and close your eyes
and think you're never going to see them, touch them, feel them,
even just get a phone call from them, "Mum,
You know, that's how I feel every moment of every day.
There were tears tonight from both residents and council
representatives at a meeting to update the community
The response team faced questions on support for victims
and over charity donations not getting through.
Arriving for answers, armed with questions, many gathered this
evening for a meeting that, at times, became emotional from all
sides. I saw everything from the fire, from the beginning to the end.
From a 17-year-old's side of it, growing up in this community, I
loved, it I thought, you know, everyone's loving. And this whole
tragedy has made me see we have no support from you. What are you going
to do to support us? It's absolutely clear to me that you've been let
And you've been let down by statutory and public authorities.
For many who feel they don't have the truth, it was heated. I have
evidences to suggest that you guys are actually lying about the actual
total fatality. I'm telling you to tread very carefully. Following
questions surrounding where online and charity donations have been
going, Barry Quirk had this to say. First of all, there's 700 just
giving pages, 700. Which is phenomenal contribution for people
round the country. None of this money is controlled by the
authorities. It will be controlled by the Charity Commission. After the
meeting, there was still disappointment from some in the
community. It's clear that although the council and local services are
trying very hard, they are still failing to engage with the
communities and there's a culture of disengagement here in Kensington
Chelsea. The council has promised change. The investigation says it
will give answers, whether it will give this community closure is yet
to be seen. They've been quite public in not
seeing eye to eye when it comes to travel bans
and Twitter etiquette. Now the mayor of London has told
American TV audiences that their president shouldn't be
honoured with a state visit Whether it was courting the NFL
at Wembley or trying to woo the new American owner
of Formula One in the capital last week, London's mayor has been eager
to roll out the red carpet where lucrative deals
with the US might be on offer. But now, he's reiterated
that he won't be doing the same for the American president,
in an interview with a US Would you be open to a state visit
by Donald Trump here to the UK? State visits are different
from a normal visit. At a time when the president
of the USA has policies that many people in the UK disagree with,
I'm not sure if it's appropriate for our Government to roll out
the red carpet for a state visit. It's not the first time the two
leaders have clashed. Last month, the US president took
to social media to criticise the mayor's response to the terror
attack on London Bridge. But now, some of the mayor's
political opponents What kind of message is that
to American companies who want to invest in the United Kingdom,
or indeed, those Americans who've made their home here, that massive
insult to their country? It's not about the personal spat
between Don and Sadiq. This is about a relationship
between two countries. So for him to adopt his own foreign
policy, I think, is irresponsible and it means he's not
treating his job very seriously. So far, President Trump hasn't
responded to Sadiq Khan, at least not through his preferred
method of Twitter. Did the mayor's comments add extra
significance this time because they were made
to an American news network and will be presented
to a domestic audience there? There are people out there willing
to, they'll jump on Khan for having said this if they're
Trump supporters. If they're not Trump supporters
they'll hold this up as yet another bit of evidence that
Trump is not doing anything good for US relations
with the outside world. And yet last weekend,
President Trump did have The carpet might have been
blue rather than red, but many have seen this trip
as a sign of growing closeness Tonight, Sadiq Khan has
made it clear he too wants a strong alliance,
but told us the point of having a special relationship with the US
is that we stand by them through difficult times
but are not afraid to tell It's been described
as an archaeological gem, a sarcophagus, believed to be
an ancient roman relic, has been It's one of only three ever
found in the capital. For most of these archaeologists
this is the most significant find of their careers, a building
site near Boro, once This stone coffin, the last resting
place for someone very important. They would have been very wealthy
and they would have had a lot of social status to be honoured in -
it's not only the sarcophagus. It's the fact that
it's constructed into But whoever was buried
here did not rest entirely in peace, because back in the 1700s, this
grave was robbed. An opportunist person
uncovered the top of the sarcophagus and pushed the lid
to the side and took some The treasures may have been
snatched but the real wealth Lies within the earth under
the two ton lid, which this morning was being lifted very,
very carefully. The last time a discovery like this
was made was 18 years ago. Spittalfield, the woman, as she's
called, was found in tact, a wealthy Italian who's provided
a wealth of knowledge. We know from the isotopes
in her teeth that she was born She travelled all that way
and is buried in this amazing lead coffin placed within this stone
sarcophagus, she is just fantastic. It's no wonder they are
excited about this. It's taken seven months of careful
digging to get to this point, moving the sarcophagus for
the first time in 16 hundred years. The sarcophagus is headed
for the Museum of London, The story of this
mysterious Roman vip to I'll wish you a very goodnight
and leave you with Elizabeth Rizzini We could be in for a stormy night
indeed. Here's the warning signs, some cloud as captured by Helen in
Hackney earlier. Here is the Met Office weather warning, we see
torrential down pours in many places overnight. There could be thunder,
lightning, hail, the lot. Here are the storms just tracking up from the
south at the moment. Parts of west London have been badly hit. These
storms could pop up anywhere through the early hours of tomorrow morning.
We could see very heavy rain within just a short space of time. Tracking
northwards, it should be a drier picture by tomorrow morning.
Uncomfortable night's sleep for many. Lows of 18 or 19 degrees.
Tomorrow should be mostly dry. Thunder storms may pop up through
the late afternoon. Probably a sunny start. It will feel warm and even
more humid tomorrow. Clouding over through the afternoon.
Highs of 27. Here's the outlook: Good evening. There is some dramatic
weather out there at the moment. Some vicious thunder storms that
have pushed into southern parts of the country. Earlier on, we saw some
really torrential rain across the south-west, particularly west
Cornwall, where we had issues with flooding. Then this evening, storms
have developed across some other southern areas of England. One