A teenager has died after being stabbed on a bus and police moved in to remove squatters from an oligarch’s Belgravia mansion as Monday came to a close. Protesters had taken over the house in Belgrave Square, SW1, at about 1am yesterday and spent much of the day in a standoff with the Met.
The property is understood to be owned by Oleg Deripaska. A video filmed by the squatters and posted on Twitter showed lavish interiors including expensive artwork and a grand piano. Protesters were heard shouting “We don’t care if we get arrested”.
Riot police were on scene all day and just after 8pm the police confirmed that four people who had been squatting in the house were arrested. The group said that there was more to come and promised a “summer of anarchy”. The Met’s response to the protest has been criticised online.
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In East London, a 16-year-old boy has died after being stabbed on a bus, which was travelling along High Road, Chadwell Heath, at around 3.55pm. His condition was described as life-threatening but police confirmed today that he has died.
An 18-year-old has been arrested for attempted murder. A crime scene remains in Chadwell and anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 4741/14Mar. To remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Other Monday incidents include the death of a motorcyclist who hit a lamppost in Uxbridge, West London. Chelsea fans also complained about the treatment of their club following Abramovic’s imposed sanctions from UK government.
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