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Revealed: More than 16 sexual and violent offences on London's railways every day

Violent and sexual offences on London's rail network rose by almost 1,000 last year with more than 16 incidents per day, the Standard can reveal.

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  • Scam alert: Trump's $1tn 'infrastructure plan' is a giveaway to the rich | Robert ReichAmerica’s infrastructure is in dire need of investment. But nothing Trump is proposing will do anything to helpAt a roundtable discussion with state transportation officials on Friday, Donald Trump said America’s ageing roads, bridges, railways, and water systems were being “scoffed at and laughed” at. He pledged that they “will once again be the envy of the world”.This seems to be a core theme for Trump: America’s greatness depends on others envying us rather than scoffing and laughing at us. Continue reading...
  • Belgian fishermen ready to battle for survival if UK ‘takes back’ its watersUK’s plans to reclaim its fishing zones have dismayed the port of Ostend, with calls to add the issue to the Brexit talksOver the last year the decisions of the British public and, subsequently, the UK government have been observed with growing dismay by the people of Ostend. A slowdown in the number of Britons seeking a cheap bucket-and-spade holiday on the wide, soft-sanded beaches of the blowy North Sea resort ushered into administration the operator of the once popular Ramsgate to Ostend ferry four years ago, closing down the only direct link from the UK to the Flemish port. The Brexit vot...
  • Three men detained after London-bound flight diverts to GermanyPilot on flight from Ljubljana made unscheduled stop after learning of men ‘talking about terrorist matters’ – and baggage was later destroyedThree male passengers have been detained in Cologne after their easyJet flight bound from Ljubljana in Slovenia to London made a diverted landing, German police have said. Related: Melania Trump's Slovenian home town cashes in on White House link Continue reading...

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  • London Bridge attackers had tried to hire 7.5 tonne truck - policeLONDON (Reuters) - The three Islamists who killed eight people after driving a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and then attacking nearby revellers had initially tried to hire a 7.5 tonne truck, the head of the UK capital's counter-terrorism unit said on Friday.

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