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Town in South London, England

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Croydon: Town in South London, England
Croydon is a large town in south London, England. It is 9.4 miles (15.1 km) south of Charing Cross. The principal settlement in the London Borough of Croydon, it is one of the largest commercial districts outside Central London, with an extensive shopping district and night-time economy. The entire town had a population of 192,064 as of 2011, whilst the wider borough had a population of 384,837.

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Met hold minute’s silence for fallen officer Matt Ratana [Video]

Met hold minute’s silence for fallen officer Matt Ratana

A minute’s silence has taken place across the Met in memory of Metropolitan Police Sergeant Matt Ratana. The 54-year-old died from a gunshot wound to the chest after being shot by a handcuffed..

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New Zealand police perform haka to honour ex-colleague Sergeant Matt Ratana [Video]

New Zealand police perform haka to honour ex-colleague Sergeant Matt Ratana

Police officers in New Zealand perform a haka in memory of Sergeant MattRatana four days after he was shot dead inside a custody centre in London. Thegroup of officers carried out the traditional Maori..

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Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer pay tribute to Sergeant Matiu Ratana [Video]

Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer pay tribute to Sergeant Matiu Ratana

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer pay tribute toMetropolitan Police sergeant Matiu Ratana, who died after being shot at apolice station in Croydon, south London on Friday.

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Flowers placed in memory of Sergeant Matt Ratana [Video]

Flowers placed in memory of Sergeant Matt Ratana

Tributes continue to paid to Sergeant Matt Ratana of the Metropolitan Police who was shot dead in Croydon on Friday morning. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and..

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Man arrested in Sergeant Matt Ratana murder inquiry [Video]

Man arrested in Sergeant Matt Ratana murder inquiry

A man has been arrested in connection with the investigation into the murderof a Metropolitan Police sergeant, as tributes were paid to the'extraordinary' officer. Sergeant Matt Ratana was shot by a..

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Police colleagues remember officer killed in Croydon [Video]

Police colleagues remember officer killed in Croydon

Tributes have been paid to the "friendly, capable, lovely" police sergeant shot dead in a custody suite in Croydon, south London. Report by Czubalam. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn..

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Floral tributes to killed police sergeant in Croydon [Video]

Floral tributes to killed police sergeant in Croydon

Tributes have poured in for Metropolitan Police Sergeant Matiu Ratanafollowing his death after a 23-year-old gunman opened fire at Croydon CustodyCentre in south London in the early hours of Friday...

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London mayor pays tribute to police officer killed in Corydon [Video]

London mayor pays tribute to police officer killed in Corydon

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan makes a statement outside New Scotland Yardfollowing the fatal shooting of a police officer in Croydon. The incidentoccurred in the early hours of Friday morning.

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Minute’s silence held for fallen police officer [Video]

Minute’s silence held for fallen police officer

Home Secretary Priti Patel, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, have observed a minute's silence for the police officer who was tragically killed in..

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Local resident describes Croydon incident as ‘scary’ [Video]

Local resident describes Croydon incident as ‘scary’

A local resident who has lived in the Croydon area for 12 years has described the fatal shooting of a police officer as "scary". Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and..

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Cressida Dick: Police are mourning a great loss [Video]

Cressida Dick: Police are mourning a great loss

A Metropolitan Police officer who was shot dead at a south London custodysuite was a “long-serving sergeant”, Met Commissioner Cressida Dick has said.The victim died in hospital after the gunman,..

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Cressida Dick: ‘We police are all mourning a great loss’ [Video]

Cressida Dick: ‘We police are all mourning a great loss’

Met Commissioner Cressida Dick has paid tribute to an officer who was killed whilst on duty in Croydon in the early hours of Friday morning. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at..

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Home Sec 'deeply shocked’ by killing of officer in Croydon [Video]

Home Sec 'deeply shocked’ by killing of officer in Croydon

Home Secretary Priti Patel has said that she is "deeply shocked and saddened” by the tragic killing of a police officer in Croydon overnight. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at..

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Home Secretary 'deeply shocked' by fatal shooting of police officer [Video]

Home Secretary 'deeply shocked' by fatal shooting of police officer

Priti Patel says she is 'deeply shocked and saddened' at the fatal shooting ofa police officer in Croydon. The Home Secretary was commenting after anofficer was shot dead in the early hours of the..

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Policing minister and Commons Speaker react to death of police officer in Croydon [Video]

Policing minister and Commons Speaker react to death of police officer in Croydon

Policing minister Kit Malthouse updated MPs about the death of an officer inCroydon, adding: “May justice follow this heinous crime.” Commons Speaker SirLindsay Hoyle added: “It is shocking news...

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