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Croydon is a large town in South London, England, 9.3 miles (15.0 km) south of Charing Cross. Part of the London Borough of Croydon, a local government district of Greater London, it is one of the largest commercial districts in Greater London, with an extensive shopping district. 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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Third man dies after house fire in south LondonA third man has died following a house fire in Croydon, south London.
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'The whole family is broken': Murdered schoolgirl's relatives call for action on knife crimeThe family of murdered Croydon schoolgirl Elianne Andam have accused the government of not doing enough to tackle knife crime.
In one of London's most dangerous areas, being in the wrong place at the wrong time can be deadlyJaden was stabbed a couple of weeks ago while walking the streets of Croydon, south London.
Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman, 19, stabbed to death in CroydonA 19-year-old woman, believed to be an Indian national who is thought to have arrived in the UK recently, has been stabbed to death.
Stormzy joins thousands of mourners at candle-lit vigil for Croydon stabbing victimStormzy joined thousands of mourners who gathered in south London to honour the life of 15-year-old stabbing victim Elianne Andam.
Girl, 15, stabbed to deathA 15-year old girl has been stabbed to death in Croydon, the Metropolitan Police have said.
Driver cleared over Croydon tram crash which killed seven peopleThe driver in the Croydon tram disaster has been found not guilty over the crash, which killed seven people.
Croydon tram disaster driver tells court he is 'deeply sorry'The driver in the Croydon tram disaster has described to jurors the moment he "collapsed" when he was told passengers had died.
CCTV footage of officer being fatally shot at Croydon police station shown in courtA jury has been shown CCTV footage of a Met Police sergeant being fatally shot in a custody suite in Croydon, south London.
Man shot and killed Croydon sergeant with 'hidden' gun while handcuffed, trial hearsA jury has been told a man accused of murdering a Met Police sergeant at Croydon police station deliberately shot him "once to the chest at very close range".
Passengers 'flung around' during deadly Croydon tram crash, court hearsPassengers were "flung around" during a tram crash in 2016 - likened by one survivor as like being inside a "washing machine" - which killed seven people and injured 51, a court has heard.
'Too many families': How heartbreak led London's knife crime capital to turn itself aroundLast year, Croydon was given an unfortunate label - London's knife crime capital.
Memorial artwork unveiled in honour of police sergeant shot dead in custody centreA memorial artwork has been unveiled in honour of police sergeant Matt Ratana, who was shot dead at a custody centre in Croydon, south London.
Two people rescued as house collapses after fire and explosion in CroydonTwo people have been rescued as a house collapsed after a fire and explosion in Croydon, south London.
Foxes likely behind 'Croydon cat killer' mutilations, says studyFoxes were most likely to blame for many of the so-called "Croydon cat killer" mutilations, according to new research.
Croydon tram driver may have been in 'microsleep' at time of fatal crash, inquest hearsThe driver at the controls at the time of the Croydon tram crash in 2016 may have been in a "microsleep" when it happened, an inquest has heard.
Family tributes to victims of Croydon tram crash as inquest begins more than four years after tragedyThe families of seven people who were killed when a tram came off the tracks in Croydon four-and-a-half years ago have paid tribute to their loved ones at the start of an inquest into the deaths.