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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, 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 London

A third man has died following a house fire in Croydon, south London.
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Two men killed and two others seriously injured in Croydon house fire

Two men have been killed in a house fire in Croydon, police say.
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'The whole family is broken': Murdered schoolgirl's relatives call for action on knife crime

The family of murdered Croydon schoolgirl Elianne Andam have accused the government of not doing enough to tackle knife crime.
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In one of London's most dangerous areas, being in the wrong place at the wrong time can be deadly

Jaden was stabbed a couple of weeks ago while walking the streets of Croydon, south London.  
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Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman, 19, stabbed to death in Croydon

A 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.
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Stormzy joins thousands of mourners at candle-lit vigil for Croydon stabbing victim

Stormzy joined thousands of mourners who gathered in south London to honour the life of 15-year-old stabbing victim Elianne Andam.
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Girl, 15, stabbed to death

A 15-year old girl has been stabbed to death in Croydon, the Metropolitan Police have said.
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Driver cleared over Croydon tram crash which killed seven people

driver cleared over croydon tram crash which killed seven people
The driver in the Croydon tram disaster has been found not guilty over the crash, which killed seven people.
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Croydon tram disaster driver tells court he is 'deeply sorry'

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.
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CCTV footage of officer being fatally shot at Croydon police station shown in court

A jury has been shown CCTV footage of a Met Police sergeant being fatally shot in a custody suite in Croydon, south London.
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Man shot and killed Croydon sergeant with 'hidden' gun while handcuffed, trial hears

man shot and killed croydon sergeant with 'hidden' gun while handcuffed, trial hears
A 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".
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Passengers 'flung around' during deadly Croydon tram crash, court hears

passengers 'flung around' during deadly croydon tram crash, court hears
Passengers 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.
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'Too many families': How heartbreak led London's knife crime capital to turn itself around

'too many families': how heartbreak led london's knife crime capital to turn itself around
Last year, Croydon was given an unfortunate label - London's knife crime capital.
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Memorial artwork unveiled in honour of police sergeant shot dead in custody centre

memorial artwork unveiled in honour of police sergeant shot dead in custody centre
A memorial artwork has been unveiled in honour of police sergeant Matt Ratana, who was shot dead at a custody centre in Croydon, south London.
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Two people rescued as house collapses after fire and explosion in Croydon

two people rescued as house collapses after fire and explosion in croydon
Two people have been rescued as a house collapsed after a fire and explosion in Croydon, south London.
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Foxes likely behind 'Croydon cat killer' mutilations, says study

foxes likely behind 'croydon cat killer' mutilations, says study
Foxes were most likely to blame for many of the so-called "Croydon cat killer" mutilations, according to new research.
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Croydon tram driver may have been in 'microsleep' at time of fatal crash, inquest hears

The 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.
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Family tributes to victims of Croydon tram crash as inquest begins more than four years after tragedy

family tributes to victims of croydon tram crash as inquest begins more than four years after tragedy
The 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.
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