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Day: November 23, 2019

Twitter hails brave Muslim woman on Tube
Featured, United Kingdom

Twitter hails brave Muslim woman on Tube

    A Muslim woman has been hailed as "incredibly brave" after she confronted a man over his antisemitic rant at a Jewish father and son on the Tube. British Transport Police are investigating the incident which happened on the Northern Line in north London at around noon on Friday. Footage posted online showed a man reading a Bible passage with a quote about "the synagogue of Satan" as he leaned towards the little boy, before accusing Jews of being "imposters" who started the slave trade. When a male passenger confronts him, the man says "Get out of my face. I will smack you right in your nose" before making further threats and swearing. Filmmaker Chris Atkins, who posted footage of the incident on Twitter after asking the Jewish father's permission, told Sky News th...
Police appeal after man ‘shot’ in Whitechapel dies
Featured, London

Police appeal after man ‘shot’ in Whitechapel dies

    A murder investigation has been launched after a man believed to have been shot in the head in east London died in hospital. The victim, 40, was found collapsed with a head wound in Nelson Street, Whitechapel, shortly after 10.30pm on Tuesday. He was taken to hospital but died on Thursday. Detectives previously said the injury to his head was thought to have been caused by a bullet, but are waiting for a post-mortem to be carried out to confirm the cause of death. The man's family have been told. Detective Inspector Perry Benton said: "We're still in the early stages of our investigation but it is imperative that anyone with information regarding the incident contacts us as soon as possible. "I am looking to speak to anyone who was in the area that Tuesday night...