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London stabbing: Murder investigation launched after attack in Willesden in broad daylight

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Officers were called by London Ambulance to reports of an attack in High Road, Willesden Green, at 5.11pm this evening. They discovered a man aged in his 40s suffering from stab wounds. However, he died at the scene.

No arrests have been made.

The Met Police said in a statement: “A murder investigation has been launched following a fatal stabbing in Willesden.

“Police were called by London Ambulance Service at 5.11pm on Thursday, April 29, to a report of a man suffering from stab wounds on High Road, NW10. Officers attended.

“Despite the best efforts of the emergency services, the man, aged 40, was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after.

“Work is ongoing to formally identify him and police are in the process of locating and informing his next of kin.

“A crime scene is in place and the public can expect to see an increased police presence in the area.

“Enquiries are ongoing and there have been no arrests.

“Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 5109/29Apr.

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Brent MPS tweeted that police were given extra stop and search powers this evening.

They said the powers were brought in through a Section 60 Order following a “serious incident in the area”.

Areas, where the order was put in place, included Willesden Green, Dollis Hill, Brondesbury, Brondesbury Park, Harlesden, Church End, and Neasden.

It comes after a 13-year-old boy was stabbed in another incident in Parsonage Street near Island Gardens’ DLR station, on the Isle of Dogs, in East London, this morning

He is reported to have been on his way to George Green School when he suffered multiple stab wounds.

A statement from the Met Police said: “Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 8.50am on Thursday, April 29 to reports of a stabbing on Parsonage Street, E14.

“Officers and London’s Air Ambulance attended.

“A 13-year-old boy was found suffering from stab injuries. He has been taken to an east London hospital; we await an update on his condition.

“A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

“He remains in custody at an east London police station.”

In another separate incident this evening, a stabbing is also believed to have taken place in Dagenham. 

Images of the scene show a road blocked by two cars and also a police car as officers attended the scene. 

Spotify just launched a brand-new way to listen, but UK subscribers miss out

You just need to use the ‘Hey Spotify’ wake phrase and then ask for a song, album, artist, playlist, station or podcast.

Other voice commands you can call upon for quick access to some new tunes while you drive include…

• Hey Spotify, play rock

• Hey Spotify, play my favourites

• Hey Spotify, shuffle today’s Top Hits

The Car Thing also features four preset buttons, so you can quickly get access to your most listened to content – such as the latest episode of the podcast you’re binging, playlists you often belt out or songs from your favourite artists.

If you like the sounds of Spotify’s first foray into hardware there are a few important things you need to know.

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Fundraising page launched for Texas DPS trooper shot multiple times on Friday night

MEXIA, Texas (KXAN) — An online fundraiser has been launched to support Chad Walker, the Texas DPS trooper who was shot on Friday night, and his family.

Walker was shot multiple times after he stopped to help the driver of a disabled vehicle on FM 2838 outside Mexia, northeast of Waco, DPS said.

Walker was taken to a hospital in Waco where he is in a critical condition.

A GoFundMe page[1] created for Walker, a father-of-four, and his family raised more than $ 12,000 as of 3 p.m. on Sunday.

It was created by Kara Hardin, who wrote on the page that she had the family’s permission to collect donations, which she said will be used for medical and travel needs.

After the shooting, DPS launched a Blue Alert for the suspect, 36-year-old DeArthur Pinson, Jr.,

Blue Alerts are issued for people who are accused of killing or seriously injuring a law enforcement officer. The alert was canceled when Pinson was found dead on Saturday evening.

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Andrea Bocelli son Matteo: Stunning first time he sang for special mentor 'He launched me'

To have David Foster’s seal of approval is priceless in the music industry.

He hasn’t just produced many of Andrea’s blockbusting albums and filmed concerts over the years. He has delivered major hits for stars like Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion and Whitney Houston.

It’s hard to stress his importance, as much for his producing skills as for his eye for talent. David spotted young Irish group The Corrs and produced their debut album, as well as star-making ones for Josh Groban and Michael Bublé.

He was involved in American Idol (eventually marrying contestant Katherine McPhee) and has won 16 Grammys.

Yet Matteo has known him since he was a child and regards him as “family.”

Amazon Warehouse gaming sale launched: PS5, Xbox, PS4 and Switch games get BIG savings

With a few of the best deals around we’ve only seen a handful of stock left so if you like the sound of any of the Amazon Warehouse deals – or are just looking for a bargain in general – it’s best to act sooner rather than later.

Discussing the sale, Amazon said: “From March 22, 2021, 12:00 am to March 31, 2021, 11:59 pm, Amazon customers get 30 percent discount of selected products from Amazon Warehouse. The discount will be automatically deducted at checkout. All participating products can be found in this store. The offer can not be combined with other promotional offers.”

If you’re unfamiliar with Amazon Warehouse, the important thing to know is items that are on sale aren’t brand spanking news. But the products undergo “rigorous” testing to ensure items are in “like-new” condition.

As Amazon explains: “Amazon Warehouse resells millions of like-new, open-box, and pre-owned items that have been returned by customers at a great discount.”

The retail giant adds: “Smart shoppers can find great deals on millions of quality used products at Amazon Warehouse. All items are inspected and graded using Amazon’s rigorous 20-point quality inspection process and sold at a discount. Purchases are Prime-eligible and backed by Amazon’s 30-day return policy and award-winning customer service.”

In case you’re wondering, here are some of the best gaming deals from the Amazon Warehouse sale…

First super-fast 5G network launched in Russia

Russian telecom operator MTS has announced that some of its customers will be able to access the company’s first 5G network in more than a dozen areas around the Russian capital.

The ultra-fast network is set to cover such popular Moscow sites as Gorky Park, an area around Moscow State University (MSU), as well as the Moscow City International Business Center among others. 5G coverage includes a total of 14 zones, and is set to be further expanded in the near future, according to MTS. A similar network covering around 10 areas will be launched in St. Petersburg this summer.
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“After multiple tests and trial versions in the 5G area, our company has launched the first mass-scale pilot fifth-generation network in Russia, which is available to thousands of our clients in real-life conditions,” MTS President Alexey Kornya said on Friday as cited by the media.

The new-generation network will enable users to download data with speeds up to 1.5 gigabits per second. It means that an average film (with a file size of around 10 gigabytes) can be downloaded in less than one minute. Apart from fast mobile internet, in the future 5G networks are meant to help to develop the transport system and improve security in the city, MTS said. 
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However, not all MTS customers can try the 5G network. The operator plans to send invitations to some of its clients when they are close to one of the 5G zones. 

Russia aims to become one of the leading 5G countries globally as it wants to roll out the super-fast network in at least ten big cities by 2024, business daily RBC earlier reported. According to the plan, five million people will be able to access the network by that time. In less than a decade, by 2030, more than a third of the Russian population is expected to switch to 5G, with the user base set to increase tenfold and reach 50 million people.

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