Far From the capital’s epicentre of luxury boutique smash and grabs and moped-enabled muggings, no flashing blue lights or armed detectives attended Abib Hussein’s burgled business address for over 24 hours even though £200,000 in cash had been stolen.
It was while working as a BBC cameraman in 1956 that late Michael Bond alighted on the idea of writing a book after spotting a small bear in a Paddington shop window. The Paddington movie franchise has since become an international blockbuster.
Emilio Guerrero-Sepulveda was a bespectacled, smartly-dressed and well-groomed middle-aged man who looked more like a businessman than a globetrotting criminal who wreaked havoc at airport arrival lounges, hotel lobbies, West End luxury boutiques and several west London suburbs.
Princess Diana could have had her pick of fashionable dining establishments in and around her Kensington Palace residence but she instead found her way to a tiny nondescript eatery in Notting Hill, west London.
Why You Won’t See Tonnes of Concrete Barriers at this year’s Notting Hill carnival as Police explore new forms of technology to track crime, prevent terrorism and keep Londoners including tourists safe.