Shootings and stabbings

Police are investigating a shooting and a separate stabbing in London as a weekend of Bank Holiday weekend violence continued.

Officers were called to the first incident at 4.38pm, a stabbing, in Leytonstone Road, Stratford, where a victim - aged 17 - was taken to hospital.

Shortly after at 4.50pm, police were called to a shooting in John Williams Close, New Cross Gate. The victim, a 30-year-old man, is being treated at the scene and remains in a critical condition.

The incidents come in the wake of a shooting the day before in which a 13-year-old and 15-year-old were injured after being shot in Harrow.

Surge in knife crime pushes London's murder rate beyond New York's

London police have investigated more murders than their New York counterparts over the past two months, statistics show, and the British capital's mayor is vowing to fight what he calls a "violent scourge" on the streets.

There were 15 murders in London in February, against 14 in New York, according to London's Metropolitan Police Service and the New York Police Department. For March, 22 murders were investigated in London, with 21 reports in New York.

Wild West London: Sixty moped attacks a day, a woman fights for life after mugging and drug crime on the rise as cops hunt for Michael McIntyre gang

Britain is in the grip of a violent crime wave as thugs run riot on mopeds and motorbikes.

Shocking figures released yesterday show the armed thieves are striking more than 60 times every day.

In a chilling illustration of the crisis, a young woman was fighting for her life last night after her mobile was snatched by moped-riding thieves. And a motorcycle gang targeted yet another luxury store in London yesterday.

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Corporate Welfare and Backdoor Deals

I am 100% against corporate welfare.

You know, these subsidies and loans granted by the government to companies...

I think it's a waste of money.

We should cut taxes for all businesses, instead of aiding some at the expense of others.

That being said, as long as these subsidies exist, we should, at the very least, make sure that they’re managed transparently.

That is not the case today.

Government loan repayment agreements are secret.

And I know why they are. It’s because there are so many exceptions to these agreements that companies often never repay.

When I was Industry Minister, we made those agreements public as well as the balance that remained to be paid for each loan and each company