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Friday, February 12, 2016
Undated handout file photo issued by the Crown Prosecution Service of Tarik Hassane, one of the men accused of plotting to use a moped in a series of Islamic State-inspired drive-by shootings in London, who has dramatically changed his plea. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday February 12, 2016. The first defendant, Tarik Hassane, 22, admitted conspiracy to murder and preparation of terrorist acts as the defence was about to start in the Old Bailey trial. See PA story COURTS Terror. Photo credit should read: Crown Prosecution Service/PA Wire

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A 22-year-old accused of planning to use a moped in a series of Islamic State-inspired drive-by shootings in London has dramatically changed his plea at the Old Bailey today.

Friday, February 12, 2016
Simpson-Kent was captured in Ghana after fleeing the UK following the death of his partner Sian Blake and their two children (Photo: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire)

Sian Blake’s partner has been charged with the murders of the ex-EastEnders actress and their two children, police have said.

Friday, February 12, 2016
A property is on fire in Chevening Road (Pic: Francis Henry)

Fire crews have been called to reports of a ‘service duct’ exploding on a street in Kensal Rise this afternoon.

Friday, February 12, 2016
Frost caused disruption to Southern and Southeastern trains this morning  (File photo: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Thousands of passengers between Kent and London were left frustrated this morning after a cold snap caused some frost.

Friday, February 12, 2016
Lorna Downing in the Vagina Monologues (Picture:  Peter Jones)

A play bringing taboo female topics like menstruation and vaginal discharge out into the open, will raise money for East London women’s charity Nia, which works to end violence against women.

Friday, February 12, 2016
Police are keen to identify this man (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Police are asking south London women to be vigilant if travelling alone and on foot in the early hours, after three women were attacked within four miles of each other.

Thursday, February 11, 2016
Police are investigating attempted child abductions

A man has been charged after reports that a number of schoolchildren were approached by someone impersonating a police officer in Hornsey.

Sport

Waztford's Nathan Ake and Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha in action (Paul Harding/PA Wire)

Emmanuel Adebayor’s first goal for Crystal Palace was not enough as Alan Pardew’s Eagles extended their winless run in the Premier League to 10 games with a 2-1 defeat to Watford.

Crystal Palace's Emmanuel Adebayor in action (Paul Hardin/PA Wire)

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew believes that Emmanuel Adebayor’s first goal in a Palace shirt is important for the club going forward after Saturday’s 2-1 defeat to Watford.

Saturday, February 13, 2016
West Ham United's Mark Noble celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game during the Barclays Premier League match at Carrow Road, Norwich.

Hammers star Dimitri Payet inspired the team to come back from two goals down at Carrow Road

Saturday, February 13, 2016
Yoann Barbet of Brentford looks on after being sent off  (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Brentford manager Dean Smith believes the referee made a poor decision to send off Yoann Barbet in the 4-0 defeat to Sheffield Wednesday.

Saturday, February 13, 2016
Dimitri Payet of West Ham United scores his team's first goal against Norwich (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic was delighted to see star man Dimitri Payet tied down to a new long-term contract so quickly this week.

Saturday, February 13, 2016
Leicester City's Jamie Vardy and Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny battle for the ball (Paul Harding/PA Wire)

Arsenal host Leicester on Sunday hoping to cut the Foxes’ five-point lead at the top of the Barclays Premier League.

Saturday, February 13, 2016
Arsenal's Gabriel Paulista celebrates scoring (John Walton/PA Wire)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says defender Gabriel is still struggling to grasp the English language.

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Friday, February 12, 2016
Frost caused disruption to Southern and Southeastern trains this morning  (File photo: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Thousands of passengers between Kent and London were left frustrated this morning after a cold snap caused some frost.

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Thursday, February 11, 2016
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A 17-year-old girl has described her horror at finding a fly in her sandwich - after she had eaten most of it.

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Friday, February 12, 2016
Champagne experience

This Valentine’s Day, the Coca-Cola London Eye is the perfect destination for lovebirds, offering a range of romantic experiences from Friday 12th February - Sunday 14th February 2016.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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