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Friday, September 4, 2015

A 39-year-old man has died after sustaining serious head wounds in a vicious fight inside London Victoria station.

Friday, September 4, 2015
Insulting comments sent to prospective deputy Labour party leader Stella Creasy included 'you look like an alien egg' (Picture: YouTube)

‘She looks like she’s had more c**ks than hot dinners’ is just one of the charming emails Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy has received during her campaign to become deputy Labour leader. Watch her read them out to camera here.

Thursday, September 3, 2015
A paramilitary police officer carries the lifeless body of Aylan Kurdi, 3, after a number of migrants died and a smaller number were reported missing after boats carrying them to the Greek island of Kos capsized. Picture: AP Photo/DHA/PA Images

A tweet from the account of Wimbledon UKIP candidate Peter Bucklitsch caused outrage today by stating Aylan Kurdi ‘died because his parents were greedy for the good life in Europe’.

Thursday, September 3, 2015
Natalia Czekaj was stabbed seven times

A plumber who sawed off his girlfriend’s head with a breadknife in north London has managed to escape a murder trial - because he is an alcoholic.

Sport

Saturday, September 5, 2015

QPR striker Charlie Austin admits he had regular talks with his agent and Chris Ramsey over a summer move but didn’t want his head turned.

Saturday, September 5, 2015
Paul Pogba, Juventus (Andrew Matthews/PA Wire)

The window may be closed but the fall-out continues from a busy summer. Here is our handy round-up.

Saturday, September 5, 2015
Ravel Morrison of SS Lazio   (Photo by Dino Panato/Getty Images)

Lazio midfielder Ravel Morrison is more than happy in Rome despite reports of a transfer request handed in before the transfer window closed.

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Transport

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Planned Tube strikes have been called off as talks continue (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

The Tube strikes planned for September 8 and September 10 have been called off by the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT).

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Waterloo passengers face severe delays this morning (Picture: Getty)

Waterloo commuters will have to deal with ‘major delays’ until 4pm today after a signalling problem between Wimbledon and Earlsfield.

Old London

Quirky London

Thursday, September 3, 2015
Charlie the parrot

A parrot owner is suffering “off the scale” stress after losing his pet of 22 years in Islington on Saturday evening.

A view of London including the 'ugliest building in the UK',  the Walkie Talkie (on the left) (Picture: PA Images)

The City of London skyscraper nicknamed the Walkie Talkie has won a bitter-tasting first prize in an annual competition to name the UK’s ugliest building.

Entertainment

Quizzes

Football mascots from the UK in action (Photo by Mike Finn-Kelcey/Getty Images)

Try our mascot quiz, featuring some of the strangest characters in all of football.

From Peckham to Greenwich, prove how much you know. CLICK TO PLAY: How Well Do You Know South East London Postcodes?

The Spice Girls wowed us with their comeback at the Olympic closing ceremony (Photo: Stu Forster/Getty Images)

It seems like pop groups are like zombies nowadays - just when you think they’re gone forever, a nineties band will rise from the grave and wander into the 21st century: CLICK HERE TO PLAY

Competitions

Thursday, September 3, 2015

MyOffers are giving you that chance to win an amazing Samsung 55” Curve HD TV.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Get ready to take in the beautiful sights of London from above!

Are you always seeking unique ways to see your favourite city? This one is for you.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Shop till you drop!

Home to top name brands at great prices, TK Maxx is more like a treasure hunt than a shop. Perfect for grabbing a bargain or some hidden gems, you arm yourself with a trolley and go wild.

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