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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Operation Viper will see more armed police on London's streets  (Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Armed police patrols will target gun crime hotspots across the capital after a rise in the number of shootings, as Scotland Yard says there are more guns on the streets.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Medics and firefighters at the scene of the blast in Stamford Hill yesterday (Picture: @999London)

The 30-year-old man who died following a catastrophic blast in a Stamford Hill flat has been named locally as Tony Greatrix.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Here's how the shiny new trains look on the outside (Photo: Thameslink)

Spacious new Thameslink trains have been revealed – and you can see inside them here.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The woman was critically injured on Oxford Street near Bond Street Tube station yesterday (Picture: Google)

A woman is fighting for her life after an accident involving a bus near Bond Street Tube station.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Thet Stade Bollaert-Delelis in Lens, France. There will be a 24-hour alcohol ban during the tournament. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Up to 500,000 British football fans - many from London - are expected to travel to France for Euro 2016, police have said as they warned that around a quarter of a million do not have tickets.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The Blackwall Tunnel has reopened following a massive fuel spill yesterday

The Blackwall Tunnel has reopened after a huge fuel spill closed the road for 20 hours, causing chaos for motorists.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Hundreds of steelworkers are expected to march through London today (Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire)

Hundreds of steelworkers will stage a march through central London today to highlight the crisis in their industry as a shortlist of bidders was being drawn up for the UK assets of Tata.

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Xhaka will be involved at Euro 2016 (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal have agreed a deal to sign Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka and released a gallery of their newest man in their new home shirt for the first time.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
England's Harry Kane celebrates scoring his sides first goal of the match against Turkey (Nick Potts)

Harry Kane’s soaring confidence has not been dented by his penalty miss against Turkey.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Xhaka explores his new London Colney home (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Granit Xhaka has spoken of his delight at securing a move to Arsenal from Borussia Munchengladbach but says he has nothing but happy memories of his time in Germany.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
West Ham legend Tony Cottee

Our West Ham columnist says the season has been an eight out of 10

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Harriet Dart

West Hampstead’s Harriet Dart won her first $25,000 doubles title on Saturday.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Beth Potter (right) is pursued by her British rivals Kate Avery and Jessica Andrews (second from left), who eventually won the race on the Parliament Hill athletics track. Pic: Mark Shearman

Former world record-holder Dave Bedford says Highgate Harriers’ Night of the 10,000m PBs is a “fascinating event” which is “of great value” to the world of athletics.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Wayne Burnett lost his role as Dagenham & Redbridge manager in December (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Young defender disappointed that boss, who gave him his debut, was removed during season

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
(Photo: YouTube/Muriel Comedy

We love this skit from Muriel Comedy, which introduces us to the Tube lines as Metropolitan prepares to go part-time.

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