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Friday, May 27, 2016
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A man in his sixties stabbed in the face 'with a pair of scissors' this morning (Picture: Getty)

Scotland Yard say they have arrested someone after a man was viciously stabbed in the face with a pair of scissors in west London.

Friday, May 27, 2016
Michael Purcell has been jailed for life

A Cricklewood steelworker who murdered his lesbian flatmate showed his hatred of her sexuality by mutilating her genitals it has been revealed today.

Ireland
Friday, May 27, 2016
Police said men fired shots at a car in Armitage Road in Greenwich (Picture: Street View)

A young man was rushed to hospital last night after he was shot at ‘while in his car’ on a Greenwich street, Scotland Yard said.

Scotland Yard
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Armed police will patrol Brent

Armed police will be patrolling the streets of Brent following an increase in shootings in the borough.

Thursday, May 26, 2016
The mystery girl was found wandering in  the evening in Daleham Gardens

Police are trying to trace an 11-year-old girl who was discovered wandering in the street in her pyjamas saying she had run away from home.

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.

Scotland Yard
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
Police took four teenagers to an east London police station where they currently remain. Picture: PA images

A 17-year-old Dagenham boy has been arrested in relation to an acid attack at a train station which left five teenagers in hospital.

British Transport Police
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Minh Chi Lam has been jailed for sexually attacking two teenagers (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

A nail technician from Hackney who sexually assaulted two teenagers at nail salons on Amhurst Road and Mare Street has been jailed for four and a half years.

Scotland Yard
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Eleanor de Freitas was mentally ill, and her father  wants the first inquest into her death quashed so that there can be a new investigation into the Crown Prosecution Service decision to prosecute (Photo: PA Wire)

The father of a trainee accountant who killed herself days before she faced court on suspicion of making a false rape claim is fighting for a fresh inquest into her death.

High Court
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

A lorry driver has been arrested after a 25-year-old woman was killed in a cycling accident in Croydon yesterday afternoon. death of a cyclist.

Monday, May 23, 2016
Do you recognise this man? (Picture: BTP)

Two men singing Millwall FC songs punched a stranger in the face and threatened station staff at Canada Water in a “frightening outburst of violence”, British Transport Police (BTP) said today.

British Transport Police
Monday, May 23, 2016
Moses Fadairo

A butcher has described how a gangland shooting in Hackney spilled over into his shop when a gunman opened fire at a drug dealer who had sought refuge behind his counter.

UN Court
Saturday, May 21, 2016
River Lea murder under Canning Town Bridge [Google image] showing killer Saulius Urbanavicius (left) and his vitim Vaidas Sakalauskas [Met Police photos]

A homeless man has been jailed for life for the sleeping-bag murder of a fellow rough sleeper whose body was discovered in the water as the tide ran out in the Bow Creek in east London.

United Kingdom
Friday, May 20, 2016
Darren Safo went missing on Thursday (Picture: Met Police)

Today police launched an appeal to find 12-year-old Darren Safo who has gone missing in Hackney.

Friday, May 20, 2016
(Photo: Google StreetView)

Four women have been stabbed after a man went on the rampage ‘in a Sainsbury’s car park’ in Hampton, Scotland Yard confirmed.

Scotland Yard
Friday, May 20, 2016
Cox, 27, pleaded pleaded guilty to five counts of sexual activity with a child under 18 (Photo: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

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A teacher has been jailed for a year for having sex with a 16-year-old pupil she had groomed at a school in Bromley.

Met Police
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Police were called to Maitland Park Villas

Tributes have been left at the scene where a 46-year-old woman was stabbed to death in Belsize Park.

London hospital
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Soni carried out one of his attacks on the Number 5, which runs through Barking and Dagenham

A shop worker was jailed today for sexually assaulting four females on east London buses – including a 16-year-old schoolgirl.

United Kingdom
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Do you recognise this man? (Picture: BTP)

A 34-year-old man was punched in the face on a train leaving Paddington station after his attacker made ‘anti-Muslim’ comments, British Transport Police (BTP) said today.

British Transport Police
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
NewVIc college was closed becuase of a hoax bomb threat yesterday. Picture: Google street view

A teenage boy has been arrested on suspicion of making a bomb threat that caused Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) to be evacuated during the exam season.

Met Police
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Flames spread throughout the building

This footage shows the moment someone set fire to a bakery on Ballards Lane in Barnet on Monday morning.

London Fire Brigade
Monday, May 16, 2016

A 16th birthday party ended in tragedy when a teenager was stabbed to death following a petty row over a tracksuit, a court heard.

UN Court
Monday, May 16, 2016
Protestors marching on Holloway Prison to demand the prison site is replaced by council housing and community facilities (Picture: Ken Mears)

Jeremy Corbyn joined protesters for a march on Holloway Prison in protest at the government’s housing bill.

Labour
Monday, May 16, 2016
The man was shot dead in Leyton in the early hours of Saturday (Pic: Google)

A murder probe has been launched after a man was fatally shot in Leyton at the weekend.

London police
Sunday, May 15, 2016
Emergency services took the 13-year-old boy to A&E. Picture: @LAS_JRU

A 13-year-old boy was one of two people shot in Hackney last night, sparking an investigation by the Met’s gang squad.

Friday, May 13, 2016
The Manchester United team coach is pelted with beer cans before the match at Upton Park (Pic: Nick Potts/PA Wire)

Trouble erupted during the last ever match at Upton Park on Tuesday when West Ham fans pelted the Manchester United team coach with bottles and cans. Now Scotland Yard are hunting down the troublemakers.

Friday, May 13, 2016
Leshay Smith-Bulgin, 12,  has gone missing (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A 12-year-old girl called Leshay Smith-Bulgin went missing in Croydon yesterday. Can you help police find her?

Scotland Yard
Thursday, May 12, 2016
A large stretch of London Wall near Liverpool Street station was cordoned off (Picture: Glenn Horton / hhfire.com)

Large numbers of City office workers were evacuated after a ‘chemical incident’ near Liverpool Street station this afternoon.

London Fire Brigade
Thursday, May 12, 2016
George Zelonka used this umbrella to chase intruder

A teenager has told how he fought off a masked intruder who bound his wrists with cable ties at knifepoint before pulling out a plastic bag and threatening to kill him in a chilling attack which resembles the plot of a TV serial killer drama.

ITV
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Victim Marcel Addai was killed in front of his friends and neighbours (Photo: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

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Four young men are facing life behind bars for the “ferocious” gang killing of a teenager who was cut down in the street just metres from his front door in Hackney.

London
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
A suspect package on the 271 bus in Holloway Road caused the evacuation of Highbury & Islington station. Picture: Twitter/@nicolajanesharp

Police have confirmed the suspect package found on a bus in Holloway Road, causing the evacuation of Highbury & Islington station, was “non-suspcious”.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The Manchester United team coach is pelted with beer cans before the match at Upton Park (Pic: Nick Potts/PA Wire)

West Ham fans are facing life bans after trouble erupted during the last ever match at Upton Park celebrations last night.

David Sullivan
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
The assault took place in South End Green

A man was punched in the head and pushed to the ground after using a cashpoint machine in South End Green.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
A manhole caught fire leading the the closure of Leadenhall Market this morning (Picture: @Sokoprok / Twitter)

Fire crews set up a 20 metre ‘hazard zone’ in Leadenhall Market in the City this morning after a manhole cover “popped” out of the ground, exuding smoke.

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