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Yesterday, 11:41

Tommy Main, 23, was at a sixteenth birthday party at a home in The Nursery on Sunday June 29 before he died of a heart attack.

Yesterday, 09:20
The incident took place on Black's Road on Sunday December 7 around 1.30pm [Photograph from Google StreetView]

Police are appealing for witnesses to an ‘altercation’ that left a 14-year-old girl with facial injuries.

London hospital
Tue, 12:11
A police car at the crime scene on Westow Hill [Photograph by Westow House]

Three men attempted to rob the Barclays bank on Westow Hill near Crystal Palace this morning.

Mon, 16:21
Pensioner Geoffrey Lederman ploughed into mother Desreen Brooks at 54mph(Google Street View)

An 85-year-old from Maida Vale who ploughed his car into a mother at 54mph, killing her in front of her husband and toddler has been jailed for 18 months.

Mon, 15:01
Jason Oparaocha has been jailed for nine months

A Harlesden man who attacked two city workers when one of them tried to chat up his friend will spend Christmas in jail.

Mon, 14:27
A murder investigation was launched after police were called to reports of a man stabbed at Lumley Flats in Pimlico Road (Picture: Google Streetview)

Two people have now been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a man at the Lumley Flats in Pimlico Road on Friday.

Homicide and Major Crime Command
Mon, 11:46
Officers would like to speak to this man (Pic credit: Brent Police)

Police have released the image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a pub fight in Neasden which has left a peacemaker in a coma.

Mon, 08:10
A man performed an indecent act at South Woodford Tube station (Picture: Google Streetview/British Transport Police)

An appeal has been launched after a man performed an indecent act in front of a woman on a Central Line Tube train when he got on at South Woodford station.

British Transport Police
Mon, 07:34
Actor and director Adam Deacon has been charged with harassment (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

Award-winning actor and director Adam Deacon has been charged with harassment, say police.

Friday, December 19, 2014
The three teenagers were found guilty of killing Paul Thrower with an axe at a block of flats in Hayes (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Three 18-year-olds have been jailed for their part in a “wicked and unnecessary” axe and knife attack reminiscent of The Shining. An unnamed 17-year-old was cleared of involvement.

Friday, December 19, 2014
The Met have released images of 12 people wanted over burglaries and violent offences (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Images of 12 of London’s most wanted have been released by the Met as it launches a Christmas crackdown on evasive suspects.

London
Friday, December 19, 2014
Alison Morrison was stabbed near her home in Harrow yesterday morning (Picture: Google Streetview)

A woman stabbed to death outside her home in west London was allegedly locked in a bitter dispute over a shared driveway with her neighbour, who has been arrested on suspicion of her murder.

Friday, December 19, 2014
Police believe this woman can help in their investigation [Photograph from BTP]

Police want to speak to the woman in this photograph after a 23-year-old man was subjected to a ‘prolonged verbal tirade’ by a woman on the Metropolitan Line.

British Transport Police
Friday, December 19, 2014
George Alexander Pikounius is charged with two counts of attempted abduction.

A Wood Green man will be spending the festive period behind bars after being charged with the attempted abduction of two teenage schoolgirls.

Thursday, December 18, 2014
Police believe this man has information that can help them in their enquiries [Photographs from British Transport Police]

Police are appealing to the public to help them catch a pervert who struck on trains travelling through Hackney Downs and Walthamstow, and believe the man in these pictures can help them.

British Transport Police
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Police believe the deaths of three young boys could be linked to a Westminster paedophile ring

The Met are investigating the alleged murder of three young boys which they believe are linked to a Westminster paedophile ring which operated in Pimlico during the late 1970s and early 80s.

London
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Mohamed Ali may be deported back to Holland after his release [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A man who cruelly pretended to befriend a Christmas reveller so he could rob him of over £8,000 has been jailed.

Christmas party
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Fabric club in Charterhouse Street

One of the most famous clubs in the world faces closure after a spate of drug-related deaths on the premises.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The Metropolitan Police said McKoy hit his partner in the head with a hammer at least 17 times [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A Hackney man has been found guilty of battering his ex-partner to death with a hammer and slashing his baby daughter’s throat – whilst her elder daughter overheard the horrific events on the phone.

UN Court
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Do you recognise this man? British Transport Police want to speak to him [Photograph from BTP]

British Transport Police want to speak the man in this photo after a woman was sexually assaulted as she slept on a train between Liverpool Street and Witham.

British Transport Police
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Lisley Deeble who was the victim of a robbery at her home in South Close. The robber was wearing a Royal Mail outfit and pushed in through the door (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

When a robber dressed as a postman pushed in through her front door, raised a hammer and told her to “shush”, all Lisley Deeble could think of was the safety of her two-year-old granddaughter who was in the house with her.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Cockroaches behind refrigeration units

Cockroaches, mice droppings, hobs covered in fat and food left to cool next to bags of rubbish are some of the findings that prompted environmental health officers to shut down this filthy Chinese take-away kitchen.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Anton Page estate agents, which suffred a ram raid on Monday night

A late night smash and grab was foiled when Good Samaritan neighbours used unusual tactics to scare the thieves away.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The attack took place in the bin area (Picture: Google Streetview)

A man has been charged with the rape of a 17-year-old girl in Binsey Walk on Tuesday December 9.

London
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Aravindan Balakrishnan has been charged with 25 offences including four counts of rape (Picture: ITV News)

Aravindan Balakrishnan, a Maoist activist who was arrested in Lambeth in November 2013, appeared in court today for 25 offences, including rape, child cruelty, and false imprisonment over 33 years.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Christopher John Barry died on Sunday evening [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A 13-year-old boy has appeared in court today accused of stabbing a man to death in Edmonton on Sunday evening.

Homicide and Major Crime Command
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
MP Eric Joyce denies that he is

MP Eric Joyce has been charged with two counts of common assault and one count of criminal damage.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
[Photograph from City of London Police]

City of London Police have released an image of man wanted for two incidents of indecent exposure on London buses.

London Police
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
A man in a Santa costume, as in this library photo, is rumoured to be approaching children (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Concerns that a man dressed as Santa Claus is attempting to abduct children in Havering are being investigated by police

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Officers have released an image of a man they wish to speak with following a sexual assault at London Bridge Underground station (Picture: British Transport Police)

An appeal has been launched after a woman was subjected to a ‘serious sexual assault’ as she walked through London Bridge Tube station.

British Transport Police
Monday, December 15, 2014
BlackRock director Jonathan Paul Burrows was caught by inspectors at Cannon Street station last year (Picture: Google Streetview)

A City worker who dodged train fares of more than £40,000 by systematically failing to buy the right ticket has been struck off from working in the financial services industry.

British Transport Police
Monday, December 15, 2014
Six men appeared in court on terror charges in London this morning (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Six men appeared in court this morning charged with Syria-related terrorism and fraud offences after arrests by officers at addresses across London and at Dover.

Sunday, December 14, 2014
David West was found dead in his home behind Jermyn Street in Piccadilly (Google Street View)

David West, 70, a nightclub owner has been named as the pensioner allegedly stabbed to death by his son in Mayfair.

Sunday, December 14, 2014
Dennis Pinner, 49, of Vauxhall, was arrested by police following an explosion in Kennington Park

A Vauxhall man who set off an explosion in Kennington Park and made harddrive and shoe bombs has been jailed for 40 months.

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Thieves stole items which would be sold to raise money for Christmas presents for sick children

Heartless thieves burgled a warehouse belonging to the Shooting Star Chase hospice for extremely sick children and stole items due to be sold off to raise funds.

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Yesterday, 13:08
Many people have left London for the festive period (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Christmas travel is well underway, with up to four million people going abroad over the festive period December 19 to January 3.

Yesterday, 11:41
Tommy Main died after a party in Erith, leaving behind a three-year-old daughter  [Image from YouTube]

Tommy Main, 23, was at a sixteenth birthday party at a home in The Nursery on Sunday June 29 before he died of a heart attack.

Yesterday, 10:46
The building off Trafalgar Square has lain empty since last year [Photograph from Google StreetView]

A group of squatters calling themselves ‘Love Activists’ have taken over an abandoned bank on Trafalgar Square as part of a housing protest - but are now facing eviction.

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Around 25 per cent of the population self-identity as having no religion yet still enjoy the fun of Christmas (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

It’s Christmas time. We know this by the light-adorned streets, the mobility hazard posed by boxes of Quality Street, Roses and Celebrations in every supermarket’s entrance and, of course, the incessant radio-plays of Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You.

Thursday, November 27, 2014
The main room at the Museum of Comedy (Pic: Steve Ullathorne)

This week I visited the Museum of Comedy located at the corner of Museum Street and Bloomsbury Way in the crypt under St George’s Church.

Thursday, November 27, 2014
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