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London’s Tubes and trains are now a little safer after police arrested 13 people for sexual offences last week – including three men accused of filming up women’s skirts.

David was a DJ in the Soca scene in north London (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A fresh appeal has been launched to find out the ‘horrifying circumstances’ which led to a part-time bus driver and DJ’s badly burned body being found under a railway arch in north London four years ago.

United Kingdom
Yesterday, 17:54
Andrew Adams, a retired teacher at Highgate Wood School pleaded guilty to a charge of buggery at Wood Green Crown Court.

A 68-year-old who groomed and sexually abused a pupil when he worked as a PE teacher in Crouch End in the 1980s has been jailed for 12 years.

London
Yesterday, 15:00
Chrissie Wellington tweeted about the theft

A brazen cycle thief was caught on camera breaking into an office in south London and stealing Ironman world champion Chrissie Wellington’s prized triathlon bike.

BBC
Yesterday, 11:24
Almost 30,000 offenders were handed a police caution last year, sometimes for serious crimes (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

The Met has been accused of ‘letting criminals off’ after figures reveal almost 30,000 cautions were handed out last year for crime including rape, arson and robbery.

London
Yesterday, 08:07
The disabled woman was attacked after she accidentally rolled over a woman's foot with her wheelchair at Victoria (Picture: Getty)

A disabled woman was abused by a man who grabbed her wheelchair and tilted it after she accidentally rode over a woman’s foot at Victoria Station.

British Transport Police
Mon, 17:10
The woman pleaded guilty to manslaughter of her four-month-old baby (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

A 19-year-old woman from Mile End has escaped jail after starving her four-month-old baby girl to death.

London
Sunday, July 20, 2014
The moped rider was stabbed in Lavender Road, Wandsworth (Picture: Google StreetView)

A moped rider was stabbed four times by a gang who robbed his vehicle during an attack on an estate in south London.

London Ambulance Service
Sunday, July 20, 2014
The cyclist was killed in the collision in Kingston Road, Merton, on Saturday morning (Picture: Google StreetView)

The driver of a car involved in a fatal collision with a cyclist in south London has been arrested suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

London Ambulance Service
Friday, July 18, 2014
The rape happened at the junction of Bugsby Way and Anchor and Hope Lane in Charlton (Pic Google Street View)

A 21-year-old woman was raped after being attacked by three men on her way from a night out in Charlton, near Greenwich in south-east London.

London
Friday, July 18, 2014
Barry John  Britton raped a three-year-old boy

A 66-year-old man who raped a three-year-old boy has been sentenced to life at Southwark Crown Court.

Thursday, July 17, 2014
CCTV images of four suspects police want to trace after attack on bus driver at Stratford on April 27

Police are appealing today for help to trace a woman and three men following an attack on a bus driver in east London.

London
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Dale Bolinger 57, arriving at Canterbury Crown Court (Gareth Fuller/PA Wire)

A nurse with a cannibalism fetish bought an axe he planned to use on a girl he believed to be just 14 years old before eating her, a court has heard.

Germany
Monday, July 14, 2014
The stabbing happened in Coniston Road, Downham. (Google Street View)

A murder investigation has been launched after fight in Downham left one man dead.

Monday, July 14, 2014
The accusations of assault, and of wishing cancer upon his estranged wife, came out at a family court case in Barnet [Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

A woman told a court how she left after her husband said he prayed that she would get cancer.

London
Monday, July 14, 2014
The Metropolitan Police are searching a back garden for human remains after an allegation that a body was buried there thirty years ago (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

This morning police have begun searching a back garden in Islington for human remains.

Monday, July 14, 2014
Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has announced that The Met has announced will now recruit its new police constables only from London to make sure they “reflect the city they serve”.

Sunday, July 13, 2014
The two cars collided at this junction of Green Lanes and Hermitage Road, before one car mounted the pavement and hit a mother and her baby daughter. [Photo from Google StreetView]

Five men have been arrested after a woman and her baby were hit by a car in Finsbury Park.

London hospital
Friday, July 11, 2014
A whopping £25million worth of cocaine was hidden in plastic bananas, among real fruit (Photo by Sandra Mu/Getty Images)

A massive haul of cocaine, thought to be worth £25million, was found by Met police officers hidden in plastic bananas shipped over from Columbia.

London police
Friday, July 11, 2014
The orginal tweets in which @MPSinthesky made their reply to @anyabokepublic [Image from Twitter]

A Twitter user has accused the Met Police of encouraging their 91,000 Twitter followers to bully her.

Metropolitan Police
Friday, July 11, 2014
Hitman Jamie Marsh-Smith, convicted of murdering Zafer Eren. Picture: Metropolitan Police

A hitman named after Freddy Kreuger, the deranged character in the Nightmare on Elm Street horror films, has today been convicted of shooting dead a Turkish gang boss then trying to bump off the getaway driver from the hit.

Friday, July 11, 2014
The luxury hotel is a London landmark  (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

It seemed like a unique crime: moped-riding thugs descended on the Dorchester, one of London’s most luxurious hotels, and smashed their way through glass cases with sledgehammers, stealing thousands of pounds’ worth of jewellery.

Metropolitan Police
Thursday, July 10, 2014
The Mayor of London said that three 23-year-old water cannon had arrived in the UK from germany and were being refurbished at a secret location (Picture via Getty Images)

Boris Johnson has confirmed that the crowd control water cannon he has bought for the Met have been shipped to the UK and are being prepared for use.

Boris Johnson
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Kella lured his victim to the flat of a known drug user in the Little Venice area before tying him up and attacking him with a dumbbell and a knife  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

A man has been jailed after he kidnapped, tortured and threatened to kill a man he believed owed him money.

Thursday, July 10, 2014
The suspect is white, in his 40s or 50s, with short spiky hair and chubby cheeks. He was wearing a grey suit and spoke with an English accent [e-fit from British Transport Police]

Police have released an e-fit to help catch a predator who seriously sexually assaulted a man on a Tube train.

British Transport Police
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Zach Zeto targeted a blind passenmger for his iPhone and then made him draw out to cash to get it back (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

A thief stole a blind man’s iPhone and forced him to travel to a cash point to pay to get it back in what police called a ‘terrifying ordeal’.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
The Deen brother have been jailed for 50 years after raping and robbing two prostitutes (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Two brothers who raped and robbed two prostitutes at gun-point in Lewisham have been jailed for a total of 50 years at the Old Bailey today.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Tents were erected to preserve evidence as Hammersmith and Fulham Police investigated [Picture courtesy of @misstew]

Police are investigating after a man suffered serious injuries in an incident on Harrow Road.

London hospital
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Do you know this man? (Picture: British Transport Police)

Police are keen to speak to this man in connection with a sexual assault during rush hour on a train between Stratford and Ilford stations.

British Transport Police
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
The dramatic crash happened at this junction in Peckham [Picture from Google StreetView]

Woman knocked down by ‘stolen car’ in police chase

London Ambulance Service
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
A picture, taken on a bystander's head-cam, of the man has been released by police (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A man pretended to come to the rescue of a badly injured motorcyclist but instead robbed him as he lay bleeding in the road after a crash in west London.

London Ambulance Service
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Nawal Msaad arrives at the Old Bailey this morning (Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire)

A young woman from London was caught with a stash of €20,000 in her knickers as she prepared to board a flight to Istanbul from Heathrow.

Turkey
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Police are hoping to speak to this man in connection with the two robberies

This CCTV image shows a man police want to talk to after two children were mugged in a subway in east London.

London
Monday, July 7, 2014
The brutal attack took place in Morley's  fried chicken shop in Brixton (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Four youth workers smashed a man in the face with a brick then repeatedly kicked him and jumped on his head in a ‘ferocious’ attack in a Brixton chicken shop.

UN Court
Monday, July 7, 2014
Gary Clarence with his three-year-old twins Ben and Max before their deaths at the hands of their mother Tania

A mother has admitted killing her three young disabled children at their home in New Malden, but denied murdering them at an emotional court appearance this morning

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A million passengers are expected to fly out from London airports this weekend (Picture via Getty Images)

Expect travel chaos this weekend as almost one million Londoners are expected to fly out from the capital, with roads and railways also expected to be jam-packed as the summer getaway begins.

17 minutes ago
Three unconnected attacks occurred at Green Park Tube. [Picture courtesy of Sunil060902 and Wikimedia Commons]

London’s Tubes and trains are now a little safer after police arrested 13 people for sexual offences last week – including three men accused of filming up women’s skirts.

Frank Dobson is set to quit to quit as an MP for Holborn and St Pancras at the next election (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Frank Dobson, the veteran Labour MP for Holborn and St Pancras, has confirmed he is quitting politics at the 2015 general election.

David was a DJ in the Soca scene in north London (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A fresh appeal has been launched to find out the ‘horrifying circumstances’ which led to a part-time bus driver and DJ’s badly burned body being found under a railway arch in north London four years ago.

Yesterday, 15:13
The cyclist was killed by a lorry in Richmond (Photo by Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

A cyclist has died this afternoon from injuries sustained in a crash with a bin lorry in Richmond during rush-hour yesterday morning.

Yesterday, 09:14
The 174 bus collided with a house in Harold Hill (Picture by Dani Walsh)

A double-decker bus rolled backwards down a hill and crashed into a house in east London yesterday afternoon.

Yesterday, 15:00
Chrissie Wellington tweeted about the theft

A brazen cycle thief was caught on camera breaking into an office in south London and stealing Ironman world champion Chrissie Wellington’s prized triathlon bike.

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