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Yesterday, 19:29

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’.

Yesterday, 17:39
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.

Yesterday, 09:55
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
Yesterday, 09:46
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
Yesterday, 07:36
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
Tue, 16:04
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
Tue, 14:34
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.

Tue, 09:42
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.

Mon, 17:57
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
Mon, 14:31
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

Mon, 11:27
Police believe the shooting took place inside a residential prtoperty in Kingsdown Avenue, Croydon (Picture: Google Streetview)

A man and a woman were shot at a house in Croydon in the early hours of Sunday morning, with officers from the Met’s gang unit appealing for information.

London Ambulance Service
Mon, 09:18
The July 7 memorial in Hyde Park being cleaned after it was defaced just hours before survivors and bereaved families gather to commemorate the attacks (Picture: James Banks/London Live/PA Wire


The 7/7 memorial in Hyde Park was daubed with graffiti in a sickening attack.

Mon, 07:48
Adam Hird was a qualified private pilot and was engaged to be married

Police are trying to find a woman they believed filmed an incident which led to the death of 30-year-old Adam Hird outside No.65 bar in Vauxhall.

London Ambulance Service
Sunday, July 6, 2014
The attack took place in Parson Street in Hendon, north London (Picture: Google Streetview)

An IT engineer has been charged with the murder of a man stabbed to death in Hendon in broad daylight.

Sunday, July 6, 2014
Vanessa Feltz and Linda Nolan claim Rolf Harris assaulted them

Paedophile Rolf Harris also sexually assaulted singer Linda Nolan and TV presenter Vanessa Feltz, it has been claimed.

Scotland Yard
Friday, July 4, 2014
Mounted Police officers will patrol around the St James Park 'fan zone' to direct spectators and provide security  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

The Met will be using police officers to control the crowds and have warned people to watch out for pickpockets ahead of the Tour de France.

Friday, July 4, 2014
Ponnamperuma groped a woman on a Tube train (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

A Walthamstow man had been placed on the Sex Offenders Register after he sexually assaulted one women on a Tube train and another on a London bus.

British Transport Police
Friday, July 4, 2014
The crash took place at the junction of the A406 North Circular and Warwick Road in Haringey last night (Picture: Google Streetview)

A motorcyclist was killed after he collided with a pick-up truck followed by a white van on the North Circular in Haringey last night.

London Ambulance Service
Friday, July 4, 2014
Con-man Frank 'Fizzy' Onyeachonam, from Canning Town, has been jailed for eight and a half years (Picture: National Crime Agency)

A con-man known as ‘Fizzy’ because of his love for high-end champagne defrauded elderly and vulnerable victims out of vast sums of money to fuel his luxury lifestyle.

Friday, July 4, 2014
The attack took place in Parson Street in Hendon, north London, yesterday afternoon (Picture: Google Streetview)

Four people including two teenage girls have been arrested after a man was stabbed to death in broad daylight in north London during a suspected street robbery.

London Ambulance Service
Thursday, July 3, 2014
The suspected murder took place at Geffrye Court in Hackney, where a woman (not pictured) was arrested [Photo by Google StreetView]

A murder investigation has been launched after a pensioner died in Hackney early this morning. 
At 1.45am London Ambulance Service called the police as they attended a 75-year-old man with a suspected head injury at Geffrye Court on the Geffrye Estate.

Thursday, July 3, 2014
Eric Walker was jailed at Wandsworth Crown Court after he waged a violent campaign of abuse against his partner for years (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A Wandsworth man has been jailed after he violently abused his partner for years.

London hospital
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
From top left: Kara, Patel, a teenager, Jada, Mansha and Mohammed were all sentenced at Inner London Crown Court today

Six people have been jailed today for more than 36 years for a violent racist attack in Bow.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Gia Milinovich's husband, Prof Brian Cox appeared onscreen at the opening performance of

The wife of scientist and TV presenter Brian Cox punched a burglar who broke into their south London home.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Tommy Main died on Saturday, reportedly while he was playing 'Punch 4 Punch' (Picture: YouTube/Jon Main)

A young father from south east London has died after reportedly taking part in drinking game ‘Punch 4 Punch’, where two people are filmed hitting each other until one gives up.

London Ambulance Service

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Yesterday, 19:29
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’.

Yesterday, 17:39
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.

Yesterday, 16:54
The artist's impression of what the new cycle lane will look like if built (Picture: TfL)

Plans have been revealed to create a 1.4km two-way segregated cycle track from Oval to Pimlico and across Vauxhall Bridge, as TfL tries to improve safety at London’s most dangerous junctions.

Yesterday, 15:53
'London' (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Sometimes in central London it feels like you can’t move without hitting a tourist – and now we know why: London is the most popular city in the world for overseas tourists, with almost 19 million of them expected this year! No wonder Picadilly Circus is so busy…

Yesterday, 12:54
Builders next door to the empty house raised the fire alarm [Photo courtesy of London Fire Brigade]

Firefighters are warning Londoners not to keep crystal ornaments on windowsills – in case the summer sunshine starts fires.

Yesterday, 11:36
Ride a Routemaster at the Finsbury Park festival (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

If you’ve ever fancied riding an original Routemaster bus then now’s your chance as more than 100 of the iconic vehicles come to Finsbury Park this weekend.

Yesterday, 11:22
An army of Lady Gagas protested against the plans with the slogan

Historians behind a celeb-backed bid to save an 800-year-old market from developers are celebrating after the Government blocked the move.


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