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Police have arrested eight people in connection with a dual stabbing at a party in Barking in the early hours of this morning.

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One of the weapons was an AK-47 style assault rifle (Pic: Cpl. D.A. Haynes)

A mass fight in Bromley town centre in the early hours of this morning led police to discover a bumper haul of heavy-weight weaponry including a WWII machine gun, a rocket launcher and an AK-47 style assault rifle.

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Friday, January 23, 2015
(Left-right) Moshiur Rahman, Yousaf Bashir, Mohammed Alamgir and Munim Abdul arriving at the Old Bailey [Photograph by Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire]

A group of Muslim men have been given an anti-social behaviour order (ASBO) that will restrict their behaviour at religious events - despite fears it could breach their human rights.

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Friday, January 23, 2015
Police want to speak to this man in connection with this attack [Photograph from British Transport Police]

Police are still hunting a man who slashed a woman’s face open on an escalator in Holborn station last November.

British Transport Police
Friday, January 23, 2015
The woman found a pig's trotter in her car and the number 666 scrawled on it (Photo by Joern Pollex/Getty Images)

An appeal has been launched after a woman found her car windscreen smashed in with a pig’s trotter, the number 666 scrawled onto it and three hearts left inside.

Friday, January 23, 2015
The Railway Hotel where the deadly dinner was served

A pub chef and manager who lied to police when their turkey Christmas dinner killed a mother and made dozens ill have been sent to jail.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Friday, January 23, 2015
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Lancaster Gate Tube station was closed this morning after a member of staff was brutally assaulted.

British Transport Police
Friday, January 23, 2015
New figures show Dagenham is the UK's burglary hotspot  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

London contains seven of the UK’s top 10 burglary hotspots according to new research, with Dagenham the area your house is most likely to be robbed.

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Friday, January 23, 2015
The gang made off with £70,000-worth of luxury handbags from the Luis Vuitton store in Sloane Street (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

CCTV of the moment thieves smashed through the doors of a store and stole more than £70,000-worth of luxury handbags has been released as the gang involved were sentenced to more than 26 years in prison.

Blackfriars Crown Court
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Police at the scene where Ayesha's body was discovered in Broomfield Road, Chadwell Heath, in August 2013

The father of a little girl allegedly murdered by her mother with her lover choked back tears as he told a court how his wife had become “possessed” by the other woman.

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Thursday, January 22, 2015
Two men are still wanted by police

Police interrupted a dramatic armed robbery near Liverpool Street station this afternoon.

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Thursday, January 22, 2015
London Bridge passengers were left both terrified and stranded by the hoax [Photograph by Rick Findler/PA Wire]

A man who caused terror on a packed commuter train and shut down one of London’s busiest stations in rush hour has been jailed.

Blackfriars Crown Court
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Police at the scene where Ayesha's body was discovered in Broomfield Road, Chadwell Heath, in August 2013

Two women killed an ‘evil’ eight-year-old girl in Romford after getting caught up in a bizarre web of fictional characters on Facebook, a court heard.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Police say the first attempted abduction was in Sancroft Street last Thursday (Picture: Google)

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted abduction after three separate incidents where schoolgirls were being approached by men in Lambeth.

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Stock image of the Central Criminal Court Old Bailey.

An beauty parlour raked in £500,000 over two years by offering “happy endings” in the heart of London, a court heard yesterday.

UN Court
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
'Abu Daigham al-Britani', picture in Syria on the right

A man from Southall who posed with a bag of severed heads has pleaded guilty to attending a terrorist training camp in Syria.

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Quinn's in Kentish Town Road, Camden Town. Picture: Google Street View

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man received potentially life-changing injuries in a random attack inside a pub in Camden Town.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Mark Anthony Brown will serve at least five years in prison for the shocking attacks [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A man has been sentenced to life for vicious attacks on minicab drivers in Hackney and Haringey - but could be out in just five years.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Gordon Ramsay has lost his High Court battle over claims his father-in-law used a fake signature machine (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Gordon Ramsay has lost a High Court battle over whether he is personally liable for millions of pounds-worth of the rent on the York and Albany pub.

High Court
Monday, January 19, 2015
Gavin Badley launched a vicious attack on his victim for no reason at all

Gavin Badley, 24, has been jailed after he launched a brutal, unprovoked attack on a bus passenger at Clapham Common.

London
Monday, January 19, 2015
Naveed Ahmed admitted decapitating his wife at a hearing in the Old Bailey today (Picture via Metropolitan Police)

A 41-year-old man admitted in court today that he decapitated his wife in a brutal attack at the home they shared in west London.

UN Court
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Michael Connor stabbed a man in a wheelchair in the fight that gave him this black eye [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A man has been sentenced to nine years in prison after he brutally attacked a wheelchair user.

London hospital
Friday, January 16, 2015
London's Jewish communities - such as Stamford Hill in Hackney - will see more police on the streets after the Paris attacks  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Patrols are being stepped up in London’s Jewish communities after anti-terror police warned of a ‘heightened concern’ they would be targeted following the Paris attacks.

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Friday, January 16, 2015
The driver gets out an unleashes a torrent of abuse before attacking the rider (Picture: YouTube/DrMorocho)

The shocking moment a van driver ran a cyclist off the road and then assaulted him in east London has been released in a bid to catch the attacker.

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Friday, January 16, 2015
The assault took place on a crowded train to Clapham Junction [Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images]

A man has been placed on the sex offenders’ register and been given a suspended jail sentence after sexually assaulting a woman on a train at Halloween.

British Transport Police
Thursday, January 15, 2015
This man is wanted in connection with an attack on a bus driver in Croydon (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Shocking CCTV of the moment a bus driver is headbutted whilst on a break in Croydon has been released by police in an appeal to catch the attacker.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Stuart Kerner walked free from court despite being found guilty of having sex with a pupil in an empty room at Bexleyheath Academy whilst he was the vice-principal (Picture: Google)

A teacher found guilty of having sex with one of his pupils walked free from court today after a judge said it was the schoolgirl who groomed him, not the other way around.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Police want to speak to this man after the traffic warden was subject to racist abuse in Leyton

The moment a driver began hurling racist abuse and threatening to attack a traffic warden in Leyton was captured on film.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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Brave police officers disarmed a man armed with a meat cleaver during a fight outside a chicken shop in Graham Road, Dalston.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
[File photo by Sasha/Getty Images]

An 11-year-old girl found sleeping rough in Newham has asked to live in a children’s home - because her mother asked her to ‘massage’ men, a family court judge has heard.

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Jeremie Malenge.

Police investigating the murder of 17-year-old Jeremie Malenge in Hackney on January 6 have charged two youths - including one aged just 14.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Ian Young, 24,  Joe Lillington, 24, and Desmond Lillington, 37, have been jailed for a vicious baseball attack on a train (Picture: British Transport Police)

Men armed with baseball bats smashed their way on to a train in Edmonton, chased their victim through the carriage and attacked him in an ‘appalling display of violence’ - all because somebody stood on someone else’s foot.

British Transport Police
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
CCTV footage of the victim having a knife held to his throat by Mohamed Sayid, who also tried to stab him

Those were the thoughts of the victim of a gang of teenage thugs who tried to stab him in the chest with a sharpened screwdriver - despite him complying with their every demand.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Monday, January 12, 2015
The incident took place on a busy commuter train in 2011

A pervert who masturbated in front of two 12-year-old girls on a busy commuter train has finally been sentenced - almost four years after the disgusting incident.

British Transport Police
Monday, January 12, 2015
Fans have been suspicious over the authenticity of the account since its creation. It has now been deleted.

Neither the Met or Sussex police are aware of an alleged attack on supposed Charlton Athletic LGBT fans, leading to suspicions that a Twitter account describing the incident was a troll.

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The man was killed in Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch (Pic: Google Street View)

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The hoax caller was put through to the Prime Minister (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid- WPA Pool/Getty Images)

A hoax caller who rang GCHQ just hours before a prank call was put through to David Cameron has claimed he was high on drink and drugs at the time, described the situation as “hilarious” and said he was going to do it again.

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Monday, December 22, 2014
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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