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Pet owners in Twickenham have been warned to be vigilant after a cat was found deliberately hanged on Haggard Road.

09:58
Ben Purdy, 18, was shot at close range in Mossington Gardens on Monday and later died in hospital [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Two men have been charged with the murder of teenager Ben Purdy who died after he was shot at Mossington Gardens on Monday November 23.

London hospital
Detective Superintendent Gordon Allison with just a small selection of the hundreds of guns handed in, ranging from antiques to modern handguns [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Over 350 firearms, including ‘grandad guns’ and two unusual walking stick guns, have been handed into the Metropolitan Police as part of a weapons amnesty.

Metropolitan Police
Yesterday, 18:36
The scorched remains of family business Archway Sheet Metals. Picture: London Fire Brigade (@LondonFire)/Twitter

Police this evening confirmed they are treating as “suspicious” the fire that gutted the only factory left preventing Tottenham Hotspur from starting work on its new stadium.

Yesterday, 12:49
Dr Lam Hoe Yeoh pleaded guilty to the charges at Croydon Crown Court [Photograph by Philip Toscano/PA Wire]

Dr Lam Hoe Yeoh, also known as Robin, today pleaded guilty to a string of sick crimes during his time at at St Anthony’s Hospital in North Cheam, including voyeurism and creating child porn.

Yesterday, 10:28
The steps between the Westfield shopping centre and Stratford train station have been taped off by police[Photograph by @Sallymari]

Stratford station was closed for an hour today after a security alert caused by a suspicious abandoned car.

British Transport Police
Mon, 17:08
The three teenagers were found guilty of murdering Paul Thrower with an axe at a block of flats in Hayes (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Three teenagers have been found guilty of killing a man in a horrific axe and knife attack at a block of flats in west London after he confronted them for spitting at his girlfriend.

Homicide and Major Crime Command
Mon, 10:10
Arsenal said the fan was removed from the Emirates Stadium after throwing the wine (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Usually when people say ‘claret was spilled’ at a football match it refers to a fight of some kind - but at Arsenal matches it appears to be literally the case.

Kieran Gibbs
Mon, 06:41
Police want to speak to this man with regards to the incident [Photograph by British Transport Police]

Police are trying to catch a man who attacked a woman and gashed open her nose at a West End Tube station, and want to speak to the man in this picture.

British Transport Police
Friday, November 21, 2014
The body of a man was found inside the suspect's car, stopped in Evelyn Street, Deptford (google street view)

A murder investigation is underway after a man was spotted trying to hide a body in the Thames at Deptford Creek in the early hours of this morning.

London police
Friday, November 21, 2014
Christopher Foster was murdered in a case of mistaken identity

A knifeman who carried out a revenge attack against the wrong man in Borough is facing life in jail when he is sentenced later.

Friday, November 21, 2014
Mash was caught hiding crack in his buttocks

A drug dealer caught hiding crack and heroin in between his buttocks has been jailed.

Thursday, November 20, 2014
The theft of the collection tin happened at approximately 4pm on Saturday, November 8 in The Parade, Coulsdon Road, Coulsdon (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Police have released CCTV of a man they suspect of being involved in the heartless theft of a Poppy Appeal collection tin from a fish and chip shop in Coulsdon.

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Teacher Stuart Kerner is alleged to have had sex with the 16-year-old at Bexleyheath Academy in south London (pic: Google Street View)

Stuart Kerner, the school teacher from Bexleyheath who allegedly pursued a secret sex affair with a 16-year-old student told her it was meant to be, a jury has been told.

UN Court
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Pascale Fitzmaurice is wanted by police [Photographs from Metropolitan Police]

Police are hunting for Pascale Fitzmaurice in connection with an unprovoked late-night attack in Soho - and say the public should call 999 if they see him.

London
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
A picture of one of the 100 tyres targeted in Stamford Hill on Sunday morning (Picture: Shomrim)

Two men have been charged after an anti-semitic tyre slashing spree in Stamford Hill which saw 63 cars targeted.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Teacher Stuart Kerner is alleged to have had sex with the 16-year-old at Bexleyheath Academy in south London (pic: Google Street View)

A teacher at Bexleyheath Academy in south London, took a 16-year-old girl’s virginity and had sex with her all over the school, a court has heard.

London
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Police wanrt to speak to these people in connection with 'violent disorder' at the Million Mask March in London(Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Police are appealing to trace 12 suspects in connection with the violent disorder which marred the Million Mask March in London on November 5.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Police seized half a tonne of cannabis in the raid

An Islington man has been charged in connection with the seizure of half a tonne of cannabis.

Blackfriars Crown Court
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Sebastian Smith has been jailed for six years after robbing a pregnant woman and two men at Forest Gate station (Picture: British Transport Police/Google Streetview)

A man who robbed a pregnant woman at knife-point, choked a man and stole his phone and threatened to push a passenger down the stairs if he didn’t hand over cash at Forest Gate station has been jailed for six years.

British Transport Police
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The brawl broke out in Clare Street, near Old Bethnal Green Road (Pic: Google Street View)

Police converged on a gang fight in London’s East End last night when at least 100 youths clashed in the street.

Scotland Yard
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Danny Drake was sentenced to serve a mimimum of 13 years behind bars (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A 16-year-old who admitted stabbing another boy to death in a row over the sale of a £90 bicycle has been sentenced to life in jail.

Monday, November 17, 2014
Detectives want to speak to this man about the incident at Oxford Circus Tube station (Picture: British Transport Police)

Detectives are appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted as she made her way through Oxford Circus Tube station.

British Transport Police
Monday, November 17, 2014
Philip Spence was jailed for a minimum of 18 years at Southwark Crown Court today (Picture: Metropolitan Police/PA Images)

A man who savagely beat three sisters with a hammer as they slept in the Cumberland Hotel has been sentenced to life in prison for a ‘vicious and merciless’ attack.

Southwark Crown Court
Monday, November 17, 2014
Bus driver Murat Yilmaz pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a female passenger (Picture: Metropolitan Police/Getty Images)

A bus driver who sexually assaulted a woman who fell asleep on the top deck of his vehicle after a night out has been jailed for a year.

London
Monday, November 17, 2014
[Photograph by Anthony Devlin/PA Wire]

The area around the Houses of Parliament was cordoned off this morning due to a police incident.

Monday, November 17, 2014
Five different ambulance crews have been attacked over the last four days (Photo by Alan Chapman/Getty Images)

London’s ambulance crews are being attacked as they try to save lives, with five attacks on paramedics in the last four days alone.

Metropolitan Police
Sunday, November 16, 2014
The young girl was attacked in Grove PArk [Picture by Rodge500/Wikimedia Commons]

A fifteen-year-old girl was raped by a stranger in a park in Carshalton on Saturday November 15, and police are urging any witnesses to come forward.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Police say Alan Denny, wanted in connection with a number of violent robbery offences in north London, was arrested in the early hours of Monday morning.

London
Thursday, November 13, 2014
The attack took place inside this south London centre [Photograph from Google StreetView]

Police are appealing for witness after a man was stabbed in the neck outside WH Smith in the Elephant and Castle shopping centre yesterday.

London Ambulance Service
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Police want to speak to these men in connection with the incident [Photographs from Metropolitan Police]

Police want the public’s help in identifying these nine men after a Champions League game turned nasty and the pitch was set on fire.

galatasaray
Thursday, November 13, 2014

Two boys were arrested after a teenager was stabbed in Dagenham last night.

London Ambulance Service
Thursday, November 13, 2014
The teens forced the victim to have oral sex

A young woman will be sentenced today for orchestrating a punishment rape on a teenager in a Willesden park after telling her: “Snitches get stitches.”

UN Court
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
It is not know if the guitar in question was electric or acoustic (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

A man has been sent to prison for 56 days for hitting a paramedic in the face with his guitar.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
The robbery took place in Upper Belgrave Street (Picture: Google Streetview)

A £25,000 reward is being offered after thieves stole £1.5million-worth of diamond jewellery from a house in Belgravia.

London

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28 minutes ago
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Pet owners in Twickenham have been warned to be vigilant after a cat was found deliberately hanged on Haggard Road.

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Islington came out top whereas Lewisham was voted among the worst London boroughs

The Metro has published a list of London boroughs voted best to worst - by its own staff.

11:37
A torrent of water gushes out from underneath tarmac in Wells Rise

Residents were left wading through a torrent of water over the weekend after a huge water pipe burst, flooding the street and causing the road to collapse.

London Bloggers

Friday, November 14, 2014
Bird says back up your data

What happened after a friend of mine lost basically everything he’d created in the last 5 years:

Thursday, October 30, 2014
The Appilepsy team: Phil Efstathiou, Alex Telek , Clarence Ji, Miklos Molnar, Joran van Apeldoorn

In Tech City, things move fast. And sometimes erratically. Like phones in the pockets of people having epileptic seizures.

Friday, October 24, 2014
The 91-year-old gave the cyclist a wallop

After Baroness Sharples bragged about walloping a cyclist, London24’s cycling blogger AViewOfLondon has this to say...