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

Yesterday, 15:21
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
Yesterday, 12:27
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
Yesterday, 12:00
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.

Yesterday, 11:51
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.

Yesterday, 11:00
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.

Yesterday, 09:24
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.

Yesterday, 09:03
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.

Tue, 20:16
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
Tue, 19:52
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.

Tue, 17:37
[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
Tue, 11:15
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

Tue, 07:56
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
Mon, 19:01
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
Mon, 14:17
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.

Thursday, December 11, 2014
The sickening attack took place on leafy Rosedale Road [Photograph by Google StreetView]

A man from Barking who set a Forest Gate woman on fire has been jailed for 16 years for attempted murder.

Thursday, December 11, 2014
[Photograph by Tristan Newkey-Burden]

A Hackney woman who was killed alongside her baby daughter had been warned by her pastor that she was surrounded by the “powers of darkness” the day before she was found hacked to death in her home.

UN Court
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Aravindan Balakrishnan has been charged with 25 offences including four counts of rape (Picture: ITV News)

A 74-year-old man who allegedly ran a Maoist cult with his wife in Brixton has been charged with 25 offences relating to three women, including four rapes and 19 indecent assaults.

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Do you recognise this man?

A man threw himself on the floor in front of three women at Euston station, grabbing at their ankles to make them fall over while his friends filmed the bizarre act on a mobile phone.

British Transport Police
Thursday, December 11, 2014
The teacher is accused of attacking the pupil

A teacher from a school in Brent has been charged with attacking a pupil.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Jason Winskill, ,left, and his younger brother, Jamie Chapman, were found guilty of child sex offences at Southwark Crown Court [Photographs from Metropolitan Police]

Two brothers have been sentenced to a total of 18 years in prison after they molested two young girls from a Hillingdon children’s home.

Southwark Crown Court
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Police want to speak to this man after a woman was sexually assaulted on board a Bakerloo line service between Lambeth North and Charing Cross (Picture: British Transport Police)

Detectives have released an image of a man they want to speak to after a 21-year-old woman was sexually-assaulted on a Bakerloo Line service between Lambeth North and Charing Cross.

British Transport Police
Monday, December 8, 2014
John Fahey said Minnie is always by his side.

Tails were wagging and tears were shed as a stolen dog that was the subject of a nationwide media campaign backed by celebrities was finally reunited with her owner.

Evening Standard
Monday, December 8, 2014
Lyon McClean beat up a bus driver who beeped him

A cyclist who dragged a bus driver from his cab onto the pavement before violently assaulting him has been jailed for 12 months.

Monday, December 8, 2014
The woman was raped in an area next to the former African Queen pub in Duff Street, Poplar (Picture: Google Streetview)

A rapist caught violently attacking a young woman on waste ground next to a former pub in Poplar ‘brazenly ignored’ warnings from residents that police had been called and continued assaulting his victim.

Sunday, December 7, 2014
The Met officer was arrested after a quantity of drugs was found in his car in Lambeth (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

A senior Met officer who was awarded the MBE has been arrested on suspicion of dealing Class A drugs after he was found slumped over the wheel of his car in Lambeth.

London police
Sunday, December 7, 2014
A police vehicle outside Frank Slater House Picture Ellie Hoskins

Police are investigating murder following the death of a woman from Goodmayes earlier this week.

Sunday, December 7, 2014

A 15-year-old boy died after being stabbed in a suspected fight between two groups of teenagers in Bethnal Green Road.

Homicide and Major Crime Command
Friday, December 5, 2014
The woman was groped on a train at Clapham Junction Station (Picture: Getty/British Transport Police)

An appeal has been launched after a woman was sexually assaulted on a train at Clapham Junction when a man stuck his hand up her skirt.

British Transport Police
Friday, December 5, 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)

Bexleyheath Academy teacher Stuart Kerner faces jail after been found guilty of having a sexual relationship with a teenage pupil.

Friday, December 5, 2014
The man was caught on CCTV putting the shopkeeper in a trance before robbing him (Picture: Metropolitan Police/Crimewatch)

Bizarre CCTV shows the moment a ‘hypnotist thief’ put a shopkeeper in a trance, rifled through his pockets and then stole the day’s takings.

Friday, December 5, 2014
Police want to speak to this man [British Transport Police]

Police are hoping to speak to a man who may have witnessed a nasty flashing incident at New Malden station on Wednesday October 8.

British Transport Police

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

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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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Friday, November 14, 2014
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