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A car smashed through a wall and ended up buried in the hallway of a house in Barnet after ts driver lost control and veered off the road.

Leafy Enfield Town Park has lost 13 of it's beautiful conifers in a bizarre attack [Photograph by Christine Matthews]

Police are searching for a wannabe lumberjack after a vandal chopped down 13 trees in Enfield Town Park.

Yesterday, 16:31
Syrian activists in Kafranbel pay tribute to the murdered American war journalist

The video of US journalist James Foley being beheaded by a jihadi with what appears to be a London accent has been shared millions of times around the world already.

Yesterday, 16:12
Hyacinth Brown is still recovering from the heart attack in hospital.

An elderly pastor suffered a heart attack after police burst through her door in an early-morning drugs raid which her family say was a “massive mistake.”

Scotland Yard
Yesterday, 15:54
Scene of the smash and grab robbery in Selfridges

A burkha-clad gang who stole £1.5million worth of jewellery from Selfridges in Oxford Street have been sentenced to a total of 58 years in prison.

Yesterday, 12:40
This undated image shows a frame from a video released by Islamic State militants that purports to show the killing of journalist James Foley  (AP Photo)

An American journalist has been beheaded on video by an ISIS fighter in Syria - who is believed to be from London.

United States
Yesterday, 10:51
Do you recognise these men? (Pic:BTP)

A man has been robbed of £19,000 worth of cash in euro notes in an attack at Kings Cross station.

British Transport Police
Yesterday, 07:37
This photo shows Mr Nash with the bike before it was stolen. He has been training on it all year and urgently needs to recover it before the race on September 21.  [Image courtesy of Metropolitan Police]

Thieves have stolen a bicycle worth £7,000 - just weeks before its owner hoped to raise money for cancer sufferers in a charity triathlon.

Tue, 13:43
This woman is wanted in connection with two attacks at Tube stations in south London (Picture: British Transport Police)

A woman attacked and racially abused a fellow passenger for asking someone to move away from the platform edge on the Victoria Line in Stockwell.

British Transport Police
Tue, 11:05
Officers from the Metropolitan Police and City of London Police have seized guns, drugs and cash in a bid to prevent criminal activity at the weekend's Notting Hill Carnival [Photo courtesy of Metropolitan Police]

Police have swooped on over 170 addresses to crack down on crime before Notting Hill Carnival.

Metropolitan Police
Mon, 19:35
Omen Mugaviri remains in a coma more than seven weeks after he was attacked in Wood Green.

The family of a man who may never recover from his injuries after being brutally asasulted have made an emotional appeal for help to trace those responsible and for a potential key witness to come forward.

Mon, 18:36
Sabrina Gachette was injured in the shooting (Pic Credit: PA/Andrew Matthews)

An innocent woman who survived the gangland shooting which claimed the life of her friend Sabrina Moss in Kilburn has spoken about the fateful night.

UN Court
Mon, 17:10
Sabrina Moss was shot dead in Kilburn

Three men have been found guilty of gunning down an innocent nursery teacher with a Mac 10 submachine gun as she celebrated her 24th birthday in Kilburn.

Mon, 16:52
Is this man a legend? (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

The man who caused a ruckus when he invaded the pitch at a West Ham match at the weekend has bragged that his potentially criminal actions have made him a ‘legend’.

Mon, 15:33
British Transport Police are looking for this man who was on board a train from London Bridge to Chislehurst on Friday 18 July when a woman was sexually assaulted [Photo courtesy of British Transport Police]

A woman was sexually assaulted on a late night train between London Bridge and Chislehurst – as passengers looked on.

Mon, 14:55
Officers swooped on three Tower Hamlets addresses, including Quaker Street and Thrawl Street, where they made three arrests  [Picture courtesy of Metropolitan Police]

Detectives made an early-morning swoop on east London addresses on Monday in a bid to nab those responsible for a fraud scam that has tricked pensioners out of a million pounds.

London
Mon, 10:41
The man will appear in court charged with raping an 80-year-old woman (Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

A man will appear in court today charged with raping a woman in her 80s in Shepherd’s Bush on Saturday morning.

London
Mon, 07:36
The 30-year-old left a trail of destruction in north London back in January (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

A man on the run from police smashed into a motorcycle, drove into oncoming traffic and then rolled his car which then set on fire in what a judge described as the worst case of dangerous driving he had ever seen.

Blackfriars Crown Court
Sunday, August 17, 2014
The fan ran onto the pitch at Upton Park yesterday to take a free kick during the match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

A football fan who ran on to the pitch at Upton Park and took a free kick during West Ham’s match against Tottenham has been arrested and charged by police.

Friday, August 15, 2014
Police want to speak to this man and this woman in conenction with the alleged attack [Photographs from British Transport Police]

Police are hunting a sick couple who beat a man in an ‘unprovoked’, “violent and sustained” attack on a train to Liverpool Street.

Thursday, August 14, 2014
The fatal stabnbing took place at St John's Drive in Wandsworth say police (Picture: Google Streetview)

A 25-year-old man was stabbed to death in Wandsworth last night say police, who have launched a murder investigation.

Thursday, August 14, 2014
The row began over a controversy over a little girl's sandwich - and escalated into threats of violence  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

A London nursery has reportedly received firebomb threats after a mother posted on social media that her daughter wasn’t allowed to eat her packed lunch because it “wasn’t halal”.

Metropolitan Police
Thursday, August 14, 2014
The girl was attacked as she walked along a road in Goodmayes (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A 15-year-old girl was followed after she got off a train and then forced into a public toilet and sexually assaulted in Ilford.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Nawal Msaad has been acquitted Photo: John Stillwell

Nawal Msaad, 27, posted song on YouTube as part of campaign over innocence

YouTube
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The vicious attack happened as the victim walked along a path in Pages Wood. She was rescued by a passing dog walker [Photograph from Google StreetView]

Police are desperately searching for a man who punched a young woman in the head and dragged her through Pages Wood in Romford.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Unlike the protestor seen here, Mr Boxall was unharmed by the gas. Usually tear gas victims experience burning pain and may need medical attention (Photo by Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)

A Romford man has walked free from court after he blasted his neighbour in the face with tear gas - but now has to ‘keep away’ from the man who lives just next door

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
In the pantheon of elaborate excuses for train delays, this one is a worthy candidate (Picture via Getty)

Train companies come up with some pretty far-fetched reasons for why trains get delayed but a burglar stuck in tree for 12 hours is probably the most inventive. Except this is real.

British Transport Police
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The radical Islamic leaflets were handed out on busy Oxford Street in the West End by students from Luton (not pictured here) [Library photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images]

Leaflets have been handed out on Oxford Street encouraging British Muslims to go to Iraq and support the leader of the terror group ISIS.

Metropolitan Police
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
A man was subjected to a violent assault in his own home after three masked men broke into his house in Wimbledon (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A man was attacked with ‘extreme violence’ in his own home and his wife taped to a chair by three masked men in an aggravated burglary in Wimbledon.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Asfor Ali, 27, jailed for terrorism offences

A man with links to a banned Islamist group has been jailed for more than two and a half years for keeping al-Qaeda manuals that could be used for terrorist attacks.

UN Court
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Police want to talk to this man in connection with the rape in Haringey

Police are hunting a rapist described as having ‘hamster-like cheeks’ and elongated teeth who strangled a woman and threatened her with a knife in a Haringey park.

London
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Vanessa was collecting her 11-year-old sister from West Ealing on the 207 bus when the driver confiscated her pass  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

A 16-year-old girl who was left stranded miles when a bus driver confiscated her bus pass – sparking a missing persons hunt by police – has today received an apology from TfL (Transport for London).

London
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Met Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe made an arrest after a taxi driver called for his help whilst he was recording an interview for the BBC (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

London’s police commissioner has now made an arrest at every rank after Sir Bernard Hogan Howe helped chased down a theft suspect in Tottenham when he broke off an interview to help a mini-cab driver.

Monday, August 11, 2014
Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe has now made an arrest at every police rank he has held.

The head of the Metropoloitan Police chased down and arrested a suspected phone thief in the middle of a radio interview in Tottenham earlier today.

Monday, August 11, 2014
Police have released CCTV images following a robbery in Princes Avenue, Muswell Hill.

Officers have released images of two men wanted for questioning after an elderly man had his life savings stolen by thieves in Muswell Hill.

TOP Stories

Central Line drivers will go on strike, disrupting more than one million passengers in London (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

More than one million Londoners will be disrupted after drivers on the Central Line walk out in a strike over working conditions.

Keepers Jack Sargent and Adam Davies measure Perry, a 6ft llama, and Mocha, a 4 month-old llama (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

From tiny insects to huge jungle beasts all 17,000 animals at ZSL London Zoo had to be herded, lifted or coaxed onto the scales for the annual weigh-in.

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A life-size statue of Amy Winehouse will be unveiled in Camden next month (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Amy Winehouse’s father Mitch said his daughter will ‘oversee the comings and goings of her home town forever’ after it was announced a life-size statue of the singer will be unveiled in Camden.

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The Renault ZOE follows on from the introduction of the electric Fluence ZE and Twizy, but unlike the former, the ZOE was designed from the ground up as an electric vehicle.

When no simple way to find Real Ale was at hand, 4 Ale enthusiasts got together to allow anyone with a smart phone to find Real Ale no matter where they happened to be, this was the birth of the Perfect Pint app.

London Bloggers

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Will the relaxtion of the rules on phone use open the floodgates to selfie madness at The National Gallery (Picture via Getty)

Will the National Gallery become selfie central after it removes the ban on photography to avoid confusion over visitors using the new Wi-Fi?

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The television programme Whose Line is it Anyway? showcased the art of improv

Now that whole regiments of London comedians have dissolved in the festival mists north of the border it’s a good time to sample a different sort of humour.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Carlisle Bay in the Caribbean has 9 courts

Tennis anyone? Wimbledon might be over but that’s no reason to let the racket get dusty.

Quizzes

Can you find the animals hiding in London station names? (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

You may not realise it but there are animals hiding in stations across London? Play our quiz and see if you can you find them:

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Can you guess the Tube station just from the outside? (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

How well do you know your Tube stations? Can you guess these Underground stops from the pictures taken outside them?

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But which London?! [Photo courtesy of Basher Eyre]

You might know London like the back of your hand, but how well do you know the other Londons - and London landmarks - across the world?

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