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A man in his twenties has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died in East Ham on Saturday night.

Fri, 18:09
The news means at least nine girls travelled to, or wanted to travel to, Syria after attending the coeducational academy [Image from Google StreetView]

The High Court has banned five teenage girls from travelling abroad after they expressed an interest in going to Syria – just weeks after three of their schoolmates left to join the Islamic State.

High Court
Fri, 15:40

We previously ran an appeal asking the public to report any sightings of Joshua Packman, a young man who was receiving treatment at a mental health unit in Enfield.

Fri, 13:13
McDonagh has been jailed for four years [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A conman has been jailed for locking a 90-year-old man in his basement in order to burgle his Fulham home.

Fri, 11:15
Do you know this man? [Photograph from British Transport Police]

Police are hunting a thug who attacked a 17-year-old boy with half a brick on a train journey from Crystal Palace to East Dulwich - then snatched a man’s phone in West Norwood station.

British Transport Police
Thu, 18:38
Mohammed Yasser Afzal

The man accused of murdering a minicab controller admitted in a typed letter found in his pocket that he killed him “because of his own crazy feelings”, a court heard today.

UN Court
Thu, 17:43
Demetris Costa Hapeshi used the University's database to get a student's phone number  [Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images]

A lecturer who discussed sex toys with his students - and even kissed one of them - is fit to carry on working, a tribunal has ruled.

Thu, 09:28
John Webster slashed his victim's neck with a kitchen knife and shards of glass while telling her he loved her

A father-of-three launched a brutal assault on his ex partner, slashing her neck with a kitchen knife and shards of glass and kicking her in the head - all while telling her he ‘loved her’.

Thu, 07:56
The man died after being attacked in Cumberland Park, Acton (Pic: Google)

A murder investigation has been launched following the discovery of a man’s body at an flat in Cumberland Park, Acton.

Wed, 12:48
The incident took place outside this bank on Ewell Road this morning [Image from Google StreetView]

The HSBC bank in Tolworth’s Ewell Road was robbed this morning at 9.30am.

Wed, 08:18
The crime scene this morning [Photograph by @Leotheunsure]

A 30-year-old man is in a ‘critical condition’ in hospital this morning after he was shot in a suspected gang crime in Redbridge.

Tue, 17:32
The teen was shot in South Croxted Road in West Dulwich (Pic: Google Street View)

A teenager is in a critical condition after he was shot in the abdomen in West Dulwich, police have said.

London Ambulance Service
Tue, 09:52
A man was found close to death with burn injuries in Woodberry Grove

Victim critical after being discovered half naked - police need help to identify him

London hospital
Mon, 12:35
Former Leeds United footballer Clarke Carlisle has pleaded guilty to a drink-driving offence Pic: Richard Sellers/PA

Clarke Carlisle, who played for Leeds, Burnley and QPR, attempted suicide following the offence in December

Mon, 10:01
The 84-year-old man was seriously injured in the 'sickening' attack (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

A pensioner was seriously injured after being assaulted and robbed of almost €3,000 he had just exchanged ahead of a holiday.

Mon, 09:21
The residents of Stamford Hill are predominately Hasidic Jewish and only New York has a larger community of Hasidic Jews outside Israel. The area contains approximately 50 synagogues and many shops cater specifically for the needs of Orthodox Jews. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

A drunken group of house party revellers tried to gain access to the synagogue in Stamford Hill, in what police are calling an ‘anti-Semitic’ attack.

London police
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Fabric club in Charterhouse Street

Police issue warning about bad batch of MDMA at Farringdon club threatened with closure last year.

London hospital
Friday, March 20, 2015
The men are suspected of burgling a shop armed with a crossbow (Picture: Met Police)

CCTV has been released of two men anted in connection with a burglary in south London where one of the suspects was armed with a crossbow.

Friday, March 20, 2015
Zallu Hassan, 83, who suffers from Alzheimer'’s was left with horrific injuries from the attack

A pensioner with Alzheimer’s was “left for dead” after being badly beaten by burglars in a horrific ordeal in east London.

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Police would like to speak to this man in connection with the indecent assault

Police are appealing for information after a sleeping woman was indecently assaulted on her morning commute from Thorpe Bay to London Fenchurch Street.

British Transport Police
Thursday, March 19, 2015
A High Court jusge dismissed the satanic peadophile cult claims as 'baseless' (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Claims a ‘satanic cult’ in north London where peadophiles abused and murdered babies, drank their blood and wore shoes made from their skin have been dismissed by a High Court judge as ‘baseless’.

High Court
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Christopher Jeffrey-Shaw has been charged with the murder of Janet Müller (Picture: Sussex Police)

A man from south east London has been charged with murder after a female student’s body was found in the boot of a burning car.

Thursday, March 19, 2015
The two boys were forced off a bus at knife-point, made to fight each other and then perform sex acts on one another (Picture: Getty/Met Police)

A man forced two teenage boys off a bus in south London at knife-point, made them fight each other, steal from a shop and then perform a sex act on one another in a ‘terrifying’ ordeal.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The pensioner was attacked and robbed in Rainham (Picture: Met Police)

A pensioner was left with severe bruising after she was knocked to the ground and robbed as she was about to enter a house in Rainham.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Destiny Hyacinth has been missing for more than ten days

Destiny Hyacinth, who has family in Islington, last seen on March 7

Metropolitan Police
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Michael Maughan, who has links to King's Cross, is wanted on recall to prison

A convicted robber with “love” tattooed on his knuckles is wanted on recall to prison.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
The man was found inside an address in North Circular Road, Neaden, this morning (Picture: Google)

Tow men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after officers discovered a man with stab wounds in a house in Neasden in the early hours of this morning.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Three judges were removed and a fourth resigned for watching pornography on court computers (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

A District Judge from Romford is one of three to be sacked for watching porn on their official computers in their offices at court.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Leighann Duffy was murdered in her living room in Walthamstow with a hammer and a knife in front of her child (Picture: Met Police)

A jealous and controlling man used a hammer to smash his way into a woman’s home and in Walthamstow and murder her with a kitchen knife in front of her young child in a ‘despicable attack’.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Steven McDonald, left, and John Wright

Two men have been jailed for their role in one of the country’s biggest ever cannabis smuggling plots which was so massive, it could have provided every British resident with two spliffs each.

United Kingdom
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Police have arrested a man from Lewisham in connection with a murder investigation after a woman’s body was found in a burning car.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Do you recognise this man? [Images from British Transport Police]

Police have released footage of the shocking moment a man was punched so hard in the face aboard a Euston to Northampton train that he needed to go to A&E.

British Transport Police
Monday, March 16, 2015
Afsana Kayum was sentenced at Snaresbrook Crown Court today (Pic: John Stillwell/PA)

A Plaistow woman found to have an al-Qaeda magazine and a bomb-making guide on a memory stick was today jailed for 18 months.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Monday, March 16, 2015
The exclusive club has many celebrity members [Photograph by Dominic Lipinski]

An art curator has been cleared of calling the manager of an exclusive Soho club a “fat Polish b****” in a racially-aggravated assault - although he admitted that he hit Agnieszka Sikorska.

Monday, March 16, 2015
The Metropolitan Police uncovered allegations against its own officers and asked for an independent investigation [Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images]

Scotland Yard is being investigated over claims that it covered up child sex offences because MPs and police officers were involved.

Scotland Yard

CCTV pictures capture the youngster’s early morning outing to satisfy her craving.

People are not happy with Hopkins’ comments, yet again.

There’s going to be more than 4,000 people standing for election – and other fun facts.

London Bloggers

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
[Photograph by John Phillips/PA Wire]

Often referred to as a melting pot, London is a city renowned for its rich blend of cultures.

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.