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Yesterday, 15:07
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Undated handout file photo issued by the Crown Prosecution Service of Tarik Hassane, one of the men accused of plotting to use a moped in a series of Islamic State-inspired drive-by shootings in London, who has dramatically changed his plea. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday February 12, 2016. The first defendant, Tarik Hassane, 22, admitted conspiracy to murder and preparation of terrorist acts as the defence was about to start in the Old Bailey trial. See PA story COURTS Terror. Photo credit should read: Crown Prosecution Service/PA Wire

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A 22-year-old accused of planning to use a moped in a series of Islamic State-inspired drive-by shootings in London has dramatically changed his plea at the Old Bailey today.

Yesterday, 14:45
Simpson-Kent was captured in Ghana after fleeing the UK following the death of his partner Sian Blake and their two children (Photo: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire)

Sian Blake’s partner has been charged with the murders of the ex-EastEnders actress and their two children, police have said.

Scotland Yard
Yesterday, 11:52
Police are keen to identify this man (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Police are asking south London women to be vigilant if travelling alone and on foot in the early hours, after three women were attacked within four miles of each other.

Exploitation and Child Abuse Command
Thu, 18:38
Police are investigating attempted child abductions

A man has been charged after reports that a number of schoolchildren were approached by someone impersonating a police officer in Hornsey.

Thu, 14:41
Police would like to speak with this man (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A 27-year-old man was punched in the face and pummelled as he lay on the ground in a sustained and unprovoked attack at a Bloomsbury bus stop.

Scotland Yard
Thu, 12:25
The two men police want to identify

A horrifying attack in Shoreditch has left a man with a fractured skull after he was beaten with wooden stakes.

Thu, 11:46
British Transport Police want to speak to this man about the incident at East Croydon station (Photo: BTP)

Police are hunting a thug who pushed a man onto the train tracks at East Croydon station, seriously injuring him and leaving him to be rescued by staf “moments before an oncoming train came through”.

British Transport Police
Wed, 10:30
The victim's purse had £50 in it (Credit: PA/Jon Giddens)

An elderly woman has had her purse stolen from her handbag as she shopped in Uxbridge town centre, and now police have released video of the ‘damaging’ crime to make sure the thief “faces justice for what they have done”.

Wed, 08:11
Usman Tahir, who was sentenced to serve 12 years in jail. Credit: Met Police

A vile opportunist who tried to rape two vulnerable women late at night has been jailed for 12 years.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Tue, 16:24
The stabbing took place in Besant Way (Pic: Google)

A man has been stabbed several times ‘in the face and body’ on a street in the St Raphael’s Estate in Neasden.

London hospital
Tue, 15:35
The farmer tried to jump out of the window to avoid detention (Picture: Redbridge MPS /Twitter)

When a working weed farm spread over seven rooms in a Redbridge home was busted yesterday, its occupant attempted to jump out of the window to get away.

Tue, 14:04
A man was taken to hospital after being stabbed in the head outisde a McDonald's (Picture: Imrun I / @lilshortround)

A man was knifed outside a McDonald’s on busy Bromley High Street this morning, leaving ‘blood on the pavement’.

London Ambulance Service
Mon, 18:11
Smooth (Photo: Kingston Police)

When faced with a frantic police chase, most people would just stand and gape.

Mon, 11:10
A non fatal shooting took place in Tulse Hill last night (Picture: ?@stoopnik / Twitter)

Armed police raced to Tulse Hill yesterday evening after locals heard gunshots and found a man shot in the street.

Metropolitan Police
Sunday, February 7, 2016
An 18-year-old has been charged with murder (Picture: Street View)

A teenager has been charged with murder after a 27-year-old man died from stab wounds in Plaistow Park, Newham, just over a week ago.

Scotland Yard
Friday, February 5, 2016
Nemash Patel photographed the police cordon

Thousands of commuters were evacuated from one of the city’s biggest train stations today, as a suspected World War Two bomb was found on a building site near Victoria.

Friday, February 5, 2016
George Verrier was punched when he tried to calm down a fight. He hit his head on the pavement and later died (Photo: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire


Two Metropolitan police officers have been dismissed for gross misconduct after the death of 17-year-old George Villiers who was punched at a party in Bromley.

Thursday, February 4, 2016
They hit him with his own cane (Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Police are hunting for two men responsible for a sickening attack the Grahame Park estate in Colindale.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Franklyn Mathurin pleaded guilty to the burglary (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

A man who stole a laptop full of family photographs of a young boy as his father was burying him has been caught and jailed.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
A man was stabbed in Plaistow Park on Friday

A murder inquiry is underway after a man who was knifed in a fight in Newham died in hospital yesterday.

Scotland Yard
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Harjit Singh Dulai was stabbed to death last Wednesday (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

A boy aged just 16 has been charged with the murder of Harjit Singh Dulai, an Uxbridge man who was stabbed to death on Wednesday January 27.

Homicide and Major Crime Command
Monday, February 1, 2016
Police would like to speak with this man after a dog was stolen from a 10-year-old boy (Picture: Metrpolitan Police)

A ten-year-old boy from Croydon had his dog snatched while he waited for his mum outside a local supermarket, and police want to trace the animal thief.

Sunday, January 31, 2016
(Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Britain First and National Front supporters clashed violently with anti-fascist protesters at an anti-immigration rally in Dover this weekend, where one man had a brick thrown in his face and an LBC reporter was told she should be raped and not allowed to have children.

United Kingdom
Friday, January 29, 2016
Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan has been jailed for 23 years (Picture: PA Images)

Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan, who raped two of his followers and kept his daughter a ‘slave’ for decades, has today been jailed for 23 years.

Southwark Crown Court
Friday, January 29, 2016
The leaflet urged people to go to Islamic State-controlled areas [Photograph courtesy of Ghaffar Hussain of the Quillam Foundation]

A Muslim convert has been jailed for trying to drum up support for Islamic State outside Topshop on Oxford Street, shocking shoppers, with a judge saying his accent could have ‘lured’ young people to their deaths.

UN Court
Friday, January 29, 2016
Daniel Young was killed during rush hour On Tuesday January 19 (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Police have charged a man with the murder of Daniel Young, a university lecturer killed on his way to work ten days ago.

Friday, January 29, 2016
Police want to speak to this man (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Police are looking for a serial groper after a man sexually assaulted three young girls on a bus in Enfield, and a woman who was travelling with a young child in a separate incident.

Thursday, January 28, 2016
An 87-year-old woman was left 'traumatised' after being attacked on a route 166 bus in Croydon by a teenage girl (Picture: Commons)

An 87-year-old woman was left ‘petrified’ and ‘changed’ after a teenager punched her in the face on a Croydon 166 bus.

Thursday, January 28, 2016
A man was stabbed to death by the tennis courts in the park in Hayes (Picture: StreetView)

A murder investigation is underway after a 44-year-old man was brutally stabbed next to the tennis courts in a Hayes park last night.

Scotland Yard
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Police want to speak to these two men about the sexual assault allegations (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

This CCTV footage depicts two men police want to speak to after four boys, all 13, were sexually assaulted on the footpath on Lower Clapton Road at the Atherden Road Junction on their way to school.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Over 300 plants were found in the house in Alexandra Drive (Picture: Kingston MPS)

Two south west London marijuana growers were caught green-handed with more than 300 shrubs in an innocent-looking house.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
The scene of the construction site off Goswell Road, Finsbury, last Wednesday afternoon. Picture: Daniel McGowan

The human bones unearthed by construction workers last week are from the Victorian age.

Metropolitan Police
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Trevor Monk, 47,  filmed himself abusing girls as young as eight on a trip to the Philippines (Photo: NCA/PA Wire


A paedophile who filmed himself abusing girls as young as eight on a trip to the Philippines has been jailed for 19 years and six months for his “depraved and revolting” behaviour.

UN Court
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Police want to speak to this man about the violence on board buses (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Police are looking for a man suspected of beating up two different men in unprovoked attacks on Route 18 buses on the same day.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
The raided Chanel store on Brompton Road (Photo:  @julietangus/PA Wire


A Chanel boutique in South Kensington has been burgled after raiders drove a car into the glass frontage and stole designer goods - and Lindsay Lohan has told people to “say a prayer” for them.

Metropolitan Police





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