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A 68-year-old man has today been arrested on suspicion of arranging the prostitution of a child under the age of 18 and supplying Class A drugs.

The woman was attacked as she got the train home from Paddington station (Picture: British Transport Police)

A woman was sexually assaulted after she fell asleep on a train from Paddington to Reading after a night out in London.

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The man was found at an address in Cumberland Street in Pimlico (Picture: Google Streetview)

A man was found with gunshot and stab wounds at a house in Pimlico in the early hours of this morning say police, who are appealing for information.

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Victim Adrian Young was stabbed to death in Cromwell Road, Croydon (Google Street View)

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was stabbed to death in Cromwell Road, Croydon last night.

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Leeds University student Mary Brandon before and after the vicious attack - because she asked a man not to grope her [Photograph from Facebook]

A woman has posted these shocking pictures on Facebook after she was brutally beaten by a man at Notting Hill Carnival on Bank Holiday Monday – for telling him not to grab her bottom.

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Yesterday, 17:14
The shocking attack took place on a bus in Rainham

A 23-year-old man smashed through a screen and grabbed a bus driver by the throat in an “unprovoked” and “vicious” attack.

Yesterday, 17:03
Tiny bunny Carnival is looking for a new home (Pic credit: Mayhew)

Two rabbits are looking for a new family after they were dumped by their owner who callously hurled them over a fence into a park in Wembley.

Yesterday, 15:13
Andre Alexis took a pistol out of his bag and dismantled it on the concourse at Euston station in front of frightened passengers (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

A mentally ill man pulled a gun out of his bag and terrified passengers as he dismantled it on the concourse at Euston.

Yesterday, 10:27
The man attempted to stab security staff and police officers at a branch of Sainsbury's in Southwark (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and robbery after he allegedly threatened to stab police officers and security staff with a pair of scissors at a Sainsbury’s in Southwark.

London police
Yesterday, 07:27
Residents say visitors to XOXO often cause trouble

A mass brawl in which girls allegedly punched and kicked each other before intimidating a police officer has led to a club’s hours being slashed.

Yesterday, 06:41
Dean Street Townhouse was targeted in the robbery (Pic: Google Street View)

Two armed robbers burst into the Dean Street Townhouse in central London this morning, where they tied up staff and stole money.

London
Friday, August 22, 2014
The student was caught trying to board a flight at Stansted Airport with eight flares in his luggage (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

A student from north London was caught trying to board a plane at Stansted Airport with eight explosive flares and a terrorist manual.

London
Friday, August 22, 2014
The former PCSO contacted the Sun newspaper to inform them a supermodel was about to be arrested for assault (Photo illustration by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

An ex-PSCO in Westminster is facing jail after admitting contacting the Sun to tell them a supermodel was attending a police station in London accused of assault

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Friday, August 22, 2014
Thousands of fans headed to Reading to watch bands including the Arctic Monkeys (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Firefly Music Festival)

A London man and a 14-year-old boy have been arrested on suspicion of raping a young woman at Reading Festival.

Surrey
Friday, August 22, 2014
Yusef Al-Jaaf, 19, was sentenced to life at the Old Bailey (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A teenager has been jailed for life after admitting stabbing his friend multiple times in a ‘brutal murder’ over a trivial dispute concerning £30.

Homicide and Major Crime Command
Friday, August 22, 2014
Pet owners are keeping their animals inside after at least four cats were poisoned (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

A group of neighbours fear there could be a pet killer on the loose after several cats in Dagenham were poisoned by antifreeze.

Friday, August 22, 2014
The woman was attacked after she boarded a train to Birmingham New Street from Euston Station (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

An appeal has been launched after a woman who fell asleep on a train leaving Euston awoke to find a man sexually assaulting her.

British Transport Police
Friday, August 22, 2014
Thousands throng around the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in Mecca

A Forest Gate travel agent has been arrested and £400,000 seized over the suspected fraudulent sale of package holidays to devout Muslims making the once-in-a-lifetime Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca.

London Police
Friday, August 22, 2014
Kevin Mellon swung a bag of Jack Russell puppies in the street before kicking their pregnant mother (Pic credit: PA)

A dog breeder from Kilburn has been banned from keeping pets for three years - after he was caught swinging a sack of Jack Russell puppies as he sold them in the streets of Soho at 1 am.

Thursday, August 21, 2014
The Ford Focus careered off the road and was planted in the front of a house in Barnet (Picture: Samantha Dossett)

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.

London
Thursday, August 21, 2014
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.

Thursday, August 21, 2014
Finsbury Park: normally much more peaceful [Photograph by Panhard]

A pre-Notting Hill Carnival ‘block party’ in Finsbury Park turned nasty on Wednesday night when a teenager was stabbed and a police officer was slashed in the face.

Metropolitan Police
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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
Monday, August 18, 2014
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.

Monday, August 18, 2014
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
Monday, August 18, 2014
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.

Monday, August 18, 2014
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’.

Monday, August 18, 2014
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.

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Dynamo spotted by Steve Spencer

Fans of magician Dynamo were delighted by his latest trick: appearing to ‘levitate’ from The Shard near London Bridge.

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Undated handout photo issued by Battersea Dogs & Cats Home of Bless with Geoff and Sylvia Shoesmith, of Chelmsford, Essex. The mournful-looking stray which was thought to be putting potential adopters off with her hangdog expression has finally found a home.  PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday August 27, 2014. Bless was the most long-term resident at Battersea, with staff believing the lack of interest was down to the doleful dog's permanently sad expression. But following publicity, the Shoesmiths leapt at the chance to take the six-year-old in after being drawn to her loving personality and calm, kindly temperament.  See PA story ANIMALS Sad. Photo credit should read: Battersea Dogs & Cats Home /PA Wire

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A frowning dog can wag her tail again after our plea to find her a new owner was a success!

Lilian Jean Turner  was seen wearing a white blouse embroidered with flowers, black trousers and white sandals and also had a walking stick and holdall with her [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Police are increasingly worried about an 85-year-old woman who went missing in Penge on Wednesday morning.

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London Bloggers

Yesterday, 11:01
Don't waste any of your harvest

If you are now inundated with ripe tomatoes, juicy green beans, berries and herbs, don’t leave them to go stringy or mouldy because the freezer can go a long way to making your crops last well into winter.

Friday, August 22, 2014
It turns out painting is the perfect thing to do in bars

I’m somewhat of a casual, lazy and very much amateur painter and after a busy day at work, the prospect of getting all my brushes, acrylics, water and other faff out is far from appealing.

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?

Quizzes

I'm only going to say this once: Stand. On. The. Right.

James Bond is Britain’s most famous secret agent, and the capital is its most famous city, so it makes sense that 007 would live and work here when he isn’t gallivanting around the world.

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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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