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A young teenage girl from Barnet has gone missing in central London and police are urging anyone who might have seen her to contact them.

Ola Raji died from a single gunshot wound [Photo by Metropolitan Police]

Police have named the 20-year-old victim of a violent attack in East Surry Grove as Ola Raji.

Scotland Yard
The incident took place on a District Line train like this one [Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images]

A woman who poured out a torrent of racial abuse at two men a District Line train between Embankment and Plaistow is being hunted by police.

British Transport Police
Yesterday, 17:13
Salah Mohammed was illegally touting for business near this carwash on Great Eastern Street when he picked up the victim [Image from Google StreetView]

A minicab driver has been jailed after picking up a woman in Shoreditch and taking to his friend’s house in Walthamstow, where she was raped.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Yesterday, 11:25
Police want to know who these two men are [Photographs from Metropolitan Police]

Police are looking for two witnesses to a vicious assault that took place in Camden Lock and left the victim needing hospital treatment.

Yesterday, 07:13

A 34-year-old has been charged with murder after a man was stabbed to death in Leyton over the weekend.

Friday, April 24, 2015
Police want to talk to this woman about the incident

Police have released an image of a woman they want to speak to after a Muslim woman wearing a head scarf was racially abused on a Piccadilly line train.

British Transport Police
Friday, April 24, 2015
Peter Mussett sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl on the DLR

A 32-year-old man carried out an ‘incredibly frightening’ sexual assault on a 12-year-old girl travelling alone on the DLR.

Friday, April 24, 2015
Police have released a CCTV image of a cyclist believed to have knocked a woman to the ground.

CCTV images of a cyclist accused of forcefully knocking a woman over in Bermondsey before speeding off have been released by police.

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Thursday, April 23, 2015
Ambrose Ball has been missing since January 24

Police have recovered a body from the River Lea and believe it may be that of Ambrose Ball, who went missing in January after crashing his car.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Scotland Yard would like to speak to this man in connection with the attack [Photo by Metropolitan Police]

A 13-year-old girl was sexually attacked on a Bromley-bound bus, police have revealed.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The man was attacked until he got off the train at King's Cross station (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

A Victoria Line passenger was subjected to a vile racist tirade after asking a man not to spit on the Underground.

British Transport Police
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The thieves used a heavy duty drill to bore through the vault

This interactive graphic shows exactly how the thieves in the ambitious Hatton Garden heist used super drills to bore through vault walls and steal £60million of diamonds.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
RSPCA officers with dogs rescued by the charity  (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

London has the highest number of animal cruelty complaints in England, the RSPCA has said.

United Kingdom
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Mark Edwards was jailed over lying about a drink drive collision.

A father and daughter have been sent to prison after they attempted to cover up what happened on the night of a drive drive collision.

Monday, April 20, 2015
Police would like to speak to this man [Images from Metropolitan Police]

Police are hunting a man who groped a woman on a bus bound for Heathrow Airport.

Monday, April 20, 2015
Muhammed Tahir is forbidden to use the tube [Photo: British Transport Police]

A middle-aged man from Hackney has been banned from using the London Underground after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting a female passenger.

London
Monday, April 20, 2015
The Cathay Airways pilot has been released on bail pending a further investigation (Photo by Christian Keenan/Getty Images)

A pilot has been arrested at London Heathrow airport after he allegedly tried to travel with a number of knives on a passenger flight to Hong Kong, police have said.

Met Police
Monday, April 20, 2015
Asim Marku was skilled in Leyton on Thursday last week [Photo: Metropolitan Police]

The Metropolitan Police have arrested 43-year-old Hysni Aydyli in connection with the murder of a 34-year-old man in Leyton.

Metropolitan Police
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Peter Fox was captured on CCTV in Euston Station [Photo: Metropolitan Police]

Police have released CCTV pictures of Peter Fox walking through Euston station and appealed for the 26-year-old to contact them after his mother and sister were found dead.

Metropolitan Police
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Murder victim Abdul Arwani

A fourth person has been arrested in the hunt for the murderer of an imam in north London, Scotland Yard has revealed.

Scotland Yard
Friday, April 17, 2015
Do you recognise this man? British Transport Police want to speak to him [Photo by British Transport Police]

Police are trying to identify a man they believe pretended to be asleep as he groped a woman on a late night train from Paddington to Oxford.

British Transport Police
Friday, April 17, 2015
British Transport Police would like to speak to this man in connection with the assault on the west London tram [Photo from British Transport Police]

A 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted on a London tram travelling between Belgrave Walk and Wimbledon.

British Transport Police
Friday, April 17, 2015
The two teens were taken to hospital with stab wounds Pic: @BotanglesK

Young men chased by biker gang - one carrying a 2ft sword

London Ambulance Service
Friday, April 17, 2015
Mohammed Faisal Riasat has been jailed after police found drugs in his underpants

A drug dealer who complained that police would make his mum cry after they discovered a haul of Class A drugs in his boxer shorts has been jailed.

London police
Friday, April 17, 2015
A murder investigation is underway after a man was stabbed in Lea Bridge Road, Leyton

A murder investigation is underway after a fatal stabbing in Lea Bridge Road, Leyton, last night.

London Ambulance Service
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Anyone with any information about the attack should contact the police [Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images]

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was badly injured in an attack on Teddington footbridge.

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Two 13-year-old girls were left in hopstial after a savage attack by a gang outside Crouch Hall Court

Teens left in hospital after young thugs ‘stamp on their heads’ in vicious assualt

Thursday, April 16, 2015
The key suspect in the killing of Abdul Hadi Arwani is believed to be the brother of Boney M singer Liz Mitchell [Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images]

The suspect in the slaying of north London imam Abdul Hadi Arwani is also the brother of the lead singer of a famous disco band.

Scotland Yard
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Leonie Granger in the Palm Beach Casino in central London on the night of March 23

A care worker who lured a Canonbury gambler to his death has been found guilty of manslaughter.

UN Court
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Do you recognise this man? [Photograph from British Transport Police]

Police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a woman on the Tube bewtween Fulham Broadway and Earls Court during the morning rush hour.

British Transport Police
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Ellis will appear at Southwark Crown Court on Tuesday April 28 (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

A pensioner has denied sexually abusing a boy at St Paul’s boys’ school.

Southwark Crown Court
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Murder victim Abdul Arwani

A second man has been arrested over the murder of Abdul Hadi Arwani, who was found dead in his car in Wembley a week ago, on the same day another accused man appeared in court.

Metropolitan Police
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Police had initially gone to arrest the occupant for failing to pay their electricity bill - but found a cannabis farm instead [Picture: Redbridge MPS]

Police looking for a home owner who had failed to pay their energy bills ended up raiding a cannabis farm in East London.

London
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Flats overlook Topham Square, where the incident took place, and police are asking for anyone who saw what happened to come forward [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Haringey police are appealing for witnesses after a 15-year-old girl was attacked with a pole in Topham Square near Risley Avenue on Saturday.

London Ambulance Service

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Two phones. Same phone case. Genius.

To celebrate the launch of the first luxury dual phone case, PearPeel, we are giving away two of the black leather Rocha cases, perfect for holding two iPhone 6 handsets.

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London Bloggers

Monday, April 13, 2015
Vintage fashion shopping is a joy in London (Photo by Graham French/BIPs/Getty Images)

In with the old, out with the new. This is the mantra of the best London vintage shoppers today, whose aesthetic of effortless chic is becoming more sought after.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Eating the right foods can significantly improve your mood

Think sweet treats make you feel better? ‘Comfort foods’ could be adding to your misery.