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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.

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’.

London
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.

London
Yesterday, 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.

Yesterday, 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.

London
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.

London
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.

London
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.

Surrey
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
Monday, March 16, 2015
Police want to speak to this man after an unprovoked atack in Hoxton (Picture: Met Police)

Police have released CCTV of a suspect after a man was knocked out while walking with friends in Hoxton in an unprovoked attack.

Monday, March 16, 2015
The 82-year-old woman was attacked after she left Morrisons in Palmers Green (Picture: Google)

An 82-year-old woman was knocked to the ground by two thugs who robbed her in broad daylight in Palmers Green in what police called a ‘callous attack’.

London hospital
Sunday, March 15, 2015
The boys were arrested on the border between Turkey and Syria (Photo by Getty Images)

Three teenage boys from north west London have been bailed by police after being detained by Turkish officials as they attempted to travel to Syria.

London police
Friday, March 13, 2015
Police want to talk to this man over a sexual assault on a Camden bus

A woman was sexually assaulted while travelling on a Camden bus in the early hours of the morning.

Friday, March 13, 2015
Police want to speak to these men after a man was attacked for his top hat (Picture: British Transport Police)

A man was attacked on a train to London by three men after he refused their request to let them borrow his top hat.

British Transport Police
Friday, March 13, 2015
51-year-old Phillip Steels was murdered in Enfield last year (Picture: Met Police)

A drug dealer high on a cocktail of illegal substances murdered a stranger when he picked up a brick and caved in his face - then asked police if he could go home saying ‘I promise I won’t kill again’.

The Government was defeated – and William Hague faced accusations of “shabby” tactics.

Benedict Cumberbatch might be a relative, but at least one “mourner” wasn’t happy about the Ricardian revival going on.

Prosecutors say it appears the crash which killed 144 passengers and six crew was deliberate.

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.