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Galatasaray fans light flares after conceding a second goal  (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Flares were thrown onto the pitch at the Arsenal v Galatasary Championship League match last night - with seven men arrested for various disorder offences.

Mohammed Kozbar, manager of Finsbury Park Mosque

A leader of Islington’s Muslim community has voiced his fear that the attempted murder of an Archway shopkeeper may have been fuelled by Islamophobia following the atrocities committed by extremist group Isil.

Islington Council
Yesterday, 14:06
The man filmed himself raping his wife on her mobile phone

A man who repeatedly raped his wife and filmed it on her mobile phone has been jailed for 13 years.

Yesterday, 10:47
Officers want to speak to this man in connection with a stabbing on a tram in Croydon (Picture: British Transport Police)

A 15-year-old boy was left with a punctured lung after a man lunged at passengers on a Tramlink service near West Croydon with a knife, stabbing him five times.

British Transport Police
Tue, 18:16
DJ Neil Fox has been arrested over alleged historical sex offences against two women  (Photo by Neil P. Mockford/Getty Images)

The Magic Radio presenter Neil Fox has been taken off the air after being arrested over alleged historical sex offences against two women.

London police
Tue, 17:56
Professor Gennadij Raivich was given a suspended sentence for sexually assaulting a woman who came to him looking for a sperm donor (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

An ex-professor at UCL who operated a private sperm bank and fathered more than 50 children has avoided jail despite being convicted of sexually assaulting a woman who came to him looking for a donor.

Tue, 08:45
Do you recognise this man?

This CCTV footage shows the terrifying moments during a robbery at an internet cafe and money exchange in Tottenham High Road.

Tue, 07:56
Drugs, cash and makeshift weapons seized in Cook's Yard

Police have seized drugs worth hundreds of pounds in Captain Cook’s Yard in London’s East End.

Met Police
Mon, 18:38
Carlton Andre was sentenced to 18 months in prison at Woolwich Crown Court today (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A hapless burglar who spent 17 hours in a tree overhanging train lines in Charlton while trying to evade police has been jailed of 18 months after causing travel chaos for thousands of passengers.

British Transport Police
Mon, 18:13
Shereka Marsh, pictured here on sports day at the Urswick School, was shot and killed in March this year

A schoolboy is facing years behind bars after being convicted of accidentally shooting 15-year-old girl dead while ‘showing off’ with a gangster’s gun in his bedroom.

Mon, 13:29
A Hatzola ambulance at the scene of the accident in Amhurst Park last night (Picture: Betzalel Just/Hackney Gazette)

A man was seriously injured in a hit and run in Stamford Hill after police attempted to pull a car over last night.

London Ambulance Service
Mon, 13:25
West Ham's James Tomkins. Picture: PA

West Ham defender James Tomkins has been fined £3,500 for assaulting a police officer.

Mon, 12:18
Stella Creasy was abused on Twitter after supporting Caroline Criado-Perez (right) in a campaign to get a female figure onto a UK banknot (Photo by Chris Ratcliffe - Pool/Getty Images)

The Twitter troll who abused Stella Creasy after the Walthamstow MP supported the campaign to get a female figure onto a UK banknote has been jailed for 18 weeks.

Mon, 09:06
An e-fit of the man wanted for the Orpington sex attack

A woman was grabbed by a man who pulled her behind a hedge in an Orpington church cemetery before sexually assaulting her.

Sunday, September 28, 2014
Tower Hamlets has denied the borough could be subject to the next 'Trojan Horse' inquiry. Picture here, Oldknow Academy, one of the Birmingham schools at the centre of the extremism plot scandal. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Tower Hamlets council has strongly denied claims that its schools are to be investigated for falling under the influence of Islamist fundamentalists.

United Kingdom
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Two of the teens have been charged but cannot be named for legal reasons

The suspects, all aged 16 to 17-years-old and of Albanian origin, were the subject of a recent investigation by officers from the Met’s Child Exploitation Team.

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Alexis Scott placed the money she took from travellers at Gatwick airport under her uniform hat (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

A corrupt former PCSO has been jailed for six years after conning passengers at Gatwick out of thousands of pounds and hiding it under her police hat.

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Anjem Choudary is believed to be one of nine people arrested in anti-terror raids in London today (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

The radical Islamist preacher Anjem Choudary is understood to be one of nine men arrested on suspicion of belonging to a banned terrorism group in dawn raids by police in London this morning.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The woman was hit by a train at Finsbury Park Tube station. Picture: Stephen Moore

A woman is being treated in hospital after being hit by a train at Finsbury Park station.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The attack occurred in broad daylight on Oldhill Street [Photograph from Google StreetView]

A young boy was sexually assaulted as he walked along Oldhill Street in Stamford Hill on Sunday September 14.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

A man has been charged with religiously aggravated harassment and using threatening words or behaviour after an anti-semitic incident on a bus in north London.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Francis Olawole has been convicted of sexual assault on the rail network for a second time [Photograph from British Transport Police]

A man from Newham who sexually assaulted a woman and exposed himself to her on the DLR has been sentenced to 16 months in prison and placed on the sex offenders register for seven years.

British Transport Police
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
An IED (Improvised Explosive Device) is detonated in Baghdad in 2007.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Officers from the Metropolitan Police’s Counter Terrorism Command today raided an address in northwest London.

Monday, September 22, 2014
Barking Abbey with St Margaret's Church

The dead body of a 21-year-old man was found in the grounds of a Barking church on Saturday.

Monday, September 22, 2014
The pensioner may lose his eyesight after the assault in Westbourne Park.

The shocking moment a pensioner driving to morning prayers was so savagely attacked that he may now lose his sight has been captured on CCTV.

London Ambulance Service
Monday, September 22, 2014
The court heard the plot was inspired by the hit US show Breaking Bad, starring Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn and Bryan Cranston (Picture: UPI/Phil McCarten /LANDOV)

A lovestruck daughter tried to kill her ‘controlling and selfish’ mother by lacing her Diet Coke with poison and watching her drink it in a plot inspired by Breaking Bad, a court has heard.

Southwark Crown Court
Monday, September 22, 2014
Police were called to an incident on Crow Lane in Romford early on Saturday morning. [Photograph from Google StreetView]

A woman was raped in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Monday, September 22, 2014
The attack took place at the couple's home in Benfleet Road, Sutton, on Saturday night (Picture: Google Streetview)

The owners of a bungalow in a quiet cul-de-sac fought off two masked burglars who smashed their way into their home on Saturday night and demanded them to open a safe at gun-point.

Monday, September 22, 2014
Rakesh Desoura died after an assault in Ryefield Avenue, Uxbridge on September 18 (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A man who died in Uxbridge last week was trying to break up a fight outside of a shop near his house, a neighbour has said.

Evening Standard
Saturday, September 20, 2014
People have been out in force tying yellow ribbons to lamp posts to urge people to keep looking for Alice Gross (Picture by Carlene Bender)

The Metropolitan Police Service have said the hunt for missing schoolgirl Alice Gross is the biggest search they have mounted since the 7/7 terror attacks.

Friday, September 19, 2014
The teenagers were found guilty at the Old Bailey (Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

A boy has been found guilty of raping a teenager in a Willesden alleyway in punishment for spreading rumours about his sister.

UN Court
Friday, September 19, 2014
Atek Hussain was 32 when he was stabbed to death outside his East Ham home

Detectives have launched a fresh appeal for answers to help solve the death of a father-of-three 20 years on.

Friday, September 19, 2014
The man died at the scene in Ryefield Avenue in Uxbridge depite the work of paramedics (Picture: Google Streetview)

A murder investigation has been launched after a 42-year-old man died at a house in Uxbridge yesterday afternoon.

Homicide and Major Crime Command
Thursday, September 18, 2014
The Tarasov brothers: (from left to right) Jurius, 33, Viktoras, 39, and Valodia, 35 (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A man died after he jumped out of a window to escape three brothers who were attacking him for stealing a mobile phone - that was actually just lost.


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Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?

Victoria Beckham has said she has hung onto the dress she wore on her first date with David for their daughter, Harper.

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Jeremy and Erin Morris. Picture: Dave M. Benett/Getty Images.

A Primrose Hill woman blamed for throwing rowdy all-night parties with her husband has apologised for disturbing neighbours – and described their antics as “middle-aged ravers getting out of control”.

The attack happened on Pratt Street, at the juntion with Camden High Street, on Wednesday morning (Picture: Google Streetview)

A cyclist was forced to use his bike as a shield to dodge blows from a metal rod after a man launched an attack on him in Camden Town.

(Photo by Danny E. Martindale/Getty Images)

Thousands attended a peaceful demonstration outside the Chinese Embassy in Portland Place last night.

London Bloggers

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The cast, including Josie Lawrence and Mike Myers

Simon Collins catches up with the improv impresarios, who despite being the world’s longest-running comedy show with the same cast, have lost none of the razor-sharp wit:

Monday, September 1, 2014
Do you really need an explanation for that?! (Pic by Serena Marinelli)

If you’ve ever seen an Italian movie, you would probably know how important body language is in the culture.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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.