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A vicious kidnap gang who tortured their victim with knives and a hot iron during a terrifying 36 -hour ordeal have been jailed for a total of 60 years.

Tue, 16:45
Pictured: not the perfect crime [Photograph by Flixtey/Wikimedia Commons]

An Ilford man has escaped jail after he tried to rob a bookmakers with a tin of fish.

Tue, 09:51
Chun Man Ho has now been convicted of six different sex offences [Photograph from British Transport Police]

An Edgware man has been jailed after he molested a 15-year-old boy on a crowded District Line train.

British Transport Police
Tue, 09:28
British Transport Police would like to speak to woman pictured (Pic: Youtube/Channel Mix)

A woman has been secretly filmed hurling abuse at fellow commuters on the district line.

British Transport Police
Tue, 09:18
The Homocide and Major Crime Command unit are investigating

A murder investigation has been launched after a woman’s body was found in a flat in Romily Court off Landridge Road.

Homicide and Major Crime Command
Mon, 18:04
The hunt is on to find the three knifemen

A cyclist was the victim of a horrific unprovoked attack when he was stabbed five times by a trio of thugs - but still managed to get back on his bike and keep riding.

Mon, 13:59
British Transport Police would like to speak to this woman pictured in the station on CCTV (Pic: British Transport Police)

Police are appealing for information after a deaf homeless woman was physically assaulted at Wanstead tube station over the weekend.

British Transport Police
Mon, 13:54
Black cab David Perry, 'abused position of trust' when preying on sleeping  passengers

Police fears pervert may have preyed on more victims during 25-year cabbie career

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Mon, 13:42
Police want to speak to this woman after an assault on the 118 bus to Brixton [Images from Metropolitan Police]

Police have issued CCTV images after a woman was beaten and kicked in a row aboard a night bus on New Year’s Day.

Mon, 09:59
Police believe the attack took place behind the Surbiton KFC, on the Electric Parade (Pic: Google Maps)

Police are appealing for information after two men were seriously injured near a KFC in Surbiton.

Sunday, March 29, 2015
The incident took place on this street in Newham [Image from Google StreetView]

A man in his twenties has been charged with murder after a man died at a house at East Ham on Saturday night.

London police
Friday, March 27, 2015
The news means at least nine girls travelled to, or wanted to travel to, Syria after attending the coeducational academy [Image from Google StreetView]

The High Court has banned five teenage girls from travelling abroad after they expressed an interest in going to Syria – just weeks after three of their schoolmates left to join the Islamic State.

High Court
Friday, March 27, 2015

We previously ran an appeal asking the public to report any sightings of Joshua Packman, a young man who was receiving treatment at a mental health unit in Enfield.

Friday, March 27, 2015
McDonagh has been jailed for four years [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A conman has been jailed for locking a 90-year-old man in his basement in order to burgle his Fulham home.

Friday, March 27, 2015
Do you know this man? [Photograph from British Transport Police]

Police are hunting a thug who attacked a 17-year-old boy with half a brick on a train journey from Crystal Palace to East Dulwich - then snatched a man’s phone in West Norwood station.

British Transport Police
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Mohammed Yasser Afzal

The man accused of murdering a minicab controller admitted in a typed letter found in his pocket that he killed him “because of his own crazy feelings”, a court heard today.

UN Court
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Demetris Costa Hapeshi used the University's database to get a student's phone number  [Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images]

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.

Thursday, March 26, 2015
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’.

Thursday, March 26, 2015
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.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
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.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
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.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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
Monday, March 23, 2015
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

Monday, March 23, 2015
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.

Monday, March 23, 2015
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.

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

Monthly mobile and broadband customers, as well as pay as you go users will be able to text for a free charger.

He’s still got his Mayor Of London account for the day job, but his personal account is much more, well Boris.

And we know just which leader is standing at which shiny new podium.

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.