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A gang of four hooded men threatened a Brixton Hill shopkeeper with a gun and a knife before making off with money, vodka and cigarettes, police said as they appeal for information.

Officers had to call for reinforcements to help rescue the woman

A man has been jailed for raping his ex-wife in a landmark first ‘victimless’ rape conviction.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
11:27
A man has been bailed pending further enquiries

A man has been arrested after a 12-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted at Liverpool Street Station.

London Police
Swans are protected under UK law  (Photo: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

A swan has been found dead and mutilated near railway lines in north London, in what officials are calling an ‘offensive’ and ‘very distressing’ crime.

British Transport Police
07:59
(Picture: @beckileigh_x)

Terrified residents were evacuated from their homes in east London yesterday after police firearms and explosive officers were called to reports of man threatening to shoot himself.

London Ambulance Service
07:24
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Dozens of people gatecrashed Wirelsss festival in Finsbury Park at the weekend, battering through the 9ft metal fencing.

Yesterday, 14:46
John Palmer was shot in the chest at his home

The family of John “Goldfinger” Palmer who was found murdered in his home say they have been “devastated” by his death.

Yesterday, 14:08
Wayne Powell was shot dead in east London

Police have offered a reward of £20,000 to solve a murder which took place five years ago in Chingford, east London.

Friday, July 3, 2015
Azelle Rodney was shot dead 10 years ago (Photo: PA Wire)

A Met marksman who who blasted suspected armed robber Azelle Rodney six times at close range 10 years ago has been cleared of his murder.

UN Court
Friday, July 3, 2015
Hordes of police were sent in tot control the situation (Photo: @mansfieldmaddie, used with permission)

Police were called to a huge brawl in Shooters Hill last night after a party got out of hand.

Scotland Yard
Friday, July 3, 2015
Police would like to speak to this woman

A Footlocker shop worker was sprayed in the face with bleach in a vicious attack in Kilburn, west London.

London
Friday, July 3, 2015
Do you recognise this man? If so, please contact British Transport Police on the number listed below

Police are looking for a rugby fan after a woman was inappropriately touched after the official Army vs Navy rugby match on Saturday May 9.

British Transport Police
Friday, July 3, 2015
Blackfriars Crown Court (Picture: PA Images)

A woman prison custody officer who was allegedly assaulted as she escorted a prisoner at Blackfriars Crown Court on Monday has died.

Scotland Yard
Friday, July 3, 2015
A later Premier League match between Everton and Tottenham Hotspur at Goodison Park on May 24 (Photo: Chris Brunskill/Getty Images)

Six males, including a 15-year-old boy, were arrested in a series of swoops across Liverpool, the Wirral and Warrington yesterday after a violent attack outside a pub on Islington’s Caledonian Road.

Scotland Yard
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Missing: Shaheed Forde-Bryan (Picture: Met Police)

Shaheed Forde-Bryan from Rainham, east London has not been home since Sunday June 14 and police are appealing for help to locate him.

London
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Forensic officers at the murder scene (Pic credit: Hannah McGrath)

A man has been shot dead near Wembley in the early hours of this morning.

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Cumberland Avenue. Picture: Google Maps

An east London man was stabbed in the chest when a weapon-wielding gang stormed his home and attacked him with a meat cleaver and an axe.

London
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Archway Underground Station (Picture: Commons/Sunil Prasannan)

A 15-year-old who was stabbed in broad daylight outside Archway Underground Station this morning managed to travel to East Finchley before being taken to hospital, police said.

London hospital
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Snaresbrook Crown Court (Photo: John Stillwell/PA)

A Queen’s Park man who kidnapped a drug dealer and threatened to cut off his testicles in a ‘Scarface’ sting has been jailed for 14 years.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Police were called to reports of ahooting on Green Lane in Goodmayes (Photo: Google StreetView)

Police have been called to reports of a man shot in Goodmayes this morning.

London Ambulance Service
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Fabian Downie

A pervert who performed a solo sex act on six London buses, including one in Old Street, has been jailed.

London
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
The inicdent took place near Station Road and Ranelagh Road in Harlesden (Photo: Google StreetView)

Police have arrested a 29-year-old man on suspicion of murder after a fatal stabbing in Harlesden last night.

Homicide and Major Crime Command
Monday, June 29, 2015
The trial continues at the Old Bailey

A woman accused of killing a suspected paedophile has denied stabbing him but admitted to “poking” him with a knife following a confrontation, a court heard today.

Monday, June 29, 2015
Police want to speak to this man about the schoolgirl's 'frightening' ordeal (Photo: BTP)

Police are hunting a pervert who groped a 15-year-old girl on her way to school - and even followed her when she changed lines.

British Transport Police
Monday, June 29, 2015
Police want to speak to this woman about the incident (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Police want to speak to a woman in her sixties after an osteoporosis sufferer was knocked to the floor in a dispute over a priority seat on a bus.

Monday, June 29, 2015
Police want to speak to this man, who was carrying a silver mountain bike (Photo: British Transport Police)

Police have released CCTV images to find a witness to an ‘unprovoked attack’ which saw two people sprayed with a chemical on a London Overground train at South Tottenham.

Monday, June 29, 2015
(Picture: Met Police)

A 29-year-old who was sectioned after flashing members of the public has gone missing from a Tottenham hospital, police said on Sunday.

Met Police
Monday, June 29, 2015
Police

On Saturday police charged a man with the murder of Ogarra Dixon, who was shot dead in Denmark Hill, Lambeth on Wednesday June 17.

Sunday, June 28, 2015
Aerial view of the Olympic Park, Stratford (Picture: Dominic Lipinsk/ PA images)

A 44-year-old sub-contractor fell to his death while working at the Olympic Stadium in Stratford and was found early Sunday morning, police said.

London Ambulance Service
Friday, June 26, 2015
Police in Bradfield Drive, Barking after recovering the car

A car was stolen today in Barking - with a young boy still inside.

Friday, June 26, 2015
Edward Kosmidek, 76, was last seen on Wednesday when he left his home on Sloane Street. (Picture: Met Police)

An elderly man has gone missing in his pyjamas and was last seen walking past a Gucci store in Chelsea, police said.

Friday, June 26, 2015
The Rotherhithe Tunnel was closed after a man was found with a serious head injury on the south-side approach

A teenager is fighting for his life after being found by police collapsed on the south-side approach to the Rotherhithe Tunnel in the early hours of this morning.

London hospital
Friday, June 26, 2015
Metropolitan Police Commissoner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe

A drink driver has written an incredible letter to police praising the officer who arrested him and helped turn his life around.

Thursday, June 25, 2015
The 12-year-old was stabbed near Stanway Court, Hoxton (Photo: Google StreetView)

A 12-year-old boy is in a serious condition after being stabbed eight times in his back and chest in Hoxton.

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Police outside South Tottenham station (Picture: B Just)

A rail worker and commuter were hospitalised after a ‘substance’ was thrown in their faces on a London Overground train near South Tottenham last night, police said.

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