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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.

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.

Yesterday, 15:22
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.

Yesterday, 15:11
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.

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Yesterday, 13:04
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
Yesterday, 12:03
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.

Yesterday, 10:48
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.

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Yesterday, 08:19
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.

Surrey
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.

Thursday, September 18, 2014
The shopping trolley fell from 25 feet and could have killed someone [Photograph by allenthepostman]

Officers are trying to trace three people after a 12-year-old boy was injured by a flying shopping trolley in south-east London.

London hospital
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Police want to speak to this man in connection with a racial attack at Regent's Park Tube station (Picture: British Transport Police)

A young woman was swore at, kicked, shoved, and racially abused at Regent’s Park Tube station - whilst bystanders looked on and did nothing.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014
This £250,000 ring was stolen from a house in Penge (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

An appeal has been launched to trace a £250,000 diamond ring stolen from a house in Penge.

Thursday, September 18, 2014
Leighann Duffy was killed following an attack at a house in Walthamstow on Monday September 1 (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Lloyd Byfield, 48. has been charged with the murder of Leighann Duffy.

Thursday, September 18, 2014
Sean Rigg, a 40-year-old mentally-ill musician, died in police custody six years ago (Picture: Hickman & Rose Solicitors/PA Wire)

The constable under investigation over the death of mentally-ill musician in police custody told bosses he wants to resign and become a clergyman.

Scotland Yard
Thursday, September 18, 2014
The officer has been charged in connection with the theft of money from a police station tuck shop (Photo Illustration by Chris Ratcliffe-Pool/Getty Images)

A police officer has been charged with theft relating to an investigation into the stealing of money from a tuck shop inside the station.

Thursday, September 18, 2014
The female pedestrian was hit by the stolen car on Shepherds Hill, close to the junction with Archway (Picture: Google Streetview)

A man has been charged after a stolen car led police on a high-speed chase in north London before smashing into a pedestrian causing serious injury and fleeing the scene.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The scene outside the Tesco the following morning. [Photograph by John Hercock]

A 58-year-old man was “tarred and feathered” while he lay intoxicated on a bench outside Tesco on Roneo Corner, Romford.

London Ambulance Service
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
This Scorpion sub-machine gun was found with a silencer and live ammunition [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A sub-machine gun complete with live ammunition has been taken off the streets of London.

London
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The man was found with a stab wound and bite marks on Wanstead Flats (Picture: PA Images/Stefan Rousseau)

UPDATE: A 13-year-old boy has also been arrested in connection with the violent attack. All three teenagers have been bailed to attend an east London police station in late October.

London Ambulance Service
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The 50-year-old man was attacked in Kimberley Road, Kilburn (Picture: Google Streetview)

A have-a-go hero who confronted a gang robbing another man found himself beaten and mugged by the group in Kilburn in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Perhaps the robber thought London Fashion Week had come early? (Photo by Nicky J Sims/Getty Images)

A man who disguised himself with make-up before he held up travel agents with a gun has been found guilty of robbery.

Surrey
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Police have released a CCTV still of the man wanted after a gunpoint robbery at Charlton Lido in July (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

The moment a man walked in to Charlton Lido with a gun to commit an armed robbery has been released by police who want to track down the suspect.

Monday, September 15, 2014
The brutal attack occurred on this quiet avenue in Mitcham [Photograph from Google StreetView]

Police are hunting for four thugs who stabbed a young man in the back in Mitcham.

London Ambulance Service
Monday, September 15, 2014
Karlton Burton and Javauntee Campbell were sentenced at the Old Bailey today

A teenager has been sentenced to life imprisonment for his role in the murder of Queen’s Market trader Rashid Naeem.

Homicide and Major Crime Command
Sunday, September 14, 2014
The man was found seriously injured in Meridian Avenue, close to the Pickett Flyover (Picture: Google Streetview)

A man was found lying in the middle of the road with multiple injuries in the early hours of Saturday morning in a suspected hit and run in Enfield.

London Ambulance Service
Friday, September 12, 2014
The man was slashed in the face at Stratford station on Tuesday (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

A man was slashed in the face in a ‘sustained attack’ on a busy train and Tube platform at Stratford station on Tuesday lunchtime.

Friday, September 12, 2014
Sabrina Moss was killed as she celebrated her 24th birthday

Three men have been jailed for life this afternoon for gunning down an innocent mother as she celebrated her 24th birthday in Kilburn.

Friday, September 12, 2014
The woman was attacked and raped in Nutcroft Road, Southwark, in the early hours of Tuesday morning (Picture: Google Streetview)

A woman was raped in a ‘terrifying ordeal’ in an alleyway in Southwark as she walked home in the early hours oF Tuesday morning.

Friday, September 12, 2014
Patrick Healy was convicted on five counts of rape and one each of sexual assault, false imprisonment, common assault, and threats to kill. [Photograph from the Metropolitan Police]

A man who took a woman hostage and threatened to kill her before raping her five times has been jailed for 14 years.

Thursday, September 11, 2014
The gunshots were heard in Langdale Close, Dagenham (Picture: Google Streetview)

Detectives from the Met’s Trident Gang Crime Command are appealing for witnesses and information after shots were fired in a residential street in Dagenham

Thursday, September 11, 2014
Thirteen people are arrested in the co-ordinated dawn raids [Photograph from British Transport Police]

Today police swooped in the gangsters who buy smartphones stolen from unsuspecting commuters on trains - and busted thirteen of them.

British Transport Police

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11:37
The two bodies were found on the same site

Police believe two ‘unexplained’ deaths in Barking may be linked after two bodies were found at St Margaret’s churchyard just over three weeks apart.

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.

Currently the flagship cycle path only has a thin strip of blue paint separating lorries from riders (Picture: TfL)

A £25million upgrade to the controversial Cycle Superhighway 2 in east London and protect cyclists on the dangerous route have been unveiled.

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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.

Quizzes

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If there’s one thing that can change Londoners from nice, normal people into superhumans capable of extreme levels of rage and passive aggression, it’s the descent below-ground.

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Do you fancy yourself as a football ground know-it-all? Try our devilishly difficult quiz!

How well do you know your football stadiums? This brand new quiz from London24 will seperate the men from the boys...

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Do you know your Thames truths from the porkie pies? (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

So, you live (or work) in London, and you think you know the river well.

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