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An independent review found officers and prosecutors need to improve the way they handle rape complaints.

[Photograph by Tristan Newkey-Burden]

Police have launched a murder investigation after an 18-year-old was stabbed to death in Sydenham High Street yesterday.

Homicide and Major Crime Command
Police were called to a fight on Welham Road, Tooting [Image from Google StreetView]

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was hit by a vehicle and died in Tooting.

Homicide and Major Crime Command
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Mulberry Lodge Day and Care Centre in Barkingside. Pic: Google Streetview

A carer who used WhatsApp to share extreme films of a woman having sex with a snake, a horse and a dog wept as she was spared jail today yesterday.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Sunday, May 31, 2015
The beer can caused such bad injuries to the woman's face that she is still having treatment [Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images]

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man hit a woman so hard in the face with a beer can that she is still receiving medical treatment two months later.

Sunday, May 31, 2015
The altercation took place outside this pub in north-west London [Image from Google StreetView]

A 72-year-old man is in hospital with life-threatening head injuries after a fight outside a pub on Swiss Cottage’s Finchley Road on Friday night.

Camden Police
Friday, May 29, 2015
London24 have edited the racist slur out of the photograph [Original photograph by Mel Hughes]

Herne Hill residents were disgusted to see racist graffiti appear on the walls of a local jazz bar this week.

Scotland Yard
Friday, May 29, 2015
[Photo Met Police]

An Ecuadorian studying at King’s College London sat next to the sleeping victim on the N13, put his hand down her jeans then led her off the bus and raped her in his Hampstead home.

Friday, May 29, 2015
Officers from Trident Gang Command are investigating

Police are hunting a gunman who shot a man near a children’s playground in Brent as part as part of a suspected gang attack on Wednesday.

London Ambulance Service
Friday, May 29, 2015
Police say they urgently want to speak to this man [Images from British Transport Police]

A woman from Newham was beaten so badly aboard a busy train at Canning Town that her teeth were broken and her lip was cut.

British Transport Police
Friday, May 29, 2015
The attack happened on Saturday on the canal towpath between Camden High Street and Kentish Town Road. Picture: GoogleStreetview

A homeless man has suffered a fractured skull and loss of hearing after being beaten by a man wielding a log in Camden.

Thursday, May 28, 2015
If you know this man, please contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016, quoting T/B6 of 27/05/2015

Police want to speak to a “man in orange trousers” after a Southall man was headbutted so viciously in a rush hour altercation at Ealing Broadway that he had to be taken to hospital.

British Transport Police
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Friends paid tribute Joe Walker at the spot where he was killed

A teenage boy has been given a 12-month-detention order for his part in the death of Joe Walker, a 17-year-old from Stroud Green who was killed in a road crash last October.

London Ambulance Service
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Former MP for Falkirk Joyce has been in trouble with the law before [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Former MP Eric Joyce has avoided jail after attacking two teenagers in an ‘entirely unacceptable’ assault in a Chalk Farm shop.

UN Court
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
A new play chronicles the shocking story of sex predator Savile

‘Were there people in showbusiness who knew he was ‘dodgy’? Absolutely’

NHS
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A 13-year old girl was raped by a man after meeting him the day before in Camden.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
[Photo Emmanuel Valentine]

Twitter was flooded with photos of the tyre-high rushing brown water.

London Fire Brigade
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
[Photograph from the Met Police]

Two men forged Transport for London (TfL) private hire licences to illegally operate as minicab drivers.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
(Picture:: PA)

A man was caught touching himself while standing close to women at London Bridge Underground station.

British Transport Police
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Paragon Road

Police are appealing for witnesses after two men were injured following a shooting in Homerton.

London hospital
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Studio 338 in Greenwich

Police were forced to shut down a night at Studio 338 club in Greenwich after a double stabbing over the bank holiday.

London
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Teenagers were attacked on Parliament Hill (Pic credit: PA)

Young teenagers at a birthday gathering on Hampstead Heath were stabbed and bottled by a gang of older youths who robbed them of mobile phones and cash.

Friday, May 22, 2015
The woman was dragged through the gates of Brockwell Park in Brixton and raped

A 41-year-old woman was dragged into Brockwell Park in Herne Hill, near Brixton, before being raped by two men.

Friday, May 22, 2015
Three people were injured in the violent burglary

Three people were viciously attacked by a trio of burglars wielding hammers, knives and crowbars at the General Elliott pub in St John’s Road, Uxbridge.

Thursday, May 21, 2015
A man and a woman were assaulted at this quiet train station in Enfield [Photograph from Google StreetView]

Two men have been arrested after a young couple were pushed onto the train tracks at Turkey Street station on Thursday April 2.

Blackfriars Crown Court
Thursday, May 21, 2015
The man was attacked as he waited for the Tube at West Ham station [Photograph by Chris McKenna]

A man was injured in an unprovoked attack with a makeshift knuckleduster at West Ham Tube station, and British Transport Police (BTP) are appealing for witnesses.

British Transport Police
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Chief Inspector Paul Cahill will appear in court

A top gay police officer who was awarded an MBE has been summonsed to court today on drugs charges.

Thursday, May 21, 2015
The thieves used a heavy duty drill to bore through the vault

Eight men will appear in court today charged in connection with the Hatton Garden jewellery heist.

Scotland Yard
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The shots were fired in Stamford Hill and a gun cartridge was found in the street (Pic: @ShomrinOfficial)

Gun shots were fired in the early hours of yesterday morning in Stamford Hill, north London.

London
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Ben Fiberesima as Roky Million (Pic credit: Twitter)

A gang member who became a successful rap artist and model in Australia after jumping bail seven years ago is finally behind bars after detectives snared him by luring him to a fake modelling job in Kentish Town.

Twitter
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Football violence erupted when a mob of hooligans descended on dinrkers outside the Millers pub Pic: Google

Footage shows the terrifying mass brawl outside a King’s Cross pub on Saturday

Scotland Yard
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
The thieves used a heavy duty drill to bore through the vault

Seven men have been arrested over the Hatton Garden jewellery heist, with more than 200 cops storming 12 addresses in London and Kent this morning.

Scotland Yard
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Who is this man? Call BTP on 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016, quoting reference T/B5 of 15/05/2015.

A man was spotted with his hand down his trousers on a Charing Cross-branch Northern Line train, and now police have issued a CCTV appeal.

British Transport Police
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
If you recognise any of these people, contact the Public Order Investigation Unit on 020 8246 0076 or email them at IDsought@met.police.uk quoting the reference on the picture.

Police today issued pictures of eight people they want to speak to after the post-election protests in Whitehall.

Scotland Yard
Monday, May 18, 2015
A heavily pregnant woman was mugged by two teens in Bemerton Street Pic: Google

Hysterical victim thought she might lose baby - ‘they’re scumbags’ says husband

London Ambulance Service

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London Bloggers

Monday, April 13, 2015
Vintage fashion shopping is a joy in London (Photo by Graham French/BIPs/Getty Images)

In with the old, out with the new. This is the mantra of the best London vintage shoppers today, whose aesthetic of effortless chic is becoming more sought after.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Eating the right foods can significantly improve your mood

Think sweet treats make you feel better? ‘Comfort foods’ could be adding to your misery.