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The gang targeted people at the UK Premiere of The Wolf of Wall Street at London's Leicester Square, attended by its star Leonardo DiCaprio (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images for Universal Pictures)

Pickpockets who preyed on Leonardo Di Caprio fans jailed

Fans of Leonardo Di Caprio were targeted by a gang of pickpockets who preyed on innocent tourists at the UK premiere of the Wolf of Wall Street in Leicester Square.

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One of the vehicles damaged in the incident yesterday

Trident officers launch inquiry into suspected Dagenham shooting

Specialist Trident officers have launched an investigation into a suspected shooting yesterday afternoon.

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Ashley Williams has been jailed for life after murdering his wife in a hammer attack and setting her body on fire(Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Life in jail for man who burned young mum alive

A man murdered the mother of his four young children when she threatened to leave him by attacking her with a hammer then dousing her in fuel and setting her on fire at their home in Walworth.

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Officers were led to the haul of stolen pharmaceuticals by a member of the public, who said they had found toiletry products in a nearby alleyway (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Bungling pharmacy burglar leaves trail of toiletries to car stash

A bungling burglar stashed stolen medicine, toiletries and a pair of bolt cutters in his car, then parked it just yards away from a pharmacy he had broken into, on the same street he lived on in Croydon.

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Police have named the woman murdered in Hackney on Friday as Judith Nibbs, 60, of Charles Square Estate (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Woman murdered in Hackney house named as Judith Nibbs, 60

The woman murdered in Hackney on Friday has been named by police as 60-year-old Judith Nibbs of Charles Square Estate.

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Police recovered this Skorpion machine pistol in a midnight raid by armed officers in Mitcham (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Nine arrested and woman tasered in Mitcham machine gun raid

A woman was tasered as Trident officers arrested nine people in a midnight raid in Mitcham which saw a high-powered Skorpion machine pistol taken off London’s streets.

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The attack took place at the Cumberland Hotel in Marble Arch last weekend (Picture: PA Images/Yui Mok)

Hammer attack victim loses eye in Marble Arch hotel attempted murder

One of the three sisters bludgeoned in a brutal hammer attack at a Marble Arch hotel room lost an eye and has been left with ‘only five per cent brain function’ say police.

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A man will appear in court today charged with attempted murder after three women were hospitalised in a hammer attack (Picture: PA Images/Yui Mok)

Attempted murder charge for Marble Arch hotel room hammer attack

A man will appear in court today charged with attempted murder after three female tourists were bludgeoned in a hammer attack at the Cumberland Hotel in Marble Arch.

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Emergency services were called to Vince Court in the early hours of this morning (Picture: Google Street View)

Murder probe after woman, 60, found dead in Hackney

Police are investigating murder after a 60-year-old woman was found dead in Hackney this morning.

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Richard Ardolino, Osman Aydeniz, Turk Ozgur Demir, Ersin Mustafa, Christakis Philippou and Cypriot Hasan Akarcay, six of 11 fugitives suspected of crimes including drug smuggling, fraud and rape and thought to be hiding in Cyprus (Picture: Crimestoppers)

London’s most wanted criminals living in Cyprus revealed

A rogues’ gallery of former Londoners on the run in Cyprus suspected of crimes including drug smuggling, fraud and rape has been releaseed.

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