March 7 2014 Latest news:
A bungling armed robber who tried to hold up a bookies with a sawn-off shotgun hidden in an umbrella failed to make off with any cash and was caught by police after he took his balaclava off before he had even got to his bicycle to escape.
A judge-led public inquiry into the work of undercover police officers is to be launched following the “profoundly shocking” findings of a review into corruption in the original Stephen Lawrence murder investigation, the home secretary Theresa May has said.
The number of children Tasered by police in London has gone up six-fold in four years, say campaigners.
A series of dawn raids in Haggerston this morning saw 11 suspected gang members arrested as police aim to inflict a ‘climate of fear’ on one of Hackney’s ‘most longstanding and dangerous gangs’.
A row over tomato ketchup on a train saw a 13-year-old boy grabbed round the throat and punched in the face by a man in a suit.
An appeal has been launched after two 12-year-old boys were attacked by a man in a takeaway in Dagenham.
The man behind the money laundering for a £5.3million alcohol smuggling plot in London was found with almost £400,000 in cash by tax officers.
A man has been charged with murder after a man was found dead in Bromley yesterday.
A man in his 30s was found dead yesterday morning in a garden in Ilford, east London.
Police have named the two men stabbed to death in a “ferocious attack” in Leytonstone in the early hours of Saturday morning.