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A student from north London was caught trying to board a plane at Stansted Airport with eight explosive flares and a terrorist manual.

18:35
The former PCSO contacted the Sun newspaper to inform them a supermodel was about to be arrested for assault (Photo illustration by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

An ex-PSCO in Westminster is facing jail after admitting contacting the Sun to tell them a supermodel was attending a police station in London accused of assault

UN Court
12:44
American journalist James Foley while covering the civil war in Aleppo, Syria (AP Photo/freejamesfoley.org, Nicole Tung, File)

The SAS is closing in on the man known as ‘John’, suspected of being from London, who brutally executed US journalist James Foley.

NHS
15:18
Thousands of fans headed to Reading to watch bands including the Arctic Monkeys (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Firefly Music Festival)

A London man and a 14-year-old boy have been arrested on suspicion of raping a young woman at Reading Festival.

Surrey
Yusef Al-Jaaf, 19, was sentenced to life at the Old Bailey (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A teenager has been jailed for life after admitting stabbing his friend multiple times in a ‘brutal murder’ over a trivial dispute concerning £30.

Homicide and Major Crime Command
Pet owners are keeping their animals inside after at least four cats were poisoned (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

A group of neighbours fear there could be a pet killer on the loose after several cats in Dagenham were poisoned by antifreeze.

Kevin Mellon swung a bag of Jack Russell puppies in the street before kicking their pregnant mother (Pic credit: PA)

A dog breeder from Kilburn has been banned from keeping pets for three years - after he was caught swinging a sack of Jack Russell puppies as he sold them in the streets of Soho at 1 am.

The woman was attacked after she boarded a train to Birmingham New Street from Euston Station (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

An appeal has been launched after a woman who fell asleep on a train leaving Euston awoke to find a man sexually assaulting her.

British Transport Police
Thousands throng around the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in Mecca

A Forest Gate travel agent has been arrested and £400,000 seized over the suspected fraudulent sale of package holidays to devout Muslims making the once-in-a-lifetime Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca.

London Police
Yesterday, 13:10
The Ford Focus careered off the road and was planted in the front of a house in Barnet (Picture: Samantha Dossett)

A car smashed through a wall and ended up buried in the hallway of a house in Barnet after ts driver lost control and veered off the road.

London
Yesterday, 11:52
Leafy Enfield Town Park has lost 13 of it's beautiful conifers in a bizarre attack [Photograph by Christine Matthews]

Police are searching for a wannabe lumberjack after a vandal chopped down 13 trees in Enfield Town Park.

Yesterday, 08:24
Finsbury Park: normally much more peaceful [Photograph by Panhard]

A pre-Notting Hill Carnival ‘block party’ in Finsbury Park turned nasty on Wednesday night when a teenager was stabbed and a police officer was slashed in the face.

Metropolitan Police
Wed, 16:31
Syrian activists in Kafranbel pay tribute to the murdered American war journalist

The video of US journalist James Foley being beheaded by a jihadi with what appears to be a London accent has been shared millions of times around the world already.

Wed, 16:12
Hyacinth Brown is still recovering from the heart attack in hospital.

An elderly pastor suffered a heart attack after police burst through her door in an early-morning drugs raid which her family say was a “massive mistake.”

Scotland Yard
Wed, 15:54
Scene of the smash and grab robbery in Selfridges

A burkha-clad gang who stole £1.5million worth of jewellery from Selfridges in Oxford Street have been sentenced to a total of 58 years in prison.

Wed, 12:40
This undated image shows a frame from a video released by Islamic State militants that purports to show the killing of journalist James Foley  (AP Photo)

An American journalist has been beheaded on video by an ISIS fighter in Syria - who is believed to be from London.

United States
Wed, 10:51
Do you recognise these men? (Pic:BTP)

A man has been robbed of £19,000 worth of cash in euro notes in an attack at Kings Cross station.

British Transport Police
Wed, 07:37
This photo shows Mr Nash with the bike before it was stolen. He has been training on it all year and urgently needs to recover it before the race on September 21.  [Image courtesy of Metropolitan Police]

Thieves have stolen a bicycle worth £7,000 - just weeks before its owner hoped to raise money for cancer sufferers in a charity triathlon.

Tue, 13:43
This woman is wanted in connection with two attacks at Tube stations in south London (Picture: British Transport Police)

A woman attacked and racially abused a fellow passenger for asking someone to move away from the platform edge on the Victoria Line in Stockwell.

British Transport Police
Tue, 11:05
Officers from the Metropolitan Police and City of London Police have seized guns, drugs and cash in a bid to prevent criminal activity at the weekend's Notting Hill Carnival [Photo courtesy of Metropolitan Police]

Police have swooped on over 170 addresses to crack down on crime before Notting Hill Carnival.

Metropolitan Police
Mon, 19:35
Omen Mugaviri remains in a coma more than seven weeks after he was attacked in Wood Green.

The family of a man who may never recover from his injuries after being brutally asasulted have made an emotional appeal for help to trace those responsible and for a potential key witness to come forward.

Mon, 18:36
Sabrina Gachette was injured in the shooting (Pic Credit: PA/Andrew Matthews)

An innocent woman who survived the gangland shooting which claimed the life of her friend Sabrina Moss in Kilburn has spoken about the fateful night.

UN Court
Mon, 17:10
Sabrina Moss was shot dead in Kilburn

Three men have been found guilty of gunning down an innocent nursery teacher with a Mac 10 submachine gun as she celebrated her 24th birthday in Kilburn.

Mon, 16:52
Is this man a legend? (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

The man who caused a ruckus when he invaded the pitch at a West Ham match at the weekend has bragged that his potentially criminal actions have made him a ‘legend’.

Mon, 15:33
British Transport Police are looking for this man who was on board a train from London Bridge to Chislehurst on Friday 18 July when a woman was sexually assaulted [Photo courtesy of British Transport Police]

A woman was sexually assaulted on a late night train between London Bridge and Chislehurst – as passengers looked on.

Mon, 14:55
Officers swooped on three Tower Hamlets addresses, including Quaker Street and Thrawl Street, where they made three arrests  [Picture courtesy of Metropolitan Police]

Detectives made an early-morning swoop on east London addresses on Monday in a bid to nab those responsible for a fraud scam that has tricked pensioners out of a million pounds.

London
Mon, 10:41
The man will appear in court charged with raping an 80-year-old woman (Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

A man will appear in court today charged with raping a woman in her 80s in Shepherd’s Bush on Saturday morning.

London
Mon, 07:36
The 30-year-old left a trail of destruction in north London back in January (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

A man on the run from police smashed into a motorcycle, drove into oncoming traffic and then rolled his car which then set on fire in what a judge described as the worst case of dangerous driving he had ever seen.

Blackfriars Crown Court
Sunday, August 17, 2014
The fan ran onto the pitch at Upton Park yesterday to take a free kick during the match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

A football fan who ran on to the pitch at Upton Park and took a free kick during West Ham’s match against Tottenham has been arrested and charged by police.

Friday, August 15, 2014
Police want to speak to this man and this woman in conenction with the alleged attack [Photographs from British Transport Police]

Police are hunting a sick couple who beat a man in an ‘unprovoked’, “violent and sustained” attack on a train to Liverpool Street.

Thursday, August 14, 2014
The fatal stabnbing took place at St John's Drive in Wandsworth say police (Picture: Google Streetview)

A 25-year-old man was stabbed to death in Wandsworth last night say police, who have launched a murder investigation.

Thursday, August 14, 2014
The row began over a controversy over a little girl's sandwich - and escalated into threats of violence  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

A London nursery has reportedly received firebomb threats after a mother posted on social media that her daughter wasn’t allowed to eat her packed lunch because it “wasn’t halal”.

Metropolitan Police
Thursday, August 14, 2014
The girl was attacked as she walked along a road in Goodmayes (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A 15-year-old girl was followed after she got off a train and then forced into a public toilet and sexually assaulted in Ilford.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Nawal Msaad has been acquitted Photo: John Stillwell

Nawal Msaad, 27, posted song on YouTube as part of campaign over innocence

YouTube
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The vicious attack happened as the victim walked along a path in Pages Wood. She was rescued by a passing dog walker [Photograph from Google StreetView]

Police are desperately searching for a man who punched a young woman in the head and dragged her through Pages Wood in Romford.

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12:44
American journalist James Foley while covering the civil war in Aleppo, Syria (AP Photo/freejamesfoley.org, Nicole Tung, File)

The SAS is closing in on the man known as ‘John’, suspected of being from London, who brutally executed US journalist James Foley.

Ishak Ayiris is set to study at Eton College.  Photograph by Lucy Ray

A schoolboy who secured top marks in his GCSEs is set to follow in the footsteps of David Cameron and Boris Johnson after winning a scholarship to Eton worth £76,000.

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The student was caught trying to board a flight at Stansted Airport with eight flares in his luggage (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

A student from north London was caught trying to board a plane at Stansted Airport with eight explosive flares and a terrorist manual.

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18:38
It turns out painting is the perfect thing to do in bars

I’m somewhat of a casual, lazy and very much amateur painter and after a busy day at work, the prospect of getting all my brushes, acrylics, water and other faff out is far from appealing.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Will the relaxtion of the rules on phone use open the floodgates to selfie madness at The National Gallery (Picture via Getty)

Will the National Gallery become selfie central after it removes the ban on photography to avoid confusion over visitors using the new Wi-Fi?

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The television programme Whose Line is it Anyway? showcased the art of improv

Now that whole regiments of London comedians have dissolved in the festival mists north of the border it’s a good time to sample a different sort of humour.

Quizzes

James Bond is Britain’s most famous secret agent, and the capital is its most famous city, so it makes sense that 007 would live and work here when he isn’t gallivanting around the world.

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Can you find the animals hiding in London station names? (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

You may not realise it but there are animals hiding in stations across London? Play our quiz and see if you can you find them:

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Can you guess the Tube station just from the outside? (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

How well do you know your Tube stations? Can you guess these Underground stops from the pictures taken outside them?

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