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Yesterday, 12:46
The GLA Conservatives claim drivers waste more than 2,000 hours every night waiting at traffic lights unnecessarily (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Switching traffic lights off at night in London could save £10million a year and relieve frustrated motorists left stuck waiting at reds when there are no other cars around.

Yesterday, 08:50
The flood in Malpas Road, Brockley (Pic Benjamin Groucott)

A south-east London road was flooded this morning after a water main burst overnight.

Tue, 17:51
The flight from LAX was grounded until the next day.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

A plane bound from LAX to Heathrow was grounded on Sunday – after a passenger spotted a Wifi network named “Al-Quida”.

Tue, 15:35
Brian Blessed's voice will boom out at Waterloo, Cannon Street, St James's Park and Liverpool Street stations(Picture: TfL)

Some very familiar voices are taking over Tube station tannoys as celebrities from Stephen Fry to John Terry support London Poppy Day.

Tue, 13:34
[Photograph by @Minspector7]

A Waitrose delivery driver has had a lucky escape after his lorry overturned at a busy junction on the Vauxhall Gyratory this afternoon.

Mon, 13:50
This shocking photo shows the mangled bike on Walworth Road [Photograph by Heena Randhawa]

A cyclist was injured and a couple left shaken after their Uber journey ended in a car crash on Saturday night.

Mon, 11:01
Officers want to speak to this man after a woman from Romford was sexually assaulted on a Central LineTube train (Picture: British Transport Police)

A 20-year-old woman from Romford was subjected to a prolonged sexual assault on a crowded Tube carriage after she took a Central Line train from Liverpool Street to Holborn.

Friday, October 24, 2014
The 91-year-old gave the cyclist a wallop

After Baroness Sharples bragged about walloping a cyclist, London24’s cycling blogger AViewOfLondon has this to say...

Friday, October 24, 2014
This cyclist could have been crushed [Image from YouTube]

In the wake of two deaths after lorries crushed cyclists, a cycling activist has sent London24 this compilation of near-misses to show how dangerous the capital’s roads can be.

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Baroness Sharples has previous form for lashing out at cyclists [Photograph by Ian Nicholson for PA]

A 91-year-old peer has admitted taking a swipe at a cyclist who didn’t stop at a pedestrian crossing outside of Parliament.

Thursday, October 23, 2014
The lorry ploughed into the back of a bus [Photograph by Anna Milne]

The London Ambulance Service were called to a collision between a lorry and a bus at 9.05am, just after the morning rush hour.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Trains to and from Marylebone Station are disrupted by the incident [Picture from Google StreetView]

Trains are delayed by up to an hour between Princes Risborough and London Marylebone stations.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Raphael Carrondo is offereing a reward to anyone who helps him find the person who almost pushed him under the wheels of a coach [Image from YouTube]

A London man is appealing for the public to help him find a fellow cyclist who lashed out at him, knocking him off his bike and into the path of an oncoming coach.

Monday, October 20, 2014
Trains to and from Marylebone Station were disrupted by the incident [Picture from Google StreetView]

A man was killed after he was hit by a train at Sudbury Hill in Harrow this afternoon.

Friday, October 17, 2014
The scene of the accident  on Ludgate Circus [Photograph by Carl Myhill]

We have received reports that a cyclist has been involved in a serious accident with a lorry on the corner of Ludgate Circus with Farringdon Street.

Friday, October 17, 2014
It is not known how long disruption at Liverpool Street station will last  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Damage to overheard wires between Cheshunt and Rye House, there are delays to services between London Liverpool Street and Enfield Town, Hertford East via Tottenham Hale, Hertford East via Seven Sisters, Cambridge, Chingford and Cheshunt via Tottenham Hale.

Friday, October 17, 2014
The woman fell from one of the bridges over Western Avenue on the A40 near the Swakeleys roundabout [Photograph from Google StreetView]

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman fell to her death from a road bridge over the A40 near Hilingdon.

Thursday, October 16, 2014
The tomatoes were spotted by a rail worker on the line from Liverpool Street to Southend

The RMT has hit out at the ‘disgusting and dangerous practice’ of trains dumping waste onto railway lines after a tomato plant was seen growing on the tracks.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The problem at Vauxhall is causing problems on all South West Trains services to Waterloo station (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

There are delays to all rail services in and out of London Waterloo after a South West Trains service broke down at Vauxhall after a problem with the doors.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
This incident occurred at Woolwich Dockyard station on Tuesday afternoon [Photograph from Google StreetView]

A man has been hit by a train at Woolwich Dockyard station in east London.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
The emergency services are in attendance at the scene [Photograph by Nel Skellington]

Archway Tube station was closed at 9.26am on Tuesday October 24 due to “a person on the track”.

Friday, October 10, 2014
The incident happened as a Victoria Line London Underground train pulled into Pimlico station around 1.30pm on Tuesday, August 12 (Picture: British Transport Police)

An opportunistic thief snatched a phone from a sleeping woman’s hand on a Victoria Line train and then smiled at his victim from the platform at Pimlico station as the Tube doors shut.

Thursday, October 9, 2014
Westminster Bridge was closed to traffic due to the protests [Photograph by @Hevallo]

The capital has seen its third day of demonstrations against the occupation of the Syrian town of Kobane by Islamic militants.

Thursday, October 9, 2014
The first train is expected to come into service on the Piccadilly line in 2022 (Picture: TfL)

TfL has unveiled the design for an order of 250 new walk-through Tube trains on its deep Underground services on Central, Bakerloo and Piccadilly Lines - and its pretty jazzy.

Thursday, October 9, 2014
The abandoned Lamborghini was left on Tower Bridge (@TfLTrafficNews)

They say Lamborghini owners are a flamboyant lot but this stunt would leave even 50 Cent reeling.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Dom Stark tweeted this photo of the 'maternity ward' [Photograph courtesy of @LDN_ambulance]

If you hate being stuck in gridlock, spare a thought for the poor woman who gave birth on the side of the North Circular on Monday.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Banners and placards read

Anti-Isis protests took over central London on Wednesday October 8, bringing parts of Westminster to a standstill, and closing Westminster Bridge, Parliament Square and Downing Street.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Seven Sisters Road was shut this morning after a motocyclist was involved in a collision with a lorry (Picture: Twitter/@TomDeDelta)

A motorcyclist was rushed to hospital with chest injuries this morning after a collision with a lorry in north London.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
All trains are suspended until further notice (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Many trains into and out of Paddington station were suspended today after a person was hit by a train at Hayes & Harlington station in west London, but they have now re-opened.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Kurds protesting against Isis have occupied Heathrow (Pic by AyseTekagac)

Kurds have occupied Heathrow Airport in protest over Islamic State gains in the besieged Kurdish town of Kobane.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Picture by @BrixtonBelle

Severe overcrowding closed Brixton Tube this morning.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
The Tube strike is in opposition to the closure of ticket offices and loss of jobs

Londoners look set for 48 hours of travel misery next week as London Underground workers plan to walk out yet again in the long-running dispute over ticket office closures.

Monday, October 6, 2014
How did they manage that?! [Photograph courtesy of London Fire Brigade]

If you thought you were having a bad day, spare a thought for the driver of this Halfords lorry, who badly misjudged the height of the railway bridge on South Park Eden Road.

Monday, October 6, 2014
The incident occurred on a number 30 bus passing through Dalston Junction (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

A female passenger allegedly exposed herself to another woman and tried to touch her as they travelled on a Route 30 bus through Dalston Junction.


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Two ambulance and the London Ambulance Service Hazardous Area Response Team are attending

We have recieved reports that three people have been hit by a car in a road traffic collision in Hayes, west London.

Police are looking for these two men after a sex worker was attacked with noxious gas in Soho (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Police have released images of two men they want to speak to after a sex worker and her friend were ‘sprayed with a noxious gas’ and then robbed at an address in Soho.

The man was fatally stabbed at Middlesex University in north London (Picture: Google Streetview)

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was fatally stabbed at Middlesex University campus in the early hours of this morning.

London Bloggers

Yesterday, 10:07
The Appilepsy team: Phil Efstathiou, Alex Telek , Clarence Ji, Miklos Molnar, Joran van Apeldoorn

In Tech City, things move fast. And sometimes erratically. Like phones in the pockets of people having epileptic seizures.

Friday, October 24, 2014
The 91-year-old gave the cyclist a wallop

After Baroness Sharples bragged about walloping a cyclist, London24’s cycling blogger AViewOfLondon has this to say...

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: