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An AirItalia plane trying to land at London City Airport yesterday afternoon (Picture: YouTube)

Watch the terrifying moment a pilot was forced to abandon landing at London City Airport because of Storm Imogen’s blasts.

News presenter Alistair Stewart takes part the annual Rehab Parliamentary Pancake Race in which MPs, Lords and media people compete for charity (Picture: PA Images)

Pancake Day is here and Londoners are experiencing this marvellous occasion in many varied and delightful ways. Here is a selection of some of the yummiest and funniest social media pancake posts from the capital.

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Luke and Skywalker are recovering well after being found with severe injuries in Victoria Park. Picture: Celia Hammond Animal Trust

Two adorable young cats found horrifically injured and dumped in an east London park have sparked an outpouring of generosity from animal lovers.

Police believe that this man may have information about the incident (Photo: British Transport Police)

A 60-year-old man was badly injured and needed hospital treatment after he was pushed down some steps at Putney station because he accidentally bumped into someone.

(Photo: London Fire Brigade)

London Fire Brigade this morning battled to free a driver who was trapped in his vehicle after a terrifying rush hour crash.

Lara will have a bone marrow transplant in March

The desperate search for a bone marrow donor for Belsize Park woman has come to an end after a genetic match was discovered.

Yesterday, 18:11
Smooth (Photo: Kingston Police)

When faced with a frantic police chase, most people would just stand and gape.

Yesterday, 16:53
South West trains to and from Waterloo are also having problems (Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

The wet and windy weather may disrupt your journey home tonight - with London Bridge station and Southern, South West and Southeastern trains all affected.

Southern and Thameslink services are delayed (Pic: Wikimedia Commons/  Sreejithk2000)

A signalling problem left trains immobile outside of London Bridge this morning, and is now causing delays of up to 20 minutes.

Yesterday, 11:10
A non fatal shooting took place in Tulse Hill last night (Picture: ?@stoopnik / Twitter)

Armed police raced to Tulse Hill yesterday evening after locals heard gunshots and found a man shot in the street.

Yesterday, 10:28
Shoppers have been evacuated from the Stratford Centre (picture: @AriCicurel)

The Stratford Centre has reopened following a security alert.

Yesterday, 08:31
File photo dated 24/3/2015 of a woman studies the Google driverless car model. Transport bosses in London are in

Ever had that daydream about sleeping on the drive to work? It may be coming true. Google is in ‘active discussions’ with London transport chiefs about bringing its driverless car trials to the capital.

Yesterday, 16:09
Leah Clarke Dyer (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Havering police are asking for the public’s help to find a girl who has been missing for over a week.

Yesterday, 13:51
The pups when they arrived at the Mayhew

Three neglected puppies which were left to die after being dumped on a road on Boxing Day are now looking for a new home.

Sunday, February 7, 2016
An 18-year-old has been charged with murder (Picture: Street View)

A teenager has been charged with murder after a 27-year-old man died from stab wounds in Plaistow Park, Newham, just over a week ago.

Friday, February 5, 2016
Nemash Patel photographed the police cordon

Thousands of commuters were evacuated from one of the city’s biggest train stations today, as a suspected World War Two bomb was found on a building site near Victoria.

Friday, February 5, 2016
An air ambulance after landing in the middle of Elephant and Castle roundabout today (Picture: @mirasimsio/ Twitter)

London’s air ambulance landed in the middle of Elephant and Castle roundabout this lunchtime after an elderly woman was hit by a lorry.

Friday, February 5, 2016
Pete Oliver

A ‘flesh-eating virus’ has killed a Muswell Hill man after he was bitten by an insect while gardening at home.

Friday, February 5, 2016
Plans: An artist's impression of the Shoreditch Highgate hotel (right), viewed from Boxpark

Regulars of east London’s biggest gay sauna today told of their devastation at news Chariots in Shoreditch is set to close.

Friday, February 5, 2016
George Verrier was punched when he tried to calm down a fight. He hit his head on the pavement and later died (Photo: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

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Two Metropolitan police officers have been dismissed for gross misconduct after the death of 17-year-old George Villiers who was punched at a party in Bromley.

Friday, February 5, 2016
cow urine

As you walk down the grocery aisles you might expect to find milk, juice and other liquids but one store in Ilford has been found with a more unusual liquid on its shelves.

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Elton John wow-ing crowds in King's Cross St Pancras international today (Picture: @scvrIett/ Twitter)

Everyone likes a bit of music on the way home, but this afternoon hundreds of lucky Londoners got to hear Sir Elton John play piano live inside Kings Cross St Pancras international station.

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Chalk Farm Road looking south towards the Roundhouse in 1967 (All pictures courtesy of Camden Council)

A gallery showing classic images of the last 50 years in Camden has gone on display.

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Boris Johnson has today unveiled plans for the two giant traffic-busting tunnels (Picture: PA Images)

Fed up with the traffic en route to work? Boris Johnson may have the answer. The London mayor has just unveiled plans for two huge tunnels which would run under London and make commuting easier.

Thursday, February 4, 2016
The pilot store will reopen tomorrow (Pic: Twitter@easyFoodstore)

London’s new food shop where each item costs 25p has sold all its stock in just three days, forcing its owner to suspend business while supplies are replenished.

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