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An 85-year-old from Maida Vale who ploughed his car into a mother at 54mph, killing her in front of her husband and toddler has been jailed for 18 months.

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A Harlesden man who attacked two city workers when one of them tried to chat up his friend will spend Christmas in jail.

Police have released the image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a pub fight in Neasden which has left a peacemaker in a coma.

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Flights are delayed at Stansted airport due to a power outage (Photo by Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

A powercut at Stansted airport has closed down the transport system that takes passengers from the main terminal to their flights.

A murder investigation was launched after police were called to reports of a man stabbed at Lumley Flats in Pimlico Road (Picture: Google Streetview)

Two people have now been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a man at the Lumley Flats in Pimlico Road on Friday.

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Tara Palmer-Tomkinson was cautioned after a 'disturbance' at Heathrow Airport (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson was arrested by armed officers at Heathrow after allegedly being barred from entering a first-class lounge.

The man's hilarious new hobby is correcting people's bridge fallacies one Instagram caption at a time (Picture: Charles Lawley/Instagram)

One hilarious pedant is correcting Instagram users who mistakenly label Tower Bridge as London Bridge - and it’s so gloriously British in its passive-aggressiveness.

A man performed an indecent act at South Woodford Tube station (Picture: Google Streetview/British Transport Police)

An appeal has been launched after a man performed an indecent act in front of a woman on a Central Line Tube train when he got on at South Woodford station.

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Actor and director Adam Deacon has been charged with harassment (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

Award-winning actor and director Adam Deacon has been charged with harassment, say police.

Yesterday, 18:22
Eragon the chihuahua has been reunited with his owner for Christmas after being found in a Santa sack miles away from his home (Picture: RSPCA)

A tiny chihuahua from London has been reunited with his owner for Christmas after being found left in a Santa sack on a church porch all the way in Hertfordshire.

Yesterday, 19:08
Chloe Williams  has not been seen since 3.30pm on Saturday, December 21 after leaving her home in Chingford (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a missing 22-year-old woman from Chingford who said she was going to a friend’s house and has not been since.

Friday, December 19, 2014
The three teenagers were found guilty of killing Paul Thrower with an axe at a block of flats in Hayes (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Three 18-year-olds have been jailed for their part in a “wicked and unnecessary” axe and knife attack reminiscent of The Shining. An unnamed 17-year-old was cleared of involvement.

Friday, December 19, 2014
Fabric club in Charterhouse Street

Clubbers across the globe are breathing a sigh of relief now that Farringdon superclub Fabric has been allowed to stay open.

Friday, December 19, 2014
The Met have released images of 12 people wanted over burglaries and violent offences (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Images of 12 of London’s most wanted have been released by the Met as it launches a Christmas crackdown on evasive suspects.

Friday, December 19, 2014
Alison Morrison was stabbed near her home in Harrow yesterday morning (Picture: Google Streetview)

A woman stabbed to death outside her home in west London was allegedly locked in a bitter dispute over a shared driveway with her neighbour, who has been arrested on suspicion of her murder.

Friday, December 19, 2014
Police believe this woman can help in their investigation [Photograph from BTP]

Police want to speak to the woman in this photograph after a 23-year-old man was subjected to a ‘prolonged verbal tirade’ by a woman on the Metropolitan Line.

Friday, December 19, 2014
The £175m bridge has been approved by Boris Johnson (Picture: Arup)

Boris Johnson has given the go-ahead the controversial £175million Garden Bridge over the Thames claiming it will be ‘a stunning oasis of tranquillity in the heart of our city’.

Friday, December 19, 2014
George Alexander Pikounius is charged with two counts of attempted abduction.

A Wood Green man will be spending the festive period behind bars after being charged with the attempted abduction of two teenage schoolgirls.

Friday, December 19, 2014
The 'Ho Ho Honut', the stuff of Christmas nightmares

Right, that’s it, Christmas is cancelled - a ‘festive’ doughnut featuring the flavours of turkey and all the trimmings and filled with gravy has been created, and it looks horrific.

Friday, December 19, 2014
TfL's 'amazing' new equipment for preventing delays, behold; THE STICK! (Picture: TfL/Twitter)

There is nothing quite so annoying as delays on Tube journeys - so it’s good to know TfL are sparing no expense with a new hi-tech gadget to help tackle disruption...wait a minute, that’s just a stick.

Thursday, December 18, 2014
A thousand simultaneous kisses meant that Borough Market could be lit by the power of love [Photograph from Borough Market]

To celebrate Borough Market’s 1,000th Christmas, a thousand couples were invited to pucker up under a thousand bunches of mistletoe - and generated enough electricity to switch on the Christmas lights!

Thursday, December 18, 2014
Police believe this man has information that can help them in their enquiries [Photographs from British Transport Police]

Police are appealing to the public to help them catch a pervert who struck on trains travelling through Hackney Downs and Walthamstow, and believe the man in these pictures can help them.

Thursday, December 18, 2014
Police believe the deaths of three young boys could be linked to a Westminster paedophile ring

The Met are investigating the alleged murder of three young boys which they believe are linked to a Westminster paedophile ring which operated in Pimlico during the late 1970s and early 80s.

Thursday, December 18, 2014
Michael Hall, 71, is missing with his dog Suki

Missing pensioner Michael Hall, 71, who has Alzheimer’s has not been seen since yesterday morning at around when he left his Croydon home with his little dog Suki.

Thursday, December 18, 2014
Dame Vivienne Westwood accompanied by a sinister-looking Santa Claus [Photograph by Nick Ansell/PA Wire]

In a bizarre scene, fashion designer Vivienne Westwood tried to deliver a Christmas present of potentially deadly asbestos to the prime minister at Number 10 Downing Street today.

Thursday, December 18, 2014
Nariman Gharib took this photo of passengers evaucating from Archway station

Hundreds of passengers were evacuated from Archway Underground station after ‘smoke’ was seen billowing out of the tunnel this morning.

Thursday, December 18, 2014
Mohamed Ali may be deported back to Holland after his release [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A man who cruelly pretended to befriend a Christmas reveller so he could rob him of over £8,000 has been jailed.

Thursday, December 18, 2014
Fabric club in Charterhouse Street

One of the most famous clubs in the world faces closure after a spate of drug-related deaths on the premises.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The Metropolitan Police said McKoy hit his partner in the head with a hammer at least 17 times [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A Hackney man has been found guilty of battering his ex-partner to death with a hammer and slashing his baby daughter’s throat – whilst her elder daughter overheard the horrific events on the phone.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Will the Queen abdicate on Christmas Day? (Photo by Danny Lawson - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Bookmakers Coral have suspended bets on the Queen abdicating on Christmas Day after a flurry of flutters.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Do you recognise this man? British Transport Police want to speak to him [Photograph from BTP]

British Transport Police want to speak the man in this photo after a woman was sexually assaulted as she slept on a train between Liverpool Street and Witham.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Lisley Deeble who was the victim of a robbery at her home in South Close. The robber was wearing a Royal Mail outfit and pushed in through the door (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

When a robber dressed as a postman pushed in through her front door, raised a hammer and told her to “shush”, all Lisley Deeble could think of was the safety of her two-year-old granddaughter who was in the house with her.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Cockroaches behind refrigeration units

Cockroaches, mice droppings, hobs covered in fat and food left to cool next to bags of rubbish are some of the findings that prompted environmental health officers to shut down this filthy Chinese take-away kitchen.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The incident has caused severe disruption to Central Line trains to and from Liverpool Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

A man has been killed by a train at Leyton Underground station.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Anton Page estate agents, which suffred a ram raid on Monday night

A late night smash and grab was foiled when Good Samaritan neighbours used unusual tactics to scare the thieves away.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The fatal collision took place at this junction between Ferry Lane and Mill Mead Road [Photograph from Google StreetView]

A man was killed in a collision between his motorcycle and a car on Ferry Lane last night at around 7.45pm.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The attack took place in the bin area (Picture: Google Streetview)

A man has been charged with the rape of a 17-year-old girl in Binsey Walk on Tuesday December 9.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Aravindan Balakrishnan has been charged with 25 offences including four counts of rape (Picture: ITV News)

Aravindan Balakrishnan, a Maoist activist who was arrested in Lambeth in November 2013, appeared in court today for 25 offences, including rape, child cruelty, and false imprisonment over 33 years.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Christopher John Barry died on Sunday evening [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A 13-year-old boy has appeared in court today accused of stabbing a man to death in Edmonton on Sunday evening.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
MP Eric Joyce denies that he is

MP Eric Joyce has been charged with two counts of common assault and one count of criminal damage.

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Seven people have also been injured in the crash which has been declared a “major incident”.

The service was inundated with offers of help, but has said its supplies are “adequate”.

“They were more than just police officers – they were a son, they were a husband, and they were a dad.”

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