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Oxford Street has reopened after being closed both ways between Marble Arch and Portman Street due to a suspicious package.

15:43

A protest against ‘sexist and offensive’ adverts asking women ‘Are you beach body ready?’ will take place from 3pm in Hyde Park on Saturday.

Down Street Tube station in Mayfair is to be given a new lease of life more than 80 years after it closed, as TfL invites businesses to move in.

The red and white striped house in South End, Kensington [Photo by John Stillwell/PA]

The homeowner who gave her multimillion-pound Kensington town house a “garish” red and white striped makeover has been ordered to cover it up by the local council - or they will paint over it for her.

Ashley Smith has disappeared with her 17-month-old daughter Kiera-Marie [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Croydon police are asking for the public’s help to find a missing 17-year-old girl and her 17-month-old baby daughter.

Ola Raji died from a single gunshot wound [Photo by Metropolitan Police]

Police have named the 20-year-old victim of a violent attack in East Surry Grove as Ola Raji.

The incident took place on a District Line train like this one [Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images]

A woman who poured out a torrent of racial abuse at two men a District Line train between Embankment and Plaistow is being hunted by police.

11:26
Indentical twins Alan Keery (left) and Gary Keery are opening another cereal cafe in Camden Stables

The identical twins behind Brick Lane’s Cereal Killer Cafe are to open a second venue in Camden Stables on May 14.

10:50
(Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)

East London council Barking and Dagenham is set to become the first in the country to use DNA testing to catch irresponsible pet owners who fail to clean up after their dogs.

A Greater Anglia train at Ilford train Station.

A woman was struck by a train at Romford station this morning, affecting trains between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield and causing hour-long delays.

Stickers claiming voting was against Islamic teachings have been put up around Manor Park

Stickers placed on lamp posts warning Muslims not to vote in the upcoming election have been condemned for copying ‘evil’ Islamic State teachings.

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From tomorrow legendary Dalston pool and snooker hall Efes will boast a 200ft crazy golf course.

Yesterday, 17:13
Salah Mohammed was illegally touting for business near this carwash on Great Eastern Street when he picked up the victim [Image from Google StreetView]

A minicab driver has been jailed after picking up a woman in Shoreditch and taking to his friend’s house in Walthamstow, where she was raped.

Yesterday, 14:50
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A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after he fell from a second-floor shop window in the Royal Exchange in the City.

Yesterday, 14:24
There are severe delays on the Victoria Line

A woman died in the early hours of this morning after she was struck by a Victoria Line train.

Yesterday, 13:59
The Reclaim Brixton protest march on Saturday. Pic: Reclaim Brixton

On Saturday hundreds of protesters marched in Brixton to campaign against gentrification “pushing locals out of the area”.

Yesterday, 13:48
Borex Tasta

In February, London24 ran an appeal to help find Borex Tatsa, a vulnerable teenager from Hackney who had gone missing.

Yesterday, 13:27
The lorry has flipped over onto its side [Photograph from @TfLTrafficNews]

The inbound A12 is shut at the Redbridge roundabout after a artic lorry overturned.

Yesterday, 11:36
Hackney WickED has been cancelled this year due to money troubles. [Photo courtesy of Hackney WickED]

Arts festival Hackney WickED will not go ahead this summer due to “ever-increasing” production costs, its organisers have announced.

Yesterday, 11:25
Police want to know who these two men are [Photographs from Metropolitan Police]

Police are looking for two witnesses to a vicious assault that took place in Camden Lock and left the victim needing hospital treatment.

Yesterday, 11:10
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 06:  Novak Djokovic of Serbia in with the fans as he climbs down after celebrating in his player's box with friends, family and members of his coaching team following his victory in the Gentlemen's Singles Final match against Roger Federer.

Visitors to this year’s Wimbledon will have to abandon their selfie sticks after bosses banned them from being taken into the grounds.

Yesterday, 11:05
(Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

A cleaning service is using its app to offer London home owners with mice problems the chance to foster a cat for free, in order to get rid of rodent invaders.

Yesterday, 10:44
TfL is building a east-west cycle superhighway to be completed in 2016.

Road users may wish to find alternative routes on Victoria Embankment as major works begin for the east-west cycle superhighway today.

Yesterday, 12:56

We are pleased to report that Ria Begum, a 15-year-old girl from Greenwich who went missing on Sunday April 12, has been found.

Yesterday, 08:55
Alex Scheider and Sam Chappatte are stuck after the earthquake which killed 3,200

A Notting Hill couple trapped on Everest after the deadly Nepal earthquake have described the devastating scenes at base camp with constant avalanches and aftershocks.

Yesterday, 07:13

A 34-year-old has been charged with murder after a man was stabbed to death in Leyton over the weekend.

Yesterday, 07:04
Amy Winehouse performing at V Festival  (Photo by Simone Joyner/Getty Images)

Amy Winehouse’s family has criticised a documentary about her life.

Yesterday, 06:52
A Docklands Light Railway train passes in front of skyscrapers in Canary Wharf (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Workers on London’s Docklands Light Railway are to be balloted for strikes in two separate disputes over pay and conditions.

Friday, April 24, 2015
Fire in High Street, Edgware

Four fire engines have been called to attend a huge fire on the High Street in Edgware.

Friday, April 24, 2015
The Focus E15 housing campaigners are setting up a hairdressing salon with the slogan

Housing campaigners from Newham are offering free hair cuts tomorrow as their launch their “Cut homes not hair” protest.

Friday, April 24, 2015
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Keith Fraser, the UKIP prospective parliamentary candidate for Hackney North and Stoke Newington has apologised after retweeting an Islamophobic cartoon which looks similar to Charlie Hebdo’s depictions of the Prophet yesterday morning.

Friday, April 24, 2015
Police want to talk to this woman about the incident

Police have released an image of a woman they want to speak to after a Muslim woman wearing a head scarf was racially abused on a Piccadilly line train.

Friday, April 24, 2015
Google street view image of North End Road.

A 94-year-old woman is fighting for her life today after she was hit by a people carrier in north London.

Friday, April 24, 2015
Peter Mussett sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl on the DLR

A 32-year-old man carried out an ‘incredibly frightening’ sexual assault on a 12-year-old girl travelling alone on the DLR.

Friday, April 24, 2015
Police have released a CCTV image of a cyclist believed to have knocked a woman to the ground.

CCTV images of a cyclist accused of forcefully knocking a woman over in Bermondsey before speeding off have been released by police.

Friday, April 24, 2015
Migrants stand on the deck of the Italian Coast Guard Ship Gregretti (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images)

A protest over the number of migrants who have drowned while trying to reach Europe will be held outside the European Commission in Smith Square, Westminster tomorrow.

Friday, April 24, 2015
Visitors can also track the route and impact of new transport links like HS2 and Crossrail 1 and 2

A giant interactive 3D model showing London in the past, the present and the future has been unveiled.

Friday, April 24, 2015
The motorcyclist was killed at the junction with Northdown Road and Belmont Rise in Sutton

A man in his 30s was killed yesterday after his motorbike crashed into a Transit van in Sutton.

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Pictured: The Badlands [Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images]

London’s Transport Commissioner has slammed commuter rail services, comparing them to the ‘Wild West’, and even using four-letter words to describe them.

Thursday, April 23, 2015
An artist's impressoin of the Thames Baths project. Credit: Picture Plane / Studio Octopi

A crowdfunding campaign has today been launched to build a heated, freshwater swimming pool in the Thames.

Stickers claiming voting was against Islamic teachings have been put up around Manor Park

Stickers placed on lamp posts warning Muslims not to vote in the upcoming election have been condemned for copying ‘evil’ Islamic State teachings.

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