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Homeless people and beggars in six London boroughs will be targeted by police today in a “robust” operation focussed on “disrupting and deterring rough sleeping.”

Swimmers have defended a ban on young children at Hampstead Heath’s bathing ponds after a mother complained to a national newspaper about being kicked out with her baby.

Yesterday, 17:45

A Wood Green taxi driver who helped rescue a baby, child and four adults from a raging fire has spoken of his disbelief that others stood by and filmed the family desperately screaming for help from their windows.

Party-goers flooded the streets around Finsbury Park on the Wednesday night before Notting Hill Carnival

Finsbury Park will be closing its gates earlier after a pre-Notting Hill Carnival ‘block party’ turned violent and ended with one man being stabbed and a police officer being taken to hospital.

Yesterday, 17:39
Four people have been found guilty of murdering Dean Mayley in Greenford (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A gang of youths have been found guilty of murdering a young man with the mental age of nine after a knife-point mugging was caught on a graphic and shocking CCTV video.

Yesterday, 11:45
Engineering works could affect your journey this weekend.

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey. Read on for the lowdown.

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

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