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Health watchdog CQC has said the London Ambulance Service (LAS) NHS Trust should be placed into special measures as it is ‘performing poorly’ and has been rated ‘inadequate’.

Yesterday, 07:52

This picture shows Donna Stringer, a 43-year-old with learning disabilities who needs a wheelchair, fighting for her life in hospital after cowardly thugs targeted her Barking care home with fireworks, causing devastating damage and leaving her in intensive care.

Yesterday, 17:29

A large gang of young men surrounded a 17-year-old girl in West Ham Tube station and threw her to the floor in a frightening incident, British Transport Police (BTP) said today.

Yesterday, 15:05
A woman was tied up in a burglary

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a lorry this morning in Brixton at Coldharbour Lane’s junction with Atlantic Road.

Yesterday, 12:46
Police have released images of two men they would like to speak to after a woman was raped in Brixton last year (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A young woman said she was raped after accepting a lift on leaving a Brixton club last year and today police have released images of men they would like to speak to about the attack.

Yesterday, 11:38
Witnesses called it a 'horiffic accident'. Picture by @catdl / Catherine de Lange

Kilburn High Road was closed in both directions this morning after a woman got trapped by a lorry.

Yesterday, 09:54
(Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Severe delays yet again on the Piccadilly Line this morning have left many commuters furious.

Yesterday, 08:53
Vasilaki Kakko, a teenage boy who was stabbed to death in Holloway

A boy stabbed near Caledonian Road Tube station in Holloway, north London, has been named by police as Vasilaki Kakko.

Wed, 21:37
Aerial view of proposed Rotherhithe Bridge [image: reForm Architects]

Plans to build a new bridge across the Thames between Canary Wharf and Rotherhithe on either side have reached completion in a new feasibility study.

The proposed ‘Rotherhithe Bridge’ would have the longest bascule span in the world, at 600ft (184m), for use by pedestrians and cyclists.

Yesterday, 15:13
Police cordoned off the pavement outside the Vodafone store in Finchley Road

The pavement outside a parade of shops on Finchley Road has been cordoned off after knife raiders threatened staff at a branch of Vodafone and made off with thousands of pounds worth of mobile phones.

Yesterday, 09:22
Plane Stupid protesters blocked the tunnel leading into Heathrow Airport (Picture: Plane Stupid)

Plane Stupid climate change activists have blocked the inbound tunnel to Heathrow in a protest against airport expansion.

Yesterday, 15:12
It's Black Friday! Head to Oxford Street for bargains (Picture: PA Images)

For Black Friday 2015 some Oxford Street stores will be opening crazily early, with online deals going live from midnight. Check here for information about where to head and when on London’s busiest shopping street.

Yesterday, 12:19
A child can be seen being manhandled by a person who appears to be a Subway worker in the video posted online (Picture: YouTube/Kyss McQueen)

Alarming footage of boys trying to smash their way into a north London Subway branch to release their friend - who appears to be locked inside and forcibly held by a Subway worker - has gone viral on social media.

Wed, 17:08
Junior doctors held a massive protest in London last month over the contracts and now plan to strike for three days in December (Picture: Naomi Ackerman/ London24)

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt today agreed to negotiate the junior doctor contract with the British Medical Association (BMA) in talks held by conciliatory service Acas, but the BMA say his consenting so late is ‘political game playing’.

Wed, 16:28
The RMT are warning Tube platforms are 'dangerously overcrowded', particularly at major hubs (Picture: PA Images)

Overcrowding on Tube platforms combined with cuts in staffing levels has created ‘a lethal cocktail’ and the London Underground (LU) is ‘reaching breaking point’, Union leaders said today.

Wed, 14:09
Holloway Prison. Picture: Rebecca Naden/PA

Holloway Prison is to close, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne said this afternoon.

Wed, 11:56
Picture: Google maps

A man has been arrested os suspicion of stabbing a 16-year-old boy near Havering College.

Wed, 09:51
A West Ham fan was stabbed on Sunday

The West Ham fan stabbed before Sunday’s match against Tottenham has been released from hospital, the club has confirmed.

Wed, 09:22
The robbers threaten a female shop worker with a sword and machete in Mitcham

This shocking CCTV footage shows teenage robbers wielding a machete and sword threatening a female shop worker in Mitcham, south London.

Wed, 09:02
The protest takes place on Friday November 27 to highlight the number of cyclist deaths since 2013 (Picture: Nicola Branch)

Twenty one coffins will be laid outside the headquarters of TfL in a protest by campaign group Stop Killing Cyclists on Friday, to symbolise the deaths of riders on London’s road in the past two years.

Wed, 07:57
A lorry caught fire on the A12 near Chelmsford causing delays for London-bound drivers (Picture: Google Street View)

A lorry has caught fire on the A12 at Chelmsford causing long delays for London drivers.

Wed, 07:46
Police want to talk to this man about a sex assault on a 16-year-old girl on a Hounslow bus

A 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a man while travelling on the 423 bus route along Bath Road, Hounslow.

Tue, 16:53
Picture: Google maps

A 16-year-old boy has been taken to an east London hospital after “suffering a stab wound” police have said.

Tue, 16:00
Council tenants at Anglian House in Barking, are still unable to drink water from the tap

Police are investigating fears that the water supply to a housing block has been contaminated.

Tue, 15:59
A Londoner hoping for a fun family day at Winter Wonderland was charged £3,731 for parking (Picture: Manish Wadhwani/ NCP)

A great £5 parking deal in Portland Square turned into a nightmare for one family when the dad was charged £3,731 instead, maxing out his credit card and leaving him to borrow money from his sister.





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