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Train services between Wimbledon and Surbiton are facing delays after a person died from being hit by a train at Surbiton station.


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

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

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.

(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.

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.

There are severe delays on the Victoria Line

The Victoria Line is open again after being closed between Brixton and Warren Street for more than an hour during rush hour.


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

Amy Winehouse performing at V Festival  (Photo by Simone Joyner/Getty Images)

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

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.

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.

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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.

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.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Marathon runners may have to pack their waterproofs as Sunday’s weather forecast is looking rather damp.

Thursday, April 23, 2015
(Pic by Slide the City)

Remember the envy when Bristolians got to race down a giant water slide on an inflatable lilo last summer?

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Ambrose Ball has been missing since January 24

Police have recovered a body from the River Lea and believe it may be that of Ambrose Ball, who went missing in January after crashing his car.

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Abdul Bah was jailed for nine years for raping a

A MAN who pushed a “complete stranger” to the ground and raped her in a public street has been jailed for nine years.

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Andrea McVeigh posted this photo of herself after being knocked down by a cyclist riding on a pavement in Bermondsey.

A young woman has been left with life-long scars after she was knocked down on the pavement by a speeding cyclist who fled as she lay there with blood pouring down her face.

Thursday, April 23, 2015
[Photograph by Dan Kitwood]

Tufnell Park station on the Northern Line is closed this morning due to a local power failure.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Protesters gather outside the Black Cap pub in Camden High Street. Picture: Dieter Perry

The new owner of an iconic gay pub that closed without warning said he had “no choice” in keeping the venue open and says a new operator has already been chosen.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Scotland Yard would like to speak to this man in connection with the attack [Photo by Metropolitan Police]

A 13-year-old girl was sexually attacked on a Bromley-bound bus, police have revealed.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Kevin Mao was sentenced at the Old Bailey

A Tottenham man who stabbed an innocent 22-year-old to death at a Middlesex University campus party has been given a life sentence for the “cowardly” attack.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The man was attacked until he got off the train at King's Cross station (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

A Victoria Line passenger was subjected to a vile racist tirade after asking a man not to spit on the Underground.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Much loved poet and author Michael Rosen has been penning some sterling poetry on Twitter about Grant Shapps.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Residents had to be resuced after a fire broke out at this care home [Photo by Google Earth]

Firefighters and police officers rescued 14 elderly residents and three members of staff from a fire at the Abbey Cheam Care Centre in the early hours of the morning.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Robotic kitchen at work

Futuristic kitchen uses robotic arms to rustle up lobster bisque for panel of chefs

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The thieves used a heavy duty drill to bore through the vault

This interactive graphic shows exactly how the thieves in the ambitious Hatton Garden heist used super drills to bore through vault walls and steal £60million of diamonds.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
RSPCA officers with dogs rescued by the charity  (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

London has the highest number of animal cruelty complaints in England, the RSPCA has said.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Jack says running as a pair of testicles would have made Rob laugh 'so much'

A giant pair of testicles will make its way around the London Marathon race course later this month.

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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.