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An army of Stormtroopers will descend on Leytonstone in east London as part of an intergalactic event celebrating a local resident’s contribution to the Star Wars trilogy.

Police have released images of two men they would like to speak to as they investigate a sex crime near Islington’s Silicon Roundabout.

Today’s planned junior doctor strikes have been cancelled.

Yesterday, 14:39
Brian Reader, 76, has pleaded guilty to his part in Britain's biggest robbery  (Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

The oldest man involved in the notorious Hatton Garden jewel heist used a freedom pass that belonged to someone else on his way to commit England’s biggest burglary, a court heard.

Yesterday, 12:25
Do you know this man? Text British Transport Police on 61016 quoting T-SUB/B4 of 30/11/15

Police are searching for a man who groped a woman at London Bridge underground station - then made his getaway via Waterloo.

Yesterday, 12:00
The National Health Singers in action outside St Paul's Cathedral on Saturday (Picture: Dr Georgina Wood)

Ahead of the junior doctor strike on December 1, a choir of talented medics stood in Tube stations and outside London landmarks ‘singing for survival’ with their new song to the NHS, ‘Yours’.

Yesterday, 17:06
Is this the coolest guitar ever? (Photo: John Phillips/PA Wire

London rockers rejoice! The world-famous Fender Stratocaster guitar has been released in a special London Underground edition.

(Image: Stop the War Coalition)

As MPs prepare for tomorrow’s vote on air strikes in Syria, the Stop the War Coalition has called for a rally in Parliament Square tonight against British military involvement in the wartorn region.

Yesterday, 15:51
The card that was handed to Kara Florish on the Tube

This is the hateful card that was given to Kara Florish as she travelled on the Tube.

Yesterday, 15:11
Evidence for the trial

A woman from Crouch Hill has been disqualified from owning animals for life after keeping dogs in cages stacked on top of each other nearly every day.

Yesterday, 14:30
Police tape

Two people were arrested in Dalston suspected of playing a role in a people-smuggling ring bringing Albanians into the country.

Yesterday, 13:43
Do you recognise these men? (Picture: British Transport Police)

A commuter got a broken nose, cuts and bruises when two men beat him up in a ‘shocking and frightening’ assault at Wimbledon Station. The victim had tried to help when he heard one of the attackers threaten a woman, police said.

Yesterday, 13:08
A small boy lifts the 6.5kg Hummingbird bike

Cycling is becoming ever more popular as people look for cheaper ways to travel, but many people are put off by the challenge of storing a bulky bike, or lugging it on public transport for part of their journey.

Yesterday, 09:18
There are delays on Tooting Bec Road after an accident

Tooting Bec Road in south London was closed this morning after an accident involving a motorbike and a car.

Yesterday, 07:24
(Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

London is set for heavy rain throughout today and later in the week, with some parts of the country on flood alert.

Sunday, November 29, 2015
Police want to talk to this man over an attempted arson at Finsbury Park Mosque

Police are hunting a moped rider suspected of trying to set Finsbury Park Mosque on fire in what is being treated as a “hate crime”.

Sunday, November 29, 2015
Police are appealing for information

A murder probe is underway after the body of a young man was found in east London.

Sunday, November 29, 2015
Dame Vivienne Westwood (left) takes part in the march through London calling for ambitious action to tackle climate change (Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire)

Tens of thousands of people have gathered in central London for a march to demand that global leaders take urgent action to tackle climate change.

Friday, November 27, 2015
Katie Hopkins is a divisive figure (Picture: PA Images)

Students at Brunel University London turned around and filed silently out of a debate on the Welfare State when Katie Hopkins, one of the panellists, started speaking. It is simultaneously hilarious and awkward.

Friday, November 27, 2015
Thousands will march for ambitious action on the climate crisis by governments internationally (Picture: PeoplesMarch)

The People’s March for Climate, Justice and Jobs will pass through central London on Sunday November 29 with more than 7,000 people from all around the UK. Here is a guide to the march - why it’s happening, where to go and what will be going on.

Friday, November 27, 2015
Kocik with Marta Ligman

An abusive boyfriend who murdered his girlfriend before stuffing her in a suitcase and dumping it in canal has been jailed for life today.

Friday, November 27, 2015
Everyone would want an underground holiday room with a pool and a beach, right? (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images For Soho House)

An underground holiday room, desks that turn into beds and hanging ceiling pods...who wouldn’t want these in their workplace?

Friday, November 27, 2015
The lorry fell into a 25ft ditch on St John's Hill and the man working on it managed to jump off just in time (Picture: London Fire Brigade)

A lorry crashed into a massive ditch on St John’s Hill in Clapham, causing a gas leak and forcing roads to close.

Friday, November 27, 2015
The youth attacked the women in Parliament Hill

A 16-year-old who bit a woman’s groin on Hampstead Heath, hit a man with a claw hammer and carried out violent and sexual assaults will serve just one year in jail.

Friday, November 27, 2015
Officers are appealing for help in identifying a man after a woman was sexually assaulted on a bus heading to Stratford

Officers are appealing to the public for help identifying a man after a 20-year-old woman was sexually assaulted on a bus.





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