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It’s something many Londoners have wished for on a Sunday morning. Now a pill which helps dampen the desire to drink alcohol is available to people who drink half a bottle of wine or three pints a night or more.

Yesterday, 18:36

Police this evening confirmed they are treating as “suspicious” the fire that gutted the only factory left preventing Tottenham Hotspur from starting work on its new stadium.

Yesterday, 12:49

Dr Lam Hoe Yeoh, also known as Robin, today pleaded guilty to a string of voyeurism, indecency and pornography offences.

Yesterday, 11:51
The Railway Hotel in Hornchurch

A mum died after eating contaminated turkey in a pub Christmas dinner, which also made 33 diners violently ill, a court has found.

The blaze on Paxton Road raged for almost three hours [Photograph by @PaulWood1961]

A metalworks near White Hart Lane that has been holding up the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium build has been gutted by a mystery fire this morning.

Yesterday, 07:20
The fatal accident happened at this junction between Commercial Road and Cavell Street on Monday November 24 [Photograph from Google StreetView]

A man has died after a hit-and-run cycling accident in east London yesterday, and now police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Yesterday, 12:45
If it's not leaves on the line or the wrong kind of snow...(Pic: Amy Gray)

Greater Anglia passengers travelling from Liverpool Street to Chingford and Bethnal Green were surprised to be told their trains were delayed because of an ‘unusually large passenger’.

Yesterday, 10:43
The strange electric force makes your hair stand on end (YouTube)

This video shows a strong electric force outside the Google building near Tottenham Court Road which makes your hair stand on end and feel a pressure in your head if you stand too close.

Yesterday, 08:20
Mrs Mersadis Lallite, 76, went missing on Monday November 25 on her way to Brixton Hill [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

An elderly woman has gone missing whilst making the two-minute journey home to Brixton Hill from her daughter’s home in Tulse Hill.

Yesterday, 07:34
How London Bridge station is expected to look when the regeneration is complete

London Bridge station has big plans for the holidays, but the building work will cause service disruptions for millions of people in late December and early January.

Mon, 18:54
The teen was killed in Mossington Gardens, Bermondsey

A murder probe has been launched after an 18-year-old was fatally shot in Mossington Gardens, Bermondsey yesterday afternoon.

Yesterday, 10:28
The steps between the Westfield shopping centre and Stratford train station have been taped off by police[Photograph by @Sallymari]

Stratford station was closed for an hour today after a security alert caused by a suspicious abandoned car.

Mon, 18:31
The sewer under Whitehall was clogged with tons on awful stuff which had to be pumped out (Picture: Thames Water)

London is blighted by the mighty bulks of congealed fat known as fatbergs, with an estimated 55,000 of them blocking sewers across the city.

Mon, 18:03
All the best views: The stunning picture captured by the Met's helicopter (@MPSinthesky)

We couldn’t resist sharing this incredible picture of London, taken by the Met’s helicopter team @MPSinthesky this afternoon.

Mon, 17:28
Iconic Soho venue Madame JoJo's has had its license revoked (Picture: Google Streetview)

Iconic Soho venue Madame Jojo’s has had its licence revoked by the council after ‘a serious incident of disorder’ allegedly involving its bouncers.

Mon, 17:08
The three teenagers were found guilty of murdering Paul Thrower with an axe at a block of flats in Hayes (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Three teenagers have been found guilty of killing a man in a horrific axe and knife attack at a block of flats in west London after he confronted them for spitting at his girlfriend.

Mon, 14:15
The snake was found nestling in the recycling box outside the man's house (Picture: Imgur/lowercase_capitalist)

A resident in West Hampstead opened their front door this morning only to find a two metre-long snake nestling in a recycling box.

Mon, 11:27
(Photographs by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images and Peter Gordon )

Two weeks ago, we reported on Tower Bridge’s dazzling new glass walkway, which allows visitors to look down onto the river and road below. It’s already been smashed.

Mon, 10:10
Arsenal said the fan was removed from the Emirates Stadium after throwing the wine (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Usually when people say ‘claret was spilled’ at a football match it refers to a fight of some kind - but at Arsenal matches it appears to be literally the case.

Mon, 09:51
Elizabeth Crockett, left,  in happier times. Her accident has left her traumatised and with multiple injuries [Photograph courtesy of Irwin Mitchell]

A woman who is lucky to be alive after she was hit by a lorry and dragged underneath it has asked witnesses to come forward to help her “battle for justice”.

Mon, 08:37
Maces were a popular weapon in the Middle Ages [Photograph by Barschevsky I.F.]

An 18-year-old man has been put into an induced coma after he was shot at close range in broad daylight in Rotherhithe.

Mon, 07:12
Flooding has caused delays on the Overground route into Euston (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

There are severe delays on the Overground line into Euston this morning due to flooding in the Harlesden area.

Mon, 06:41
Police want to speak to this man with regards to the incident [Photograph by British Transport Police]

Police are trying to catch a man who attacked a woman and gashed open her nose at a West End Tube station, and want to speak to the man in this picture.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

London24 ran an appeal after schoolgirl Ayan Omar went missing near Feltham Community College on Wednesday November 19.

Sunday, November 23, 2014
The floods turned streets in Lewisham into rivers [Photograph by @n_s_martin]

Firefighters had to divert an entire river in south-east London when the Ravensbourne burst its banks after a night of torrential rain on Sunday.

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Fourteen people were injured in the blast at the Churchill Hyatt Regency Hotel in Portman Square

The Churchill Hyatt Regency hotel in Portman Square, central London, was rocked by a massive explosion last night.

Friday, November 21, 2014
Protester Arron says he has cahined himself to the railings because his free speech was violated [Photograph by @OccupyLondon]

A protester has chained himself to the railing outside the Houses of Parliament by his neck.

Friday, November 21, 2014
World Champion Parkour athlete, Tim Shieff, leaps across a ledge in some naked free-running in central London (Picture: Beautiful Crime/Jason Paul)

What’s more daring than leaping across London rooftops and free-running atop buildings? Doing it completely naked, that’s what.

Friday, November 21, 2014
Camden council is attempting to shame dog-owners into cleaning up their mess by painting it pink (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

A north London council is trying to ‘embarrass’ dog-owners into cleaning up their animal’s mess by spray painting excrement left in parks and on pavements bright pink.

Friday, November 21, 2014
[Photograph by Charles Mieville]

Two men have been killed after a balcony collapsed in Cadogan Square, one of Britain’s most expensive streets.

Friday, November 21, 2014
A portrait of a naked and pregnant Duchess of Cambridge by graffiti artist Pegasus

An image of the Duchess of Cambridge in the nude bar a tiara balanced on her pregnancy bump has sprung up on the side of an art gallery in north London.

Friday, November 21, 2014
The body of a man was found inside the suspect's car, stopped in Evelyn Street, Deptford (google street view)

A murder investigation is underway after a man was spotted trying to hide a body in the Thames at Deptford Creek in the early hours of this morning.

Friday, November 21, 2014
Boris Johnson is refusing to pay his US tax bill (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

London Mayor Boris Johnson has said a giant ‘No Siree!’ to the American treasury who want him to pay his tax.

Friday, November 21, 2014
Christopher Foster was murdered in a case of mistaken identity

A knifeman who carried out a revenge attack against the wrong man in Borough is facing life in jail when he is sentenced later.

Friday, November 21, 2014
Mash was caught hiding crack in his buttocks

A drug dealer caught hiding crack and heroin in between his buttocks has been jailed.

Thursday, November 20, 2014
But did he say yes? [Photograph courtesy of the Ritzy]

A woman called Marisa has proposed to her boyfriend Chris on the marquee of Brixton’s Ritzy, and now we want to find out if he said ‘yes’.

Thursday, November 20, 2014
The cyclist was in a collision with a van on Lea Bridge Road in east London (Picture: Google Streetview)

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 55-year-old cyclist was left in a critical condition following a ‘serious collision’ involving a van in north east London.

Thursday, November 20, 2014
The accident happened in the former Olympic Stadium (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images/Pool)

A workman working on the Olympic Stadium was rushed to hospital this afternoon after a nasty fall.

Thursday, November 20, 2014
The theft of the collection tin happened at approximately 4pm on Saturday, November 8 in The Parade, Coulsdon Road, Coulsdon (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Police have released CCTV of a man they suspect of being involved in the heartless theft of a Poppy Appeal collection tin from a fish and chip shop in Coulsdon.

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Gordon Ramsey has accused his father-in-law of forging his signature with a machine (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

Gordon Ramsay says his father-in-law ‘faked his signature’ on the lease for the York & Albany pub in Regents Park.

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PM speaks out after Lee Rigby report is made public calling one internet firm a ‘safe haven’.

Social network named in media reports as the platform used by extremists and criticised in government report.

The security services were not in a position to stop the attack on Lee Rigby, but an internet firm might have been able to help foil the plot.

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