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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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

Yesterday, 15:52
Ashley Walters at the launch of the Radio 1 and 1Xtra Academy at Stoke Newington School in 2012. Picture: Carmen Valino

Rapper and actor Ashley Walters will appear at crown court over two accusations of threatening behaviour and one of racially aggravated harassment in Upper Street’s Hilton Hotel on May 3.

The Chief Inspector of Hospitals has recommended the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust is placed into special measures (Picture: PA Images)

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’.

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.

Yesterday, 07:52
Victim Donna Stringer in hospital following the fire

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
Do you recognise this man? (Picture: British Transport Police)

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.

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?

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, 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, 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.

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, 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, 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.

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.





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