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Yesterday, 17:36

Two bus perverts who sexually assaulted a schoolgirl and a woman on London transport have escaped jail.

Yesterday, 18:28

There are no Thameslink trains between Blackfriars and St Pancras tomorrow in both directions because of flooding between Farringdon and St Pancras, caused by a burst water main.

Yesterday, 16:57

A mass fight in Bromley town centre in the early hours of this morning led police to discover a bumper haul of heavy-weight weaponry including a WWII machine gun, a rocket launcher and an AK-47 style assault rifle.

Friday, January 23, 2015
josh Dorgu, left

A school community is in mourning after popular A level student Josh Dorgu collapsed and died in front of his shocked classmates.

Friday, January 23, 2015
No, we don't know what you're meant to do with a swimming pool of champagne either... [Photograph by Andy Tyler]

It’s the time of year for extravagant gestures, but one London hotel has come up with a Valentine’s package that is so OTT we’re surprised Kanye hasn’t booked it for Kim.

Friday, January 23, 2015
(Left-right) Moshiur Rahman, Yousaf Bashir, Mohammed Alamgir and Munim Abdul arriving at the Old Bailey [Photograph by Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire]

A group of Muslim men have been given an anti-social behaviour order (ASBO) that will restrict their behaviour at religious events - despite fears it could breach their human rights.

Friday, January 23, 2015
Police want to speak to this man in connection with this attack [Photograph from British Transport Police]

Police are still hunting a man who slashed a woman’s face open on an escalator in Holborn station last November.

Friday, January 23, 2015
The flooding on the Thameslink line in the Clerkenwell Tunnel

Commuters using the Thameslink line are set for a miserable journey home this evening due to chaos caused by a burst water main.

Friday, January 23, 2015
The woman found a pig's trotter in her car and the number 666 scrawled on it (Photo by Joern Pollex/Getty Images)

An appeal has been launched after a woman found her car windscreen smashed in with a pig’s trotter, the number 666 scrawled onto it and three hearts left inside.

Friday, January 23, 2015
The Railway Hotel where the deadly dinner was served

A pub chef and manager who lied to police when their turkey Christmas dinner killed a mother and made dozens ill have been sent to jail.

Friday, January 23, 2015
(Picture:: PA)

Lancaster Gate Tube station was closed this morning after a member of staff was brutally assaulted.

Friday, January 23, 2015
New figures show Dagenham is the UK's burglary hotspot  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

London contains seven of the UK’s top 10 burglary hotspots according to new research, with Dagenham the area your house is most likely to be robbed.

Friday, January 23, 2015
There is chaos at stations across London this morning (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

Travelling into London this morning was made way more arduous than usual after chaos at many of the capital’s busiest stations.

Friday, January 23, 2015
Zahida Ali has been missing since January 19

Officers are ‘growing increasingly concerned’ about missing 29-year-old Zahida Ali from East Ham, who has not been seen since Monday morning.

Friday, January 23, 2015
The gang made off with £70,000-worth of luxury handbags from the Luis Vuitton store in Sloane Street (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

CCTV of the moment thieves smashed through the doors of a store and stole more than £70,000-worth of luxury handbags has been released as the gang involved were sentenced to more than 26 years in prison.

Friday, January 23, 2015
The view from the Met's helicopter last night flying over an eerily dark west London during the power cut (Picture: Twitter/@MPSInTheSky)

An amazing picture from the Met Police helicopter shows the effect of last night’s power cut in west London which left swathes of Fulham and Kensington in darkness.

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Alfred Ajani is now helping others who were in the same position [Photograph from Twitter]

A man who landed his dream job after holding up a placard in Victoria train station in the summer is now giving other jobseekers a helping hand - by hiring them.

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Ms Annesley was in a relationship  with Olly Neville, a former leader of Ukip's youth wing who was sacked in 2013 after saying he backed gay marriage.

A 23-year-old backpacker from Orpington has died on the same Thai island where two other British tourists were killed last year.

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Upgrades at Victoria Underground station will mean misery for Tube passengers until 2018 (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Passengers at Victoria can expect disruption for three years as TfL begins a £700million upgrade at the Tube station.

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Police at the scene where Ayesha's body was discovered in Broomfield Road, Chadwell Heath, in August 2013

The father of a little girl allegedly murdered by her mother with her lover choked back tears as he told a court how his wife had become “possessed” by the other woman.

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Two men are still wanted by police

Police interrupted a dramatic armed robbery near Liverpool Street station this afternoon.

Thursday, January 22, 2015
London Bridge passengers were left both terrified and stranded by the hoax [Photograph by Rick Findler/PA Wire]

A man who caused terror on a packed commuter train and shut down one of London’s busiest stations in rush hour has been jailed.

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Boris Johnson, who was born in New York,  walks around Times Square in 2009 (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Boris Johnson has reportedly performed a U-turn and agreed to demands by American authorities to pay a tax bill he previously called ‘absolutely outrageous’.

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Top tip: Check where you actually parked your car before reporting it stolen to police (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

An attempt by police in east London to live-tweet every call they receive today got off to an hilarious start with a false alarm over a stolen car.

Thursday, January 22, 2015
The dead mouse in the packet of popping corn

Imagine the horror of munching on a bag of popcorn, only to discover the remains of a dead mouse in your tasty snack moments later.

Thursday, January 22, 2015
(Pic: Clive Gee/PA Wire)

The Sun tricked us all! How fun.

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Hampstead Heath nudists: A photograph by Anastasia Trahanas for her art project Naked Britain

A supporter of the naturist movement has branded the City of London corporation “sexist” for allowing men to strip off on Hampstead Heath while only allowing women to go “topless”.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
[Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images]

DLR workers in the RMT union are planning to strike for 48 hours from January 28 in a row with KeolisAmey Docklands, who run the DLR.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Police at the scene where Ayesha's body was discovered in Broomfield Road, Chadwell Heath, in August 2013

Two women killed an ‘evil’ eight-year-old girl in Romford after getting caught up in a bizarre web of fictional characters on Facebook, a court heard.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Police say the first attempted abduction was in Sancroft Street last Thursday (Picture: Google)

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted abduction after three separate incidents where schoolgirls were being approached by men in Lambeth.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
The wireless charging points are free at 10 cafes in central London (Picture: Starbucks)

Coffee drinkers will never be caught with low battery again after Starbucks installs free wireless phone charging points at 10 coffee shops in London.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Britain First post pictures of their armoured van in Whitechapel

“Christian Patrols” returned to Whitechapel this week as far-right campaigners claiming to target Muslim extremists roamed the East End.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
A unique rainbow in the dark [Photograph from Channel 4]

The world’s first-ever ‘night rainbow’ will brighten up Trafalgar Square tonight to celebrate the launch of three new LGBT television shows.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Even the statues are getting on the #MuseumSelfie trend (picture: V&A Musuem/Twitter)

Museums across London and all round the world are encouraging visitors to take a snap of themselves in front of the exhibits for #MuseumSelfie Day - and even the statues are getting involved. Check out some of the funniest selfies here:

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
The crash happened at the corner of Bethune Road and Amhurst Park in Stamford Hill (Picture: Google)

A lorry driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a cyclist died in Stamford Hill yesterday.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
The restaurant used the hashtag to promote its lasagne

An Italian restaurant which tweeted a lasagne promotion during the bomb scare in Moorgate yesterday has apologised and offered to delete its Twitter account.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
The crash happpened on the A13 Thames Gateway (Pic: TfL Traffic News)

Crashes on the A13 and A12 heading into London are expected to cause long delays for motorists this morning.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Stock image of the Central Criminal Court Old Bailey.

An beauty parlour raked in £500,000 over two years by offering “happy endings” in the heart of London, a court heard yesterday.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
'Abu Daigham al-Britani', picture in Syria on the right

A man from Southall who posed with a bag of severed heads has pleaded guilty to attending a terrorist training camp in Syria.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Traffic at a standstill before the road was reopened [Photograph by James Farnell]

Five cars crashed last night on the southbound A2 - but amazingly only one patient was injured.

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David Cameron and Tony Blair are among those paying tribute.

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