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Tory candidates claim travellers hurled rocks at them as they tried to take pictures of the site where they have set up home in north London.

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A murder investigation is underway after a 55-year-old man died ‘trapped inside’ his burning flat in Barnet, police revealed today.

A car burst into flames on a busy carriageway near Brent Cross yesterday afternoon.

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Tobias Terpilowski-Gill (Pic credit: Facebook)

A photographer plunged to his death from a balcony in Kilburn while in police handcuffs after he was denied access to urgent mental health treatment, an inquest heard today.

A signalling problem at King's Cross train station caused delays on the Tube (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

There are major delays on the Circle, Hammersmith and City Line and Metropolitan Line this morning because of a signal failure at King’s Cross.

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Should cannabis be legalised in the UK? MPs debate the issue today (Picture: PA Images)

As MPs sit to debate whether or not cannabis should be legalised in the UK, we will bring you Twitter reactions, coverage of the pro-cannabis protest at Westminster and some of the key points on both sides of the argument. Ready or not, here we(ed) come!

Barri Ghai, Founder and Lead Investigator at The Ghostfinder Paranormal Society, will investigate your 'haunted' home

Londoners looking to prove their homes aren’t haunted before selling them are being offered a helping hand from paranormal investigators.

Perri's receipt shows the charge for women's clothes at the top

Most shoppers have accepted the 5p charge for plastic bags in supermarkets, but £12 for four of them is another story.

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A signal failure at Finchley Road Tube station is causing severe delays to all the stations on the Metropolitan Line - and the Piccadilly Line is also suffering due to an earlier faulty train at Manor House.

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Sixty abuse cases involving accusations of witchcraft and exorcism have been reported in London so far this year - including a mother who bit her son on the face because she thought he was a “witch possessed by evil spirits”.

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Rapper Wiz Khalifa performing on stage on a 'PhunkeeDuck personal transportation device'  (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Police have tweeted that it is illegal to ride a ‘swegway’ in public.

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John White was arrested by Territorial Support Group officers, shown here on a training exercise (Photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

UPDATE: Police have rearrested a sex offender who ‘unlawfully escaped’ from a secure mental health facility in north London.

Police want to speak to these two people (Photo: Kingston Police)

Police are looking for the people in these photos after an pair of old-aged pensioners from Surbiton were tricked into giving up their bank cards

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Deborah Willemen said she felt like she had 'lost a limb' after the bike was stolen at 3am on Saturday morning (Picture: Deborah Willemen)

‘It was like losing a limb’: A Tottenham single mum needs your help after her life-altering cargobike was (ineptly) stolen by a thief in the dead of night.

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Police would like to speak to these men about the incident (Pictures: BTP)

A group of ‘yobbish’ West Ham fans upset passengers by chanting ‘vile’ antisemitic songs on a train after a game at Upton Park, and today police said ‘this sort of casual racism has gone unchallenged for too long’.

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

A man produced a knife then chased a group of teenage boys through a Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria train, terrifying passengers.

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A woman in her eighties was hit by a lorry in Lewisham on Friday morning (Picture: Street View)

A woman in her eighties is fighting for her life in hospital after being hit by a lorry on Lewisham Road this morning.

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Christopher Matt

Detectives are hunting a convicted sex attacker who has disappeared while on licence from jail.

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The PhD student is looking for the man who stood up to her groper (Photo: Kaitlyn Regehr)

London24 frequently runs appeals after women have been sexually assaulted on buses and trains in the capital, but this is one with a difference.

Friday, October 9, 2015
In Germany Oktoberfest is a raucous but manageable affair (Picture: Getty)

The much-hyped London version of Munich’s Oktoberfest has been cancelled at the last minute by its organisers ‘due to unforeseen circumstances’, leaving thousands to seek refunds.

Friday, October 9, 2015
The lorry was left balancing precariously, wedged under the railway bridge in Bromley (Picture: Steve Hughes)

A lorry slammed into a railway bridge near Shortlands station in Bromley this morning, leaving it wedged between the bridge and the road while balancing precariously on two wheels.

Friday, October 9, 2015
Urban foxes playing. Photo David Jones PA

Hackney Council has removed fox traps from Clissold Park after 4,700 people signed a petition against a cull.

Friday, October 9, 2015
The deceased was found on leafy Melrose Avenue in Cricklewood (Photo: Google StreetView)

Police have launched a murder investigation after the body of a woman in her forties was found at an address in Melrose Avenue.

Friday, October 9, 2015
Straight Road, Romford

A man in his 40s was stabbed in Straight Road, Romford, last night.

Friday, October 9, 2015
St Martin-in-the-fields Church is on the north-east of Trafalgar Square, seen here on the right (Photo: diliff)

Emergency services evacuated 20 people from St Martin-in-the-Fields Church in Trafalgar Square this morning after a bag containing suspicious-looking chemicals was found.





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