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Yesterday, 17:40

A van driver has been praised by firefighters today after he dragged a man out of a moving burning car.

Yesterday, 12:13

An appeal has been launched to find a moped rider who kicked a cyclist off his bike in east London on Friday night.

Yesterday, 11:10

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

Yesterday, 10:41
Die-ins are a graphic illustration of the dangers that cyclists face [Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images]

The Stop Killing Cyclists campaign is holding a vigil tonight at the site where a cyclist was killed last week.

Yesterday, 09:06
The man was killed in Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch (Pic: Google Street View)

A man believed to be aged in his 20s has died after being run over in Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, in the early hours of this morning.

Yesterday, 07:10
The hoax caller was put through to the Prime Minister (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid- WPA Pool/Getty Images)

A hoax caller who rang GCHQ just hours before a prank call was put through to David Cameron has claimed he was high on drink and drugs at the time, described the situation as “hilarious” and said he was going to do it again.

Sunday, January 25, 2015
Kamran Amperipour sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl travelling on a bus in Willesden Green

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

Yesterday, 14:11
Officers want to speak to this man after a blind woman was sexually assaulted at Waterloo Tube station (Picture: British Transport Police)

A man pretended to help a blind woman get off a Tube train at Waterloo station but then sexually assaulted her and fled the scene.

Yesterday, 11:33
The flooding on the Thameslink line in the Clerkenwell Tunnel

Flooding in a Farringdon railway tunnel is continuing to cause problems for commuters today.

Yesterday, 11:24
Courtney Hazel, 16, has been missing from her home in Enfield since January 8
Enfield

Police in Enfield are asking for the public’s help in finding missing teenager Courtney Hazel, who has not been seen more than a fortnight.

Yesterday, 18:44
The Croydon Tech City founders, Nigel Dias, Jonny Rose and Sarah Luxford

“The first two years were about validating Croydon as a tech hub – now it’s about becoming the best”

Yesterday, 18:35
Frugl co-founder Suzanne Noble

Want to get along to all the best events in London but put off by the cost? Well that’s where Frugl comes in - allowing users to find what’s going on across the capital all for under a tenner.

Yesterday, 07:32
The blue fox was spotted in the Travelodge in Woolwich, south London (Pic by Scott Farnell)

A mysterious blue fox has been spotted at a Travelodge in Woolwich, south London.

Sunday, January 25, 2015
The water main burst in between St Pancras and Farringdon

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, 14:30
Ed Sheeran said he was mistaken for Boris Johnson - we don't see the resemblance (Picture via Getty Images)

One is an incredibly successful 23-year-old musician, and the other is a bumbling 50-year-old politician - but apparently all it needs is some dishevelled hair for Ed Sheeran and Boris Johnson to be mistaken for one another.

Yesterday, 19:28
Greenhouse N16 is a new co-working space in Hackney hoping to get creatives to strike the right balance

Nestled amongst the artisan cafes and shops on Green Lanes in between Dalston and Stoke Newington lies Hackney’s newest co-working space, a place for entrepreneurs to relax and eat as well as get cracking on the next big idea.

Sunday, January 25, 2015
Two men were stabbed in Thames Road, Barking, understood to be outside the Oasis banqueting suite.

Police have arrested eight people in connection with a dual stabbing at a party in Barking in the early hours of this morning.

Sunday, January 25, 2015
One of the weapons was an AK-47 style assault rifle (Pic: Cpl. D.A. Haynes)

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
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.

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With news of presenter Adrian Chiles’ sacking by ITV, it’s a good time to remember some of the most memorable punditry blunders.

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