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Yesterday, 11:55

A giant kaleidoscope has brightened up London’s Southbank this morning on an otherwise dull and dreary day.

Yesterday, 08:07

A former Met police officer who arranged to meet a man claiming to be only 14-year-old on the gay social media app Grindr was caught out by a vigilante group calling itself The Paedophile Squad.

Yesterday, 18:36

The little girl was running from her mother to her grandfather in Hanworth Park when she was struck by the pellet and began bleeding. Police say she could have been killed.

Yesterday, 15:08
Mohammed Hossain (picture: Javier Casado)

A rickshaw driver from Plaistow sexually assaulted a young clubber after offering her a free ride home, a court has heard.

Yesterday, 13:49
If you recognise this man, please call  police on 101 and give them reference number 174543 (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Shocking CCTV footage has been released of a pub brawl which left a man needing stitches after he was glassed on the head.

Yesterday, 11:33
Parents were shocked to find their schools closed without notice

Schools were put on lockdown in a ‘siege’ which also saw shops run out of basic stock like bread and milk.

Yesterday, 07:50
The house at the end of Huddleston Close

A man has been charged with the murder of his 79-year-old father at his home in Bethnal Green and the attempted murder of two children, including a toddler.

Yesterday, 07:00
David Wood

A recent City University graduate, who died after being trapped under a bus in Farringdon, had secured his “dream job” the day before the accident.

Yesterday, 08:21
The delays and cancellations are affecting services into Liverpool Street

There are delays and cancelled trains on the Overground between Enfield Town, Cheshunt, Chingford and Liverpool Street this morning due to signalling problems.

Wed, 18:01
The suspect refused to leave his parked car (Photo: Brixton Bonbon)

A bewildered crowd watch dozens of police officers and eight squad cars amass on Brixton’s Ferndale Road yesterday to arrest one man.

Wed, 17:21
Police were called to the scene

A murder investigation is underway in Hackney after a man died outside a block of flats in Digby Road this morning.

Wed, 11:05
Summer is returning for the bank holiday (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Heavy rain will continue to batter Britain, but London is set for a warm and sunny bank holiday weekend.

Wed, 10:45
The eponymous craft beer is not always brewed in the capital (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

If there’s two things London foodies are obsessed with, it’s craft beer and local products, so it’s a surprise to learn that a drink that is named after London and boasts of being “the quintessential English lager” is sometimes brewed in Europe.

Wed, 09:52
Would you like to see women-only train carriages? Would it be safer? (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Labour leadership hopeful Jeremy Corbyn has said he’d consult women to see if they want female-only carriages on trains. British Transport Police’s latest figures suggest a sexual offences have risen to all-time high and London24 frequently runs appeals to help catch culprits who harass and attack women on our travel network. What do you think?

Wed, 08:38
The hunt is on to find this man following the theft

Smiling and talking to passersby this man caught on CCTV appears to be collecting his bicycle following a workout at a gym in Willesden.

Wed, 08:22
Police released images of the man

The man involved in an incident in which a cyclist was pushed into traffic in Whitechapel has attended a police station.

Tue, 19:03
The victim was beaten up outside this department store in the early hours of the morning (Photo: Google StreetView)

Scotland Yard has released shocking CCTV footage of a man being brutally assaulted as he walked down Greenhill Way in Harrow.

Tue, 18:17
model boating pond and grass snake

A snake on the roof of a mosque and a cat trapped in a drainpipe are just two bizarre animal rescues that Camden firefighters have been involved in.

Tue, 16:48
The event aims to counteract the stigma around striptease and celebrate the art of pole-dancers and strippers (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

A stripping festival could be coming to Shoreditch – but the dancers need your help.

Tue, 16:44
Residents have reported finding decapitated deer bodies

Poachers are stalking deer and shooting them for ‘free meat’ at an east London park, according to reports.

Tue, 15:56
How should the next generation of Boris bikes look? (Photo by Steve Bardens/ Getty Images for Santander)

Santander Boris bikes as we know them could be a thing of the past after TfL issued a tender for their redesign.

Tue, 15:31
The Brew, Coffice

A co-working space in Tech City is perking up the office with a new concept space blending fast connectivity and artisan coffee on demand.

Tue, 15:04
The hoaxer claimed he had left a bomb on the busy Victoria station concourse (Photo: Christine Matthews)

A Walthamstow man dialled 999 with a chilling threat, telling operators he had hidden a bomb on the main concourse of Victoria station.

Tue, 09:31
The TfL offices were evacuated

The Transport for London communications offices have been evacuated.

Tue, 09:00
There are problems across the London transport network this morning

London passengers are facing misery this morning after the entire Jubilee Line was suspended, causing severe overcrowding on the Overground and other Tube lines. Bank station was also closed.

Tue, 07:47
Diafra Sakho of West Ham United (R)  is challenged by Danny Drinkwater of Leicester City (L)  (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

West Ham United star Diafra Sakho has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill and witness intimidation, according to reports.

Mon, 23:22
House at end of Huddleston Close where stabbing of two children and pensioner of 79 took place. The pentioner later died.

A little boy of two stabbed in the stomach was carried in the arms of a policeman to a waiting ambulance from his house where a pensioner thought to be his grandfather was fatally wounded and two other children were injured.

Mon, 17:04
Two full days of Tube strikes were planned for this week (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

The Tube strikes due to take place this week have been called off by all three unions but more action has been announced for September 8 and 10. Unite and RMT unions, with the TSSA expected to follow suit imminently.

Mon, 16:10
Blogger Laila Swann was chosen from 750 hopefuls for the unique job

A young Hampstead woman who beat more than 750 hopefuls to a round-the-world trip picking up the world’s best dating tips has returned from her journey – and has revealed her seven top bits of dating advice.

Mon, 15:22
Police discovered five injured people in Huddleston Close, Bethnal Green (Pic: Google Street View)

A murder investigation is under way after shocking incident in Bethnal Green in which a 79-year-old man was stabbed to death and two children including a toddler were also attacked with a knife.

Mon, 14:42
The fight started in Penge Recreation Ground and moved to Maple Road in south-east London (Google Street View)

A huge brawl which started in Penge Recreational Park in south-east London left one man stabbed and two 12-year-old boys injured at the weekend.

Mon, 11:05
Holloway Road Tube station is currently closed (Photo: David Cane)

Holloway Road Tube station has reopened after a power failure earlier today.

Mon, 10:10
The cat cafe's shutters were spray-painted on Thursday night (Photo: Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium)

East London institution Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium has been struck by vandals, who have spray-painted “free the cats, free the $” across the shutters of the much-loved cat cafe.

Mon, 09:10
The Olympic Stadium will host Rugby World Cup games before West Ham move in. (Photo by Handout/Getty Images)

Karren Brady says West Ham should not have to keep justifying themselves over the acquisition of the Olympic Stadium.

Mon, 08:45
Tube strikes already paralysed the capital on July 9 and August 8 (Picture: Getty)

Tube union officials are meeting with London Underground managers today to try to reach an agreement about working conditions on the new ‘night Tube’.

Mon, 07:17
Hopefully the weather will clear up by the weekend, and Carnival won't be a wash-out again this year (Photo by Mary Turner/Getty Images)

After a steamy weekend, it seems the heatwave is over as the Met Office issues a yellow weather warning for London and says flooding could disrupt travel.

Sunday, August 23, 2015
If you see Fathiya, please call police on 101 (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Haringey police are asking for the public’s help to trace missing schoolgirl Fathiya Geilani.

Sunday, August 23, 2015
The 'upsetting' experience took place on this stretch of Lavington Road, West Ealing (Photo: Google StreetView)

A young woman’s trip to the shops took a disturbing turn when she was stalked from Lancaster Gardens to Dudley Gardens by a flasher.

Sunday, August 23, 2015
The young woman may have plunged to her death from Gainsborough House (Photo: Google StreetView)

Police are seeking witnesses to the mysterious events that led to the death of a young woman in the early hours of Friday morning.

Sunday, August 23, 2015
The siege gripped the Tilson Gardens estate, in Lambeth, for seven hours (Photo: Google StreetView)

A man is in hospital after he was shot by police when a pre-planned eviction turned nasty near Streatham Hill.