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A 48-hour Tube strike in February caused travel chaos (Picture: Archant London)

Tube workers set dates for five days of strike action

Tube workers plan to stage five days of strike action in the coming weeks as part of a long-running dispute over ticket office closures.

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Jahmal Swaby was stabbed in Finsbury Park (picture credit: Jan Nevill)

Teen stabbed in chest in Finsbury Park desperate to find Good Samaritans

A schoolboy who was ignored by passersby as he staggered into the road with a gaping knife wound after being robbed at Finsbury Park station is trying to track down the Good Samaritans who came to his aid and probably saved his life.

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Eric Pickles accused five London councils of behaving like Putin  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

‘You’re acting like Putin!’ - Pickles accuses London councils of propaganda

Eric Pickles has attacked five London councils for behaving like Russian president Vladimir Putin over their alleged attempts to drive local newspapers “out of business”.

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The spot in Trinity Gardens where trees were planted by the Mayor of Tower Hamlets last week

Vandals steal trees from east London WWI memorial garden

Trees planted at a World War I memorial garden in east London to mark the deaths of 18 children killed in a bombing have been stolen by vandals.

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Police wish to speak to these men in connection with the incident. Suspect numbers, from left to right: 129284, 130473, 129285 (Pictures: Metropolitan Police)

‘It has changed my life forever,’ says woman partially blinded in belt attack

A 22-year-old woman left blind in one eye and emotionally scarred after being struck on the face with a belt on a night out has led a desperate appeal to trace her attackers.

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Drivers have been urged to delay their journeys until the afternoon of Good Friday (Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Worst traffic of the year feared today

Today could be the busiest day on Britain’s roads so far this year with millions of people setting off for the their Easter breaks, a traffic information company has warned.

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The tiger cubs get the once over from London Zoo's vets.

It’s a girl - and two boys - for London Zoo’s endangered tiger mum

Keepers have braved sharp claws and feisty personalities to discover the gender of London Zoo’s adorable tiger triplets - today revealing mum Melati has two boys and a girl.

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Conscious Me allows you to post about things that matter to you. It also helps find ethical businesses like bike and coffee shops.

Share things that matter on social platform Conscious Me

Ever wondered how to find an ethical fishmonger or fair trade coffee shop in London? Conscious Me is a social platform which lets members post about things that matter to them locally or even globally, sharing tips on how to make more positive choices.

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The TSSA union said members balloted supported action 3 to 1 (Picture: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

TfL staff vote to strike over pay and pensions

Transport for London office staff have voted to stage strike action in a row over pay and pensions.

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Lorry driver arrested after two killed in M26 crash

A lorry driver has been arrested following a five-vehicle pile-up on the M26 motorway in Kent which killed two French nationals.

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Police began a search after the incident in Ford Road, Dagenham.

Innocent family caught in crossfire as gunshots fired outside Dagenham schools

An innocent family was caught in the midst of a suspected gun fight after two cars collided outside a primary school.

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This picture by @Joelstern shows how passengers were affected by the taxi fire

Euston station closed after fire leaving thousands stranded

Euston station was closed during Wednesday evening’s rush hour after a black cab caught fire in the taxi rank outside.

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The fire broke out at The Willow Walk. Pic by @JamesCaven2.

Fire at Willow Walk Wetherspoons in Victoria

Customers were quickly evacuated from The Willow Walk Wetherspoons pub in Victoria on Wednesday afternoon after a fire broke out.

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Salon staff member Barber Karim Nabbach standing next to the poster, which is still in the salon's South Ealing window (Picture: M&M Hair Academy/PA Wire)

North Korean embassy complains to Foreign Office over salon’s mocking poster

Displeasure from North Korea at a poster in a west London salon mocking the country’s leader has reached the Foreign Office.

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The gang targeted people at the UK Premiere of The Wolf of Wall Street at London's Leicester Square, attended by its star Leonardo DiCaprio (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images for Universal Pictures)

Pickpockets who preyed on Leonardo DiCaprio fans jailed

Fans of Leonardo DiCaprio were targeted by a gang of pickpockets who preyed on innocent tourists at the UK premiere of the Wolf of Wall Street in Leicester Square.

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