December 6 2013 Latest news:
The Queen, the Prime Minister and The Mayor of London have led the tributes in Britain to Nelson, Mandela, who has died aged 95.
David Cameron led tributes to South Africa’s first black president Nelson Mandela tonight, saying “a great light has gone out in the world”.
An 18-year-old man from Muswell Hill has become the second person arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of Joshua Folkes in Palmers Green.
A man was arrested this morning in relation to anti-Semitic messages on Twitter following the Tottenham v West Ham match on October 6.
Hundreds of London trains operated by Southeastern and Southern are affected by long delays tonight because of “slippery tracks”
The lights on a giant Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square will be switched on later today.
A graffiti tribute to Nigella Lawson in Stoke Newington which went viral has been removed by Hackney Council.
A 13-year-old girl has been raped in Dagenham, east London.
The Thames Barrier will close tonight to defend London from what could be the biggest tidal storm surge in 30 years.
Flights and trains to and from London have been cancelled as the UK storm leaves thousands of passengers stranded.