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Fri, 15:00

Four fire engines have been called to attend a huge fire on the High Street in Edgware.

Fri, 13:30

Housing campaigners from Newham are offering free hair cuts tomorrow as their launch their “Cut homes not hair” protest.

Fri, 12:00

Keith Fraser, the UKIP prospective parliamentary candidate for Hackney North and Stoke Newington has apologised after retweeting an Islamophobic cartoon which looks similar to Charlie Hebdo’s depictions of the Prophet yesterday morning.

Fri, 11:18
Police want to talk to this woman about the incident

Police have released an image of a woman they want to speak to after a Muslim woman wearing a head scarf was racially abused on a Piccadilly line train.

Fri, 10:48
Google street view image of North End Road.

A 94-year-old woman is fighting for her life today after she was hit by a people carrier in north London.

Fri, 10:44
Peter Mussett sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl on the DLR

A 32-year-old man carried out an ‘incredibly frightening’ sexual assault on a 12-year-old girl travelling alone on the DLR.

Fri, 10:32
Police have released a CCTV image of a cyclist believed to have knocked a woman to the ground.

CCTV images of a cyclist accused of forcefully knocking a woman over in Bermondsey before speeding off have been released by police.

Fri, 09:40
Migrants stand on the deck of the Italian Coast Guard Ship Gregretti (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images)

A protest over the number of migrants who have drowned while trying to reach Europe will be held outside the European Commission in Smith Square, Westminster tomorrow.

Fri, 09:03
Visitors can also track the route and impact of new transport links like HS2 and Crossrail 1 and 2

A giant interactive 3D model showing London in the past, the present and the future has been unveiled.

Fri, 08:29
The motorcyclist was killed at the junction with Northdown Road and Belmont Rise in Sutton

A man in his 30s was killed yesterday after his motorbike crashed into a Transit van in Sutton.

Thu, 15:43
Pictured: The Badlands [Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images]

London’s Transport Commissioner has slammed commuter rail services, comparing them to the ‘Wild West’, and even using four-letter words to describe them.

Thu, 14:23
An artist's impressoin of the Thames Baths project. Credit: Picture Plane / Studio Octopi

A crowdfunding campaign has today been launched to build a heated, freshwater swimming pool in the Thames.

Thu, 12:50

Marathon runners may have to pack their waterproofs as Sunday’s weather forecast is looking rather damp.

Thu, 12:25
(Pic by Slide the City)

Remember the envy when Bristolians got to race down a giant water slide on an inflatable lilo last summer?

Thu, 12:14
Ambrose Ball has been missing since January 24

Police have recovered a body from the River Lea and believe it may be that of Ambrose Ball, who went missing in January after crashing his car.

Thu, 11:15
Abdul Bah was jailed for nine years for raping a

A MAN who pushed a “complete stranger” to the ground and raped her in a public street has been jailed for nine years.

Thu, 10:44
Andrea McVeigh posted this photo of herself after being knocked down by a cyclist riding on a pavement in Bermondsey.

A young woman has been left with life-long scars after she was knocked down on the pavement by a speeding cyclist who fled as she lay there with blood pouring down her face.

Thu, 07:57
[Photograph by Dan Kitwood]

Tufnell Park station on the Northern Line is closed this morning due to a local power failure.

Thu, 07:38
Police are concerned about Ria Begum [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find Ria Begum, a 15-year-old girl from Greenwich who went missing on Sunday April 12.

Wed, 23:30
Protesters gather outside the Black Cap pub in Camden High Street. Picture: Dieter Perry

The new owner of an iconic gay pub that closed without warning said he had “no choice” in keeping the venue open and says a new operator has already been chosen.

Wed, 17:34
Scotland Yard would like to speak to this man in connection with the attack [Photo by Metropolitan Police]

A 13-year-old girl was sexually attacked on a Bromley-bound bus, police have revealed.

Wed, 15:42
Kevin Mao was sentenced at the Old Bailey

A Tottenham man who stabbed an innocent 22-year-old to death at a Middlesex University campus party has been given a life sentence for the “cowardly” attack.

Wed, 15:42
The man was attacked until he got off the train at King's Cross station (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

A Victoria Line passenger was subjected to a vile racist tirade after asking a man not to spit on the Underground.

Wed, 15:16

Much loved poet and author Michael Rosen has been penning some sterling poetry on Twitter about Grant Shapps.

Wed, 12:56
Residents had to be resuced after a fire broke out at this care home [Photo by Google Earth]

Firefighters and police officers rescued 14 elderly residents and three members of staff from a fire at the Abbey Cheam Care Centre in the early hours of the morning.

Wed, 12:46
Robotic kitchen at work

Futuristic kitchen uses robotic arms to rustle up lobster bisque for panel of chefs

Wed, 12:23
The thieves used a heavy duty drill to bore through the vault

This interactive graphic shows exactly how the thieves in the ambitious Hatton Garden heist used super drills to bore through vault walls and steal £60million of diamonds.

Wed, 12:14
RSPCA officers with dogs rescued by the charity  (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

London has the highest number of animal cruelty complaints in England, the RSPCA has said.

Wed, 12:06
Jack says running as a pair of testicles would have made Rob laugh 'so much'

A giant pair of testicles will make its way around the London Marathon race course later this month.

Wed, 10:46
The pignic opens on May 21  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Registration has opened for London’s first “pignic” pop-up, where Londoners can enjoy food, drinks and a “pig education” surrounded by baby piglets.

Wed, 10:40
The entire Bakerloo line is suspended because of a fire alert and a signal failure

A fire alert at Piccadilly Circus has led to delays on the entire Bakerloo Line, with no Tubes between Queen’s Park and Elephant and Castle.

Wed, 09:16
Police were called to the scene

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was killed in East Surrey Grove late last night.

Wed, 07:27
Kevin has been missing for a week [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Lambeth police are appealing for the public’s help to find Kevin Bernay, who hasn’t been seen since he left for school on Wednesday April 15.

Tue, 15:05
Fans pose with Union Jack flags outside the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital  as they wait for the Duchess of Cambridge to go into labour.  (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

No news yet on Kate and Wills’ second child, but that hasn’t stopped the internet going into royal baby meltdown.

Tue, 13:24
Liverpool Street station (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

A woman has died after she was hit by a Central Line train at Liverpool Street station.

Tue, 12:30
People waving Armenian flags at an earlier march in London on Saturday April 18 [Photograph by Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian]

This afternoon, 100 people will go on hunger strike on Downing Street to commemorate the Armenian genocide.

Tue, 12:24
Google street view of Brixton village.

More than 5,000 people are expected to meet in the centre of Brixton this Saturday at a protest dubbed ‘Reclaim Brixton’ to campaign against gentrification.

Tue, 11:27
Mark Edwards was jailed over lying about a drink drive collision.

A father and daughter have been sent to prison after they attempted to cover up what happened on the night of a drive drive collision.

Tue, 10:53
Fire on Praed Street in Paddington

Firefighters are battling a fire in Paddington that broke out in a takeaway shop this morning.

Ram Books, Holloway Road

A new business is helping bereaved families get rid of unwanted pornography in Holloway Road.

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Keith Fraser, the UKIP prospective parliamentary candidate for Hackney North and Stoke Newington has apologised after retweeting an Islamophobic cartoon which looks similar to Charlie Hebdo’s depictions of the Prophet yesterday morning.