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Thousands of anti-austerity protesters marched through London this evening demonstrating against austerity measures by the Conservative government following the State Opening of Parliament.

Kingsbury residents who were left without water for almost 12 hours following a burst pipe and a pavement collapse yesterday now fear they may be exposed to raw sewage.

‘Were there people in showbusiness who knew he was ‘dodgy’? Absolutely’

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We’re constantly reminded Britain is a nation of overweight couch potatoes but for once this might actually help our planet.

Police are looking for a toddler seen wandering along a busy road in Beckton.

Former MP for Falkirk Joyce has been in trouble with the law before [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Former MP Eric Joyce has avoided jail after attacking two teenagers in an ‘entirely unacceptable’ assault in a Chalk Farm shop.

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TfL have released statistics analysing crime on London Transport in the year to March. In 2014/15 sexual offences reported to TfL rose by 35% on 2013/14.

The capital saw a protest two weeks ago after the Tories were elected (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

As the Queen’s Speech marks the official formation of the Conservative government, anti-austerity protesters are planning to hold a demonstration in Trafalgar Square at 5pm this evening.

TfL said officers would patrol trains and all 144 stations set to remain open overnight.

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A vulnerable 16-year-old girl who went missing with a 51-year-old man has been found after more than a week.

Yesterday, 17:32
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Twitter was flooded with photos of the tyre-high rushing brown water.

Yesterday, 15:23
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Two men forged Transport for London (TfL) private hire licences to illegally operate as minicab drivers.

An artist's impression of how the slide will look

Although the ArcelorMittal Orbit tower is a pretty distinctive site in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Londoners haven’t really taken it into their hearts in the same way we have Tower Bridge, the Gherikin, or even the Shard - but that could be about to change with plans to turn it into a giant helter-skelter.

Yesterday, 13:51
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A man was caught touching himself while standing close to women at London Bridge Underground station.

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A 13-year old girl was raped by a man after meeting him the day before in Camden.

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Chiltern Railways trains to and from London Marylebone are experiencing delays and cancellations this morning due to signalling problems.

Yesterday, 19:00
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Abellio Greater Anglia is to spend £30m cleaning its trains after customers sent in photos of flea bites they claim were received on board AGA services .

Yesterday, 16:52
Southeastern trains are unable to travel from London Victoria to Lewisham at present [Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images]

Southeastern services cannot run between London Victoria and Lewisham this evening due to signalling problems.

Yesterday, 14:54
Conference on how start ups can make the most of collaborating with corporates

Start-ups were advised to be confident and know their worth when doing business with bigger companies at a conference about how they could effectively collaborate with larger corporates.

Yesterday, 10:27
Black cab drivers have been staging protests against regulator Tfl since last summer [Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images]

London’s black cab drivers are holding a second protest to raise awareness of “dangers to public safety” at 2pm today.

Yesterday, 10:24
Paragon Road

Police are appealing for witnesses after two men were injured following a shooting in Homerton.

Yesterday, 09:05
The song is about Muswell Hill in north London

Is this the most irritating song written about a London area? We think it might be.

Yesterday, 08:00
Traders claim human faeces are being dumped among the waste (Pic credit: Adam Thomas)

Human poo is among the waste being dumped by flytippers who are targeting a derelict shop in Kingsbury, local shopkeepers are claim.

Yesterday, 07:46
Studio 338 in Greenwich

Police were forced to shut down a night at Studio 338 club in Greenwich after a double stabbing over the bank holiday.

Yesterday, 07:11
A rainy London Southbank (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Children looking to celebrate the half-term holiday by playing in the sunshine may be forced into a change of plans after forecasters predicted a gloomy few days.

Mon, 20:34
The video shows a crowd confronting immigration officers

A video has emerged of a crowd confronting immigration officials in Peckham.

Mon, 19:48
Taffazul Hoque was last seen on  Friday May 22

Police are growing increasingly concerned for missing autistic man Taffazul Hoque who suffers from epilepsy.

Mon, 10:00
As TfL are taking over the London Liverpool Street to Shenfield line, it will now appear on the Tube map.

Train services from Shenfield to London Liverpool Street will be run by TfL from May 31.

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Teenagers were attacked on Parliament Hill (Pic credit: PA)

Young teenagers at a birthday gathering on Hampstead Heath were stabbed and bottled by a gang of older youths who robbed them of mobile phones and cash.

Friday, May 22, 2015
The body was found near Eel Pie Island [Photograph from Google StreetView]

The dead body of a man was found in the river today near Eel Pie Island.

Friday, May 22, 2015
King's Cross has been evacuated (Picture by Jake Ellacott)

King’s Cross station is open again after a fire alarm led to the evacuation of tens of thousands of bank holiday travellers.

Friday, May 22, 2015
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There are severe delays on the Central Line after a woman was hit by a Tube train.

Friday, May 22, 2015
The woman was dragged through the gates of Brockwell Park in Brixton and raped

A 41-year-old woman was dragged into Brockwell Park in Herne Hill, near Brixton, before being raped by two men.

Friday, May 22, 2015
Three people were injured in the violent burglary

Three people were viciously attacked by a trio of burglars wielding hammers, knives and crowbars at the General Elliott pub in St John’s Road, Uxbridge.

Friday, May 22, 2015
The unexploded Second World War bomb that has brought Wembley in north London to a standstill (Sergeant Rupert Frere RLC / Crown copyright/PA Wire)

A huge unexploded World War Two bomb that was discovered near Wembley Stadium yesterday afternoon has been removed from London.

Friday, May 22, 2015
Frank Heweston was locked up for three months in Russia (Pic credit: Adam Thomas)

A Greenpeace activist from Queen’s Park who was detained for nearly three months in a Russian jail is set to see his story on the big screen.

Thursday, May 21, 2015
A man and a woman were assaulted at this quiet train station in Enfield [Photograph from Google StreetView]

Two men have been arrested after a young couple were pushed onto the train tracks at Turkey Street station on Thursday April 2.

Thursday, May 21, 2015
The man was attacked as he waited for the Tube at West Ham station [Photograph by Chris McKenna]

A man was injured in an unprovoked attack with a makeshift knuckleduster at West Ham Tube station, and British Transport Police (BTP) are appealing for witnesses.

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Virgin has cancelled its bank holiday train services because of the strike (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

Train companies have started cancelling services over the bank holiday weekend as no resolution to strike action has been found.

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Bank holiday will see highs of 21C (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

London is set for mixed bank holiday weather, with sunshine and highs of 21C but also a few showers.

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