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17:08

The occupants of a black BMW who were parked near the murder scene of 21-year-old Ola Raji in Peckham two weeks ago are being sought by police who think they may hold vital information about the killing.

17:58

Buses around Manor Park Road and Tavistock Road in Harlesden are on diversion this evening after a woman suffered a head injury.

11:20

A person was killed after being hit by a Victoria Line train at Finsbury Park this morning.

It's just controlled falling, really isn't it? [Image from YouTube]

If you’ve ever watched diving on the television and thought “well, that looks easy, this video is for you”.

[Image from Google StreetView]

Stockwell Road and Brixton Road have reopened after a man on a roof was talked down by police.

07:24
Robert Gurling

Romford man Robert Gurling has abducted his three-year-old son from his foster parents, and police need the public’s help to find the pair.

Queensway's lifts were replaced in 2006 [Photograph by Billy Hicks]

Queensway Underground station is shut while Transport for London fix faulty lifts.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward [Photo by Oli Scaff/Getty Images]

A teenage boy is seriously ill in hospital after he was stabbed in a fight in Murillo Road on Sunday night.

13:09
The vehicle hit a bridge in Grosvenor Road (Pic: Google)

There are delays and cancellations to Southern trains in and out of London Victoria station after a vehicle hit a bridge in Grosvenor Road.

(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

A group of football fans on a train from Euston to Stoke are wanted by police after they shouted abuse at fellow travellers - including a young boy in a wheelchair.

Yesterday, 18:17
The hotel on Park Lane is popular with supermodels and celebrities (Photo by Mark Robert Milan/Getty Images)

Two men have been arrested after a third man was found dead in the five-star Dorchester hotel in circumstances that police are calling ‘unexplained’.

Yesterday, 17:35
The baby Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Princess of Cambridge [Photograph by John Stillwell/PA Wire]

The royal baby’s name has been announced as Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, incorporating the names of her grandmother and great-grandmother on William’s side.

Saturday, May 2, 2015
Royal fans celebrate outside the Lindo Wing entrance at St Mary's Hospital after reports from Kensington Palace announced the born of a baby girl (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA)

The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a girl - with mother and baby both doing well, Kensington Palace has announced.

Friday, May 1, 2015
The Canalway Cavalcade is returning to Litte Venice.

It’s May, which is everyone’s favourite month because there are two bank holidays, all in the space of four weeks.

Friday, May 1, 2015
Michelle Thomas wants to hear about your wildest, weirdest and most heart-warming stories.

A writer is paying Londoners £1 to share their life anecdotes in her quest to create a book featuring the most incredible tales.

Friday, May 1, 2015
The new roof garden at Crossrail's station in Canary Wharf. Pic: Foster + Partners

A tropical roof garden has opened to the public as part of a new Crossrail station at Canary Wharf.

Friday, May 1, 2015
Benson Igbokwe. Pic: Met Police

A man has been jailed after he held a gun at point-blank range at a manager of a Knightsbridge boutique store in an attempted kidnap.

Friday, May 1, 2015
Jessica Ellis and Tom Hankin are the brother and sister team behind Ambam

Looking for something extra special from shops on your local high street? Then try new social network Ambam, created especially for Londoners.

Friday, May 1, 2015
Gulam Chowdhury has been sentenced to life in jail

The man who killed his love rival by stabbing him 20 times with a large kitchen knife has been sentenced to life behind bars.

Friday, May 1, 2015
An animal limb has been left on top of a bus shelter in Clapham. Pic: Riz Wasti

Bus passengers in Clapham have a bone to pick with whoever left a rotting goat leg to fester away on top of a bus stop.

Friday, May 1, 2015
The annual May Day March on May 1, 2013 in London, England.

The annual May Day march and rally will take place at 12pm today across central London.

Friday, May 1, 2015
Police have released an image of a man who allegedly exposed himself to a teenager in a Burger King restaurant.

Police have released an image of a man who allegedly exposed himself to a 16-year-old girl in a Burger King restaurant in west London.

Friday, May 1, 2015
Nur Nordin owned some of the most extreme child pornography police had ever seen - and a life-siized mannequin of a little boy [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

An international student at Imperial College London has been jailed for possessing “some of the most extreme images that have ever been seen” by child sex abuse officers.

Friday, May 1, 2015
There are severe delays on the Victoria Line

A broken-down train has caused disruption on the Victoria Line, with severe delays affecting Brixton, Stockwell, Vauxhall, Pimlico and Victoria.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
[Photograph by Rupert Deering]

Four fire engines and 20 fire fighters are tackling a blaze in a shop on Commercial Street, near Aldgate East and Old Spitalfields Market.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
A swastika daubed on a poster promoting Simon Marcus.

Conservatives in Hampstead and Kilburn are calling in the police over anti-Semitic graffiti found daubed on posters promoting parliamentary candidate Simon Marcus in Queen’s Park.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
London Bridge will be absolutely no fun tonight (Picture: Meg Pickard)

Passengers have been warned that London Bridge and Victoria will be extremely busy during this evening’s rush hour as a knock on effect from the problems at Clapham Junction - and to avoid both stations altogether if possible.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
One bystander captured a shot of the flood [Photo by @JATaylor_90/Twitter

A burst water pipe has flooded roads in a busy part of Shepherd’s Bush.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The Northern Line is closed between High Barnet and Finchley Central because of a broken down train.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
[MPSLatchmere]

Travellers on the stricken 7.02 train from East Grinstead were stuck on board for hours this morning when a power failure between Wandsworth Common and Clapham Junction left them stranded.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Police would like to speak to these men in connection with the attack [Photo by British Transport Police]

CCTV pictures of four men believed to have violently attacked a 30-year-old man with bits of wood at Forest Gate station have been released.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
The scene of the hit and run [Photo by Google Earth]

Police are on the hunt for a hit and run driver who fled an accident in Woolwich after putting the other driver in hospital.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Commuters on the Overground faced a struggle this morning due to a lineside fire [Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images]

A fire beside the tracks has caused delays on Overground trains running from Surrey Quays to Clapham Junction, rail chiefs have warned.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Police believe the gun may have been owned by a gang member [Photo by Metropolitan Police]

An Uzi sub-machine gun has been found by police in a cemetery off Mitcham Road in Croydon, Scotland Yard said.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Alfreds Way is currently closed [Image from Google StreetView]

The A13 Alfreds Way in Barking is closed in both directions between Beckton roundabout and Movers Lane due to a police incident.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
The Carlton Tavern, in Carlton Vale, as it was being torn down. Picture: Polly Hancock

Landlords who tore down the historic Carlton Tavern in Maida Vale will be forced to rebuild the ruined pub, Westminster Council has said.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Lilian has not been seen since Monday [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

The family of missing 12-year-old girl Lilian Willie are growing increasingly concerned for her safety, and Croydon police are asking for the public’s help to find the missing schoolgirl.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
A 5mph speed limit is in force for trains running between Gatwick and East Croydon [Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Passengers travelling to Gatwick Airport are being urged to check ahead as emergency engineering works on the tracks between Horley and the airport are causing delays.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Dr. Xander Alexander's Mad Scientist Soirée promises to be wonderfully weird [Photograph from Alex S./Yelp]

We write about a lot of quirky stuff at London24, but we’re pretty sure that the Mad Scientist Soiree is the barmiest one yet.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Do you know these men? [Images from British Transport Police]

A young couple were assaulted and pushed onto the railway tracks at Turkey Street station in Enfield in an ‘appalling attack’, British Transport Police (BTP) have said.

A swastika daubed on a poster promoting Simon Marcus.

Conservatives in Hampstead and Kilburn are calling in the police over anti-Semitic graffiti found daubed on posters promoting parliamentary candidate Simon Marcus in Queen’s Park.

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