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Homeless people and beggars in six London boroughs will be targeted by police today in a “robust” operation focussed on “disrupting and deterring rough sleeping.”

Swimmers have defended a ban on young children at Hampstead Heath’s bathing ponds after a mother complained to a national newspaper about being kicked out with her baby.

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Four people have been found guilty of murdering Dean Mayley in Greenford (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A gang of youths have been found guilty of murdering a young man with the mental age of nine after a knife-point mugging was caught on a graphic and shocking CCTV video.

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A horse pulling a funeral cortège like this one sadly dropped dead in Hornchurch [Photo by Dave Thompson/PA images]

A grieving family were further distressed when a horse pulling a relative’s hearse dropped dead during a funeral procession.

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Who'd have thought you could bed down here for the night? (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

How do you fancy a sleep-over on the 72nd floor of The Shard?

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The case is being heard at the Old Bailey (Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

A “baby-faced” former pupil of a top independent school tried to rape an ex-classmate after they met up again following a reunion, a court heard today.

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I'm only going to say this once: Stand. On. The. Right.

James Bond is Britain’s most famous secret agent, and the capital is its most famous city, so it makes sense that 007 would live and work here when he isn’t gallivanting around the world.

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You may not realise it but there are animals hiding in stations across London? Play our quiz and see if you can you find them:

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How well do you know your Tube stations? Can you guess these Underground stops from the pictures taken outside them?

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