Latest London News

Fri, 15:23

The Boat Restaurant has sunk to the bottom of the River Thames after the pontoon it was moored on in Richmond failed and it was dragged under by the rising tide.

Fri, 17:31

The heartbroken partner of a doctor who committed suicide after coming out to his parents will walk the 130 miles from London to Birmingham in his fiancee’s memory.

Fri, 16:15

Police are trying to identify a man they believe pretended to be asleep as he groped a woman on a late night train from Paddington to Oxford.

Fri, 13:42
British Transport Police would like to speak to this man in connection with the assault on the west London tram [Photo from British Transport Police]

A 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted on a London tram travelling between Belgrave Walk and Wimbledon.

Fri, 12:44
Smoke coming from the fire of the Great Portland Street building [Photo by Tom Johns]

Firefighters rushed to Great Portland Street when the roof of a building caught fire, coughing up thick black smoke for passers-by to see.

Fri, 12:03
Hackney WIck Station

Police and ambulance were called to Hackney Wick Overground Station this morning to reports of a man on the track.

Fri, 10:59
The indoor farm in Beckton will look like this one currently operating in the Netherlands

The nation’s first commercial aquaponic urban farm is set to open in a Beckton warehouse.

Fri, 10:39
The two teens were taken to hospital with stab wounds Pic: @BotanglesK

Young men chased by biker gang - one carrying a 2ft sword

Fri, 09:12
(Pic: Theo Cohen for London Pet Show)

Man is responsible for some terrible acts of nature. But dog yoga - or ‘Doga’ as it’s known - might just take the biscuit for the most ridiculous.

Fri, 08:22
Mohammed Faisal Riasat has been jailed after police found drugs in his underpants

A drug dealer who complained that police would make his mum cry after they discovered a haul of Class A drugs in his boxer shorts has been jailed.

Fri, 08:05
A murder investigation is underway after a man was stabbed in Lea Bridge Road, Leyton

A murder investigation is underway after a fatal stabbing in Lea Bridge Road, Leyton, last night.

Thu, 19:57
David Dimbleby  Photo:  Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

The five leaders not in government will debate each other on the BBC

Thu, 17:03
Struggling with who to vote for? Try one of these quizzes [Picture: Shuttleshock]

Completely undecided about who to vote for in the General Election 2015? You’re not alone - a whopping 33 per cent of British voters are unsure who to back. Fear not, we’ve compiled the best political quizzes to help you make your mind up.

Thu, 16:31
Anyone with any information about the attack should contact the police [Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images]

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was badly injured in an attack on Teddington footbridge.

Thu, 16:08
Two 13-year-old girls were left in hopstial after a savage attack by a gang outside Crouch Hall Court

Teens left in hospital after young thugs ‘stamp on their heads’ in vicious assualt

Thu, 15:57
Maaxi works with black cabbies to get them business, according to its founders [Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images]

A taxi app trying to take on Uber has the blessing of back cabbies, despite packing more passengers into their cars on existing fares.

Thu, 14:26
Air ambulance crews were called to the scene of the crash this morning

A man has died and a child has been rushed to hospital after the car they were travelling in reportedly careered into a lamp post yards from the Priory Tavern pub on Belsize Road in Kilburn.

Thu, 14:24
The woman died after being hit by a train at Battersea Park station

A woman has died after being hit by a train at Battersea Park station.

Thu, 14:05
Have you checked the fire alarms work in your home? [Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images]

Two people who fled a blaze in west London had a “lucky escape” according to firefighters, as their property had no smoke alarms allowing the fire to go undetected.

Thu, 13:27
The key suspect in the killing of Abdul Hadi Arwani is believed to be the brother of Boney M singer Liz Mitchell [Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images]

The suspect in the slaying of north London imam Abdul Hadi Arwani is also the brother of the lead singer of a famous disco band.

Thu, 12:02
Firefighters tried in vain to locate a body in the men's bathing pond in Hampstead Heath. Picture: Twitter/@LondonFire

A teenager who died swimming at Hampstead Heath’s Men’s Pond last night has been named locally as a 19-year-old from Stamford Hill.

Thu, 09:48
You can visit the disused platforms of Charing Cross station's Jubilee Line

Tube lovers and rail enthusiasts are being given a rare opportunity to visit one of London’s largest disused Underground stations.

Thu, 08:13
London enjoyed the hottest day of the year (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

London weather is forecast to take a turn for the worse today as temperatures drop by up to 10C.

Thu, 08:01
Firefighters discovered the body in Hampstead Heath ponds (Picture: @LondonFire)

The body of a teenage boy was discovered at Hampstead Heath ponds yesterday on the hottest day of the year.

Thu, 07:35
A person was hit by a train at Gipsy Hill station

Services through Gipsy Hill station are delayed and cancelled this morning after a person was hit by a train.

Wed, 18:17
Expect queues, cancellations and delays at Victoria station this evening  (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

An accident near Brighton this afternoon has had a knock-on effect on trains leaving the capital.

Wed, 17:52
Leonie Granger in the Palm Beach Casino in central London on the night of March 23

A care worker who lured a Canonbury gambler to his death has been found guilty of manslaughter.

Wed, 16:47
Do you recognise this man? [Photograph from British Transport Police]

Police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a woman on the Tube bewtween Fulham Broadway and Earls Court during the morning rush hour.

Wed, 15:16
Ellis will appear at Southwark Crown Court on Tuesday April 28 (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

A pensioner has denied sexually abusing a boy at St Paul’s boys’ school.

Wed, 12:27
Luxury estate agents said the mansion tax had worried a lot of potential buyers [Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images]

Estate agents are reportedly worried there will not be enough people able to buy luxury homes in west London.

Wed, 11:31
Researching pictures of full English breakfasts for this article was a hard task for a hungry journalist... [Photograph by Ewan Munro]

A woman from Greenwich has started up a cooked breakfast delivery business - and hopes to expand across London.

Wed, 10:56
No one was hospitalised in the accident at Millbank, police said [Picture: Twitter/@TfLTrafficNews]

A cyclist sustained minor injuries when he smashed into another biker in a collision which closed down parts of Vauxhall Bridge, according to Scotland Yard.

Wed, 10:39

Yesterday we issued a police appeal to help find Simon Smithers, who had gone missing from Hillingdon Hospital with a serious head injury.

Wed, 09:24
Roads in the immediate area are expected to be closed for some time, authorities warned [Picture: Twitter/TfL Traffic News

A woman was hit by a bus and killed during the rush hour commute at a busy Shepherd’s Bush bus stop, authorities have confirmed.

Wed, 07:56
Londoners are expected to enjoy the warmest day of the year so far [Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images]

London is set for beautiful weather today as temperatures are expected to peak at 24c, the Met Office said.

Tue, 19:39
Murder victim Abdul Arwani

A second man has been arrested over the murder of Abdul Hadi Arwani, who was found dead in his car in Wembley a week ago, on the same day another accused man appeared in court.

Tue, 18:33
This General Election race had less mud-slinging than most [Ben Birchall/PA Wire]

Everyone loves micropigs, and most people have a few butcher’s choice words to say about politicians. Now the two have been combined in a hammy election race.

Tue, 17:05
Police had initially gone to arrest the occupant for failing to pay their electricity bill - but found a cannabis farm instead [Picture: Redbridge MPS]

Police looking for a home owner who had failed to pay their energy bills ended up raiding a cannabis farm in East London.

Tue, 16:26
Delays are expected until at least 6pm at Paddington staiton [Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images]

Commuters using Paddington to get home face delays until at least 6pm after a signalling problem caused problems for trains running in and out of the station.

Tue, 16:09
15-year-old Lauren has been missing since Friday April 10 [Photographs from Metropolitan Police]

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find a teenage girl who went missing from an address in Orpington on Friday, but is originally from Sutton.