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Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt today agreed to negotiate the junior doctor contract with the British Medical Association (BMA) in talks held by conciliatory service Acas, but the BMA say his consenting so late is ‘political game playing’.


Holloway Prison is to close, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne said this afternoon.


Twenty one coffins will be laid outside the headquarters of TfL in a protest by campaign group Stop Killing Cyclists on Friday, to symbolise the deaths of riders on London’s road in the past two years.

Police want to talk to this man about a sex assault on a 16-year-old girl on a Hounslow bus

A 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a man while travelling on the 423 bus route along Bath Road, Hounslow.

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A man has been arrested os suspicion of stabbing a 16-year-old boy near Havering College.

A West Ham fan was stabbed on Sunday

The West Ham fan stabbed before Sunday’s match against Tottenham has been released from hospital, the club has confirmed.

The robbers threaten a female shop worker with a sword and machete in Mitcham

This shocking CCTV footage shows teenage robbers wielding a machete and sword threatening a female shop worker in Mitcham, south London.

A lorry caught fire on the A12 near Chelmsford causing delays for London-bound drivers (Picture: Google Street View)

A lorry has caught fire on the A12 at Chelmsford causing long delays for London drivers.

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A 16-year-old boy has been taken to an east London hospital after “suffering a stab wound” police have said.

The RMT are warning Tube platforms are 'dangerously overcrowded', particularly at major hubs (Picture: PA Images)

Overcrowding on Tube platforms combined with cuts in staffing levels has created ‘a lethal cocktail’ and the London Underground (LU) is ‘reaching breaking point’, Union leaders said today.

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Council tenants at Anglian House in Barking, are still unable to drink water from the tap

Police are investigating fears that the water supply to a housing block has been contaminated.

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A Londoner hoping for a fun family day at Winter Wonderland was charged £3,731 for parking (Picture: Manish Wadhwani/ NCP)

A great £5 parking deal in Portland Square turned into a nightmare for one family when the dad was charged £3,731 instead, maxing out his credit card and leaving him to borrow money from his sister.

Knife crime is on the rise in the capital (Picture: PA Images)

The 17-year-old boy murdered in a north London street last night is the fourteenth teenager to be stabbed to death in London in 2015, amid a ‘disturbing’ increase in knife crime in the capital.

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Police, fire and ambulance crews attended after a person was hit by a train near Ealing Broadway (Picture: @chezgals/Twitter)

A person was killed by a train near Ealing Broadway this morning, suspending train lines and causing hour-long delays in and out of Paddington Station.

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Marta Ligman, 23, may have been alive when she was stuffed into the suitcase and thrown into the canal (Picture: Facebook)

A forklift truck driver has been found guilty of murdering his girlfriend, Marta Ligman, who may have been alive when she was stuffed into a suitcase and thrown into the Grand Union Canal.

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Efes snooker hall in Dalston is turning into Fun House for one night only

Legendary Dalston snooker hall Efes is taking a giant retro step into the past by turning into Pat Sharp’s Fun House for one night only this Friday.

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The boy was stabbed to death near Caledonian Road Tube station in Islington (Pic: Google Street View)

A teenage boy was stabbed to death in Yoke Close, off North Road, Holloway, last night.

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Police want to talk to this man after female and male bus drivers were punched

A thug who punched a female and male bus driver because he lost his phone is wanted by police.

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An arsonist thought to have struck twice in Walthamstow yesterday morning is being hunted by police, who have issued a warning to the public to be extra vigilant for their own safety.

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110kg of ivory - including raw elephant tusks - was seized by border police at Heathrow (Picture: Border Police)

In one of the largest ivory-smuggling busts ever, Border Force officers have seized over 100kg of the material which ‘represents dead elephants’ at Heathrow Airport, including whole raw tusks.

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Two bodies have been found in an upmarket street in Kensington (Picture: Street View)

A woman’s body was discovered inside a North Kensington house and man’s found dead in the street outside when police were called to an upmarket area on Friday.

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Delicious coffee AND doing good? We're sold! (Photo: Change Please/Big Issue)

The Big Issue - a charity magazine that gives homeless people jobs as vendors - is today opening eight coffee carts across the capital to help people into work, and keep London caffeinated.

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Police believe this man is one of the assailants and are very keen to identify him (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

This CCTV footage shows men running away from the scene of a brutal stabbing in Thornton Heath that police are treating as attempted murder.

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The fire took place in Villiers Street, which runs up the side of Charing Cross station (Photo: @LondonFire)

The Villiers Street exit from Charing Cross station is closed this morning after four fire engines were called in to tackle a blaze.

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Court artist sketch from earlier this month showing Carl Wood, William Lincoln, Jon Harbinson and Hugh Doyle  (Elizabeth Cook/PA Wire)

The trial of four men accused of stealing jewels worth millions of pounds from a vault in London’s Hatton Garden begins today.





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