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A woman from south-east London broke her elbow, went to A&E in Lewisham and then wrote this heartwarming ‘complaint’ letter to NHS staff about her time in hospital.

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A 12-year-old girl is ‘traumatised’ after being sexually assaulted by a drunk pervert at Liverpool Street station last night.

A Met marksman who who blasted suspected armed robber Azelle Rodney six times at close range 10 years ago has been cleared of his murder.

Back to school time (Picture: The Art of Dining)

Claptonwill call the register and tick off a school dinners themed pop-up restaurant offering posh grub, homework and a milk monitor to east Londoners

Ruby the pygmy goat (Picture: RSPCA)

An adorable pygmy goat has been found roaming through St. Helier park, Carshalton and the RSPCA are now appealing for help to trace her owner.

Who could resist this sweet little guy? (Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Of course you do! The UK may have been hit by a heatwave but it’s raining cats and mogs at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home - who have seen a 30 per cent increase in unwanted kittens on this time last year.

Hordes of police were sent in tot control the situation (Photo: @mansfieldmaddie, used with permission)

Police were called to a huge brawl in Shooters Hill last night after a party got out of hand.

Do you recognise this man? If so, please contact British Transport Police on the number listed below

Police are looking for a rugby fan after a woman was inappropriately touched after the official Army vs Navy rugby match on Saturday May 9.

Blackfriars Crown Court (Picture: PA Images)

A woman prison custody officer who was allegedly assaulted as she escorted a prisoner at Blackfriars Crown Court on Monday has died.

A later Premier League match between Everton and Tottenham Hotspur at Goodison Park on May 24 (Photo: Chris Brunskill/Getty Images)

Six males, including a 15-year-old boy, were arrested in a series of swoops across Liverpool, the Wirral and Warrington yesterday after a violent attack outside a pub on Islington’s Caledonian Road.

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Police would like to speak to this woman

A Footlocker shop worker was sprayed in the face with bleach in a vicious attack in Kilburn, west London.

Yesterday, 19:51
Sussex Gardens W2

A gas cylinder caught fire and ‘exploded’ in Paddington yesterday afternoon, leading firefighters to create a 200 metre exclusion zone in the area which caused traffic chaos.

Yesterday, 16:22
Missing: Shaheed Forde-Bryan (Picture: Met Police)

Shaheed Forde-Bryan from Rainham, east London has not been home since Sunday June 14 and police are appealing for help to locate him.

Yesterday, 13:11
The Royal Free's air conditioning may have accidently been pumping out hot air instead of cold

Sick and elderly patients said they suffered “sauna-like” conditions while being treated for life-threatening illnesses at the Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead after air conditioning units stopped working yesterday.

Yesterday, 11:20
Forensic officers at the murder scene (Pic credit: Hannah McGrath)

A man has been shot dead near Wembley in the early hours of this morning.

Yesterday, 10:23
Em Ford was told she was 'digusting', 'gross' and 'ugly as f*ck'

A short video by a London-based former model who suffers from acne showing all the insulting comments people left on her blog has gone viral.

Yesterday, 16:43
Not the actual swimmers... (Picture: Getty)

Two naked swimmers who were spotted frolicking in the Thames at Borthwick Wharf in Deptford have been given a warning from the RNLI.

Yesterday, 10:59
Lily Allen burnt the flag until it just said 'Kanye' (Picture: Lilly Allen)

Lily Allen stole a flag bearing the words ‘F**k off Kanye’ from a Glastonbury reveller and burnt it back at her camp.

Yesterday, 09:57
Cumberland Avenue. Picture: Google Maps

An east London man was stabbed in the chest when a weapon-wielding gang stormed his home and attacked him with a meat cleaver and an axe.

Yesterday, 08:26
Andy Murray practicing at Wimbeledon earlier in the day (Photo by Adam Davy/PA Wire)

Thousands of people had to be evacuated from Centre Court last night after a fire broke out at the world-famous tennis arena.

Yesterday, 08:07
Members of Aslef, a union which represents around 70 per cent of tube drivers, have voted for strike action on July 8

Liverpool Street Tube station was briefly closed this morning due to a fire alert.

Wed, 19:23
Fire and smoke billowing up in Leyton (Picture: Amie Keeley)

Over 70 firefighters tackled a giant blaze near Leytonstone High Road Overground station after a car workshop containing gas cylinders caught fire this evening.

Wed, 17:37
Archway Underground Station (Picture: Commons/Sunil Prasannan)

A 15-year-old who was stabbed in broad daylight outside Archway Underground Station this morning managed to travel to East Finchley before being taken to hospital, police said.

Wed, 17:07
Joni Clarke in her niqab (Picture: Fixers)

A young London Muslim wearing a niqab suffered ‘several’ attempts to run her over and had a cigarette thrown at her in a daily barrage of abuse. Joni Clarke talks to London24 about her experiences and new campaign.

Wed, 16:08
Burst pipe shoots a jet of water into the air (Picture: Miklos Kiss)

A mains pipe burst in Tooting, south London this morning blasting a jet of water 50ft into the air on the hottest day of the year.

Wed, 15:44
Snaresbrook Crown Court (Photo: John Stillwell/PA)

A Queen’s Park man who kidnapped a drug dealer and threatened to cut off his testicles in a ‘Scarface’ sting has been jailed for 14 years.

Wed, 12:38
Reading in 30 degree heat on the Serpentine yesterday (Picture: PA images)

London will be hotter than Athens and Barcelona today as temperatures are set to hit 35 degrees, leading to urgent health warnings and a AA prediction that our roads could melt.

Wed, 10:58
The Protein World advert would not have shamed women into believing they needed to take a slimming supplement, the advertising watchdog has ruled (Photo: Catherine Wylie/PA)

A protein advert that asked Tube users if they were “beach body ready” next to a picture of a toned woman in a bikini did not breach rules, the advertising watchdog had ruled.

Wed, 09:11
Police were called to reports of ahooting on Green Lane in Goodmayes (Photo: Google StreetView)

Police have been called to reports of a man shot in Goodmayes this morning.

Wed, 08:01
Jeff Porter was driving a Circle Line train behind the one that was bombed on 7/7 10 years ago (Photo: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

Next week marks a decade since the London 7/7 bombings which claimed the lives of 52 victims and injured more than 700 others. Anna Silverman meets Jeff Porter, a Tube driver who was driving behind the Circle line train that was targeted in the Edgware Road attack.

Tue, 17:35
Eugenie Bouchard (Picture: PA Images)

BBC Tennis tweeted that Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard was given a dress code penalty at Wimbledon for having her bra strap showing, but tournament officials told London24 this was not the case.

Tue, 15:58
Cancer survivor Luna Caden, seven, admires the double helix sculptures

Did you know we share 90 per cent of our genes with a mouse? London now has a DNA inspired art trail which features sculptures by Ai WeiWei and Ted Baker and will raise money for a huge medical research centre.

Tue, 13:42
Police and ambulance attend the Wapping High Street collision (Picture: Mike Smith)

A taxi driver is in hospital fighting for his life after having a heart attack at the wheel and ploughing into a cab on Wapping High Street, east London this morning.

Tue, 12:31
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London Underground staff who were hailed as heroes on 7/7 for evacuating stations and tending to the wounded are being ‘forced’ to reapply for their jobs due to ‘dangerous’ job cuts, the RMT union has said.

Tue, 11:15
Do you think you should be allowed to wear shorts to work?  (Photo: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Good news for everyone sweltering at work: The TUC union backs your call to wear more summery clothing in the current heatwave.

Fabian Downie

A pervert who performed a solo sex act on six London buses, including one in Old Street, has been jailed.

Tue, 08:03
The test exercise will be visible to the public but local communities have been told what to expect  (Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

London’s emergency service are taking part in a huge exercise to test how they would respond to a hypothetical attack by gun-wielding terrorists over the next two days.

Tue, 07:37
The inicdent took place near Station Road and Ranelagh Road in Harlesden (Photo: Google StreetView)

Police have arrested a 29-year-old man on suspicion of murder after a fatal stabbing in Harlesden last night.

Mon, 18:35
The trial continues at the Old Bailey

A woman accused of killing a suspected paedophile has denied stabbing him but admitted to “poking” him with a knife following a confrontation, a court heard today.

Mon, 17:51
Protesters at an earlier anti-austerity demo in Berlin in March (Photo: Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Owen Jones, Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn and Green MP Caroline Lucas are all at a rally in Trafalgar Square to show solidarity with Greece this evening.

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