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

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.

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, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

Mon, 17:17
Police want to speak to this man about the schoolgirl's 'frightening' ordeal (Photo: BTP)

Police are hunting a pervert who groped a 15-year-old girl on her way to school - and even followed her when she changed lines.

Mon, 16:45
Make mine an Earl Grey (Photo: Brew)

There’s nothing Londoners love more than having a nice cuppa, and going to the pub. But until now, these two things have normally been separate.

Mon, 15:32
Police want to speak to this woman about the incident (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Police want to speak to a woman in her sixties after an osteoporosis sufferer was knocked to the floor in a dispute over a priority seat on a bus.

Mon, 13:45

South Kensington Tube station was evacuated and a police cordon put up this afternoon due to a ‘security alert’.

Mon, 13:32
Wednesday's protest at Bank (Picture: London Cycling Campaign)

A candlelit vigil and ‘die-in’ protest will be held at Bank junction today in memory of cyclist Ying Tao who died after a road traffic collision there last Monday.

Mon, 12:52
Police want to speak to this man, who was carrying a silver mountain bike (Photo: British Transport Police)

Police have released CCTV images to find a witness to an ‘unprovoked attack’ which saw two people sprayed with a chemical on a London Overground train at South Tottenham.

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