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Thousands of people have pledged to attend a central London demonstration called ‘Solidarity with Refugees’ on September 12.

Transport campaigner and arts-loving councillor Sian Berry has been selected as the Green Party candidate for London Mayor in 2016.

The City of London skyscraper nicknamed the Walkie Talkie has won a bitter-tasting first prize in an annual competition to name the UK’s ugliest building.

Planned Tube strikes have been called off as talks continue (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

The Tube strikes planned for September 8 and September 10 have been called off by the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT).

Waterloo passengers face severe delays this morning (Picture: Getty)

Waterloo commuters will have to deal with ‘major delays’ until 4pm today after a signalling problem between Wimbledon and Earlsfield.

17:56
Police tape

A 38-year-old man has died after being hit by a bus in East Finchley.

Yesterday, 16:10
Two teenagers were stabbed in a knife fight in George Lane, South Woodford, last night.

A knife fight in George Lane, South Woodford, last night left two teenagers in hospital with serious stab wounds.

Yesterday, 15:34
The child and man were found dead in Colville Square, Notting Hill

A mother from Notting Hill has denied murdering her boyfriend and four-year-old daughter at their west London home.

Police would like to identify this man (Picture: Met Police)

A 14-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in broad daylight on a route 85 bus in Wandsworth and police are now appealing for help to find her attacker.

Emma Thompson drags the giant furry creature towards the Shell offices in protest at Arctic Oil drilling (Picture: Greenpeace)

Emma Thompson has joined Aurora the giant polar bear outside oil company Shell’s South Bank HQ in protest against drilling in the Arctic.

The sexual health clinic on Dean Street mistakenly sent out sensitive data  (Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images)

A major London sexual health centre mistakenly revealed the email addresses of almost 800 HIV clinic patients yesterday - and could be facing a fine of half a million pounds for the “hugely invasive breach of privacy”.

Yesterday, 12:01
Missing Rafael Gomes is Portuguese and aged just 13 (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find Rafael Gomes, a 13-year-old boy who has not been seen since yesterday evening.

Yesterday, 11:56
Do you recognise this man? (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Detectives are looking for the man in this CCTV picture after a man was viciously attacked with a belt on Brick Lane.

Yesterday, 11:45
(Picture: London24/ Getty)

There’s just one month left to vote for your favourite London transport ‘Design Icons’. The ubiquitous black cab, original Tube map and iconic Roundel are currently leading the race among the 100-strong shortlist which also includes Covent Garden station’s exterior, Cycle Hire bikes, and Wapping Tunnel.

Yesterday, 11:08
A naval vessel outside the ExCeL exhibition centre at an earlier Defence and Security Exhibition in 2011.  Other exhibits included an F16 fighter jet (Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

One of the world’s biggest arms fairs is coming to the ExCel centre in east London later this month, and more than 1,000 protestors are already planning to oppose it.

Yesterday, 10:23
Flowers and tributes left at Bank junction where a cyclist suffered a  fatal collision with a HGV earlier this year (Photo: Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has today announced a whole raft of new safety measures designed to protect cyclists and pedestrians from heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) and said the Safer Lorry Scheme could go even further, and stop them from taking dangerous left turns.

Yesterday, 09:57
A body is removed from Picardy house on Cedar Road in Enfield (Sophie Halle-Richards/PA Wire)

A man who was shot dead by police in Enfield after allegedly wielding a firearm in a block of flats has been named as James Fox.

Yesterday, 09:12
Trains to and from Waterloo could be delayed by up to half an hour (Picture: Carl Court/Getty)

South West trains may be delayed, cancelled or disrupted after a person was hit by a train between Twickenham and Feltham this morning.

Yesterday, 07:40
All lines from London Bridge via Greenwich are blocked (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Southeastern trains to and from London Bridge via Greenwich are at a standstill due to signalling problems this morning.

Yesterday, 07:34
The victim was attacked at a home on Shrewsbury Road (Photo: Goolge StreetView)

A murder investigation is underway after a man was killed in a fight at a home in Shrewsbury Hill yesterday.

Yesterday, 06:40
(Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)

Officers were attacked with knives, bottles and even teeth at Notting Hill Carnival yesterday - but overall, there were fewer arrests than last year.

Mon, 19:53
A man was shot dead by police at Picardy House in Cedar Road in Barnet (Photo: Google StreetView)

A man was shot dead by police at Picardy House in Cedar Road last night.

Mon, 19:06
Officers were out in force at the annual Notting Hill Carnival (Photo: Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)

A 19-year-old man is being treated in hospital for life-threatening injuries after he was stabbed at Notting Hill Carnival, Scotland Yard has said.

Sunday, August 30, 2015
Thre women were injured in the incident - one is fighting for her life

A 20-year-old woman is fighting for her life in hospital after she and two other young women were in collision with a car.

Friday, August 28, 2015
She was playing with her family in Hanworth Park when she was hit by the pellet that could have killed her (Photo: Google StreetView)

The little girl was running from her mother to her grandfather in Hanworth Park when they heard a loud noise like an air rifle shot.

Police say she could have been killed.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Jeremy Corbyn.

A disposable coffee cup used by Jeremy Corbyn as sold in an online auction for £51.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Police are investigating a rape in Park Road on Sunday

A crime scene has been set up after a woman reported being raped in Muswell Hill in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Dodgy disguise: The men robbed the pawnbrokers dressed all in black

Two men who dressed in burkas to rob a pawnbrokers in Brixton’s famous Atlantic Road have been jailed for 20 years.

Friday, August 28, 2015
On second thoughts, just stay at home

We know you’re eager to make the most of the long weekend, so check out our guide to avoid spending it stuck in traffic or at the train station as you try to get around London.

Friday, August 28, 2015
A Game of Thrones White Walker would not stand for any Tube strike

From the inspirational to the downright bonkers, here are 23 things you’d only see in London.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Coral Knockton with son Oscar and Amanda Stone with son Jake at the college

Stunned east London college students are dumfounded after discovering they all failed their IT course – having been told they had passed, some even with distinctions.

Friday, August 28, 2015
There was an earlier fire alert at Bank

Bank and Monument stations have reopened after flooding caused them to close.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Arina

Demystifying the process of growing companies securing funding from investors and lenders is the aim of the first event of its kind in the UK.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
London's wealthiest have their pick of traditional townhouse mansions and mult-million pound luxury apartments  (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

The number of millionaires in London has increased by 48 per cent in five years to 191,000 - more than the combined millionaire population of Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Northern England. The Barclays UK Prosperity Map, issued today, shows there are now 715,000 millionaires living in Britain compared with 508,000 in 2010. Meanwhile there are record numbers of children living in poverty across the city.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
If you recognise this man, please call  police on 101 and give them reference number 174543 (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Shocking CCTV footage has been released of a pub brawl which left a man needing stitches after he was glassed on the head.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
The kaleidoscope brightened up London's Southbank (Picture by @marmaladestudio)

A giant kaleidoscope has brightened up London’s Southbank this morning on an otherwise dull and dreary day.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Parents were shocked to find their schools closed without notice

Schools were put on lockdown in a ‘siege’ which also saw shops run out of basic stock like bread and milk.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
The delays and cancellations are affecting services into Liverpool Street

There are delays and cancelled trains on the Overground between Enfield Town, Cheshunt, Chingford and Liverpool Street this morning due to signalling problems.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Robert Andrews spent 30 years with the Met (Picture: Edward Smith)

A former Met police officer who arranged to meet a man claiming to be only 14-year-old on the gay social media app Grindr was caught out by a vigilante group calling itself The Paedophile Squad.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
The house at the end of Huddleston Close

A man has been charged with the murder of his 79-year-old father at his home in Bethnal Green and the attempted murder of two children, including a toddler.

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