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Yesterday, 16:48

A woman in her eighties is fighting for her life in hospital after being hit by a lorry on Lewisham Road this morning.

Yesterday, 15:34

Detectives are hunting a convicted sex attacker who has disappeared while on licence from jail.

Yesterday, 14:14

London24 frequently runs appeals after women have been sexually assaulted on buses and trains in the capital, but this is one with a difference.

Yesterday, 13:22
In Germany Oktoberfest is a raucous but manageable affair (Picture: Getty)

The much-hyped London version of Munich’s Oktoberfest has been cancelled at the last minute by its organisers ‘due to unforeseen circumstances’, leaving thousands to seek refunds.

The lorry was left balancing precariously, wedged under the railway bridge in Bromley (Picture: Steve Hughes)

A lorry slammed into a railway bridge near Shortlands station in Bromley this morning, leaving it wedged between the bridge and the road while balancing precariously on two wheels.

Yesterday, 12:33
Urban foxes playing. Photo David Jones PA

Hackney Council has removed fox traps from Clissold Park after 4,700 people signed a petition against a cull.

Yesterday, 11:34
The deceased was found on leafy Melrose Avenue in Cricklewood (Photo: Google StreetView)

Police have launched a murder investigation after the body of a woman in her forties was found at an address in Melrose Avenue.

Yesterday, 10:32
Straight Road, Romford

A man in his 40s was stabbed in Straight Road, Romford, last night.

Yesterday, 09:43
St Martin-in-the-fields Church is on the north-east of Trafalgar Square, seen here on the right (Photo: diliff)

Emergency services evacuated 20 people from St Martin-in-the-Fields Church in Trafalgar Square this morning after a bag containing suspicious-looking chemicals was found.

Yesterday, 07:58
The Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead where British nurse Pauline Cafferkey is being treated (Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire)

An Ebola nurse is in an isolation ward at the Royal Free Hospital with the disease - for the second time.

Thu, 18:08
The man was shot in Queen's Park this morning (Pic credit: Jonathan Goldberg)

An investigation into the shooting of a man by police officers in Queen’s Park this morning has been launched by an independent watchdog.

Thu, 18:07
Hackney Council is planning to cull foxes in Clissold Park

A petition launched this afternoon in the face of Hackney Council’s plan to cull foxes has gathered more than 500 signatures – and is growing by the minute.

Thu, 16:37
Police at Sidcup Fire Station on a security alert (Picture: @legstied2gether)

A major security alert was triggered in south-east London today after a man brought explosive devices dating from WWII - including shells - to Sidcup fire station.

Thu, 15:53
These are the heroic firefighter who saved Ken's life (Picture: LFB)

An incredibly cute six-week-old kitten called Ken is lucky to be alive after firefighters had to cut him out from inside a brick ‘cage’ in east London. The question now is, how did he get there?

Thu, 15:29
Urban foxes playing. Photo David Jones PA

The RSPCA animal welfare charity has urged Hackney Council not to kill foxes in Clissold Park.

Thu, 14:51
The man whose body was recovered from the Regent’s Canal has been named as Sebastiano Magnanini

Two men have been arrested in connection with the suspected murder of a man in Islington, whose body was recovered from the Regent’s Canal in September.

Thu, 14:10
Nothing to see here (Photo: Joe Innes)

This stripy little fella went for a ride on the Central Line on Monday, and we are heartbroken that we didn’t get to meet him.

Thu, 13:36
The London Porridge Championships 2015 will be held at Whole Foods Market on Friday October 16 (Picture: Rude Health)

Is it too hot, too cold or just right? You can decide for yourself (while sampling the most elaborate oaty dishes the capital has to offer) at the 2015 London Porridge Championships next week. The result is a crucial one - who makes the city’s best oats?

Thu, 11:25
Anti-domestic violence protesters lie on the red carpet at the Suffragette premiere at the London Film Festival (Picture: ?@LiamDrydenEtc)

The London premiere of new all-star film Suffragette was stormed, fittingly, by feminist protesters on Wednesday night. Sisters Uncut members staged a ‘lie-in’ on the red caret wearing slogans including ‘dead women can’t vote’.

Thu, 10:15
Queen Elizabeth II on a tour of the City and Islington College in 2012.

Jeremy Corbyn has declined an invitation to be sworn in to the Privy Council amid continued uncertainty over whether he will declare allegiance in person to the Queen.

Thu, 09:36
Roadside tributes to cyclists are not a rare sight in the capital (Photo: Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

A lorry driver has been summonsed to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court accused of causing death by careless driving.

Wed, 13:05
CCTV footage of the raid at Windsor Bishop jewellers in Norwich carried out by Islington smash and grab raiders Alfredo Rojasvagras, Bradley McMillan,  Mark Moloney and Dillon Zambon with two other associates. Picture: PRESS ASSOCIATION

Islington’s smash and grab shame was thrown back into the spotlight this week, after three men – and one boy – from the borough were jailed for a combined 20 years for a jewellery shop robbery.

Wed, 11:59
A man punched a teenager in the face and verbally abused him on a Metropolitan Line train (Picture: PA Images)

A 19-year-old was punched in the face by a man - who was also verbally abusing him - on a Metropolitan Line tube train as it pulled in to Harrow on the Hill station, according to British Transport Police (BTP).

Wed, 11:53
Dragos Moisica, 27, a Romanian national of High Street, Edgware, raped a girl on her 12th birthday at a hotel in Kenton (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

This man raped a vulnerable girl on her twelfth birthday. He groomed his child victim - he gave her presents, professed his love and finally lured her to a north London hotel for sex.

Wed, 11:38
Winston Churchill statue in Woodford Green was vandalised with paint splashed over it

Vandals have poured orange and pink paint over Winston Churchill’s statue in Woodford Green.

Wed, 09:34
Tube platforms became very overcrowded (Photo: Ben Park/Twitter)

Kings Cross Tube station was evacuated this morning due to overcrowding this morning as problems on four different Underground lines caused massive delays.

Wed, 08:05
Anyone with information about this man is asked to contact police on 101 quoting image 191154 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

Police have released a video of a chilling knifepoint robbery in Clerkenwell Close in hopes of identifying a man they want to speak to.

Wed, 08:00
Emergency services at Surbiton station (Photo: @HillyFoz)

A man has died after he was hit by a train near Surbiton this morning.

Tue, 18:03
Police believe the attack may have been racially motivated (Picture: PA Images)

A man was pushed out of a Jubilee Line train at West Ham station twice, before being chased down the platform by a group of men in what police believe to be a racially motivated attack.

Tue, 17:43
A man was grabbed from behind and stabbed ten times in Windmill Lane, Greenford (Picture: Street View)

Two vicious criminals attacked a man in Ealing, stabbing him ten times from behind for no apparent reason and leaving him in hospital, police said.

Tue, 16:40
The BFI London Film Festival 2015 line up will include Dame Helen Mirren, Benedict Cumberbatch and Dame Maggie Smith (Picture: PA Images)

The BFI Film Festival 2015 begins Wednesday and a star-studded line-up has already clicked ‘attending’ for one of the most prestigious industry events in the world. If Londoners are lucky they might catch a glimpse of the celebs on Southbank...

Tue, 14:31
British Transport Police issued the appeal  (Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

A pregnant woman was threatened on a train from King’s Cross to Hitchin - for mentioning that people were making a noisy phonecall.

Tue, 13:56
If you recognise any of these men please call police on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 (Photos: Metropolitan Police)

Police are looking for ten different men after a 19-year-old was beaten up after a night out with friends at The Goose pub.

Tue, 11:42
Oxford Street has been called the most polluted street in Britain (Photo: Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

Five major candidates for Mayor of London, including Sadiq Khan, Zac Goldsmith and Sian Berry, have said they would close Oxford Street to traffic.

Tue, 10:38

On October 1 we issued an appeal to help find Catia Cavanagh, a 12-year-old girl who had been missing from her home in east London for over a week.

Tue, 10:21
Police would like to speak to this man

Two women have been sexually assaulted in Maida Vale just two hours apart on a Sunday morning - and now police have released an image of a man they want to speak to about the sick attacks.

Tue, 08:06
Timothy Daniel Reddin, left, is suspected of causing the horrific injuries on the right (Photo: Kingston Police)

A Kingston man is wanted by police after a brutal beating which left the victim with a broken cheek bone, a lacerated nose and severe swelling to his eye.

Tue, 07:28
Paramedics attended the scene to assist Wembley Stadium medical staff with treating the man's injuries (Pic credit: Twitter @LAS_Brent)

A man was rushed to hospital after becoming impaled on a fence near Wembley Stadium om Sunday evening.

Mon, 17:59
Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn delivers his first keynote speech on day three of the Labour Party annual conference. Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Jeremy Corbyn is due to speak at a protest against postal cuts in Manchester today, as his rival party meets in the city for its conference.

Mon, 17:54
Police ushered the Mayor into the conference as protesters heckled and jeered (Photo: Mark McGowan/YouTube)

Mayor of London Boris Johnson was pelted with plastic balls as he arrived at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester today.

Mon, 14:38
The scene at today's protest (Photo: Garry Stephen White)

A protest by black cab drivers has again caused gridlock in London as cabbies take to the streets in their long-running battle with Transport for London over the way private hire vehicles, including Uber, are regulated.





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