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Yesterday, 17:49

Detectives are appealing for the public’s help to trace a vulnerable 16-year-old girl who has gone missing and is believed to be in the company of an older man.

Yesterday, 15:46

There are severe delays on the Central Line after a woman was hit by a Tube train.

Yesterday, 18:26

The dead body of a man was found in the river today near Eel Pie Island.

Yesterday, 06:45
Frank Heweston was locked up for three months in Russia (Pic credit: Adam Thomas)

A Greenpeace activist from Queen’s Park who was detained for nearly three months in a Russian jail is set to see his story on the big screen.

Yesterday, 09:44
The woman was dragged through the gates of Brockwell Park in Brixton and raped

A 41-year-old woman was dragged into Brockwell Park in Herne Hill, near Brixton, before being raped by two men.

Yesterday, 08:42
Three people were injured in the violent burglary

Three people were viciously attacked by a trio of burglars wielding hammers, knives and crowbars at the General Elliott pub in St John’s Road, Uxbridge.

Yesterday, 08:17
The unexploded Second World War bomb that has brought Wembley in north London to a standstill (Sergeant Rupert Frere RLC / Crown copyright/PA Wire)

A huge unexploded World War Two bomb that was discovered near Wembley Stadium yesterday afternoon has been removed from London.

Yesterday, 15:54
King's Cross has been evacuated (Picture by Jake Ellacott)

King’s Cross station is open again after a fire alarm led to the evacuation of tens of thousands of bank holiday travellers.

Thu, 11:35
A man and a woman were assaulted at this quiet train station in Enfield [Photograph from Google StreetView]

Two men have been arrested after a young couple were pushed onto the train tracks at Turkey Street station on Thursday April 2.

Thu, 10:34
The man was attacked as he waited for the Tube at West Ham station [Photograph by Chris McKenna]

A man was injured in an unprovoked attack with a makeshift knuckleduster at West Ham Tube station, and British Transport Police (BTP) are appealing for witnesses.

Thu, 09:32
Virgin has cancelled its bank holiday train services because of the strike (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

Train companies have started cancelling services over the bank holiday weekend as no resolution to strike action has been found.

Thu, 08:24
Bank holiday will see highs of 21C (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

London is set for mixed bank holiday weather, with sunshine and highs of 21C but also a few showers.

Thu, 08:00
Ronald James Mayers was killed in a motorbike accident

A group of off-duty medics who tried to help fatally injured motorcyclist Ronald James Mayers in Sutton are being sought by police.

Thu, 07:45
Chief Inspector Paul Cahill will appear in court

A top gay police officer who was awarded an MBE has been summonsed to court today on drugs charges.

Thu, 07:45
The thieves used a heavy duty drill to bore through the vault

Eight men will appear in court today charged in connection with the Hatton Garden jewellery heist.

Wed, 15:20
The shots were fired in Stamford Hill and a gun cartridge was found in the street (Pic: @ShomrinOfficial)

Gun shots were fired in the early hours of yesterday morning in Stamford Hill, north London.

Wed, 10:59
TfL have launched a consultation into night buses (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

A consultation has been launched proposing changes to current night bus routes due to the introduction of the all-night Tube in September.

Wed, 10:36
(Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

The National Army Museum has commissioned a mural for a wall in Shoreditch, east London.

Wed, 09:39
Routes between London and Brighton have been particularly badly hit

Rush-hour train passengers travelling from Sussex to London this morning faced more travel misery with delays and cancellations due to a signalling problem.

Wed, 09:00
Nathan Ottway is missing from Camberwell

Police are growing increasingly concerned for missing Nathan Ottway, a vulnerable 15-year-old who is known to frequent parks late at night.

Wed, 08:09
Is London becoming a city just for the wealthy? (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

A third of Londoners cannot afford a decent standard of living because of extra costs of living in the capital, such as housing and transport, according to a new report.

Tue, 17:14
Meg Hillier, representative for Hackney South and Shoreditch, during a photocall for Labour MP's at The House of Commons, Westminster.

MPs for Tech City have voiced their recommendations on how to ensure the technology powerhouse continues to thrive under the new Tory government.

Tue, 16:43
The Mr Men in London book will be available from June 4th

The Mr Men will become Londoners on June 4 when a new book featuring them on a Big Smoke day trip is published.

Tue, 15:38
Takeover students from the Barking and Dagenham College receiving their awards from Archant staff.

Our student takeover competition is hotting up and we’ve whittled down our journalism hopefuls to take just 23 candidates forward to the next stage.

Tue, 15:26
Ben Fiberesima as Roky Million (Pic credit: Twitter)

A gang member who became a successful rap artist and model in Australia after jumping bail seven years ago is finally behind bars after detectives snared him by luring him to a fake modelling job in Kentish Town.

Tue, 15:05
(Tony Kershaw /

Britain’s grumpiest tree has been spotted growing in Blackheath Park in Greenwich, south east London.

Tue, 14:41
Football violence erupted when a mob of hooligans descended on dinrkers outside the Millers pub Pic: Google

Footage shows the terrifying mass brawl outside a King’s Cross pub on Saturday

Tue, 14:39
[Photograph by Vicky Bull]

Firefighters tackled a blaze after a suspected lightning bolt struck at a house in Norman Crescent, Pinner.

Tue, 14:10
The thieves used a heavy duty drill to bore through the vault

Seven men have been arrested over the Hatton Garden jewellery heist, with more than 200 cops storming 12 addresses in London and Kent this morning.

Tue, 10:43
Take a dip in the King's Cross Pond Club

A huge new natural outdoor swimming pond will open to the public in the heart of busy King’s Cross on Friday - just in time for the bank holiday weekend.

Tue, 10:00
Network Rail workers are set to go on strike over bank holiday Monday. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Network Rail has issued a legal challenge to one of the train-workers’ unions planning to strike to hold a bank holiday train strike.

Tue, 08:32
Who is this man? Call BTP on 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016, quoting reference T/B5 of 15/05/2015.

A man was spotted with his hand down his trousers on a Charing Cross-branch Northern Line train, and now police have issued a CCTV appeal.

Tue, 07:49
If you recognise any of these people, contact the Public Order Investigation Unit on 020 8246 0076 or email them at quoting the reference on the picture.

Police today issued pictures of eight people they want to speak to after the post-election protests in Whitehall.

Mon, 16:40
[Photograph by Mark Oliver]

A massive fire at a food warehouse on Lombard Wall gave out plumes of thick black smoke that could be seen across the city in Twickenham yesterday.

Mon, 16:19
A heavily pregnant woman was mugged by two teens in Bemerton Street Pic: Google

Hysterical victim thought she might lose baby - ‘they’re scumbags’ says husband

Mon, 16:15
Football violence erupted when a mob of hooligans descended on dinrkers outside the Millers pub Pic: Google

Three arrested and one man left with blood pouring from his head after savage thugs attacked

Mon, 14:40
'Claire' has deleted the app and encouraged her friends to do the same [Photo Illustration by David Ramos/Getty Images]

One woman’s Uber journey home turned into a nightmare when her driver allegedly took her miles out of her way, swore at her and said he hoped that she got raped.

Mon, 12:54
Reshay said she was going to her father's home, but never arrived [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

We previously published a missing persons appeal for 13-year-old Reshay Francis, from Harlesden.

Mon, 11:25
Golders Green station

A woman in her twenties is in a critical condition after being wedged under a bus in Golders Green

Mon, 11:15
A man was stabbed in the back in Highbury Park on Saturday night

Victim in ‘serious but stable’ condition following knife attack