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Yesterday, 19:49

A man has been charged today with the murder of 15-year-old Alan Cartwright.

Yesterday, 19:42

TUBE STRIKE. Two small words of doom for Londoners. Coping with a tube strike without punching the person crammed in next to you takes superhuman mental effort - but don’t worry, we’ve got a guide for you.

Yesterday, 18:27

Not sure who to vote for? Worried your prejudices against Ed’s weird face, or the fact that David Cameron looks like he’s made of pork, will blind you to their policies?

Yesterday, 17:43
The man appeared at Hendon Magistrates' Court [Image from Google StreetView]

A man from Kilburn has admitted pleasuring himself in front of a class full of children at a school.

Yesterday, 16:05
At an earlier hearing, the prosecution claimed Mr Barry was followed into The Broadway and killed because he would not let the boys into the building.

A 13-year-old boy has pleaded guilty to murdering a builder after a row outside a block of flats in December.

Yesterday, 13:55
The sickening attack took place near this spot on a busy main road [Image from Google StreetView]

Police believe at least two people walked by a woman being sexually assaulted on a busy road in Hounslow.

Yesterday, 12:49
The dentist tried to fit a bridge in the Cannon Styreet branch of McDonald's (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

A rogue dentist who tried to fit a bridge on a woman’s teeth in a branch on McDonald’s in central London has been struck off ‘for public protection’.

Yesterday, 12:24
The puppy was found badly injured by some bins in north London (Picture: RSPCA)

A gorgeous little Rottweiler cross puppy was found abandoned dumped by some bins in north London with such damage to her spine she could not even stand.

Yesterday, 11:35
The attack took place on a 134 bus in Muswell Hill around 11pm on Thursday, February 12 (Picture: Met Police)

A passenger on a bus in north London was subjected to a horrific unprovoked attack after a man assaulted him from behind.

Yesterday, 11:34
There was gridlock in the area this morning [Photograph by @Demonax]

There is traffic chaos in Shoreditch this morning after a pedestrian was hit by a truck at the junction between Great Eastern Street and Fairchild Street.

Yesterday, 10:59
The man was seen with a knife on the Central Line before moving onto the Jubilee Line (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

The Jubilee line was brought to a standstill today after passengers reported seeing a man carrying a knife.

Yesterday, 07:44
Three men chased the victim in Pymmes Park, Edmonton (Pic: Google)

A 26-year-old man is in hospital after a vicious stabbing in Pymmes Park, Edmonton.

Yesterday, 17:40
The creators say phones that 'amazingly more intimate experiences' and want to get users away from their computers (Picture: Spark/Dan Ross)

A new dating app to rival Tinder allows passengers on the Tube who share that brief moment to act on that spark and find love on the Underground.

Thu, 18:12
Masked allecats tear through the streets

Movie makers shooting a murder thriller about the underground sub-culture of London’s alleycat bike racing are in the final throws of crowdfunding to raise the cash before they begin filming later this month.

Thu, 19:17
Blossom in Forest Hill on March 7 last year [Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images]

It seems spring has sprung as the Met Office predicts temperatures of 15C (59F) in London this weekend.

Yesterday, 16:22
What happens to our Facebook accounts after we die? (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

What happens to our Facebook and Twitter accounts, online banking and PayPal after we die? Three quarters of Londoners are apparently ‘unprepared’ for life after death online.

Thu, 18:48

Police tracing a woman who went missing from a mental health unit in Sidcup say Jade Watt has been found ‘safe and well’.

Thu, 18:24
Reuben the Springer Spaniel waits outside in his onesie before day one of Crufts 2015 [Photo by Joe Giddens/PA Wire]

As the annual Crufts dog show gets underway, we’re looking at what the pooches are wearing - and it seems onesies aren’t just for humans now.

Thu, 17:05
Do you recognise these young men? [Photograph from British Transport Police]

Police are looking for two young men after a teenager was punched so hard in a fight at Watford Hight Street Station that his jaw fractured in two places.

Yesterday, 14:25
Use Givvit to send people awesoem treats and gifts

A new app lets you surprise friends by buying them coffee, snacks and treats they can redeem on the High Street at the push of a button.

Yesterday, 10:41
The trampolie park will open in the summer in east London  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Boing boing! East London’s first ever indoor trampoline park will open this summer in Barking.

Thu, 17:42
Khedidja told her mother she would not be coming home from school [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Police in Ealing are growing increasingly concerned for a 16-year-old girl who has gone missing from Hanwell.

Thu, 12:09
'Gift Horse' by Hans Haacke has become the tenth sculpture to be installed on Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth, in London [Photograph by Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire]

The giant blue cockerel ‘Hahn/Cock’ that loomed over Trafalgar Square has been replaced with a new statue - a skeletal horse that shows the stock exchange prices.

Thu, 11:45
The fish is a grey koi carp like these ones - and is half a metre long! [Photograph by Ingrid Taylor]

A man reported his pet fish stolen today - but officers thought the situation was a bit, well, fishy.

Thu, 08:39
The car fire was totally consumed. Picture: Michael Christiansen

These dramatic shots show a car being consumed by a fireball in Rush Green, east London.

Thu, 08:08
Do you recognise this man?

A six-year-old boy was sexually assaulted by a drunken pervert with a large belly after going to the toilet in a King’s Cross community centre.

Wed, 19:53
The usual suspects

In the run-up to the general election, we’ve decided to tell you what you really want to know about David Cameron, Ed Miliband, Nigel Farage, Natalie Bennett and Nick...Someone based on Google searches.

Wed, 19:04
Police want to speak to this man in connection with an incident that left a man needing 15 stitches [Photograph from British Transport Police]

A man needed 15 stitches after he was hit in the face with a glass thrown at someone else outside the Hamilton Hall pub in Liverpool Street station.

Wed, 18:12
Steve Rowland took this photograph of the damaged car near Junction 8

Commuters on the M25 face misery this evening after two crashes caused serious delays on clockwise and anticlockwise lanes.

Wed, 14:45
The suspect thrusts a knife through a window into the driver's face (Picture: Met Police)

CCTV of the shocking moment a bus driver was stabbed in the eye with a Stanley knife through a window in Penge has been released by police.

Wed, 13:00
Who doesn't like a good game of pass the parcel?

Any attempt to make boring commutes across London more fun is to be admired - and when it involves a game of pass the parcel then that’s even better.

Ayesha Ali

A mum and her lover have this morning been found guilty of the manslaughter of her eight-year-old daughter – but cleared of murder.

Wed, 12:03
[Homes for Britain]

The cost of buying or renting a home in London is something everyone has to deal with, but these posters at Westminster Tube station show just how overpriced property in the capital has become.

Wed, 11:03
Solomon Bygraves admitted robbing 93-year-old Stanley Evans in Soho (Picture: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire)

A callous thug who shoved a frail 93-year-old man to the ground so he could steal just £5 from him has admitted carrying out the ‘sickening’ robbery.

Wed, 08:02
Passengers jumped over the barriers to escape the chaos (Pic @BlowersSon)

These pictures reveal the chaos at London Bridge station last night where hundreds of passengers claim they were ‘kettled’, with police called to contain the dangerous situation.

Tue, 16:55
John Aguiler-Paez, 37, was convicted at Snaresbrook Crown Court

A waiter is facing years behind bars for raping a girl after he was caught out by a tarot card reading.

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