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Yesterday, 13:17

The Northern Line may be disrupted on Monday December 1 as RMT members walk out over the sacking of a colleague who failed an alcohol breathalyser test on the job.

Yesterday, 14:07

There are serious traffic delays in Islington today after a pedestrian was knocked down on Popham Road.

Yesterday, 12:04

The A13 was closed near Ferry Lane yesterday as police discovered a dead body in a car.

Yesterday, 10:32
Police are appealing for the identity of this man who they believe can help their investigation [Photographs from British Transport Police]

British Transport Police have released a CCTV appeal after a pensioner was punched in the chest at the ticket barriers at Waterloo.

Yesterday, 08:48
This is a library photo of Dean Road, and none of the people or vehicles pictured are implicated [Photograph from Google StreetView]

Police are hunting a man who has been ‘behaving suspiciously’ whilst half-naked, and who may have tried to follow a female in Richmond.

Yesterday, 08:02
Oxford Street crowds on Black Friday last year (Photo by Dan Dennison/Getty Images)

Police had to attend three London supermarkets for fear that shoppers would get out of control in their scramble for ‘Black Friday’ deals.

Yesterday, 07:43
Fuzz was five and a half when he was attacked. Over a year later, you can still make out the scar under his right eye [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A heroic German Shepherd named Fuzz has won an award for his bravery after a suspect attacked him with a metal bar.

Thu, 15:42
Snaresbrook Crown Court Pic: John Stillwell/PA

A Lithuanian builder who repeatedly slammed his pregnant girlfriend’s head into a brick wall when she refused to have sex with him has been jailed for nine years.

Thu, 15:01
How London Bridge station is expected to look when the regeneration is complete

Major works are being planned over Christmas at London Bridge, the UK’s fourth busiest railway station, so we take at look at how they will affect your journeys.

Thu, 12:55
On Friday, use your reigstered contactless Mastercard instead of an Oyster card to enjoy free travel (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

You can use London public transport for free on Friday November 14 and Friday November 28 - if you use Mastercard.

Thu, 10:54
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Thu, 10:30
Baroness Joanna Shields

Tech City UK and a top London university have just launched the world’s first government-funded online tech school.

Thu, 09:33
(Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Liverpool Street station is experiencing severe disruption after a signal failure stopped trains from using platforms one to 10 this morning.

Thu, 08:19
Mad Frankie Fraser at the Repton Boys Boxing Club in East London.

Notorious East End gangster and rival to the Kray twins ‘Mad’ Frankie Fraser has died in hospital at the age of 90.

Thu, 07:53
Protester chanted against injustice  [Photograph byDaniel Leal-Olivas/PA]

Around 1,000 people took to the streets of London last night in solidarity with protests over the shooting of a young unarmed black man in the American city of Ferguson.

Thu, 07:26
Do you recognise these three men? British Transport Police want to speak to them in connection with the attack [Photograph from British Transport Police]

A man was brutally beaten as he walked with his six-year-old niece through Baker Street Tube station on Saturday September 20.

Wed, 16:53
Mohommod and Hamza Nawaz

Two brothers from Stratford have today become the first people in the country to be jailed for terrorist offences after returning from Syria.

Wed, 16:40
Afterall, who doesn't want to smell like a horse?

Ever felt the desire to smell like muck and sweet animal sweat? You have? Well you’re in luck as a series of horse perfumes have been released onto the market, just in time for Christmas.

Wed, 14:47
The incident happened in Hercules Road, Lambeth (Pic: Google Street View)

The police watchdog is investigating how a man fell to his death in Hercules Road, North Lambeth, after officers forced themselves into a property to arrest him.

Wed, 14:14

Two London Ambulance Service medics had to be taken to hospital themselves this morning after they were assaulted by a patient.

Wed, 13:21
A mock-up of how the world's longest urban trampoline - The Bounceway- will look in central London (Architecture for Humanity)

The world’s longest urban trampoline is set to be built in central London after Boris Johnson gave it the green light along with a raft of other projects designed to improve the city’s streets and public spaces.

Wed, 12:55
Dr Lam Hoe Yeoh pleaded guilty to the charges at Croydon Crown Court [Photograph by Philip Toscano/PA Wire]

Dr Lam Hoe Yeoh, also known as Robin, has been jailed for a string of sick sex crimes including making child porn and filming his patients on the toilet.

Wed, 12:20
(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Pet owners in Twickenham have been warned to be vigilant after a cat was found deliberately hanged on Haggard Road.

Wed, 11:59
Islington came out top whereas Lewisham was voted among the worst London boroughs

The Metro has published a list of London boroughs voted best to worst - by its own staff.

Wed, 11:37
A torrent of water gushes out from underneath collapsed tarmac in Wells Rise

Residents were left wading through a torrent of water over the weekend after a huge water pipe burst, flooding the street and causing the road to collapse.

Wed, 09:58
Ben Purdy, 18, was shot at close range in Mossington Gardens on Monday and later died in hospital [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Two men have been charged with the murder of teenager Ben Purdy who died after he was shot at Mossington Gardens on Monday November 23.

Wed, 09:48
The fatal accident happened at this junction between Commercial Road and Cavell Street on Monday November 24 [Photograph from Google StreetView]

Police have arrested the driver of a car that hit and killed a cyclist in Whitechapel and failed to stop at the scene.

Wed, 08:44
Ayodele Godwin has been missing overnight, raising fears for her health in the cold weather [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Police in Lewisham are appealing for the public’s help in locating a vulnerable woman who went missing on her way home from hospital.

Wed, 08:31
The accident occurred on Wells Way between St George's Way and Albany Road [Photograph from Google StreetView]

A serious crash has closed Wells Way in SE5 between Albany Road and St George’s Way.

Wed, 08:13
Detective Superintendent Gordon Allison with just a small selection of the hundreds of guns handed in, ranging from antiques to modern handguns [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Over 350 firearms, including ‘grandad guns’ and two unusual walking stick guns, have been handed into the Metropolitan Police as part of a weapons amnesty.

Wed, 00:05
The £3 pill is for people who drink more than half a bottle of wine or three pints of beer a night  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

It’s something many Londoners have wished for on a Sunday morning. Now a pill which helps dampen the desire to drink alcohol is available to people who drink half a bottle of wine or three pints a night or more.

Tue, 18:36
The scorched remains of family business Archway Sheet Metals. Picture: London Fire Brigade (@LondonFire)/Twitter

Police this evening confirmed they are treating as “suspicious” the fire that gutted the only factory left preventing Tottenham Hotspur from starting work on its new stadium.

Tue, 12:45
If it's not leaves on the line or the wrong kind of snow...(Pic: Amy Gray)

Greater Anglia passengers travelling from Liverpool Street to Chingford and Bethnal Green were surprised to be told their trains were delayed because of an ‘unusually large passenger’.

Tue, 11:51
The Railway Hotel in Hornchurch

A mum died after eating contaminated turkey in a pub Christmas dinner, which also made 33 diners violently ill, a court has found.

Tue, 10:43
The strange electric force makes your hair stand on end (YouTube)

This video shows a strong electric force outside the Google building near Tottenham Court Road which makes your hair stand on end and feel a pressure in your head if you stand too close.

Tue, 10:28
The steps between the Westfield shopping centre and Stratford train station have been taped off by police[Photograph by @Sallymari]

Stratford station was closed for an hour today after a security alert caused by a suspicious abandoned car.

The blaze on Paxton Road raged for almost three hours [Photograph by @PaulWood1961]

A metalworks near White Hart Lane that has been holding up the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium build has been gutted by a mystery fire this morning.

Tue, 08:20
Mrs Mersadis Lallite, 76, went missing on Monday November 25 on her way to Brixton Hill [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

An elderly woman has gone missing whilst making the two-minute journey home to Brixton Hill from her daughter’s home in Tulse Hill.

Mon, 18:31
The sewer under Whitehall was clogged with tons on awful stuff which had to be pumped out (Picture: Thames Water)

London is blighted by the mighty bulks of congealed fat known as fatbergs, with an estimated 55,000 of them blocking sewers across the city.

Mon, 18:03
All the best views: The stunning picture captured by the Met's helicopter (@MPSinthesky)

We couldn’t resist sharing this incredible picture of London, taken by the Met’s helicopter team @MPSinthesky this afternoon.

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