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Yesterday, 17:18

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 55-year-old cyclist was left in a critical condition following a ‘serious collision’ involving a van in north east London.

Yesterday, 16:29

A workman working on the Olympic Stadium was rushed to hospital this afternoon after a nasty fall.

Yesterday, 15:22

Gordon Ramsay says his father-in-law ‘faked his signature’ on the lease for the York & Albany pub in Regents Park.

Yesterday, 12:43
Jeremy Vine was stopped by police for 'speeding' on his bike in Hyde Park this morning (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

Presenter Jeremy Vine was given a ticking off by police in Hyde Park this morning after they used a speed gun to clock him going at 16 miles an hour.

Yesterday, 12:15
TfL admit ever increasing passenger numbers is putting pressure on them to make further investment in London’s transport network (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Were you one of the 4,576,000 people who took the London Underground last Friday? If so then you helped make Tube history after TfL revealed it was the busiest day in its 151-year history.

Yesterday, 10:10
Two pranksters hid in the changing room and filmed themselves having an after-hours go on the slides (Picture: Daniel Jarvis)

A pair of YouTube pranksters hid in the changing rooms at a leisure centre until everyone went home and then filmed themselves riding the flumes and skinny dipping in the pools after dark.

Yesterday, 08:16
Teacher Stuart Kerner is alleged to have had sex with the 16-year-old at Bexleyheath Academy in south London (pic: Google Street View)

Stuart Kerner, the school teacher from Bexleyheath who allegedly pursued a secret sex affair with a 16-year-old student told her it was meant to be, a jury has been told.

Yesterday, 07:49
(Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images for Microsoft)

Daredevil street trials rider Danny MacAskill was all in a spin last night as he performed tricks on the Thames at Westminster Pier, with the London Eye as his backdrop.

Yesterday, 17:53
But did he say yes? [Photograph courtesy of the Ritzy]

A woman called Marisa has proposed to her boyfriend Chris on the marquee of Brixton’s Ritzy, and now we want to find out if he said ‘yes’.

Wed, 14:40
Students from across the country take part in a march through the capital to protest against tuition fees, debt and spending cuts (Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire)

Thousands of students from across the country descended on central London to plead with politicians to scrap tuition fees and wipe debts - but the protest was marred by a minority who attacked officers and caused damage to buildings.

Yesterday, 11:32
It's finally time for your winter clothes! (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

London’s weather finally looks set to get cold over the next fortnight, with temperatures forecast to dip to -3C.

Yesterday, 08:55
Craig Charles has left I'm a Celebrity (Andrew Parsons/PA Wire)

Craig Charles has quit I’m A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! after the sudden death of his brother.

Yesterday, 08:45
The church based clinics will test Africans for HIV

Four new HIV testing clinics have been opened in African churches in Southwark, New Cross, Wood Green and Dagenham to combat the high rate the disease among the community.

Yesterday, 16:28
The theft of the collection tin happened at approximately 4pm on Saturday, November 8 in The Parade, Coulsdon Road, Coulsdon (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Police have released CCTV of a man they suspect of being involved in the heartless theft of a Poppy Appeal collection tin from a fish and chip shop in Coulsdon.

Wed, 19:41
[Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Police are appealing to the public to help them find a 16-year-old who went missing from the Wembley area on Saturday November 15.

Wed, 16:01
Pascale Fitzmaurice is wanted by police [Photographs from Metropolitan Police]

Police are hunting for Pascale Fitzmaurice in connection with an unprovoked late-night attack in Soho - and say the public should call 999 if they see him.

Wed, 14:50
A fire has broken out in an ofifce block on Sulivan Road [Photograph from Google StreetView]

A block of offices on Fulham’s Sulivan Road caught fire today.

Wed, 14:31
This brave hound was christened 'Smokey' by firefighters after she woke her owners up and saved them from the blaze [Photograph courtesy of London Fire Brigade]

A brave dog woke her owners to rescue them from a flat fire in Shepherds Bush that saw eight people evacuated.

Wed, 14:27
Weighing in a whopping 12kg - Texas is the fattest cat staff at Battersea have ever seen (Picture: Batterse Dogs and Cats Home)

A giant fat cat has been put on a diet in the run up to Christmas after staff at Battersea said the morbidly obese moggy was the heaviest they had ever seen.

Wed, 13:09
Boris Johnson says he will not make the London Living Wage compulsory (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Boris Johnson said making all business pay the London Living Wage would ‘take the moral aspect out of it’ after a report revealed the move would cost all firms more than £600million.

Wed, 12:01
A picture of one of the 100 tyres targeted in Stamford Hill on Sunday morning (Picture: Shomrim)

Two men have been charged after an anti-semitic tyre slashing spree in Stamford Hill which saw 63 cars targeted.

Wed, 10:39
Romford in east London is Britain's luckiest town

Romford in east London has had more lottery wins of £50,000 or more per head than any area of Britain.

Wed, 08:15
Victoria Station was evacuated (Pic: Ewan Munro)

Victoria Station has reopened after it closed during rush hour due to a fire alarm being set off at Boot’s chemist.

Wed, 07:55
Teacher Stuart Kerner is alleged to have had sex with the 16-year-old at Bexleyheath Academy in south London (pic: Google Street View)

A teacher at Bexleyheath Academy in south London, took a 16-year-old girl’s virginity and had sex with her all over the school, a court has heard.

Tue, 17:23
Police wanrt to speak to these people in connection with 'violent disorder' at the Million Mask March in London(Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Police are appealing to trace 12 suspects in connection with the violent disorder which marred the Million Mask March in London on November 5.

Tue, 11:48
Police seized half a tonne of cannabis in the raid

An Islington man has been charged in connection with the seizure of half a tonne of cannabis.

Tue, 11:01
Sebastian Smith has been jailed for six years after robbing a pregnant woman and two men at Forest Gate station (Picture: British Transport Police/Google Streetview)

A man who robbed a pregnant woman at knife-point, choked a man and stole his phone and threatened to push a passenger down the stairs if he didn’t hand over cash at Forest Gate station has been jailed for six years.

Tue, 10:29
People caught dropping cigarette butts in Wandsworth will be able to swap their fine for a shopping voucher if they kick the habit (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Smokers caught dropping cigarette butts in the street will be offered a £30 shopping voucher if they can kick the habit in a new scheme by a west London council.

Tue, 09:18
The three friends did hardly any training for the mammoth journey (Pic@ YouTube / Chris Lawson)

“Fancy doing London to Paris on a Boris bike?” Graham McLoughlin asked his friend James Greig.

Tue, 08:27
The brawl broke out in Clare Street, near Old Bethnal Green Road (Pic: Google Street View)

Police converged on a gang fight in London’s East End last night when at least 100 youths clashed in the street.

Tue, 07:51
Danny Drake was sentenced to serve a mimimum of 13 years behind bars (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A 16-year-old who admitted stabbing another boy to death in a row over the sale of a £90 bicycle has been sentenced to life in jail.

Mon, 19:31
The magazine's editor says it offers drug addicts a safer route to fund their habit than theft or prostituition (Picture: Illegal!)

A new Big Issue-style magazine has been launched in London to help drug addicts pay for their habit without resorting to theft or prostitution.

Mon, 16:59
Detectives want to speak to this man about the incident at Oxford Circus Tube station (Picture: British Transport Police)

Detectives are appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted as she made her way through Oxford Circus Tube station.

Mon, 15:29
Philip Spence was jailed for a minimum of 18 years at Southwark Crown Court today (Picture: Metropolitan Police/PA Images)

A man who savagely beat three sisters with a hammer as they slept in the Cumberland Hotel has been sentenced to life in prison for a ‘vicious and merciless’ attack.

Mon, 14:05
Lee Smith

An Archway man has been jailed for 32 months after his “appalling and terrifying driving” left a woman severely injured and unable to walk.

Mon, 12:41
Bus driver Murat Yilmaz pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a female passenger (Picture: Metropolitan Police/Getty Images)

A bus driver who sexually assaulted a woman who fell asleep on the top deck of his vehicle after a night out has been jailed for a year.

Mon, 12:11
Gordon Ramsay said the opening of his new London restaurant was 'sabotaged' (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Vegas Uncork'd by Bon Appetit)

Gordon Ramsay has hit out at a rival who made 100 fake bookings for the opening night of his new London restaurant Heddon Street Kitchen.

Mon, 10:10
[Photograph by Anthony Devlin/PA Wire]

The area around the Houses of Parliament was cordoned off this morning due to a police incident.

Mon, 09:23
Five different ambulance crews have been attacked over the last four days (Photo by Alan Chapman/Getty Images)

London’s ambulance crews are being attacked as they try to save lives, with five attacks on paramedics in the last four days alone.

Mon, 07:49
That's when you know you're in trouble... [Image from YouTube]

A daredevil biker got a taste of instant karma when he pulled a wheelie - and got stopped by two City of London Police officers on horses.

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The Labour MP has resigned after posting a photo of a house draped with three Cross of St George flags on the day of the Rochester and Strood by-election.

The club said the reaction following their decision to allow Evans to train had been at an intensity they did not anticipate.

The celebrity chef is embroiled in a bitter dispute over the contract for the lease of one of his restaurants.

The Labour MP has apologised after posting a photo of a house draped with three red-and-white Cross of St George flags on the day of the Rochester and Strood by-election.

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