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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.

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.

A drunk thug who threatened to ‘shank’ a homeless man because he refused to pose sucking a lollipop ‘for Snapchat’ is facing jail.

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.

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.

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.

07:38
Teen victim Alan Cartwright

Detectives have arrested three people in connection with the murder of Alan Cartwright, 15, the teen who was stabbed to death while riding his bike along Caledonian Road, Islington.

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.

[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.

Yesterday, 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.

Yesterday, 16:51
Giorgia is slim and short, with medium-length curly black hair [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Police are growing increasingly concerned about Giorgia Welch-Adesanya, who has been missing for three weeks.

Yesterday, 15:09
Narrow boats line the Regent's Canal in Little Venice (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Winter, be gone! Spring is most definitely on its way and these pictures are sure to get you excited about picnics, strolls and finally mooching outside after months of Vitamin D deficiency.

Yesterday, 13:13
British Transport Police want to speak to this man after a teenager was hit over the head with a glass bottle

A man was having a friendly chat with a group of strangers on a train from London when, without warning, one of them smashed a glass bottle over his head.

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.

Yesterday, 11:41
[Photograph by Bluebella]

Commuters at the newly-refurbished Tottenham Court Road Tube station got a surprise when a gang of underwear models turned the platform into a catwalk.

Yesterday, 10:25
The collapsed house in Collier Row, east London

An investigation is underway after a house collapsed in Collier Row, east London this morning.

Yesterday, 10:16

We previously issued an appeal to help find a missing 17-year-old boy from Kent who was believed to have been in Islington.

Yesterday, 08:47
TfL's first rainbow bus (Pic: TfL)

This rather cheery picture is TfL’s first pride-themed London bus which will be in operation for one year.

Yesterday, 07:37
Police want to talk to this man about the incident

A woman felt something ‘inappropriately touch her’ before hearing heavy breathing on a rush hour Tube between Finchley Road and Baker Street.

Mon, 18:25
Andrew Whitehead, 22, relieved himself onto the head of a London paramedic while she treated a patient in Shoreditch  (Photo by Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

A Shoreditch man laughed as he exposed himself while urinating onto the head of a paramedic and the patient she was treating.

Mon, 17:46
The scaffolding collapsed on to the bus in Peckham (Pic: @GDCharles)

An investigation is underway after scaffolding collapsed onto a double decker bus today in Peckham.

Mon, 15:43
The scene at St Pancras station following the death of a person on the Eurostar track (Pic: @VinnieLo)

There are severe delays and cancellations on the Eurostar today after a person was killed on the tracks in Kent.

Mon, 15:00
Danny Dyer and Katie Hopkins went head to head on Twitter after she trolled him

EastEnders actor and all-round geezer Danny Dyer did not back down when Katie Hopkins started trolling him on Twitter today.

Mon, 13:59
Foxtons are opening in Walthamstow on March 14

Foxtons are due to open their first Walthamstow office in Hoe Street on March 14.

Police are searching for a woman who may have been raped on Caledonian Road Pic: Google

The victim of a serious sexual assault is being sought by police after she fled the scene of the attack in Holloway, north London.

Mon, 12:54
(Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Police have launched a new investigation following reports of racist and abusive behaviour from a group of Chelsea fans on a train from London to Manchester following Sunday’s Capital One Cup victory over Tottenham.

Mon, 12:50
The world's first diesel electric hybrid double decker bus launched in London in 2007. The new purely electric vehicles, which have yet to be ordered, will start running in south London in September (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

London’s first all-electric bus route will start running in south London in September.

Mon, 10:14
'Does this train go to 1945?' [Photograph from Cahoots]

A bar fitted out like old abandoned Tube station will whisk passengers back in time to the Blitz in 1940s Soho when it opens this week.

Mon, 09:25
Jubilee is a real black cat, not just covered in Tube dust [Photograph from BCDH]

A stray cat who lived in Acton Town Tube station has finally found a new home - and it’s not even in Zone 6.

Mon, 08:42
Getting home from a night out might be trickier if the Saturday night strikes go ahead

Members of the RMT union are set to strike on Saturday evening in the latest industrial action over the sacking of a colleague who failed breath alcohol tests.

Mon, 06:53
[Photograph from London Fire Brigade]

A massive blaze wrecked the historic Copperfield Public House on Doggett Road last night.

Mon, 06:18
A police officer in his thirties was stabbed in the shoulder and the head

A man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder after allegedly stabbing a police officer in the head and shoulder.

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Alan Cartwright

The teenager stabbed to death while riding his bike in Islington last night has been named as 15-year-old Alan Cartwright.

Saturday, February 28, 2015
A 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death on Caledonian Road Pic: Google

Teen managed to carry on riding before collapsing - murder investigation launched

Friday, February 27, 2015
A teenager was stabbed in the bottom near the Emirates, minutes before Arsenal's Champions league game against Monaco

Knife attack - just prior to Champions League game - fifth in borough this month

Friday, February 27, 2015
CCTV footage shows when the driver loses control of the black Honda car in Hampton Road

This jaw-dropping footage shows the moment a speeding driver smashes his Honda into five parked cars in a quiet residential street before fleeing.

Friday, February 27, 2015
The job spec says the succesful applicant will have to 'remain calm under pressure' (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images.)

Looking for a new job? Like driving, fan of the Royal Family? Then the perfect role for you might have just come up as the Queen is looking for a new chauffeur.

Friday, February 27, 2015
Bronwyn Saayman and Katie Parrish were last seen together at a McDonald's in Putney on Fenruary 26 (Picture: Met Police)

Police say two missing teenage girls from Hillingdon, who were last seen together at a branch of McDonald’s in Putney, have now been found safe and well.

Friday, February 27, 2015
The Tube worker was sacked beacsue London Underground said her condition was 'too risky' (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

London Underground has been accused of adopting 19th century values after a tube worker was sacked simply because she had epilepsy, according to MPs.

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Andrew Mitchell’s wallet is £80,000 lighter today, and his political reputation is in tatters.

His girlfriend has been charged with intending to pervert the course of justice.

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