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Holloway Prison is to close, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne said this afternoon.


Twenty one coffins will be laid outside the headquarters of TfL in a protest by campaign group Stop Killing Cyclists on Friday, to symbolise the deaths of riders on London’s road in the past two years.


A 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a man while travelling on the 423 bus route along Bath Road, Hounslow.

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A man has been arrested os suspicion of stabbing a 16-year-old boy near Havering College.

A West Ham fan was stabbed on Sunday

The West Ham fan stabbed before Sunday’s match against Tottenham has been released from hospital, the club has confirmed.

The robbers threaten a female shop worker with a sword and machete in Mitcham

This shocking CCTV footage shows teenage robbers wielding a machete and sword threatening a female shop worker in Mitcham, south London.

A lorry caught fire on the A12 near Chelmsford causing delays for London-bound drivers (Picture: Google Street View)

A lorry has caught fire on the A12 at Chelmsford causing long delays for London drivers.

Yesterday, 16:53
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A 16-year-old boy has been taken to an east London hospital after “suffering a stab wound” police have said.

Knife crime is on the rise in the capital (Picture: PA Images)

The 17-year-old boy murdered in a north London street last night is the fourteenth teenager to be stabbed to death in London in 2015, amid a ‘disturbing’ increase in knife crime in the capital.

Yesterday, 12:04
Police, fire and ambulance crews attended after a person was hit by a train near Ealing Broadway (Picture: @chezgals/Twitter)

A person was killed by a train near Ealing Broadway this morning, suspending train lines and causing hour-long delays in and out of Paddington Station.

Yesterday, 11:35
Marta Ligman, 23, may have been alive when she was stuffed into the suitcase and thrown into the canal (Picture: Facebook)

A forklift truck driver has been found guilty of murdering his girlfriend, Marta Ligman, who may have been alive when she was stuffed into a suitcase and thrown into the Grand Union Canal.

Yesterday, 09:59
Efes snooker hall in Dalston is turning into Fun House for one night only

Legendary Dalston snooker hall Efes is taking a giant retro step into the past by turning into Pat Sharp’s Fun House for one night only this Friday.

Yesterday, 16:00
Council tenants at Anglian House in Barking, are still unable to drink water from the tap

Police are investigating fears that the water supply to a housing block has been contaminated.

Yesterday, 15:59
A Londoner hoping for a fun family day at Winter Wonderland was charged £3,731 for parking (Picture: Manish Wadhwani/ NCP)

A great £5 parking deal in Portland Square turned into a nightmare for one family when the dad was charged £3,731 instead, maxing out his credit card and leaving him to borrow money from his sister.

Yesterday, 08:30
The boy was stabbed to death near Caledonian Road Tube station in Islington (Pic: Google Street View)

A teenage boy was stabbed to death in Yoke Close, off North Road, Holloway, last night.

Yesterday, 08:07
Police want to talk to this man after female and male bus drivers were punched

A thug who punched a female and male bus driver because he lost his phone is wanted by police.

Yesterday, 07:42
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An arsonist thought to have struck twice in Walthamstow yesterday morning is being hunted by police, who have issued a warning to the public to be extra vigilant for their own safety.

Mon, 17:01
110kg of ivory - including raw elephant tusks - was seized by border police at Heathrow (Picture: Border Police)

In one of the largest ivory-smuggling busts ever, Border Force officers have seized over 100kg of the material which ‘represents dead elephants’ at Heathrow Airport, including whole raw tusks.

Mon, 13:43
Two bodies have been found in an upmarket street in Kensington (Picture: Street View)

A woman’s body was discovered inside a North Kensington house and man’s found dead in the street outside when police were called to an upmarket area on Friday.

Mon, 11:28
Delicious coffee AND doing good? We're sold! (Photo: Change Please/Big Issue)

The Big Issue - a charity magazine that gives homeless people jobs as vendors - is today opening eight coffee carts across the capital to help people into work, and keep London caffeinated.

Mon, 10:42
Police believe this man is one of the assailants and are very keen to identify him (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

This CCTV footage shows men running away from the scene of a brutal stabbing in Thornton Heath that police are treating as attempted murder.

Mon, 09:49
The fire took place in Villiers Street, which runs up the side of Charing Cross station (Photo: @LondonFire)

The Villiers Street exit from Charing Cross station is closed this morning after four fire engines were called in to tackle a blaze.

Mon, 09:14
Court artist sketch from earlier this month showing Carl Wood, William Lincoln, Jon Harbinson and Hugh Doyle  (Elizabeth Cook/PA Wire)

The trial of four men accused of stealing jewels worth millions of pounds from a vault in London’s Hatton Garden begins today.

Mon, 08:00
London Fire Brigade have to rescuer more than two Londoners every day from loos  (Photo: Nadine Hutton /Getty Images)

London Fire Brigade has revealed that it rescues more than two people a day who are stuck in washrooms.

Mon, 07:12
Overground trains at Barking Station are affected (Photo: David Mirzoeff)

The London Overground is experiencing severe delays this morning between Barking and Gospel Oak due to a faulty train at Barking.





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