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A serial rapist who sexually assaulted five women as young as 19 and as old as 75 in a sick crime spree across east London has been locked up for life.

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One of the crashed cars found near Ferry Lane, Rainham

People will be killed if street racers keep performing illegal late night stunts in front of hundreds of onlookers at an industrial estate, police have warned.

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A hit-and-run collision in Forest Gate has left a man in his fifties unable to use his right arm.

Yesterday, 11:58
Should Ken hoist his rucksack on his shoulders and walk on out? (Picture: PA Images)

Ken Livingstone, former Mayor of London, has been suspended from the Labour party after he made comments about Hitler, Zionism and ‘the Israel lobby’ on the radio this morning.

Yesterday, 18:30
Michael Porter, of Fuller Road, Dagenham, was yesterday handed a suspended prison sentence for four counts of animal cruelty

A man has avoided jail after he was found guilty of attacking a dog with a machete.

Yesterday, 16:09
Tsvetomir Georgiev exposed himself to women on many Tube trains (Picture: BTP)

A ‘persistent pervert’ travelled around the London Underground ‘targeting lone women’ - engaging the women in conversation before ‘touching himself inappropriately’ in front of them, inciting ‘considerable fear’.

Yesterday, 11:51
The Evening Standard publishs around 900,000 copies a day in the capital  (Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

The Evening Standard’s London mayoral coverage is “consistently and overwhelmingly” biased in favour of Zac Goldsmith, giving him both more and more positive coverage than his Labour rival Sadiq Khan, according to a study by Goldsmiths University academics.

Yesterday, 10:03
The capital has been experiencing some stormy weather  (Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

At least three planes are thought to have been struck as lightning forked through the skies over the capital.

Yesterday, 08:53
British Transport Police think this man could have vital information (Photo: BTP)

Police are hunting a pervert who stalked a woman even when she changed trains.

Yesterday, 07:58
Abdul Nahar has been described as a risk to others and himself (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Police have warned that a man who has gone missing from a secure mental health unit “could pose a threat”.

Yesterday, 07:57
(Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

South West trains to and from Waterloo station are facing delays of up to 20 minutes this morning - and some services have been cancelled altogether.

Yesterday, 15:28
(Photo: Salaffina Dore, University of Westminster Students’ Union)

We never thought we’d miss exams, but we might be persuaded to resit our finals if we were as lucky as students at the University of Westminster, who this week got to play with cute baby animals.

Yesterday, 14:43
Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner from the Movement for Reform Judaism has said she doesn't think MP Naz Shah is anti-Semtiic

Rabbi Laura Janner Klausner welcomed Naz Shah into her home last week for an interfaith feast for Passover - and this morning said that she would like to take the suspended Labour MP to Israel.

Yesterday, 17:26
Londoners should expect a windy bank holiday weekend (Picture: PA Images)

Although Londoners might catch a glimpse of sunshine on Saturday, rain and strong winds are set to blight Sunday and bank holiday Monday in the capital.

Steve, left, being presented with his NVQ in steam train driving by manager Mark Appleford Picture: c2c

The friend of a c2c train driver who died on Monday after 24 years based at East Ham EMU Depot praised him as a “railway man through and through”.

Wed, 16:24
Lee Harris is the CISTA candidate for the London Mayoral Election 2016. He advocates legalising cannabis and setting up marijuana cafes in the capital (Picture: London24)

“One love!” is the catchprase of the hippy, ‘head shop’ owning, 79-year-old CISTA candidate for London Mayor. London24 talks legalisation, munchies and more with counterculture legend Lee Harris.

Wed, 15:38
Maxine Benson stabbed Alfie Stone in the heart (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

A woman has been found guilty of stabbing a 18-year-old boy to death outside a Tesco Express in Ickenham, west London, because she thought he had eaten her pasta.

Wed, 14:09
The shootings took place in Hilltop Avenue, left, and Kingsbury Road (Pic: Google)

Warring gangs are believed to behind a violent-fuelled weekend which saw four people injured in two double shootings in Brent.

Wed, 13:34
There have been no definitive sightings of 14-year-old Kian Marshall since Saturday April 9 (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Police are urging the public to help them find a 14-year-old boy who was reported missing from Lewisham two weeks ago.

Wed, 09:42
A standard Saturday night off Kingsland Road

A real wicker man is going to be burned before a screening of the 1970s cult classic at a pagan-inspired village fete in Dalston.

Wed, 08:47
Delightful (Photo: Generation Rent/Tumblr)

Londoners are sharing their housing horror stories today to highlight the insane housing costs in the capital.

Wed, 08:09
Would you get up and get down? (Photo: YouTube)

After the sad news of Prince’s death, one Londoner decided to commemorate the music legend in the best way possible - busting out some very cool dance moves on the Underground.

Tue, 17:26
Main stage at the Wireless Festival in Finsbury Park in 2015

Finsbury Park campaigners have hit back after the director of this year’s Wireless Festival branded them “nimbys” as they launched legal action to get the festival banned.

Tue, 17:07
Getting a mortgage as a couple is 'more of a commitment' than having a child together for Londoners (Picture: PA Images)

Apparently getting a joint mortgage in London’s horrifically overheated housing market is a massive stepping stone for young couples.

c2c train driver Steve Jones, who was based in East Ham, died at Barking Station on Monday night

The train driver who died in his cab while on duty at Barking station on Monday night has been named as Steve Jones.

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