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A woman has been arrested following the discovery of three dead children at the address in New Malden (Picture: Steve Parsons/PA Wire)

Three children found dead in New Malden

The bodies of three children believed to be suffering from life-limiting genetic disorders were discovered in a house in New Malden last night.

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Older names like Ned, Alfred, Millicent and Audrey are finally back on top according to a new survey (Picture: Danny Lawson/PA)

Parents plump for old names like Millicent and Audrey

A third of new parents in London chose an ‘Old English’ name for their babies this year, bucking trends by using names last in fashion up to 800 years ago.

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Doctors thought Sanaa Sheikh had bleeding on the brain after her skull was cracked in the hit and run

Woman left unable to move after Dagenham hit and run

A 25-year-old has been left unable to move or eat after a hit and run driver knocked her down on a zebra crossing in Dagenham, cracking her skull and causing multiple fractures.

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James Osborne receiving his commendation today (Picture: Metropolitan Police/Facebook)

Boy commended for helping catch Orpington graveyard rapist

A 14-year-old boy who helped catch a rapist who savagely attacked a woman at knifepoint in an Orpington graveyard has been commended by the Met.

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Spectators watch as runners cross Tower Bridge during the Virgin London Marathon last year

London Marathon 2015 ballot closed but why not run a different one?

Entries for the London Marathon 2015 shut in record time today after thousands of people applied to run the race.

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There was reportedly a high police presence. Pic by Andy Gardner.

Police and rain deter pro-cannabis revellers at Hyde Park’s 420 Day

420 Day, the pro-cannabis rally held in Hyde Park on Easter Sunday, was blighted by a strong police presence and heavy rain that stopped it topping last year’s event.

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The man was spotted taking his ducks for a walk in Peckham. Picture by @_SamJacob.

Man takes ducks for walk...outside Peckham KFC

It was just another average Easter Monday walk for this man, spotted taking his DUCKS for a walk in the aptly-named Peckham...and past KFC, no less!

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The bench at Oakleigh Park has been rendered virtually useless after the fence was put in on the platform (Picture via Imgur user rupert9bear)

‘Ridiculous’ fence blocks bench at Oakleigh Park train station

Sitting down as you wait for a train at Oakleigh Park station has been made considerably more difficult by a rather intrusive fence.

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There were three more murders in London last year than in 2012/13 (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Crime in London by numbers as Met releases latest annual figures

The Met is focussing on an overall reduction in crime in London but after the release of figures for the last 12 months it’s clear there’s much more to it than that. Here we break down the important numbers:

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London has five of the healthiest areas but also has the highest outstanding mortgages (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for lululemon athletica)

London has England’s healthiest areas but highest mortgages

A study of areas by their postcode has identified characteristics such as the lowest crime rates, most married couples and best for health.

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(Picture: David Bailey / PA Wire)

Gun salutes for Queen’s 88th birthday

Traditional gun salutes will mark the Queen’s 88th birthday today.

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Feast of St George. Pic by James O'Jenkins.

Crowds celebrate Feast of St George in London’s Trafalgar Square

Thousands celebrated the Feast of St George in Trafalgar Square today where organisers promised “traditional English fare and free fun for everyone”.

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The coffin of Peaches Geldof, the daughter of Sir Bob Geldof, arrives at his home ahead of her funeral service at St Mary Magdalene and St Lawrence Church in Davington, near Faversham, Kent. (Gareth Fuller/PA Wire)

Peaches Geldof funeral held today as celebrities say their goodbyes

The funeral of Peaches Geldof was attended by a host of celebrity mourners including Kate Moss, Bill Wyman and Nick Grimshaw who gathered to say their goodbyes to the television and model at a church in Kent today.

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Oxendon Street in the West End, where the attack happened (Picture: Google Street View)

West End attack leaves man, 24, fighting for life in hospital

A man is fighting for his life in hospital after being violently attacked in the early hours of the morning on a busy West End street while out with family and friends.

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The image before Prince Charles' face was pixelated (Picture: Almeida Theatre)

Prince Charles play Tube ad censored ‘to avoid offence’

A poster depicting a gagged Prince Charles to promote a controversial new play on at Islington’s Almeida Theatre has been censored on the London Underground network.

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