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A man who was shot dead by police in Enfield after allegedly wielding a firearm in a block of flats has been named as James Fox.

Detectives are looking for the man in this CCTV picture after a man was viciously attacked with a belt on Brick Lane.

One of the world’s biggest arms fairs is coming to the ExCel centre in east London later this month, and more than 1,000 protestors are already planning to oppose it.

Flowers and tributes left at Bank junction where a cyclist suffered a  fatal collision with a HGV earlier this year (Photo: Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has today announced a whole raft of new safety measures designed to protect cyclists and pedestrians from heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) and said the Safer Lorry Scheme could go even further, and stop them from taking dangerous left turns.

Trains to and from Waterloo could be delayed by up to half an hour (Picture: Carl Court/Getty)

South West trains may be delayed, cancelled or disrupted after a person was hit by a train between Twickenham and Feltham this morning.

All lines from London Bridge via Greenwich are blocked (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Southeastern trains to and from London Bridge via Greenwich are at a standstill due to signalling problems this morning.

The victim was attacked at a home on Shrewsbury Road (Photo: Goolge StreetView)

A murder investigation is underway after a man was killed in a fight at a home in Shrewsbury Hill yesterday.

(Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)

Officers were attacked with knives, bottles and even teeth at Notting Hill Carnival yesterday - but overall, there were fewer arrests than last year.

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There’s just one month left to vote for your favourite London transport ‘Design Icons’. The ubiquitous black cab, original Tube map and iconic Roundel are currently leading the race among the 100-strong shortlist which also includes Covent Garden station’s exterior, Cycle Hire bikes, and Wapping Tunnel.

Yesterday, 19:53
A man was shot dead by police at Picardy House in Cedar Road in Barnet (Photo: Google StreetView)

A man was shot dead by police at Picardy House in Cedar Road last night.

Yesterday, 19:06
Officers were out in force at the annual Notting Hill Carnival (Photo: Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)

A 19-year-old man is being treated in hospital for life-threatening injuries after he was stabbed at Notting Hill Carnival, Scotland Yard has said.

Missing Rafael Gomes is Portuguese and aged just 13 (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find Rafael Gomes, a 13-year-old boy who has not been seen since yesterday evening.

Sunday, August 30, 2015
Thre women were injured in the incident - one is fighting for her life

A 20-year-old woman is fighting for her life in hospital after she and two other young women were in collision with a car.

Friday, August 28, 2015
She was playing with her family in Hanworth Park when she was hit by the pellet that could have killed her (Photo: Google StreetView)

The little girl was running from her mother to her grandfather in Hanworth Park when they heard a loud noise like an air rifle shot.

Police say she could have been killed.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Jeremy Corbyn.

A disposable coffee cup used by Jeremy Corbyn as sold in an online auction for £51.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Police are investigating a rape in Park Road on Sunday

A crime scene has been set up after a woman reported being raped in Muswell Hill in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Dodgy disguise: The men robbed the pawnbrokers dressed all in black

Two men who dressed in burkas to rob a pawnbrokers in Brixton’s famous Atlantic Road have been jailed for 20 years.

Friday, August 28, 2015
On second thoughts, just stay at home

We know you’re eager to make the most of the long weekend, so check out our guide to avoid spending it stuck in traffic or at the train station as you try to get around London.

Friday, August 28, 2015
A Game of Thrones White Walker would not stand for any Tube strike

From the inspirational to the downright bonkers, here are 23 things you’d only see in London.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Coral Knockton with son Oscar and Amanda Stone with son Jake at the college

Stunned east London college students are dumfounded after discovering they all failed their IT course – having been told they had passed, some even with distinctions.

Friday, August 28, 2015
There was an earlier fire alert at Bank

Bank and Monument stations have reopened after flooding caused them to close.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Arina

Demystifying the process of growing companies securing funding from investors and lenders is the aim of the first event of its kind in the UK.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
London's wealthiest have their pick of traditional townhouse mansions and mult-million pound luxury apartments  (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

The number of millionaires in London has increased by 48 per cent in five years to 191,000 - more than the combined millionaire population of Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Northern England. The Barclays UK Prosperity Map, issued today, shows there are now 715,000 millionaires living in Britain compared with 508,000 in 2010. Meanwhile there are record numbers of children living in poverty across the city.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
If you recognise this man, please call  police on 101 and give them reference number 174543 (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Shocking CCTV footage has been released of a pub brawl which left a man needing stitches after he was glassed on the head.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
The kaleidoscope brightened up London's Southbank (Picture by @marmaladestudio)

A giant kaleidoscope has brightened up London’s Southbank this morning on an otherwise dull and dreary day.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Parents were shocked to find their schools closed without notice

Schools were put on lockdown in a ‘siege’ which also saw shops run out of basic stock like bread and milk.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
The delays and cancellations are affecting services into Liverpool Street

There are delays and cancelled trains on the Overground between Enfield Town, Cheshunt, Chingford and Liverpool Street this morning due to signalling problems.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Robert Andrews spent 30 years with the Met (Picture: Edward Smith)

A former Met police officer who arranged to meet a man claiming to be only 14-year-old on the gay social media app Grindr was caught out by a vigilante group calling itself The Paedophile Squad.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
The house at the end of Huddleston Close

A man has been charged with the murder of his 79-year-old father at his home in Bethnal Green and the attempted murder of two children, including a toddler.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
David Wood

A recent City University graduate, who died after being trapped under a bus in Farringdon, had secured his “dream job” the day before the accident.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The suspect refused to leave his parked car (Photo: Brixton Bonbon)

A bewildered crowd watch dozens of police officers and eight squad cars amass on Brixton’s Ferndale Road yesterday to arrest one man.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Police were called to the scene

A murder investigation is underway in Hackney after a man died outside a block of flats in Digby Road this morning.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Summer is returning for the bank holiday (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Heavy rain will continue to batter Britain, but London is set for a warm and sunny bank holiday weekend.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The eponymous craft beer is not always brewed in the capital (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

If there’s two things London foodies are obsessed with, it’s craft beer and local products, so it’s a surprise to learn that a drink that is named after London and boasts of being “the quintessential English lager” is sometimes brewed in Europe.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Would you like to see women-only train carriages? Would it be safer? (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Labour leadership hopeful Jeremy Corbyn has said he’d consult women to see if they want female-only carriages on trains. British Transport Police’s latest figures suggest a sexual offences have risen to all-time high and London24 frequently runs appeals to help catch culprits who harass and attack women on our travel network. What do you think?

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The hunt is on to find this man following the theft

Smiling and talking to passersby this man caught on CCTV appears to be collecting his bicycle following a workout at a gym in Willesden.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Police released images of the man

The man involved in an incident in which a cyclist was pushed into traffic in Whitechapel has attended a police station.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
The victim was beaten up outside this department store in the early hours of the morning (Photo: Google StreetView)

Scotland Yard has released shocking CCTV footage of a man being brutally assaulted as he walked down Greenhill Way in Harrow.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
model boating pond and grass snake

A snake on the roof of a mosque and a cat trapped in a drainpipe are just two bizarre animal rescues that Camden firefighters have been involved in.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
The event aims to counteract the stigma around striptease and celebrate the art of pole-dancers and strippers (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

A stripping festival could be coming to Shoreditch – but the dancers need your help.

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