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Yesterday, 14:14

Thousands of people have been evacuated, West End plays have been cancelled, and onlookers are ‘struggling to breathe’ due to an underground electrical fire that is still raging in Holborn.

Yesterday, 17:19

Services between Euston and Tring are up and running again, after an earlier fatality at Hemel Hempstead forced rail bosses to suspend journeys.

Yesterday, 15:18

A pop-up fox café has been cancelled after an outcry from animal rights campaigners.

Yesterday, 13:48
Rancadaore's wife (left) and daughter (right) have pubicly supported him throughout his extradition battle (Pic: Getty Images)

An Italian mafia boss discovered living in Uxbridge has won his extradition battle and can stay in the UK.

Yesterday, 13:12
[Photograph by Matt Alexander/PA Wire]

A six-foot-tall sculpture of Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is going on display at Westfield Stratford City on Good Friday to celebrate Easter and the launch of a new television channel.

Yesterday, 12:04
[Photograph from Police Scotland/PA Wire]

A mountain rescue team is searching for a Londoner who has not been seen in two days.

[Photograph by Tony Hisgett]

If you thought animal-themed businesses were running out of steam, what with the cat cafe, rat cafe, owl bar (and subsequent drama), micropig picnic and fox/hedgehog/squirrel space, you were wrong.

Yesterday, 08:41
Each passenger will be met by their own person greeter  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Taking a train from London Bridge station will be a pleasant experience tonight, operating companies have promised.

Yesterday, 07:29
The woman died in a crash in Penrhyn Road, Kingston, west London (Pic: Google)

A young woman aged in her early 20s died last night after being hit by a car in Penrhyn Road, Kingston.

Yesterday, 07:36
Chinatu Uwalaka-Uko from Tulse Hill is often seen dancing outside Brixton Tube station

Police are growing increasingly concerned for missing Chinatu Uwalaka-Uko from Tulse Hill who is often seen dancing outside Brixton Tube station.

Tue, 16:45
Pictured: not the perfect crime [Photograph by Flixtey/Wikimedia Commons]

An Ilford man has escaped jail after he tried to rob a bookmakers with a tin of fish.

Tue, 16:06
It is vital that 10-year-old Malikhi is found as soon as possible [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

We are pleased to report that Malakhi Chijiutomi-Ghosh, a seriously ill 10-year-old boy who went missing this morning, has been found.

Tue, 13:59
Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett chaired the Lib Dems LGBT group (Pic: Libdems.org.uk)

Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett, the Liberal Democrat candidate for Vauxhall in south London, has revealed his battle with homophobic bullying, drug abuse and HIV.

Tue, 11:34
Artist Marvin Gaye Chetwynd sits in her creation (Pic: Create/Emil Charlaff)

If you missed the pop-up ball pit for adults, don’t worry - there’s a permanent soft play area open at the Abbey Leisure Centre that hopes to prove art can be child’s play.

Tue, 09:51
Chun Man Ho has now been convicted of six different sex offences [Photograph from British Transport Police]

An Edgware man has been jailed after he molested a 15-year-old boy on a crowded District Line train.

Tue, 09:28
British Transport Police would like to speak to woman pictured (Pic: Youtube/Channel Mix)

A woman has been secretly filmed hurling abuse at fellow commuters on the district line.

Tue, 09:18
The Homocide and Major Crime Command unit are investigating

A murder investigation has been launched after a woman’s body was found in a flat in Romily Court off Landridge Road.

Tue, 08:38
We'd give up any hope of having tidy hair for the next week, if we were you [Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images]

The Met Office has issued yellow warnings for strong winds across London, as the run-up to the Easter weekend is expected to be dominated by wintery weather.

Mon, 19:22
Can you guess which politicians make up these coalition lovechildren?

As the election draws near, there’s been lots of talk about another coalition, which got us thinking: What would it look like if Boris Johnson and Ed Miliband had a baby?

Mon, 18:48
Stanley Nathanial Henry has been missing for over a week [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Newham police are appealing to the public to help them find Stanley Nathanial Henry, an 85-year-old man with dementia who hasn’t been seen since Friday March 20.

Mon, 18:04
The hunt is on to find the three knifemen

A cyclist was the victim of a horrific unprovoked attack when he was stabbed five times by a trio of thugs - but still managed to get back on his bike and keep riding.

Mon, 13:59
British Transport Police would like to speak to this woman pictured in the station on CCTV (Pic: British Transport Police)

Police are appealing for information after a deaf homeless woman was physically assaulted at Wanstead tube station over the weekend.

Mon, 13:54
Black cab David Perry, 'abused position of trust' when preying on sleeping  passengers

Police fears pervert may have preyed on more victims during 25-year cabbie career

Mon, 13:42
Police want to speak to this woman after an assault on the 118 bus to Brixton [Images from Metropolitan Police]

Police have issued CCTV images after a woman was beaten and kicked in a row aboard a night bus on New Year’s Day.

Mon, 13:01
Vistors to Stevie the Fox can spend up to an hour with the animals (Pic: Getty Images)

Baby squirrels, hedgehogs and badgers will be joining the foxes at the Stevie the Fox pop-up when it launches next month, organisers have confirmed.

Mon, 12:46
A tree fell on a house in Lambourne Road, Chigwell. Picture: Ryan Battles/@battles1

People had to be evacuated from their homes yesterday after the high winds sent a tree smashing into the roof of a house.

Mon, 09:59
Police believe the attack took place behind the Surbiton KFC, on the Electric Parade (Pic: Google Maps)

Police are appealing for information after two men were seriously injured near a KFC in Surbiton.

Mon, 08:46
The five-and-a-half-week general election campaign kicks off today (Pic: Getty Images)

The general election campaign kicked off this morning with David Cameron warning voters they face a “stark choice” after five years of coalition government.

Sunday, March 29, 2015
The incident took place on London Bridge in the early hours of the morning [Photograph by Burge5000]

Police are appelaing for witnesses after a woman was left seriously injured when she was hit by a night bus on London Bridge - and the driver failed to stop.

Sunday, March 29, 2015
The incident took place on this street in Newham [Image from Google StreetView]

A man in his twenties has been charged with murder after a man died at a house at East Ham on Saturday night.

Friday, March 27, 2015
The app has rapidly become both widespread and controversial [Photo by Sergi Alexander/Getty Images for SOBEWFF]

The fate of the popular car-booking app hangs in the balance as TfL asks the High Court to decide if it is operating illegally in the capital.

Friday, March 27, 2015
The news means at least nine girls travelled to, or wanted to travel to, Syria after attending the coeducational academy [Image from Google StreetView]

The High Court has banned five teenage girls from travelling abroad after they expressed an interest in going to Syria – just weeks after three of their schoolmates left to join the Islamic State.

Friday, March 27, 2015
The lights inside the clockface will be switched off, so Londoners don't get freaked out by the shadows of people moving within [Colin/Wikimedia]

The clocks go forward at 1am this Sunday. It’s brilliant: we won’t have a super grumpy work morning and we are officially closer to summer.

Friday, March 27, 2015

We previously ran an appeal asking the public to report any sightings of Joshua Packman, a young man who was receiving treatment at a mental health unit in Enfield.

Friday, March 27, 2015
The roof of the double deck bus was torn off by the impact of the collision (Pic: Twitter/David Marsh)

Eleven children were injured when the roof of the double decker bus they were travelling in was ripped off after crashing into a bridge, ambulance services have confirmed.

Friday, March 27, 2015
McDonagh has been jailed for four years [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A conman has been jailed for locking a 90-year-old man in his basement in order to burgle his Fulham home.

Friday, March 27, 2015
Instagram user @avecsans took this picture of one of the satirical signs

Don’t worry - these signs going up in Islington and other parts of the city aren’t real, just cheeky spoofs.

Friday, March 27, 2015
The royal couple met Baroness Lawrence before looking round the centre (Pic: Getty Images)

Prince William and his wife Kate have visited the Stephen Lawrence Centre as one of their last public appearances before the Duchess gives birth to their second child.

Friday, March 27, 2015
Do you know this man? [Photograph from British Transport Police]

Police are hunting a thug who attacked a 17-year-old boy with half a brick on a train journey from Crystal Palace to East Dulwich - then snatched a man’s phone in West Norwood station.

Friday, March 27, 2015
Kboard

Thought phone buttons were hard work? Now people who can’t be bothered to use a touchscreen either can streamline their conversations with a new app.

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