March 11 2014 Latest news:
Bob Crow, leader of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union, has died of a heart attack today.
A pedestrian who pulled an armed robber off his motorbike as a gang attempted to smash their way into a central London jewellers this afternoon said the experience was “like watching a scene from a Guy Ritchie movie”.
A policeman who repeatedly punched a suspected shoplifter in the head, pulled her by the hair and pinned her down has escaped a jail term after the judge said the victim was ‘no shrinking violet’.
Scotland Yard is appealing for members of the male gay community who have been befriended then robbed while out in Soho to contact them.
A knife-wielding cyclist ‘viciously’ attacked driver after he accidentally knocked him off his bike outside a hospital.
London Underground’s last wooden escalator, dating back to 1947, will carry passengers for the last time today.
An explosion that caused chaos outside a halls of residence while terrified students looked on has been captured on video.
A man pretended to be a railway worker and convinced depot staff to give him metal plates worth £3,000, and even got them to use a forklift truck to help him steal them.
A woman was followed into Shoreditch Park and attacked from behind by a knife-wielding stranger.
Boris Johnson has announced the allocation of £100million of cycling cash to create ‘mini-Hollands’ in Waltham Forest, Enfield and Kingston.
Temperatures will drop back to a more normal spring level this week, forecasters said, after London and other parts of Britain enjoyed their hottest weather of the year yesterday.
Londoners probably know the late union boss for his role orchestrating a 48-hour Tube strike which wrought chaos on the capital last month. Here’s a little more about the working-class hero, who sadly died today at the age of 52.
The biggest indoor go-karting track in Europe has opened in the Docklands to give thrill seekers their very own taste of Formula One.
The Queen has used her Commonwealth Day message to praise the family of nations as a “powerful influence of good for the future”.
Scientists have developed a new blood test that could detect whether or not a person will develop dementia within three years.