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Yesterday, 18:32

A young DJ had been dead for as long as five days before his body was found in his Hackney studio, an inquest heard.

Yesterday, 08:25

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 28-year-old man collapsed in the street in Camden and died in hospital two days later.

Yesterday, 16:35

IKEA are bringing a pop-up breakfast in bed cafe to Shoreditch - and it’s completely free!

Yesterday, 16:29
(Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

After a three-year restoration, the first ever cinema to display a moving image created by the Lumiere brothers has re-opened to the public. Known as the ‘birthplace of cinema’ the refurbished Regent Street Cinema will be the only one in the UK to show all moving image media, from 16 and 35mm to Super 8 and 4K digital film.

Yesterday, 14:55
RAF flight sergeant Frans Bekker accidentally fractured a woman's back when he fell off of a Holborn escalator during a prank [Nick Ansell/PA Wire]

An RAF flight sergeant broke a stranger’s back whilst performing a dare in Holborn Tube station, a court heard.

Yesterday, 12:43
Robert Lashley had already been sent to prison for an earlier rape, and police fear he may have attacked many more women [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A sick sexual predator who followed an elderly woman back to her flat and raped her may have attacked other women, police fear.

Yesterday, 11:11
(Picture by Stuart Rock)

These shocking pictures show the aftermath of yesterday’s high winds as an Aston Martin sports car was crushed underneath a giant tree in Islington.

Yesterday, 09:32
Revellers in fancy dress take part in the London Pride Parade

Who is your pride hero? Stephen Fry, Drew Barrymore or Harvey Milk? Maybe it’s Freddie Mercury, Marlene Dietrich, Nelson Mandela, or Billie Jean King?

Yesterday, 12:00
Emily Thornberry, MP for Islington South and Finsbury

Anonymous leaflet urges Tory supporters to vote for Lib Dems to prevent Labour retaining their seat in the south of the borough.

Yesterday, 11:31
A Greater Anglia train

A person has died after being hit by a train this morning at Harold Wood station.

Yesterday, 11:15

On April 28, we issued an appeal to help find a 17-year-old girl and her 17-month-old baby daughter who had been missing from Thornton Heath since April 20,

Yesterday, 10:29
The identical twins behind the Cereal Killer Cafe are hosting a 'breakfast rave'

In something that might have stretched even Nathan Barley’s imagination, now comes the marriage of the cereal cafe and the ‘breakfast rave’.

Yesterday, 09:31
Departure boards at Waterloo [Photograph by David McLelland]

A signalling problem at London Waterloo is causing delays of up to 40 minutes, which are expected to last until at least 2pm.

Yesterday, 08:04
RUN-DMC performing on stage.  According to a new scientific study the pinnacle of popular music evolution was the emergence of Hip Hop.

The pinnacle of popular music evolution was the emergence of Hip Hop, music scientists from London have discovered.

Tue, 17:58

Buses around Manor Park Road and Tavistock Road in Harlesden are on diversion this evening after a woman suffered a head injury.

Tue, 17:08
Ola Raji died from a single gunshot wound [Photo by Metropolitan Police]

The occupants of a black BMW who were parked near the murder scene of 21-year-old Ola Raji in Peckham two weeks ago are being sought by police who think they may hold vital information about the killing.

Tue, 13:09
The vehicle hit a bridge in Grosvenor Road (Pic: Google)

There are delays and cancellations to Southern trains in and out of London Victoria station after a vehicle hit a bridge in Grosvenor Road.

Tue, 11:35
(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

A group of football fans on a train from Euston to Stoke are wanted by police after they shouted abuse at fellow travellers - including a young boy in a wheelchair.

Tue, 11:20
Finsbury Park Tube (Pic: Sunil060902 (CC))

A person was killed after being hit by a Victoria Line train at Finsbury Park this morning.

Tue, 10:55
It's just controlled falling, really isn't it? [Image from YouTube]

If you’ve ever watched diving on the television and thought “well, that looks easy, this video is for you”.

Tue, 08:58
[Image from Google StreetView]

Stockwell Road and Brixton Road have reopened after a man on a roof was talked down by police.

Tue, 07:24
Robert Gurling

Romford man Robert Gurling has abducted his three-year-old son from his foster parents, and police need the public’s help to find the pair.

Tue, 06:55
Queensway's lifts were replaced in 2006 [Photograph by Billy Hicks]

Queensway Underground station is shut while Transport for London fix faulty lifts.

Tue, 06:24
Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward [Photo by Oli Scaff/Getty Images]

A teenage boy is seriously ill in hospital after he was stabbed in a fight in Murillo Road on Sunday night.

Mon, 18:17
The hotel on Park Lane is popular with supermodels and celebrities (Photo by Mark Robert Milan/Getty Images)

Two men have been arrested after a third man was found dead in the five-star Dorchester hotel in circumstances that police are calling ‘unexplained’.

Mon, 17:35
The baby Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Princess of Cambridge [Photograph by John Stillwell/PA Wire]

The royal baby’s name has been announced as Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, incorporating the names of her grandmother and great-grandmother on William’s side.

Saturday, May 2, 2015
Royal fans celebrate outside the Lindo Wing entrance at St Mary's Hospital after reports from Kensington Palace announced the born of a baby girl (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA)

The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a girl - with mother and baby both doing well, Kensington Palace has announced.

Friday, May 1, 2015
The Canalway Cavalcade is returning to Litte Venice.

It’s May, which is everyone’s favourite month because there are two bank holidays, all in the space of four weeks.

Friday, May 1, 2015
Michelle Thomas wants to hear about your wildest, weirdest and most heart-warming stories.

A writer is paying Londoners £1 to share their life anecdotes in her quest to create a book featuring the most incredible tales.

Friday, May 1, 2015
The new roof garden at Crossrail's station in Canary Wharf. Pic: Foster + Partners

A tropical roof garden has opened to the public as part of a new Crossrail station at Canary Wharf.

Friday, May 1, 2015
Benson Igbokwe. Pic: Met Police

A man has been jailed after he held a gun at point-blank range at a manager of a Knightsbridge boutique store in an attempted kidnap.

Friday, May 1, 2015
Jessica Ellis and Tom Hankin are the brother and sister team behind Ambam

Looking for something extra special from shops on your local high street? Then try new social network Ambam, created especially for Londoners.

Friday, May 1, 2015
Gulam Chowdhury has been sentenced to life in jail

The man who killed his love rival by stabbing him 20 times with a large kitchen knife has been sentenced to life behind bars.

Friday, May 1, 2015
An animal limb has been left on top of a bus shelter in Clapham. Pic: Riz Wasti

Bus passengers in Clapham have a bone to pick with whoever left a rotting goat leg to fester away on top of a bus stop.

Friday, May 1, 2015
The annual May Day March on May 1, 2013 in London, England.

The annual May Day march and rally will take place at 12pm today across central London.

Friday, May 1, 2015
Police have released an image of a man who allegedly exposed himself to a teenager in a Burger King restaurant.

Police have released an image of a man who allegedly exposed himself to a 16-year-old girl in a Burger King restaurant in west London.

Friday, May 1, 2015
Nur Nordin owned some of the most extreme child pornography police had ever seen - and a life-siized mannequin of a little boy [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

An international student at Imperial College London has been jailed for possessing “some of the most extreme images that have ever been seen” by child sex abuse officers.

Friday, May 1, 2015
There are severe delays on the Victoria Line

A broken-down train has caused disruption on the Victoria Line, with severe delays affecting Brixton, Stockwell, Vauxhall, Pimlico and Victoria.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
[Photograph by Rupert Deering]

Four fire engines and 20 fire fighters are tackling a blaze in a shop on Commercial Street, near Aldgate East and Old Spitalfields Market.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
A swastika daubed on a poster promoting Simon Marcus.

Conservatives in Hampstead and Kilburn are calling in the police over anti-Semitic graffiti found daubed on posters promoting parliamentary candidate Simon Marcus in Queen’s Park.

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