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A woman from Newham was beaten so badly aboard a busy train at Canning Town that her teeth were broken and her lip was cut.

An Ecuadorian studying at King’s College London sat next to the sleeping victim on the N13, put his hand down her jeans then led her off the bus and raped her in his Hampstead home.

The new sculpture playground is Brutalist - it is based on concrete playgrounds from the 1950s and 60s - but is made from reconstituted foam.

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The attack happened on Saturday on the canal towpath between Camden High Street and Kentish Town Road. Picture: GoogleStreetview

A homeless man has suffered a fractured skull and loss of hearing after being beaten by a man wielding a log in Camden.

Yesterday, 16:30
Two new train strikes are planned for June 4 and June 9  (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

Network Rail workers are to stage two strikes next month after a new pay offer was rejected.

[Photograph by Louise Holly]

All trains via Tulse Hill have been cancelled due to a bridge strike, affecting journeys to London Bridge, West Croydon, Peckham Rye, Herne Hill, Streatham and Crystal Palace.

Officers from Trident Gang Command are investigating

Police are hunting a gunman who shot a man near a children’s playground in Brent as part as part of a suspected gang attack on Wednesday.

Yesterday, 07:38
Police hold a man, during the anti-austerity protest in Whitehall, as protesters mark their opposition to measures set out in the Queen's Speech, following the State Opening of Parliament.

Five people were arrested in London last night after thousands of anti-austerity protesters marched against austerity measures by the Conservative government following the State Opening of Parliament.

Yesterday, 17:44
One More Time, 2015, by Royal Academician Cornelia Parker for Terrace Wires at St Pancras International station, co-presented by HS1 Ltd. and the Royal Academy of Arts [Tim Whitby, Getty Images]

Millions of commuters at St Pancras might be a bit confused but definitely won’t need a watch thanks to a new sculpture by Cornelia Parker.

Yesterday, 17:20
(Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

A London artist has started a campaign for an anti-Margaret Thatcher museum in an attempt to “reclaim” her legacy from “sycophants” like David Cameron and Tony Blair.

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The cyclist was hit by a lorry in Denmark Hill

A female cyclist has died after being struck by a lorry on Denmark Hill, south London.

Yesterday, 08:44
If you know this man, please contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016, quoting T/B6 of 27/05/2015

Police want to speak to a “man in orange trousers” after a Southall man was headbutted so viciously in a rush hour altercation at Ealing Broadway that he had to be taken to hospital.

Yesterday, 08:12
Friends paid tribute Joe Walker at the spot where he was killed

A teenage boy has been given a 12-month-detention order for his part in the death of Joe Walker, a 17-year-old from Stroud Green who was killed in a road crash last October.

Wed, 16:18
(Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

We’re constantly reminded Britain is a nation of overweight couch potatoes but for once this might actually help our planet.

Wed, 16:15
Residents fear the water filled whole has exposed them to sewage  (Pic credit: Nathalie Raffray)

Kingsbury residents who were left without water for almost 12 hours following a burst pipe and a pavement collapse yesterday now fear they may be exposed to raw sewage.

Wed, 15:53

Police are looking for a toddler seen wandering along a busy road in Beckton.

Wed, 15:06
Former MP for Falkirk Joyce has been in trouble with the law before [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Former MP Eric Joyce has avoided jail after attacking two teenagers in an ‘entirely unacceptable’ assault in a Chalk Farm shop.

Wed, 13:15
Pic: [Archant]

TfL have released statistics analysing crime on London Transport in the year to March. In 2014/15 sexual offences reported to TfL rose by 35% on 2013/14.

Wed, 12:31
The capital saw a protest two weeks ago after the Tories were elected (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

As the Queen’s Speech marks the official formation of the Conservative government, anti-austerity protesters are planning to hold a demonstration in Trafalgar Square at 5pm this evening.

Wed, 11:20

TfL said officers would patrol trains and all 144 stations set to remain open overnight.

A new play chronicles the shocking story of sex predator Savile

‘Were there people in showbusiness who knew he was ‘dodgy’? Absolutely’

Wed, 09:15
Those footmen look awfully young. At their age, we just had a paper-round...  [Photo by ROTA/Getty Images]

If you love the Royals, we’ve got lots of great pictures of the Queen here, and even a few of Prince Philip.

Wed, 07:59

A 13-year old girl was raped by a man after meeting him the day before in Camden.

Wed, 07:50
[Photograph by Rept0n1x/Wikimedia Commons]

Chiltern Railways trains to and from London Marylebone are experiencing delays and cancellations this morning due to signalling problems.

Tue, 19:00
[CDC/Janice Haney Carr]

Abellio Greater Anglia is to spend £30m cleaning its trains after customers sent in photos of flea bites they claim were received on board AGA services .

Tue, 18:02
[Photograph by Tristan Newkey-Burden]

A vulnerable 16-year-old girl who went missing with a 51-year-old man has been found after more than a week.

Tue, 17:32
[Photo Emmanuel Valentine]

Twitter was flooded with photos of the tyre-high rushing brown water.

Tue, 16:52
Southeastern trains are unable to travel from London Victoria to Lewisham at present [Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images]

Southeastern services cannot run between London Victoria and Lewisham this evening due to signalling problems.

Tue, 15:23
[Photograph from the Met Police]

Two men forged Transport for London (TfL) private hire licences to illegally operate as minicab drivers.

An artist's impression of how the slide will look

Although the ArcelorMittal Orbit tower is a pretty distinctive site in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Londoners haven’t really taken it into their hearts in the same way we have Tower Bridge, the Gherikin, or even the Shard - but that could be about to change with plans to turn it into a giant helter-skelter.

Tue, 14:54
Conference on how start ups can make the most of collaborating with corporates

Start-ups were advised to be confident and know their worth when doing business with bigger companies at a conference about how they could effectively collaborate with larger corporates.

Tue, 13:51
(Picture:: PA)

A man was caught touching himself while standing close to women at London Bridge Underground station.

Tue, 10:27
Black cab drivers have been staging protests against regulator Tfl since last summer [Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images]

London’s black cab drivers are holding a second protest to raise awareness of “dangers to public safety” at 2pm today.

Tue, 10:24
Paragon Road

Police are appealing for witnesses after two men were injured following a shooting in Homerton.

Tue, 09:05
The song is about Muswell Hill in north London

Is this the most irritating song written about a London area? We think it might be.

Tue, 08:00
Traders claim human faeces are being dumped among the waste (Pic credit: Adam Thomas)

Human poo is among the waste being dumped by flytippers who are targeting a derelict shop in Kingsbury, local shopkeepers are claim.

Tue, 07:46
Studio 338 in Greenwich

Police were forced to shut down a night at Studio 338 club in Greenwich after a double stabbing over the bank holiday.

Tue, 07:11
A rainy London Southbank (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Children looking to celebrate the half-term holiday by playing in the sunshine may be forced into a change of plans after forecasters predicted a gloomy few days.

Mon, 20:34
The video shows a crowd confronting immigration officers

A video has emerged of a crowd confronting immigration officials in Peckham.

Mon, 19:48
Taffazul Hoque was last seen on  Friday May 22

Police are growing increasingly concerned for missing autistic man Taffazul Hoque who suffers from epilepsy.

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