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Fri, 17:53

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.

Fri, 16:19

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

Fri, 14:55

Over a million people will attend Notting Hill Carnival 2015 over today and tomorrow.

Fri, 12:12
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.

Fri, 11:26
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.

Fri, 11:06
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.

Fri, 09:49
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.

Fri, 08:11
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.

Fri, 07:32
There was an earlier fire alert at Bank

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

Fri, 07:00
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.

Thu, 17:45
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.

Thu, 15:08
Mohammed Hossain (picture: Javier Casado)

A rickshaw driver from Plaistow sexually assaulted a young clubber after offering her a free ride home, a court has heard.

Thu, 13:49
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.

Thu, 11:55
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.

Thu, 11:33
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.

Thu, 08:21
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.

Thu, 08:07
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.

Thu, 07:50
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.

Thu, 07:00
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.

Wed, 18:01
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.

Wed, 17:21
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.

Wed, 11:05
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.

Wed, 10:45
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.

Wed, 09:52
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?

Wed, 08:38
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.

Wed, 08:22
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.

Tue, 19:03
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.

Tue, 18:17
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.

Tue, 16:48
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.

Tue, 16:44
Residents have reported finding decapitated deer bodies

Poachers are stalking deer and shooting them for ‘free meat’ at an east London park, according to reports.

Tue, 15:56
How should the next generation of Boris bikes look? (Photo by Steve Bardens/ Getty Images for Santander)

Santander Boris bikes as we know them could be a thing of the past after TfL issued a tender for their redesign.

Tue, 15:31
The Brew, Coffice

A co-working space in Tech City is perking up the office with a new concept space blending fast connectivity and artisan coffee on demand.

Tue, 15:04
The hoaxer claimed he had left a bomb on the busy Victoria station concourse (Photo: Christine Matthews)

A Walthamstow man dialled 999 with a chilling threat, telling operators he had hidden a bomb on the main concourse of Victoria station.

Tue, 09:31
The TfL offices were evacuated

The Transport for London communications offices have been evacuated.

Tue, 09:00
There are problems across the London transport network this morning

London passengers are facing misery this morning after the entire Jubilee Line was suspended, causing severe overcrowding on the Overground and other Tube lines. Bank station was also closed.

Tue, 07:47
Diafra Sakho of West Ham United (R)  is challenged by Danny Drinkwater of Leicester City (L)  (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

West Ham United star Diafra Sakho has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill and witness intimidation, according to reports.

Mon, 23:22
House at end of Huddleston Close where stabbing of two children and pensioner of 79 took place. The pentioner later died.

A little boy of two stabbed in the stomach was carried in the arms of a policeman to a waiting ambulance from his house where a pensioner thought to be his grandfather was fatally wounded and two other children were injured.

Mon, 17:04
Two full days of Tube strikes were planned for this week (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

The Tube strikes due to take place this week have been called off by all three unions but more action has been announced for September 8 and 10. Unite and RMT unions, with the TSSA expected to follow suit imminently.

Mon, 16:10
Blogger Laila Swann was chosen from 750 hopefuls for the unique job

A young Hampstead woman who beat more than 750 hopefuls to a round-the-world trip picking up the world’s best dating tips has returned from her journey – and has revealed her seven top bits of dating advice.

Mon, 15:22
Police discovered five injured people in Huddleston Close, Bethnal Green (Pic: Google Street View)

A murder investigation is under way after shocking incident in Bethnal Green in which a 79-year-old man was stabbed to death and two children including a toddler were also attacked with a knife.

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