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Yesterday, 17:24

Clubbers across the globe are breathing a sigh of relief now that Farringdon superclub Fabric has been allowed to stay open.

Yesterday, 17:31

Three 18-year-olds have been jailed for their part in a “wicked and unnecessary” axe and knife attack reminiscent of The Shining. An unnamed 17-year-old was cleared of involvement.

Yesterday, 12:12

A woman stabbed to death outside her home in west London was allegedly locked in a bitter dispute over a shared driveway with her neighbour, who has been arrested on suspicion of her murder.

Yesterday, 10:47
Police believe this woman can help in their investigation [Photograph from BTP]

Police want to speak to the woman in this photograph after a 23-year-old man was subjected to a ‘prolonged verbal tirade’ by a woman on the Metropolitan Line.

Yesterday, 10:44
The £175m bridge has been approved by Boris Johnson (Picture: Arup)

Boris Johnson has given the go-ahead the controversial £175million Garden Bridge over the Thames claiming it will be ‘a stunning oasis of tranquillity in the heart of our city’.

Yesterday, 08:38
TfL's 'amazing' new equipment for preventing delays, behold; THE STICK! (Picture: TfL/Twitter)

There is nothing quite so annoying as delays on Tube journeys - so it’s good to know TfL are sparing no expense with a new hi-tech gadget to help tackle disruption...wait a minute, that’s just a stick.

Yesterday, 12:40
The Met have released images of 12 people wanted over burglaries and violent offences (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Images of 12 of London’s most wanted have been released by the Met as it launches a Christmas crackdown on evasive suspects.

Yesterday, 10:35
George Alexander Pikounius is charged with two counts of attempted abduction.

A Wood Green man will be spending the festive period behind bars after being charged with the attempted abduction of two teenage schoolgirls.

Yesterday, 09:29
The 'Ho Ho Honut', the stuff of Christmas nightmares

Right, that’s it, Christmas is cancelled - a ‘festive’ doughnut featuring the flavours of turkey and all the trimmings and filled with gravy has been created, and it looks horrific.

Thu, 16:40
A thousand simultaneous kisses meant that Borough Market could be lit by the power of love [Photograph from Borough Market]

To celebrate Borough Market’s 1,000th Christmas, a thousand couples were invited to pucker up under a thousand bunches of mistletoe - and generated enough electricity to switch on the Christmas lights!

Thu, 13:30
Police believe this man has information that can help them in their enquiries [Photographs from British Transport Police]

Police are appealing to the public to help them catch a pervert who struck on trains travelling through Hackney Downs and Walthamstow, and believe the man in these pictures can help them.

Thu, 13:04
Police believe the deaths of three young boys could be linked to a Westminster paedophile ring

The Met are investigating the alleged murder of three young boys which they believe are linked to a Westminster paedophile ring which operated in Pimlico during the late 1970s and early 80s.

Thu, 12:46
Michael Hall, 71, is missing with his dog Suki

Missing pensioner Michael Hall, 71, who has Alzheimer’s has not been seen since yesterday morning at around when he left his Croydon home with his little dog Suki.

Thu, 11:52
Dame Vivienne Westwood accompanied by a sinister-looking Santa Claus [Photograph by Nick Ansell/PA Wire]

In a bizarre scene, fashion designer Vivienne Westwood tried to deliver a Christmas present of potentially deadly asbestos to the prime minister at Number 10 Downing Street today.

Thu, 10:50
Nariman Gharib took this photo of passengers evaucating from Archway station

Hundreds of passengers were evacuated from Archway Underground station after ‘smoke’ was seen billowing out of the tunnel this morning.

Thu, 09:37
Mohamed Ali may be deported back to Holland after his release [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A man who cruelly pretended to befriend a Christmas reveller so he could rob him of over £8,000 has been jailed.

Thu, 09:22
Fabric club in Charterhouse Street

One of the most famous clubs in the world faces closure after a spate of drug-related deaths on the premises.

Wed, 15:21
The Metropolitan Police said McKoy hit his partner in the head with a hammer at least 17 times [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A Hackney man has been found guilty of battering his ex-partner to death with a hammer and slashing his baby daughter’s throat – whilst her elder daughter overheard the horrific events on the phone.

Wed, 14:41
Will the Queen abdicate on Christmas Day? (Photo by Danny Lawson - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Bookmakers Coral have suspended bets on the Queen abdicating on Christmas Day after a flurry of flutters.

Wed, 12:27
Do you recognise this man? British Transport Police want to speak to him [Photograph from BTP]

British Transport Police want to speak the man in this photo after a woman was sexually assaulted as she slept on a train between Liverpool Street and Witham.

Wed, 12:00
Lisley Deeble who was the victim of a robbery at her home in South Close. The robber was wearing a Royal Mail outfit and pushed in through the door (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

When a robber dressed as a postman pushed in through her front door, raised a hammer and told her to “shush”, all Lisley Deeble could think of was the safety of her two-year-old granddaughter who was in the house with her.

Wed, 11:51
Cockroaches behind refrigeration units

Cockroaches, mice droppings, hobs covered in fat and food left to cool next to bags of rubbish are some of the findings that prompted environmental health officers to shut down this filthy Chinese take-away kitchen.

Wed, 11:41
The incident has caused severe disruption to Central Line trains to and from Liverpool Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

A man has been killed by a train at Leyton Underground station.

Wed, 11:00
Anton Page estate agents, which suffred a ram raid on Monday night

A late night smash and grab was foiled when Good Samaritan neighbours used unusual tactics to scare the thieves away.

Wed, 10:18
The fatal collision took place at this junction between Ferry Lane and Mill Mead Road [Photograph from Google StreetView]

A man was killed in a collision between his motorcycle and a car on Ferry Lane last night at around 7.45pm.

Wed, 09:24
The attack took place in the bin area (Picture: Google Streetview)

A man has been charged with the rape of a 17-year-old girl in Binsey Walk on Tuesday December 9.

Wed, 09:03
Aravindan Balakrishnan has been charged with 25 offences including four counts of rape (Picture: ITV News)

Aravindan Balakrishnan, a Maoist activist who was arrested in Lambeth in November 2013, appeared in court today for 25 offences, including rape, child cruelty, and false imprisonment over 33 years.

Tue, 20:16
Christopher John Barry died on Sunday evening [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A 13-year-old boy has appeared in court today accused of stabbing a man to death in Edmonton on Sunday evening.

Tue, 19:52
MP Eric Joyce denies that he is

MP Eric Joyce has been charged with two counts of common assault and one count of criminal damage.

Tue, 19:42
[Image by LapseLondon]

It took 40 photographers to put together this video - but they managed it in just one day.

Tue, 17:37
[Photograph from City of London Police]

City of London Police have released an image of man wanted for two incidents of indecent exposure on London buses.

Tue, 11:38
Actor John Hurt (Picture: Brock Elbank)

A pogonophile’s dream: A new photography exhibition dedicated to facial fuzz of all kinds is set to open at Somerset House, proving 2014’s love for the beard is not over yet.

Tue, 11:15
A man in a Santa costume, as in this library photo, is rumoured to be approaching children (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Concerns that a man dressed as Santa Claus is attempting to abduct children in Havering are being investigated by police

Tue, 10:02
Congestion on commuter trains into London could be eased by double-decker trains
 (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

To ease overcrowding on some of the busiest rail routes into London plans are underway to introduce double-decker trains.

Tue, 08:06
Sahra Hossain has not been seen since December 11 at her home in Ilford (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Police in Redbridge are appealing for the public’s help in locating missing 16-year-old girl Sahra Hossain from Ilford, not seen since Thursday, December 11.

Tue, 07:56
Officers have released an image of a man they wish to speak with following a sexual assault at London Bridge Underground station (Picture: British Transport Police)

An appeal has been launched after a woman was subjected to a ‘serious sexual assault’ as she walked through London Bridge Tube station.

Mon, 19:01
BlackRock director Jonathan Paul Burrows was caught by inspectors at Cannon Street station last year (Picture: Google Streetview)

A City worker who dodged train fares of more than £40,000 by systematically failing to buy the right ticket has been struck off from working in the financial services industry.

Mon, 16:24
The Green Sea Turtle, named Greedy Boris, is fed with sprouts at London Aquarium (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

If you dread sitting down at the table for Christmas dinner and seeing a mound of sprouts in front of you - then there’s a very hungry turtle who would happily take them of your plate.

Mon, 14:17
Six men appeared in court on terror charges in London this morning (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Six men appeared in court this morning charged with Syria-related terrorism and fraud offences after arrests by officers at addresses across London and at Dover.

Mon, 13:59
The Soho Theatre was fined today after a stage manager was left paralysed in a fall from a balcony at th West End venue (Picture: Google Streetview)

The Soho Theatre has been has been fined £20,000 after a stage manager was left paralysed after falling though a ‘Juliet balcony’ on to the stage below.

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