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A predator sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl in broad daylight as she waited for a bus on Brixton Road, police said.

New London app OLIO lets you share surplus food in your kitchen with neighbours and get delicious cupcakes, salads and dishes in return - almost all for free. London24 spoke to founder Tessa Cook about the app and the ideology behind it.

Yesterday, 16:30

More than 2,000 party goers descended on a warehouse for an illegal rave which ended with a woman being taken to hospital.

Not fun: Part of the Victoria Line will closed in August and the rest of the line extremely busy

The top part of the Victoria Line will be closed for most of August, with no service between Seven Sisters and Walthamstow Central, and a reduced service on the rest of the line. Here’s everything you need to know about the closure.

Yesterday, 18:46
Lead singer Shane McGowan of The Pogues at the Highgate launch of the band's branded whisky

Celtic punk band The Pogues have launched their own brand of Irish whiskey at lead singer Shane McGowan’s favourite Highgate bar.

Yesterday, 18:22
Police would like to speak to this man (Picture: British Transport Police)

A 63-year-old was left with a bleeding nose and spit on his face after an argument with a man he bumped into on a Baker Street Tube station escalator, British Transport Police (BTP) said.

Warren White, 14, is missing from Southwark (Picture: Met Police)

Warren White, 14, has not been home since Sunday July 26 and was last seen in Bermondsey.

Lord Sewel resigns from the House of Lords (Picture: PA Images)

Lord Sewel has quit the House of Lords after video footage emerged of him allegedly taking cocaine with two prostitutes in his London flat, even snorting a line off one woman’s breasts.

Yesterday, 17:03
Londoners will now be able to summon chilled champagne to their doors in 10 minutes (Picture: Gett)

Champagne, sir? London’s bubbly fans can now get the luxury beverage delivered to their doors within 10 minutes - with one catch.

Yesterday, 17:00

A leading tech boss has called for more action to get girls interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects at school and for Tech City to become more multicultural.

Yesterday, 14:32
The innocent man was attacked by a gang of men on Tower Bridge

This shocking video shows a gang of around 12 hooded thugs attacking an innocent man on Tower Bridge in an unprovoked ‘vicious’ assault.

Yesterday, 12:22
Commuters face heavy traffic (Picture: PA Images)

Drivers are stuck in three-hour queues in some places due to a collision that has caused chaos on the M25, A2 Dursley Road and the northbound approach of the Blackwall Tunnel.

Yesterday, 12:15
Police believe this man can help with their enquiries (Picture: Met Police)

The hunt is on for a pervert who sexually assaulted a woman on a Hackney bus as it drove near Shoreditch Town Hall.

Yesterday, 12:11
A huge fight broke out at Woolwich Tesco Extra in south-east London (Picture: Google Street View)

This shocking video shows a late night mass brawl between shoppers at Woolwich Tesco over the weekend.

Yesterday, 11:05
The driver's shocking injuries (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

A black cab driver was left unconscious and covered in blood after he asked his passengers to pay a standard clean-up fee for being sick in his taxi.

Yesterday, 10:18
Devoted dog owners Paula, Gary and Gary take turns to sleep in their white Ford estate

An east London family have spent a month taking turns to sleep in their car – because their SIX “evicted” dogs are living in it.

Yesterday, 09:34
Secret Garden Party

Festival-goers at Secret Garden Party were asked if they heard a woman screaming in the night after an alleged rape at the arts and music festival.

Yesterday, 09:16
Forecast for tomorrow: Bad hair day (Photo: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

If you were planning on camping for your summer holiday, think again: The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning that covers not just London but Wales, the west Midlands, the south-east and the south-west, so there’s no escape.

Yesterday, 08:30
Traders and residents demonstrate  against the Dog Parlour coming to South End Green. Picture: Nigel Sutton

A veterinary surgeon has joined arms with residents furious over plans to open Hampstead’s next dog spa – saying it could threaten the lives of asthmatics and lead to the high street being blasted with dog hair and skin.

Yesterday, 07:59
Euston station

Rush hour delays of up to 20 minutes are expected past 8am due to over-running engineering works between Watford Junction and Harrow & Wealdstone,

Yesterday, 06:12
The hearing took place in the Family Division of the High Court (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Three girls aged 12, nine and six have been made the subject of a landmark court order to protect them from being ‘cut’.

Sunday, July 26, 2015
Police were called to the scene

An 18-year-old who died of a heart attack after a party where he is thought to have taken laughing gas at a party has been named in reports as Ally Calvert.

Friday, July 24, 2015
The suspect stole items worth over £6000 (Picture: City of London Police)

A man walked into a City consulting firm behind a staff member before stealing £6418 worth of company and personal tech, City of London police said.

Friday, July 24, 2015
Commons Speaker John Bercow spent nearly £400 on a chauffeur-driven journey to speak about restoring reputation after the expenses scandal (Picture: PA Images)

Commons Speaker John Bercow took a chauffeur-driven car to a conference 0.7 miles from Parliament which cost the taxpayer a staggering £172.

Friday, July 24, 2015
Doubletree Hilton Hotel is in John Islip Street (Pic credit: Google streetview)

An accounts assistant from Harlesden stole more than £33,000 from his employers to fuel his gambling addiction, a court heard today.

Friday, July 24, 2015
Police later issued this CCTV image of a man they wanted to speak to in connection with the incident in an appeal to trace the alleged attacker

Two female police officers have been disciplined for refusing to arrest a woman’s alleged attacker minutes after she was sexually assaulted on a bus in Kentish Town.

Friday, July 24, 2015
UBER rolled out free Walls ice cream around the world today (Picture: Jonny Garratt)

Uber cars are roaming London today delivering Walls’ frozen delights to (not so warm) Londoners as part of an international PR stunt.

Friday, July 24, 2015
The overturned van (picture: George Cooper/@GeorgeCoops85)

Emergency services rushed to Stratford High Street at 9,35pm to a vehicle on its side.

Friday, July 24, 2015
Teenagers watch on as the sky fills with thick black smoke. Picture: James Whitelock

Rebellious students who set fire to their books on the last day of school inadvertently wiped out the power in 135,000 buildings, we can reveal.

Friday, July 24, 2015

A woman aged 82 died yesterday after she was hit by a lorry at the junction of Banister Road and Chamberlayne Road in Kensal Rise.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Nick Brett was charged £310 for a £2 Santander Cycle journey (Picture: PA Images)

An east Londoner today discovered he was charged over £300 by TfL for a 15 minute Boris bike ride, London24 reports.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Fleet Primary School. Picture: Nigel Sutton

A counter-terrorism agency has intervened at a Hampstead primary school where a child was deemed at risk of being drawn into Islamic extremism.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
London is set to experience torrential downpours and strong winds from tomorrow (Picture: PA Images)

Torrential rain and gale force winds will hit London tomorrow, bringing the dry, sunny July the capital has been experiencing to an end.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
A Met Police officer has been shot in Feltham while detaining a 15-year-old (Picture: Met Police)

A woman who hung around Euston station approaching young children has been arrested on suspicion of child abduction, police said.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
A signalling problem is causing delays at Waterloo (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

South West Trains services to and from Waterloo are experiencing delays of up to 15 minutes - or not calling at the terminus at all.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Abdul Cadir Ussene, 67, died after drinking the toxic fluid at Wembley Central mosque

A devout Muslim man collapsed in front of horrified worshippers at a Wembley mosque after drinking a toxic substance shortly after the start of Ramadan breakfast prayers.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Kirk Wynter has been found guilty of attempted murder (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

A Stoke Newington man who tried to kill a sex worker by setting fire to her hair and stabbing her is facing jail after he was snared due to his scorpion tattoo - and DNA from a puddle of sick he left at the scene of the horrific crime.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Ecstasy is at its highest level of use in 10 years (DEA)

The proportion of young people taking ecstasy has soared to the highest level for more than a decade, official figures have shown.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Police at the scene in Shepperton Road. Pic: John Stillwell/PA Wire

A man shot dead by police after taking his ex-girlfriend hostage at knife-point and screaming “one of us will die tonight” may not have known he was surrounded by armed officers and at risk of being shot, an inquest has heard.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
The man died at the junction of Hornchurch Road and Albany Road (Photo: Google StreetView)

Police are appealing for the driver of a black BMW 3 series to come forward as they believe the car was involved in a fatal collision that killed a man early this morning.