London

Friday, September 13, 2019

Friday, September 13, 2019

Police investigate third fatal attack in Camden in one week

Police investigate third fatal attack in Camden in one week

Police have appealed for witnesses after a fatal stabbing in Camden, the third incident in the London borough in the space of a week.

Monday, September 2, 2019

Monday, September 2, 2019

Stabbing death at south London Tube station

Stabbing death at south London Tube station

Police have launched a murder investigation after a 24-year-old man was stabbed to death at an Underground station.

Black cab rapist John Worboys disputes date of attack

Black cab rapist John Worboys disputes date of attack

A victim of the serial rapist has been forced to give evidence in court due to a dispute over the date of the assault.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Footballer jailed for violent New Year’s Eve attack on woman

Footballer jailed for violent New Year’s Eve attack on woman

Andrew Akingbaje has received a 32 month prison sentence for assaulting a woman outside a London club on New Year's Eve.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Murder witness: Teen victim screamed ‘help me’ moments before death

Murder witness: Teen victim screamed ‘help me’ moments before death

A 16-year-old boy who was stabbed to death in north-west London was being chased by three men with machetes, according to a witness.

Police officer charged with assault at pro-Brexit rally

Police officer charged with assault at pro-Brexit rally

A police officer has been stood down after he was charged with assault at a London rally staged by ‘yellow vest’ pro-Brexit activists.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Police medic attacked at Tommy Robinson protest

Police medic attacked at Tommy Robinson protest

The Metropolitan Police are looking to speak to two men in connection with an assault on a police medic during a Tommy Robinson protest.

Friday, August 2, 2019

Friday, August 2, 2019

New footage released in north London stabbing case

New footage released in north London stabbing case

Police have released new footage of the getaway car believed to have been driven by those who stabbed and killed a man in north London.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Hunt for attacker who fractured soldier's skull

Hunt for attacker who fractured soldier's skull

Police are urgently searching for a man who assaulted a uniformed soldier, fracturing his skull.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Only three per cent of London rape cases lead to conviction

Only three per cent of London rape cases lead to conviction

The London Rape Review sparked calls for long-term government investment and more legal support for rape victims in the city.

Four injured in south London gas explosion

Four injured in south London gas explosion

Authorities are investigating the scene in Garratt Lane, Wandsworth where four people were injured in a suspected gas explosion.

Monday, July 29, 2019

Monday, July 29, 2019

Warehouse worker threatened with gun during robbery

Warehouse worker threatened with gun during robbery

CCTV footage has been released of a warehouse worker being tied to a chair and held at gunpoint during a robbery.

Police investigate Gay Pride ‘hate crime’

Police investigate Gay Pride ‘hate crime’

Police are investigating after a Muslim woman in a niqab hurled abuse at Gay Pride marchers in Walthamstow at the weekend.

Friday, July 26, 2019

Friday, July 26, 2019

Gang jailed for smuggling crack cocaine and heroin

Gang members jailed for smuggling crack cocaine and heroin

A group of 16 gang members have been sentenced to a total of 61 years in jail for smuggling Class A drugs in south-east England.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Sadiq Khan overrules plans for 'Tulip' skyscraper

Sadiq Khan overrules plans for 'Tulip' skyscraper

The London Mayor has rejected plans for a new tower dubbed the 'Tulip' that would have become the second-tallest building in western Europe.

Monday, July 15, 2019

Monday, July 15, 2019

Police hunt London rape suspect

Police hunt London rape suspect

Detectives have released footage of a man sought in connection with a series of rapes in north-east London.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Police release image of man in connection with sexual assaults

Police release image of man in connection with sexual assaults

Met Police have released an image of a man as part of investigations into two serious sexual assaults in north-east London.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Monday, June 24, 2019

Man who pushed ex-eurotunnel boss on to Tube track jailed for life

Man who pushed ex-eurotunnel boss on to Tube track jailed for life

Man who pushed ex-eurotunnel boss on to Tube track jailed for life

A man who pushed a former Eurotunnel boss on to the tracks of the London Underground has been jailed for life with a minimum of 12 years.

Friday, June 21, 2019

Friday, June 21, 2019

Wimbledon prowler victim: ‘Nothing will make me feel safe again’

Wimbledon prowler victim: ‘Nothing will make me feel safe again’

Victims of a serial burglar who targeted the London suburb of Wimbledon say they have been left “constantly suspicious”.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Sadiq Khan announces car-free day in London

Sadiq Khan announces car-free day in London

Sadiq Khan announces car-free day in London

Sadiq Khan has announced that he will close 20 kilometres of roads in the capital city as part of a car-free day.

John Worboys faces life in jail after admitting four more attacks

John Worboys faces life in jail after admitting four more attacks

John Worboys faces life in jail after admitting four more attacks

Black cab rapist John Worboys is facing life in jail after admitting to four more attacks on women.

Speedboat killer loses appeal against manslaughter conviction

Speedboat killer loses appeal against manslaughter conviction

Speedboat killer loses appeal against manslaughter conviction

Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd has lost a Court of Appeal challenge against his conviction for the manslaughter of Charlotte Brown.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

London suffers fifth killing in six days after triple stabbing

Fifth man killed in London in six days after triple stabbing

Fifth man killed in London in six days after triple stabbing

A man has died following a triple stabbing in north London - the fifth killing in the capital in six days.

Monday, June 17, 2019

Monday, June 17, 2019

Gangsters who created threatening videos jailed for 26 years

Gangsters jailed for 26 years for weapons offences

Gangsters jailed for 26 years for weapons offences

Two members of an east London gang found in possession of weapons have been jailed for a total of 26 years.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Friday, June 7, 2019

Arrests made after 'homophobic' attack on gay couple

Arrests made after 'homophobic' attack on gay couple

Arrests have been made after a gay couple were attacked on a London bus, the Metropolitan Police have said. 

Monday, June 3, 2019

Monday, June 3, 2019

Jack Shepherd: Appeal date set over speedboat death conviction

Jack Shepherd: Appeal date set over speedboat death conviction

Jack Shepherd: Appeal date set over speedboat death conviction

Jack Shepherd, who was jailed over the speedboat death of Charlotte Brown, has had a date set for his challenge against his manslaughter conviction.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Dawn Butler to John Cleese: 'How does it feel to be an immigrant?'

Dawn Butler to John Cleese: 'How does it feel to be an immigrant?'

Comedian John Cleese is “trying to defend the indefensible”, according to Labour MP Dawn Butler.

John Cleese says comments on London ‘culturalist’ not racist

John Cleese says comments on London ‘culturalist’ not racist

Comedian John Cleese has defended his comments about London, arguing they were "culturalist" rather than racist.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Suspected unexploded device revealed to be giant bauble

Suspected 'unexploded device' found to be giant bauble

Suspected 'unexploded device' found to be giant bauble

The Metropolitan Police have revealed that a suspected unexploded device, which washed up on shore in east London, was actually a "giant glittery Christmas bauble".

John Cleese sparks debate after claim London not an ‘English city’

John Cleese sparks debate after claim London not an ‘English city’

John Cleese sparks debate after claim London not an ‘English city’

John Cleese has caused a stir online after claiming London is no longer an “English city".

Monday, May 20, 2019

Monday, May 20, 2019

London Bridge victim ‘used skateboard to fight terrorist’

London Bridge victim ‘used skateboard to fight terrorist’

London Bridge victim ‘used skateboard to fight terrorist’

A Spanish banker used his skateboard to fight off a London Bridge terrorist who looked “like the devil”, an inquest has heard.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Two jailed over knife-point robbery and child abuse images

Two jailed over knife-point robbery and child abuse images

Two jailed over knife-point robbery and child abuse images

Two men were jailed on Tuesday for committing a knife-point robbery against a woman and her teenage daughter.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

London Bridge inquest: Victim told fiancé ‘I love you’ moments before attack

London Bridge inquest: Victim told fiancé ‘I love you’ moments before attack

London Bridge inquest: Victim told fiancé ‘I love you’

A young woman kissed her fiancé and told him "I love you" moments before she was struck by a van, the inquest into the London Bridge terror attack has heard.

CCTV facial recognition ‘is a threat to freedom’

CCTV facial recognition ‘is a threat to freedom’

CCTV facial recognition ‘is a threat to freedom’

The legal officer of Big Brother Watch has described facial recognition software being used by police as “a threat to freedom”.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Banksy’s Extinction Rebellion piece ‘could be worth £1m’

Banksy’s Extinction Rebellion piece ‘could be worth £1m’

Banksy’s Extinction Rebellion piece ‘could be worth £1m’

An artwork that has appeared in Marble Arch, London could be worth more than £1 million, according to a Banksy expert.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

XR protests put climate 'crisis' at centre of media agenda

XR protests put climate 'crisis' at centre of media agenda

XR protests put climate 'crisis' at centre of media agenda

A climate change activist has said that the Extinction Rebellion protests have put the “crisis of climate breakdown at the heart of the media agenda”.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019

‘We have to do more than signing petitions’ to stop climate change

‘We have to do more than signing petitions’ to stop climate change

‘We have to do more than signing petitions’ to stop climate change

The chief executive of Friends of the Earth has said that he supports the Extinction Rebellion protests in London because people “have to do more than just signing petitions” to stop climate change.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Climate change activists to ‘voluntarily end’ London protests

Climate change activists to ‘voluntarily end’ London protests

Climate change activists to ‘voluntarily end’ London protests

Climate change activists will end their demonstrations in central London after days of protests.

Residents of 'Grenfell-style' blocks heading for financial ruin

Residents of 'Grenfell-style' blocks heading for financial ruin

Residents of 'Grenfell-style' blocks heading for financial ruin

Residents of high-rise tower blocks are accusing the government of letting them fall towards bankruptcy by doing nothing to remove flammable cladding.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Police

Police boss 'disappointed' by dancing officers at climate protest

Police boss 'disappointed' by dancing officers at climate protest

Dancing police officers at last night’s climate change protest in London have left their boss feeling "disappointed".

David Davies: Climate protests stop people ‘earning daily crust’

Climate protests stopping people ‘earning daily crust’

Climate protests stopping people ‘earning daily crust’

Conservative MP David Davies has said that the climate change protests in London are stopping people from getting into London and “earning a daily crust”.

Crossrail opening ‘might be delayed until 2021’

Crossrail opening ‘might be delayed until 2021’

Crossrail opening ‘might be delayed until 2021’

Crossrail might not open to passengers until 2021, more than two years after services were originally due to commence, it has been reported.

Rogue traders jailed after scamming elderly victims

Rogue traders jailed after scamming elderly victims

Rogue traders jailed after scamming elderly victims

Two rogue traders have been jailed after scamming elderly victims into paying for unnecessary repairs.

Extinction Rebellion: 340 arrests as climate protest continues

Extinction Rebellion: 340 arrests as climate protest continues

Extinction Rebellion: 340 arrests as climate protest continues

​​​​​​​Londoners face a fourth day of disruption as environmental protesters vow to maintain roadblocks across the capital despite over 300 arrests.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Man found guilty of attacking four officers after fake 999 call

Student guilty of knife attack on police after fake 999 call

Student guilty of knife attack on police after fake 999 call

A university drop-out has been found guilty of a knife attack on four police officers after they responded to a fake 999 call. 

XR

Climate change protesters disrupt London's DLR services

Climate change protesters disrupt London's DLR services

Activists from Extinction Rebellion are staging a protest on the Docklands Light Railway in London today.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Teenager killed in St Paul’s Cathedral fall named

Teenager killed in St Paul’s Cathedral fall named

Teenager killed in St Paul’s Cathedral fall named

A university student who fell to his death from a gallery at St Paul’s Cathedral has been remembered as “beautiful and talented”.

Climate protesters are ‘ordinary people who need to be heard’

Climate protesters are ‘ordinary people who need to be heard’

Climate protesters are ‘ordinary people who need to be heard’

The deputy leader of the Green Party has said that environmental protesters, who continue to disrupted traffic in London, are “ordinary people who need to be heard”.

Extinction Rebellion: 113 arrests amid climate change protest

Extinction Rebellion: 113 arrests amid climate change protest

Extinction Rebellion: 113 arrests amid climate change protest

More than 100 people have been arrested in London as police deal with continuing climate change protests, Scotland Yard said.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019

Man charged over Grenfell tower effigy video

Man charged over Grenfell tower effigy video

Man charged over Grenfell tower effigy video

A 46-year-old man has been charged after a video showing an effigy of the Grenfell Tower being burned was posted online.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019

West London bridge closed ‘indefinitely’ after faults found

Hammersmith Bridge closed ‘indefinitely’

Hammersmith Bridge closed ‘indefinitely’

A historic bridge in west London has been closed to traffic after "critical faults" were discovered in the structure.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Man who plotted to bomb mosque to be sentenced

Mosque bomb plotter to be sentenced

Mosque bomb plotter to be sentenced

A man who hoarded fireworks in a plot to bomb a mosque in south London will be jailed later today.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019

One in three Britons in city centres inhale toxic air, a study finds

One in three Britons in city centres inhale toxic air, a study finds

One in three Britons in city centres inhale toxic air, a study finds

One in three Britons have inhaled toxic air in the country's busy city centres, it has emerged.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Ex-Chief Prosecutor: ‘Mental health plays significant part’ in rising knife crime

Ex-Chief Prosecutor: ‘Mental health plays significant part’ in rising knife crime

Ex-Chief Prosecutor: ‘Mental health plays significant part’ in knife crime

Nazir Afzal, a former Chief Prosecutor of North West England, has said that mental health issues "play a significant part" in the rise of knife crime.

LGBT activists protest outside London hotel over Brunei death penalty

Protesters surround London hotel over Brunei death penalty

Protesters surround London hotel over Brunei death penalty

Around 100 people have turned out to take part in a protest against Brunei's anti-LGBT laws in central London.

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