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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Artist appeals for help after losing ‘magnificent’ Donald Trump wig

Artist appeals for help after losing ‘magnificent’ Donald Trump wig

Artist appeals for help after losing ‘magnificent’ Donald Trump wig

An award-winning artist is appealing for help after claiming she lost a one-of-a-kind Donald Trump wig she says is worth thousands of pounds and took months to make.

Police chief brands knife attacks ‘national emergency’

Police Commissioner: knife attacks a ‘national emergency’

Police Commissioner: knife attacks a ‘national emergency’

A slew of stabbings across two major cities has been described as a "national emergency" by West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson.

MP claims father found ‘bruised and bleeding’ at London care facility

MP's father found ‘bruised and bleeding’ at care facility

MP's father found ‘bruised and bleeding’ at care facility

An MP has spoken of finding her dementia-suffering father with “brutal injuries” in a care home facility in south London.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Man who died in luxury hotel lobby after stabbing named by police

Stabbing victim who died in luxury hotel lobby named by police

Stabbing victim who died in luxury hotel lobby named by police

Police have named a man who died in the lobby of a luxury hotel after being stabbed in the street in central London.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Met Police Chief: Stephen Lawrence inquiry ‘defined my generation of policing’

Met Police Chief: Stephen Lawrence inquiry ‘defined my generation of policing’

Met Police Chief: Stephen Lawrence inquiry ‘defined my generation of policing’

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick has said the public inquiry into the death of Stephen Lawrence “defined” her generation of policing, after the report branded the police force to be institutionally racist.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Council denies covering up billboard targeting Jeremy Corbyn

Council covers up billboard targeting Jeremy Corbyn in 'mix up'

Council covers up billboard targeting Jeremy Corbyn in 'mix up'

Islington Council have admitted to covering up an anti-Brexit billboard targeting Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in his own constituency, adding that it was simply "a mix up".

Monday, February 11, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

 Boris Johnson accuses police of ‘wasting time’ on anti-transgender crime instead of tackling stabbings

Boris Johnson accuses police of ‘wasting time’ on anti-transgender crime instead of tackling stabbings

Boris Johnson accuses police of ‘wasting time’ on anti-transgender crime

Boris Johnson has accused the police of “wasting time” arresting women accused of being anti-transgender, when he suggests the manpower could be used to tackle knife crime.

Friday, February 8, 2019

Friday, February 8, 2019

Frustrated customer jailed for attempting to set fire to bank

Frustrated customer jailed for attempting to set fire to bank

Frustrated customer jailed for attempting to set fire to bank

A customer who tried to set fire to a petrol-soaked bank branch has been jailed for three-and-a-half years, police said.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Hundreds of people object to proposed Westminster Holocaust memorial claiming it would 'kill' the views of Parliament

Hundreds object to proposed Westminster Holocaust memorial over scenery fears

Hundreds of people object to proposed Westminster Holocaust memorial

Hundreds of people have objected to a proposed Holocaust memorial near the Palace of Westminster claiming there are already enough statues and it will ruin the view.

Friday, February 1, 2019

Friday, February 1, 2019

A 30-minutes-old baby abandoned in snow-covered playground in east London

A 30-minute-old baby abandoned in empty playground in east London

A 30-minute-old baby abandoned in empty playground in east London

A baby girl abandoned in a deserted playground in the snow was only just 30-minutes-old when she was found last night.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Teenager spared jail over attack on former British ambassador

Teenager spared jail over attack on former British ambassador

Teenager spared jail over attack on former British ambassador

A teenage boy who left former British ambassador to the US Sir Christopher Meyer with "horrific injuries" in an attack at London Victoria Station has been spared jail.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

‘Zombie knife’ attacker’s sentence increased by court of appeal

‘Zombie knife’ attacker’s sentence increased by court of appeal

‘Zombie knife’ attacker’s sentence increased by court of appeal

A teenager who attacked a car with a "zombie knife" in broad daylight has been jailed for three and a half years after the Court of Appeal decided his suspended sentence was unduly lenient.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Sadiq Khan to campaign for London rent controls in 2020 reelection bid

Sadiq Khan to campaign for London rent controls in 2020 reelection bid

Sadiq Khan to campaign for London rent controls in 2020 reelection bid

London Mayor Sadiq Khan will look into ways to cap rents in London as part of his reelection campaign

Sister of Charlotte Brown: ‘The only person Jack Shepherd is thinking of is himself’

Sister of Charlotte Brown who died in speedboat crash: ‘The only person Jack Shepherd is thinking of is himself’

Sister of Charlotte Brown: ‘Jack Shepherd is only thinking of himself'

The sister of Charlotte Brown, who died after being thrown from Jack Shepherd’s speedboat on a first date, said that he is only “thinking of himself”.

Preparations under way to extradite speedboat killer Jack Shepherd from Georgia

Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd 'may fight extradition' as he maintains innocence

Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd 'may fight extradition' as he maintains innocence

Jack Shepherd went on the run after being convicted of manslaughter following the 2015 death of Charlotte Brown

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Speedboat killer arrested in Georgia after months on the run

Speedboat killer arrested in Georgia after months on the run

Speedboat killer arrested in Georgia after months on the run

Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd has been arrested in Georgia after handing himself in to authorities after spending months as a fugitive.

15-year-old boy in ‘potentially life-threatening condition’ after shooting in south-east London

15-year-old boy in ‘potentially life-threatening condition’ after shooting in south-east London

15-year-old boy seriously injured after shooting in south-east London

A 15-year-old boy has been taken to hospital in a "potentially life-threatening condition" after being shot in south-east London.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Friday, January 18, 2019

Brampton Manor: State school where 41 pupils offered Oxbridge places

Brampton Manor: State school where 41 pupils offered Oxbridge places

Brampton Manor: State school where 41 pupils offered Oxbridge places

A state school in east London has had 41 students offered places at Oxford or Cambridge University.

Monday, December 31, 2018

Monday, December 31, 2018

Fireworks

Sadiq Khan: London's New Year's Eve fireworks a 'celebration' of capital's relationship with Europe

Sadiq Khan: New Year's Eve fireworks a 'celebration' of relationship with Europe

London's sold-out New Year's Eve fireworks show will be a celebration of the capital's relationship with Europe, Sadiq Khan has said.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Life expectancy rates drop drastically across parts of the UK

Life expectancy rates drop across parts of the UK

Life expectancy rates drop across parts of the UK

Gloucester, Southend-on-Sea and Dundee are among the six areas across the UK where life expectancy at birth has significantly decreased, latest statistics suggest.

London has had the highest number of homicides for a decade

London records the highest number of homicides for a decade

London records the highest number of homicides for a decade

The number of homicides in London so far in 2018 is the highest in a calendar year this decade.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Sadiq Khan not knowing about Crossrail overspending is ‘unbelievable’, says mayoral candidate

Sadiq Khan not knowing about Crossrail overspending is ‘unbelievable’, says mayoral candidate

Sadiq Khan not knowing of Crossrail costs ‘unbelievable’, says mayoral candidate

Siobhan Benita, the Liberal Democrat Mayoral Candidate for London has said that Sadiq Khan saying he did not know about the overspending on Crossrail is “unbelievable”.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Friday, December 7, 2018

Campaigners perform a nativity and sing housing-themed carols to demand affordable housing

Campaigners perform a nativity and sing housing-themed carols to demand affordable housing

Campaigners perform a nativity to demand affordable housing

Over 50 Croydon residents congregated outside their council building to perform a nativity as a call for affordable housing in the borough.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Odeon faces social media backlash over £40 cinema tickets

Odeon faces social media backlash over £40 cinema tickets

Odeon faces social media backlash over £40 cinema tickets

Odeon has responded to criticism after it faced backlash over its £40 “hi-tech” cinema tickets being sold at a cinema in London.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Monday, December 3, 2018

Police numbers in London could fall to lowest level since 2002, says Sadiq Khan

Sadiq Khan: Police numbers in London could fall to lowest level since 2002

Sadiq Khan: Police numbers in London could fall to lowest level since 2002

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said the number of police officers in the Capital could drop to their lowest levels since 2002, unless financial cuts are stopped.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Hundreds of people take to London calling for the end of the fur trade

Hundreds of people take to London calling for the end of the fur trade

Hundreds of people take to London calling for the end of the fur trade

Hundreds of animal right campaigners have taken to central London to demand the end of the fur trade in the UK.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Diane Abbott's attack of police moped tactics show she is 'detached from the real world', says founder of crime prevention charity

Diane Abbott's attack of police moped tactics show she is 'detached from the real world', says founder of crime prevention charity

Diane Abbott's attack on police is 'detached from real world', says ex-officer

Norman Brennan, Founder of Law & Order Foundation has said that Diane Abbott’s criticism of police tactics when dealing with moped crime shows she is “detached from the real world”.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

London could be the first capital city for ‘inland’ surfing

London could be the first capital city for ‘inland’ surfing

London could be the first capital city for ‘inland’ surfing

London could become the first capital city in the world to offer inland surfing under plans being drawn up.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Monday, November 19, 2018

MPs react to water cannons sold at £300k loss

MPs react to water cannons sold at £300k loss

MPs react to water cannons sold at £300k loss

Members of Parliament have taken to social media over the news that Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has sold water cannons bought when Boris Johnson was in the position for a £300k loss.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018

We are ‘the 99%’ not ‘middle-class lefties’, says environmental activist

We are ‘the 99%’ not ‘middle-class lefties’, says environmental activist

We are ‘the 99%’ not ‘middle-class lefties’, says environmental activist

Jamie Kelsey Fry from Extinction Rebellion, a climate change group, has said that his organisation is made up of “the 99%” not “middle-class lefties” and that they have people from “all backgrounds”.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Children most at risk of being stabbed on their way home from school

Children most at risk of being stabbed on their way home from school

Children most at risk of being stabbed on their way home from school

Children may be more vulnerable to becoming a victim of a stabbing on their way home from school, a new study suggests.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Monday, November 5, 2018

Sadiq Khan

Sadiq Khan warns it could take 10 years for violent crime in London to end

Sadiq Khan warns it could take 10 years for violent crime in London to end

The Mayor of London has warned it could take a generation to turn the tide of violent crime after four fatal stabbings in the capital in less than a week.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018

Flat owners take Tate Modern to court over ‘invasion of privacy’

Flat owners take Tate Modern to court over ‘invasion of privacy’

Flat owners take Tate Modern to court over ‘invasion of privacy’

Residents of flats overlooked by the Tate Modern have gone to the High Court to try and stop “hundreds of thousands of visitors” looking into their homes from the art gallery’s viewing platform.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Two men have been taken to hospital after a hammer attack at Stratford station in east London during the morning rush-hour.

Two men injured after being attacked with hammer in London

Two men injured after being attacked with hammer in London

Two men have been taken to hospital after a hammer attack at Stratford station in east London during the morning rush-hour.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Big Ben to chime for the first time since new year

Big Ben to chime for the first time since new year

Big Ben to chime for the first time since new year

The famous chimes of Big Ben will ring out for the first time since the new year.

Sadiq Khan accused of 'misleading' Transport committee over Crossrail delay

Sadiq Khan accused of 'misleading' Transport committee over Crossrail delay

Sadiq Khan accused of 'misleading' committee over Crossrail delay

London’s Mayor and transport bosses have been accused of being misleading over the delay to Crossrail.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018

B&M store given record £480,000 fine after selling knives to teenagers

B&M stores given record £480,000 fine after selling knives to teenagers

B&M stores given record £480,000 fine after selling knives to teenagers

Bargain store B&M has been ordered to pay a record £480,000 fine after selling knives to teenagers as young as 14.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Croydon Cat Killer mutilations were a fox, says Scotland Yard

Croydon Cat Killer mutilations were a fox, says Scotland Yard

Croydon Cat Killer mutilations were a fox, says Scotland Yard

Detectives investigating the so-called Croydon Cat Killer believe they have found the culprit – a fox.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Khalid Safi was stabbed to death in North Acton

'Snapchat queen' who posted a video of boyfriend dying found guilty of ordering killing

'Snapchat queen' who posted video of dying boyfriend guilty of ordering killing

Fatima Khan, 20, plotted with a love rival to kill Afghan asylum seeker Khalid Safi

Monday, April 30, 2018

Monday, April 30, 2018

Uber 'has accepted a large number of criticisms made by TfL'

Uber has made changes to operations after London licence refusal, court told

Uber has made changes to operations after London licence refusal, court told

'Lessons have been learned' - QC

Friday, April 20, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018

Jailed: John Tomlin

Man jailed for Newham 'acid attack'

Man jailed for Newham 'acid attack'

Substantial, lifelong injuries suffered by two victims

Details of the pair's injuries were given during the sentencing of John Tomlin (stock image)

Acid attack victims tried to take their lives following horrific injuries

Acid attack victims tried to take their lives following horrific injuries

Perpetrator shows no emotion in court

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The High Court in London, where Tatiana Akhmedova has been granted further orders

Divorce battle woman who won £453m granted further orders to help recover award

Divorce battle woman granted further orders to help recover £453m award

Judge says her efforts had been 'frustrated'

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Stephen Lawrence, who was 18 when he was murdered in April 1993

'No new lines of inquiry' in Stephen Lawrence murder probe

'No new lines of inquiry' in Stephen Lawrence murder probe

As 25th anniversary of teenager’s death approaches, murder investigation 'unlikely to progress'

The scene where Henry Vincent died after a robbery on April 4

'Scumbags, scumbags, scumbags' – shrine to Henry Vincent pulled down again

'Scumbags, scumbags, scumbags' – shrine to Henry Vincent pulled down again

Flowers removed again from shrine to burglar killed while committing crime

British Transport Police said officers were called to reports of a serious assault on Wednesday morning (stock image)

Man attacked in rush-hour stabbing in east London

Man attacked in rush-hour stabbing in east London

Incident happened shortly before 9am on Wednesday

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan hold meetings on violent crime

Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan hold meetings on violent crime

Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan hold meetings on violent crime

Jeremy Corbyn said we must learn from those working on the front line

Tanesha Melbourne-Blake's family visit scene of shooting in Tottenham

Tanesha Melbourne-Blake's family visit scene of shooting in Tottenham

Tanesha Melbourne-Blake's family visit scene of shooting in Tottenham

Tanesha Melbourne-Blake was the 48th murder victim in London this year

Monday, April 9, 2018

Monday, April 9, 2018

Lorry driver avoids jail for killing Lord Taylor of Blackburn on zebra crossing

Lorry driver avoids jail for killing Lord Taylor of Blackburn on zebra crossing

Lorry driver avoids jail for killing Lord Taylor of Blackburn on zebra crossing

The lorry driver hit Lord Taylor of Blackburn, who had been on his mobility scooter on a zebra crossing

Armed officers attended the scene in Collier Row in Romford, east London, in the early hours of Monday

Man shot dead by police after 'claiming to have firearm'

Man shot dead by police after 'claiming to have firearm'

Police were called in Romford, east London, shortly before 4am

Friday, April 6, 2018

Friday, April 6, 2018

A police officer stands beside floral tributes at the scene where Tanesha Melbourne, 17, was murdered

Man arrested over shooting murder of teenager Tanesha Melbourne

Man arrested over shooting murder of teenager Tanesha Melbourne

30-year-old arrested in east London following killing of teenager on Monday

Spate of stabbings compounds London violence

Spate of stabbings compounds London violence

Spate of stabbings compounds London violence

Six more stabbings on Thursday add to mounting pressure on murder detectives

'Theresa May has blood on her hands and should deal with violence or resign', says former police officer

'Theresa May has blood on her hands and should deal with violence or resign', says former police officer

'Theresa May has blood on her hands and should deal with violence or resign'

Former police officer Peter Kirkham claims Theresa May was warned police cuts would lead to a rise in violence

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Thursday, April 5, 2018

A police officer marks a corden near the scene where a man, aged 18, was fatally stabbed on Wednesday

Two teenagers arrested on suspicion of murder following 18-year-old’s death

Two teenagers arrested on suspicion of murder following 18-year-old’s death

Two suspects arrested late on Wednesday evening after an 18-year-old man became the latest victim of London's knife crime epidemic

The scene of knife attack in east London

Hackney stabbing: man becomes latest victim of knife crime in capital

East London man latest victim of knife crime in capital

More than 50 suspected murders in the capital so far this year, say police, after young man dies following knife attack in east London

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