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Friday, November 25, 2016

Friday, November 25, 2016

Grindr killer Stephen Port handed life sentence for murders of four young men

Grindr killer Stephen Port handed life sentence for murders of four young men

Grindr killer Stephen Port handed life sentence for murders of four young men

The 41-year-old chef will spend the rest of his life in prison for killing Jack Taylor, Anthony Walgate, Gabriel Kovari and Daniel Whitworth

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Stephen Port: 'It's truly shocking the police didn't make the connection', says campaigner

Stephen Port: 'It's truly shocking the police didn't make the connection', says campaigner

Stephen Port: 'It's truly shocking the police didn't make the connection'

Campaigner Peter Tatchell called it 'astonishing' that the police did not publicly appeal until four young men were dead

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Men jailed for posing as plain clothed policemen and stealing from tourists

Men jailed for posing as plain clothed policemen and stealing from tourists

Men jailed for posing as plain clothed policemen and stealing from tourists

Two men used fake warrants and accused tourists of crime

Grindr killer Stephen Port found guilty of murdering three young men

Grindr killer Stephen Port found guilty of murdering three young men

Grindr killer Stephen Port found guilty of murdering three young men

Port has been convicted of murdering Gabriel Kovari, Daniel Whitworth and Jack Taylor to fulfil sexual fantasies at the Old Bailey

Friday, November 18, 2016

Friday, November 18, 2016

A banned German extremist group with Islamic State links is active in the UK

Banned German jihadist group with Isis links is active in the UK

Banned German jihadist group with Isis links is active in the UK

An investigation by the Independent revealed Die Wahre Religio is trying to recruit people in British cities

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Drone in near-miss with Heathrow-bound plane above the Shard

Drone in near-miss with Heathrow-bound plane above the Shard

Drone in near-miss with Heathrow-bound plane above the Shard

The A320 aircraft and the drone came within 20 metres of each other at a height of 4,900 feet

Monday, November 14, 2016

Monday, November 14, 2016

 A pensioner is facing trial for ASBO breach after writing to a senior police officer about his son's suicide

Pensioner facing trial for breaching ASBO by writing to police over son's suicide

Pensioner facing trial for breaching ASBO by writing to police

78-year-old Roger Gloucester-Trotman blames police for the death of his son Ian

Friday, November 11, 2016

Friday, November 11, 2016

Croydon Tram Disaster: Tributes made to victims as investigation carries on

Croydon Tram Disaster: Tributes paid to victims as investigation carries on

Croydon Tram Disaster: Tributes paid to victims as investigation carries on

A tram derailed in the morning rush hour on Wednesday morning, killing seven people

Monday, November 7, 2016

Monday, November 7, 2016

Dutchman who tried to smuggle handgun into UK disguised as jigsaw puzzle jailed

Dutchman who tried to smuggle handgun disguised as jigsaw puzzle jailed

Andy Rosaria claimed he had been smoking marijuana when given the gun

Friday, November 4, 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

HS2: Services to be run by West Coast Main Line operator

HS2: Services to be run by West Coast Main Line operator

HS2: Services to be run by West Coast Main Line operator

HS2 is scheduled to be up and running by 2026

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Mexican restaurant chain Wahaca closes nine branches over suspected norovirus outbreak

Mexican restaurant chain Wahaca closes nine branches over suspected norovirus outbreak

Wahaca closes nine branches over suspected norovirus outbreak

Public Health England launched an investigation after 205 staff and 160 members of the public fell ill

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Ruling on Brexit legal challenge to come on Thursday

Brexit: Ruling on Article 50 legal challenge to come on Thursday

Brexit: Ruling on Article 50 legal challenge to come on Thursday

The High Court will decide on whether Theresa May has the legal right to trigger Article 50 without approval from Parliament

Monday, October 31, 2016

Monday, October 31, 2016

Passengers to face Christmas disruption as Network Rail carries out work during holiday period

Passengers to face Christmas chaos as Network Rail announces holiday works

Rail passengers face Christmas travel chaos

There are expected to be up to 200 improvement projects during the festive period.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Theresa May was badly advised on 'absurd' Heathrow expansion following government figures revelation, says former transport minister Steve Norris

Theresa May was badly advised on 'absurd' Heathrow expansion, says former transport minister Steve Norris

May was badly advised on 'absurd' Heathrow idea, says former transport minister

Steve Norris made the claims after new figures showed the govenrment may have exaggerated the financial case for Heathrow

Monday, October 24, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

North Greenwich station evacuated: Counter-terror police carry out controlled explosion

Counter-terror police carry out controlled explosion at North Greenwich station

Station was closed following the discovery of a suspicious package earlier today

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

'Beaming with pride' - Twitter reacts to Team GB's Victory Parade in London

'Beaming with pride' - Twitter reacts to Team GB's Victory Parade in London

'Beaming with pride' - Twitter reacts to Team GB's Victory Parade in London

Today Olympians and Paralympians took to the streets in Trafalgar Square to celebrate their success in the Rio Olympic Games, with huge crowds turning out to watch

London Bridge street evacuated due to 'suspicious vehicle'

London Bridge street evacuated due to 'suspicious vehicle'

The street was evacuated this morning as a vehicle is being investigated, it appears to have a foreign number plate and is parked in a bus lane

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

'Gay serial killer Stephen Port filmed himself raping an unconscious man', a court hears

Gay serial killer Stephen Port filmed himself raping unconscious man, court hears

Gay serial killer filmed himself raping unconscious man, court hears

It is claimed the alleged victim did not know he had been raped until shown the video by police, and 83 homemade sex videos were recovered from Port's phone

Metropolitan Police officers to use body-worn cameras

Metropolitan Police officers to use body-worn cameras

Metropolitan Police officers to use body-worn cameras

22,000 frontline officers will use the cameras as part of a new initiative by Scotland Yard

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Clownpocalypse: Man wearing mask and brandishing fake gun arrested in London

'Killer clown' wielding fake gun arrested in London

'Killer clown' wielding fake gun arrested in London

Man was arrested on Uxbridge Road in Hillingdon, the latest in a series of clown-related incidents

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Woman goes on trial at the Old Bailey in first crowdfunded private prosecution in British legal history

Woman goes on trial at Old Bailey in Britain's first-ever crowdfunded private prosecution

Woman goes on trial in Britain's first-ever crowdfunded private prosecution

Gail Purcell is to go on trial over the death of cyclist Mick Mason at the Old Bailey in April

Monday, October 10, 2016

Monday, October 10, 2016

Pokemon Go player left covered in blood after attack

Pokemon Go player left covered in blood after being battered in Soho

Pokemon Go player left covered in blood after Soho battering

Matthew Alford was allegedly attacked in the street whilst playing Pokemon Go with friends

Gay serial killer tried to blame his victim with a sham suicide note

Gay serial killer Stephen Port tried to blame victim with fake suicide note

Gay serial killer Stephen Port tried to blame victim with fake suicide note

Stephen Port stands accused of drugging gay men in order to rape them whilst unconscious, also killing four of his victims.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Twitter remembers the Battle of Cable Street 80 years on

#CableStreet80: Twitter remembers the Battle of Cable Street 80 years on

Twitter remembers the Battle of Cable Street 80 years on

80 years ago the Battle of Cable Street took place in which members of the public stood up to fascists who were marching through their streets

Network Rail repairs could take up to 24 hours after Kilburn railway viaduct fire

Network Rail repairs could take up to 24 hours after Kilburn railway viaduct fire

Network Rail repairs could take up to 24 hours after Kilburn viaduct fire

Services out of London Marylebone were suspended this morning following the blaze

Monday, October 3, 2016

Monday, October 3, 2016

HIV Cure: 'We hope results will help future studies on the way to finding a cure, says the Terrence Higgins Trust

HIV cure still some way off despite London breakthrough, says charity

HIV cure still some way off despite London breakthrough, says charity

But Ian Green, of the Terrence Higgins Trust, says reports that a London man may have been cured of the disease are hugely promising

Friday, September 30, 2016

Friday, September 30, 2016

Off duty police officer dismissed over attacking McDonalds customers

Off-duty female police officer dismissed for drunken brawl with McDonald's customers

Off-duty female police officer dismissed for drunken brawl in McDonald's

The police officer was drunk at the time of the attack, and in her original statements claimed she was a witness to the incident, later proved wrong on CCTV

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Robber handed five year sentence over possession of a stun gun disguised as a smartphone

Robber Lewis Sokhi jailed for possession of a stun gun disguised as smartphone

Robber handed five year sentence over possession of stun gun disguised as phone

Lewis Sokhi was jailed in March for his part in a four-month cash-in-transit robbery campaign and was given another five years at Snaresbrook Crown Court

'We've taken Air BnB to the next level', says property developer

'Air BnB is making London rental market even tougher' says property developer

'Air BnB is making London rental market even tougher' says property developer

Luke Doonan explained how the online service which allows for short-term lets is driving up rent competition in London

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Fights, schools and violence - Jon Holmes sends reporter Cornelius out to a brawl

After Bexley brawl, Jon Holmes sends ace reporter Cornelius into a ruckus

After Bexley brawl, Jon Holmes sends ace reporter Cornelius into a ruckus

Jon Holmes finds out more about the Bexley brawl by sending out Cornelius

Bexley Brawl: Twitter condemns mass fight in Northumberland Heath

Bexley Brawl: Red Dwarf star Danny John-Jules leads condemnation of 'Lord of the Flies' turf war

Red Dwarf star leads condemnation of 'Lord of the Flies' turf war in Bexley

Twitter users united in scorn after up to 100 people were involved in a mass brawl

Mass brawl in Bexley involves 'around 100 schoolchildren'

Bexley battle royale: 100 kids 'armed with knives and bats' brawl in south-east London (video)

100 kids 'carrying knives and bats' brawl in Bexley

The brawl took place In Northumberland Heath near Bexley, and police were called to the scene, two people were taken to hospital

Monday, September 19, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016

Lifejackets were placed at Parliament Square

'Graveyard of lifejackets' placed in Parliament Square [PHOTOS]

In photos: 'Graveyard of lifejackets' placed in Parliament Square

2,500 lifejackets have been laid out in Parliament Square to represent those migrants who have died trying to cross the Mediterranean sea

Railways reopened after torrential rain chaos

Watford Junction line reopens after torrential rain chaos

Watford Junction line reopens after torrential rain chaos

Services between London's Euston Station and Milton Keynes were halted after a train derailed near Watford Junction

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Thursday, September 15, 2016

French air traffic controller strikes: why are the unions on the rise?

French air strikes: why are the unions walking out this time?

French air strikes: why are the unions walking out this time?

More than 100 flights have been cancelled as French air traffic controllers start their 14th strike this year

British Airways Flight BA473 diverted to Toulouse after declaring emergency en route to London

London-bound Flight BA473 lands in Toulouse after declaring emergency

Flight was travelling from Barcelona before being diverted 'due to technical issue'

Two shot dead at a flat in North London

Two shot dead at flat in East Finchley, North London

Two shot dead at flat in East Finchley, North London

A man and woman were found in the flat on Elmhurst Crescent early this morning, as police were called to the scene

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Former Metropolitan Police Detective reveals history of racism in the service

Bullying, false evidence, wrongful imprisonment: Former detective lifts lid on 'compulsory' 1980s police racism

Former detective speaks out about 'compulsory' 1980s police racism

Peter Bleksley also said he was 'disheartened' at news the Metropolitan Police continues to 'routinely discriminate' against black people in stop-and-search operations

Two men arrested after a man dies trying to stop a moped theft

Two men arrested after a man died trying to stop a moped theft

Two men arrested after a man died trying to stop a moped theft

A father and son went outside to confront the gang, however the son died shortly afterwards in hospital. His father is still receiving treatment

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Scotland Yard arrest man in Kensington on suspicion of terror offence

Scotland Yard arrest man in Kensington on suspicion of terror offence

Scotland Yard arrest man in Kensington on suspicion of terror offence

61-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of 'possessing an article for a purpose connected with the commission, preparation or instigation of an act of terrorism'

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

DJ Ariel seen playing at Fabric in 2012

Fabric closure blasted by London Mayor Sadiq Khan

Fabric closure blasted by London Mayor Sadiq Khan

Khan says Fabric was an 'iconic club' and 'thousands of people will lose out'

Monday, September 5, 2016

Monday, September 5, 2016

Would you like to move into a 7 foot wide house? It'll only cost you £1.25 million

Fancy living in a 7-foot-wide house? It'll only cost you £1.25 million

Fancy living in a 7-foot-wide house? It'll only cost you £1.25 million

We all know the price of housing in London is expensive, but is a house this small on sale for millions just a bit too far?

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Doctor found guilty of having stash of extreme pornography

'Snake sex tape' found in Streatham doctor's pornography collection

'Snake sex tape' found in Streatham doctor's pornography collection

Cyprian Okoro found guilty of possessing stash of 'extreme' material

Great Fire of London anniversary: 'Everyone was convinced it was a terrorist attack', says author Adrian Tinniswood

Thought our fear of terrorism began with Isis and Al-Qaeda? Well check out this amazing account of the Great Fire of London

Why Londoners blamed terrorists for the Great Fire of London

Adrian Tinniswood gives a remarkable insight into how ordinary Londoners saw the Great Fire unfolding around them in 1666

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Turnpike Lane shooting: teenager in critical condition after being shot in the head in north London

Turnpike Lane shooting: teenager fighting for life after being shot in head in north London

Turnpike Lane shooting: Teenager in critical condition after being shot

The 18-year-old is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after receiving a gunshot wound to the head in north London

Friday, August 26, 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Justin Rose

GB Olympic Parade: Government announces events in London and Manchester

Government announces Olympic celebrations to be held in London and Manchester

There will be a parade through the streets of Manchester and another as yet unspecified event in the capital in October after the Paralympians have returned from Rio.

Friday, August 19, 2016

Friday, August 19, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Tweets about boxes from a park in northwest London!  Lonely Lunch Club gets a new member

Tweets about boxes from a park in northwest London! Lonely Lunch Club gets a new member

Tweets, boxes and a park in northwest London! Lonely Lunch Club gets new member

Jon Holmes learned all about boxes in today's episode of the Lonely Lunch Club

Friday, August 12, 2016

Friday, August 12, 2016

Extremism: 'We need to offer an escape route for people', says counter-extremism expert

British schoolgirl 'death' in Syria: "We need to offer an escape route for people", says counter-extremism expert

British schoolgirl 'death' in Syria: "We need to offer people an escape route"

Teenager Kadiza Sultana fled to Syria in February 2015 to marry an ISIS fighter. With reports emerging of the British girl's death in an airstrike in May, one expert tells talkRADIO an "escape route" is needed…

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Jonny Gould believes Andy Burnham, and London mayor Sadiq Khan, are positioning themselves cleverly for a future bid to lead the party – and maybe the country…

Jonny Gould: Is Burnham bid for Manchester mayor the first step towards Labour leadership?

Jonny Gould: Is Burnham mayoral bid the first step towards Labour leadership?

The evening show presenter believes Andy Burnham, and London mayor Sadiq Khan, are positioning themselves for a future bid to lead the party – and maybe the country…

Friday, August 5, 2016

Friday, August 5, 2016

'Hackney Heroine' Pauline Pearce on the London riots and political engagement

'Hackney Heroine' Pauline Pearce on the London riots and "speaking for the unheard"

'Hackney Heroine' on the London riots and "speaking for the unheard"

East London woman Pauline Pearce became a YouTube sensation after confronting rioters in the streets in 2011, and tells Julia Hartley-Brewer how her new-found fame has given her a platform…

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