London

Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

Romaro Watson was arrested along with his accomplice last November

London drug dealer Romaro Watson battered police officer and stabbed him with scissors during crack den raid

London crack dealer battered police officer and stabbed him with scissors

Watson and accomplice Phil Kamulete have been jailed for 22 years

Friday, October 6, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

Alice McBrearty has been jailed for 16 months

Teacher Alice McBrearty jailed for sexual activity with pupil

Teacher Alice McBrearty jailed for sexual activity with pupil

McBrearty, of Wanstead, jailed for having sex with boy aged 13 to 17 years

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Moore, of Edmonton, pleaded guilty to three counts of grievous bodily harm with intent

Londoner Kyal Moore jailed for knife rampage which left three people injured

Londoner jailed for knife rampage which left three people injured

Moore sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment with a further three years on licence

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

The officer is currently on restricted duties

Serving police officer Mario Tavasoli crashed into a kerb while twice over drink-drive limit

Serving police officer crashed into a kerb while twice over drink-drive limit

Mario Tavasoli has been sentenced to a 19-month driving ban and fined £592

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Gopinath Setivarahalli pleaded guilty to two counts of fraud (Met Police)

Fraudster Gopinath Setivarahalli jailed for conning woman out of £49,000 with 'wealthy businessman' act

Fraudster jailed for conning woman out of £49,000 with 'wealthy businessman' act

Setivarahalli convinced his victim he was a successful technology entrepreneur and investor

Police have released this image as they continue to investigate the 'smash and grab' raids

'Smash and grab' thieves stole Prada handbags worth £100,000 after driving scooter through window

Thieves stole Prada handbags worth £100,000 after driving scooter through window

Police hunting gang believed to be behind series of raids

Friday, September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Bailey admitted importing specimens from Africa

Londoner Peter Bailey illegally traded leopard, crocodile and elephant skulls

Londoner Peter Bailey illegally traded leopard, crocodile and elephant skulls

Bailey sentenced to 26 months' imprisonment, suspended for 18 months

'There'll always be some kind of racism in society', says editor

'There'll always be some kind of racism in society', says Muslim editor

'There'll always be some kind of racism in society'

Ahmed Versi, editor and publisher of Muslim News, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the research of a report which found one in four Brits admit they are still a bit prejudiced

Times reports coach with Chinese visitors stopped and took pictures at Grenfell Tower site

Chinese tourists stopped and took pictures at Grenfell Tower site - reports

Chinese tourists stopped and took pictures at Grenfell Tower site - reports

The Times is reporting a tour guide has been sent back to China and a bus driver suspended over the incident

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Kensington and Chelsea Council to end contract with Tenant Management Organisation after unanimous vote

Kensington and Chelsea Council to end contract with tenant management organisation after unanimous vote

Kensington and Chelsea Council to end contract with TMO after unanimous vote

25 resident associations took part in the vote held by the council

Government employee arrested under Official Secrets Act released

Government employee arrested under Official Secrets Act released

Woman had been arrested on Wednesday in London

Pradeep Thomas's girlfriend had ended the relationship against his wishes

Pradeep Thomas: Ealing man who threatened to throw acid over ex-partner jailed for stalking

Ealing man who threatened to throw acid over ex-partner jailed for stalking

Thomas pleaded guilty to stalking involving fear of violence at Hendon Magistrates’ Court on August 15

Police continue to hunt for Ahmet Dobran's attackers

Thieves throttled and battered elderly cancer sufferer Ahmet Dobran, leaving him in a coma

Police hunting thieves who robbed elderly cancer sufferer in brutal assault

Dobran has been in a high dependency ward since the incident

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Provan has been suspended from duty

London police officer charged with six counts of rape

London police officer charged with six counts of rape

Adam Provan charged relating to events in three separate years

Officers are also carrying out a search at an address in north London as part of the investigation

65-year-old Government employee arrested under Official Secrets Act

65-year-old Government employee arrested under Official Secrets Act

Woman arrested by officers from Met's Counter Terrorism Command

John McDonnell: 'He's saying there’s a run of the pound risk and he’ll plan for it', says leading economics professor

Corbyn's former tax advisor calms fears after John McDonnell 'run on the pound' speech

'Author of Corbynomics' calms fears after McDonnell's speech

Richard Murphy, a professor of political economics, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Labour shadow chancellor's declaration of being prepared for a drop in the pound's value

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Benjamin Cassar was ineligible for free transport after a previous scheme was cancelled

Traffic policeman pleads guilty to dodging train fares seven times

Traffic policeman pleads guilty to dodging train fares seven times

Benjamin Cassar fell somewhat short of the standards required of his role

District Line Tube evacuated after phone charger explodes at Tower Hill station

District Line Tube evacuated after phone charger explodes at Tower Hill station

District Line Tube evacuated after phone charger explodes at Tower Hill station

The incident took place around 12:30pm on Tuesday afternoon

Police carried out a controlled explosion outside North Korea's London embassy after reports of unattended package

Police carried out a controlled explosion outside North Korea's London embassy after reports of unattended package

Police carried out a controlled explosion outside North Korea's London embassy

The police were called to the street where the embassy is located after receiving reports of an unattended package

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

Police arrest teenager in connection with suspected acid attack in Stratford

Police arrest teenager in connection with suspected acid attack in Stratford

Police arrest teenager in connection with suspected acid attack in Stratford

Six people were injured on Saturday night in what police suspect was an acid attack

London acid attacker Gerard Whelan jailed for 18 years

London acid attacker Gerard Whelan jailed for 18 years

Whelan targeted pensioners and used screwdrivers as well as acid to attack his victims

Friday, September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

Parsons Green terror attack: 18-year-old Ahmed Hassan charged

Ahmed Hassan charged over Parsons Green terror attack

Hassan, Sunbury, appearing in court this afternoon

'If Uber goes to court it could still operate in London for a few years'

'If Uber goes to court it could still operate in London for a few years'

'If Uber goes to court it could still operate in London for a few years'

London commentator Dave Hill says it's hard to imagine London without Uber now despite it only operating for a few years

The overwhelming majority of police in London believe the taser should be carried by all officers on duty, a new study suggests

London police believe all officers should carry tasers

London police believe all officers should carry tasers

New survey shows 75% of officers in the capital believe the taser should be mandatory and universal whilst on duty

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Carole Malone left stunned after cyclist campaigner says Charlie Alliston sentence is 'excessive'

Carole Malone left stunned after cyclist campaigner says Charlie Alliston sentence is 'excessive'

Carole Malone stunned as campaigner says Charlie Alliston sentence 'excessive'

Our host and Paul Ross were speaking to Donnachadh McCarthy, co-founder of Stop Killing Cyclists, about the 18-year-old who knocked over and killed a woman in east London

75-year-old man almost blinded with 'noxious substance' in Harrow

75-year-old man almost blinded with 'noxious substance' in Harrow

Elderly man robbed of his watch after being attacked by two people on scooter

Police officer literally shoots himself in the foot yards from Wormwood Scrubs prison

Policeman literally shoots himself in the foot yards from Wormwood Scrubs prison

Incident took place in early hours of Thursday morning

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Police arrest woman at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of terror offence

Police arrest woman at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of terror offence

Police arrest woman at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of terror offence

The 22-year-old had just arrived on a flight from Turkey

Monday, September 18, 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017

Galloway said Parsons Green must be the precursor to major change

Parsons Green: George Galloway says 'we need counter-terror experts with brown faces, not Old Etonians'

Galloway: We need counter-terror experts with brown faces, not Old Etonians

Galloway also speaks passionately about Grenfell Tower and Prince George's school in his weekly monologue

Yahya Faroukh - what we know so far about the Parsons Green suspect

Yahya Faroukh - what we know so far about the Parsons Green suspect

Yahya Faroukh - what we know so far about the Parsons Green suspect

The 21-year-old Syrian refugee has been arrested on suspicion of being involved in the Parsons Green bombing

'I get no confidence from Sadiq Khan' - George Galloway blasts London Mayor on show

'London is not safe in Sadiq Khan's hands' - George Galloway blasts London Mayor after Parsons Green

'London isn't safe with Sadiq Khan': George Galloway blasts London Mayor

Our host said he wasn't confident London was safe in k hands during a rant on his show

London cyclist Charlie Alliston jailed for fatal collision with pedestrian

London cyclist Charlie Alliston jailed for fatal collision with pedestrian

Alliston caused death of mother-of-two Kim Briggs in February 2016

Parsons Green: 'Reality is terrorism is part-and-parcel of daily life', says Quilliam Foundation executive director

Parsons Green: 'Reality is terrorism is part-and-parcel of daily life', says Quilliam Foundation boss

'Reality is terrorism is part-and-parcel of daily life', says Quilliam boss

Adam Deen spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Parsons Green bombing

Two men arrested on suspicion of Parsons Green bombing reportedly fostered by same family

Parsons Green bombing: Two suspects reportedly fostered by same family

Two Parsons Green suspects reportedly fostered by family

An 18-year-old and a 21-year-old arrested on suspicion of being involved in the attack were reportedly fostered by the same British family

Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017

Parsons Green: 'Theresa May claimed police were crying wolf on cuts, but we need resources', says former officer

Parsons Green: 'Theresa May claimed police were crying wolf on cuts, but we need resources', says former officer

'Parsons Green attack shows police need sufficient resources'

Former officer Dal Babu says pressure needs to be put on companies providing encrypted messaging services that terrorists can use

Parsons Green: 'Bomb looks similar to devices used in 7/7 and 21/7 attacks', says bomb disposal expert

Parsons Green: 'Bomb looks similar to devices used in London 7/7 attacks', says bomb disposal expert

'Bomb at Parsons Green looks similar to devices used inLondon 7/7 attacks'

Major Chris Hunter says he thinks the bomb might have been a failed high explosive device and those nearby were very lucky

Donald Trump attacks Scotland Yard over Parsons Green explosion

Donald Trump attacks Scotland Yard over Parsons Green explosion

Donald Trump attacks Scotland Yard over Parsons Green explosion

The US President claimed on twitter 'these people' were in the sights of the authorities

Parsons Green: 'This was particularly wicked as many children would've been on the train'

Parsons Green: 'This was particularly wicked as many children would've been on the train'

'Parsons Green attack was wicked as many children would've been on the train'

Former head of counter-terrorism for London Kevin Hurley says the police will struggle to investigate due to cuts and poor pay

Parsons Green: Eyewitness tells reporter about the moment of explosion and seeing injuries

Parsons Green: Eyewitness tells reporter about the moment of explosion and seeing injuries

Eyewitness tells reporter about experience of Parsons Green explosion

Mark was on the train at Parsons Green station when the explosive device detonated

Parsons Green: 'This is a catastrophic failure on perpetrators behalf', says former Met detective

Parsons Green: 'This is a catastrophic failure on perpetrators' behalf', says former Met detective

Parsons Green 'a failure on perpetrators' behalf', says former Met detective

Peter Bleksley spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the explosion which took place on the District Line during the Friday morning rush hour

Parsons Green: 'Hundreds of people were shouting run for your life and ducking in case of gunfire'

Parsons Green: 'Hundreds of people were shouting 'run for your life' and ducking in case of gunfire'

'After the Parsons Green explosion people were shouting 'run for your life''

Witness Ryan Barnett said the experience of everyone trying to get out of the station after the explosion was harrowing

Authorities continue to deal with Parsons Green explosion as District line is suspended

Parsons Green explosion: Witnesses describe stampede after 'white cannister' blew up

Authorities deal with Parsons Green explosion as District line is suspended

There was some sort of explosion at the station on Friday morning during rush hour

Explosion at Parsons Green tube station causes panic during rush hour

BREAKING: Explosion at Parsons Green tube station causes panic during rush hour

Explosion at Parsons Green tube station causes panic during rush hour

There are reports of injuries including facial burns, and the authorities are on the scene

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Police officer injured in Westminster attack to get TV show home renovation

Westminster terror attack hero to get BBC TV show home renovation

Westminster terror attack hero to get BBC TV show home renovation

Kris Aves was left with a life-changing spinal injury after Khalid Masood slammed his car into him on Westminster Bridge

Grenfell Tower inquiry: Sir Martin Moore-Bick reassures victims it will provide them with answers

Grenfell Tower inquiry: Sir Martin Moore-Bick reassures victims it will provide them with answers

Sir Martin Moore-Bick reassures victims Grenfell Tower inquiry will give answers

The retired judge chosen to head the probe by Theresa May gave a key address in central London on Thursday

'Unless inquiry produces fundamental change, there'll be another Grenfell', says North Kensington Labour councillor as inquiry opens

Unless Grenfell inquiry produces real change the tragedy will be repeated, says North Kensington Labour councillor

'Unless Grenfell inquiry produces real change the tragedy will be repeated'

Pat Mason, a Labour councillor in Kensington and Chelsea Council, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer as the inquiry into the tower fire opens

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The jogger pushed a woman into the road on May 5

Putney Bridge jogger attack: Police release new image of 'Putney Pusher'

Police release new image of 'Putney Pusher' who almost killed woman in May

New image is taken from the bus which almost killed woman after she was knocked into middle of the road

'Grenfell tragedy means sprinkler campaign will leap forward', says Jim Fitzpatrick MP

'Grenfell tragedy means sprinkler campaign will leap forward', says Jim Fitzpatrick MP

'Grenfell tragedy means sprinkler campaign will leap forward', says Labour MP

Jim Fitzpatrick, a former fireman who represents Poplar and Limehouse, backed the call to install sprinklers in high-rise flats ahead of the inquiry into the fire

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Police use steel spikes and nets in attempt to prevent vehicle terrorist attacks

London police using mats with steel spikes to prevent new Barcelona or Westminster attack

London police using mats with steel spikes to prevent new Westminster attack

The road mats have been used for the first time at the Naval Association Parade in Whitehall

Foo Fighters open pub in London to promote new album Concrete and Gold

Foo Fighters open pub in London to promote new album Concrete and Gold

Foo Fighters open pub in London to promote new album Concrete and Gold

The band are selling a special beer as well as exclusive Foo Fighters merchandise

'Only when the footage was released did I see how close she was' - Putney Bridge bus driver speaks out about jogger incident

'I didn't realise how close it was until footage was released' - Putney Bridge bus driver speaks about jogger horror

Putney Bridge bus driver speaks out about jogger incident

Olivier Salbris was driving the bus which nearly hit a woman after a jogger "pushed" her into traffic

Monday, September 11, 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017

The Met has loaned the drone from a neighbouring force (police handout)

London police using drone to hunt for weapons and cannabis factories

London police using drone to hunt for weapons and cannabis factories

Met Police has begun an eight-week trial of a UAV loaned from Sussex Police

Friday, September 8, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

Man jailed for a year after being convicted for sharing terrorist material on social media

Camden man Medhi Bira jailed for a year for sharing terrorist material on social media

Camden man jailed for sharing terrorist material on social media

Mehdi Bira had been found guilty of two counts of dissemination of terrorist material

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Prince George: School life at Thomas's Battersea seems a far cry from what many children experience

Prince George's new school: 'Chaotic' Thomas's Battersea costs £172,000 and ballet kit is compulsory

Inside Prince George's 'chaotic' £17,000-a-year new school

Prince George has started school at Thomas's Battersea in London which has fees of more than £17,000 a year

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

'The fight against gang violence must begin in primary schools', says journalist

Julia: 'Why is Meghan Markle bigger news than a child being shot dead in broad daylight?'

Julia: 'Why is Meghan Markle bigger news than a child being shot dead?'

Author Harriet Sergeant says adults have left boys to bring themselves up and create a terrifying existence

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