The force said it recovered 29 potential human trafficking victims in searches of London addresses that led to 17 arrests this morning.
The Met Police have issued a fresh appeal for information to mark one year since a 98-year-old veteran died after a "violent" burglary.
The climate change group said the £37 million Scotland Yard have spent policing their protests this year was a "bargain".
Policing a climate change protest - which began on October 7 - cost Scotland Yard £21 million, a bill set to rise by several million pounds.
Ellie Chowns was arrested for attending Extinction Rebellion protests after police imposed a ban on action across London.
The Metropolitan police dealt with two separate knife crime incidents that left a 15 and 18-year-old dead within five hours of each other.
DAC Laurence Taylor tells talkRADIO the Extinction Rebellion protest activity is now "unlawful" as the number of arrests surpasses 500.
The Home Secretary has requested another review into the Metropolitan Police's investigation into false Westminster paedophile claims.
The Metropolitan Police is working with Facebook to improve the site's ability to detect and remove videos of terrorist attacks.
The Metropolitan Police have release images of a man they wish to speak to after an assault on a police officer at a Tommy Robinson protest.
PC Maharaj used a grieving father's TV account to download adult videos while guarding the body of a 14-year-old boy found hanged.
The family of 28-year-old PC Outten said they are "incredibly proud" of the bravery he showed after he was stabbed with a machete.
Former Met Police Chief Superintendent Dal Babu said police play a 'very small part in terrorism'
The Metropolitan Police are looking to speak to two men in connection with an assault on a police medic during a Tommy Robinson protest.
Authorities are investigating the scene in Garratt Lane, Wandsworth where four people were injured in a suspected gas explosion.
An ex-High Court judge said he believes police officers acted "unlawfully" to obtain search warrants for the homes of alleged abusers.
The majority (64 per cent) of Conservative voters do not think Boris Johnson should answer questions about a disturbance at his flat, a survey has found.
Dawn Butler has come to the defence of Boris Johnson's neighbours, who called the police after a row broke out at the politician's home.
A man has died following a triple stabbing in north London - the fifth killing in the capital in six days.
The number of stop and searches under enhanced police powers has increased by 423 per cent in a year in London.
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".
Two men were jailed on Tuesday for committing a knife-point robbery against a woman and her teenage daughter.
Seven fraudsters have been jailed for a total of more than 43 years for hacking into email accounts to steal more than £10million pounds from victims in the UK and abroad.
The legal officer of Big Brother Watch has described facial recognition software being used by police as “a threat to freedom”.
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the bodies of two women were reportedly discovered in a freezer by police.
Climate change activists will end their demonstrations in central London after days of protests.
Peter Bleksley, a former Metropolitan Police Detective, has said that “serious crimes” are not being investigated, suggesting that instead people needed to “protect” themselves.
The chair of the Met Police Federation has supported the actions of officers who danced at climate change protests in London this week.
Two rogue traders have been jailed after scamming elderly victims into paying for unnecessary repairs.
A university drop-out has been found guilty of a knife attack on four police officers after they responded to a fake 999 call.
More than 100 people have been arrested in London as police deal with continuing climate change protests, Scotland Yard said.
A 46-year-old man has been charged after a video showing an effigy of the Grenfell Tower being burned was posted online.
Julian Assange has pleaded not guilty to a charge at Westminster Magistrates' Court that he failed to surrender to custody as required for an extradition order to Sweden.
A man has appeared in court charged with five counts of attempted murder after a series of stabbings in north London.
A man in his 30s has been arrested by police investigating a stabbing in Enfield, north London on Tuesday, the Metropolitan Police has said.
Police have release new CCTV footage after a 98-year-old died following a violent robbery in his home.
Images of 38 wanted individuals will be displayed on two vans driving around London to encourage the public to come forward with information.
A Netflix documentary about Madeleine McCann will be released on Friday, the streaming service has confirmed, saying it will be a "detailed look" at the disappearance of the three-year-old.
The national chairman of the Police Federation has said it is “clear” that the home secretary had fought for the £100million extra funding announced on Wednesday, because Theresa May has shown “nothing but contempt for policing”.
The owner of a clothes shop in south east London is offering refuge to teenagers who fear they may be a victim of knife crime.
A group calling itself the IRA has claimed it was behind the five suspicious packages sent to addresses on the British mainland.
A 15-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of Jodie Chesney in east London, the Metropolitan Police said.
A Conservative member of the Greater London Assembly as described the Mayor of London’s spending on staff as “disgraceful”.
The Metropolitan Police's violent crime unit has arrested 504 people and seized over 100 weapons in only two weeks, latest figures show.
Peter Bleksley, previously known as ‘The Chief’ on Channel 4’s Hunted, has described the prime minister as “daft, deluded and dangerous” after she claimed that cuts in police numbers had no correlation to rising knife crime.
Counter-terrorism police are investigating three small explosive devices at London Waterloo station, Heathrow and City Airport.
talkRADIO’s Julia Hartley-Brewer has condemned the media coverage of the “horrific” killing of a 17-year-old girl, saying politicians and journalists only care about knife crime when it is “white middle-class girls” being stabbed.
Five Metropolitan Police officers have been cleared of the death of a musician who died in Brixton police station, ten years after it happened.
A slew of stabbings across two major cities has been described as a "national emergency" by West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson.
The father of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence fears that violence on Britain's streets is even worse than when his son was stabbed to death more than a quarter of a century ago.
Police have named a man who died in the lobby of a luxury hotel after being stabbed in the street in central London.
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.
Eleven people are being held on suspicion of murder after a fatal stabbing in central London.