Rise in knives and blades found at London family courts  BBC News

Thousands of knives and sharp objects are being confiscated annually at London family courts, with campaigners saying it showed how "desensitised" some ...

Ex-rough sleeper creates interactive map for homeless  BBC News

Quddous Ahmed drew on his experience while homeless to design the technology for rough sleepers.

Beckenham: Woman with head injuries found dead at house  BBC News

Police believe 61-year-old Diane Dyer knew her attacker.

Met Police hacked with bizarre tweets and emails posted  BBC News

A series of messages are sent from the Met's account calling for the release of a drill rap artist.

Woolwich flat fire murder: Pair jailed for killing 'innocent victim'  BBC News

Two men have been jailed for life for murdering an "innocent victim" of a drugs feud in a house fire. Memunatu Warne, 46, died while visiting relatives in ...

Bromley murder probe: Woman, 61, found dead in south London  Sky News

Officers find a female victim with head injuries at a property in Oakwood Avenue, Beckenham.

Man arrested after double stabbing in south east London  Evening Standard

A man has been arrested after two men were stabbed in broad daylight south east London. Officers were called to Brenchley Gardens in Honor Oak Park at ...

Rent control: London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls for more powers  BBC News

The mayor of London has called on the government to hand him extra powers so he can cap rents in the capital. Sadiq Khan said the controls were needed to ...

Woman dies after being found on fire in back garden in London  Express

A WOMAN has died after she was found on fire in the back garden of a property in Chadwell Heath in London this morning.

Charlotte Huggins: Ex-boyfriend jailed for New Year's Day murder  BBC News

Judge Heather Norton described Michael Rolle as a 'jealous man'.

London Underground to get full 4G coverage  BBC News

Passengers will be able to make calls and go online anywhere on the Tube network by the mid-2020s.

'Jealous' man killed ex-partner in Camberwell  BBC News

Michael Rolle stabbed Charlotte Huggins in the back just days after she ended their relationship.

In pictures: British Army horses enjoy beach summer camp  BBC News

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment swap London for its annual rural summer camp.

Trains to London: Cardiff to Paddington plan expands  BBC News

Llanelli will get a new *service* to London from 2023 and Cardiff gets more trains from 2021.

Ministers pledge to end 'poor doors' in new build housing  BBC News

The government says separate entrances "stigmatise" social housing tenants in new developments.

London sex attacks: Police link suspect to four assaults  BBC News

Detectives investigating a series of rapes and sexual assaults have released an image of a man they want to speak to in connection with the attacks, which they ...

Woman dies after being found ‘on fire’ in east London back garden  Evening Standard

A woman has died after being found “on fire” in an east London garden. Police and fire crews rushed to a home in Chadwell Heath, near Romford, late last night ...

Stunning Scottish island on sale for same price as terraced house in London  Mirror Online

Inchmarnock, at the northern end of the Sound of Bute in the Firth of Clyde, is on sale for just £1.4million.

London Bridge attackers lawfully killed, inquest finds  BBC News

The three London Bridge attackers, who killed eight people in 2017, were lawfully killed by police, an inquest has found. Khuram Butt, 27, Rachid Redouane, 30, ...

'Poverty link' to youth violence - London mayor  BBC News

Sadiq Khan says "there's never any excuse for criminality" but that poverty is a factor.

HS2: High-speed line cost 'could rise by £30bn'  BBC News

The chairman of the High Speed 2 rail project has reportedly warned that its cost could rise by £30bn. HS2 chairman Allan Cook has written to the Department ...

Top London home prices 'falling fastest' amid UK slowdown  BBC News

Detached homes in London fell in value by more than £50,000 in a year, according to official figures, driving the slowdown in UK house price growth. Typically ...

Illuminated River: First London bridges lit up  BBC News

The first bridges have been lit up as part of a design contest to illuminate the River Thames across London. Up to 15 crossings will eventually become part of ...

Chernobyl FX star DNEG prepares blockbuster London float  Sky News

The five-time Oscar-winning company is preparing for a blockbuster float in London this autumn, Sky News can reveal.

London Bridge station makes 2019 Riba Stirling Prize shortlist  BBC News

The redeveloped train station at London Bridge is one of six buildings up for the 2019 Riba Stirling prize. Others in line to be named the UK's best new building ...

Is this London's most confusing road?  BBC News

Some drivers have been confused by a road in London because arrows painted in the street point in both directions while one-way signs tell users to go the ...

London weather: City will be hotter than Ibiza, LA and Miami in scorching 33C heatwave  MyLondon

There is nothing more annoying than being abroad, checking the weather back home and seeing that it's actually hotter back home. Well deal with it, because ...

Vile 'predator' assaulted girl, 17, and exposed his penis on a London bus  MyLondon

Samuel Stoica has been jailed for his disgusting crimes.

Brexiteer brilliantly explains why London is NOT representative of England  Express

GISELA STUART brilliantly explained why London is not representative of England in an exclusive interview with Express.co.uk, while advocating for a ...

Camden Sainsbury's becomes first purpose-built supermarket to be listed  Evening Standard

A Sainsbury's store in London has become the first purpose-built supermarket to be listed. The store on Camden Road has been awarded Grade II status and ...

Man shot dead in Leyton, east London  BBC News

A man in his 20s is shot dead in the early hours, the second to be killed in London this weekend.

Nine London Waterloo platforms closed by lineside fire  BBC News

Commuters are told to avoid travelling from the station during evening rush hour.

How far would you move to get social housing?  BBC News

With a shortage of social housing in London, many homeless families are being offered homes hundreds of miles away.

London knife crime: Children 'sewing own wounds'  BBC News

Children are "risking their lives" by sewing up their knife wounds to avoid hospital, London's mayor has said. Sadiq Khan spoke out after an Anti-Knife UK ...

There's going to be 50 new drinking fountains in London - here's where  MyLondon

In a bid to reduce plastic waste at least 100 will be installed across London in the next couple of years.

Streatham 'Machete' man was carrying a fork  London News Online

A school went into lockdown after a man scaled its fence and brandished a fork. Dunraven School in Leigham Court Road, Streatham, set off emergency ...

Boris blimp to fly over London during anti-Brexit protest  The Independent

They are both blonde-haired, right-wing populists – and now it seems Donald Trump and Boris Johnson will have something else in common A blimp ...

Fourth London murder probe launched after man dies in Wembley  BBC News

The Met Police has launched four murder probes in one weekend. A man in his 20s died in Monks Park, Wembley, after he was discovered with serious head ...

The cheapest and most expensive areas of London to flatshare have been revealed  MyLondon

You'd be surprised how much renting a room in London will set you back.

The Shard: Free-climber spotted scaling London landmark  BBC News

George King, 19, who was not arrested, made the ascent without ropes or suction cups.

The Avalon, Clapham South by Paloma Lacy  London News Online

A truly good pub is a year-round affair. It should afford the opportunity to eat hearty meals in a warm and cosy atmosphere in the winter, and dine al fresco during ...

Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz  BBC News

A second tanker is now back on its way after it was boarded by armed guards in the Strait of Hormuz.

Plans for London-style bus system in Wales  BBC News

A major shake-up of the Welsh bus industry is being planned by the Welsh Government. Ministers want to boost services by introducing a London-style system ...

'Lost' Charles Dickens portrait to go on permanent display  BBC News

A lost portrait of Charles Dickens which had not been seen in public for 174 years is to go on permanent display after £180,000 was raised to secure it.

Man arrested after pair found stabbed to death in London home  Sky News

Police were called to a home in Whitton, southwest London, and found the bodies of a man in his 60s and a woman in her 70s.

Ed Sheeran's No. 5 Collaborations Project: The album you might not know about  BBC News

Ed Sheeran's No. 6 Collaborations Project has just become the year's fastest-selling album. As you probably know, it's full of A-list featured-artists including ...

Algae bio-curtains: Architects' radical solution to capture carbon  BBC News

An alternative to urban trees known as "bio-curtains" is being developed by a team of architects and scientists in London. The curtains use the power of algae to ...

Iannucci's diverse Dickens film to open London Film Festival  BBC News

The Personal Life of David Copperfield, Armando Iannucci's adaptation of Charles Dickens's famous novel, will open this year's London Film Festival. Slumdog ...

The secret London rivers you never knew were hidden beneath our feet  MyLondon

There's a whole network of streams laying under the paving stones of the capital.

Manchester mayor proposes ‘Crossrail-type’ railway for city  The Guardian

The mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has said Manchester should have an underground railway, as the cost of the delayed Crossrail project in ...

Solange shines at London's Lovebox  BBC News

The R&B star gives a transcendent performance at her only UK show this year.

Extinction Rebellion launches London 'tax strike'  Al Jazeera English

Activists ask Londoners to withhold 22 percent of their council tax to protest slow action on 'climate emergency'.

Newham stabbing: Man killed in east London  BBC News

The man, who is believed to be in his late 20s, was found injured in Newham.

The most dangerous places to live in Kingston according to police statistics  MyLondon

Find out the crimes that were committed in your neighbourhood.

Six Extinction Rebellion activists arrested in London  The Guardian

Six people have been arrested after chaining themselves to the entrance of a concrete factory during a second day of Extinction Rebellion's “summer uprising”.

London house prices fall at fastest rate in a decade  Sky News

The second half of the year may be a buyers' market for much of the UK as average price increases continue to slow sharply.

Fleeing driver reversed car over police officer in Lewisham  London News Online

Police have released an image of a man they would like to trace after an officer was run over following a routine vehicle stop in Lewisham. Two officers in an ...

Why parts of London smell of semen at this time of year  MyLondon

It's all down to a particular type of tree - and the unique aroma is particularly strong in Enfield, Bromley and Hounslow.

London bloodbath: Man stabbed in hand in brutal Purley knife attack  Express

A LARGE police presence is reported in Purely, South London after a male was believed to have been stabbed in the hand.

Man dies after being stabbed in broad daylight in southeast London  Sky News

Police believe the man was stabbed in an alleyway in Kidbrooke on Wednesday afternoon.

London’s weekly railway news  IanVisits

A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news… An unusual train movement on the London Underground. London Underground. Andy Lord appointed new ...

Train delayed in London as commuter's hair extensions get stuck in door  Sky News

The 6.34am London Northwestern *service* between Bletchley and London was delayed for several minutes at Harrow & Wealdstone.

London restaurant ditches all single use plastic  BBC News

Spring restaurant in Somerset House used to use 800 miles of cling film a year.

London bloodbath: Gunshots fired in Finsbury Park violence - Stop and Search in force  Express

A SAVAGE street attack has left two men hospitalised after reports of gunshots near the Seven Sisters Road in Finsbury Park at 9.45pm on Monday.

West End rallies round boy bullied for musicals love  BBC News

The hashtag #cheerupcharlie was trending on Twitter after a post from the nine-year-old's teacher.

London chaos: Algeria fans wreak havoc after AFCON win as they damage police car  Express

ALGERIA supporters took over the streets of London on Sunday night as they celebrated their win in the semi-final of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Wandsworth stabbing: Man dies after 'fight' in south-west London  BBC News

Police found the man injured in south-west London on Wednesday afternoon, but he later died.

Lion of London Bridge denied compensation due to criminal past despite fighting off jihadi  Express

A LONDONER dubbed the Lion of London Bridge after he took on terrorists while shouting “f*** you, I'm Millwall” has been denied compensation for his injuries ...

The amazing pub with its own zoo that is under an hour drive from London  MyLondon

Wave to meerkats and monkeys while sipping your pint!

Boris blimp to join 9ft Nigel Farage on anti-Brexit march in London  The Guardian

Protesters will take to London's streets on Saturday for a “No to Boris. Yes to Europe” march days ahead of Boris Johnson's widely anticipated move into No 10.

Man, 18, dies after stabbing in Walworth  BBC News

The teenager is the fourth person to die as a result of violent crime in London this weekend.

Meet Rita - Hard Rock Cafe London's longest-serving waitress  BBC News

Rita Gilligan MBE has served in the original Hard Rock Cafe London since day one - 14 June 1971.

Cool news! London's getting a load of new water fountains  Time Out

Everyone knows that life in plastic, as it turns out, is not fantastic. That's why Londoners are shunning plastic straws, sustainable supermarkets are popping u.

Housing crisis: Could London learn from Europe's housing schemes?  BBC News

Many European cities are finding housing solutions, but what could work for London?

Shepherd's Bush stabbing: Teen killed after taking cover in shop  BBC News

A teenager was stabbed to death in a west London shop as he tried to hide after a fight, witnesses have said. The 18-year-old victim was attacked in Uxbridge ...

Electric ferry to power new wave of London commuters  The Times

Britain's first electric ferry will begin operating in London under plans to cut air pollution in the capital, it was announced yesterday. A zero-emission battery ...

London Victoria derailment hits Gatwick Express and Southern trains  BBC News

An engineering train derailed in south London causing the closure of the Gatwick Express *service*. The train partly left the tracks at low speed outside Victoria ...

The beautiful tributes left for teenager Kye Manning stabbed to death in Purley  MyLondon

Emotional tributes including balloons, candles and flowers have been placed on a road in Croydon where a teenager was stabbed to death. Kye Manning was ...

Rise in London music venues | News  ArtsProfessional

The reversal of a decade-long pattern of decline has been credited to changes in policy including the end of the “discriminatory” Form 696.

London Bridge: Armed officer describes moment he killed attacker  BBC News

The firearms officer who shot dead the ringleader of the 2017 London Bridge attack thought he would be killed when he challenged him, a jury has heard.

London Bridge attack police officer shouted 'shoot him'  BBC News

A police officer has told an inquest how he shouted at armed police to shoot the ringleader in the final moments of the 2017 London Bridge attack. PC Tim ...

Body of plane stowaway found in London garden  The Guardian

Man, who fell from Kenya Airways jet, landed just feet away from a sunbather, neighbour says.

London Bridge attack: Could it have been stopped?  BBC News

What do we know about the police and MI5 investigation into the London Bridge attackers?

London live breaking news plus traffic, weather and more on Wednesday, July 17  MyLondon

We will be bringing you live news from all over London.

Moment 200 Met Police storm in and arrest seven suspected drug dealers in dawn raid  Express

MORE than 200 police officers carried out a series of raids across south-east London on Wednesday morning to clamp down on organised criminals supplying ...

London rapper Unknown T charged with murder  Mixmag

A 20-year-old man died from stab wounds in January 2018.

Man charged over stabbings of woman and children in London  The Guardian

Police investigating the stabbings of a woman and her children in north London on Saturday have charged a 44-year-old man with four counts of attempted ...

Michael Janisch Salutes The Positive Impact Of Immigration With 'Another London'  Clash Magazine

For more than 50 years London has benefited enormously from immigration. A truly global city with an international reach, the city's streets have become a ...

Bankers sent home as Deutsche starts slashing jobs  BBC News

Deutsche Bank has made the first of the 18,000 job cuts announced on Sunday as part of a radical reorganisation. Staff working in share trading in London, New ...

Met Police murder detectives 'face wall of silence'  BBC News

Murder detectives in London say the "heartbreak" of unsolved cases is being made worse by a "wall of silence". The Met has solved nearly 90% of homicide ...

Newham stab murder: Suspect arrested  BBC News

A 23-year-old man is arrested after he handed himself in at an east London police station.

Big Ben: London's iconic landmark turns 160 years old  BBC News

London's iconic bell began striking the hour on 11 July 1859.

Arrest after commuter assaulted at London Bridge station  Southwark News

A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm after a commuter was assaulted at London Bridge station. The attack, which ...

London news: Tourist boat SMASHES into Westminster Bridge near Houses of Parliament  Express

A BOAT full of tourists has smashed into Westminster Bridge near the Houses of Parliament.

London City Airport wants to increase number of flights  BBC News

London City Airport wants to increase the number of its flights to meet "increased passenger demand". The current annual limit of 111,000 should be increased ...

BBC London Live: As it happened  BBC News

Bringing you the latest news, sport, travel and weather from around London.

Six including new London Bridge station shortlisted for 2019 Stirling Prize - News - GCR  GCR

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the shortlist for the 2019 Stirling Prize, sponsored by real estate firm Almacantar. Construction ...

Gay's The Word: London's LGBTQ+ bookshop that's 'like family'  BBC News

Gay's The Word opened 40 years ago and has been an important part of London's LGBTQ+ culture since.

Feltham shooting: Man dies at block of flats  BBC News

The man was discovered injured when armed police were called to Feltham, south-west London.

Attacks at South Norwood Country Park prompt protest  BBC News

About 80 people have taken part in a protest calling for more safety measures after six women were attacked in two months at a south London park. The Met ...