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Counter-terror probe launched after two explosive devices found in London flat
No arrests have been made.
A double-stabbing at Sony's London HQ led to armed police evacuating the building
The company has said it was a “violent altercation” between kitchen staff.
Company charged with offences following UK baby death investigation
The company is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Monday 17 December.
Police search house in Birmingham in Suzy Lamplugh murder investigation
Suzy Lamplugh, aged 25, was reported missing on 28 July 1986 in Fulham, London.
Man with taser arrested at Buckingham Palace made 'genuine error'
The Met Police said the man “posed no threat”.
Man 'armed with Taser' arrested at Buckingham Palace
The 38-year-old is being questioned at a London police station.
Woman who shared clip of dying boyfriend on social media jailed for 14 years
Fatima Khan was sentenced at the Old Bailey where she was previously found guilty of orchestrating the killing of Khalid Safi.
'Joel was like the sunshine after rain': Tributes paid to 7-year-old London boy killed in arson fire
Joel Urhie died as a result of a deliberate arson attack on his home on 7 August.
Man jailed in London for planning terrorist attack to kill Theresa May
Naa’imur Rahman pleaded guilty to engaging in conduct in assisting the preparation of terrorist acts.
Tottenham captain Lloris charged with drink-driving
The France international will appear before court next month.
Man charged with attempted murder after crashing car into barriers in Westminster
The case is being treated as terrorism.
Stolen 12th century Buddha statue to be returned to India after 57 years
The Buddha is one of 14 statues stolen in 1961 from a museum in India.
Westminster car crash: Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences
The Met’s Counter Terrorism Command is now leading the investigation.
Murder investigation launched after 7-year-old boy dies in fire
“The pain his family must be enduring at this time, is difficult to imagine,” police said.
77-year-old arrested over murder of Seychelles politician in 1985 has been released
Gérard Hoarau, an exiled opposition leader from Seychelles, was living in London when he was shot dead in 1985.
'A long wait for justice': Man jailed for raping girl in 1978
Colin Hudson (64) raped the girl in England four decades ago.
Photo: Replica 'suicide jacket' UK police used to catch man plotting to kill Theresa May
Naa’imur Rahman gave undercover officers a jacket to be converted into a bomb, and he was arrested moments after they returned it to him.
67 arrested as Met Police 'remove dangerous individuals from communities they're abusing'
The arrests were made under the Met Police’s Operation Puglia.
'Parasitic fraud': Man and woman jailed for claiming to have lived in Grenfell Tower
The judge said that this was “a parasitic fraud in the wake of a human catastrophe”.
'He's a handsy guy': Guy Pearce suggests he was groped by Kevin Spacey during filming of LA Confidential
Since 2017, Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey has faced numerous claims of sexual assault and harassment.
'He was everything to me': Three men jailed in London for fatal stabbing of new father
The cause of death given was stab wounds and severe loss of blood.
Boy (15) stabbed to death during brawl after birthday party
Up to 100 young people confronted police who attended the scene in London last night.
London gang members banned from making music glorifying violence
Members of the gang were also jailed for planning a violent attack on a rival gang.
One year on, the horrific Grenfell Tower fire still haunts the London community
71 people were killed in the fire that swept through Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017.
Four men charged by police investigating Grenfell Tower fraud
Eight men and one woman were arrested yesterday for fraud.
Nine people arrested for 'fraudulently benefitting from Grenfell fire'
The amounts involved range from £20,000 to £100,000.
Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch hailed for fighting off real-life villains on London street
The Hollywood star came to the aid of a Deliveroo delivery cyclist who was being assaulted by muggers on a London street.
Police hunt for suspected serial fraudster who stole around €260,000 and failed to appear in court
He is wanted for questioning.
Met Police arrest 95-year-old man for murder after carer (61) dies from head injuries
Police are not seeking anyone else in connection with their investigation.
Belgian man jailed for 17 years for importing £7 million of cocaine into UK on helicopter
It was estimated that Frederic Fagnoul was importing an estimated 50kg of cocaine on each flight from France.
Three men who stole ashes of baby twins convicted over string of burglaries
Along with items of jewellery, a maroon box was taken which contained the ashes of twins who died at birth.
Man jailed for over 10 years after brandishing fake gun at children from car before speeding off
Peter Brown had been identified from CCTV footage as having pointed a ‘gun’ at a group of youths at a children’s playground in August 2017.
London police urge public to respect floral tributes near home where burglar was stabbed to death
Henry Vincent (37) died after a struggle with Richard Osborn-Brooks (78) at his home in Hither Green.
Man (40s) shot dead by police in east London
The incident occurred early this morning.
Two 17-year-olds arrested after 18-year-old man dies in 50th London murder of the year
London’s murder rate has overtaken New York City’s.
People who saw girl being shot dead asked to 'do the right thing' and come forward
It is believed that shots were fired from a vehicle into a group of people in Tottenham on Monday night.
Pensioner arrested for murder after burglar stabbed to death in London
The 78-year-old called police to say there was a burglary in progress at his home.
Murder investigation launched in London after second teen shot inside 24 hours dies
A boy and a girl, aged 16 and 17, have died following separate shooting incidents.
17-year-old girl killed in London shooting named locally as Tanesha Melbourne
Separately, a 16-year-old boy was also found suffering from gunshot injuries in the London area last night.
Skripals were poisoned with deadly nerve agent from front door of their own home, police say
The highest concentration of nerve agent was found at Sergei Skripal’s home address, according to Met Police.