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Tottenham captain Lloris charged with drink-driving
The France international will appear before court next month.
# Terrorism
Man charged with attempted murder after crashing car into barriers in Westminster
The case is being treated as terrorism.
# Lost and Found
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.
# London
Westminster car crash: Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences
The Met’s Counter Terrorism Command is now leading the investigation.
# London
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.
# Gérard Hoarau
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.
# London
'A long wait for justice': Man jailed for raping girl in 1978
Colin Hudson (64) raped the girl in England four decades ago.
# Terrorism
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.
# operation puglia
67 arrested as Met Police 'remove dangerous individuals from communities they're abusing'
The arrests were made under the Met Police’s Operation Puglia.
# met police
'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”.
# kevin spacey
'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.
# Stabbing
'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.
# London
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.
# Notting Hill
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.
# London
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.
# London
Four men charged by police investigating Grenfell Tower fraud
Eight men and one woman were arrested yesterday for fraud.
# London
Nine people arrested for 'fraudulently benefitting from Grenfell fire'
The amounts involved range from £20,000 to £100,000.
# imitation game
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.
# met police
Police hunt for suspected serial fraudster who stole around €260,000 and failed to appear in court
He is wanted for questioning.
# islington
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.
# Jailed
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.
# London
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.
# London
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
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.
# met police
Man (40s) shot dead by police in east London
The incident occurred early this morning.
# Deaths
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.
# London
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.
# hither green
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.
# walthamstow
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.
# UK
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.
# russian poisoning
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.
# parsons green
London Tube bomber (18) sentenced to 34 years in prison
Ahmed Hassan (18) had left a home-made made bomb on a District Line train last September.
# Nikolay Glushkov
Met Police treating Russian businessman's death in London as murder
Police say that at this stage, there doesn’t seem to be a link to the attempted murders in Salisbury.
# England
Woman found dead in London, husband and children found dead in Sussex
A murder investigation has been launched.
# got the go-ahead
Met Police apologises after Hampshire Police investigated crime an undercover officer committed
The undercover officer infiltrated a group of animal rights activists and released a number of mink from a fur farm in 1998.
# met police
Gardaí receive report of sexual assault accusation against Harvey Weinstein
Met Police confirmed over the weekend that it had received new allegations against Weinstein, one of which took place in Ireland.
# London
Man charged with dangerous driving over crash that killed three London teenagers
The teenage boys were killed on Friday after being struck by an Audi A5.
# charing cross
Gas leak in London's West End causes 2am evacuation from hotel and nightclub
Almost 1,500 people were taken to safety.
# Tragedy
Man found dead after fall at construction site in London's Canary Wharf
The man is believed to have fallen into a deep trench at the site.
# Freedom of Information
Assault, theft and drunk and disorderly: 1,762 Irish people arrested by Met Police this year
Some 62 people were arrested for being drunk and disorderly, one was arrested for being drunk and in charge of a child under seven.