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Vicar arrested in ‘sham marriages’ inquiry

A Croydon vicar has been arrested on suspicion of conducting sham marriages, it has been disclosed. The Reverend Nathan Ntege, of St Jude with St A...

Twenty-three arrested in dawn raids as police tackle drug dealing and firearms crime in Hackney

More than 20 people were arrested in dawn raids in east London today in a landmark operation tackling Hackney-based gangs involved in drug dealing ...

Shot man took bus to hospital, court told

A man who had been shot in the head in a dispute with a Croydon man flagged down a bus which took him to hospital, the Old Bailey told. The bus dri...

Case of Hoxton man convicted of brutal murder of chef is referred back to Court of Appeal

A 24-year-old Hoxton man who claims to have been wrongly convicted of the murder of a chef in 2004 has had his case referred to the Court of Appeal...

Pensioner, 77, robbed of money for wife’s funeral

A couple robbed a Tower Hamlets pensioner of cash intended to pay for his late wife’s funeral, Scotland Yard have disclosed. The 77-year-old ...

Croydon couple jailed for two-year-old son abuse

A father and step-mother from Croydon were jailed yesterday after being found guilty of child cruelty against their two-year-old son. Gnagne Sangar...

Croydon man jailed for killing of 14-year-old

A speeding driver from Croydon has been jailed today for eight months after admitting to the killing of a teenage girl last year. John Page, 35 fro...

Croydon crackdown on “Fagin’’ –led gang.

A 25-year-old man was arrested today during raids in Croydon and across south London by detectives investigating a street robbery gang led by a ‘...

Missing Kerry could be in Lewisham

Kerry Lea Hamilton,16, was last seen in  May 2011 at a McDonalds in Rye Lane, Peckham.  Although police believe that Kerry may be staying in the ...

Girl found but brother still missing

A twelve year-old girl who was reported missing has now been located, the Metropolitan Police have confirmed. Sophie Ryan left her home on Primrose...

Officer loses job over relationship with teenager

A Metropolitan Police Officer has been dismissed without notice for forming an inappropriate relationship with a vulnerable fourteen year old girl...

Man from Bow arrested on suspicion of touting

A 38-year-old man from Bow was arrested on suspicion of ticket touting at yesterday’s UEFA Champions League Final at Wembley. He was later b...

MI5 listening device solved teacher case

A report in a national newspaper indicates that a Security Service listening device provided the critical evidence leading to the conviction of 4 ...

Fresh appeal in Brockley shooting

The Metropolitan Police have made a fresh appeal for witnesses to a fatal shooting in Brockley last year. Matthew Clement, 23 was found with gunsho...

Four jailed for attacking teacher in Bow

Four men were jailed today for the brutal attack on a religious studies teacher in Tower Hamlets. A fifth man was jailed for hiding the attackers&#...

Appeal over £1 million vintage wine theft

Police in Tower Hamlets are appealing for help and information after more than a million pounds worth of vintage wine was stolen from a warehouse i...

man charged with imitation firearm

A builder from St George’s road  SE1, 26 year-old Michael Jankowski, has been charged for possession of an imitation firearm.Police were cal...

Fresh appeal for Shadwell Basin death

Detectives are appealing for help in finding someone who may have tried to save the life of a man who drowned in Shadwell Basin. The body of Ibrahi...

Zippos Circus in graffiti attack

Workers at Zippos Circus woke up on Monday morning to find “animal abusers” scrawled over one of their trucks and across the entrance of the ci...

The moment a 15 year old hit man shot a young mother in Hackney

A jury have today found the teenage hit man, Santre Sanchez Gayle, of Kensal Rise, guilty of gunning down a woman as she answered the door to her m...

Stabbed PC discharged from hospital

PC Nigel Albuery, the Croydon police constable who was stabbed on Thursday evening, has been discharged from hospital, the Met Police has confirme...

Man in court for Croydon police stabbing

An 18 year old man from Purley appears in court today (Saturday 21st May) charged with stabbing Croydon police constable Nigel Albuery when he was ...

Pete Doherty jailed for six months

Pete Doherty has been jailed for six months after pleading guilty to possession of cocaine.He was charged after the death from a suspected overdose...

Man charged with woman’s murder

A 54 year old man has appeared at the Central Criminal Court charged with the murder of Julie Dorsett from Hackney. Sinclair Lewis was arrested i...

Driver charged following collision in Lee

The 25 year-old  driver of a BMW car which collided with a classic mini in Lee has been formally charged.The incident took place in the early hour...

Croydon police chief shocked and concerned over stabbing of his officer

The 34 year old police officer stabbed several times in Bute Road Waddon, Thursday night has been named as Constable Nigel Albuery. He is curren...

E-fit image of violent burglary suspect

The Metropolitan Police have issued an E-fit image of a suspect they want to interview in connection with a violent burglary in Merriam Avenue in e...

Bravery of Police in New Cross

Remarkable video taken by a Goldsmiths student of a stand-off between police officers in New Cross and a man weilding a machete has been published...

Two to stand trial for Lawrence murder

Two men are to stand trial for the murder of Stephen Lawrence after the emergence of “compelling” new evidence in the case. David Nor...

£20,000 reward to solve this man’s murder in Mile End

The Met Police are offering a £20,000 reward for information that can help them identify, arrest and prosecute the murderer or murderers of father...

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