Cop shoots and injures man in 'armed robbery' in Hackney

Cops were called to reports of an armed robbery of a vehicle in Hackney, East London, late last night. A police firearm was discharged and a man was injured after officers attended an address in Mandeville Street, Clapton, shortly before 11pm. He was taken by London Ambulance Service to Royal London Hospital. The

Woman dies after setting herself on fire outside school in Richmond

A woman has died after setting herself on fire outside a school in south west London. Pupils are believed to have witnessed the fireball horror in Richmond on Monday afternoon. The woman is believed to have set her clothes on fire before she was engulfed in flames next to Pesthouse Common outside

Woman found dead in the middle of Sussex street wearing just a dressing gown

Medics could not revive the victim, in her 50s, who may have collapsed due to cold temperatures. Sussex Police investigating the death just after 6am on Saturday in Bognor Regis found nothing suspicious. She was discovered soon after dawn on Saturday and police immediately launched an investigation. However, they found nothing to suggest

Man murdered pal on top deck of bus after all day drinking binge

A smiling knifeman who stabbed his friend to death on the top deck of a London bus after an all-day booze binge has been jailed for over 21 years. Crazed John Doherty, 39, knifed Archie Sheppard multiple times after he fell asleep on the 189 double-decker in Marylebone early on April

Former Met poster girl suing police watchdog IPCC for £144,000

Ex-firearms officer Carol Howard posed with a semi-automatic rifle to promote efforts to protect London in the 2012 Olympics. She won a £37,000 payout from the Met in 2015 after saying she was bullied as one of two black officers in the 700-strong Diplomatic Protection Group. The 39-year-old single mum is now

Top terrorism cop warns that UK faces twin peril from Islamic terrorists as well as white neo-nazis

BRITAIN’S leading counter-terrorism cop tonight warned of a twin peril facing the country from neo-Nazis and Islamic-inspired attackers. Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley revealed that four terrorist plots involving right wing fanatics have been foiled since the Westminster attacks last March. It compares to 10 Islamic terrorist conspiracies which

Court upholds ruling that police failed John Worboys’ victims

The Metropolitan Police have apologised for failing two of taxi rapist John Worboys' victims after losing a Supreme Court challenge of a ruling which led to the women winning compensation. The women were awarded £22,250 and £19,000 respectively after the High Court ruled that the Met were liable to

Financial Times building evacuated due to suspicious package

The Financial Times building has been evacuated and Southwark bridge has been cordoned off due a to suspicious package. Police were called to the scene and a witness said there were sniffer dogs and fire engines at the scene. A Met Police spokeswoman said: "Police were called at

Man dies yards from entrance to the Houses of Parliament

A man has died just a few yards from an entrance to the Houses of Parliament. Police and paramedics were called after 7am today to the scene at Westminster Tube station in central London. The man was found unresponsive, and later died, in an area of the underpass where rough