The Extinction Rebellion activist who scaled Big Ben is now in custody after evading police for more than three hours.
Metropolitan Police chief Cressida Dick says the force has been “stretched” by Extinction Rebellion protests, impeding its ability to respond to other crimes.
More police armed with Tasers will protect officers from the kinds of “sickening attacks” some constables have suffered in recent months, the Scotland Yard Commissioner has said.
Detectives are hunting a man suspected of sexually assaulting nine women travelling on buses.
A former IT contractor who stole more than £500,000 from 95 accounts belonging to vulnerable people in east London has been jailed for five years.
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder in connection with the stabbing death of 21-year-old Meshach Williams in Brent in north-west London in April.
A London man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.
A “dangerous” sexual predator has been jailed after a witness tracked him down a month after he targeted two lone women in the street.
The mother of a six-year-old boy was one of two victims murdered in separate killings less than a mile apart in north London.
A pedestrian has died following a collision with a motorbike in south-west London, the Metropolitan Police said.
British and American police are attempting to locate a 16-year-old girl who flew from New York to the UK at the weekend, reportedly after being in contact with an older man.
More than 12,000 police officers will be on the streets for Notting Hill Carnival this year, with “significantly more” knife arches in place at the popular event.
The death of former Love Island contestant Mike Thalassitis is not being treated as suspicious.
An explosion on a London Underground train which sent passengers and those in the vicinity fleeing in fear is being treated as a terrorist incident by police.
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All 12 people arrested in connection with the Westminster terror attack have been released without charge.
Three north MPs are thought to be among dozens of politicians targeted by a chilling death threat.