• 3 Jun 2018

    Theresa May joined the London mayor Sadiq Khan and the head of Scotland Yard to observe a minutes silence in memory of those who died in the London Bridge terror attack a year ago today. At a special service in Southwark Cathedral, next to the spot where three attackers drove a van into pedestrians before…

  • 7 Apr 2018

    The London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called for police to carry out more stop and searches of people they suspect of carrying a weapon – to help tackle the rise in gun and knife attacks. 300 more officers are being deployed in areas which have been worst affected. The Met Commissioner Cressida Dick insisted that…

  • 3 Apr 2018

    Leroy Logan is a former superintendent in the Metropolitan police.  He retired in 2013 after 30 years’ service. Sephton Henry was a former gang member in London for 16 years and now works for Gangsline – a charity supporting young people involved in gang culture. And Temi Mwale is the founder of the community organisation…

  • 3 Apr 2018

    The statistics are grim – two teenagers shot and a third teenager stabbed in London in the space of an hour. The reality seems worse – with the local MP stating that although there’s no single cause there has been a big spike in gun and knife crime across the capital and local residents are…

  • 4 Jan 2018

    Solicitor Harriet Wistrich has represented some of the victims of the ‘black cab rapist’ John Worboys, who is to be released on licence having served just ten years of that life sentence.

  • 15 Dec 2017

    Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has been out launching a new rough sleeping campaign, in conjunction with 18 different charities.

  • 5 Dec 2017

    The statistics on sexual assaults in Ubers and taxis aren’t as clear-cut as they first appear. FactCheck investigates.

  • 16 Sep 2017

    Armed police have raided a house in Sunbury-on-Thames – while detectives are scouring CCTV to “chase down” suspects – after a teenager was arrested earlier today in connection with the Parsons Green tube bombing.

  • 30 Aug 2017

    A new development tonight in the case of little girl whose foster care arrangements have made headlines for days: A family court judge has just taken the highly unusual step of publishing her judgement because of concerns about the way the media has reported the case.

  • 14 Aug 2017

    It was to have been a leafy vista spanning the river Thames. But the garden bridge has finally been scrapped after the Trust behind the scheme said it couldn’t go ahead without public cash. It blamed the London Mayor Sadiq Khan for failing to support it, but he hit back saying Londoners should be “very…

  • 14 Aug 2017

    A silent march has been held in West London to commemorate the two month anniversary of the Grenfell fire. It comes as it’s emerged that up to 200 residents are still living in temporary accommodation.

  • 26 Jun 2017

    Fourteen police officers were injured last night when trouble flared during protests in East London at the death of a young black man. Edson Da Costa died in hospital six days after he was stopped by police in Beckton while travelling in a car with friends. Protesters alleged that Mr Da Costa was beaten by…

  • 19 Jun 2017

    The attack came as a group of Muslim worshipers finished prayers here in Finsbury Park shortly after midnight last night. Fatima Manji arrived at the scene of the attack in the early hours of this morning and has spent the day piecing together the events and the reaction.

  • 19 Jun 2017

    It was the kind of incident that everyone feared. In the wake of a series of Islamist-inspired attacks in London and Manchester, last night came an attack on Muslims – a van hitting a crowd who had just left evening prayers. One man died and 10 were injured. Tonight we’ve learned more about the suspect,…

  • 17 Jun 2017

    Theresa May met survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire – as well as volunteers and community leaders – in Downing Street this afternoon. And while she reassured families affected by the disaster that the Government was there for them, she admitted that support on the ground in the initial hours was simply not good enough.