Rapist barber who sent Covid loan cash to IS terrorists in Syria jailed for 12 years

Tarek Namouz, 43, sent the funds via a money transfer bureau between November 2020 and May 2021 to organise terror attacks in Syria


Elle Edwards: Coroner describes shooting victim as ‘beautiful young woman’ at inquest opening

The 26-year-old was killed at the Lighthouse pub in Wallasey Village, Wirral, shortly before midnight on Christmas Eve


Three charged with attempted murder after teen stabbed in Dulwich on New Year’s Day

The victim remains in a critical condition in hospital, while 12 people have been arrested over the attack


Mark Cavendish and his wife ‘very distressed’ after knifepoint raid, court told

Balaclava-wearing intruders broke into Olympian’s home as slept upstairs with his wife Peta and their three-year-old child, court is told



Tower Hamlets: Man charged following incident at east London mosque

A man has been charged following reports of a person armed with a knife at a mosque in east London, the Met Police has said.


Police ‘not interested in prosecuting fraud’, deputy High Court judge says

The barrister spoke about the decline in prosecuting the crime since the 90s, saying ‘fraud just isn’t that exciting’


Newham: Man charged with murder of fellow resident at adult care facility

A 21-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a fellow resident at an adult care home in Newham.


Brixton drill rapper ‘Loski’ guilty of possessing loaded revolver

Jyrelle O’Connor, 23, was a high-profile gang member in south London


Man charged with murder of fellow care home resident at facility in west London

Rajinder Pall will appear in court in connection with the death of John Hallisey


Carer was walking home from work when hit by police car, inquest hears

An inquest opening on Wednesday heard the police driver attempted CPR before she was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.


Man charged with murder of fellow care home resident after assault

John Hallisey died at residential care home in Hayes, west London


Police want to find this man after woman kicked unconscious in Essex station attack

The attacker dragged her through a ticket barrier before repeatedly stamping on her head


Two suspects ‘not apprehended’ over Mark Cavendish robbery, court told

Masked intruders armed with knives broke into the Olympic cyclist’s home in the early hours of November 27 2021, prosecutors said.


Boy killed outside boxing gym a year after Rambo knife incident, court told

Teon Campbell-Pitter died after being stabbed outside the Double Jab Boxing Club in New Cross, south-east London, in April 2021.


Man charged with smuggling cocaine to Australia in Kinder Egg capsules

Around 120g of class A drug reportedly stashed inside six yellow plastic capsules


Birmingham nightclub murder suspects ordered to face trial in July

Kami Carpenter, 21, and Remy Gordon, 22, were remanded in custody until March after a brief Crown Court hearing.


Jailed man leaps from dock at court and goes on run as police launch manhunt

Merseyside Police confirmed he is still ‘outstanding’ following his escape


British personal trainer shot dead at guest house in Jamaica

Man identified as Sean Patterson, 33, from west London


Waterloo murder: Appeal to find witnesses after fatal stabbing of Adrian Keise

The Met has released two pictures of men who may have seen the stabbing outside the Cubana Restaurant


Eleanor Williams’ case put Barrow ‘through the wringer’, says local MP

Barrow & Furness MP Simon Fell said he hoped that the local community could ‘heal and learn lessons that will better protect genuine victims’.


Eleanor Williams guilty of making false grooming gang rape claims

Some people Eleanor Williams made allegations about were real, while others, did not exist, court told


Man and woman charged with illegally aborting baby and disposing of body

Charges come after properties in Swindon and Cirencester were searched in September 2020, police say



Mark Cavendish targeted in knifepoint raid at home, court told

The intruders made off with two Richard Mille watches, valued at £400,000 and £300,000 respectively, during the raid near Ongar, Essex


Police issue E-fit for man behaving inappropriately to teen girls

Kent Police are appealing for the public to come foward if they have any information


Mark Cavendish targeted in knifepoint raid at Essex home, court told

The intruders made off with two Richard Mille watches, valued at £400,000 and £300,000 respectively, during the raid in the Ongar area of Essex


Mother grabbed from behind and has kitchen knife held to throat in broad daylight attack

A mother screamed for her life as two robbers grabbed her from behind and held a knife to her throat as she walked home.


Murder arrest in Newham after second care home resident killed in London within one night

It happened just hours after another man was reportedly killed by a fellow care home resident in west London


Human remains found in Essex pond likely there for ‘weeks’ as police launch murder probe

Human remains have been found in Oakwood Pond in Harlow, Essex


Woman and 17-year-old girl found dead at home in Hampshire

Police say their deaths are currently being treated as ‘unexplained’


BLM organiser denies fraud charges related to Colston protest

Xahra Saleem has been accused of two counts of fraud by abuse of position in relation to fundraising pages.


Man, 29, charged with murdering woman at her Hillingdon home on New Year’s Eve

Heartbroken friends have described Stephanie Hansen as ‘a beautiful young lady and a remarkable environmental heroine’


‘Arrogant’ thug who knocked blind man’s glasses off his face is jailed

Jake Boothman, 29, attacked the man and his girlfriend as they waited for a taxi outside Preston train station on Tuesday, December 13


Man living in care home found dead as fellow resident arrested for ‘murder’

The 60-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene despite efforts by paramedics


Man arrested on suspicion of murdering fellow care home resident in Hayes, west London

The two men lived at a facility for adults with mental health and drug abuse issues


Man, 54, charged with murder of missing Lewisham woman

He will appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday as search for body continues


Maureen Gitau: Man, 54, charged with murder of missing Lewisham woman

He will appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday


12 arrested as teenager left fighting for life after stabbing in West Dulwich

An 18-year-old is in critical condition following attack


Tributes after ‘beautiful’ woman found dead at home in Hillingdon on New Year’s Eve

A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of ‘environmental heroine’ Stephanie Hansen


Hillingdon ‘murder’: Tributes to ‘environmental heroine’, 39, found dead on New Year’s Eve

Stephanie Hansen was described as a ‘beautiful young lady’ with a great love of the natural world


Two men remanded in custody charged with Birmingham nightclub murder

Kami Carpenter, 21, and Remy Gordon, 22, are also charged with affray after an inquiry into the stabbing of 23-year-old footballer Cody Fisher.


Two men charged with murdering footballer Cody Fisher to appear before court

Kami Carpenter and Remy Gordon are charged with the murder of Cody Fisher, who was fatally stabbed at a nightclub on Boxing Day.


Elle Edwards murder: Sister’s emotional tribute to ‘best friend, sidekick and soul mate’

‘I should not be waking up this morning on New Year’s Day without you,’ Lucy Edwards wrote


‘You rubbed your body against his’: Transcript of rape victim’s ‘brutal’ cross-examination in court

Exclusive: Transcript reveals ‘brutal but typical’ examination by defence barrister


Rape victims should not be left ‘traumatised’ by brutal court questioning, CPS chief says

Exclusive: Max Hill KC warns of ‘further trauma’ after tearful victim was accused during cross-examination of ‘rubbing up’ against alleged rapist


Teenage arsonist escapes mental health facility as public warned not to approach

Johnny Brady, 19, has multiple convictions for arson in the Derbyshire area


Urgent police appeal as teen arsonist escapes Northampton mental health facility

Police urge people not to approach him, and to instead call 999 if they see him


Woman, 39, killed in home on New Year’s Eve as man arrested on suspicion of murder

Stephanie Hansen was found with serious injuries at a property in Hayes, west London


Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman found dead in west London on New Year’s Eve

Police believe the woman to be Stephanie Hansen, 39, who lived at the property


Police Scotland denies officially labelling paedophiles ‘minor-attracted people’

Force says it was quoting the term from a European body and then ‘lobbied against it’


Two charged with murder after footballer Cody Fisher stabbed to death in Birmingham nightclub

Cody Fisher, 23, was stabbed to death at the Crane nightclub in Birmingham on Boxing Day



Maureen Gitau: Man arrested for murder of missing woman as police hunt body

Maureen Gitau, 24, was reported missing by her family on December 10


Elle Edwards murder: Man arrested over Christmas Eve pub shooting released on bail

The 26-year-old was killed at the Lighthouse pub in Wallasey Village, Wirral, on Christmas Eve


Murder probe launched as man, 29, dies after being stabbed in heart in London park

Despite the efforts of London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance, he was pronounced dead at the scene


Man arrested on suspicion of murdering missing woman, 24, from Deptford

Maureen Gitau has not been seen since December 5, and detectives say she ‘has likely been killed’


Elle Edwards: Third person arrested over Christmas Eve shooting released on bail

Miss Edwards died after being shot in a pub on Christmas Eve


Jamaly Samba Baibu: 16-year old charge with killing teenager in Islington

Suspect was arrested after landing at Gatwick airport



CCTV image released after rail staff member ‘sexually assaulted by woman on London train’

Police have released an image of a woman they want to speak to after a member of rail staff was sexually assaulted on a London-bound train.


Nearly 30 sheep die in suspected dog attack that is ‘among worst’ Kent Police have seen

A suspected dog attack that led to the deaths of 27 pregnant sheep has been described by Kent Police as “possibly the worst livestock attack we have ever had”.


‘House of horrors’ where man killed pregnant girlfriend and three children to be demolished

Neighbours in adjoining property asked to be rehomed after drug addict Damien Bendall killed four people with claw hammer during a sleepover


Elle Edwards: Family’s tribute to ‘beautiful and bright star’ as police hunt her killer

‘There was no one as beautiful as our Elle May, her looks, her laugh and the way she would light up a room as soon as she walked in’


Family tribute to ‘beloved princess’ killed in Christmas Day crash as four men arrested

Maria Carolina Do Nascimento Migel was killed in the fatal collision in north London



Clerkenwell stabbing: Police arrest teen at Gatwick over fatal stabbing of boy

Second arrest made by police investigating killing of Jamaly Samba Baibu


O2 Academy crush detectives renew appeal for footage of the tragedy as part of investigation

The victim is critically ill in hospital more than a fortnight after the tragedy, which claimed two lives


Man who threatened bailiffs and police with gun in south-east London jailed

Richard Todd was involved in an ‘intense’ 20-minute standoff with armed police


First picture of woman, 22, killed in Christmas Day hit and run in Edgware

Police had earlier tried to stop the car that slammed into Maria’s vehicle at the Brent Cross Flyover


Taiwo Balogun: Police issue image of missing mother on day she was last seen in Dartford

The family of Taiwo Balogun said they are ‘very worried’ about her welfare after she vanished in early December


Police hunt for fan who injured teenage girl by hurling coins at Man City game

Police say attack was ‘malicious’ as they hunt culprit who hurled cup filled with coins


Racist thug who hurled boiling water at Ealing police officer avoids jail

Outrage at “shocking” lenient sentence for Astrit Mala who injured officer


Elle Edwards: Police describe Liverpool gun killing as ‘appalling and callous’

Officers will ‘not rest’ until killer is brought to justice


Over 4,000 Londoners fined for using their phones while driving in 18% rise in a year

A total of 19,655 fixed-penalty notices were issued last year across England and Wales


Teenage boy seriously injured in Slough hit-and-run as police appeal for witnesses

He was hit by a white saloon-style vehicle but the driver failed to stop