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Winners of animal photography competition revealed

The winning image in the ZSL Animal Photography Prize. Credit: Zoological Society of London.

This action shot of a chameleon as it snares its prey has scooped the top prize in an animal photography competition.

The Zoological Society of London's annual contest attracted thousands of entries for its adult and children's categories.

Other winners included shots of a Gentoo penguin jumping over the waves and a black-and-white portrait of a orangutan.

A Gentoo penguin jumps over the waves. Credit: Zoological Society of London.


Plans to cut frontline tube staff revealed

Frontline staff numbers could be cut at London underground stations. Credit: ITV News.

New figures obtained by a London Assembly member have revealed that Transport for London is planning to cut around a fifth of staff working in stations across the network.

The proposals would see staffing cut at 216 stations with around 588 workers due to be cut in total across the network.

London Assembly Labour group transport spokesman Val Shawcross said the impact would vary across the capital but some stations could see as much as a 58% reduction in staff.

Police continue to search for missing Alice three weeks on

Alice Gross.

Today marks three weeks since teenager Alice Gross went missing from her home in west London.

Her last known movements were captured on CCTV as she walked alongside the Grand Union Canal on August 28.

It comes after police yesterday spent the day searching the house of a Latvian builder who is also missing.

Arnis Zalkalns, 41, was last seen seven days after Alice went missing. He regularly cycles along the isolated route that the 14-year-old had walked down.


Police appeal to trace man over alleged assault

Police want to speak to Alex Odonkor in connection with an alleged assault. Credit: Metropolitan Police.

Police have made an appeal to trace a man after an alleged assault on a woman in Watford at the weekend.

Alex Odonkor is being sought after the victim suffered serious facial injuries.

She was allegedly attacked at an address in the north of the town and then prevented from leaving following an argument with a man shortly after midnight on Sunday.

Police charge two men after Battersea shooting

21 year old Sebastian Jamal Hyman-Knight was shot dead on Thursday Credit: Metropolitan Police

Police have tonight charged two men with the murder of a young father who was shot dead in Battersea last week.

21 year old Sebastian Jamal Hyman-Knight was found with gunshot wounds on Tennyson Street on Thursday night. He was taken to hospital but died on Friday morning. 30 year old Husnu Ibrahim and 29 year old Steven Pulham will appear at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court tomorrow.

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