Police are asking for information after a motorcyclist was killed last night in a crash on the A2 in Greenwich.The bike collided with the central reservation close to the Kidbrooke interchange, on the Kent-bound carriageway just before 17.30 yesterday evening.
The 42 year old motorcyclist, from Sevenoaks, was pronounced dead at the scene. It is not thought he hit any other vehicles before the crash.
Both carriageways of the A2 were closed following the collision but have now re-opened.
A 16-year-old girl - who sometimes refers to herself as 'Matthew' - has gone missing in South London. Aphrael Heightley was last seen on Tuesday morning leaving her home in Plumstead.
Aphrael has short black hair and has two piercings on her lips. She may also be wearing her black thick rimmed glasses. Police say she is known to travel across the country and has she has previously been to Derbyshire, Kent and Leicestershire as well as a number of locations across London.
Any information to the Missing Person Unit at Greenwich on 101.
As you'll know by now, London is set to be hotter than Ibiza this weekend. But the sun has already started shining and Londoners are making the most of it - including this group in Greenwich. They had a picnic this lunchtime in a parking space in Greenwich.
They even used a traffic cone to help keep cars out. Is this the worst place to have a picnic?
More than 40 pantomime horses are expected to take part in an annual race today in Greenwich.
At 11am there is a pre-race event at Devonport House on King William Walk.
There will be appearances from EastEnders cast members and a Queen Elizabeth II lookalike!
A couple who sexually exploited Polish women at brothels run from a Greenwich call centre will be sentenced tomorrow. Kamil Niewiadomski and Ewa Nosal posted adverts for escorts on a Polish website. When applicants came to work for the pair, their photos were posted on adult services websites here.
Niewiadomski also fined victims £10 if they were late or a client walked out. Officers investigated the pair after several victims rang their hotline.
Detectives recovered almost 50 identity cards for Polish men and women at their house, suggesting all had been exploited or worked for the pair.
Police believe there may be many more victims.
Nosal and Niewiadomski both pleaded guilty to controlling prostitution for gain at Southwark Crown Court on 11 October . Niewiadomski also pleaded guilty to doing an act tending and intended to pervert the course of public justice.
Police are appealing for information to help find missing teenager from south east London. Shauna McCrory, 18, from St Johns Park has not been seen since October 5, the Metropolitan Police said today.
Police said McCrory is known to frequent Greenwich, and although has been in contact with her family, she remains missing.
She is described as white, 5ft 4ins tall with long dark hair.
Anyone with information is asked to call officers on 020 8284 7713.
A unique exhibition showcasing the works of one London's greatest artists opens today in Greenwich.
The 'Turner and the Sea' exhibition opens at the National Maritime Museum, displaying works from JMW Turner on one of his favourite subjects - the ocean.
The world famous painter JMW Turner really was a Londoner through and through. Born in Covent Garden, his main base was in the capital throughout his amazing career.
Now the city is his home again as a unique exhibition opens in London, one that explores the artist's obsession with the most sublime of his subjects - the Sea. Martin Stew has more.
Plans for a new Crossrail station at Abbey Wood in south London have just been approved.
Bexley and Greenwich councils gave the go-ahead for the new, two-level station which opens in 2017. The station will be built above two new dedicated Crossrail tracks and those used by North Kent services.
The existing station will be demolished, with a temporary station opened to cover services in the meantime.
Crossrail claim that when the new station opens, the journey from Abbey Wood to Canary Wharf and to Bond Street should be around 20 minutes quicker. Passengers travelling to Heathrow airport should be able to cut about 40 minutes off their journey.
The owner the last remaining dry dock in Greenwich says he could be forced to close his business, because of the redevelopment of the area.
Paul Deverell has run the boatyard at Badock's Wharf for more than 25 years. But, as part of changes to the area, he has to move to a new site, which he says he can't afford to do.
Martin Stew reports.