A top London academic has spoken of reports that a reduction in stop and searches is "partially being offset by increases in traffic stops".Read the full story ›
Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, the national lead for Counter Terrorism Policing, said the Met has mobilised additional officersRead the full story ›
Police have launched an investigation into a link between 'tissue begging' and organised gangs.Read the full story ›
A jilted lover who stabbed his housemate to death over a relationship with an ex girlfriend has been sentenced to life imprisonment.Read the full story ›
The 38-year-old officer was on his way home from a night shift when he collapsed. His death is not being treated as suspicious.Read the full story ›
The police commissioner will host a counter terrorism conference in London today to discuss the changing terrorist threat in Europe and elsewhere.
Sir Bernard Hogan Howe will be joined by more than 100 senior representatives from police and security forces, as well as partners from other countries recently affected by terrorist attacks.
A London teenager has been charged with terrorism offences after returning to the UK on a flight from Istanbul.
The Met Police say 19 year old Yahya Rashid, from Willesden in north-west London, was arrested by counter terrorism police at Luton Airport yesterday.
He's been charged with preparing to carry out an act of terrorism as well as preparing to help others to do so.
Police say the alleged offences took place between November 2014 and March 2015
Rashid was due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court today.
Britain's longest serving police officer has finally hung up his badge as the Met bid farewell to him.Read the full story ›
A march for peace is being held in Shoreditch this afternoon to stamp out knife and gun crime in London. Youth Against Crime not Crime Against You and Oh Mothers, are working together to raise awareness of gang crime. The march aims to raise awareness of the dangers of carrying weapons. The groups hope to speak to both parents and youths about how to keep away from gangs, or how to leave one.
Today's march follows the stabbing death of 15-year-old Joel Adesina. The teenager was stabbed on Bethnal Green Road, following a late night row on December 5.