A plaque was unveiled in Southwark this afternoon in memory of one of Britain's earliest black jazz musicians, Frank Bates.
Europe's tallest building will be officially unveiled in central London today.
A man has been jailed for four-and-a-half years for targeting a 112-year-old woman and burgling her home
Two armed robbers, who targeted a series of small businesses and bookmakers in east and south London, have been jailed at Southwark Crown Court today.
John Robinson and Charlie Garratty were jailed for a total of 12 years after pleading guilty at the Old Bailey to a number of offences, following the raids between November 2011 and March 2012.
The offences were deemed as "well-planned" by New Scotland Yard, adding that not only had the suspects been "vocal in their threats" but also "very violent" towards their victims, brandishing imitation weapons.
Southwark Council has been criticised for agreeing a deal which means less than 5% of flats in a massive new residential development will be available to rent as social housing.
The information about plans for the Heygate Estate was accidentally revealed on their website earlier this week.
Demolition of the estate in Elephant and Castle began in 2011. It's hoped buyers will start moving in from 2015. The council has said 25% of the flats will be affordable.
Southwark council is to consider plans to create the largest regeneration scheme in Europe.
If it's approved, the Heygate Scheme would cost £1.5 billion and see the demolition of 1,000 homes and the creation of new flats, shops and leisure facilities.
Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a 17-year-old boy was fatally assaulted at Latimer House on Beaconsfield Road, SE17.
Police and London Ambulance Service were called at 4.20pm on Sunday 30th December following reports of an assault.
The teenager was pronounced dead at the scene. Next of kin have been informed. Formal identification awaits.
A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course.
Detectives from the Homicide and Serious Crime Command are investigating.
A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder and a 39-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the investigation. They remain in custody at a south London police station.
A murder investigation has been launched after the death of a man in Southwark. Police were called to a flat in Frederick Road (SE17) at 10:37pm on Sunday 9 December following reports of a disturbance.
The body of a man, believed to be aged in his 30's, was found inside the address and pronounced dead at the scene.The Homicide and Serious Crime Command are investigating the incident and inquiries are ongoing.
Anyone with information are asked to call detectives on 0208 721 4054 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Part of a council estate in Southwark has been transformed from a squaters paradise to a community of bee lovers. Garages on the Brandon Estate which have been empty for fifteen years have recently been made secure, renovated and refurbished.
Now the locals are looking forward to trying their very own 'Brandon Estate honey' after a bee hive was moved in. Glen Goodman reports
Bees have moved into a council estate in Southwark.
A gardening club has installed beehives on the Brandon Estate. The idea is to encourage community activity and improve the area further.
An exhibition of floral displays 'Festival of Flowers' has been unveiled at Southwark Cathedral. The displays were co-ordinated by Mig Kimpton, a medal winner at the Hampton Court Flower Show, and was set up to promote the charity The Leprosy Mission. It runs until Sunday.
The tallest building in Europe lit up London with a lazer display last night. The Shard was officially opened yesterday.