A man has been left with life threatening injuries after falling from a window and becoming impaled on railings. The victim, thought to be in his 30s, fell from a block of flats on Iliffe Street in Walworth yesterday afternoon.
Met Police officers had gone to the man's flat to arrest him. He had to be cut free by a fire crew after suffering serious stomach and leg injuries. He was flown to hospital by air ambulance.
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a woman following a house fire.
A 26-year-old man and another in his late 40s are being held after a blaze in the Walworth area of south London.
Emergency services were called to an address in Alosando Drive shortly after 12.30pm yesterday.
A woman believed to be in her mid-20s was taken to a west London hospital where she subsequently died.
A 15-year-old boy has been found guilty of murdering another teenager by stabbing him to death after he went to a housing estate to try and retrieve a stolen mobile phone.
The Old Bailey heard Dogan Ismail, 17, was knifed through the heart after going with another 15-year-old to get back his BlackBerry phone from the Aylesbury estate, Walworth, south London, on December 30.
The youth, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, had denied murder but admitted theft and manslaughter.
He was remanded in custody and will be sentenced on July 2.
Salvage teams have spent the day assessing damage to artefacts from a fire at an historic museum in Walworth.
The building housed objects from Roman London, Chinese ornaments and African tribal costumes. Rags Martel has the latest.
More than 750 historic artefacts are still unaccounted for, following yesterday's fire at the Cuming Museum in Walworth.
Around 500 items have been recovered from the building, some of which are badly damaged.
Among the objects still missing are two 19th century jars that were on loan from British Museum.
Investigations are continuing into the cause of a fire which broke out at a museum in south-east London yesterday.
It is not yet known how the fire started at Cuming Museum in Walworth.
Firefighters spent last night trying to salvage a collection of artefacts from the blaze.
Southwark Council leader Peter John says the the fate of items in two galleries at the Cuming museum is 'unknown at present'.
Firefighters tackling the fire at Walworth Town Hall are currently damping down.
On twitter, Councillor John paid tribute to the London Fire Brigade and to Southwark Council for their efforts in trying to save the museum's collections.