Officers used a brown paper bag and a litter picker to capture the boa constrictors which can measure up to 8 feet in length.
A top team of cud-chewing cows is being brought in by one council to keep grass under control in one of their parks.
Malaysia Kopi Tiam near Leicester Square was fined £6,000 and ordered to pay costs of more than £1,000.
There are still 'considerable risks' in delivering the Crossrail project on time, according to a group of MPs.
In a report into the progress of the scheme, the Public Accounts Committee said the one of the issues facing the project is the government's failure to secure enough support from London businesses. They group said the government had not adequately explained the scheme's potential benefits, leading to them securing less funding than hoped and potentially delaying the project beyond its 2019 deadline.
However, the Committee agreed the project was on budget and would provide good value for money for the taxpayer.
The inquest into the death of Peaches Geldof takes place today, after the presenter and model was found dead at her home in Wrotham in Kent in April this year.
A toxicology test was undertaken in May and proved she had heroin in her system before she died- but the official cause of death has still not been discovered.
The inquest is due to begin at 10am at Gravesend Town Hall.
Here's Martin Stew with the forecast.
A cyclist who died following a car crash in Merton on Saturday has been named as 25 year old Laurent Patrick Cullinan from New Malden in Surrey.
There are delays this evening on the Circle, District and Hammersmith and City lines after a woman was killed by a train at Edgware Road this afternoon.
Her death is not being treated as suspicious.
Severe delays on the entire line due to an earlier customer incident
#LivSt-following an evacuation due to a fire alarm sounding, the station has reopened. KM
#LivSt-has reopened. Trains services are running, but some may be cancelled or have calling patterns altered as a result. KM
All kicking off at Liverpool street station. Everyone asked to evacuate the building. Possibly a bomb scare? http://t.co/09hmfQboBZ