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.
#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
A lost dog gave officers the runaround earlier today after wandering on to a motorway. The M23 had to be closed between junction eight for the M25 and junction 9 for Gatwick at around 2:45pm while Highways Agency officers caught the pet. The road reopened 20 minutes later.
A cyclist hit by a rubbish truck in Richmond during yesterday's rush hour has died. The victim who has not been named was left with serious head injuries after the accident on Kew Foot Road. The driver stopped at the scene and was not arrested.
– Detective Sergeant John Hartfree, Met Police
The road would have been very busy at the time of the collision and I believe that a number of people would have seen the incident.
I would urge anyone with information to contact us on the Witness Appeal number 020 8543 5157.
Speaking to the Evening Standard a neighbour said:
The driver was in a deep state of shock he was really upset. He said he had turned the ignition off and put the handbrake on and had got off and was talking to another driver when the bus started moving.
My two 14-year-old twin daughters were walking just up to that house that was hit another few moments and they could have been killed - it was a lucky escape.