A landlord has been fined for building 12 flats in Willesden without the necessary planning consent.
A fine is not that unusual but this fine - almost £1.5m - is believed to be Britain's biggest confiscation order for a planning offence.
Salah Ali was taken to court by Brent Council, which claims he has flouted regulations in the borough for the past 10 years. More now from Paul Brand.
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The 17-year-old pushed her to the ground and smashed her head against the pavement, before grabbing at her chest.
When the devastated owner arrived he saw his treasured car crushed beneath the tree and quickly realised it was no joke.
The suspect ended up flat on his back after trying to crawl through a hole in the ceiling at a hospital in east London.