Packed carriage of Tube commuters sing Happy Birthday to fellow passenger while stuck on train

A packed carriage of commuters burst into a rendition of Happy Birthday while stuck on a Tube train for more than an hour during rush hour delays.Crowds of passengers were stuck underground on the Circle line train for [Read entire story]

Forest Gate ‘riot’: Elderly man calms protester amid violence at demo in east London

An elderly man attempted to calm a protester after violence erupted over the death of a young black father in east London.Video footage shows the unnamed man embracing the youngster, who claims a police officer has [Read entire story]

Grenfell Tower fundraiser axed over bashment music race row

A fundraiser for Grenfell Tower victims has been postponed after the venue objected to bashment music being played, claiming it would attract a “poor quality demographic”.Trapeze Bar in Shoreditch was due to host the [Read entire story]

‘Army of marshals tried to force me out of Camden flat’, pensioner says

A pensioner who is refusing to leave her home on the Chalcots estate today claimed her car was towed away to force her out and accused Camden council of deploying an “army” of  security marshals. Rajwant Ludher, who [Read entire story]

‘Forever loved’, 17-year-old boy who drowned in Thames on hottest day

Tributes were today paid to a teenage boy who drowned in the Thames on the hottest day of the year.Alfie Viccars, 17, was dragged under by currents as he swam near Hampton Court Palace in south-west London as [Read entire story]

Mansfield Road fire: Blaze guts flat in Hampstead council block

Residents told of their panic after fire gutted a flat in a council block less than a mile from an estate where 4,000 of residents are being evacuated over flammable cladding.A team of 60 fire fighters was called to [Read entire story]

World War II shell which sparked London Eye evacuation removed from River Thames

A suspicious device that caused tourists to be evacuated from the London Eye turned out to be an empty Second World War shell.The wheel was shut down on Sunday after the old casing was spotted protruding from the [Read entire story]

Mansfield Road fire: Nearly 60 fire-fighters rush to tackle blaze at block of flats in Hampstead

Fire-fighters rushed to a council block in Hampstead on Sunday night after a fire broke out on the second floor.Video of the blaze shows fire crews running into the burning building on Mansfield road as smoke billowed [Read entire story]

Justice For Edson march: Stratford station evacuated as riot police descend on march for man who died after being arrested

Stratford bus station was evacuated as riot police descended on a protest demanding justice for a young father who died after being detained by police.Edir Frederico Da Costa, known as Edson, died in hospital six days [Read entire story]

Hero Finsbury Park mosque imam described by friends as ‘London lad who loves biryanis’

The hero imam who guarded the Finsbury Park mosque terror suspect until police came to detain him has been described by friends as a “London lad” who loves biryanis. Mohammed Mahmoud, 30, was praised for his actions [Read entire story]

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