A fifth teenager has been arrested after a couple were subjected to a homophobic attack and robbery by a gang when they refused to kiss on a bus.
A CCTV image of a man suspected of trying to kidnap a nine-year-old girl on her way home from school by luring her with sweets has been released by police.
A 17-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of girl scout Jodie Chesney.
The family of a man who has been missing for a month are appealing for help to find him after he was last seen being forced into a car in east London.
Metropolitan Police boss Cressida Dick has paid tribute to the first women police officers in the force, but acknowledged they still have a “long way to go” to achieve gender equality.
Scotland Yard has referred itself to the police watchdog after detectives identified one of two women whose bodies were found in a chest freezer as a missing mother-of-three.
Detectives believe a fugitive being hunted for the abduction and “horrific” rapes of three women is being hidden by a friend or family member.
Police have seized £101 million in criminal cash as part of a crackdown on violence on the streets of London, Britain’s most senior officer has said.
The number of killings in London has dropped by a quarter in the last year, Scotland Yard said.
A man has been charged with preventing the lawful burial of two women whose bodies were found in a freezer in his flat.
Detectives say it could take a week to identify the bodies of two women found fused together in a small chest freezer.