News A woman allegedly leaves a care home with a Christmas tree in Camberwell.

An alleged thief has been caught on camera supposedly stealing a Christmas tree from a care home in south London.

Police accused over 'royal wedding' squat raids

Twenty squatters were being questioned by police today after a string of raids on the eve of the royal wedding.

Third man remanded over Stockwell shooting

A third man was remanded in custody today accused of attempted murder following the shooting of five-year-old Thusha Kamaleswaran.

Thusha shooting: Two more arrests

Detectives investigating the shooting of five-year-old Thusha Kamaleswaran have arrested two more young people, Scotland Yard said.

Second man charged in shop shooting investigation

Kazeem Kolawole, 18, was tonight charged with two counts of attempted murder following the shooting of five-year-old Thusha Kamaleswaran and 35-year-old Roshan Selvakumar in Stockwell, south London, the Crown Prosecution Service said.



Man remanded over shop shooting

A man was remanded in custody today charged with two counts of attempted murder following the shooting of five-year-old Thusha Kamaleswaran and a 35-year-old man.

Boy aged 14 arrested over shooting of five-year-old

Detectives investigating a shooting at a shop in Stockwell, south London, that left a five-year-old girl with serious injuries have arrested a 14-year-old boy in connection with the incident.

Aide stole £45,000 from supermodel

A trusted aide to Erin O'Connor stole more than £45,000 from the supermodel to fund a lavish lifestyle, a court heard yesterday.

First World War's game of life and death

The football kicked around by troops of the London Irish regiment when they went over the top at the Battle of Loos in the First World War is to go on show at the regiment's museum in Camberwell.

Man charged with children's murders

The father of two young siblings found stabbed to death at a flat was charged with their murders today.

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Victoria Station murder trial halted

The Old Bailey trial of seven teenagers accused of the murder a 15-year-old boy at Victoria station ground to a halt today after jurors were discharged.

Boy killed by 'Facebook gang' in busy station

A schoolboy was hunted down by a "brutal and merciless" pack of 20 teenagers, who repeatedly stabbed him and left him dying on the floor of a station during rush-hour, a court heard. Sofyen Belamouadden, 15, was pursued through crowds of commuters at Victoria station in London by a gang from a rival school, who had planned ambush on Facebook.

Print deal sought for son's screen tribute to his father

For a first-time author, it's the stuff of dreams: to have your debut novel transformed into a feature film with an all-star cast led by Bob Hoskins.

Christopher Pemberton: Artist who found rich inspiration in the landscapes of Suffolk and Normandy

Christopher Pemberton was a versatile painter, draughtsman and teacher, highly regarded by his peers. He produced fine portraits and still lifes, but his landscapes of Suffolk and Normandy, areas he knew intimately, were among his finest pictures.

Two charged over housing estate murder

Two people will appear in court today charged over the murder of a teenager shot dead in the stairwell of a housing estate.

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