News The scene outside Shenfield station this morning, after a 44-year-old City worker was shot in the leg on his way into London

Police are appealing for witnesses after a balaclava-wearing gunman fled from the scene

Millwall supporters clash with police at Wembley on Saturday

Two men charged over Wembley disorder during Millwall match with Wigan

Saturday's FA Cup semi-final was marred with violence

Millwall supporters clash with police at Wembley on Saturday

Wembley violence: Investigation suggests fighting was sparked among Millwall season-ticket holders

Area of seats where unrest started suggests troublemakers were affiliated with the Championship club

Railways winning war on cable theft as delays are halved

Authorities are winning the war against metal and cable theft on the railways, according to latest figures.

Police at Riddlesdown railway station near Purley, South London where a woman and a young boy, believed to be three years old, died today when they were hit by a main line train in the morning rush hour

Mother and 3-year-old son killed by train at Riddlesdown station in south London during morning rush hour

Witnesses say woman jumped in front of train in Surrey, dragging child with her

Motorist dies after train hits car

A man has died after a car was hit by a freight train at a level crossing in Oxfordshire.

Man survives being pushed onto 750-volt live track at crowded railway station

A man has survived being pushed onto a 750-volt live track at a crowded railway station after trying to defuse a violent argument.

12-year-old girl hit by Tube train in Brixton

A 12-year-old girl has been taken to hospital after being struck by a Tube train.

Graffiti artist banned from all Olympic sites

A professional graffiti artist has been ordered not to go within a mile of any Games site for more than three months after being arrested over years-old allegations just ten days before the Opening Ceremony. Police were forced to deny using the years-old criminal allegations as a ploy to keep the Olympics free from troublemakers.

The flag flies half-mast at The Oval yesterday

England players to pay tribute to Maynard at Oval

Black armbands and a minute's silence today at the home ground of deceased young batsman

Cable theft causes more rail misery

The theft of railway cable brought travel misery to passengers in the Midlands for the second time in a week today.

Human bones found near railway line

Detectives are investigating after suspected human remains were found near a railway line.

BT to use new alarm to stop cable thefts

Telecoms giant BT is to use a new technology system to tackle cable thieves in a move police believe will act as a "major deterrent" to criminals.

Danny Care: The Harlequins scrum-half was axed by England after two drink-related offences

England reject Care faces sexual assault allegation

Bailed Harlequins player denies accusation as police inquiry adds to his growing list of troubles

Danny Care accepts the punishment

Harlequins back Danny Care following third drink-related offence

Harlequins director of rugby Conor O'Shea feels the incident that saw Danny Care yesterday arrested and cautioned for a third drink-related offence in three months "should have been avoided" but insists the club will continue to support the scrum-half.

QPR's Anton Ferdinand shares a few words with Terry during Sunday's match at Loftus Road

Chelsea fans' 'racist chanting' investigated

Claims that a group of Chelsea football fans were involved in racist chanting on a train back from the club's 0-0 draw against Norwich City are being investigated.

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