The hunt for a man who was abducted in east London in April is now a murder investigation.
Cuts to policing have contributed to a feeling of lawlessness fuelled by drug and knife crime, five former Scotland Yard chiefs have said.
Five former Metropolitan Police chiefs have warned cuts to numbers and the “virtual destruction” of neighbourhood policing risk emasculating the force.
Detectives probing the murder of a heavily pregnant woman who was stabbed to death, leaving her baby critically ill in hospital, have made a second arrest.
A woman who was around eight months pregnant has been stabbed to death and her baby is critically ill in hospital.
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.
A former policeman from the north-east has arranged a memorial service to mark the 35th anniversary of his colleague’s death.
The death of former Love Island contestant Mike Thalassitis is not being treated as suspicious.
The Metropolitan Police is planning to carry out tests of controversial live facial recognition technology in Romford on Thursday and Friday, as the force explores new ways to deter crime.
The Metropolitan Police is to test live facial recognition in Westminster on December 17 and 18 as part of an “ongoing trial” of the technology.
Scotland Yard are investigating Hollywood star Kevin Spacey over a second alleged sexual assault dating to 2005.
The controversial 696 live music order form – which has been accused of unfairly targeting specific genres on a racial basis – is to be scrapped, police said.
Harvey Weinstein is being investigated by police in Los Angeles after an allegation of rape, as detectives look into claims against the disgraced movie mogul across the USA and in the UK.
A third woman has contacted British police with sexual assault claims against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after pulling up outside a police station with a body in the car.
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The Metropolitan Police are appealing to find a suspect who was caught on CCTV allegedly stealing a cash till.