A fast-food restaurant running out of chicken and a whistling bus driver were among the 21,000 time-wasting emergency calls taken by the Metropolitan Police this year.
A man has died after a shooting in north London.
Katie Price will appear in court after she was charged with being drunk in charge of a motor vehicle.
Police are investigating a break-in at Sir Paul McCartney’s London home.
Two teenagers have been charged with murder after a 22-year-old man was stabbed to death in London.
A 29-year-old man who was arrested by armed police near an entrance to the Houses of Parliament has been detained under the Mental Health Act, police said.
Police have named a teenager killed in south-east London over the weekend as Aron Warren.
Chelsea and the Metropolitan Police are investigating after an incident of alleged racist abuse during Saturday’s Premier League match with Manchester City was highlighted on social media.
A retired detective who helped bring two of Stephen Lawrence’s killers to justice is calling on police to reopen the investigation into two disabled care home residents who were seriously injured in unexplained circumstances.
Police investigating the death of a pensioner following a burglary at her flat believe her home was targeted by a “group of opportunist thieves”.
Police forces have been told to carry out urgent reviews into their volunteer cadet programmes after officers in two cities were accused of abusing their positions for a “sexual purpose”.
Theresa May has backed police over controversial new tactics for stopping moped-riding criminals.
Two men are being sought by police investigating the “despicable” theft of a Poppy Appeal collection tin.
Almost a third of all crime reports to the Met Police are dismissed – usually after a single phone call with the victim, figures show.
A Japanese pilot who admitted being almost nine times the alcohol limit shortly before a flight from Heathrow Airport is due to be sentenced.
Sajid Javid has backed police over controversial new tactics for stopping moped-riding criminals.
A 26-year-old man who was stabbed to death while trying to stop a fight outside a bar has been named by police.
A judge has rejected calls for an inquiry into the activities of undercover police officers operating in Scotland.
A second man has been arrested over an assault on two police officers in south London.
Violent threats, racial slurs and misogynist insults form the core of a new “drill” music track released this week, but they are all quotes from serving politicians and public figures.
Liam Gallagher has been interviewed under caution over an alleged altercation at a London nightspot.
Confectionery giant Mars has pulled its advertising from YouTube after one of its brands was shown alongside drill rap videos linked to violent crime in the capital.
Police are investigating two more allegations of sexual assault against Kevin Spacey.
Sir Cliff Richard’s lawyers have told a High Court judge that BBC coverage of a raid on the singer’s home was a “very serious invasion” of privacy, and complained of television cameras being used to “spy” into someone’s home.
A sexual assault charge against Kevin Spacey is being considered by prosecutors in Los Angeles, in the first known investigation outside the UK.
A sexual assault case against Kevin Spacey is being considered by prosecutors in Los Angeles, in the first known investigation outside the UK.
North London rapper Wretch 32 has said he is “lost for words” following the shooting of a 17-year-old girl in Tottenham.
Kevin Spacey is being investigated by Scotland Yard over a third complaint of sexual assault.
Police in Los Angeles have opened an investigation after another sexual assault allegation was made involving disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.
Three further sexual abuse allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein have been made to British police, sources have confirmed.