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  1. This was the terrifying moment a thug squirted acid over an aspiring model and her cousin through the window of their car, causing appalling injuries. University student Resham Khan, 21, and Jameel Muhktar, 37, were left with severe burns after the vicious attack in east London last June. Both needed skin grafts and Mr Muhktar’s injuries were so severe doctors put him in an induced coma. Today at Southwark crown court John Tomlin was facing many years in jail for the assault.
  2. Armed police will be deployed and vehicle barriers installed as the Met ramps up security for the London Marathon this weekend. The Met Police has warned runners and spectators to remain "vigilant" during the race with millions expected to descend on the capital with temperatures as high as 24C.
  3. A sex worker at a London brothel run by an ex-police officer has opened up about her life, stating: “I only do this kind of work because I choose to”. The brothel, in a two-bedroom flat in central London, was the subject of a report by the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme. Its owner, a former detective, told the programme police are choosing to allow some brothels to operate if they offer a safe environment for their workers.
  4. This is one of the deadly weapons seized from gangs in London in a new crackdown on violence. The haul included this a terrifying twin bladed weapon found after a 24-year-old man was arrested after being stopped in Waltham Forest on Monday. The weapons - including a pistol - were recovered in patrols by the Met’s new Violent Crime Taskforce set up to combat the surge in murders and stabbings in London.
  5. A young moped rider and his passenger were injured after smashing into a car outside a busy north London station during a police chase. The crash happened on Seven Sisters Road, next to Finsbury Park Tube station, at about 3.45am on Tuesday.
  6. Airport police dogs have been given their own ID cards offering security advice to passengers. The dogs, based at London Luton Airport, are part of a campaign to encourage people to be aware of what to do in a terrorist incident. The ID cards, which are being handed out to passengers, have information about each dog and a security message.
  7. Scotland Yard today pledged to use modern slavery laws to crack down on gangs using children to run drugs from London to towns and cities around Britain. Police are also working to shut down phone lines fuelling a trade estimated to be worth more than £500 million a year.
  8. Shocking footage released by police shows quad bikers and motorcyclists wreaking havoc during a "dangerous" ride-out in Southend. The bikers rode along footpaths during an unlicenced event called the Southend Shakedown on Monday, April 2, Essex Police said.
  9. Sadiq Khan’s plan to close more than half of London’s police stations to the public has been put on hold following a legal challenge from a university professor brutally attacked at home. The High Court has agreed to hear a crowdfunded judicial review application from Paul Kohler, questioning the legality of the consultation process being used to shut 38 of the 73 police front counters in the capital.
  10. This is the shocking moment a man lunged at a police officer and tried to stab him with two huge knives. The bodycam footage shows Tony Buttigieg bursting through a door after police officers arrived at his flat in Newport, Wales. Despite being Tasered, he launched an attack on PC Rhydian Jones with the two blades. PC Jones, who was protected by body armour, was able to wrestle him to the floor.
  11. Nearly 60 firefighters were tackling a blaze on the thirteenth floor of a tower block in south London. Smoke could be seen billowing out of the upper floors of an apartment block on Winstanley Road in Battersea.
  12. Shocking CCTV footage of the moment a man was fatally punched in Trafalgar Square was released by police as his sister issued an emotional appeal to catch the "cowardly" killers. Scotland Yard today released a horrifying clip of the moment Desmond O’Beirne collapsed outside the National Gallery immediately after a man hit him on the back of his head.
  13. An armed man has been shot dead by police at a petrol station in Romford, east London. The Metropolitan Police said firearms officers were called at 3.50am to reports of a man in his 40s making threats with a gun. When they arrived at the house in Collier Row, the man had left, and was still armed, police said.
  14. Campaigners have called for radical new policies to tackle drug abuse in London as new figures revealed the worst boroughs for heroin and morphine overdoses. The Office for National Statistics revealed previously unseen data on hard drug related fatalities across the UK from 2014 to 2016 earlier this week.
  15. Police have not used stop-and-search powers enough to clamp down on a rising tide of violence in London, one of Britain's most senior police chiefs has warned. Sara Thornton, chairman of the National Police Chiefs' Council, said a backlash against the controversial powers has gone too far while rates of gun and knife crime have surged. It came as Metropolitan Police Chief Cressida Dick insisted her officers have not lost control of the capital's streets