Image copyright Getty Images/Judith Kerr The Tiger Who Came To Tea author Judith Kerr has died at the age of 95, her publisher HarperCollins says. Charlie Redmayne, head of her publisher HarperCollins, said she was “a wonderful and inspiring person who was much loved by everyone”. Kerr, who published more than 30 books over a…

Image copyright Google Image caption The child was struck on East End Road in East Finchley at about 19:00 BST on Wednesday A three-year-old boy has died after he was hit by a car in north London. The child was struck on East End Road in East Finchley at about 19:00 BST on Wednesday. He…

Image copyright Google Image caption The 11-year-old boy died after being taken ill at Cherry Lane Primary School A child has died after being taken ill at a west London primary school. Police were called to Cherry Lane Primary School, on Sipson Road, West Drayton at 11.50 BST on Wednesday. An 11-year-old boy was treated…

Image copyright London Fire Brigade Image caption The fire in the disused building broke out on Wednesday morning The body of a woman has been found inside a warehouse which was gutted by a fire in Neasden, north London. About 70 firefighters spent nearly four hours tackling the blaze just off the North Circular Road….

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cesar Barron, known as Silver King, was performing in the Greatest Show of Lucha Libre at Camden’s Roundhouse A professional wrestler and actor has died after collapsing during a bout in London. Cesar Barron, known as Silver King, was a star in his native Mexico and appeared alongside the…

Image copyright Google Image caption Two men were hit by a car on High Road in Leytonstone A murder investigation has been launched after a 52-year-old man was hit by a car in Leytonstone, east London. The collision appears to have been “a deliberate act by the driver of the car” after an earlier altercation,…

Peter Mayhew, the actor who played Chewbacca in the Star Wars films, has died aged 74. He passed away at his home in Texas on 30 April with his family by his side, a statement from his family said. The British-American actor played giant Wookiee warrior Chewbacca in the original trilogy beginning in 1977 as…

Image copyright Google Image caption The crash happened on Drapers Road in Enfield An 89-year-old pedestrian has died after being hit by a car in north London. The vehicle crashed into the man on Drapers Road in Enfield on Wednesday afternoon, the Met Police said. Emergency services were called at about 15:15 BST, but despite…