Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption Khuram Butt was being investigated by MI5 from 2015 An investigation into one of the London Bridge attackers was suspended because of an “unprecedented” threat level which put pressure on MI5 resources. A senior MI5 officer told an inquest that the inquiry into Khuram Butt was suspended between March…

Image caption The five knives delivered by Amazon Tesco and Argos have been breaking the law by selling knives to 16-year-olds without making proper ID checks, a BBC investigation has found. A 16-year-old actress, sent by BBC Watchdog, was able to buy a kitchen knife that it is illegal to sell to someone under 18…

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Joseph McCann is wanted over attacks in London and Watford A fugitive being hunted over the abduction and “horrific” rapes of three women in and around London is believed to be connected to the abduction of two other women in Cheshire. The two women were forced into a black…

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,…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The officers being investigated were mostly based at Charing Cross Police Station Met police officers were violent towards women, bullying and racist, according to allegations being investigated by the police watchdog. A misconduct inquiry was launched after an officer allegedly had sex with a vulnerable woman in a room…

Image copyright Google Image caption Police were called to a house on Vandome Close due to concerns for the welfare of an occupant Two women have been found dead in a house in east London. The bodies were discovered by police responding to a welfare check at a house in Vandome Close, Canning Town, at…