Fourteen people are arrested over five separate attacks in the capital in the space of 24 hours.Read more
Londoners remember the devastation of the Grenfell Tower fire across the capital.
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When the Grenfell Tower fire killed 72 people it destroyed families and friendships.
New police constable recruits will be able to join the service in a part-time role, the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has announced
From November, new recruits will be able to complete their police training part-time and hit the streets of London in a part-time role.
The Met believes it is the first police service in the UK to make this offer and hopes it will make the role more attractive to those who may consider a career in policing but feel unable to because of family or other commitments.
“The case for doing this was clear - we know that one of the obstacles stopping some people from fulfilling their dream of becoming a police officer has been the lack of flexibility in how they have to train and balance their family life. We will continue to break down barriers where we know they exist, as we strive to open up a career in policing with the Met to even more people."
Twenty flats were destroyed and another 10 have been damaged after a fire engulfed a building in east London.
Two more teenagers have been charged with the murder of a Brazilian man who died Battersea.
A 16-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court on Thursday after he was arrested and charged the previous day for the murder of Iderval da Silva.
The Metropolitan Police said he has been remanded in custody and will appear at the Old Bailey on 10 July.
The other teenager - a 17-year-old male, who also cannot be named - was arrested and charged with murder on Thursday and is due to appear at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court on Friday.
Mr da Silva, 46, was found by emergency services with a head injury on Charlotte Despard Avenue at about 16:30 on 25 May.
He died in hospital three days later.
Jaden Richards, 19, of Strasburg Road, Wandsworth, was charged with Mr da Silva's murder on 31 May.
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Sir Stephen House told the Police and Crime Committee the number of officers employed by the Met had now increased above 30,000.
The deputy commissioner said the force was looking to increase officer numbers to 31,000 "by the end of the calendar year".
"We should celebrate the fact that we're growing as an organisation," he said,