Anger over taser plans

A human rights group says it's not impressed by the Met Police Commissioner's plans to increase the number of tasers used by officers across London.

Bernard Hogan Howe told London's Heart he reckons every police car should have one.

Amnesty says the stun guns - which fire a charge of electricity - should only be used by the highest trained officers.

Orbit slide Orbit Slide Approved

You will soon be able to slide down the Orbit scuplture in London's Olympic Park on the world's longest tunnel slide.

Discarded laughing gas canisters Laughing Gas Ban

Lambeth's set to become the first area of the UK to ban the use and supply of nitrous oxide in public.

police tape Hostel Murder: Man Arrested

A man's been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a woman in her thirties was found at a hostel for vulnerable people in Acton.

Faisal Shinwari Video Tower Bridge Stunt

A teenager who almost drowned after jumping off Tower Bridge for a social media stunt has admitted what he did was "stupid".

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