Three men believed to be from the Sikh community were stabbed to death last night in a bloody knife attack in East London.
The first 2020 of London’s ongoing crimewave has been named as Takieddine Boudhane. A police manhunt is underway.
The number of people murdered in London has reached its highest level in a decade under the leadership of Mayor Sadiq Khan, with 149 people losing their lives in 2019.
BBC analysis has revealed that London has 16 of the top 25 knife crime hot spots in England and Wales.
London’s Metropolitan Police Service has launched its third homicide investigation in 24 hours after a man in his thirties was fatally stabbed in Tower Hamlets, east London.
President Donald Trump has said British hospitals are a “sea of blood” due to the rate of stabbings and knife crime across the country.
A mosque in central London was sealed off after a man was stabbed to death in the street outside, the latest of a long series of knife crimes in the capital.
Trevor Phillips has accused the BBC of “whitewashing” crime stories by not addressing the high number of black-on-black stabbings, and warned politicians and police to stop ignoring the links between race and gang violence.
Half of all knife crime in London is carried out by people aged 19 and under, and three quarters of offenders are from minority ethnic groups, the latest figures show.