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Blood red algae formation in Lloyd Park

Why has pond water in east London park suddenly turned blood red?

Clare Cronin recorded a video of the wasps, which invaded her garden on Wednesday

VIDEO: Hundreds of 'vicious and highly agitated' wasps invade Bexleyheath garden

Kieran Brown, 9, with 3-year-old Fuzzy

VIDEO: Meet the singing dogs of Plumstead

A Royal Python. (Stock photo)

Snake owner kicked out of Waitrose Beckenham after taking python on shopping trip

The optical illusion created on Harrods' roof

This optical illusion on Harrods' roof might just freak you out

Boots Pharmaceuticals' Petal Nightfall event highlighted how falling pollen in the evening can cause ‘Insneezia’ – or night-time hayfever

Million petals released into London night sky to highlight ‘insneezia’ issue faced by hayfever sufferers

Serpentine Gallery's new multi-coloured summer pavilion in Kensington Gardens

Summer in London just got more colourful with this 'extraordinary' Tube-inspired structure

The unfortunate worker being helped down the ladder after getting stuck on the roof of his office building. Photo: London Fire Brigade

Help! Office worker stays late, gets locked in, is then stuck on roof and rescued by firefighters

Nile Rodgers performed a surprise busking set on the South Bank

PICTURED: Disco legend Nile Rodgers busks on South Bank to surprise of commuters

The fox with its haul of Jaffa cakes

What was this fox doing under a bed in Orpington?

We know he's an actor but Arnold Schwarzenegger looked to be really enjoying his cycle ride through traffic in central London

Nearly run over but he'll be bike! Terminator Arnie has great time on London cycle ride

Matthew Dick used cryptic clues in the Times' crossword for his marriage proposal

Romantic ‘smart-arse’ from London makes very cryptic marriage proposal to his girlfriend

What happens next? This unfortunate tourist is about to get a shock as the Queen's Guard approaches

VIDEO: 'Make Way - stupid man' - watch as Queen's Guard soldiers crash into hapless tourist

Gotta have my pops: Drivers forget cyclists now wear video cameras

Snapped, tackled and shopped? Cyclist films Land Rover driver eating cereal at wheel

Derrick and Rodney Trotter as Batman and Robin in Only Fools and Horses.

'Bromley Batman' speaks out as fourth person claims to have seen masked vigilante in action

The ornament adder last laugh

Fake snake leaves police rattled

We think this helicopter may not be real

VIDEO: Freerunners shoot dead ninjas in Croydon before plunging through Whitgift Centre roof

A passenger who pushed his way to the front on a crowded London Overground platform then dropped his phone on to the tracks

Commuter karma: This rude train passenger got the perfect comeuppance

Photo: BBC

Have you spotted the Bromley Batman? Three people claim to see masked crime-fighting vigilante

Adventurer James Kingston climbed to the top of the Wembley Stadium arch

VIDEO: What a view! Adventurer scales Wembley Stadium arch in awesome climb that's terrifying to watch

A woman poses with a sign at Waterloo station appearing to show a boyfriend getting dumped for watching a TV show alone

'We're done!' Man publicly dumped at Waterloo for watching TV episode without girlfriend

Meet Stephen, the sunbathing squirrel from Sutton who lives at a pub

Meet Stephen, the sunbathing squirrel from Sutton who lives at a pub

What would you prefer to do with an extra hour in the morning?

How to be happy in the morning: Start your day with a great tune, the sunrise and having sex

The Crystals 'newest recruit' Peter Simpson enjoyed his stag do at the Crystal Palace beer festival

VIDEO: Crystal Palace FC's newest 'cheerleader' makes debut at beer festival

Some of the craziest laws ever passed are being put on trial at London Dungeon to mark 800 years since the signing of the Magna Carta

VIDEO: Can you believe it's illegal to be drunk in a pub? London Dungeon highlights looniest laws in the land

Do these images show the future of London?

Crazy ideas? Top 10 predictions for how London could change in next 100 years

A dinosaur in transit through central London. Photo: TfL Traffic News

PICTURED: See why dead dinosaur was being transported through central London

Incidents involving the gang were reported at various London landmarks including Buckingham Palace and Big Ben

Intruder breaches Buckingham Palace security and vandal climbs Big Ben to tamper with clock

Local residents and shop staff guided the ducks to safety (Photos: Erik van Bommel)

PICTURED: Totally quackers! Traffic grinds to halt as ducks waddle across busy Coney Hall road

Pic: Barbara Harrison

'I sent them packing': How Kingston man saved 11 adorable ducklings from predatory crows

The Shake It Off video has had thousands of views on YouTube

Is this version of Taylor Swift's Shake It Off the best school leavers' video in London?

The giant Lego mosaic of Taylor Swift

See Taylor Swift as you've never seen her before - made out of Lego bricks

In the last financial year the DVLA raised more than £105 million for the Treasury through the sale and auction of personalised registrations

BANNED: Want VA61ANA, BL03 JOB or P15 OFF on your car number plate? You can't, says DVLA

One of the objects spotted by Stephen Archer last week

PICTURED: Man spots UFOs above Welling

A video has emerged that purports to show North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's brother in London at an Eric Clapton concert

Does video show North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's brother in London?

Dwayne Johnson poses for a selfie with fans during the world premiere of San Andreas at Odeon Leicester Square

World record for The Rock: Dwayne Johnson poses for 105 selfies in 3 minutes at San Andreas premiere in London

Keith Clark made a cross-stitch debit card to show his bank how displeased he was with its service

Santander customer gets fed-up waiting for new bank card - so cross-stitches his own instead

Eight ducklings were interviewed in the competition to find a bath tester

This job interview is quackers: Eight ducklings compete for official bath tester role

Left in a jam: Man stuck in train toilet forced to TWEET Southeastern staff for help

Left in a jam: Man stuck in train toilet forced to TWEET Southeastern staff for help

VIDEO : Rap battle - two songs about the wonders of Woolwich but which is best?

VIDEO : Rap battle - two songs about the wonders of Woolwich but which is best?

Grumpy tree sapping life out of Blackheath Park (c) Nicki Garrett

'Grumpy tree' sapping life out of Blackheath Park

Wind damages "tourist attraction" phone box in Richmond

Wind damages "tourist attraction" phone box in Richmond

Lady Gaga's boyfriend Alex meets the papparazzi

Lady Gaga gives birth - to an amphibian

Hungry, hungry hippo? But what does this one eat? Credit: Julie Hill

Hippo spotted floating in Bushy Park pond

Player-manager’s rugby tackle on mankini-wearing streaker

Player-manager’s rugby tackle on mankini-wearing streaker

Arrogant: biker Paul Collins gives the finger

'Finger' biker fined for speeding

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