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Image copyright PA Image caption Anti-expansion protesters are challenging a previous High Court ruling Campaigners against the expansion of Heathrow Airport have been given permission to challenge a High Court ruling over plans for a third runway. Councils, residents, environmental charities and the mayor of London brought four separate judicial reviews of the Government’s decision […]

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Image copyright WIktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto via Getty Images Image caption The protest featured a blimp depicting the Conservative Party leadership contender Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of central London in a march against Brexit and Conservative Party leadership hopeful Boris Johnson. The pro-European March for Change is holding a “No to Boris, Yes […]

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Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption Kasim Lewis admitted the second killing A man who stabbed a woman to death weeks before he went on to kill a barmaid has been jailed for life. The naked body of Catherine Burke, 55, was found at her north London home after what was described as a “sexually-inspired” […]

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Image copyright PA Image caption Commuters delayed at Waterloo station The man tasked with working out how to improve UK railways says a “Fat Controller” type figure, independent from government, should be in charge of day-to-day operations. The former boss of British Airways, Keith Williams, said government involvement should be limited to overall policy and […]

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Image copyright @thebovinepublic Image caption It is understood the group had just left a nearby hotel when the crash happened Seven people were injured when a car was driven into them on a road in London. Three people have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after the crash in Battersea on Saturday. One man […]

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Image copyright Met Police Image caption Kwasi Mensah-Ababio was found with fatal head injuries in parkland on Sunday Two men have been charged with the murder of a 26-year-old man who was shot dead in north-west London. Kwasi Mensah-Ababio was found with fatal head injuries in parkland in Monks Park, Wembley, at about 19:05 BST […]

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Amsterdam is setting aside farmland for self-build homes, Berlin is capping rent and Vienna is making social housing available to those on higher incomes. While London Mayor Sadiq Khan hopes to put a rent cap on the capital, what else can officials learn from working housing policies across Europe? blocked drains stanwell Source link

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Josh Shaw has now taken 20 wickets in his last four Championship matches. Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood (day one): Middlesex 172: Malan 28; Shaw 4-33, Higgins 3-52 Gloucestershire 59-2: Dent 27*; Roland-Jones 2-15 Middlesex 0 pts, Gloucestershire 3 pts Scorecard Josh Shaw took three prize scalps as Gloucestershire triggered a […]

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Image caption Parm Sandhu has begun legal action against the Met One of Britain’s most senior female Asian police officers has accused the Metropolitan Police of discrimination. Parm Sandhu has begun legal action claiming she was denied promotion and work opportunities on the basis of her race and gender, BBC News has learned. The temporary […]

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Gay’s The Word bookshop opened in January 1979 and has been an important part of London’s LGBTQ+ culture ever since. Early pride events were organised from there and many gay and lesbian groups met there. This year marks 40 years since the shop opened and despite political, social and technological change, it is still going […]

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