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Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017

Chelsea Bridge temporarily closed after suspected WW2 device found

Chelsea Bridge temporarily closed after suspected WW2 device found

Chelsea Bridge temporarily closed after suspected WW2 device found

Westminster Police confirmed on Twitter the bridge had been temporarily closed off while the authorities inspected the device

North England Commuters urged to flood TV and radio with transport woes in 'day of moaning'

North England commuters urged to flood TV and radio with transport woes in 'day of moaning'

Commuters urged to flood TV and radio with transport woes in 'day of moaning'

The event was called in response to transport secretary Chris Grayling's support for a London rail project

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer congratulates student who receives good A-Level results

Julia Hartley-Brewer shocked by student's way of celebrating good A-Level results

Julia Hartley-Brewer shocked by student's way of celebrating good A-Levels

Olayinka, a student at Walworth academy in London, achieved her targets for results

London Fire Brigade denies sign-off of Grenfell Tower refurbishment

London Fire Brigade denies sign-off on Grenfell Tower refurbishment

London Fire Brigade denies sign-off on Grenfell Tower refurbishment

The BBC has seen documents which claim there were 'liaisons' with the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation over the renovations

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Grenfell Tower: Government announces terms of inquiry headed by Sir Martin Moore-Bick

Grenfell Tower: Government announces terms of inquiry headed by Sir Martin Moore-Bick

Government announces terms of Grenfell Tower inquiry

The fire engulfed the Kensington tower in June, and at least 80 people are believed to be dead

Holborn station evacuated after smoke engulfs platform during London rush hour

Holborn station evacuated after smoke engulfs platform during London rush hour

Holborn station evacuated after smoke engulfs platform during London rush hour

Emergency services were called to the station after receiving reports of a loud bang

London commuters warned to avoid Waterloo Station as train derails in rush hour

London commuters warned to avoid Waterloo Station as train derails in rush hour

London commuters warned to avoid Waterloo Station as train derails in rush hour

The incident occurred after a failure in the points system caused a South West Trains service to collide with a Network Rail wagon

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

Open Letter to Pride London: Defend the Council of Ex-Muslims

Read Peter Tatchell's open letter about the East London Mosque

East London mosque has history of hosting homophobic hate preachers

Donald Trump has condemned all sides for Charlottesville. But here are some occasions when he wasn't so impartial

The times Donald Trump forgot to take an 'all sides' view

The US president has been vocal on many different issues and blasted numerous people over the course of his presidency

Big Ben: Why will the bells stop ringing out across London for four years?

Big Ben: Why will the bells stop ringing out across London for four years?

Big Ben: Why will the bells stop ringing out across London for four years?

Next week the chimes of Big Ben will sound for the last time as maintenance work begins

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

The incident took place three months ago

Putney Bridge jogger attack: Suspect Eric Bellquist claims he was in US

Putney Bridge 'jogger rage' suspect Eric Bellquist claims he was in US

Bellquist's lawyers say they have a cast-iron alibi

London police officer convicted of fraud

Reshat Kemal: London police officer who promised to invest victims' money convicted of fraud

London police officer who promised to invest victims' money convicted of fraud

PC Reshat Kemal pleaded guilty to fraud by false representation at Southwark Crown Court

Man who fired gun while fleeing police sentenced to 10 years

Kojo Kyei-Bamfo: Man who fired gun while fleeing police in Brixton sentenced to 10 years in jail

Man who fired gun while fleeing police sentenced to 10 years in jail

26-year-old Kojo Kyei-Bamfo was jailed over an incident which occurred in April 2016

Twitter users attack Bakerloo Line after Oxford Circus fire

Twitter users attack Bakerloo Line after Oxford Circus fire

Twitter users attack Bakerloo Line after Oxford Circus fire

A train caught fire at the station during rush hour on Friday

Campaigners claim Grenfell donations aren't reaching survivors quickly enough

Campaigners claim Grenfell donations aren't reaching survivors quickly enough

Campaigners claim Grenfell donations aren't reaching survivors quickly enough

At least 80 people are believed to have died in the tower blaze

Smoke prompts evacuation of Oxford Circus tube station in rush hour

Smoke prompts evacuation of Oxford Circus tube station in rush hour

Smoke prompts evacuation of Oxford Circus tube station in rush hour

The cause of the smoke is reportedly a Bakerloo train caught fire

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Bus driver taken to hospital after vehicle crashes in London's Lavender Hill

Bus driver taken to hospital after vehicle crashes near Clapham Junction

Bus driver taken to hospital after vehicle crashes near Clapham Junction

Passengers remain trapped on the top floor of the double-decker bus

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Professor claims Putney Bridge jogger is 'pathological' in Good Morning Britain interview

Putney Bridge jogger who nearly killed pedestrian is 'pathological', says professor

Professor claims Putney Bridge jogger is 'pathological' in GMB interview

Birmingham City University's Professor Craig Jackson told the ITV programme he had 'played chicken' with the woman he'd 'pushed' into the path of an oncoming bus

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Acid attack yards from Kensington Palace

Acid attack yards from Kensington Palace

Acid attack yards from Kensington Palace

Man seeing being hosed down by firefighters after attack

Police are searching for this man (Met Police handout)

Putney Bridge horror: CCTV footage shows jogger 'push woman in front of bus'

Putney Bridge horror: CCTV footage shows jogger 'push woman in front of bus'

Passengers from the bus rushed to help the woman who had been walking towards Putney Bridge Tube Station

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

Waterloo upgrade begins - but what will it mean for commuters once complete?

London commuters, stop moaning - Waterloo works are for your own good

London commuters, stop moaning - Waterloo works are for your own good

Work should be completed by September, followed by a second phase of improvements

'This is most irregular' - Commuters through Waterloo report unexpected lack of travel chaos as engineering work starts

'This is most irregular' - Commuters through Waterloo report unexpected lack of travel chaos as engineering work starts

Commuters through Waterloo report unexpected lack of travel chaos during work

A number of platforms at the station are closed as a major engineering project began over the weekend

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'People want to know why the council's response was pathetic', says councillor Robert Atkinson

Grenfell Tower: 'People want to know why the council was so pathetic', says councillor Robert Atkinson

'People want to know why the council's response to Grenfell Tower was pathetic'

Councillor Robert Atkinson spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the upcoming inquiry

Commuters warned to prepare for massive disruption to come in Waterloo station until August bank holiday weekend

London commuters warned of chaos at Waterloo throughout August

London commuters warned to expect chaos at Waterloo

Ten platforms are due to close at the station for three weeks

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017

'Fear rising from Brexit causing more divorces', says lawyer

Brexit fears leading to spike in divorces, says lawyer

Brexit fears leading to spike in divorces, says lawyer

Vanessa Lloyd Platt stunned both James Max and Carole Malone with her claim

Sally Anne Bowman's mother blasts 'cruel people' who vandalised her grave repeatedly

Sally Anne Bowman's mother blasts 'cruel people' who vandalised her grave repeatedly

Sally Anne Bowman's mother blasts 'cruel people' who vandalised her grave

Linda Bowman revealed to The Daily Mirror she had dug up her daughter's ashes to beat the vandals who desecrated the model's grave repeatedly

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Jeremiah Deen identified as victim of Grenfell Tower fire

Grenfell Tower: 2-year-old Jeremiah Deen the latest victim identified

2-year-old Jeremiah Deen identified as victim of Grenfell Tower fire

The two-year-old was confirmed to have perished in the tower blaze in June

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Gary Connery - amazing stunts of the daredevil behind the Queen's skydive in London 2012

London 2012: The remarkable stuntman who parachuted to earth as the Queen five years ago

The remarkable stuntman who parachuted to earth as the Queen five years ago

The skydive was one of the biggest moments of the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony

Prime Minister of Pakistan removed from office by Supreme Court

Nawaz Sharif: Prime Minister of Pakistan removed from office by Supreme Court

Nawaz Sharif: Prime Minister of Pakistan removed from office by Supreme Court

A criminal investigation began after a panel found Nawaz Sharif and his family couldn't account for their wealth

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

After the freak accident at the Ohio State Fair, how safe are UK rides?

After the freak accident at the Ohio State Fair, how safe are UK rides?

After the freak accident at the Ohio State Fair, how safe are UK rides?

One person died and seven more were injured after the Fireball at the fair in Columbus suffered a major malfunction

Grenfell Tower to be coated by wrap in August to assist forensic investigation

Grenfell Tower to be coated in protective wrap to assist forensic investigation

Grenfell Tower to be coated in protective wrap in August

At least 80 people are believed to have died after a fire tore through the building in June

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Metropolitan Police are appealing for witnesses after a girl was injured by a stone thrown at a bus in west London.  The incident occurred in West Drayton on the afternoon of July 21.   The stone was thrown at the U3 bus as it travelled south along Wise Lane, shattering the window nearest to the driver's cabin.   It collided with the back of the 11-year-old's head and a second person got glass in her eye.   Police officers took the girl to hospital, where she was later discharged.  PC Juliet Toll, who is he

Met Police appeal for witnesses after girl is injured by stone thrown at bus

Met Police appeal for witnesses after girl is injured by stone thrown at bus

The incident occurred in West Drayton on Friday July 21

Court hears Indian Muslim woman was 'murdered in honour killing' after starting relationship with an Arab man

Indian Muslim woman's body stuffed in fridge after 'honour killing', London court hears

Indian Muslim woman raped and murdered in 'honour killing', court hears

Mujahid Arshid is accused of the kidnap, rape and murder of 19-year-old Celine Dookhran

Indian woman becomes youngest female Boeing 777 commander in the world

Indian woman becomes youngest female Boeing 777 commander in the world

Indian woman becomes youngest female Boeing 777 commander in the world

Anny Divya is 30-years-old and learnt to fly the Boeing 777 plane in London

Two men brought to hospital in east London after suspected acid attack

Two men brought to hospital in east London after suspected acid attack

Two men brought to hospital in east London after suspected acid attack

The incident took place near to Bethnal Green tube station

Head of Grenfell inquiry faces call to resign from the public in consultation

Head of Grenfell inquiry faces call to resign in public consultation

Head of Grenfell inquiry faces call to resign in public consultation

Sir Martin Moore-Bick was told he didn't have the community confidence to deal with the disaster

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Muslim mother takes legal action after being asked by school to leave through back door for wearing face veil

Muslim mum 'kicked out of school for wearing face veil'

Muslim mum claims she was kicked out of school for wearing face veil

Rachida Serroukh was taken aside by a member of staff at an event for parents of children about to start at Holland Park School, London

Friday, July 21, 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017

'Council sent four officials to tell five-year-old she couldn't sell lemonade on the street', says father

Andre Spicer: Father whose five-year-old was fined for selling lemonade describes her ordeal

Father whose five-year-old was fined for selling lemonade describes her ordeal

A five-year-old girl was told she could not sell lemonade on the street without a trading permit and was fined

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Many share photos of spectacular and shocking lightning storm raging through the night

UK lightning: The craziest photos of last night's storm as it raged through the night

UK lightning: The craziest photos of last night's storm

Many were surprised at the intense lightning that ripped through the sky, with some claiming it was a 'silent storm'

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The Garden Bridge project has been backed by Boris Johnson amongst others (Wikipedia)

Tory Michael Fabricant says he'd build Garden Bridge before any other public work

Tory Michael Fabricant says he'd make Garden Bridge his public works priority

Fabricant also defends David Davis over Brexit meeting

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

Moped rider in Dagenham becomes victim of acid attack following incidents across London

New acid attack in Dagenham just hours after Hackney horror

New acid attack in Dagenham just hours after Hackney horror

The incident took place in Dagenham on Friday

Charlie Gard to be examined by US doctor who created experimental treatment

Charlie Gard to be examined by US doctor who created experimental treatment

Dr Michio Hirano is due to visit the 11-month-old baby on Monday and Tuesday to evaluate his condition

Government awards contracts to build phase one of new HS2 railway line

Government awards contracts to build phase one of new HS2 railway line

Government awards contracts to build phase one of new HS2 railway line

The railway line construction is believed to support 16,000 jobs

Friday, July 14, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

'People seeking to commit crime are realising the benefit of acid over knives', says Stephen Timms MP

Acid attack crisis: 'People see this is an easier alternative to knife crime, says MP Stephen Timms

'People seeking to commit crime are realising the benefit of acid over knives'

Stephen Timms MP spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer in the wake of the acid attack spree which occurred in east London on Thursday night

'It must become an offence to carry acid and those selling it must use judgement', says criminologist

'It must become an offence to carry acid and those selling it must use judgement', says criminologist

'It should be an offence to carry acid and those selling it must use judgement'

Criminologist and filmmaker Roger Graef says kids must be educated about the dangers of acid attacks

Khan wrote the letter from her hospital bed

Muslim model who suffered acid attack penned moving letter just hours before Hackney horror

Read Muslim acid attack's victim moving letter about her horror

Business student Resham Khan and her cousin Jameel Muhktar were attacked with acid in their car in June

Teenager arrested following a string of acid attacks in east London

Teenager arrested following a string of acid attacks in east London

Teenager arrested following a string of acid attacks in east London

Metropolitan Police are investigating after several people were hospitalised for acid injuries across Hackney, Stoke Newington, and Islington

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

'Removing the phrase ladies and gentlemen is an outrageous form of authoritarianism', says The Conservative Woman

Writer Laura Perrins blasts TfL for 'cultural Marxism' over gender-neutral announcements

TfL blasted for 'cultural Marxism' over gender-neutral announcements

Laura Perrins, co-editor of The Conservative Woman, says London Underground staff could say 'ladies and gentlemen and others' instead

Charlie Gard's parents to learn fresh High Court ruling

Charlie Gard's parents to learn fresh High Court verdict

Charlie Gard's parents to learn fresh High Court verdict

Chris Gard and Connie Yates will find out whether their case at the High Court has been successful

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Iceberg four times larger than London breaks away from Antarctic ice shelf

Iceberg 100 times heavier than monster which sunk the Titanic breaks off in Antarctica

Iceberg 100 times heavier than monster which sunk the Titanic breaks off

The chunk of ice is roughly 6,000 square kilometres in size - four times bigger than London

Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

Grenfell Tower: Police reveal a victim had spoken to 999 for 55 minutes

Grenfell Tower victim was on 999 call for 55 minutes, police reveal

Grenfell Tower victim was on 999 call for 55 minutes, police reveal

Scotland Yard gave an update of the tower fire investigation on Monday

TfL update sparks speculation of Donald Trump London visit

TfL update sparks speculation of Donald Trump London visit

TfL has warned of major disruption in central London on Wednesday - and prompted a flurry of rumour and gossip

Camden Market fire: outbreak under control following overnight firefighter efforts

Camden Market fire: Outbreak under control following overnight firefighter efforts

Camden Market fire under control following overnight firefighter efforts

70 firefighters and a fleet of 10 fire engines were deployed to the scene after the blaze broke out in a building within the market on Sunday night

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Police search for knifeman released from prison years early after jail term was recorded incorrectly

Knifeman released from prison years early after jail term recorded incorrectly

Search continues for knifeman mistakenly released from prison years early

Ralston Dodd was sentenced to nine years in prison for nearly stabbing someone to death

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017

'Not knowing the full Grenfell Tower death toll is adding to grief, stress and strain of victims', says George Galloway

'Not knowing the full Grenfell Tower death toll is adding to grief, stress and strain of victims', says George Galloway

'Not knowing the full Grenfell Tower death toll is adding to victims' grief'

George Galloway says the length of time it is taking to reach a final Grenfell Tower fire death toll is also adding to anger

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