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Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Teenager to become first terror suspect to appear at youth court

Chingford teenager to become first terror suspect to appear at youth court

Chingford teenager to become first terror suspect to appear at youth court

A 16-year-old will appear at a youth court in July, on suspicion of spreading Al Qaeda propaganda online and sharing a video about explosive devices

PC Keith Palmer - a 'solid, reliable' policeman taken before his time

PC Keith Palmer: Portrait of a hero

PC Keith Palmer: Portrait of the Westminster attack hero

The fallen policeman was laid to rest in a full force police funeral today

'London is forever grateful' - Twitter pays tribute to PC Keith Palmer as funeral gets underway

'London is forever grateful' - Twitter pays tribute to Westminster attack hero Keith Palmer

Twitter pays tribute to PC Keith Palmer as funeral gets underway

The police constable was laid to rest on Monday, nearly three weeks after being fatally stabbed by Khalid Masood in his attack on Westminster

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Ken Livingstone Hitler Zionism row: Was the Labour Party's choice not to expel the former London Mayor the right decision?

Ken Livingstone Hitler Zionism row: Was Labour's non-expulsion the right decision?

Was Labour's choice not to expel the Ken Livingstone the right decision?

The former London Mayor narrowly avoided expulsion from the party, one year after his comments sparked one of the worst political storms to affect Labour in decades

Sadiq Khan has announced a range of measures to tackle pollution (Wikipedia)

'Sadiq Khan's '40,000 pollution deaths a year' is a zombie statistic and isn't true, says respiratory physician

'Sadiq Khan's 40,000 pollution deaths a year figure is just a zombie statistic'

Figures have been reported which claim pollution causes almost 40,000 premature deaths a year in the UK, but a respiratory physician has said the figure is wrong

Monday, April 3, 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017

Ecuador's Lenin Moreno set to win election despite fraud claims

Ecuador's Lenin Moreno set to win election despite fraud claims

Ecuador's Lenin Moreno set to win election despite fraud claims

The election result in Ecuador would have had great implications for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who has been holed up in the country's embassy for years

Property consultant jailed for being part of Breaking Bad style crystal meth network

Property consultant jailed over 'Breaking Bad-style' crystal meth network

Property consultant jailed over 'Breaking Bad-style' crystal meth network

The drugs network ran by storing drugs in hotel rooms which were then transported by using Uber drivers acting as couriers

Croydon asylum seeker attack: Four more arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

Croydon asylum seeker attack: Five charged over savage beating of Kurdish-Iranian asylum seeker

Five charged over Croydon ayslum seeker attack

Nine people have been arrested in a suspected hate crime on a 17-year-old Kurdish-Iranian man, who was left in a serious but stable condition

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Unite Against Fascism calls on anti-fascists to oppose Britain First march

Anti-fascist group calls on supporters to rally against Britain First ahead of London march

Anti-fascist group calls on supporters to rally against Britain First march

Far-right group Britain First is set to hold a march against terrorism at Charing Cross Station on April 1

Lloyd's of London to establish Brussels office before UK departs EU

Brexit: Iconic British insurer Lloyd's of London to establish Brussels office

Brexit: Iconic British insurer Lloyd's of London to establish Brussels office

The insurance company will set up shop in Brussels before the negotiation period is done

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

'I tried to not be impressed by John Legend but I failed' - Twitter blown away by the singer's impromptu performance at St. Pancras International

'I tried to not be impressed by John Legend but I failed' - Twitter blown away by singer's impromptu St Pancras gig

John Legend wows London commuters with St Pancras guerilla gig

The singer gave an impromptu concert in the station, and Twitter went mad for it

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Heart surgeon 'thought victims wouldn't speak out due to his well-deserved renown'

Heart surgeon 'thought sexual assault victims wouldn't speak out because he was too respected'

Surgeon 'thought sex assault victims wouldn't speak because he was so respected'

One of Britain's top heart surgeons has been accused of sexual assault on four women whilst at work over a period of 13 years

Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

Terrorism fears caused visitor numbers to drop in London last year

London tourism plunges on terrorism fears

London tourism plunges on terrorism fears

In 2016 one million fewer people visited the Natural History Museum, the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum than in 2015

Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

Westminster attack: Asian presenter Yasmeen Khan says 'I always pray it's not a Muslim'

Westminster attack: Asian presenter Yasmeen Khan says 'I always pray it's not a Muslim'

Westminster attack: Yasmeen Khan says 'I always pray it's not a Muslim'

Our British Asian presenter delivered a passionate monologue about this week's atrocities on her talkRADIO show

Police have made a string of arrests since Wednesday's attacks

Westminster attack: Man arrested just yards from former Factory Records HQ in Manchester

Westminster attack: Man arrested just yards from former Factory Records HQ

Arrest took place overnight in leafy Manchester suburb of West Didsbury, it has emerged

Belgian prosecutors charge Antwerp driver with attempted terrorism

Belgian prosecutors charge Antwerp driver with attempted terrorism

Belgian prosecutors charge Antwerp driver with attempted terrorism

Police in Belgium arrested a man who was driving at a crowd one day after a high-profile terror attack in London

Westminster Attack: 'Criminals convert to extremism because it gives meaning to their already sad life'

Westminster Attack: 'Criminal low-lives are an ideal fit for terror recruiters'

'Criminal low-lives are an ideal fit for terror recruiters'

Khalid Masood has been identified as the man who carried out the attack on Westminster and it is believed that he converted to Islam in prison

Anti-Brexit groups in turmoil over status of weekend March for Europe protest

Anti-Brexit groups in turmoil over status of weekend March for Europe protest

Anti-Brexit groups in turmoil over status of weekend protest

Pro-EU campaigners have received mixed messages as to whether the march has been cancelled or not in the wake of the Westminster terror attack

Charity page set up by British Muslim for Westminster attack victims' families raises almost £18,000 in two days

Westminster attack: British Muslims raise almost £18,000 for victims' families in two days through charity page

British Muslims raise almost £18,000 for families of London attack victims

The Muslims United for London page was set up in response to the terror attack in London to raise money for the families of those who lost their lives in the disaster

Investigation into Westminster attacker continues as Scotland Yard reveal birth name

Westminster attacker Khalid Masood was born Adrian Russell Ajao, police reveal

Westminster attacker was born Adrian Russell Ajao, police reveal

Mark Rowley, who is heading the investigation, confirmed the birth name of the man who killed five people on Wednesday

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Piers Morgan vs Katie Hopkins - GMB host insists columnist is wrong after Fox news interview

Piers Morgan vs Katie Hopkins: Mail columnists clash over Westminster attacks

GMB host Piers Morgan insists Katie Hopkins is wrong after Fox news interview

The presenter wrote a defiant column in the Daily Mail after the columnist claimed to Fox News London was 'afraid and disunited'

Westminster: 'Attacks on innocent Muslims are now likely to increase', says the Ramadhan Foundation

Westminster: 'Attacks on innocent Muslims are now likely to increase', says the Ramadhan Foundation

'Attacks on innocent Muslims are now likely to increase'

Chief executive of the Ramadhan Foundation Mohammed Shafiq says Muslims are standing up and speaking out about terrorism, but more needs to be done

Nicola Sturgeon backs environment secretary Roseanna Cunningham over Westminster attack comments

Nicola Sturgeon backs SNP colleague Roseanna Cunningham over Westminster terror attack comments

Nicola Sturgeon backs Roseanna Cunningham over Westminster comments

One of Nicola Sturgeon's advisors attempted to hide Roseanna Cunningham from the press at Holyrood, but it did not work

Westminster attacker named as Khalid Masood by police

Westminster attacker named as Khalid Masood by police

Westminster attacker named as Khalid Masood by police

Masood, 52, had a string of previous convictions

Westminster attack: third victim named as American citizen Kurt Cochran

Westminster attack: third victim named as American citizen Kurt Cochran

Third victim named as American man Kurt Cochran

Mr. Cochran was in the British capital to celebrate his anniversary with his wife Melissa when he was caught up in the terrorist incident

Man arrested for 'driving at crowd' in Antwerp

New terror attack in Europe as man drives car into crowd in Antwerp

Alleged incident comes just a day after London terror attacks

Westminster attack: MP Nicky Morgan condemns anyone using the attack for their own political advantage

Westminster attack: MP Nicky Morgan condemns using the attack for their own political advantage

MP Nicky Morgan condemns anyone using the attack for political advantage

Former education secretary says we must stand up for our own values in this country, to make sure others don't spread harmful values

Isis claims responsibility for Westminster terror attack

BREAKING Isis claims responsibility for Westminster terror attack

Isis claims responsibility, says attacker was 'targeting coalition citizens'

Authorities believe attacks were carried out by a single assailant yesterday

Westminster attack: Woman who fell into River Thames names as Romanian Andreea Cristea

Westminster attack: Woman who fell into River Thames named as Romanian Andreea Cristea

Woman who plunged into River Thames named as Romanian Andreea Cristea

Cristea, who has been named by Romanian media, is said to have suffered serious head and lung injuries

Westminster attack: Channel 4 News backtracks live on air after giving wrong name for suspect

Channel 4 News backtracks live on air after giving wrong name for suspect

As the events were unfolding, correspondent Simon Israel wrongly named Abu Izzadeen as the perpetrator, only to do an on-air backtrack after discovering he was imprisoned

Westminster attack: Donald Trump Jr sparks outrage with Sadiq Khan tweet

Donald Trump Jr sparks outrage with Sadiq Khan tweet

The US President's son has landed in hot water over a tweet about the London Mayor in the wake of the attack on Westminster

Westminster: 'Isis probably didn't know of the attack until we did', says Quilliam Foundation's Jonathan Russell

Westminster: 'Isis probably didn't know of the attack until we did', says Quilliam Foundation's Jonathan Russell

'Isis probably didn't know of the attack until we did', says Quilliam Foundation

Jonathan Russell, Head of Policy at the foundation, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the terror group claiming responsibility for the incident in Westminster on Wednesday

Westminster attack: 'MPs are putting on a brave face and working normally', says MP Jim Fitzpatrick

Westminster attack: Some MPs are fighting back tears but we're working normally, says Labour's Jim Fitzpatrick

'MPs are fighting back tears but we're working normally'

The MP says the attack feels very personal but

Theresa May: 'Westminster attacker was British born and previously investigated by MI5'

Theresa May: Westminster attacker was British-born and previously investigated by MI5

Theresa May: Attacker was British-born and known to MI5

Theresa May has made a statement following the attack on Westminster yesterday, saying that 'we are not afraid and our resolve will never waiver in the face of terrorism'

Westminster attack: Environment secretary Roseanna Cunningham accused of disgraceful behaviour at Holyrood

Westminster attack: SNP lawmaker Roseanna Cunningham accused of 'disgraceful behaviour' in Holyrood

SNP lawmaker accused of 'disgraceful behaviour' in moments after attack

Conservative MSPs have claimed that environment secretary Roseanna Cunningham said it was an 'absolute disgrace' to suspend the independence debate because it was 'giving into terrorists'

Thousands of pounds raised online for family and friends of PC Keith Palmer

Westminster attacks: Thousands of pounds raised online for family and friends of PC Keith Palmer

Thousands of pounds raised online for family and friends of PC Keith Palmer

Yesterday a police officer was killed in the attack on Westminster, many have posted comments online remembering him

Westminster: 'Man was acting alone, but he would have needed support', says defence editor Robert Fox

Westminster attacker 'would have needed support', says defence editor Robert Fox

Westminster attacker 'would have needed support', says defence expert

Robert Fox, Defence Editor for the London Evening Standard, said any possible associations with the perpetrator would be key to the investigation

Westminster attack: eyewitness tells harrowing story of immediate aftermath of the assault

Westminster attack: eyewitness says 'there was silence on the bridge - just bodies lying on the floor'

'There was silence on the bridge - just bodies lying on the floor'

Graham Neale told Paul Ross he heard 'a sort of slapping sound' before realising it was gunfire

'London attack is absolutely deplorable, there's no justification,' says Khalid Mahmood MP

Westminster attack: MP Khalid Mahmood says 'we couldn't believe what was happening in front of our eyes'

'We couldn't believe what was happening in front of our eyes'

Khalid Mahmood, the Labour MP for Birmingham Perry Barr, was trapped in Parliament as the attack unfolded

Westminster assault: Metropolitan Police make arrests in London and Birmingham in connection with attack

Westminster assault: Eighth person arrested as inquiry continues into Parliament terror assault

Eighth person arrested as inquiry continues into Parliament terror assault

Mark Rowley, the Met's senior anti-terror officer, confirms details of raids connected to Wednesday's atrocities

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

An eyewitness has said he saw people flying through the air on Westminster Bridge

Westminster attack: Eyewitness says 'I just saw a 4x4 throwing people in the air'

'I just saw a 4x4 throwing people in the air'

Eyewitness says he initially thought the attack was deliberate as carnage on Westminster Bridge unfolded

Westminster attack: 'The attacker ran towards Parliament holding a large kitchen knife above his head', says eyewitness

Westminster attack: 'Attacker ran towards Parliament holding a large kitchen knife above his head' says eyewitness

'Attacker ran towards Parliament holding large kitchen knife above his head'

Political editor of the Press Association Andrew Woodcock watched the incident unfold from his window

Westminster attack: 'At first people thought it was a bomb and all hell broke lose', says eyewitness

Westminster attack: Theresa May's car sped past me at incredible speed, says eyewitness

'All hell broke loose, then Theresa May's car sped past me'

Sun political editor Tom Newton Dunn believes the attack on Westminster was an an attack on the country itself and on democracy

The attacks on Parliament have sent shockwaves through the British capital

Parliament terror attack: Woman pulled out of Thames after 4x4 rampage on Westminster Bridge

Woman pulled out of Thames after 4x4 rampage

Woman reportedly alive but with serious injuries

Westminster attack: 'This appears to have been conducted by a lone wolf', says former Scotland Yard commander

Westminster attack: 'This appears to have been conducted by a lone wolf', says former Scotland Yard commander

It's likely a lone wolf did this, says terror expert

Parliament is in lockdown after a man was gunned down outside, in a separate incident, witnesses reported that a car mounted the pavement and hit several people on Westminster Bridge

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

'He can now work on masterpieces like Rush Hour Crush' - Twitter reacts to George Osborne's new job as London Evening Standard editor

Twitter mocks George Osborne and urges him to quit over Evening Standard job

Twitter mocks George Osborne and urges him to quit over Evening Standard job

The former Chancellor of the Exchequer was named as the editor of the London Evening Standard on Friday

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Marine Alexander Blackman's murder conviction is quashed

Marine A Alexander Blackman's murder conviction quashed

Marine A Alexander Blackman's murder conviction quashed

Marine A's murder conviction has been replaced with manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility

'Beware of Jews' sign causes outrage in London

'Beware of Jews' sign causes outrage in London

'Beware of Jews' sign causes outrage in London

The sign appeared in Stamford Hill and has been widely condemned

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

Man sentenced after stealing Sheikh's Rolls Royce by conning DVLA

Man sentenced after stealing Sheikh's Rolls-Royce by conning DVLA

Man sentenced after stealing Sheikh's Rolls-Royce by conning DVLA

Mohammed Humza was able to fill in a DVLA form claiming he owned the Rolls Royce and then order new keys for the car, after this he sold it on

Man faces years in prison after kidnapping and raping 81-year-old woman

Man faces years in prison after kidnapping and raping 81-year-old woman

Man faces years in prison after kidnapping and raping 81-year-old woman

Anthony Roberts dragged a pensioner to a secluded area after she got off a bus in south-west London and kept her there for 96 minutes

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Internet amused after London commuter spots seven nuns at Seven Sisters station

Internet amused after London commuter spots seven nuns at Seven Sisters station

Internet amused after London commuter spots seven nuns at Seven Sisters station

What are the odds of that?

Twitter users air their fury over Central Line disruption during rush hour

'The Central Line is an act of treason' - Twitter users vent fury over rush hour disruption

Twitter users air their fury over Central Line disruption during rush hour

An empty train derailed at White City during the rush hour on Friday morning, causing heavy disruption on the rest of the line

Drug addict to be sentenced for killing child and aunt in car crash

Drug addict jailed for 12 years for killing child actor and aunt in car crash

Drug addict jailed for 12 years for killing child actor and aunt in car crash

The man was driving a stolen car and being chased by police at the time of the crash, with a cocktail of drugs in his system

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Merseyrail confirm they are seeking an injunction to stop an upcoming strike by the RMT

Merseyrail confirm they are seeking injunction to stop upcoming RMT strike

Merseyrail confirm they're going for injunction to stop upcoming RMT strike

The company is trying to prevent a planned strike by members of the union in a row over driver-only trains

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