Tulip skyscraper found to breach London Plan guidelines  BBC News

The 1,000ft (305m)-high Tulip tower which has been proposed for London fails to comply with planning guidelines, the mayor has said. The skyscraper was ...


Just how popular is London's street food?  BBC News

Stalls are now starting to be set up in derelict spaces in Shoreditch, Brixton, Croydon and Wembley.


London Tube violent crime rises by 43% in three years  BBC News

Violent crime on London's Tube network has increased by more than 43% in the last three years, figures have shown. British Transport Police data showed there ...


Future of airport security on show in London  BBC News

A shoe scanner that works on passengers queuing at airport security is on show in London.


New Year Park Lane stab death: 'Dangerous' men hunted  BBC News

Tudor Simionov was knifed as he tried to stop gatecrashers getting into the venue on New Year's Eve.


London news: Man stabbed in Kew Gardens – Metropolitan Police scrambled | Daily Star  Daily Star

Police and ambulance were scrambled to the area near the famous botanical garden in south-west London this morning. Shocked passers-by were describing ...


London state school secures 41 Oxbridge offers  BBC News

A school in one of London's poorest boroughs aims to send 41 students to Oxford or Cambridge this year.


From homelessness to the happiest bus driver in London  BBC News

Patrick Lawson, who was homeless, was chosen by passengers through the "Hello London" award.


Women's March London 2019: Thousands join global march in capital to campaign for women's rights  Evening Standard

Huge crowds have gathered in central London for the global Women's March to protest against violence against women and the impact of policies on austerity.


Heathrow: Man charged with flying drone near airport  BBC News

George Rusu is accused of using a drone on a field near the runway days after a scare at Gatwick.


London Uber fares go up after electric car charge  BBC News

Uber fares in London have gone up to help drivers buy electric cars, the company said. A clean air fee of 15p per mile will be added to every trip taken in the ...


Crystal Palace to shelter homeless at Selhurst Park stadium  BBC News

The emergency accommodation at Crystal Palace's stadium can house up to 10 rough sleepers.


London trams to get automatic braking system  BBC News

The decision was among 15 safety recommendations after an investigation into the 2016 Croydon tram crash.


Leyton stabbing: Jaden Moodie in London 'for new start'  BBC News

A teenager who was murdered in north London had moved to the capital for "a new start", a youth worker has said. Jaden Moodie, 14, was stabbed to death by ...


Female firefighters prove they exist to little girl  BBC News

Four-year-old Esme said she thought only men joined the fire *service* and wished she could be a boy.


London violence: Two dead, four hurt in knife and gun attacks  BBC News

Two people have been stabbed to death and four others hurt in separate attacks in the early hours of the morning in London. A man died after being stabbed ...


Eleven cats left to die in east London alleyway  BBC News

A video released by an animal charity 11 cats being rescued from sealed boxes in east London.


Shocking images reveal what London and other major cities would look like if pollution was visible  Evening Standard

Shocking images reveal how some of the world's most polluted cities would look if all pollution was visible. Using data from 2018, the photos show what it would ...


LONDON BLOODBATH: Teenage victims of DOUBLE stabbing in Kensington  Express

TWO teenagers have been stabbed in Kensington and another was assaulted in a brutal attack last night.


IVF dad 'floored' over baby he did not consent to  BBC News

A father, whose ex-partner forged his signature to conceive a child via an IVF clinic, said he was "absolutely floored" when he found out. The man, who can only ...


London stand-off: Armed police swoop as knifeman barricades himself in house by school  Express

POLICE are in the midst of a stand-off with a man brandishing a knife near a school in Balham, south London.


Eels in Thames 'left hyperactive due to high levels of cocaine in water'  Evening Standard

Eels in the Thames are becoming hyperactive because of the high levels of cocaine in the city's waste water, scientists say. New research by a team at King's ...


Move Parliament from London to Manchester and 'TRANSFORM' the north, says expert  Express

THE UK should move Parliament away from London to Manchester and breath new life into the north of the country, a policy adviser has argued.


London violence: How a bloody night became a deadly year  BBC News

London has endured a year which has seen its homicide total reach its highest level since 2008.


Hammersmith stabbing: 39 attempted murder arrests  BBC News

Thirty-nine people at a house party were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed in west London. The man, thought to be in his ...


Sadiq Khan unveils Lib Peck as London's anti-violence boss  BBC News

The mayor wants to replicate a "public health" approach to violence that has been used in other cities.


Warren Street baby: Student helps deliver newborn at Tube station  BBC News

A medical student who helped deliver a baby at a central London Tube station said it was a panicked situation. Hamzah Selim, 21, was on his way home from an ...


Inside London's lost ice house  BBC News

The cavernous 18th century ice store has been rediscovered after decades.


London councils spend £22m a year renting back Right to Buy homes  Inside Housing

Councils in London are spending more than £22.3m a year renting back homes solder under the Right to Buy, a study has found. Linked In Twitter Facebook ...


WWE training wrestling stars of the future in London  BBC News

More than 30 wrestlers will train at the group's first permanent base outside the United States.


Perspective on black knife crime  The Guardian

Letters: The causes of stabbings in the black community cannot be understood from intellectual or prejudicial positions, argues Julian Lee, while Nick Moss ...


Wireless Festival: Haringey Council agrees to promoter's noise demands  BBC News

Wireless Festival had its licence reviewed following complaints from campaigners and residents.


In pictures: London's New Year's Day Parade  BBC News

More than 8000 performers delight flag-waving crowds at an annual parade in central London.


Hackney shooting: Woman injured at New Year club night  BBC News

The victim was shot in the leg at the 588 club in Hackney, east London.


London stabbing: Horror as boy attacked on busy high street minutes before school starts  Express

A TEENAGE boy was taken to hospital after being stabbed on a busy high street in south east London shortly after 8.30am.


London violence: Knife crime 'levelling off', says Cressida Dick  BBC News

London's homicide rate is at its highest since 2008, but stabbing deaths have not gone up.


War on fatbergs: Can this 21st Century peril be blitzed?  BBC News

Could specially cultivated bacteria be the answer to the UK's £100m fatberg problem?


Six unknown Holocaust victims buried at London cemetery  Sky News

By Helen-Ann Smith, Sky News reporter. Six unknown victims of the Holocaust have been buried in north London in the first *service* of its kind in the UK.


Mother dies and baby hurt in Penge crash  BBC News

The 23-year-old woman was pushing a pram when she was killed and her baby was critically injured.


Inside the secretive world of London street racing  BBC News

Street racers say they use public roads because race tracks are too expensive and have strict noise restrictions.


Wilham Mendes: Boys charged with murder of boxer  BBC News

Two boys, both aged 15, are charged with murdering boxer Wilham Mendes in north London.


Camberwell stabbing: Victim named as Charlotte Huggins  BBC News

Charlotte Huggins, who was stabbed in south London, is the first official homicide victim of 2019.


Young woman found dead from critical head injury in London's luxury tower block  Express

A YOUNG woman has been found dead from a critical head injury in a luxury tower block in east London.


New Year 2019: London counts down to firework display  BBC News

An estimated 100000 people gather by the banks of the Thames in London to join in the countdown to the new year.


How railways made London's Greenwich the centre of world time  BBC News

Before the world had time zones, train timetables were confusing and out of sync.


Snowstorms and heat waves: A look at London's year  BBC News

Royal births and weddings and a lost whale, reminisce over the past 12 months in London.


Gonzalo Higuain to arrive in London on Tuesday to complete Chelsea loan move  Express

The Juventus striker is set to join on loan until the end of the season with the option to extend the deal by a further 12 months. Higuain was left out of AC Milan's ...


UFO sighting in London? Mysterious spinning lights cause Londoners to PANIC  Express.co.uk

A frightening video has emerged of a possible UFO sighting, revealing mysterious spinning lights and an eerie blue glow shining across the London night sky.


Jaden Moodie death: Man charged with boy's murder  Evening Standard

An 18-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection to London schoolboy Jaden Moodie's death. Ayoub Majdouline, of no fixed address but of the ...


Double-decker London bus crashes into front garden  BBC News

The 118 *service* to Brixton ploughed through a fence and hit the front of a house in south London.


Millennial Manchester: Why young people are snubbing London and moving to our city  Manchester Evening News

Greater Manchester has seen a huge surge in the number of young people setting up home here. We crunch the numbers and find out why.


London Boroughs 'work together' on homelessness  BBC News

A new scheme is expected to help more than 35000 London households on the verge of homelessness.


Emissions charge in London is a blunt instrument  The Guardian

New pollution charges for motorists in London should not be based on a vehicle's age, argues David Lawrence, while Judith Hanna thinks the Tories are playing ...


New Year's Eve: Meet the team behind London's 2018 fireworks  BBC News

About 70000 fireworks are set off during the 10 minute show.


Ofo cycle hire firm pulls out of London  The Guardian

At its peak the Chinese bike-sharing startup had 6000 bikes in several English cities.


London news: Horror as man, 50, stabbed in mouth at gathering in Tottenham | Daily Star  Daily Star

LONDON continues to be plagued by knife crime after a man was stabbed in the mouth at a gathering.


Croydon warehouse blaze tackled by firefighters  BBC News

About 120 firefighters are battling the fire at a self-storage warehouse in Croydon.


A13 Dagenham 'wrong-way' collision: Two dead  BBC News

A woman, aged in her 70s, and a taxi driver, in his 40s, died at the scene in east London.


Is another year of rising knife crime ahead?  BBC News

A rise in knife-related violence in England and Wales in 2018 has raised serious questions about the government's approach.


Merry Christmas from BBC London  BBC News

The Kingdom Choir, who performed at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, sing Silent Night.


LONDON BLOODBATH: Police launch TWO murder probes after separate New Year’s Day stabbings  Express

DETECTIVES have launched two murder investigations after two people were killed in separate stabbings across London in the early hours of New Year's Day.


Fox found napping on microwave in Mitcham home  BBC News

A fox is caught red-pawed and asleep after causing havoc in a south London kitchen.


London bloodbath: Man stabbed after fight at Stockwell bus station  Express

A MAN has been stabbed after a fight at Stockwell bus station in London.


London bloodbath: Woman fighting for life after ‘driver attacked her after car crash’  Express

A WOMAN is fighting for her life after being attacked in a suspected road-rage incident.


Four Tet debuts exclusive new music at London exhibition  Mixmag

The new tracks can only be heard at a collaborative art exhibition in London.


Man stabbed to death in north London was Portuguese boxer  The Guardian

A 25-year-old man stabbed to death in an alleyway in north London in the early hours of Saturday morning has been named as Wilham Mendes, a Portuguese ...


Edmonton shooting murder: Two arrested  BBC News

The victim, a man in his 20s, was shot dead in a street in Edmonton, north London, on Tuesday.


Teenagers in court charged with murder of boxer in London  The Guardian

Two 15-year-old boys charged with killing of Wilham Mendes, who was stabbed in Tottenham.


Turnpike Lane Tube station: Bus driver hurt as shots fired  BBC News

Armed police attend as a bus driver is found injured outside Turnpike Lane station in north London.


Missing girl taken in Newham car theft found  BBC News

A 17-month-old girl taken during a car theft has been found safe and well. Maria Tudorica was taken in Nine Acres Close, Newham, east London, at 16:37 GMT ...


Speedboat date death: Jack Shepherd wins right to appeal  BBC News

Jack Shepherd was convicted in his absence of killing his date in a speedboat crash on the River Thames.


Edmonton shooting murder: Family 'do not want vengeance'  BBC News

Richard Odunze-Dim, was shot dead in a street in Edmonton, north London, last week.


39 arrested over London stabbing are released  Sky News

Thirty-nine people arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a New Year's Eve stabbing have been released from custody. A man in his 30s was taken to ...


Police arrest two more men over Northern Ireland car bomb attack  Evening Standard

Detectives investigating a suspected car bomb in Northern Ireland have arrested two more men. The men, aged 34 and 42 years, were arrested in the city on ...


Terrifying moment fireworks EXPLODE down London road almost HITTING New Year revellers  Express

SHOCKING footage shows New Year's Eve revellers running away and hiding from fireworks that shoot down Ilford Lane in East London, before exploding in a ...


Casual Meghan Markle spotted having private London lunch with important new team member  HELLO!

Meghan Markle has been spotted having a private lunch with her new press secretary in London – find out more.


Boris criticises 'Sadiq CAN'T' for failing London – 'must protect police from PC BACKLASH'  Express

BORIS Johnson explained exactly what he would do to tackle knife crime in London if he was Mayor again for 24 hours.


Heathrow airport: Drone sighting halts departures  BBC News

Departures at Heathrow were temporarily stopped after a drone was reported to have been sighted. Flights from the west London airport resumed about an hour ...


Postcard collection shows how different London looked in the 1960s  Metro.co.uk

These pictures show what London looked like in the 1960s. The collection of photographs has been restored and released in a new book. The postcards were ...


Man, 20, stabbed in north London alleyway dies in hospital  The Guardian

Victim was found with knife wounds off Tottenham High Road in early hours of Saturday.


London bloodbath: 14-year-old boy dead after stabbing in Waltham Forest  Express

A TEENAGE boy has died after being stabbed in Waltham Forest - the second serious knife attack in the north east London borough in just 48 hours.


NI firm to help London police solve Heathrow drone incident  BBC News

A company from Northern Ireland has been called in to help with the investigation into a drone incident which temporarily halted flights at Heathrow Airport, the ...


London bloodbath: Man fighting for his life after stabbing in Blackheath  Express

A MAN in his 30s was taken to hospital fighting for his life after receiving serious stab wounds to his stomach.


Report sparks concerns over poor air quality on London Underground  The Guardian

*Fresh* concerns over air quality on the London Underground have been raised after researchers found that the concentration of particulate pollution in tube ...


London police ID man killed in Friday afternoon crash  The London Free Press

London police have identified the 63-year-old man who died as the result of a traffic collision Friday afternoon. Randy Pinkerton, of London, was riding a ...


London stabbings: Two people knifed to death in first six hours of 2019  The Independent

Two people have been stabbed to death in London in the first six hours of 2019. The Metropolitan Police has launched separate murder investigations after fatal ...


London acid attack victim in hospital after 'corrosive' liquid thrown  The Guardian

Victim, 21, suffered additional injuries from suspected knife attack.


The London Project: Unpretentious high-end dining in Dubai  Arab News

DUBAI: We're fans of visiting restaurants before they reach Instagram-level hype, and so during an outing to Dubai's newest neighborhood, we had to pass by ...


Girl, 13, arrested in London 'yellow-vest' pro-Brexit protest  The Guardian

A 13-year-old girl has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer after protesters emulating the gilets jaunes demonstrations in France blockaded ...


Sky news presenter Kay Burley praises London as ‘best city in the world’ after suffering 'episode' on Tube  Evening Standard

News anchor Kay Burley has praised London as “best city in the world” after suffering an “episode” on the Tube before passengers and staff rushed to her aid.


Tottenham news live: Spurs target former Premier League star, negotiations begin for midfielder  Football.London

Welcome to football.london 's Tottenham live blog, where we'll keep you up to date with the latest goings on in north London throughout the day. In the Premier ...


Norway's favourite painting to go on display in London  The Guardian

Winter Night in the Mountains by Harald Sohlberg will feature at Dulwich Picture Gallery.


London agency steps up to rescue Neighbourhood Watch  The London Free Press

From the brink of shutting down last year, to a new partnership, London's embattled Neighbourhood Watch program might yet survive under a proposal by a ...


Paul Pogba is No.1 penalty taker for Man Utd, confirms Ole Gunnar Solskjaer  Evening Standard

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed that while he would not take penalties like Paul Pogba, the midfielder will remain Manchester United's No.1 penalty taker.


Flurries of snow fall across parts of London  ITV News

Read the latest London stories, Flurries of snow fall across parts of London on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest London news.


London news: Brixton 'hit-and-run' leaves young woman dead | Daily Star  Daily Star

A YOUNG woman has died after being hit by a suspected hit-and-run driver in south London in the early hours of Saturday morning.


Sarah Brightman to play first London headline show in 15 years  Belfast Telegraph

Sarah Brightman will return to London for a headline show for the first time since 2004 when she brings her world tour to the Royal Albert Hall for one night only.


Research that starts conversations | Imperial News  Imperial College London

ALTMETRIC EXPLORER - Your research has been published, what comes next? Hopefully, it influences the work of other researchers and receives citations.


Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Sadiq Khan in Iran jail release call  BBC News

Sadiq Khan makes a plea for a British-Iranian woman to be freed and returned home for Christmas.


Hector Bellerin injury: Unai Emery fears Arsenal star suffered serious knee injury  Evening Standard

Unai Emery fears that Hector Bellerin suffered a serious knee injury during Arsenal's 2-0 win over Chelsea. Arsenal's superb London derby win was tainted as ...