HMP Onley: 'Little done' over jail's London gangs  BBC News

A prison which attributes high levels of violence to London gangs has done "very little" to understand potential inmate conflict, a report has found. About 80% of ...

Transport for London's budget deficit down but uncertainty looms  BBC News

The latest somewhat indecipherable Transport for London (TfL) budget, says that its £1bn budget deficit is coming down. The operating deficit of £968m in ...

Kew murder: Man charged over French film producer death  BBC News

Laureline Garcia-Bertaux's body was found buried in a shallow grave in her west London garden.

Tower Hill Wetherspoons pub crash leaves woman injured  BBC News

A man is arrested on suspicion of drink-driving and dangerous driving over the crash in London.

London population: Why so many people leave the UK's capital  BBC News

The UK's capital has grown rapidly, yet more Britons leave the city than arrive.

Leroy Junior Edwards stab death: Relatives found guilty  BBC News

Leroy Junior Edwards was killed by distant relations at his home in south-east London.

Frozen musical heads from Broadway to London's West End  BBC News

The stage adaptation of Frozen, which opened on Broadway early last year, is coming to London's West End. It will reopen the Drury Lane Theatre in Autumn ...

London air pollution: Pupils' bags to monitor toxic air levels  BBC News

Some 250 pupils from five primary schools across London will carry pollution sensors in backpacks.

London BLOODBATH: Sadiq Khan's biggest MISTAKE when trying to FIX knife violence

SADIQ Khan and Cressida Dick's have made one big error while trying to deal with the London knife crime 'epidemic', a leading criminologist has claimed.

Diamond tycoon Nirav Modi arrested in London over fraud claims  The Guardian

The diamond tycoon Nirav Modi, whose jewels once adorned stars from Bollywood to Hollywood, has been remanded in custody in London, more than a year ...

Tendai Muswere: London student accused of making two guns using 3D printer  Sky News

Tendai Muswere, 25, is being prosecuted for creating the frames of two types of gun while he was a university student.

London Southbank University student denies making 3D printer handguns  BBC News

Student Tendai Muswere will stand trial at Southwark Crown Court on 27 August.

Mulberry Academy schoolgirls 'sold vodka' before classes  BBC News

A shop has lost its licence after pupils were said to have bought vodka and drunk it before going to school. TSB News was found to have sold alcohol to ...

Scarface killer 'Tony Montana' guilty of murder  BBC News

A man who used the nickname of Al Pacino's character in Scarface has been found guilty of his fifth murder. Mane Driza - also known as Tony Montana ...

St Patrick's Day parades held in London and Birmingham  BBC News

Thousands of people take part in parades in central London and Birmingham.

Health officials probe case of deadly Legionnaires' Disease at one of London's most famous apartment blocks  Evening Standard

Health officials are investigating a case of deadly Legionnaires' Disease at one of London's most notorious apartment blocks. A resident of Dolphin Square has ...

London news: Hackney man shot by police after 'knifing officer' | Daily Star  Daily Star

A MAN was shot by police wielding a knife in east London after he attacked a police officer and threatened to kill people on Monday night.

Plumcroft Primary School, engine idling  London News Online

By James Twomey. Children from a primary school took to the streets to educate their parents and other drivers about idling engines and their impact on local air ...

The Dreamsy  London News Online

By James Twomey. Getting £1m for your birthday is something one can only dream about. But that's exactly what happened to a director of a short film. Okay, the ...

Man charged after woman's body found in London flat  BBC News

Antoinette Donnegan's body was discovered by police in a flat in south-west London on 7 March.

London-Hastings landslip railway line 'blocked for days'  BBC News

A landslip is blocking a railway line between the East Sussex coast, Kent and London. Trains will not run between Robertsbridge and Tunbridge Wells until ...

Police probe 'IRA' link to London and Glasgow suspect devices  BBC News

Detectives investigating devices sent to addresses in London and Glasgow have said a claim of responsibility has been made in the name of the "IRA". The Met ...

Fulham fight: Fatal stabbing victim was 'good guy'  BBC News

The 29-year-old victim's friend said at their age "you don't do silly things like... knife crimes".

Two injured in 'linked' London stabbings  BBC News

Both victims are in hospital with life-threatening injuries after attacks in London.

Ilford stabbing: Man killed in east London  BBC News

A murder investigation is under way after a man was stabbed to death in east London. The 20-year-old victim is the fifth person in nine days to be fatally stabbed ...

Potent cannabis increases risk of serious mental illness, says study  BBC News

People who use potent cannabis increase their risk of serious mental illness, according to researchers.

Yellow vest protesters storm Attorney General's office in London  Evening Standard

Yellow vest protesters stormed the Attorney General's office in London today. Footage live-streamed on Facebook showed a group of protesters in yellow vests ...

Explosive packages found at Heathrow, Waterloo and London City Airport  BBC News

Counter-terror police are investigating three packages containing explosives found at Heathrow Airport, London City Airport and Waterloo station. The "small ...

London explosive packages: Police 'can't confirm' Irish terror link  BBC News

Counter-terrorism officers say they "cannot confirm" any links between Irish dissidents and explosive packages sent to three transport hubs in London. Devices ...

Weef on the menu  London News Online

By James Twomey. An artist will take a retrospective look back on his career putting his works on the menu at an Italian restaurant. Weef On The Menu is an ...

TV weatherman pays tribute to cousin killed in London stabbing  The Guardian

The TV weatherman Alex Beresford has paid tribute to his murdered cousin, saying the death of the “bright young man” was “yet one more example of a ...

London railway station to be renamed Tottenham Hotspur  The Guardian

Mayor says change must be subject to public consultation but club appears to be telling partners decision is made.

TfL set for £742m loss thanks to bus subsidies  Evening Standard

Tube passengers will generate a bumper £823 million “profit” for Transport for London due to the annual hike in Travelcard prices, it was revealed today.

London students mentoring toddlers  BBC News

The programme is being supported by charity Power2 which receives funding from Comic Relief.

Peter Craske on reycling in Bexley  London News Online

Cllr Peter Craske is Bexley's cabinet member for places. For the past 14 years Bexley has achieved the highest recycling rate in London, and it's thanks to our ...

Leyton stabbing: Man dies in east London  BBC News

The man, believed to be in his mid-20s, is the 21st person killed in London this year.

Mike Thalassitis: Tributes paid to Love Island star  BBC News

Mike Thalassitis, 26, was found dead in a park in north London on Saturday.

London firms helping landlords break letting laws  BBC News

Property management companies are encouraging landlords to break strict short-term letting laws in London, an undercover BBC investigation has found.

London transport network junk food advert ban starts  BBC News

A ban on junk food advertising across London's entire public transport network has come into force. Posters for food and drink high in fat, salt and sugar will ...

No-deal Brexit: Leaked letters reveal London food and fuel fears  BBC News

London Resilience Forum letters also indicate concerns over shortages of sewage treatment chemicals.

Harold Hill stabbing: Jodie Chesney, 17, dies in park attack  BBC News

A 17-year-old girl has been stabbed to death at a park in east London. Jodie Chesney's grandmother said in a Facebook appeal that the stabbing - on Friday ...

Guitar Hero developer hires bankers for London float  Sky News

Catalis is working with Zeus Capital on a potential listing on London's junior AIM market, Sky News understands.

Brexit delay news: Theresa May tells British public MPs have done 'everything possible' to avoid making a choice on EU exit  Evening Standard

Theresa May tonight told the nation that MPs have done "everything possible" to avoid making a choice on Brexit and that she was not prepared to delay the exit ...

Tottenham cemetery shooting: Man shot dead over 'bad blood'  BBC News

A man was shot dead in a cemetery after meeting a former friend to resolve their "bad blood", a court has heard. Ismail Tanrikulu, 22, shouted "you think it's me" ...

Maajid Nawaz: LBC presenter 'racially attacked' in London  BBC News

An anti-extremism campaigner said he was racially attacked and hit in the face outside a theatre. Maajid Nawaz said a white man attacked him while he was ...

Daniel Francis on new social homes  London News Online

Daniel Francis is leader of Labour Group in Bexley. Earlier this month, Labour councillors set out proposals to increase expenditure for new social homes and ...

David Beckham admits driving his Bentley in London while using mobile phone, police say  Sky News

The star previously avoided prosecution on a speeding charge by using a technicality.

Pretty Woman musical is coming to London in 2020, Bryan Adams says  BBC News

A musical based on hit film Pretty Woman is to open in London next year. Singer Bryan Adams, who has co-written the music and lyrics for the stage version, ...

The London flats being built above train tracks  BBC News

Network Rail says homes built in this way could help to solve the housing crisis.

Dons stars hail players at a different level  London News Online

AFC Wimbledon first-teamers Deji Oshilaja and Will Nightingale dashed away from training to present medals to teams at a unique football tournament on ...

Fare dodging costs London £100m a year  BBC News

A travel watchdog calls for measures such as a confidential line for reporting adults using child tickets.

Aldi trials new sub-brand Local in smaller London store  The Grocer

The first 'Aldi Local' opened last week in Balham and the name could be rolled out to four other London stores.

Brixton stabbing: Man stabbed to death at youth club  BBC News

A 23-year-old man has died after being stabbed in a south London youth club. Police were called to Minet Road, Brixton, at about 18:45 GMT on Thursday ...

Foxtons warns London housing market in 'prolonged downturn'  BBC News

London-focused estate agent swings to a loss and says Brexit uncertainty is harming confidence.

London to Norwich Morris dance concludes with church wall leap  BBC News

The trip recreates a nine-day journey made in 1599 by the actor Will Kempe.

Three people stabbed at Roddy Ricch gig in London  Mixmag

The incident happened at London's Electric Brixton venue.

Here's what junior investment bankers are earning in London  Financial News

London's investment banks have hiked bonus payments for junior employees this year, despite broader cuts to the compensation pool, as they strive to prevent ...

BBC Local News Partnerships: how breaking out of the London bubble can strengthen the news agenda

Journalism - and life - very much happens outside of the capital. That was the message from Matthew Barraclough, head of BBC Local News Partnerships (LNP), ...

Celebrate the festival of colours at Holi events in London

To mark the arrival of spring, Hindus celebrate Holi festival. Traditionally, the religious event marks a day where people come together and forget 'all ...

Drunken investment banker made lewd gesture at woman then punched barman  Evening Standard

An investment banker punched a barman in the face after making a lewd gesture at a woman during a drunken night out at a gastropub in Chelsea, a court ...

Oxford Street 'piazza' plans approved by council cabinet  BBC News

Traffic will be re-routed to enable two new "public piazzas" on either side of Oxford Circus.

The black fathers challenging stereotypes  BBC News

Meet the group started their own podcast to challenge stereotypes and share their experiences.

Gangs use vacuum cleaners to steal parking meter cash  BBC News

A council in west London says £120000 has been stolen from its machines in the past 12 months.

Wood Green murder: Man stabbed in front of children at hair salon  BBC News

A man who was fatally stabbed by a gang wielding knives, guns and a samurai sword was attacked in front of children at a hair salon, police say.

VC London: Female-only group takes on extreme sports  BBC News

Three adrenaline-junkie friends are on a mission to encourage other women to try extreme sports.

Harold Hill stabbing: Woman tried to save Jodie Chesney  BBC News

A mother who tried to save the life of a 17-year-old girl stabbed to death in east London was "shocked" by the amount of blood, her husband has said.

Lord Mayor of the City of London backs Scots growth  BBC News

The person in charge of promoting the UK's financial industry around the world says there is great potential for Scottish firms to expand abroad.

Landlords advised on breaking the law  BBC News

A BBC investigation reveals large management firms are advising landlords on how to break the law.

Wood Green: Teen dies after being stabbed in fight  BBC News

The 19-year-old died after a fight broke out with a gang who had knives, guns and a samurai sword.

London cyclist in critical condition after being kicked off bike  The Guardian

Victim crashed into car after another rider came alongside and kicked him in Hackney.

Currency artist Ezeanyika Anthony Chibuzor on his life in London  BBC News

Nigerian 'currency artist' Ezeanyika Anthony Chibuzor found life a struggle after moving to London.

London mosque attack: Men assault Muslim worshipper with 'batten and hammer' after shouting Islamophobic abuse  The Independent

Hours after dozens of people were killed in an attack on two mosques in New Zealand, a man was attacked "with a hammer" and a "batten" outside an east ...

Barking Tube shooting leaves teen seriously injured  BBC News

A small bullet was discovered inside the victim who was shot at Barking station.

Mother jailed for female genital mutilation on three-year-old  BBC News

A 37-year-old mother has been jailed after becoming the first person in the UK to be convicted of female genital mutilation (FGM). The Ugandan woman ...

Moment cyclist was kicked off bike in London  Sky News

A cyclist is in a critical condition after being kicked off his bike in London by another rider and crashing into a car.

London’s weekly railway news  IanVisits

A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news… See London's six Swiss railway clocks. London Underground. Plans for a second entrance to a Tube station ...

London Bloodbath: Pupils told to take KNIVES to school so they get expelled and join gangs  Express

Schools must be aware why a pupil has a weapon before they make the decision to expel them as without education, a pupil is more likely to enter gang life, the ...

UK beats winter temperature record again  BBC News

The UK has broken the record for its warmest winter day for the second consecutive day, with a temperature of 21.2°C in Kew Gardens, London. Monday was the ...

Brixton youth club stabbing: Teen charged with murder  BBC News

Glendon Spence died after the attack at the Marcus Lipton youth centre in Brixton.

Stephen Lawrence: '100 years before Met has ethnic mix' of London - police  BBC News

Only 14% of Met Police officers are from ethnic backgrounds, whereas as 40% of Londoners identify as BAME.

London and Manchester among most expensive cities in the world

London and Manchester have both climbed the rankings in a survey of the world's most expensive cities. Researchers compared more than 400 individual ...

Peppa Pig and Fireman Sam accused of sexism by London Fire Brigade  Sky News

"If you respect our work, then get our name right," says the brigade, as it urges people not to use "outdated language".

Greater Anglia: Faster London-East Anglia trains to run  BBC News

New train services cut journey times to London from Ipswich and Norwich.

Callum Hudson-Odoi and Declan Rice among London-born England talent  SkySports

London is the hotbed for English talent this millennium, according to a Sky Sports study. In total, 50 England stars that have played since 2000 were born in ...

Hatton Garden raider 'could be £86m Antwerp gem thief'  BBC News

The mystery Hatton Garden raider known as "Basil" could be a foreign criminal linked to a £86m diamond vault heist in Belgium, a court has heard. Michael ...

UK basks in warmest February day on record  BBC News

The UK is experiencing its warmest February day on record, with the Met Office reporting a temperature of 20.6C (69.08F) at Trawsgoed, Ceredigion. It is the first ...

Tube side entrance a disaster for us  London News Online

BY SEAN DELANEY Plans for a second entrance to a Tube station in a quiet Southwark street are still set to go ahead, despite a decision ...

Alfie Lamb: Car death accused mum guilty of cruelty  BBC News

The mother of a three-year-old boy allegedly crushed by a car seat has been found guilty of child cruelty. Adrian Hoare, 23, failed to prevent her boyfriend ...

Glasgow package believed linked to London letter bombs  The Guardian

Officers investigating a suspicious package sent to the University of Glasgow on Wednesday believe it is linked to the three explosive devices sent to London ...

Shamima Begum: IS teenager to lose UK citizenship  BBC News

Shamima Begum, who joined the Islamic State group in Syria aged 15, is to lose her UK citizenship. Whitehall sources said it was possible to strip the ...

But how big was it really? Painstaking drawings of street protests  The Guardian

Joy Gerrard takes news photographs of protesting crowds and re-creates them in incredible detail in ink and pencil.

Profile: Matt Brown, Transport for London's director of news and external relations  PRWeek

TfL news chief Matt Brown has the capital, politics and social justice running through his veins. He talks to PRWeek about the organisation's relationship with the ...

Euston Street stabbing: Man who died in hotel named by police  BBC News

Bright Akinlele, 22, collapsed after he walked into a hotel near London's Euston Station on Monday.

The Scream: Munch London show 'not intentionally timed with Brexit'  The Guardian

Curator at British Museum says date of exhibition featuring artwork is 'pure serendipity'

City of Derry Airport: Loganair takes on London route  BBC News

Scottish airline Loganair will take over the former Flybmi route from City of Derry Airport to London Stansted from 27 February. It follows the collapse of Flybmi, ...

Hero imam Mohammed Mahmoud labelled 'despicable' and spat at after leaving London mosque where he was promoting unity after New Zealand attack  Evening Standard

The hero imam of Finsbury Park suffered “sad and reckless” Islamophobic abuse after attending an inclusion event at a London mosque to promote unity in the ...

Central London roads reopen after reports of suspicious vehicle  The Guardian

Armed police evacuated Westminster Bridge and Victoria Embankment in central London on Saturday afternoon after a suspicious vehicle was found close to ...

London's clubbers party in memory of Keith Flint  ITV News

The life of Prodigy frontman Keith Flint is to be celebrated this weekend at a fundraising event at London club The Cause. Music for the Jilted Generation will ...

Grenfell Tower: Prosecution file 'unlikely' before 2021  BBC News

Campaigners have reacted with frustration at news that criminal charges over the Grenfell Tower fire may not be considered until 2021. Scotland Yard said it ...

Brexit protester James Goddard denies assaulting news photographer at Manchester protest  Evening Standard

Self-styled 'Yellow Vest' demonstrator James Goddard has denied assaulting a news photographer at a Manchester protest. The 29-year-old Brexit campaigner ...