Sunday, February 19, 2017

Kensington & Chelsea

Pedro and Costa score as Blues overcome Wolves in FA Cup

Pedro's second half header spared Chelsea blushes as one moment of class was decisive as the Blues overcame a gutsy Wolves 2-0 at Molineux...

Walking or cycling for 20 mins a day could ‘save NHS £1.7bn’

Walking or cycling for just 20 minutes a day could save the NHS £1.7 billion towards life-saving treatments, according to new research. The Greater London...

Rock legend Daltrey banging the drum for younger generation

“I hope I die before I get old” - it will always be Roger Daltrey’s most memorable line. But with The Who classics still ringing...

‘Time running out’ to tackle mental illness in the LGBT+ community

A new London Assembly report has laid bare the shocking extent of mental illness experienced by the LGBT+ community. Verbal and physical abuse targeting sexual...

London’s renting crisis leads to fears over ‘unsettled’ children

London’s renting crisis is now so severe that parents are concerned for their children’s stability and wellbeing. A survey of mothers and fathers in the...

Rail Union RMT confirms guards and drivers on Southern Rail will strike

RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that guards and drivers on Southern Rail will strike again, in...

Pint-sized Chelsea pad hits property market for £600,000

One of central London's smallest detached homes has been put on the market for the first time in 50 years for a high price...

‘Gun surrender’ removes deadly weapons from London streets

More than 80 firearms and over 1,000 rounds of ammunition were handed into police last week as part of a city-wide 'gun surrender'. The haul...

Dying paedophile jailed for ‘Breaking Bad’ crystal meth plot

A terminally ill paedophile who bought crystal meth on the streets of London and lured children to his house for sex has been jailed after...

Mayor to mark Oscars night with Trafalgar Square film screening

Trafalgar Square will be transformed into London’s biggest cinema for a free screening of Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman to celebrate the capital's creative success. The...

Grime star Stormzy in Twitter rage after police kick down door

Grime star Stormzy has blamed police officers for mistakenly kicking down his front door – because they thought he was a burglar. The 23-year-old musician...

Southeasten keeping love on track for Valentines

A commuter train company played cupid today by beaming out messages of love on its information screens and announcing them over tannoys. Southeastern found itself...

Flying start for city’s cyclists as Londoners pedal past record

London cyclists made a record number of pedal-powered journeys around the capital in the first month of 2017, new figures reveal. Transport for London said...

Sir Bernard calls for ‘more trust’ in Met’s firearms officers

London’s top police chief says officers who carry guns should be viewed with “less suspicion and more trust”. Met Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe questioned the...

Firefighters rescue hundreds from ‘Fifty Shades’ sex game mishaps

Fire chiefs have warned kinky couples to play it safe on Valentine's Day after a sharp rise in the number of embarrassing sex game mishaps. London's...

Mayor calls for scrappage fund to rid city of diesel vehicles

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has urged ministers to implement plans for a nationwide “dirty” diesel scrappage fund in a bid to fight back against the...

Blues held 1-1 at Burnley but open up 10-point lead at top of Premier...

Pedro's first half strike put the Blues into a commanding position but they were pegged back by a wonder free-kick, the result a 1-1...

Prolific art thief swiped painting from Kensington auction house

A prolific thief who stole thousands of pounds worth of paintings and antique books from art galleries, book dealers and an auction house has...

BIG INTERVIEW: Doc proud to be at heart of diabetes research

More than 4.5 million people across the UK are now living with diabetes – and three times that number are at risk of developing...

Homeless attacker ‘beat carer to death’ in Hyde Park

A homeless illegal immigrant accused of beating a carer to death in Hyde Park was only apprehended when he was caught shoplifting six days...

Shergar jockey Swinburn fell to his death from bathroom window

Shergar's jockey Walter Swinburn fell to his death from his bathroom window in a tragic accident, an inquest has heard. Swinburn, who rode the ill-fated...

Half of Londoners ‘fear they will never retire’, survey reveals

Almost half of Londoners fear they will never be able to retire, according to new research. A staggering 45 per cent of Londoners are now...

Rough sleepers exposed to mental health ‘crisis’ on London streets

Homelessness is on the rise in London with increasing numbers of people forced to spend a night on the streets. Drugs and alcohol are often...

Petrolhead splashes out £21 million on underground car park

A petrolhead motoring fanatic has spent a staggering £21 million on an underground car park to house his fleet of supercars. Kingston Road North Car Park,...

Khan blasts ministers over ‘shameful’ child refugees decision

London Mayor Sadiq Khan says ministers should “hang their heads in shame” for cancelling a key programme to help child refugees find sanctuary in...

‘IT girl’ Tara Palmer-Tomkinson found dead in Kensington flat

Former 'IT girl' Tara Palmer-Tomkinson has died at the age of 45. The socialite and I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! runner-up was...
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