Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Westminster

Cost of parking ‘stifling business growth’ across London

The cost of parking in London is “stifling business growth” for thousands of independent traders, according to a major lobby group. The Federation of Small...

World’s first ‘selfie’ exhibition to open at London’s Saatchi Gallery

A new art exhibition is to open at one of London’s most prestigious galleries – celebrating the history of the ‘selfie’. Displays at the Saatchi...

Second London teenager stabbed to death in space of four days

A 15-old-boy has been stabbed to death - the second teenager to be murdered in London in just four days. Police say the victim, who...
Gary Chivers and Colin Pates Picture by Paul Lagan

CHELSEA FC COMPETITION: Win tickets to Legends tour of Stamford Bridge with Gary Chivers...

You can join two talented Chelsea legends Colin Pates and Gary Chivers in an unforgettable tour of Stamford Bridge for FREE in our great...

‘Major step’ for London’s music scene as venues stabilise

London Mayor Sadiq Khan hailed a “major step” towards rebuilding London’s live music scene after a report revealed the number of venues has not...

Five arrested in police fightback against danger drug ‘spice’

Police in Westminster have made a string of arrests as part of a new crackdown on the dangerous drug ‘spice’. Officers have been given new...

Former library becomes ‘Fort Knox’ for London’s super-rich

A former library basement has been transformed into a bomb-proof storage facility to become London's answer to Fort Knox - for just £18 a...

Costa and Cahill fire home for Blues as they down dour Hull to go...

Diego Costa sent Chelsea eight points clear of the Premier League with late first half strike that broke the dogged resistance of Hull City...

Chelsea 1 Hull City 0 – half-time

Diego Costa almost put the Blues 1-0 up within nine seconds of the start when his blistering volley from the edge of the Hull...

Daredevil Santa caught dashing across tracks in front of train

A daredevil dressed as Santa Claus made a foolish dash across a level crossing just moments before a train sped through. The late-night reveller, captured...

Luxury watch shop hit again by ‘smash and grab’ moped gang

A moped gang made off with a stash of expensive watches after a “smash and grab” robbery in central London. The thieves targeted the Chronext...

Truth Poet’s road to mental health recovery inspired by written word

Everyone who experiences a mental health problem will follow their own particular path to recovery. While many people rely on medication and treatment, others turn...

Mystery OBE medal found in bin bag sparks search across London

A prized OBE medal awarded by the Queen for outstanding service has been found - dumped in the rubbish. The search is on to find the...

Ministers’ mental health ’empty rhetoric’ masks crisis in care

Ministers have been urged to drop their “empty rhetoric” over plans to improve mental health support amid warnings of a crisis in care. Councillor Alan...

Commuters ‘could pocket thousands’ in train delay refunds

Frustrated commuters could get thousands of pounds back for enduring late trains if they used their credit card to buy season tickets, it has...

Pooches see the sights on ‘K9’ double decker bus tour

A sightseeing experience like no other took to the streets of Westminster this week with the launch of a brand new bus tour –...

Black Lives Matter protest caused ‘utter chaos’ at Heathrow

A group of Black Lives Matter protesters caused "utter chaos" by chaining themselves across a major route into Heathrow Airport, a court heard. The rally...

London house sales slump after Brexit, official figures reveal

House prices are continuing to rise but sales have slumped by a fifth - with transactions in London down by a staggering 40 per...

Sergeant Sally praised for life-saving coffee shop heroics

A quick-thinking police officer who helped to save a man’s life when he collapsed in a Westminster coffee shop has been praised for her...

Police cuts will put Londoners’ safety at risk, says Mayor

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has warned that further cuts to police budgets would pose a serious risk to safety on the streets. He said it...

London’s youth services ‘slashed by £22m in last five years’

Investing in London’s underfunded youth services could help to tackle knife crime and keep kids away from gangs, according to a new report. Official figures...

Empty garages reveal ‘wasted opportunity’ to build homes

More than 16,000 new homes could be built across London on land occupied by unused or rundown garages owned by councils, according to new...

Southern under fire over plan to hire 200 new train drivers

Troubled rail operator Southern has been slammed by Britain's biggest train union for trying to hire new drivers - because their current ones keep going...

Student’s search for station hero who paid her £150 train fare

A London student is desperately trying to find the kind stranger who forked out more than £150 for her train fare when she lost...

Police hunt attacker after man battered with glass bottle

Police are appealing for help after a man was brutally battered with a glass bottle in a central London street. The 41-year-old was left unconscious...

Alonso double extends Chelsea’s lead at top of Premier League

Marcos Alonso ended a miserable week for the Blues with a fine brace which humbled champions Leicester City this evening at the King Power...
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