When is Notting Hill Carnival 2017? Map, outfits and weather for the August bank holiday event Young people deemed to be at risk of getting caught up in crime and disorder during the Notting Hill carnival this weekend are being removed from the area and invited to a watersports weekend at a cost of more than £1,000 each, the Guardian has learned.
China's Dalian Wanda drops plans to buy Nine Elms Square in London Chinese property developer Dalian Wanda has walked away from a plan to buy London's Nine Elms Square amid mounting pressure from Beijing to curtail high-profile overseas acquisitions. The 10-acre plot is part of London's largest residential development
'Such a tiny creature': Former English rugby star details Lyme disease nightmare Former rugby international Matt Dawson has revealed he underwent multiple heart operations after contracting Lyme disease from walking in a London Park. The England star said he is still recovering two years after being infected by a tick, as experts
Ministers urged to act on white goods fire safety recommendations The head of the London fire brigade has said that she is receiving counselling to deal with the trauma of the Grenfell Tower blaze. In the immediate aftermath of the fire, which is believed to have killed about 80 people, Dany Cotton expressed concerns
Eighties group Bros 'want to keep performing' after first show in more than 28 years With their leather jackets and slicked back blond hair, they burst on to the music scene nearly 30 years ago. And to mark the anniversary, eighties boy band Bros reunited on stage once more this weekend at the O2 arena in London. The two consecutive
Theresa May urged to speed up action over faulty white goods in a bid to stop more fires UK householders remain at risk of injury and even death from potentially dangerous domestic white goods such as tumble dryers unless the government takes urgent action to improve safety standards, the London fire brigade warns. A year after a serious
When London arrived at KCOM Craven Park 41 days ago, they were a team on a record-breaking run of form. Yet right from the whistle, it was Hull KR's attitude, intent and all-round skill that ensured the Broncos buckled over. Blown away as Rovers raced
European equities fall after attack at tourist destination Then, just as the terrorists in London emerged from the crashed vehicle armed with knives to attack passersby, the four men in Cambril clambered from the wreckage of their car wielding weapons stabbing civilians on Friday morning. The bodies of the
Scotland to enjoy mini heatwave after Hurricane Gert Monday could be August's hottest day as the aftermath of Hurricane Gert sweeps away the recent miserable weather. Temperatures may edge above 25C in London and the South East as the weekend's patchy conditions come to an end, forecasters said.
TERROR WATCH: Seaside Britons at risk of ISIS vehicle attacks like Barcelona, experts warn A woman says she has survived the Barcelona van attack months after also being caught up in the terrorist rampages in London Bridge and Paris. Julia Monaco, 26, was shopping with friends when a van ploughed through nearby crowds killing 13 people
Redcar MP calls Tees Valley job advert "sick joke" Sajid Javid's Department for Communities and Local Government is advertising for a London-based project lead for Tees Valley's Mayoral Development Corporation, a role it says “can include occasional trips to Tees Valley”. The job description says the
Cyclist, 20, crashed into mother-of-two as she crossed a road in east London Under cross-examination by the prosecutor, Duncan Penny QC, Alliston said: “I did not get a kick or enjoyment out of not being safe.” Alliston was 18 when he collided with Kim Briggs as she crossed Old Street in London on 12 February 2016. The 44-year
Pensions groundhog day? Royal London warns explosion in drawdowns could lead to a repetition of poor practices Royal London has seen its sales soar this year as a spike in the cost of funerals drives people towards products that can help them save for their own send-off. The pensions provider saw sales of its pre-paid funeral plans soar 41pc in the six months
Kenya to mull strategy to rule long distance races at World Championships Britain's best athletes will take on their American counterparts in a new head-to-head competition between the two countries in London next summer. The competition, called 'The Meet', will see leading athletes from the two countries compete across nine
Garden Bridge project abandoned 'due to lack of support from Mayor' A £200m plan to build a bridge covered with trees over the River Thames in central London has officially been abandoned. The Garden Bridge Trust said it had failed to raise private funds since losing the support of the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan in April.
Mo Farah takes world 5000m silver to fall short of a farewell double On Saturday night an emotional Mo Farah broke down in tears after missing out on a fairytale finale at the World Championships. And this morning he waved farewell to track athletics in Britain in the most dramatic of fashion – atop the London Eye.
Campaigners protesting against the killing of animals for sport took to the streets of London on the first day of the grouse shooting season. Demonstrators marched through central London to Downing Street, calling for an end to badger culling and
First pictures: Suspect arrested after mother and daughter murdered in London stabbing Police had been appealing to trace Joshua Cohen following the killings in Golders Green on Friday night. A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said he was spotted by a member of the public in nearby Golders Hill Park and alerted officers who
Passengers hurt as London bus ploughs into shop CCTV footage from inside a shop shows the moment a London bus crashed through a front window in Lavender Hill earlier yesterday. Several people were injured when the number 77 bus smashed into the Poggenpohl Kitchen Showroom close to Clapham
Khan announces plan to boost connectivity for businesses London is world-famous for being a financial capital, a cultural capital and a political capital. But it's also one of the greenest cities in the world, and is the home to outstanding green spaces that Sadiq Khan and I want to protect, invest in and