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Grenfell fire: Ban on combustible material 'not enough'

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 02:44
A committee of MPs say a wider ban on combustible material and requiring sprinklers would save lives,

Dr Jeroen Ensink death: Inquest finds failures by Met

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 21:40
The jury at the inquest into the death of Dr Jeroen Ensink recorded a verdict of unlawful killing.

Camberwell stabbing: Teenage victim named as man appears in court

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 18:31
Katrina Makunova, 17, from Lewisham, was found with a stab wound to the chest on 12 July.

London Stadium: Search for sponsor of West Ham's home costs nearly £450,000

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 18:07
Nearly £450,000 of taxpayers' money has been spent trying to find a sponsor for West Ham's London Stadium.

Ex-Olympian Lizzie Purbrick sentenced for pig's blood revenge

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 17:52
Lizzie Purbrick used a garden sprayer to cover the walls of Conservative peer David Prior's home.

British woman impaled by umbrella on New Jersey beach

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 17:50
New Jersey medics had to use a bolt cutter to remove the metal parasol from the 67-year-old's limb.

Darren Pratley: Charlton Athletic sign former Bolton captain on free transfer

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 16:00
League One Charlton Athletic sign experienced midfielder Darren Pratley after his release by Bolton Wanderers.

London model Harry Uzoka was warned before fatal fight

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 15:20
Harry Uzoka was killed after agreeing to a fight with a rival model, a court heard.

Harry and Meghan visit Mandela exhibition in London

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 14:06
The exhibition at London's Southbank Centre is being held in the centenary year of Nelson Mandela's birth.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe case ‘top priority' for Hunt

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 13:42
The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe says he's pushing to meet the new foreign secretary.

Joe Lumley: QPR goalkeeper signs new three-year contract

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 12:46
Goalkeeper Joe Lumley signs a new three-year deal with Championship side Queens Park Rangers.

Wanstead Flats fire: Crews still damping down scene of blaze

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:33
London Fire Brigade describes the blaze as the largest grass fire ever seen in the capital.

Anti-knife violence lessons for holidays

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:58
Teenagers in England are taught not to get caught up in knife crime in the summer holidays.

'Vulnerable' Belgian tourist Luc Blieck found in London

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:06
Luc Blieck, who has learning disabilities and does not speak English, got separated from a group on Friday.

Matt Nicolle: The golfer with the 400-yard drive hoping to take on the world

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 08:57
BBC Sport meets Matt Nicolle, one of Europe's top long drive golfers, to find out how he hits a ball more than 400 yards.

Millions to face hosepipe ban in north-west England

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 08:48
The ban will affect people in north-west England but other firms say they have no plans to follow suit.

Private tutors 'should face DBS criminal record checks'

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 07:19
The UK's biggest teaching union says disqualified teachers may still be able to work as tutors.

Transgender van driver sues for gig economy discrimination

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 04:59
The case is thought to be the first to test LGBT+ rights and discrimination in the gig economy.

Deontay Wilder must decide if he wants to face Anthony Joshua - Barry Hearn

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 23:30
Deontay Wilder must decide if he wants a unification bout against Anthony Joshua in April, says Barry Hearn.

'Delays' hit third new Govia Thameslink rail timetable

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 20:27
Commuters face more delays as Govia Thameslink Railway introduces a "more reliable" timetable.