London

London Fire Brigade staff shortfall 'near critical' levels

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 20:47
London Fire Brigade says it will need 400 new firefighters over the next 18 months.

Huge pile of waste dumped at London's Olympic Park

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 19:01
Landlords claim a group of travellers caused the devastation after illegally occupying the site.

Gloucestershire v Kent: Cameron Bancroft's 206 not out puts hosts in charge

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 18:32
Cameron Bancroft carries his bat for 206 not out as Gloucestershire have the better of day two against Kent.

Prince George's school security review after break-in

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 17:42
A woman has been arrested over a daytime break-in at Prince George's prep school.

Paper fire caused 'notoriously untidy' barrister's death

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 17:40
Criminal barrister Ian Paton was found unconscious in the bedroom of his London flat on 20 December.

Arsenal v FC Koln

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 16:09
Preview followed by live coverage of Thursday's Europa League game between Arsenal and FC Koln.

Neil Harris: Millwall manager says Lee Gregory's red card was a 'poor decision'

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 16:02
Millwall manager Neil Harris says Lee Gregory's red card against QPR was a poor decision by the referee and the club will appeal.

Middlesex v Hampshire: Rain arrives after only 30.1 overs at Uxbridge

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 15:25
Middlesex reach 76-3 before rain wipes out the second day of their match against Hampshire at Uxbridge.

Officer probed over Rashan Charles police chase death

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 15:18
Rashan Charles died as he tried to swallow a package during an arrest by police in east London.

Grenfell Tower fire: 'Cyanide' foam also in sheltered homes

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 13:25
Insulation used at Grenfell Tower - which releases cyanide if burned - is also in sheltered homes.

British Museum sorry for labelling row

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:28
The institution apologises after one of its curators is attacked for calling Asian names "confusing".

Mayor's air quality audit to protect 'pupils from toxic air'

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:07
As part of Sadiq Khan's plans to tackle air quality, the audits will identify measures to protect pupils' health from toxic air

Glassworks and chapels on Victorian Society's 'at risk' list

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:36
The Victorian Society says the buildings will be "lost forever unless urgent action is taken".

New Putney Bridge push jogger image released by police

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:02
The CCTV still is from the bus which narrowly avoided the woman who fell in its path.

Emmy Werner: Holocaust survivor murder appeal renewed 45 years later

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 09:43
A fresh bid is launched, 45 years on, to catch the killers of woman found strangled in a London Hotel in 1972.

Sprinklers should be retrofitted, says fire chief

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 09:32
Sprinklers are the "only thing" that detect and extinguish fires, says commissioner Dany Cotton.

Lewisham street attack: Man charged

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 08:52
Eddy Nganji has been in a coma since being found with severe head injuries in August.

Grenfell fire chief calls for sprinklers in tower blocks

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 05:30
The blaze, which killed at least 80, should be a "turning point", London's fire commissioner says.

Cafe Culture

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 02:33
Photographer Jim Grover documents life at Cafe Delight, on Clapham High Street, in London.

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