Blackwall Tunnel: Car fire closes tunnel in London

Image copyright @alasdairrr Image caption Several firefighters were called to tackle the blaze [Read entire story]

Local elections poll: Theresa May ‘could lose in three of her flagship London boroughs’

Theresa May is heading for defeat in at least three of her flagship London boroughs this May, a bombshell poll reveals today. Conservatives are trailing Labour by 54 per [Read entire story]

Soft Cell to reunite for ‘last show ever’ at 02 | London

Synth-pop pioneers Soft Cell are to reunite for one final performance.The duo, Marc Almond and Dave Ball, will take to the stage together for the first time in 15 years as they celebrate four decades since they [Read entire story]

Top City regulator used tax break scheme

The incoming head of the financial industry regulator had to repay tax after using an unapproved tax break scheme.Charles Randell, who becomes chair of the Financial Conduct Authority in April, told MPs he had made an [Read entire story]

M20 remains shut after body found near Ashford | Meridian

Detectives investigating the discovery of a body on the M20 in Kent say part of the motorway will remain shut until at least midday.The body was found on the M20 London-bound between junctions 10 and 9 near Ashford in [Read entire story]

How London Responded To The KFC Crisis

Will Noble How London Responded To The KFC Crisis London, it turns out, cannot function without chicken. In the wake of the Great KFC Chicken Shortage, the carnivorous denizens of our city have been brought to [Read entire story]

Cyclist sues for £300k after ‘pothole crash left him brain damaged’

A cyclist who claims a crash which left him with severe brain damage was caused by a large pothole is suing Transport for London for more than £300,000.  The pensioner, in [Read entire story]

Met Police lose challenge over compensation paid to victims of John Worboys

The supreme court has dismissed an appeal by the Metropolitan Police against two of the black cab rapist John Worboy's victims.The women won combined compensation of around £41,000 at an earlier hearing which ruled [Read entire story]

Time Portals, Temples And Trickery: This Is More Epic Than Your Average Escape Room

Lydia Manch Time Portals, Temples And Trickery: This Is More Epic Than Your Average Escape Room It must be hard to make your mark on London's booming escape room scene. With variants on the get-locked-in, [Read entire story]

John Worboys case: Met Police loses appeal against victims

The Met Police has lost an appeal at the Supreme Court against two victims of black cab rapist John Worboys who won compensation for its failings.The women were raped by taxi driver John Worboys and said their treatment [Read entire story]