Women-only train carriages first proposed by Jeremy Corbyn could combat sex attacks, Labour MP Chris Williamson thinks

An idea for women-only train carriages has resurfaced after an MP said it could help combat sex attacks by passengers on public transport.With sexual offences on trains more than doubling in the past five years, [Read entire story]

Memorial service for people whose remains will be exhumed during HS2 work | London

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday for the 60,000 people buried near London Euston railway station whose bodies will be exhumed as part of the HS2 high speed rail project.Residents in Camden unsuccessfully [Read entire story]

1-9? Everything you need to know about the new GCSE exams results out tomorrow (From Your Local Guardian)

Teenagers will be collecting their GCSE results tomorrow morning and as if sitting the exams wasn't stressful enough a new grading system has been introduced this year.But don't worry if you're not sure what's [Read entire story]

Puppy snatched by thieves while being taken for walk | London

A heartbroken family watched in horror as their puppy was snatched by thieves as they took her for a walk.Mum-of-three Caroline Culverwell was walking 14-week-old Mika before a pub lunch when the puppy bolted out of [Read entire story]

Cyclist convicted of ‘furious driving’ over mother-of-two’s death

A cyclist who fatally ploughed his bike into a mother-of-two as she crossed a London street has been found guilty of causing bodily harm by wanton and furious driving, but cleared of manslaughter.Charlie Alliston, 20, [Read entire story]

Hammer gang snatches jewellery from elderly woman as she sleeps | London

A hammer gang snatched jewellery from a vulnerable elderly woman as she slept.The gang forced its way into the woman's home, ransacked it and threatened her and her partner with hammers and screwdrivers.They also [Read entire story]

Is Facebook down? Yes – but here’s the easy way to fix it (From Your Local Guardian)

Facebook appears to have been hit by a serious outage.Many users are reporting that they are unable to access the social networking site, or pages are not displaying correctly.Many users are met with the [Read entire story]

Tooting named one of the ‘world’s coolest neighbourhoods’, alongside Florence, New York, Lisbon and Dubai | London

A top ten of the world's coolest neighbourhoods which includes parts of New York, Lisbon and Dubai and Tooting.Travel website Lonely Planet has included Tooting, south London, in its list of the globe's must-visit [Read entire story]

Drinking water fountains introduced at Borough Market [23 August 2017]

Borough Market has installed three free drinking water fountains for visitors as part of a drive to eliminate plastic bottles from the market. The three fountains placed around the market will mean that visitors are [Read entire story]

Tower Hamlets borough ‘with poorest health in London’ | London

Life expectancy for Londoners is now more than 80 years for men and 84 years for women.London's mayor is aiming to reduce inequalities in the capital and improve the health of Londoners and helping them to live [Read entire story]

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