Minister completes walk over London’s bridges for killed teen

Image copyright James Brokenshire Image caption James Brokenshire said the 21 bridges challenge helped his [Read entire story]

City office block swapping cars for bicycle racks – IanVisits

A sign of the times, as a large office in the City of London wants to get rid of most of its car parking space, and replace it with bicycle racks and cycling facilities.Cheapside House, a fairly ordinary office block [Read entire story]

Stansted flights disrupted after lightning

Flights from Stansted Airport have been disrupted after the fuelling system was damaged by a lightning strike.There were cancellations and delays after a thunderstorm and lightning strikes overnight.The fuelling [Read entire story]

How convenience stores are surviving the retail storm

Image caption Aris sets up his stall on Camberwell Church Street in London The fruit and vegetables lining the front of the grocers, Cruson, in Camberwell [Read entire story]

London crime: Middle class cocaine users should feel blame for capital’s stabbings, says Justice Secretary David Gauke

Middle class drug users should feel blame for fuelling the spate of fatal stabbings blighting London, the Justice Secretary has said. [Read entire story]

London to introduce contactless payment scheme for buskers in ‘world first’

London is to introduce a contactless payment scheme for buskers in what organisers say is a world first.Busk in London, a Mayor of London initiative, has partnered with technology company iZettle to hand performers [Read entire story]

Spectacular lightning strikes parts of UK

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLightning strikes parts of UKThunderstorms and torrential rain have swept across parts of southern Britain, with lightning flashing across the [Read entire story]

London wakes up after being battered by the ‘mother of all thunderstorms’

The UK was struck by lightning between 15,000 and 20,000 times as the "mother of all thunderstorms" rolled across southern England overnight, meteorologists said.The London Fire Brigade said it had taken more than [Read entire story]

Stansted Airport delays: Chaos as hundreds of passengers are stranded after lightning strike

Flights from Stansted Airport have been cancelled or delayed after a lightning strike damaged the aircraft fuelling system. [Read entire story]

Lightning strike causes Stansted Airport disruption

Image copyright Steve Childs Image caption Passengers have been advised to check with their airlines for up to [Read entire story]

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