London schools lower the exam results gap between rich and poor

The gap in exam results between rich and poor teenagers in London is lower than anywhere else in the country, a new report reveals. A total of 51 per cent of poorer [Read entire story]

New Elizabeth line tube maps show phased service launch – IanVisits

The five-stage launch of the Elizabeth line (nee Crossrail) has been highlighted in a series of new tube maps included in a forthcoming report on preparations for the service launch. As we doubtless know, we’re currently [Read entire story]

Old Vic theatre launches “guardian” scheme for concerned workers | London

London's Old Vic theatre has created a programme to offer employees a way of sharing concerns about behaviour in the workplace, after a series of allegations were made against former artistic director Kevin Spacey. 20 [Read entire story]

The Leicester Square Bar Where The Cocktails Are Not Always As They Seem

Robert Greene The Leicester Square Bar Where The Cocktails Are Not Always As They Seem Fancy sipping from a full-to-the-brim box of crunchy popcorn? How about sampling a fruity concoction housed within a [Read entire story]

Leytonstone crash: Hunt for BMW driver after man, 73, dies in five-car pile-up in east London

A man has died following a five-car smash in east London. Police said the accident happened at about 11.10pm yesterday during tailbacks on the A12 eastbound in Leytonstone [Read entire story]

Council OKs demolition of Rolls Road railway yard wall [24 January 2018]

Planners have approved the demolition of part of the wall of the former Bricklayers Arms railway goods depot in response to safety fears. Last September we reported that Notting Hill Housing had applied to Southwark [Read entire story]

PM pledge on cancer as Tessa Jowell opens up about treatment | London

Brain cancers happen very quickly, you have to show that there's been change quickly and if you don't do that then basically nothing changes.That (adaptive trials) is exactly the kind of risk that patients should be [Read entire story]

Where To Eat And Drink In… Streatham

Streatham restaurants, breakfasts, lunches, pubs, bars, cafés and more. Photo by Matt via the Londonist Flickr poolStreatham’s faded 19th century glory as a red brick suburb for wealthy Victorians has seen a rebirth in [Read entire story]

Minister reprimanded for attending scandal-hit gala

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow The Presidents Club scandal unfoldedA government minister has been reprimanded by No 10 for attending a men-only gala that led to allegations [Read entire story]

Presidents Club: Head of Charity Commission ‘horrified’ by groping claims as 50,000 back calls for more protection from workplace harassment

The head of the Charity Commission has said she is “horrified” by reports of groping and sexual harassment at the mens-only Presidents Club gala and has demanded an urgent meeting with trustees. [Read entire story]