London police station closures challenged

Image caption Mr Kohler was badly assaulted in his home in 2014 A crime victim has started legal action against London Mayor Sadiq Khan over the closure [Read entire story]

Cheap train tickets released by GWR – IanVisits

Great Western Railway (GWR) is releasing 200,000 low(er) cost train tickets for journeys taking place between 21 January 2018 and 28 March 2018. Available to purchase from today, Friday 5 January until Friday 19 January, [Read entire story]

Dame Beryl Grey cuts The Old Vic’s Twelfth Night cake [8 January 2018]

Ballerina Dame Beryl Grey cut the Twelfth Night cake at The Old Vic on the feast of the Epiphany. The cake decoration by Yvonne Hickman included a small copy of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens which is the theatre's [Read entire story]

Met Office issues London weather warning before Christmas

A weather warning has been issued for London as fog is set to descend on the capital over the next two days.The Met Office has put out a yellow weather warning as a huge bought of fog drifts over London and only [Read entire story]

Grenfell Tower inquiry cancels contract with KPMG over potential conflicts of interest

The Grenfell Tower inquiry has cancelled its contract with KPMG over potential conflicts of interest.The auditor has ties to the Rydon Group, which led renovations of the buildings several years ago, as well as ties to [Read entire story]

Inside The Little-Known Building Where The Government Stashes Its Art

This Lowry is one the highlights of the collection. Image courtesy Government Art Collection.We've ducked into a side street just off Tottenham Court Road to head into an art collection few people know about. It's not a [Read entire story]

Hestan’s NanoBond™ Technology – The Crème de la Crème in Cookware or Just Another Marketing Ploy?

For the Shokunin in Japan, craftsmen who specialize to an extraordinary degree to be masters of their profession, the search for excellence and even for perfection is a never-ending journey.  Ninety-one year old Jiro Ono [Read entire story]

B&Q recalls huge batch of remote control plug adapter over fire scare

B&Q has recalled a huge batch of remote control on/off plug adapters due to fire risk this Christmas.The products have shown excessive heat build-up in the plug of some units and B&Q is advising customers to return [Read entire story]

Boy admits acid attacks on moped riders in London

A 17-year-old boy has pleaded guilty to carrying out acid attacks on six moped riders in London.The teenager, from Croydon, appeared at Wood Green Crown Court and admitted targeting the riders in the north and east areas [Read entire story]

Police officer left needing 22 stitches after being bottled while on duty outside bar in Stockwell

An on-duty police officer was left needing 22 stitches after he was attacked with a bottle outside a bar in south London. Police were called to Lucy 1st in Stockwell in the [Read entire story]

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