US embassy refuses to pay £14.6m London congestion charge bill | UK News

US embassy refuses to pay £14.6m London congestion charge bill | UK News

The US embassy in London owes £14.6m in unpaid congestion charge fees, figures have revealed. Unpaid fees and fines amassed by all embassies in the capital have been published by Transport for... Read more »
Boat crash bill for Hammersmith Bridge is £100k – South London News

Boat crash bill for Hammersmith Bridge is £100k – South London News

By Ben Lynch, Local Democracy Reporter The cost has been revealed of the damage caused to Grade II* listed Hammersmith Bridge after it was hit by a boat carrying West Ham fans... Read more »
The Bill star looks unrecognisable as the actor is spotted having an alfresco drink in North London

The Bill star looks unrecognisable as the actor is spotted having an alfresco drink in North London

A former The Bill actor looked unrecognisable as he was spotted out for an alfresco drink in North London on Wednesday. Tony O’Callaghan, who played Sergeant Matt Boyden from 1991 to 2003,... Read more »
World-renowned Australian chef and restaurateur Bill Granger dies aged 54 in London hospital surrounded by family

World-renowned Australian chef and restaurateur Bill Granger dies aged 54 in London hospital surrounded by family

Top Australian chef Bill Granger has died “peacefully” surrounded by family at the age of 54. Granger died in a London hospital on Christmas Day with wife Natalie Elliott and three daughters... Read more »
‘Too glamorous’ model, 60, handed 24-week suspended jail sentence and faces £53,000 legal bill for breaking injunction imposed after ‘antisocial behaviour’ at her ‘mermaid haven’ seaside beach hut

‘Too glamorous’ model, 60, handed 24-week suspended jail sentence and faces £53,000 legal bill for breaking injunction imposed after ‘antisocial behaviour’ at her ‘mermaid haven’ seaside beach hut

A 60-year-old model who claimed she was forced out of her beach hut for being ‘too glamorous’ has been handed a suspended jail sentence and a £53,000 legal bill for breaking an... Read more »
MPs vote down strikes bill amendments

MPs vote down strikes bill amendments

The government has rejected several amendments to the controversial strikes bill, as unions staged an ’emergency protest’ outside parliament. On Monday evening (22 May) MPs voted down several amendments to the Strikes... Read more »
UK’s CGT bill breaks £15bn for the first time – up 27% in just a year

UK’s CGT bill breaks £15bn for the first time – up 27% in just a year

The UK’s Capital Positive aspects Tax (CGT) invoice has damaged the £15bn barrier for the primary time ever, with £15.3bn collected within the 12 months to October 31 2022*, up 27% from... Read more »
Online Safety Bill: Self-harm promotion to be criminalised

Online Safety Bill: Self-harm promotion to be criminalised

Content encouraging self-harm online will become a criminal offense in a major update to digital law via the Online Safety Bill. The changes, which have been influenced by the death of 14-year-old Molly Russell,... Read more »
Knotweed case: Woman who sued neighbour is left with £100,000 legal bill | News

Knotweed case: Woman who sued neighbour is left with £100,000 legal bill | News

A row over Japanese knotweed has landed a north London resident with a bill for £100,000 after a judge accepted that her neighbour was not a keen gardener. Charron Ishmael told a... Read more »
Woman who sued pensioner neighbour over Japanese knotweed faces a £100k legal bill after court loss

Woman who sued pensioner neighbour over Japanese knotweed faces a £100k legal bill after court loss

A woman who tried to sue her pensioner neighbour over a Japanese knotweed which ‘burst through the garden fence’ of her £1.1m home is facing a £100,000 legal bill after her case... Read more »