Dragons’ Den-style project hands control of £2.25m to Brent council residents | Local government

As local councils in England continue to feel the sting of over a decade of budget-slashing austerity policies, Brent council has launched an initiative to give residents the power to decide how... Read more »

Bellingham fire: 80 firefighters bring blaze under control in south London

A fire broke out in a row of shops and flats in Bellingham, south London on Wednesday. Eight fire engines and around 80 firefighters attended the blaze in Randlesdown Road, the London... Read more »

London Stansted: ‘Complete chaos’ at border control as angry passengers react to ‘shambolic’ waiting times

Passengers at London Stansted Airport were furious on Sunday (March 20) night, due to packed crowds at Border Control. People were describing the scenes as ‘complete chaos’ with images on Twitter showing... Read more »

Sadiq Khan accused of failing to control TfL finances by senior London Tory

Speaking to the Standard, Conservative London General Assembly member Andrew Boff claimed Mr Khan has failed to come to terms with TfL’s finances and further suggested the mayor is hindering the capital’s... Read more »

London politics latest news: Boris Johnson attempts to seize control of agenda as party report wait continues

1643623082 Treasury ‘does not recognise’ reports NCA asked not to investigate coronavirus loan fraud A minister has said he does not recognise reports that the Treasury refused to allow Britain’s FBI, the... Read more »

‘Freezing my eggs helped me cope with my mum’s death and my breakup – now I’m empowered and in control of my future’

A woman who has frozen her eggs to increase her chances of having a baby later in life wants to encourage others to consider the option. Charlotte Moodey, 36, from Notting Hill... Read more »

Girl, 11, dies after pest control chemicals found at east London flats | London

An 11-year-old girl has died and several other people have fallen ill after apparent pest control chemicals were found at a block of flats in east London. Paramedics called in police on... Read more »

Girl, 11, dies and three in hospital after ‘pest control’ chemicals found in flats

The young girl was found unresponsive at the home in Shadwell, east London, yesterday afternoon. She was rushed to a hospital where she tragically died a short time later A young girl... Read more »

Out of control dog ‘shot four times’ by police after attacking woman leaving her with life-changing injuries

A woman in her 40s has been left with life-changing injuries after being attacked by a dog in Hounslow. Emergency services rushed to Redwood Estate, Hounslow on September 26 following reports of... Read more »

Bain Capital bakes £200m deal to take control of bakery chain Gail’s | Business News

One of the world’s biggest buyout firms is swallowing Gail’s, the upmarket cafe chain, in a bet on the continued recovery of the UK’s post-pandemic economy. Sky News has learnt that Bain... Read more »