Covid: Wedding party in Stamford Hill broken up by police

Covid: Wedding party in Stamford Hill broken up by police

Police broke up a wedding party in north London, where they now say about 150 people had gathered. Officers found the windows at the Yesodey Hatorah Senior Girls’ School, in Stamford Hill,... Read more »
Covid: Police injured breaking up Chelsea party with ‘200 people’

Covid: Police injured breaking up Chelsea party with ‘200 people’

Supt Michael Walsh said: “Attending or organising such parties during this critical period is an incredibly selfish decision to make. “While the majority of breaches have been resolved without incident, it deeply... Read more »
Tower Hamlets Council ‘didn’t help family evicted during Covid’

Tower Hamlets Council ‘didn’t help family evicted during Covid’

The local authority “did not do enough” for the family being evicted, a Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman investigation has found. The landlord served the notice in November 2021, when the... Read more »
Court orders ‘cynical’ fraudster who abused Covid support scheme to repay loan in full

Court orders ‘cynical’ fraudster who abused Covid support scheme to repay loan in full

Salih Ozhot applied for a £50,000 Bounce Back Loan to support his business, but ended up using the money for his own personal gain  His actions were described by Insolvency Service investigators... Read more »
London Covid cases highest in the UK as JN.1 variant spreads

London Covid cases highest in the UK as JN.1 variant spreads

Professor Steven Riley, Director General for Data and Surveillance at UKHSA, said: “At this time of year, the cold weather, shorter days and increased socialising mean that the potential for transmission of... Read more »
Bookbike founder shares 20,000th book after Covid launch

Bookbike founder shares 20,000th book after Covid launch

His ‘Bookbike’ social enterprise started at Barking Learning centre with a donation from his late father and a bike borrowed from a friend. He cycles up to 16 miles a day to share... Read more »
Rishi Sunak tells Covid inquiry he is ‘deeply sorry’ over pandemic deaths

Rishi Sunak tells Covid inquiry he is ‘deeply sorry’ over pandemic deaths

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Monday told the British Covid inquiry that he was ‘deeply sorry’ as he spoke to all those who lost loves ones and suffered during the pandemic.... Read more »
Boris Johnson begins second day of evidence at Covid inquiry

Boris Johnson begins second day of evidence at Covid inquiry

The former prime minister on Wednesday admitted he should have “twigged much sooner” about the threat posed by Covid-19 in the early days of the pandemic, but he also sought to defend... Read more »
Protestors removed from Covid inquiry as Boris Johnson apologises

Protestors removed from Covid inquiry as Boris Johnson apologises

The former Prime Minister is giving evidence as part of the Covid-19 inquiry on Wednesday (December 6) at Dorland House in west London. Johnson had begun giving evidence, starting with an apology to Covid... Read more »
Covid inquiry live updates: Sadiq Khan ‘had to chase’ government for information

Covid inquiry live updates: Sadiq Khan ‘had to chase’ government for information

Covid inquiry live updates: Sadiq Khan ‘had to chase’ government for information – BBC News BreakingBreaking news Close breaking news Summary London mayor Sadiq Khan says he was “kept in the dark”... Read more »