Chaos after heat crashes computers at leading London hospitals | Climate crisis

Two of the UK’s leading hospitals have had to cancel operations, postpone appointments and divert seriously ill patients to other centres for the past three weeks after their computers crashed at the... Read more »

XR protesters smash windows of News UK over coverage of Britain’s heatwave | Climate crisis

Extinction Rebellion protesters have smashed windows at the London headquarters of Rupert Murdoch’s media company, in protest at his outlets’ coverage of the climate crisis. Activists targeted the News UK building next... Read more »

‘Terrifying’, ‘desperate’ and getting worse — inside London’s rental market crisis (where deposits can cost £100,000)

(Evening Standard composite) T wo months ago, Freya Feilding decided she was ready to move in with her boyfriend. The 28-year-old medical researcher told her three housemates she’d be leaving their rented... Read more »

Inside Housing – News – Quarter of London buildings caught up in safety crisis have non-cladding issues

One in four buildings in the capital where the London Fire Brigade (LFB) has identified fire safety issues have defects other than unsafe cladding, research by London Labour has found.  Picture: Alamy... Read more »

Income deprivation in south east London amid cost-of-living crisis

London is renowned for its huge gap between poverty and wealth – and people in today’s world are facing a great squeeze on their finances. Recent data from The Office of National... Read more »

Brexit backing Londoners voice concern over cost of living crisis | Politics | News

Residents in Barking have voiced their concerns over the soaring cost of living and the burden inflation is placing on working families, the worsening financial outlook of the country even has some... Read more »

Children stressed and self-harming over UK cost of living crisis | Children’s health

The impact of the cost of living crisis on children has led some to start self-harming, a new report by a leading children’s charity has claimed. According to The Childhood Trust, the... Read more »

UK summer music festivals forced to close as cost of living crisis hits home | Music festivals

Blissed-out crowds, sunny fields and pop-up tents. This year was meant to be a vintage year for festivals, and there’s barely a weekend this summer when there isn’t one happening somewhere around... Read more »

‘Free meals for homeless’ cafe in London’s East End at risk as donations dry up | Cost of living crisis

The founder of a London social enterprise that gives free meals to refugees and the homeless has said it is at risk of closure because the cost of living crisis has led... Read more »

London politics latest LIVE: Rishi Sunak announces windfall tax on energy companies and £400 bill rebate to tackle cost of living crisis

C hancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a windfall tax on energy companies and £15billion of extra support for households in a statement in the Commons on the cost of living crisis. The... Read more »