Boxing Day Travel: How Border Force and rail strikes could affect festive travel plans

Sign up to Simon Calder’s free travel email for weekly expert advice and money-saving discounts Get Simon Calder’s Travel email Passengers arriving at some of the UK’s major airports over the festive... Read more »

Christmas travel strikes – live: Border Force walkouts ‘could last six months’ as severe road warning issued

Passengers expected to face ‘two hour queues’ at Gatwick amid strikes, says airport boss Sign up to Simon Calder’s free travel email for weekly expert advice and money-saving discounts Get Simon Calder’s... Read more »

Piles of post stack up as Royal Mail strikes threaten Christmas mail and Sunak sets up task force

Piles of undelivered post have been pictured stacking up at depots across the country as Royal Mail strikes threaten to cause havoc over Christmas.  Images, taken in the last few days, appear to show mail... Read more »

BBC films out in force at London Film Festival

Published: 1 September 2022 Updated: 1 September 2022 Congratulations to all the filmmakers and their teams, backed by BBC Film, who have been selected for this year’s exceptional programme at BFI London... Read more »

Heat health alert to come into force today as temperatures set to hit 36°C

A new heat health alert comes into force at midday on Tuesday after warnings temperatures could soar to 36°C this week. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) issued a level three alert... Read more »

Marina Granovskaia’s trio of Chelsea mistakes force Todd Boehly to make early transfer call – Daniel Childs

Chelsea have had three major transfer calls to make in recent years, replacing their first-choice goalkeeper, replacing Diego Costa and resolving the contracts of senior defenders. It is fair to argue that... Read more »

Lewisham locals fear pub could be lost forever unless council buys it by force

A South London pub could be lost forever if a council doesn’t buy it, punters have warned. The Baring Hall Hotel in Lewisham has been closed since the Covid lockdown in 2020.... Read more »

London bakery ‘Bread A Manger’ claims Pret is trying to ‘force’ it into changing name

A South London bakery called Bread A Manger is fighting for survival after sandwich giant Pret A Manger ordered it to change its name. Bertrand Kerleo and Fouad Saber received a letter... Read more »

British student who landed at Luton Airport after fleeing Ukraine ‘treated like animal’ by Border Force

A student fleeing from Ukraine was left ‘inconsolable’ after arriving in London Luton Airport, only to be left waiting for hours by Border Force. Zimbabwean-born Korrine Sky, 26, arrived in London Luton... Read more »

Ex-Met Police officer denies raping woman while still serving in force

A former Metropolitan police officer has denied raping a woman while he was still serving in the force. Appearing today (Tuesday, March 1) at the Old Bailey, Stephen Kyere, from Ashford, pleaded... Read more »