UK records hottest day of the year again as temperatures hit 32C

T emperatures soared to 32.7C on Friday as the UK recorded the hottest day of the year so far. The Met Office said Santon Downham, in Norfolk, recorded the highest temperature with... Read more »

Inside London’s lost Woolworths stores that sold everything from false eyelashes to music records and Pic ‘n’ Mix

Woolworths was such an iconic store of its time that virtually everyone will have had some contact with the place. It was the go-to store for anything and everything. But it also... Read more »

Qantas confirms non-stop flights by end of 2025 to New York, London; Polls show Labor leading at campaign’s halfway mark; Zelenskyy appeals to Australia; NSW records 7723 new COVID-19 cases, five deaths; 8109 new cases, one death in Victoria

US House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff detailed the roughly three-hour discussion members of the Congressional delegation to Kyiv had with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Sunday, and said he thinks “it’s... Read more »

London rents see highest leap since records began

P rivate rents in London are rising at a record rate — jumping by 14 per cent in a year and piling pressure on struggling households. Rents in the capital are now... Read more »

Cabaret releases West End footage after breaking Olivier records

Following their mammoth Olivier Award-winning record, the West End production of Cabaret has released a new look at the ongoing production. Last night, the show picked up seven awards, including for all... Read more »

Heathrow records busiest month since start of pandemic

H eathrow Airport has recorded its busiest month since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The west London airport said it was used by 4.2 million passengers in March. This represents nearly... Read more »

He did it again. 93-year-old runner Canio Polosa of London, Ont., secures 3 more Canadian records

Retired doctor, 93-year-old Canio Polosa was hoping to finish Saturday’s 10K race in London, Ont., in an hour and 20 minutes. He’d been training all winter and had already secured a 5K... Read more »

London’s bike hire scheme keeps breaking records

London’s bike hire scheme keeps breaking its own records, with Santander Cycles being hired more than ever before for each of the last six months. Data released by Transport for London on... Read more »

COVID-19: London-area records highest one-day death count of pandemic

Article content Local public-health officials recorded the biggest one-day COVID-19 death toll of the pandemic on Wednesday, with eight new fatalities including a triple-vaccinated man in his 40s. Article content The Middlesex-London... Read more »

Heathrow records lowest annual passenger numbers for nearly 50 years

H eathrow has revealed it was the only hub airport in Europe to see a reduction in passenger numbers in 2021, due to the UK’s tougher coronavirus travel rules. Just 19.4 million... Read more »