Record-breaking 44lb carp set for Shropshire auction in ‘unique opportunity’ in angling history

Record-breaking 44lb carp set for Shropshire auction in ‘unique opportunity’ in angling history

Clarrisa the carp weighed a record-breaking 44lbs when she was caught by renowned angler and author Richard Walker on September 12, 1952. The capture is considered the single most important event in... Read more »
New world record set in London for largest dachshund dog walk

New world record set in London for largest dachshund dog walk

Vicki Wentworth, chief executive at Agria, said: “We’re absolutely thrilled to have won the Guinness World Records title.” “It’s an incredible achievement, and it was an absolute pleasure to watch so many... Read more »
Helen Fielding beams as she turns up on the set of Bridget Jones for a ‘surprise’ visit to see filming for the fourth and final Renee Zellweger adaptation of her best selling novels

Helen Fielding beams as she turns up on the set of Bridget Jones for a ‘surprise’ visit to see filming for the fourth and final Renee Zellweger adaptation of her best selling novels

The smile is very much one of a proud mum, or grandmother, enjoying watching her little ones playing in the park.  How time flies, she’s thinking. How ­grown-up my babies have become.... Read more »
Museum of London set for demolition after Gove lifts holding directive

Museum of London set for demolition after Gove lifts holding directive

The secretary of state for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities informed the City of London today (17 May) that he would not call in the major redevelopment, which was backed by the... Read more »
A13 in Havering set for 18 months of night-time closures

A13 in Havering set for 18 months of night-time closures

National Highways, in a notice published on Thursday (May 9), has revealed that it intends to make an order concerning the A13 because works are proposed to be executed on the road starting on... Read more »
Taxpayers set to fund HS2 tunnel under London despite Sunak pledge

Taxpayers set to fund HS2 tunnel under London despite Sunak pledge

Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. High Speed 2 is set to get the green light to dig... Read more »
Thiago Silva set to return to Fluminense when Chelsea contract expires

Thiago Silva set to return to Fluminense when Chelsea contract expires

The 39-year-old will return to the outfit with whom he spent three seasons between 2006-08, making 143 appearances, and has been given permission to join up with his new side prior to... Read more »
South London bus strike set to cause ‘chaos’ this May

South London bus strike set to cause ‘chaos’ this May

Around 40 control room staff at Transport UK buses, formerly Abellio, will strike from Wednesday, May 8 to Friday, May 10 and again from Monday, May 13 to Friday, May 17. These... Read more »
ONE WEEK TO GO: Rail customers in South London, Sussex and Kent should plan ahead of the Early May Bank Holiday as Network Rail gets set to undertake essential planned engineering work

ONE WEEK TO GO: Rail customers in South London, Sussex and Kent should plan ahead of the Early May Bank Holiday as Network Rail gets set to undertake essential planned engineering work

Network Rail has issued the following reminder: From Saturday 4 to Monday 6 May customers are asked to check before travelling as planned upgrades and routine maintenance to the railway take place... Read more »
Tottenham set to face huge loss for north London derby after key star suffers hamstring injury

Tottenham set to face huge loss for north London derby after key star suffers hamstring injury

Tottenham have been hit with a potentially damaging injury blow ahead of the north London derby in just over a fortnight after he key defender was forced off in the rout at... Read more »