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Heron Tower: Roads closed after ‘suspect package’ found at City of London skyscraper

A suspect package at the City of London’s tallest skyscraper brought the area to standstill on Monday.

Council axing Kensington cycle lanes after just seven weeks told to refund £300,000 of Government cash

Council says it acted after hundreds of residents and businesses called for their removal - but petition includes signatories from the US, India, Nigeria and Venezuela

Ella Kissi-Debrah’s family say air pollution contributed to young girl’s death

The family of a young girl who died of a severe asthma attack has urged the government to accept air pollution contributed to the death, at the start of a landmark inquest hearing.  

Regent Street traffic ban to help lure out Christmas shoppers

Regent Street is to be closed to traffic for three Saturdays in December in a bid to lure shoppers back into the West End in the run-up to Christmas.

London coronavirus cases falling in nearly every borough with some hitting Tier 1 levels

The figures strengthened the case for London being put in Tier 2, rather than Tier 3

London’s dirty air increases risk of catching Covid-19, Queen Mary University research finds

Vehicle pollution appears to increase the risk of contracting Covid-19, London scientists have discovered.

London wife of human rights activist tells of pain over his detention in Cairo’s notorious ‘Scorpion’ jail

The London wife of a human rights campaigner told how she collapsed in the street when she heard he had been detained in Egypt on terrorism charges.

Sixty protesters arrested amid clashes during anti-lockdown rally in central London

More than 60 protesters have been arrested as an anti-lockdown demonstration swept through central London on Saturday.

Police officers help deliver baby in taxi hours after attending murder scene

Two police officers have been praised after helping to deliver a baby in a taxi just hours after attending  a murder scene.

Comedian Elvin Mensah filmed getting ‘emergency lockdown trim’ on London train

A man got an “emergency lockdown trim” on the London Overground to the bemusement of commuters.

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