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Six-month trial period before closing Dr Johnson Avenue

Six-month trial period before closing Dr Johnson Avenue

Councillors are against the idea of closing Tooting’s Dr Johnson Avenue to vehicle traffic and replace with grass traffic. They said it would have to undergo a 6-month…

UK government funds £80 million to curb violence against women

UK government funds £80 million to curb violence against women

The government today announced as part of its new violence against women and girls (VAWG) strategy, it is going to increase the committed funding to £80 million. The announcement made…

ROAD RAGED UBER DRIVER SHOUTS “KILL ALL THE JEWS”

ROAD RAGED UBER DRIVER SHOUTS “KILL ALL THE JEWS”

An Uber driver was sentenced to 15 days of anger management sessions, one hundred hours of community service and a 26-week suspended sentence after he was found guilty of…

EUROPEAN CITIES CONTINUE TO ATTRACT GROWING NUMBER OF TOURISTS

EUROPEAN CITIES CONTINUE TO ATTRACT GROWING NUMBER OF TOURISTS

European cities continued to attract growing numbers of tourists despite a troubled year in Europe, according to the preliminary results of the upcoming European Cities Marketing Benchmarking Report. The report…

PSNI officer fears Northern Ireland attacks on Easter Rising centenary

PSNI officer fears Northern Ireland attacks on Easter Rising centenary

According to a Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) police officer, dissident republicans in Northern Ireland want to kill members of the security forces in the run up to the…

French minister threatens to tear up Le Touquet agreement with Britain

French minister threatens to tear up Le Touquet agreement with Britain

The French economic affairs minister, Emmanuel Macron, has said that his country could tear up the Le Touquet agreement allowing British border police to operate in Calais if the UK…

Air Ambulance Most Frequent Stop: Post Code N1

Air Ambulance Most Frequent Stop: Post Code N1

London’s Air Ambulance service was most busy serving area with post code N1 last year, according to new figures. Areas of Hackney, Islington and Camden reported more traumas than…

Junior doctors set for more strikes

Junior doctors set for more strikes

Junior doctors have defied the health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, and declared three 48-hour strikes in an attempt to seek a judicial review of the government’s plan to impose…

£32m Lotto winners say their life is still ‘boring’

£32m Lotto winners say their life is still ‘boring’

Lotto winners Gerry and Lisa Cannings, a couple from Cambridgeshire who won the second biggest Lotto jackpot have said they want to “to carry on as boringly and normally as…

London buses slower than chickens

London buses slower than chickens

A new statistic says London buses are very slow. Amid traffic jam in the streets of London, the number 38 bus runs at an average speed of just 6.4…

EU reform: Some progress but no deal, says Cameron

EU reform: Some progress but no deal, says Cameron

Prime Minister Cameron’s EU reform demands have made “some progress” but talks have fallen short of producing a deal with fellow European leaders. Mr. Cameron worked until almost…

Radioactive material stolen from Iraq fuels ‘dirty bomb’ fear

Radioactive material stolen from Iraq fuels ‘dirty bomb’ fear

Iraq is on a desperate hunt for “highly dangerous” radioactive material that were stolen from a storage facility near the southern city of Basra belonging to Houston-based oil industry…

Most UK Couples Wait On Marriage to Buy Homes

Most UK Couples Wait On Marriage to Buy Homes

A new survey says almost three-quarter of UK couples wait on marriage in order to buy a house. The survey conducted for lettings and real estate agency Chertertons showed…

Mayoral Candidates Talk Tech, Sing Similar Tune

Mayoral Candidates Talk Tech, Sing Similar Tune

London’s five mayoral candidates gathered to discuss technology – the city’s fastest-growing sector. The candidates – Sadiq Khan (Labour), Zac Goldsmith (Conservative), Sian Berry (Green), Caroline Pidgeon (Lib Dems…

Have A Problem? Tunnel Under Says Mayor Johnson

Have A Problem? Tunnel Under Says Mayor Johnson

London Mayor Boris Johnson suggests a tunnel under densely pack urban areas to solve the city’s congestion problems. The mayor proposed a new plan to build huge tunnels running…