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Image copyright Family Handout Image caption Lee Pomeroy was stabbed 18 times on a Guildford-to-London train, the Old Bailey has heard A father who was stabbed to death on a train was subjected to a “quick and frenzied attack”, a court has heard. CCTV footage of Lee Pomeroy, 51, being repeatedly stabbed on a Guildford-to-London […]

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A “fit and well” man died after he was held for hours in a court cell on one of the hottest days of the year, an inquest jury has heard. Rafal Sochacki, 43, was held for almost five hours in the cell at Westminster Magistrates’ Court where the air conditioning was “faulty” in June 2017. […]

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Image copyright EPA Police were called to the London home of Boris Johnson and his partner in the early hours of Friday after neighbours reportedly heard a loud argument. The Guardian said Carrie Symonds was heard telling the Conservative MP to “get off me” and “get out of my flat”. The Metropolitan Police told the […]

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Image copyright Samuel Gould/LBC Image caption Commuters at Putney station have been affected by the strike action Thousands of commuters are facing disruption as a five-day strike by South Western Railway (SWR) staff over the role of train guards begins. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) began the walkout at 00:01 BST. […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe US president and London mayor Sadiq Khan have been in a “political grudge match” for years US President Donald Trump has once again criticised London Mayor Sadiq Khan, calling him a “national disgrace” who is destroying the UK’s capital. His comments came after five attacks in […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionChuka Umunna tells Today there’s only room for one centre ground party in British politics Former Labour and Change UK MP Chuka Umunna has joined the Liberal Democrats, saying he was “wrong” to think “millions of politically homeless people… wanted a new party”. The Streatham MP said […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Met Police hopes the change will make police work more attractive to both men and women with family commitments The Met Police will recruit part-time police constables for the first time as the force tries to “break down barriers” deterring women from joining. From November, all new constable […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLocal resident: “The whole thing was an inferno”. No fire alarm was heard when a block of flats was engulfed in flames in Barking, a London Assembly member has said. Twenty flats with wooden balconies were destroyed and another 10 damaged in the fire in De Pass […]

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Image copyright Met Police Image caption Malcolm Mide-Madariola died shortly after being taken to hospital The father of a murdered 17-year-old has said he feels “more pity than hate” for his son’s killer. Malcolm Mide-Madariola was standing up for a friend when he was stabbed to death near Clapham South Tube station in south-west London […]

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