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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionClimate change protesters interrupt Chancellor Philip Hammond’s speech Greenpeace has accused Foreign Office minister Mark Field of assault, after he pushed a female activist out of a black-tie City event. Mr Field claimed he reacted “instinctively” and has referred himself to the Cabinet Office for an investigation. […]

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Image caption Nick Aldworth was chief superintendent with the Met Police A former National Counter Terrorism Co-ordinator has told the BBC the government is not doing enough to ensure that venues are secure. Nick Aldworth has warned new legislation is needed to reduce the impact of any future attack. He is supporting a campaign for […]

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Image caption The man was found in Whalebone Lane, near to Stratford Park A man, believed to be in his 40s, has been stabbed to death in east London. The man was found collapsed in Whalebone Lane, near West Ham Lane, in Stratford, at 00:40 BST and was later pronounced dead at the scene. His […]

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Evidence that body image, bullying and peer pressure are a barrier to young women participating in sport, has prompted the release of a film about basketball. “Watch What I Can Do” was created with a female-led cast and has had almost one million online views in two weeks. In 2018, a Youth Trust Impact report […]

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The Coach and Horses claims to be the London’s first pub to be granted a nudist licence. It has got permission for naturist nights as the hostelry is earmarked to be taken over by the Fuller’s chain, and the landlord says “we’re prepared to take off our clothes” to stop it. They published a naked […]

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One of post-war Britain’s most ambitious housing projects is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its first residents moving in. The Barbican Estate in the City of London, known for its brutalist architecture, was built on ground devastated by World War II bombing by the Nazis. Residents of the estate – in the heart of the […]

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Justin Edinburgh, who has died aged 49, managed sides in three Wembley finals Leyton Orient manager Justin Edinburgh has died at the age of 49 – five days after suffering a cardiac arrest. Edinburgh, who guided Orient back into the English Football League in 2018-19, had been taken to hospital on Monday. “We are completely […]

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Image copyright GoFundMe Image caption Edir Frederico Da Costa died on 21 June 2017 The death of a man six days after he was restrained by police was a result of “misadventure”, a jury has found. Edir Frederico Da Costa died after being stopped by officers in east London in 2017, having put 88 wraps […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May: “Unity of purpose will preserve deep-rooted ties” with US US President Donald Trump has said the US and UK have the “greatest alliance the world has ever known”. In a news conference with Theresa May, he promised a “phenomenal” trade deal after the UK leaves […]

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