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Image copyright PA Image caption TfL said the lower speeds were “vital to protect people walking, cycling and riding motorcycles” Transport for London (TfL) will install a 20mph speed limit on all central London roads it manages from next year, following a consultation. The scheme would see a new limit along 5.5 miles (8.9km) of […]

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Image copyright @lynseyshev Image caption Passengers at King’s Cross station had to join long queues to use the Tube Passengers are facing travel disruption after an entire London Underground line was suspended due to a signal systems failure at the main control centre. One commuter tweeted that he “hated the Northern Line”, which was suspended […]

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Image copyright Family handout Image caption Stephen Waterson claimed previously that Alfie Lamb’s mother had told him she “blamed herself” for her son’s death A man has admitted crushing a three-year-old boy to death with his car seat, while the boy’s mother looked on. Stephen Waterson, 26, killed his girlfriend’s son, who was sitting in […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCrowds fill Whitehall in central London to protest against Boris Johnson’s plans to suspend Parliament Demonstrations are taking place across the UK against Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament in the run-up to Brexit. Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in cities including Manchester, Leeds, […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Climate protesters held a demonstration outside Heathrow Airport on 19 April Climate campaigners’ plans to use drones to disrupt flights out of Heathrow Airport are “criminal and counterproductive”, the airport said. Heathrow Pause, an Extinction Rebellion offshoot not endorsed by the other group, announced plans to fly toy drones […]

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Iran has detained a number of dual citizens and foreign nationals in recent years Iran’s judiciary says it has sentenced a British-Iranian woman and an Iranian man to 10 years in prison after convicting them of spying for Israel. The woman, who was named as Anousheh Ashouri, was also handed […]

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Image copyright Getty Images British Airways passengers have expressed their anger at being unable to get through to the airline following the confusion over cancelled flights. BA pilots are due to strike on 9, 10 and 27 September, but BA also told customers with tickets booked on other days that their flights were cancelled. The […]

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Image caption Police say the vehicle involved “may or may not be a genuine minicab” Women travelling home alone are being urged to use only minicabs they have booked, after three were assaulted in west London. Metropolitan Police said the attacks took place in the Clapham and Putney areas on three mornings in August. Once […]

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Image copyright Siemens/ PA Image caption A proposed design for a HS2 train The government is launching a review of high-speed rail link HS2 – with a “go or no-go” decision to be made by the end of the year, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said. The review will consider whether and how the project […]

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London promoter Tail & Twist have thrown an “eco disco”. They claim it’s London’s first ever single-use plastic-free party. The guests were given reusable metal cups on the door, they used straws made from avocado pips and even the glitter was plastic-free. But with deliveries arriving shrink-wrapped, how possible is it to party without plastic? […]

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