December 6 2013 Latest news:
The Queen, the Prime Minister and The Mayor of London have led the tributes in Britain to Nelson, Mandela, who has died aged 95.
Londoners are mourning Nelson Mandela today after a leader the city had always had a deep affinity with died aged 95.
Five porpoises have been sighted in the Thames near Westminster, according to river police.
The Thames Barrier faced the biggest tide last night since it opened in 1982, after closing amid fears extreme weather could lead to flooding in and around the capital.
The Duke of Cambridge said he was reminded ‘of what an extraordinary and inspiring man Nelson Mandela was’ after finding out about his death at the premiere of a new film about his life.
Tributes to Nelson Mandela have flooded in since the news broke the first black president of south Africa had died aged 95.
David Cameron led tributes to South Africa’s first black president Nelson Mandela tonight, saying “a great light has gone out in the world”.
An 18-year-old man from Muswell Hill has become the second person arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of Joshua Folkes in Palmers Green.
A man was arrested this morning in relation to anti-Semitic messages on Twitter following the Tottenham v West Ham match on October 6.
Hundreds of London trains operated by Southeastern and Southern are affected by long delays tonight because of “slippery tracks”
The lights on a giant Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square will be switched on later today.
A graffiti tribute to Nigella Lawson in Stoke Newington which went viral has been removed by Hackney Council.
A 13-year-old girl has been raped in Dagenham, east London.
The Thames Barrier will close tonight to defend London from what could be the biggest tidal storm surge in 30 years.
Flights and trains to and from London have been cancelled as the UK storm leaves thousands of passengers stranded.
Where the cycle lane isn’t segregated from other traffic then the blue paint used along Cycle Superhighway 2 should be removed as it gives riders ‘a false sense of security’, a summit has heard.