June 18 2013 Latest news:
Public demand for the HS2 high-speed rail project has ‘likely been overestimated’ and the £33 billion project does not offer good value for money, according to a report.
Expanding Heathrow would be cheaper, quicker and better for the economy than creating a new hub airport, according to a report by its bosses.
A delusional killer who entered the country on a false passport was today sentenced to remain indefinitely in hospital for butchering a pensioner he believed was the anti-Christ.
Police have released images of a woman they are hoping to trace in connection with an apparent race rant on an London Overground train. Warning: Video contains extremely strong and offensive language.
Another betting shop has been given the green light to open up after Newham Council lost their legal battle against gambling chain Paddy Power today.
The numbers of underground explosions in London tripled from 2011 to 2012 according to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
The disabled man stabbed to death in Thamesmead was described as a ‘great neighbour and friend’ by one of the first people to find him.
A teenage girl thought she was escaping an argument when she got into a car with a Chadwell Heath man – but he took her to a house and raped her, a court heard today.
More than 1,000 vehicles were stopped in the Chislehurst area on Saturday as police continue their investigation into the fire at Darul Uloom Islamic School.
A schoolgirl allegedly abducted to France by her married maths teacher has told a court that he came with her because he feared she might commit suicide.
Broadcasters are to be investigated by the TV watchdog Ofcom for the decision to air footage from the scene of soldier Lee Rigby’s death before 9pm, it emerged today.
Julian Assange is prepared to remain in the Ecuadorian embassy for five years its foreign minister has said, as talks to end the legal deadlock around the WikiLeaks founder broke down.
The Mayor of London has waded in to the debate over whether to arm the Syrian rebels, warning that a decision in favour could lead to disastrous consequences.
The Duke of Edinburgh left hospital today, 11 days after he was admitted for exploratory abdominal surgery.
A pensioner found murdered in East Ham has been named locally as Vethanayagam Anthonypillai.
A man has been charged with the murder of a 56-year-old who was found dead in Thamesmead on Saturday.