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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 begins by South Western Railway (SWR) staff over the role of guards on trains. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) began the walkout at 00:01 […]

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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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Image copyright AFP Former Labour and Change UK MP Chuka Umunna has joined the Lib Dems. The Streatham MP told the Times he had been “wrong” to think “millions of politically homeless people… wanted a new option on the ballot paper”. “I also think I vastly underestimated the importance of having an infrastructure and existing […]

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A garden, a silent walk and a memorial mosaic – these are just a few community-made projects dedicated to the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. The projects are in place to ensure the disaster never fades from memory, and offers surviving victims and their families a place to pay tribute, the community says. Other […]

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Image copyright PA A man has been charged with murder after a stabbing in north London, police said. Baris Kucuk, 33, was stabbed in the leg in the early hours of 1 June in Seven Sisters Road, Haringey. He was taken to hospital, where he died two days later. Adam Tarik, 24, of Vale Road, […]

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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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Image copyright Instagram Anna Shapiro Image caption A picture of Alex King and Anna Shapiro, posted on Ms Shapiro’s Instagram account in 2015 A drug dealer who sparked fears of a Novichok attack similar to that which hospitalised a former Russian spy and his daughter has been jailed. Alex King went on the run in […]

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President Trump has embarked on the first day of his three-day UK state visit, joined by his wife, First Lady Melania Trump. Mr Trump was welcomed with a 41-gun salute as he met the Queen at Buckingham Palace. Here are pictures from the visit, starting on Monday. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption After landing […]

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Image copyright Big Hit Entertainment Image caption The band played a 24-song set that lasted more than two hours BTS have made history by becoming the first South Korean group to headline Wembley Stadium. The boy band blasted through 24 songs on Saturday, assisted by quirky props, glitter cannons, jet sprays… and 60,000 fans screaming […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionShamima Begum: “I got tricked and I was hoping someone would have sympathy with me” The lawyer representing Shamima Begum’s family has written to the home secretary accusing UK authorities of failing to protect the east London girl from being “groomed” by Islamic State. The letter accuses […]

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