New report to examine London's preparedness for terror attack

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has confirmed plans to commission a new report examining London’s counter-terror preparedness. It comes following warnings from a senior Met officer that the Covid-19 pandemic has created a “perfect storm” that

London gets England's first hydrogen double decker buses

London will be the first city in England to put hydrogen-powered double decker buses on the streets as a new fleet is launched. TfL has added 20 new zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell buses to its fleet to join the 500 electric buses currently in

Lithium-ion battery warning after Croydon fire

Firefighters are warning people of the dangers of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries found in electronic devices after a serious house fire in Croydon. A father and son were hospitalised by the fire, which broke out on Coleridge Road in Croydon

Orders to wear face masks set to be ditched on July 19

All legal coronavirus restrictions, including requirements to wear face masks, are set to be ditched on July 19, a Cabinet minister said. Environment Secretary George Eustice said he was looking forward to ditching his mask as soon as there was

Streatham garage fire leaves seven in hospital

Thirteen people including five children were forced to evacuate a block of flats in Streatham after a fire broke out in a garage below them in the early hours of Wednesday morning (June 23). Fire crews and paramedics responded to the fire, whic

Woman left disgusted after peach purchase from Sainsbury's

The last thing this woman expected to find in her food was an earwig... Lisa Goldsmith, of Sutton, was eating a peach when she felt something crawling in her mouth last week. The full-time carer said she was left feeling sick after she had

Appeal to find teenager missing from Croydon

Authorities have launched a public appeal in the search for a 17-year-old boy missing from Croydon. David Bamidele was last seen over a week ago; reported missing from his home in Croydon on Monday, June 14. An appeal published by the Met P

Vets issue urgent warning to dog owners over deadly parasite

Vets have warned dog owners of a deadly parasite lungworm carried by thousands of dogs bought during lockdown. The parasite is spread by slugs and snails and it is thought that thousands of dog owners could be walking unprotected pets. Expe

Best London rooftop bars and beer gardens to watch Euros

The weather is set to heat up again next week, as will the Euros, with the competition heading towards the knockout stage. With that in mind, MyJobQuote has pulled together the top ten rated London beer gardens and rooftop bars where you can w

Croydon man who raped young girl is jailed

A Croydon man who admitted raping a girl under 13 years old multiple times has been jailed. 64-year-old Adeyinka Oluwaseyi Ajose was sentenced to 18 years in jail at the conclusion of a trial at Croydon Crown Court on Thursday (June 17). He

Man rescued from large Croydon flat fire

Over 60 firefighters are tackling a massive flat fire in Croydon this morning, rescuing one man from the blaze. London Fire Brigade said the fire has "produced a significant amount of smoke which is very visible to the surrounding area" The

London set for 'sticky' hottest day of 2021 before storms

London is set for one more day of glorious sunshine, with whopping 30C temperatures meaning Wednesday could be the hottest day of the year. But Londoners are encouraged to enjoy the scorching weather while it lasts before the capital and the re

Two more days of sun before London hit by thunderstorms

Londoners have two more days to enjoy the scorching weather until much of the UK is ravaged by thunderstorms. Monday marked the hottest day of the year so far with temperatures soaring above 28C in the capital, and Met Office meteorologists hav

London woman who fled war helps define 'refugee'

A London woman who fled the gulf war with her family is helping define the word 'refugee' in a new dictionary released for World Refugee Day this Sunday (June 20). Mevan Babakar was made a refugee when she and her family were forced to flee the

Riot police respond to attack on officers near London Eye

FOOTAGE shows the moment riot police descended on London South Bank in a bid to disperse a violent group of people on Saturday night.  Riot police were called to an area near the London Eye after patrol officers were "pelted with bottles" on J