London Mayoral Election: Evening Standard Hustings

Boris, the right to strike, and a lack of opportunities for the young. By and large, the hopefuls trying to win the Labour candidacy for Mayor of London sound quite similar on a lot of issues (bash, defend, bemoan). But a few wedge issues showed themselves at the Evening Standard’s...

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Support needed after the closure of the Kids Company

Boris Johnson has said that he wants the Mayor’s Fund for London to step in for kids in the capital left without support since the closure of the Kids Company on Wednesday. Speaking to The Guardian, the Mayor said he has asked the Mayor’s Fund and Team London to see...

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Westminster follows in RBKC’s footsteps in mega-basement crackdown

On the 5th of August Westminster City council announced a raft of measures aimed at curbing ‘mega-basements’. The measures will see cap the size of basements to 50% of the area of the site, limit basements to a single story a part from in exceptional circumstances, and introduce a new...

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Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace: A Royal Welcome

As Buckingham Palace prepares for its summer opening, you too can follow in the footsteps of Kings, Queens and Heads of State, who arrive as guests of the Queen at the grand entrance of the palace. Upon entry, you can ascend the grand staircase, like the guests, to the state...

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Police investigate after fatal Notting Hill hit and run

Police are searching for two men after a late night hit and run in Notting Hill A Bentley Continental struck and fatally wounded a council worker as he directed traffic around his vehicle at 11.50pm last night. The Bentley was abandoned by its driver and passenger, who fled the scene,...

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