Autumn heatwave on the way

Autumn heatwave on the way

If you were worried the days of sunshine are over for 2016, you’ll be pleased to hear it’s not time to pack away the summer clothes just yet. The Met Office has predicted London is set to get its hottest autumn in 67 years thanks to hot tropical air arrive...

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New one hour bus ticket for £1.50

New one hour bus ticket for £1.50

Sadiq Khan has announced that his ‘hopper’ bus ticket pledge is set to launch imminently. The new fare costing £1.50 for two bus rides in one hour is set to begin next Monday September 12th. Londoners, it’s nearly here. From 12 Sept the #Hopper fare will allow you to change...

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British Medical Association suspends next week’s industrial action

British Medical Association suspends next week’s industrial action

Following discussions with NHS England, the BMA has taken the decision to suspend next week’s planned industrial action. While the BMA had provided more than the legally required seven days’ notice ahead of industrial action, NHS England has said that it needs more time to plan for escalated action. Future...

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US and China formally join the Paris climate agreement

US and China formally join the Paris climate agreement

The US and China – together responsible for 40% of the world’s carbon emissions – have both formally joined the Paris global climate agreement. After arriving with other leaders of G20 nations for a summit in the city of Hangzhou, Mr Obama said: “History will judge today’s effort as pivotal.”...

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UK fracking put off until 2017

UK fracking put off until 2017

Energy company Third Energy facing opposition from community on Yorkshire fracking site will only be heard in courts on the 22nd of November, delaying works until 2017. Third Energy obtained a full licence in 2011 for operations in the Kirby Misperton Site.  It has been trying to frack in the area...

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Calais motorway blockaded by ‘Jungle’ protest

Calais motorway blockaded by ‘Jungle’ protest

Lorry drivers and farmers are blockading the main motorway route into Calais in a protest calling for the closure of the town’s migrant camp. Local traders and trade unions also taking part and Cross-Channel travellers are facing disruption. But the Port of Calais has announced that ferries are operating as...

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