Russia ‘actively involved’ in French election warns US Senate intelligence chief

Russia ‘actively involved’ in French election warns US Senate intelligence chief

The head of the influential Senate Intelligence Committee warned Wednesday that Russia is interfering in the French election just as it did in the US presidential campaign last year. Senator Richard Burr, who has access to some of the most highly classified US intelligence, said Moscow has shown a clear...

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Tri-borough partners to split in 2018

Tri-borough partners to split in 2018

Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster have reluctantly agreed to serve notice on Hammersmith & Fulham of their intention to withdraw from service sharing arrangements in the areas of Adult Social Care, Children’s Services and Public Health.  The move follows the gradual emergence of a Hammersmith & Fulham plan to set...

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Westminster Attack: Is more surveillance the answer?

Westminster Attack: Is more surveillance the answer?

Last month, London bore witness to horrific scenes on Westminster Bridge when a 4×4 vehicle travelling at over 50 mph mounted the pavement mowing down around 40 pedestrians, tourists and Londoners alike, and killing two. The ‘lone wolf’ assailant then ran from the car towards the Palace of Westminster before...

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Weekend Sporting Outlook: Masters & Grand National

Weekend Sporting Outlook: Masters & Grand National

Augusta National, home to the US Masters and a golf course where the grass literally seems that little bit greener, and the reflections in the water features slightly crisper. Some people may argue that the Open Championship – or British Open as the Americans call it – has the edge...

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Islamic State could be near stateless

Islamic State could be near stateless

IS has been driven out of almost all of its territory in Iraq, where they once held more than half the country, except half of Mosul where it is fast losing ground. However, US forces have fallen foul of an airstrike on a building in Mosul that killed as many...

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Chelsea and Fulham MP visits local school

Chelsea and Fulham MP visits local school

Children at The Hampshire School, Chelsea, enjoyed a visit from local Chelsea and Fulham MP and Minister for International Trade Greg Hands. Hands attended a presentation from Year 2 children titled Water is Life, which explored the importance of clean water and included the children’s findings from their mission to become...

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Coffee Island: Buffs’ delight!

Coffee Island: Buffs’ delight!

Self-confessed coffee addict Cynthia Pickard reviews Coffee Island in St Martin’s Lane, London  for KCW Today.  Coffee, this much-loved beverage is beginning to be treated with the same reverence as a fine wine. A Greek-run coffee shop has opened in Covent Garden where the idea is to have the baristas...

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