London

Armed police at Westminster

IS 'plot to attack UK foiled': how serious is the threat?

Briefing
Wed 8 Oct, AT 10:54

Four men arrested amid fears of British jihadists returning from Syria to launch attacks on UK soil

London Underground, The Tube, turns 150

Central Line suspended due to damaged track

One-Minute Read
Wed 1 Oct, AT 13:22

The Central Line resumed its service after being suspended for more than three hours

Could London declare independence?

Briefing
Fri 12 Sep, AT 13:48

1 in 5 Londoners would vote for independence and a city-state might even benefit the rest of the UK

Temple Baths in the Thames; image by Picture Plane

Thames Baths plan for wild swimming in central London

One-Minute Read
Fri 15 Aug, AT 15:10

Designs for a swimming pool floating off the Victoria Embankment have Boris Johnson's backing

Secret History of our Streets tackles the Scottish question

Fri 25 Jul, AT 08:52
Holden Frith

BBC2's unexpected hit series reveals just how much Edinburgh and London have in common

A police barrier

Gangs using rape as weapon for revenge on London streets

One-Minute Read
Tue 22 Jul, AT 13:36

Girls as young as 11 targeted in 'sket lists' as a form of revenge seen as less risky than carrying a knife

An electric car driven by Christine Lagarde

Electric car-sharing scheme comes to London from France

Briefing
Thu 10 Jul, AT 15:19

Thousands of vehicles will be available for hire in London next year – but how will the scheme work?

Riders cross the finish line at the end of the second stage in Sheffield

Tour de France to cause Tube and road disruption in London

Briefing
Mon 7 Jul, AT 13:09

How Tour de France road closures and Tube congestion will affect travel in London and beyond

CCTV footage of suspects officers wish to trace

London bleach attack may leave gay clubber blind

One-Minute Read
Mon 9 Jun, AT 11:36

Police are investigating a homophobic attack in which bleach was sprayed at a man in London

London housing market 'in reverse', say experts

One-Minute Read
Thu 14 Aug, AT 13:12

Demand for houses in London has fallen more sharply than elsewhere in the UK

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