An Iranian man who fled his home to avoid state execution is among thousands who are now stuck in London hotels, waiting to hear if they can stay in the UK or be forced to leave.
More than 1,700 fines have been handed out to people who refuse to wear face coverings on London public transport as TfL insists it is cracking down on those who flout the rules.
The number of coronavirus patients at Croydon University Hospital is not expected to drop for up to five weeks. As of yesterday (Tuesday, January 19) there were 233 Covid-19 patients being treated at the London Road hospital.
After the government’s Infected Blood Inquiry looked at the delayed use of F8 at St George’s Hospital, Tooting, Toby Porter talks to South London victims about their trauma.
The High Court has ruled that the Mayor of London and Transport for London acted “unlawfully” by introducing a Streetspace scheme at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic.
A rogue landlord has been ordered to pay more than £9,000 for letting out a former bank vault as an illegal and dangerous flat in Sanderstead.
Primary schools in Kensington and Chelsea are facing an 11 per cent vacancy rate with 861 vacant places at schools across the borough which could lead to a reduction in the number of entry level classes.
Forty years ago on January 18, Yvonne Ruddock and Angela Jackson held a joint birthday party at a house in New Cross. The celebration was to end in tragedy after a fire ripped through the house in the early hours of the morning. A total of 13 young black people died.
Transport for London (TfL) is going ahead with permanent measures to make Streatham Hill safer for walking and cycling. Changes include segregated cycle lanes, new pedestrian crossings, and reduced speed limits.
A developer has apparently backtracked and apologised after saying Lewisham Council lobbied to get more housing on a protected wharf in Deptford.
A group of Rotary clubs has launched the second phase of a scheme to support the unemployed and those at risk of losing their jobs, whilst redundancies skyrocket due to the pandemic.
A new Covid-19 rapid testing centre has opened at the Damilola Taylor Centre in Peckham. Testing is open to people over 16 who do not have Covid-19 symptoms
The cash-strapped council is currently waiting to hear back from the Government on whether it will receive a £150 million loan, known as a Capitalisation Direction.
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