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Top 5 books about multicultural London, chosen by Ania Bas
Top 5 books

Top 5 books about multicultural London, chosen by Ania Bas

The artist and writer selects five books about the UK capital’s melting pot of cultures.

Why is the UK’s air so polluted – and how to check levels at your address
Air pollution

Why is the UK’s air so polluted – and how to check levels at your address

The government is set to miss its own targets on air pollution, a new report says – but how bad is the problem – and what are its effects?

London’s offices are emptying and landlords are being told to let community groups use them
Business

London’s offices are emptying and landlords are being told to let community groups use them

The English capital has the highest commercial rents in Europe and has seen empty office space increase by almost 20 per cent since 2020.

Family of 5 accused of ‘deliberately’ living in a tiny studio flat win High Court battle
Housing crisis

Family of 5 accused of ‘deliberately’ living in a tiny studio flat win High Court battle

Housing crisis update: A man has now built a wooden house on a London pavement
Housing crisis

Housing crisis update: A man has now built a wooden house on a London pavement

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‘The land is worth more than the people’: East London residents unite to fight ‘slum landlord’
social housing

‘The land is worth more than the people’: East London residents unite to fight ‘slum landlord’

‘Find and Treat’ van helping thousands of vulnerable Londoners gets upgrade for mobile diagnosis
Health

‘Find and Treat’ van helping thousands of vulnerable Londoners gets upgrade for mobile diagnosis

Nearly half of London businesses at risk of flash flooding, new research shows
Flooding

Nearly half of London businesses at risk of flash flooding, new research shows

The unexplored relationship between Black history and the River Thames
Black British history

The unexplored relationship between Black history and the River Thames

Sadiq Khan demands improvements to London’s social homes with 1 in 7 not meeting basic standards
Social housing

Sadiq Khan demands improvements to London’s social homes with 1 in 7 not meeting basic standards

Sadiq Khan demands tougher punishment for London’s ‘rogue’ landlords
Housing

Sadiq Khan demands tougher punishment for London’s ‘rogue’ landlords

How The Big Issue is helping to keep London’s music scene alive
Live Music

How The Big Issue is helping to keep London’s music scene alive

Half of Londoners back universal basic income – but Labour-led Assembly blocks pilot
Universal Basic Income

Half of Londoners back universal basic income – but Labour-led Assembly blocks pilot

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Arsenal to wear all-white kit for first time ever as part of anti-knife crime initiative
Knife crime

Arsenal to wear all-white kit for first time ever as part of anti-knife crime initiative

‘I’m on the carrots!’ MPs join volunteers to cook thousands of Christmas dinners for Londoners
Christmas

‘I’m on the carrots!’ MPs join volunteers to cook thousands of Christmas dinners for Londoners

Sadiq Khan: ‘No-one should be left out in the cold this Christmas’
Sadiq Khan

Sadiq Khan: ‘No-one should be left out in the cold this Christmas’

Police clash with protesters at Million Mask March
News

Police clash with protesters at Million Mask March

Police warn of groups travelling to London to ’cause violence’ at Million Mask March
Activism

Police warn of groups travelling to London to ’cause violence’ at Million Mask March

‘At least’ 116 people who died while homeless in London this year remembered in touching service
Housing

‘At least’ 116 people who died while homeless in London this year remembered in touching service

Fury over video showing rough sleepers sprayed with jet washer in Camden
News

Fury over video showing rough sleepers sprayed with jet washer in Camden

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