London

London Tide creator Ben Power on power of the Thames – and why Dickens' London is 'our London'
Ben Power

London Tide creator Ben Power on power of the Thames – and why Dickens' London is 'our London'

London mayor Sadiq Khan: 'What would I do if I saw someone stealing nappies? Take my wallet out and pay'
Sadiq Khan speaks at a press conference in St Johns Church Waterloo
Exclusive

London mayor Sadiq Khan: 'What would I do if I saw someone stealing nappies? Take my wallet out and pay'

UK housing crisis is so bad that some people waiting 55 years for a social home: 'We need change'
social housing in England
Social housing

UK housing crisis is so bad that some people waiting 55 years for a social home: 'We need change'

Back to Black actor Eddie Marsan: 'There aren't any no-go areas in Tower Hamlets'
London

Back to Black actor Eddie Marsan: 'There aren't any no-go areas in Tower Hamlets'

'Consign it to history': Sadiq Khan pledges to end rough sleeping in London by 2030
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is calling for more support for renters
Rough Sleeping

'Consign it to history': Sadiq Khan pledges to end rough sleeping in London by 2030

We owe children an apology for the state of the nation, says Caledonian Road author Andrew O'Hagan
Books

We owe children an apology for the state of the nation, says Caledonian Road author Andrew O'Hagan

Sadiq Khan promises 6,000 rent control homes for London key workers: 'I'll be a renters' champion'
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan
Housing

Sadiq Khan promises 6,000 rent control homes for London key workers: 'I'll be a renters' champion'

First look at Harry Kane statue hidden in storage for years: Waste of money or fitting tribute?
Harry Kane statue
Football

First look at Harry Kane statue hidden in storage for years: Waste of money or fitting tribute?

Museum sparks debate after listing Margaret Thatcher as a 'villain' alongside Hitler and Bin Laden
Politics

Museum sparks debate after listing Margaret Thatcher as a 'villain' alongside Hitler and Bin Laden

Sadiq Khan pledge to build 40,000 new council homes in London hailed as 'big step forward'
Housing crisis

Sadiq Khan pledge to build 40,000 new council homes in London hailed as 'big step forward'

How a swanky London townhouse links composer Handel with Jimi Hendrix
Handel’s bedroom in Brook Street, London
Music

How a swanky London townhouse links composer Handel with Jimi Hendrix

'This will transform lives': London's Sadiq Khan invests £10m in safety for domestic abuse survivors
domestic abuse, sadiq Khan, London
Domestic abuse

'This will transform lives': London's Sadiq Khan invests £10m in safety for domestic abuse survivors

Local authority funding crisis 'putting future of council housing under threat'
council housing
Social housing

Local authority funding crisis 'putting future of council housing under threat'

How ex-Big Issue vendor went from rough sleeper to inspiring activist: 'I want to change the world'
Former Big Issue vendor Adam Khan
Our vendors

How ex-Big Issue vendor went from rough sleeper to inspiring activist: 'I want to change the world'

'This is not the end': Experimental arts venue Iklectik fights to survive after shock eviction
Female experimental musician plays at Iklectik
Venue Watch

'This is not the end': Experimental arts venue Iklectik fights to survive after shock eviction

Grassroots venue Off the Cuff is home to UK's biggest youth open mic – and it needs your help
Band Hardillica have been performing at JOM for 2 years. Drummer Malachi has been performing as a solo drummer at JOM since 2019. His cousin Saffiyah is on vocals. Photo by Rod Main
Venue Watch

Grassroots venue Off the Cuff is home to UK's biggest youth open mic – and it needs your help

Missed dental appointments and hours-long freezing walks: Why asylum seekers need free bus travel
asylum seekers
Transport

Missed dental appointments and hours-long freezing walks: Why asylum seekers need free bus travel

Restaurateur Hakan Topkaya puts love into his kebabs. The cost of living crisis threatens it all
kebab, london
Hospitality

Restaurateur Hakan Topkaya puts love into his kebabs. The cost of living crisis threatens it all

Rough sleeping in London hits record high amid surge in refugees being made homeless
Chain rough sleeping statistics in London
Homelessness

Rough sleeping in London hits record high amid surge in refugees being made homeless

BBC staff raise over £7k for Big Issue vendor struck down by pneumonia: 'I feel part of the family'
Big Issue vendor George Anderson
Our vendors

BBC staff raise over £7k for Big Issue vendor struck down by pneumonia: 'I feel part of the family'

The Big Issue

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