London

‘Grenfell had fire, we have floods’: Tenants take legal action against council to fix flood-hit homes
London social housing fight near Grenfell. SPID Theatre
Social Housing

‘Grenfell had fire, we have floods’: Tenants take legal action against council to fix flood-hit homes

Number of people sleeping rough for the first time in London increased by a third before Christmas
rough sleeping London
Rough sleeping

Number of people sleeping rough for the first time in London increased by a third before Christmas

Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth should honour our past struggles
Monument by Rachel Whiteread
John Bird

Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth should honour our past struggles

Big Issue vendor uses magazine sales to fund Philippines retirement
Big Issue vendor AJ
Our vendors

Big Issue vendor uses magazine sales to fund Philippines retirement

Cost of living update: Pensioners protest freezing homes and record energy bills
Activism

Cost of living update: Pensioners protest freezing homes and record energy bills

Unions call ‘emergency’ protest outside Downing Street over anti-strike law
Signs that read
Protest

Unions call ‘emergency’ protest outside Downing Street over anti-strike law

Cafe that finds work for adults with learning disabilities appeals for help amid cost of living crisis
Cafe Van Gogh
Small businesses

Cafe that finds work for adults with learning disabilities appeals for help amid cost of living crisis

Can you help solve the mystery of this Black flower seller in 1800s Hastings?
black british history, hastings
History

Can you help solve the mystery of this Black flower seller in 1800s Hastings?

How to help Aisling Bea rally people power against hunger
AISLING BEA photo by Joseph Sinclair
Community

How to help Aisling Bea rally people power against hunger

Diary of a food bank manager: 'This Christmas, we're far beyond the choice between eating or heating'
Earlsfield Food bank volunteers sort donations
Diary of a food bank manager

Diary of a food bank manager: 'This Christmas, we're far beyond the choice between eating or heating'

This food bank was going under. Then a group of hobby writers found an Amazon infinite money glitch
food bank
Activism

This food bank was going under. Then a group of hobby writers found an Amazon infinite money glitch

A homelessness charity desperately needs help to feed 1,200 vulnerable people over Christmas
Crisis at Christmas
Activism

A homelessness charity desperately needs help to feed 1,200 vulnerable people over Christmas

Why The Crown stars have unveiled a giant sculpture of a homeless person
the crown/ homeless statue
Homelessness

Why The Crown stars have unveiled a giant sculpture of a homeless person

'Freeze rent not renters': Tenants march across UK amid cost of living crisis
Rent prices

'Freeze rent not renters': Tenants march across UK amid cost of living crisis

Here's how to check air pollution levels in your area
traffic in london
Air pollution

Here's how to check air pollution levels in your area

Living starring Bill Nighy is an elegant film but it's not a 1950s I recognise
Bill Nighy in Living
John Bird

Living starring Bill Nighy is an elegant film but it's not a 1950s I recognise

'No evidence' low-traffic neighbourhoods increase pollution in nearby roads, study finds
Low Traffic Neighbourhood
Environment

'No evidence' low-traffic neighbourhoods increase pollution in nearby roads, study finds

Two people died while homeless every day in England and Wales last year
homeless deaths
Homelessness

Two people died while homeless every day in England and Wales last year

‘I’ve asked for a dehumidifier for Christmas’: The renters living with damp and mould
Eleanor Crabb damp and mould
Housing

‘I’ve asked for a dehumidifier for Christmas’: The renters living with damp and mould

Over 140 people died while homeless in London in the past year. This is how they’re remembered
homeless deaths
Housing

Over 140 people died while homeless in London in the past year. This is how they’re remembered