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‘We tried to throw the rule book out’: How a trailblazing housing scheme will help rough sleepers
Homelessness

‘We tried to throw the rule book out’: How a trailblazing housing scheme will help rough sleepers

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

Top 5 books about multicultural London, chosen by Ania Bas

Activists plaster fake Barclays adverts across London Underground in fossil fuel protest
Spoof tube adverts that state
Climate activism

Activists plaster fake Barclays adverts across London Underground in fossil fuel protest

Number of rough sleepers in London rises by 10 per cent in just three months
rough sleeping
Rough sleeping

Number of rough sleepers in London rises by 10 per cent in just three months

West Ham open doors of London Stadium to people experiencing homelessness
Homelessness

West Ham open doors of London Stadium to people experiencing homelessness

Met Police banned a man from Shoreditch 'after he filmed a stop and search'
Met Police

Met Police banned a man from Shoreditch 'after he filmed a stop and search'

These artists are turning their street into a solar power station
Climate activism

These artists are turning their street into a solar power station

Meet the heatwave heroes making sure those in need get support as temperatures soar
heatwave
Heatwave

Meet the heatwave heroes making sure those in need get support as temperatures soar

Patrick Vallance set to brief MPs on dangers of climate crisis after man's 37-day hunger strike
Climate Crisis

Patrick Vallance set to brief MPs on dangers of climate crisis after man's 37-day hunger strike

'We all changed the world in our own ways': How the first London Pride march changed lives
Social Justice

'We all changed the world in our own ways': How the first London Pride march changed lives

Met Police said releasing Grenfell death toll would cause crime as most affected were Muslim
Grenfell
Housing

Met Police said releasing Grenfell death toll would cause crime as most affected were Muslim

Rough sleeping in London down by a quarter in the last year
rough sleeping homelessness
Rough sleeping

Rough sleeping in London down by a quarter in the last year

Tower block fire near Grenfell brings trauma back into focus
Fire near Grenfell
Grenfell

Tower block fire near Grenfell brings trauma back into focus

Why is the UK’s air so polluted - and how to check levels at your address
Smog over London in 2012
Air pollution

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

Women march on Scotland Yard to protest police misogyny
met march
Policing

Women march on Scotland Yard to protest police misogyny

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

Cleaners protest at Downing Street over ‘culture of disrespect’ exposed in Sue Gray report
Activism

Cleaners protest at Downing Street over ‘culture of disrespect’ exposed in Sue Gray report

Family of 5 accused of 'deliberately' living in a tiny studio flat win High Court battle
Campaigners celebrate high court win against Southwark Council
Housing crisis

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

A man who built a wooden house on a London pavement has now been given a place to stay
London pavement house
Homelessness

A man who built a wooden house on a London pavement has now been given a place to stay

Homeless man who built wooden house on pavement: 'People understand I'm just in a bad situation'
Housing

Homeless man who built wooden house on pavement: 'People understand I'm just in a bad situation'