Pressure mounts on Sir Keir Starmer to scrap the two-child benefit cap

Pressure mounts on Sir Keir Starmer to scrap the two-child benefit cap

Labour needs to go “much, much further” in tackling child poverty, the party’s Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary has admitted, as pressure mounts on…

Parts of London’s green belt ‘must be opened up to allow home-building if the capital’s housing crisis is to be solved’

Parts of London’s green belt ‘must be opened up to allow home-building if the capital’s housing crisis is to be solved’

Parts of London’s green belt must be opened up to allow home-building if the capital’s housing crisis is to be solved, politicians were warned…

Things to do in south London in June

Things to do in south London in June

Eliza FrostJun 3, 2024

From summer sports screenings and Father’s Day events to KISSTORY and bonkers comedy nights – these are the events you won’t want to miss…

Sewage discharged into London’s waterways for more than 12,000 hours in the last year

Sewage discharged into London’s waterways for more than 12,000 hours in the last year

Sewage has been discharged into London’s waterways for more than 12,000 hours in the last year, according to a new analysis by City Hall.…

Khan: amount of robbery in London is “too high”

Khan: amount of robbery in London is “too high”

Sadiq Khan has admitted that the amount of robberies in London is “too high”, as he launched a new Robbery Reduction Partnership to tackle…

4-day festival for the UEFA Champions League final will be ‘the start of an incredible sporting summer for London’

4-day festival for the UEFA Champions League final will be ‘the start of an incredible sporting summer for London’

A four-day festival for the Uefa Champions League final will be “the start of an incredible sporting summer for London”, Sadiq Khan has said. The Mayor on Tuesday unveiled details for…

Khan announces £14.5m investment in schemes aimed at reducing violence in crime hotspots

Khan announces £14.5m investment in schemes aimed at reducing violence in crime hotspots

Sadiq Khan has announced a £14.5m investment in schemes aimed at reducing violence in crime hotspots, in his first major act since winning a…

Where to eat and drink in south London

Where to eat and drink in south London

Eliza FrostMay 8, 2024

New openings and new menus in your neighbourhood These Days in Bermondsey  Your favourite aperitivo bar has launched a food menu, building on its…

Things to do and see in south London in May

Things to do and see in south London in May

Eliza FrostMay 3, 2024

Explore the best part of the city – from artwork and comedy nights to community dance and theatre Feeling Blue in Greenwich In this…

Tips for planning a wedding in south London

Tips for planning a wedding in south London

Eliza FrostApr 27, 2024

Founders of South London Wedding Club explain the ‘huge, underground wedding industry’ in south London South London Wedding Club grew from “an urge to get…

Knife and gun crime up by 20 per cent

Knife and gun crime up by 20 per cent

Knife and gun crime in London both rose last year by about 20 per cent, official statistics revealed on Thursday.  According to the Office…

Local Legends: The Hidden Pubs of London

Local Legends: The Hidden Pubs of London

Michael HollandApr 23, 2024

London’s finest hidden pubs It’s easy to stumble into London’s iconic pubs, the ones where Shakespeare trod the boards, or Dickens scribbled his next…