London’s mayor and several councils have called for a new system to be introduced for anyone wishing to offer short-term lets for visitors to the city. Landlords cannot legally rent out their homes in the capital for more than 90 nights a year under strict regulations, but a BBC investigation found some landlords were being…

Image caption The protest started in Trafalgar Square and ended at Parliament Bereaved parents and anti-knife crime campaigners have called on the government to declare an emergency on violent crime. OperationShutdown saw supporters march in London asking the next prime minister to call a meeting of the government’s Cobra emergency committee to deal with the…

Image caption Reverend Canon Dr Rosemarie Mallett has called for churches to act Churches should provide safe havens for young people to avoid violence on the street, a south London priest has said. Reverend Canon Dr Rosemarie Mallett called for churches to open their doors between 15:00 and 18:00 BST “to have a space where…

Maurizio Sarri won the Europa League with Chelsea last week, the first major honour of his managerial career Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says he misses Italy amid reports he could leave the club to join Juventus. Sarri’s future has been the subject of debate all season despite only moving to Stamford Bridge from Napoli last…

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Mumps leads to painful swellings under the ears A significant increase in mumps cases and continuing outbreaks of measles in England have led to calls for people to ensure they are immunised. Public Health England said even one person missing their vaccinations was “too many”. There were 795…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tottenham and Liverpool celebrate their Champions League semi-final wins Tottenham Hotspur have rejected a call to subsidise tickets for the Champions League final. Tottenham Hotspur Supporters’ Trust (THST) and Liverpool fans union Spirit of Shankly (SOS) both urged their clubs to use income from the competition towards ticket prices….

Ben Duckett, Dawid Malan and James Vince Batsman James Vince has the chance to earn a place in England’s World Cup squad after being called up for the one-day series against Pakistan. Vince, 28, replaces Alex Hales who was withdrawn from the preliminary World Cup squad after being suspended following an “off-field incident”. England have…