Image caption The departures board at London Euston was blank on Saturday morning Major disruption has been caused to services at London Euston after a trespasser forced lines to be shut for more than two hours. The delays began at about 08:00 BST and the power on the tracks was turned off so the trespasser…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLocal resident: “The whole thing was an inferno”. A barbecue on a balcony could have caused a block of flats to be engulfed by fire, according to its builders. Twenty flats with wooden balconies were destroyed and 10 more damaged in Sunday’s fire in Barking, east London….

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The new £17.6bn railway across London was due to open in December 2018 Crossrail was driven over its budget and beyond its schedule after bosses clung to an unrealistic opening date, the public spending watchdog said. Decisions were driven by a desire to meet the December 2018 deadline for…