Image copyright Murray Mika/Transport for London Image caption A petition opposing the scheme was signed by more than 6,000 peole A proposed £42m cycleway which sparked a petition to save trees along the route has been rejected by councillors. The scheme, part of Mayor Sadiq Khan’s Transport Strategy, included 4.7 miles (7.6km) of bike paths…

Image copyright PA Image caption The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea saved £300,000 by using cheaper cladding which turned out to be insufficiently fire retardant The council responsible for Grenfell Tower made multimillion-pound property deals while cutting costs to the tower’s restoration, it has emerged. Seventy-two people died when a fire destroyed the tower…

Image copyright PA Places in England that have seen the biggest council spending cuts to youth services are likely to see the biggest increases in knife crime, a study says. Research by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Knife Crime showed the average council cut real-terms spending on youth services – such as youth clubs –…

Image caption Mahad Egal, his partner and two young children escaped from the fourth floor of Grenfell Tower A family who escaped the Grenfell Tower fire have been told by their local authority they will be moved on to a general council house waiting list. A legal letter sent to Mahad Egal and Jamie Murray,…