Laura Reynolds These Old Double Deckers Are Being Turned Into Homeless Shelters Old London double deckers are being given a new lease of life as shelters for homeless people. Buses 4 Homeless was founded in 2018, and converts the decommissioned vehicles into spaces for sleeping, eating and learning. One of the buses being refurbed. Image:…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Michael Weir is accused of the two murders of two pensioners in 1998 A man from east London has pleaded not guilty to the murders of two pensioners more than 20 years ago. Michael Weir, 52, from Hackney, appeared at the Old Bailey on Thursday by video link. He…

Image copyright NCA Organised crime poses such a threat to the UK that an extra £3bn will be needed to fight it over the next three years, the National Crime Agency says. Its head Lynne Owens says this includes more than doubling the NCA’s annual budget from £424m to nearly £1.1bn. In a speech later…

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Joseph McCann is said to have links to Watford, Aylesbury and Ipswich A man wanted in connection with the abduction and rape of two women has been named by the Met Police. Joseph McCann is wanted by detectives investigating the abduction of the first victim in Chingford on 25…

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Police say the suspect has a distinctive tattoo of the word “bobbie” on his stomach Detectives investigating the abduction and rape of two women in linked attacks have released an image of a suspect. The first victim was taken in Chingford, north London, at about 00:30 BST on Thursday,…

Raheem Sterling has scored 17 Premier League goals this season, two behind team-mate Sergio Aguero who is the league’s leading scorer Raheem Sterling scored twice against Crystal Palace to inspire Manchester City to a ninth straight Premier League win and send Pep Guardiola’s side to the top of the table – if only for a…

Eden Hazard has scored 16 top-flight goals this season – three behind the Premier League’s leading scorer Sergio Aguero Eden Hazard scored one of the goals of the Premier League season as Chelsea beat West Ham to climb above Tottenham and Arsenal into third spot in the race for a Champions League place. Hazard, who…