Image copyright EPA/NEIL HALL Image caption Nearly two thirds of London’s total between April 2018 and March 2019 were first time rough sleepers The number of rough sleepers in London has reached a record high after an increase of nearly one fifth in a year, new figures have shown. Research commissioned by the Greater London…

Image copyright PA Image caption The RMT will resume strike action after suspending it in February Rail commuters on some of the country’s busiest routes are facing disruption due to a planned five-day strike over the future of train guards. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) plan to walk out on Tuesday…

Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption Khuram Butt was being investigated by MI5 from 2015 An investigation into one of the London Bridge attackers was suspended because of an “unprecedented” threat level which put pressure on MI5 resources. A senior MI5 officer told an inquest that the inquiry into Khuram Butt was suspended between March…

Image copyright Google Image caption The crash happened at the junction of Ingrave Street and McDermott Close in Wandsworth A pedestrian in his 80s has died after being hit by a car in south-west London. The man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after he was struck on Ingrave Street in Wandsworth at about…

Image copyright Google Image caption The child was struck on East End Road in East Finchley at about 19:00 BST on Wednesday A three-year-old boy has died after he was hit by a car in north London. The child was struck on East End Road in East Finchley at about 19:00 BST on Wednesday. He…

Rory Burns, who played six Tests for England over the winter, scored his first Championship ton of the season Specsavers County Championship Division One, Cooper Associates County Ground (day one) Surrey 330-6: Burns 107, Elgar 103, Stoneman 50; Gregory 3-44 Somerset: Yet to bat Surrey 3 pts, Somerset 2 pts Match scorecard Centuries from Rory…

Image copyright PA Image caption The RMT union have said they are going to ballot members over industrial action London Underground maintenance and engineering workers are to stage a three-day strike over the weekend of the FA Cup Final in a row over safety. The RMT Union said more than 1,000 of its members will…