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Image copyright PA Media Image caption Sir Rod Stewart and wife Penny Lancaster Sir Rod Stewart has been given the all-clear after being diagnosed with prostate cancer. The rock legend made the revelation at a fundraising event on Saturday. “No-one knows this, but I thought this was about time I told everybody. I’m in the […]

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Image copyright Emma Reilly Image caption A 22-year-old man disappeared while swimming with friends in Shadwell Basin, Wapping, police said Police divers are searching for three people missing in different stretches of the River Thames. They are looking for a 22-year-old man who failed to resurface after going swimming with friends in Shadwell Basin, Wapping […]

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In 2016, Syrian refugee Mo spent time in the infamous “jungle” encampment in Calais, France. While there he cooked for fellow refugees and volunteers and it is where his signature dish “jungle eggs” was born. Now living in London, he is following up on his passion for cooking and once a month runs a pop-up […]

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Image caption Some tweets called for the release of drill rap artist Digga D The Twitter account of the Metropolitan Police has been hacked, with a series of bizarre messages posted. A series of tweets were sent from the force’s verified account, which has more than a million followers, including one about rapper Digga D. […]

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Image copyright James Newton Image caption London, Cannon Street, Southwark and Millennium bridges are the first four bridges to be illuminated The first bridges have been lit up as part of a design contest to illuminate the River Thames across London. Up to 15 crossings will eventually become part of Illuminated River, thought to be […]

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Image copyright DBOX for Foster + Partners Image caption The tower was planned for 20 Bury Street, beside the Gherkin tower London’s Mayor has advised planners to reject proposals for a new skyscraper. In April, the City of London Corporation (CLC) approved the 1,000ft (305m) Tulip tower proposed for Bury Street, beside the Gherkin tower. […]

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Dawid Malan scored 78 on his England T20 debut in Cardiff against South Africa in 2017 Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff (day one): Middlesex 384 Malan 166, Sowter 57*, Roland-Jones 54; Carey 4-54, Hogan 3-75 Glamorgan 25-4 Helm 4-8 Glamorgan (3 pts) trail Middlesex (5 pts) by 359 runs Scorecard Dawid Malan’s […]

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Jason Pearce helped Charlton win promotion through the League One play-offs last season Charlton Athletic captain Jason Pearce has signed a contract extension to keep him with the Championship club until June 2021. The defender, 31, joined the Addicks from Wigan in 2016 and has played 81 games over the past three seasons. “I wanted […]

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Image caption No Gatwick Express trains are running while Southern has warned of a “severely reduced” service An engineering train has derailed in south London causing the closure of the Gatwick Express service. The train partly left the tracks at low speed outside Victoria station at about 03:00 BST. No Gatwick Express trains are running, […]

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Josh Shaw has now taken 20 wickets in his last four Championship matches. Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood (day one): Middlesex 172: Malan 28; Shaw 4-33, Higgins 3-52 Gloucestershire 59-2: Dent 27*; Roland-Jones 2-15 Middlesex 0 pts, Gloucestershire 3 pts Scorecard Josh Shaw took three prize scalps as Gloucestershire triggered a […]

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