Sadiq Khan must not turn London into a ‘drug supermarket’

“So he can express what he wants, but he will never get a chance to do it under a Labor government because we don’t liberalize the drug laws. “He’s contributing to a debate, but he won’t have the power to do anything about it, however that happens.” Mr Reed, a former leader of Lambeth Borough … Read more

King says ‘encouraging’ police plans for Operation London Bridge are working

t The king has told officers it is “encouraging” that police plans for Operation London Bridge are working during a visit to a Metropolitan Police base. Charles was given a tour of the Metropolitan Police Service Special Operations Room on Saturday, where he met and thanked emergency personnel for their efforts ahead of the Queen’s … Read more

King Charles Visits Metropolitan Police Special Operations – The Royal Family Channel

King Charles Visits Metropolitan Police Special OperationsThe Royal Family Channel World leaders head to London for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral as city police brace for biggest security operation everThe globe and mail Security high in London as world leaders arrive for Queen’s funeralToronto Star King thanks aid workers for work prior to funeralThe independent Police officers … Read more

London train strike last LIVE: more strikes ‘highly likely’ and public ‘right behind us’, says Mick Lynch

R MT chief Mick Lynch has warned that further strikes later this year are “highly likely” due to the rift between the union and rail operators. He told BBC Breakfast on Saturday: “I’ll be talking to senior industry executives all through next week to create solutions to these problems and then we’ll decide if we … Read more

Sadiq Khan blames the cost of living crisis on the London massacre

Sadiq Khan has blamed the rising cost of living on a wave of violence in London amid backlash over a spate of murders in the capital. The mayor of London pointed to “extended daylight hours, school holidays, a heat wave and so on” after six murders in the city in less than a week. It … Read more

Anti-hope pipe ban on water plant ‘secretly shut down’

South East Water became the second water company to announce a ban on garden hoses during Britain’s recent dry spell. How can we change our habits to conserve water more effectively? The only thing Australians aren’t arrogant about is water and an Australian-British author Kathy Lette offers some advice from Down Under. The Telegraph view … Read more

Exclusive: Sadiq Khan Says Deal Needs To Be Made With Greece Over Elgin Marbles

Sadiq Khan has said a deal needs to be struck with Greece to find a way to share the Elgin Marbles. The Mayor of London called on the British Museum, the British government and the Greek government to work together to “make progress” in the dispute. He joked that this was the “end of my … Read more

Forest fires rage across Europe as climate alarm went off

ATHENS/LONDON: Emergency services fought wildfires across much of southern Europe amid mass evacuations on Wednesday, after warnings were issued in London after Britain’s hottest day to step up the fight against climate change. A fire, fueled by gale-force winds, raged in the mountains north of Athens, forcing hundreds, including hospital patients, to evacuate, and similar … Read more

London fires: Major incident explained as firefighters battle flames fanned by heatwave

More than 100 fire engines have been set alight across London as a major incident was announced amid the 40C heat. The London Fire Brigade said there was “a huge increase” in fires in the capital, while London Mayor Sadiq Khan said the service is “under tremendous pressure” during the historic heat wave. One of … Read more

Forest fires rage in scorching southwestern Europe

Southwestern Europe started the sixth day of a summer heatwave on Saturday that has sparked devastating wildfires, as parts of the continent braced for new temperature records early next week. Firefighters in France, Portugal and Spain, as well as in Greece, have been battling wildfires that have destroyed thousands of hectares of land since the … Read more