UK heatwave: July heat record may be broken amid travel disruption

High temperatures continue as lightning strikes damage rail signalling in parts of Yorkshire. Source: London BBC

Wood burners and open fires face restrictions in new clean air plan

Ministers hail the UK's "world leading" pollution plan, but green groups call it a missed opportunity. Source: London BBC

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London loneliness: Hackney Brocals help men find friends

The group aims to tackle male isolation across London through regular meet ups and trips. Source: London BBC

Delivery driver 'may have carried out six sexual assaults'

Six sexual assaults against women and a girl may have been carried out by a delivery driver, police say. Source: London BBC

Super League enjoys record round crowds with 79,173 fans across six games

Super League clubs set a new attendance record for a single round of games, with 79,173 fans across six matches. Source: London BBC

Artisan cider makers fear new binge-drinking levy

Artisan cider producers are concerned that a new levy could have a devastating impact on the industry. The legislation, to be brought in from February,...

Hammond in a tough spot over anaemic UK economy

Try, for a moment, to put yourself in Philip Hammond's shoes. The economy is growing at an anaemic rate - 0.2% in the first quarter...

Summer holiday money tips to avoid overspending

Overspending on summer holidays is common and expensive, according to tour operators.June Field, from the government-backed Money Advice Service, offers three financial tips for...





Ruth Strauss dies aged 46 as a result of rare lung...

Ruth Strauss, the wife of former England captain and director of cricket Andrew Strauss, dies at the age of 46. Source: London BBC


London violence: Could UK capital learn from New York?

The US city is treating violent crime as a public health issue to tackle the murder rate. Source: London BBC

Planet Organic founder's well-being tips for bosses

Renee Elliott founded organic supermarket chain Planet Organic in 1995. She told #CEOSecrets she went through a difficult time in her early thirties, which...