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Image copyright PA The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s home was renovated with £2.4m of taxpayers’ money, royal accounts show. Frogmore Cottage in Windsor was turned into a single property for Prince Harry and Meghan, from five separate homes. The couple, who moved from Kensington Palace in April before the birth of their son Archie, […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionClimate change protesters interrupt Chancellor Philip Hammond’s speech Greenpeace has accused Foreign Office minister Mark Field of assault, after he pushed a female activist out of a black-tie City event. Mr Field claimed he reacted “instinctively” and has referred himself to the Cabinet Office for an investigation. […]

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Image caption Nick Aldworth was chief superintendent with the Met Police A former National Counter Terrorism Co-ordinator has told the BBC the government is not doing enough to ensure that venues are secure. Nick Aldworth has warned new legislation is needed to reduce the impact of any future attack. He is supporting a campaign for […]

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Image caption The man was found in Whalebone Lane, near to Stratford Park A man, believed to be in his 40s, has been stabbed to death in east London. The man was found collapsed in Whalebone Lane, near West Ham Lane, in Stratford, at 00:40 BST and was later pronounced dead at the scene. His […]

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Evidence that body image, bullying and peer pressure are a barrier to young women participating in sport, has prompted the release of a film about basketball. “Watch What I Can Do” was created with a female-led cast and has had almost one million online views in two weeks. In 2018, a Youth Trust Impact report […]

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Image copyright PA Image caption Shelves were emptied of bottled water in some supermarkets Water supplies have been restored after a burst pipe left 100,000 properties in London with little or no water. Schools were closed and hospital appointments cancelled on Wednesday following a fault at Hampton pumping station. The TW, KT and W postcodes […]

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Image copyright Charlie Cummings She is still just 18 years-old but London newcomer Arlo Parks’ debut track Cola, released at the end of 2018, fizzed with original confessional lyrics mixed with a smooth funky groove and a dash of jazz for good measure. Its heady delights were such that in April Lily Allen made the […]

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Justin Edinburgh, who has died aged 49, managed sides in three Wembley finals Leyton Orient manager Justin Edinburgh has died at the age of 49 – five days after suffering a cardiac arrest. Edinburgh, who guided Orient back into the English Football League in 2018-19, had been taken to hospital on Monday. “We are completely […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLisa admits “it’s a risk” but says that for Bradleigh and their family, it could transform their lives “I’m really nervous about it. I’m not going to lie, I’m petrified.” Lisa Valentine’s son, Bradleigh, has a potentially fatal nut allergy, so the first time she watches him […]

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