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Dozens injured in Barcelona van terror attack

Dozens of people have been injured in Barcelona after a van ploughed into pedestrians in a suspected terror attack.

There are also reports of two armed men entering a bar in the popular tourist city.

Witnesses reported gunshots and seeing people running away and screaming after the ...

2017-08-17 20:27 open_in_new
Dozens injured in Barcelona van terror attack

Dozens of people have been injured in Barcelona after a van ploughed into pedestrians in a suspected terror attack.

There are also reports of two armed men entering a bar in the popular tourist city.

Witnesses reported gunshots and seeing people running away and screaming after the ...

2017-08-17 20:27 open_in_new
Donald Trump bemoans Confederate monument removals and 'history being ripped apart'

US President Donald Trump has decried the rising movement to pull down monuments to leading Confederate figures, declaring that the nation is seeing "the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart".

Mr Trump's remarks came as the White House tried to manage his ...

2017-08-17 18:58 open_in_new
Man jailed for carrying acid in a plastic bottle near to Bow Road station

A man has been jailed after he admitted carrying acid in a plastic bottle near to Bow Street station.

Bradley Kerr, 21, of no fixed address, was stopped in Eleanor Street after a man reported he had been robbed by a group of men and said the suspects were still nearby.

Police ...

2017-08-17 18:58 open_in_new
Man jailed for carrying acid in a plastic bottle near to Bow Road station

A man has been jailed after he admitted carrying acid in a plastic bottle near to Bow Street station.

Bradley Kerr, 21, of no fixed address, was stopped in Eleanor Street after a man reported he had been robbed by a group of men and said the suspects were still nearby.

Police ...

2017-08-17 18:58 open_in_new
Donald Trump bemoans Confederate monument removals and 'history being ripped apart'

US President Donald Trump has decried the rising movement to pull down monuments to leading Confederate figures, declaring that the nation is seeing "the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart".

Mr Trump's remarks came as the White House tried to manage his ...

2017-08-17 18:58 open_in_new
Newham man admits sexually assaulting woman on the Central line after picking out a victim at Mile End

A man from Manor Park has admitted sexually assaulting a woman as she travelled on the Central line.

Shobankumar Jothiraman, 38, was seen by plain clothed police officers walking up and down the platform at Mile End station and looking at women before he boarded a Tube on Tuesday, August ...

2017-08-17 18:58 open_in_new
Newham and Greenwich are hotspots for property renovation says Plentific

Newham and Greenwich have become hotspots for property renovation according to Plentific .

The online home service marketplace analysed planning application statistics from 2015 and 2017 to see where DIY was on the increase in the capital.

Barking and Dagenham topped the table for ...

2017-08-17 09:57 open_in_new
Newham and Greenwich are hotspots for property renovation says Plentific

Newham and Greenwich have become hotspots for property renovation according to Plentific .

The online home service marketplace analysed planning application statistics from 2015 and 2017 to see where DIY was on the increase in the capital.

Barking and Dagenham topped the table for ...

2017-08-17 09:57 open_in_new
Top stories from Britain and around the world - A-Level results day: Students receive grades after major reforms

A-LEVEL RESULTS DAY: STUDENTS RECEIVE GRADES AFTER MAJOR REFORMS

Teenagers are today receiving their long-awaited A-level results, with around one in four entries expected to receive top grades.

Boys are likely to outperform girls again in terms of A*s, with one expert suggesting ...

2017-08-17 09:57 open_in_new
Plans approved for 182-home redevelopment next to Plaistow Station

The redevelopment of land around Plaistow Underground station into 180 rented homes has been given the go ahead.

The plans by Newham council owned developer Red Door Ventures also include a gym, supermarket, cafe and neighbourhood centre which will provide a library and community ...

2017-08-17 08:51 open_in_new
Everything you need to know about London City Airport’s new C Series aircraft

The largest commercial plane in the history of London City Airport has touched down on the runway.

The Bombardier C Series made its maiden voyage from Zurich to Docklands on Tuesday, August 8, landing at 5.47pm.

It is being phased in by Swiss International Air Lines to replace its ...

2017-08-16 19:39 open_in_new
Everything you need to know about London City Airport’s new C Series aircraft

The largest commercial plane in the history of London City Airport has touched down on the runway.

The Bombardier C Series made its maiden voyage from Zurich to Docklands on Tuesday, August 8, landing at 5.47pm.

It is being phased in by Swiss International Air Lines to replace its ...

2017-08-16 19:39 open_in_new
Renters in Greenwich and Newham crippled by 50% increase in six years says GMB

The average rent has skyrocketed in Greenwich over the last six years according to figures from trade union GMB .

Prices for a two-bedroom home in the borough rose from £900 to £1,350, while average earnings only increased by £151.

Greenwich ranked highest in the ...

2017-08-16 18:33 open_in_new
Renters in Greenwich and Newham crippled by 50% increase in six years says GMB

The average rent has skyrocketed in Greenwich over the last six years according to figures from trade union GMB .

Prices for a two-bedroom home in the borough rose from £900 to £1,350, while average earnings only increased by £151.

Greenwich ranked highest in the ...

2017-08-16 18:33 open_in_new
What is the customs union and why does it matter if we stay in it after Brexit

The Government has revealed it hopes to negotiate a temporary customs union with the rest of the EU.

This short-term arrangement could go on for up to two years when Britain leaves the EU in March 2019 and is intended to ease the transition to a final deal on trade and border ...

2017-08-16 17:27 open_in_new
What is the customs union and why does it matter if we stay in it after Brexit

The Government has revealed it hopes to negotiate a temporary customs union with the rest of the EU.

This short-term arrangement could go on for up to two years when Britain leaves the EU in March 2019 and is intended to ease the transition to a final deal on trade and border ...

2017-08-16 17:27 open_in_new
Smoke pours across east London as tarmac machine catches fire in Leyton

A tarmac machine on fire in Leyton has caused black smoke to pour over parts of east London.

The fire in Lea Bridge Road took hold shortly after 1pm on Wednesday, August 16. The London Fire Brigade were still tackling the fire at 2pm.

The fire service confirmed they had received ...

2017-08-16 16:21 open_in_new
Smoke pours across east London as tarmac machine catches fire in Leyton

A tarmac machine on fire in Leyton has caused black smoke to pour over parts of east London.

The fire in Lea Bridge Road took hold shortly after 1pm on Wednesday, August 16. The London Fire Brigade were still tackling the fire at 2pm.

The fire service confirmed they had received ...

2017-08-16 16:21 open_in_new
Danny Pearce murder: Crimestoppers offer £10k reward for information about Greenwich killing

A reward of up to £10,000 has been offered for information leading to the conviction of the killers of Danny Pearce in Greenwich.

Danny, a 31-year-old father from Bromley, was killed after he left a jazz bar with his girlfriend and some friends. The group were attacked as they made ...

2017-08-16 15:15 open_in_new
Fashion retailer sets up huge studio in Olympic Park

Luxury fashion retailer Matchesfashion.com is creating more than 150 jobs with the launch of a London photography hub at Here East, on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

The online retailer is transforming a 24,000 sq ft unit at the Stratford arts and innovation centre into a creative space ...

2017-08-16 11:57 open_in_new