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Image copyright PA Image caption ACM cladding has been widely used on high rises, including Grenfell Tower The £200m bill to replace Grenfell Tower-type cladding on about 150 private high-rise blocks in England is to be met by the government. Housing Secretary James Brokenshire had previously said the bill should be footed by the owners, […]

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Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption Chrissy Archibald was visiting the city with her partner Tyler Ferguson A young woman told her fiancé “I love you” and kissed him moments before she was killed during the 2017 London Bridge attacks, an inquest into the deaths has been told. Chrissy Archibald, from Canada, was one of […]

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Brentford’s Julian Jeanvier was carried of on a stretcher after a 10-minute stoppage Brentford secured a top-half Championship place with a commanding victory over fellow mid-table finishers Preston. Home defender Julian Jeanvier was carried off on a stretcher after a head injury in the opening seconds at Griffin Park, leading to 13 minutes of added […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe video came from a local restaurant’s CCTV system A cyclist who was thrown off his bike in a hit-and-run crash in London said he was “disappointed” with police officers’ attempts to find the driver. Medical student Josh Dey was left with a bleed on the brain […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Islamophobic incidents in the capital almost doubled from February to March Racist and religious hate crimes in London hit their highest levels in a year following the Christchurch mosque shootings, police data has revealed. There were 1,630 hate offences recorded by the Metropolitan Police in March. Of these, 156 […]

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Tottenham knocked out Premier League leaders Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-finals Follow live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live from 19:00 BST on Tuesday, 30 April, with live text commentary also on the BBC Sport website. Champions League semi-finalists Tottenham can “achieve anything”, says manager Mauricio Pochettino. Spurs host Dutch league leaders Ajax […]

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Jobi McAnuff was carried off the pitch by Leyton Orient fans after the final whistle Leyton Orient won promotion to the English Football League after their goalless draw against already-relegated Braintree Town confirmed them as champions of the National League. The O’s only needed a point to secure a return to the EFL after two […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Knife crime in England and Wales rose to record levels last year, data shows. Police recorded 40,829 offences involving knives or sharp instruments in 2018, up 6% on the year before. Office for National Statistics figures show cases of murder and manslaughter, excluding terror attacks, also rose by 12%. There were […]

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Image copyright Getty Images US President Donald Trump will make a state visit to the UK in early June, Buckingham Palace is expected to announce later. The president was promised the visit by Prime Minister Theresa May after he was elected in 2016 – but no date was set. Downing Street did not comment on […]

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Damian Penaud scored a superb individual try for Clermont in the first half European Challenge Cup ASM Clermont Auvergne (26) 32 Tries: Lee, Penaud Cons: Parra 2 Pens: Parra 4 Drop goals: Lopez 2 Harlequins (8) 27 Tries: Brown, Robshaw, Lang, Dombrandt Cons: Smith 2 Pen: Smith Clermont Auvergne proved too strong for Premiership side […]

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