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Arthur Beale: Sailing goods business closes shop after 500 years

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 17:40
The Arthur Beale store, which sells specialist marine supplies, says the pandemic has forced its closure.

Ex-Met Police sergeant sentenced for sex messages to woman

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 16:30
Syed Ali sent nearly 500 texts to a woman who he had only spoken to years before as a witness.

‘Ramadan is all about charity’

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 16:00
This Eid al-Fitr is very special for Zaavier, who has been fasting for the very first time this Ramadan.

Concerns increase for mother of baby found dead in canal

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 15:26
The newborn girl was found by a paddle boarder in the Grand Union Canal on Sunday.

Heathrow Airport could divert aircraft to ease crowding

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 14:37
Contingency plans are being made to divert passengers to other UK airports or EU hubs due to border queues.

Nick Phipps: London Irish scrum-half agrees new contract

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 12:51
London Irish scrum-half Nick Phipps agrees a new contract with the Premiership club.

Penguins: Same-sex couples formed at London aquarium

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 11:51
Two all-female couples have formed at Sea Life London during the aquarium's mating season.

Covid-19: Rare condition leaves Gravesend boy fighting for life

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 11:43
Marley Hanley, five, is still recovering from a rare condition which was triggered by Covid-19.

TikTok: Warning over teenagers getting stuck in play swings

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 10:57
London Fire Brigade warns that crews are being diverted from more serious incidents.

Uefa Euro 2020: Trafalgar Square to host key workers for England games

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 10:28
NHS staff, police and transport workers can watch England's first games in Trafalgar Square's fan zone.

Mike Brown: Harlequins full-back's time at club over after six-week ban

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 10:24
Mike Brown looks to have played his last game for Harlequins after being handed a six-week ban for stamping.

Renters seize on lower costs to live in UK cities

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 09:45
The cost of renting in some UK cities - particularly London - has fallen prompting a rise in demand.

Aniek Nouwen: WSL champions Chelsea sign PSV and Netherlands defender

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 09:33
Women's Super League winners Chelsea agree terms to sign PSV and Netherlands defender Aniek Nouwen on a three-year deal from next season.

Covid: What are the social distancing rules and the rule of six?

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 08:01
Guidance on hugging close friends and family is being relaxed in England and Scotland from 17 May.

Nightclub crush survivor: 'I want to give back to the NHS'

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 05:16
Abigail Atakora was almost crushed to death in a stampede 10 years ago. Now she is working for the NHS.

Covid: Medic memorial statue for 999 Cenotaph unveiled

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 01:02
The BBC is given a view of the first figure on the planned national emergency services memorial.

Brit Awards 2021: Dua Lipa demands pay rise for nurses as she wins

BBC London News Feed - Tue, 05/11/2021 - 23:12
UK singer Dua Lipa won two awards and gave a message to PM Boris Johnson, at the in-person event.

Southampton 3-1 Crystal Palace: Danny Ings scores twice as hosts fightback to win

BBC London News Feed - Tue, 05/11/2021 - 22:02
Danny Ings scores twice as Southampton fightback to beat Crystal Palace in an entertaining Premier League affair.

Italian Open: Johanna Konta out, Cameron Norrie through, Andy Murray to play doubles

BBC London News Feed - Tue, 05/11/2021 - 20:31
Britain's Johanna Konta loses to Jelena Ostapenko in the Italian Open first round, while Cameron Norrie wins his opener and Andy Murray makes the doubles draw.