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Image copyright Emma Reilly Image caption A 22-year-old man disappeared while swimming with friends in Shadwell Basin, Wapping, police said Police divers are searching for three people missing in different stretches of the River Thames. They are looking for a 22-year-old man who failed to resurface after going swimming with friends in Shadwell Basin, Wapping […]

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In 2016, Syrian refugee Mo spent time in the infamous “jungle” encampment in Calais, France. While there he cooked for fellow refugees and volunteers and it is where his signature dish “jungle eggs” was born. Now living in London, he is following up on his passion for cooking and once a month runs a pop-up […]

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Image copyright Hounslow Soup Kitchen Image caption Quddous Ahmed launched the map to guide homeless people towards support facilities A former rough sleeper has launched an interactive guide to help homeless people in part of London find help and support. During five months on the streets in 2015, Quddous Ahmed, 31, had a rock thrown […]

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Image caption The fire has caused “significant damage” to cabling outside the station Commuters have been told not to travel from London Waterloo during the rush hour after a fire closed nine platforms. The lineside blaze damaged cabling outside the station, meaning trains cannot use platforms 16-24. Network Rail said “significant damage” had been caused […]

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Image copyright Met Police Image caption Ché Morrison died after being stabbed through the heart, a court heard A man with an alleged “fondness for knives” and “an obsession about his status” has gone on trial accused of a murder during a drug deal. Florent Okende is accused of fatally stabbing Ché Morrison, 20, outside […]

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Dawid Malan scored 78 on his England T20 debut in Cardiff against South Africa in 2017 Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff (day one): Middlesex 384 Malan 166, Sowter 57*, Roland-Jones 54; Carey 4-54, Hogan 3-75 Glamorgan 25-4 Helm 4-8 Glamorgan (3 pts) trail Middlesex (5 pts) by 359 runs Scorecard Dawid Malan’s […]

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Jason Pearce helped Charlton win promotion through the League One play-offs last season Charlton Athletic captain Jason Pearce has signed a contract extension to keep him with the Championship club until June 2021. The defender, 31, joined the Addicks from Wigan in 2016 and has played 81 games over the past three seasons. “I wanted […]

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Tim Murtagh missed day one against Gloucestershire because he was playing for Ireland Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood (day three): Middlesex 172 & 244: Roland-Jones 51*, Helm 46; Higgins 4-35 Gloucestershire 201 & 137 : Van Buuren 57; Murtagh 5-44, Roland-Jones 3-27 Middlesex (3 pts) beat Gloucestershire (4 pts) by 78 […]

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Josh Shaw has now taken 20 wickets in his last four Championship matches. Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood (day one): Middlesex 172: Malan 28; Shaw 4-33, Higgins 3-52 Gloucestershire 59-2: Dent 27*; Roland-Jones 2-15 Middlesex 0 pts, Gloucestershire 3 pts Scorecard Josh Shaw took three prize scalps as Gloucestershire triggered a […]

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Image copyright Family handout Image caption Port, now 44, from Barking in east London, was sentenced to a full life term in November 2016 None of the officers investigated for potential misconduct in the initial response to the serial killer Stephen Port will be disciplined, the police watchdog has said. But the Independent Office of […]

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