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Image copyright Getty Images London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called for the power to introduce rent controls to help lower housing costs in the city. It is an idea that has been tried in many cities worldwide, but what is rent control and how does it work? What are rent controls? There are a number […]

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Image copyright Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Image caption Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been detained in Iran since April 2016 Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran for alleged spying, is now in a hospital psychiatric ward, her husband says. Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 40, was moved to the hospital in Tehran on Monday and is being held by the […]

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Image copyright 999 London Image caption The victim died in hospital after being found with a “number of stab wounds” A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a man who was stabbed to death in London. The 19-year-old man is in custody after the 22-year-old victim was found with a “number […]

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A London restaurant has committed to running its business without single-use plastics. There are more than 15,000 restaurants in the city, and most are using a large amount of single-use plastics including cling film to cover food. Spring, which is based at Somerset House in Aldwych, has stopped using cling film and plastic straws and […]

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Image copyright Google Image caption The victim was found with a “number of stab wounds” in Tellson Avenue, Greenwich A man in his 20s has been stabbed to death in south-east London. The victim was found with a “number of stab wounds” in Tellson Avenue, Greenwich, at about 14:40 BST. Police said he was taken […]

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Image copyright Reuters Deutsche Bank has made the first of the 18,000 job cuts announced on Sunday as part of a radical reorganisation. Staff working in share trading in London, New York and Tokyo were told that their jobs were going. In London, some staff stayed away from work after being told their passes would […]

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Liverpool supporters are one of four groups calling for changes from Uefa Fan groups from Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham have been given backing to demand Uefa improve access to major finals. The four clubs contested the Champions League and Europa League finals last season but issues around ticket prices and travel prompted heavy criticism. […]

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About a million people are expected to attend Pride in London’s annual march this weekend. Hundreds of charities, community groups and companies take part in the event, the biggest pride event in the UK. But some people are concerned the event has become so big that it’s not as inclusive as it once was. This […]

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Ben Purrington scored Charlton’s equaliser as the Addicks beat Sunderland 2-1 in the League One play-off final in May Championship newcomers Charlton Athletic have re-signed defender Ben Purrington from Rotherham United for an undisclosed fee. The 23-year-old left-back spent the second half of last season on loan with the Addicks, making 21 appearances as they […]

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Will Fraine struck 121 for Yorkshire’s second team on the same ground earlier this month Specsavers County Championship Division One, North Marine Road, Scarborough (day one): Yorkshire 327: Fraine 106, Lyth 55, Patterson 46; Clark 5-77 Surrey 48-0: Stoneman 28* Yorkshire (3 pts) lead Surrey (3 pts) by 279 runs Scorecard Yorkshire opener Will Fraine […]

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