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Image copyright @DRNimages1 Image caption Officers were called to Energen Close in Harlesden A two-year-old boy is in a serious condition in hospital after being hurt in a shooting in Harlesden, north west London, police have said. The lone gunman is thought to have fled on a motorbike after firing at two men, a mother […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Lockdown restrictions are gradually being eased in parts of the UK. From Friday in Scotland, two separate households – up to a maximum of eight people – can meet outdoors, in a park or private garden. Social distancing rules still apply. This goes further than in England, where you can meet […]

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Image copyright Shutterstock Image caption Boris Johnson with Jennifer Arcuri at an event in 2014 Boris Johnson will not face a criminal investigation into his dealings with US businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri when he was Mayor of London. The Independent Office for Police Conduct said in its report that there was “some evidence” the pair had […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Transport for London must cut its Tube and bus networks without emergency funding, the mayor warned. Transport for London (TfL) will be forced to reduce services unless it receives a government grant by the end of the day, Sadiq Khan has claimed. Without financial support, the transport body must […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Heathrow Airport has been granted permission to appeal against a block on its plans for a third runway. In February the Court of Appeal found the government decision to allow the plans to go ahead was unlawful. At the time the court said the government had not taken its climate commitments […]

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Image caption Samuel Akinsanya said his mum Esther Akinsanya was known as “nurse or matron” because she loved to care for people New NHS data has revealed ethnic breakdowns among the patients in London hospitals who have died with coronavirus. Black people account for 13% of the city’s population but 16% of deaths. Epidemiologist Dr […]

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Image caption Robert Rodrigues with his fiancĂ©e after proposing in New Zealand last year Private healthcare facilities – largely the preserve of the affluent prior to the coronavirus pandemic – have been made available to NHS patients in recent weeks. It has meant some cancer or cardiac patients considered at high risk if they contracted […]

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Image copyright PA Media Image caption Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab’s funeral took place at the Eternal Gardens Muslim Burial Ground The family of a teenager who died alone after testing positive for coronavirus say they are “happy” his death has opened up the chance for others to say a final goodbye to loved ones. Ismail Mohamed […]

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption The government introduced its lockdown measures two-and-a-half weeks ago People should follow the government’s coronavirus rules and stay home over the Easter weekend, as warmer weather is forecast across parts of the UK. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden said the UK was “just beginning to see this strategy starting to work” […]

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Image copyright Met Police Image caption Mark Manley was detained with the help of security guards and patrolling British Transport Police A man who stole personal protective equipment (PPE) from an ambulance in London has been jailed for six months. Mark Manley, 35, took masks, paper suits and hand gel. Some items were left unusable […]

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