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Heat health warning as London set to be hottest part of UK

Capital is expected to be the hottest part of the UK on Saturday with potential highs of 30C

<p>London Climate Action Week aims to tackle the effects of climate change</p>

What is London Climate Action Week 2023?

Here’s what you can expect at the largest independent climate gathering in Europe


‘Bring it on’: Sadiq responds to Boris Johnson mayoral race rumours

Boris Johnson has been rumoured to be considering a bid to stand for his old job as London mayor


Quarter of London boroughs remove all pay and display parking machines

Eight councils across the capital have ditched all their machines and replaced them with cashless alternatives


Pedestrian hit in rush-hour crash outside Holborn station

There have been no arrests and enquiries continue


Police in truck stop search for body of man not seen for two years

The Metropolitan Police have urged anyone with information on the disappearance of Frank McKeever to contact the force.

Chaos as Elizabeth Line suffers severe delays over faulty train

The Piccadilly Line is also without service between Hammersmith and Acton Town


Limited edition Oyster card marks 20th anniversary

The £7 pass follows other special issues for major events, but Oyster’s popularity has fallen due to smartphone use


Shirley Bassey and Olly Alexander among V&A summer party guests

The event launched the museum’s latest exhibition, Diva, which explores the ‘extraordinary power and creativity of iconic performers’


Rare barn owl sighting on Hampstead Heath — first since 1946

Owls are less commonly sighted these days due to widespread building construction destroying their habitat


Sadiq Khan warns London faces ‘a wave of repossessions’

Mr Khan called for ‘flexibility’ in mortgage deals


Fire Brigade needs ‘enhanced’ vetting for new recruits, City Hall says

The concern from the London Assembly stems in part from last year’s scathing report into the LFB’s culture


Man who suffocated victim and dumped her in suitcase guilty of murder

Muhammad Arslan, 27, forced a floral patterned mask into the mouth of 21-year-old Hina Bashir in horrific attack


The London businesses named for not paying national minimum wage

Thirty London-based businesses named by the Government for minimum wage breaches


Pride Parade 2023: What is the route and when is it?

Find out the route and best places to stand for Pride 2023 in London


Sadiq Khan: Government is ‘pulling the curtain down’ on London arts

The Mayor warned that 10 per cent of London’s arts organisations are at risk of leaving the city altogether


Four of capital’s most stylish areas in south London, poll finds

South-East London destination comes top of London neighbourhood poll


Tube passenger seriously injured after coat caught in Northern Line

Investigation launched into ‘trap and drag accidents’ just a month apart at Archway and Chalk Farm


Midsummer: When is it, and how is it celebrated in London?

Swedish people living in London will celebrate midsummer by heading to the city’s parks


Windrush victim who became homeless says compensation fight ‘hell’

Speaking ahead of 75th Windrush anniversary, Fitzroy Maynard tells how he lost his home after being unable to prove he had the right to work


Row between London Tory and Mick Lynch over Tube station closures

Tory politician Tony Devenish said he stood by his claim that frequent closures at Lancaster Gate station were caused by staff ‘skiving’


Lightning strike believed to have started fire at home in south London

‘We saw the flash it was so bright and then we heard the noise’


Child Q breaks silence on police strip-search

The 15-year-old school pupil adds: “Things need to change. Even I can see that’.”


Tory mayoral hopeful pledges to extend key Sadiq Khan policy

Susan Hall, shortlisted for the Tory mayoral candidacy, said she would keep Sadiq Khan’s free school meal programme in place “for as long as the cost of living situation requires it”


Sixty per cent say London housing crisis worsened since last election

Looking across the whole of Britain, the poll also showed that a majority (52 per cent) of Conservative voters believe not enough social housing is being built


Final Fantasy sword to be displayed at the Tower of London

A replica of the video game sword will feature alongside the Royal Armouries at Tower of London


Shaun Bailey apologises ‘unreservedly’ for ‘jingle and mingle’ party

It comes after both Opposition and Tory MPs have called on those who were at a lockdown party to give up their honour.