London Weather: warmer conditions ahead?

This weekend will be sunny, temperatures around 15°C are expected in London. Next week should also continue the sun and average temperatures for February. We expect 16°C next Wednesday in London. This month could be the warmest February since 1998 when 19.7°C was recorded in Greenwich (London). Average February temperature is between 8°C and 9°C. […]

Are ill-informed politicians a blight on the tech industry?

Yesterday, Donald Trump called on American tech companies to step up their game. The President tweeted that he wanted “5G, and even 6G” technology to be made available in the United States “as soon as possible”. I want 5G, and even 6G, technology in the United States as soon as possible. It is far more […]

Study finds one in 13 young people suffer from PTSD by the age of 18 – but what about those undiagnosed?

A new study published in the Lancet Psychiatry found that one in 13 young people in England and Wales experience post-traumatic stress disorder by the age of 18. The study looked at more than 2,000 18-year-olds and found that a third had experienced some form of trauma in their childhood. And a quarter of these […]

Alesha MacPhail’s killer named as Aaron Campbell

The sixteen year old teenager who brutally raped and murdered six year old Alesha MacPhail on the Isle of Bute has been named as Aaron Campbell. Judge Lord Matthews agreed to lift a legal restriction on revealing the teenagers identity following an application by media outlets. Campbell,16, who is from Rothesay was convicted of raping and […]

The Hawley Arms launches crowdfunding campaign

Famous Camden pub, The Hawley Arms, has been put on the property market. Rising fears that owner, Greene King, will sell the land to developers has sparked a crowdfunding campaign. Representatives of the pub have called for the public to donate whatever they can in a bid to buy the property and save the cultural […]

Jihadi Bride’s lawyer questions journalists ethics

The lawyer of Shamima Begum’s family, Tasnime Akunjee, has questioned the ethical reporting of journalists citing Ofcom regulations.  Akunjee, representing the family of Shamima Begum, 19, who left the UK to join Islamic State in 2015, shared his concern about the way the media is reporting about his client. Speaking to Sky News, Akunjee said […]

The Independent Group – What you need to know

A total of 11 MPs have now left the Conservative and Labour parties to create a new party called The Independent Group. Who are the rebels? Former Labour MPs Luciana Berger, Chuka Umunna, Gavin Shuker, Chris Leslie, Joan Ryan,  Mike Gapes, Angela Smith and Ann Coffey announced they were leaving their party earlier this week. […]

Two men rushed to hospital after brawl near Finsbury Park

Two young men have been hospitalised with suspected knife wounds after a fight broke out near Finsbury Park station last night. Police were called to the scene at 7.15pm following reports about a group of men  fighting. The victims, both in their 20s, sought help from separate commercial businesses nearby before being taken to east London […]

Man stabbed to death in Brixton

  We are at the scene of a fatal stabbing at 6.45pm in Minet Road, #SW9 #Lambeth. Officers gave first aid to the 23-yr-old male victim, who sadly died at the scene. No arrest at present. Witnesses or anyone with info pls call 101 reference 6141/21Feb. — Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) February 21, 2019 A 23-year-old […]

Trump to use emergency powers to build border wall

President Trump is due to use emergency powers to pay for a border wall with Mexico. The declaration comes after congress refused to approve $5.7bn (£4.4bn) for the wall, a key pledge in President Trump’s election campaign. His decision has been strongly criticised by both Democratic and Republican politicians, with senior Democrats accusing the president of […]