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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

What will the warmest decade mean for London?

The Met Office says that the world is in the middle of what’s likely to be the warmest decade in over 150 years. The data forecast that 2014-2023 will hit record temperatures not seen since 1850. It is predicted that in the next five years the average global temperature will be above 1°C and potentially exceed […]

Almost half of London’s young people live in their parental homes, study finds

A million more young adults aged between 20 and 34 live with their parents than two decades ago. According to a report by the think tank Civitas, the stay-at-home generation amounts to 3.4 million in the UK. The number peaks in London, where 41% of all young adults live in their parental homes. “As owner-occupation and social housing […]

Queens Park Rangers declare they must move from Loftus Road

The CEO of Queens Park Rangers released a statement  on the club website stating that the club needs to move from their historic ground. Lee Hoos, who has been CEO at the West London club since 2015, said: “We love our home at Loftus Road, but it is unsustainable for a professional football club in […]

Are TV and music to blame for the knife crime epidemic?

The number of fatal stabbings in the UK is at its highest level since 1946. According to the Office of National Statistics, the most common method of killing in the UK is by a knife or other sharp instrument. Last year, 39% of all homicides were a result of knife crime. There are many theories […]

The underground farm combatting climate change

As climate change becomes increasingly extreme and unpredictable, so too will your food. Is the ‘Growing Underground’ farm the solution? Campaigners warn that weather changes such as record-breaking rainfall, more intense heatwaves and sudden flooding are posing a threat to Britain’s fruit and vegetables. Everything from your grapes producing British wine to your potatoes for […]