Squatters 'could pose risk' to Palace security

Squatters in a seven-storey building just metres away from Buckingham Palace are preparing for the prospect of eviction after being branded a possible risk to the Queen’s security. The group of occupiers, who claim to be part of the Autonomous Nation of...

Toxic air 'endangering health of children'

Tens of thousands of children in a quarter of London schools are being exposed to illegal levels of air pollution that can cause lifelong health problems , a study has found. The research shows that 802 of the capital’s 3,261 nurseries, primaries, secondary...

McIlroy defends playing golf with Trump

Rory McIlroy has defended his decision to play golf with Donald Trump after a flood of criticism and abuse, saying it “was, quite simply, a round of golf”. The golf star accepted an offer to join the US president on the fairways at Trump International in...

Miliband: Labour at its weakest for 50 years

David Miliband has thrown himself into Labour’s by-election infighting by declaring the party is at its weakest for 50 years, while also refusing to rule out a comeback. The former foreign secretary and Blairite standard bearer says Labour is now weaker than it...

CCTV shows hit-and-run driver mowing down teen

CCTV footage has emerged of the moment a motorist mounted a pavement and drove into a teenage girl, before speeding away. The video, released by West Midlands Police, shows the victim walking down Bromsgrove Street, Birmingham, with her mother before she is mowed...

Card killer: Is finger pay the new contactless?

Camden Market in north London. A swirl of people hunting for bargains, trends and photo opportunities. And amid it all is a chance to see the future. In a bar called Proud is an unassuming gadget, sitting on the bar and linked to a small screen. It is a...