- Britain First and EDL protesters clash with Muslim worshippers outside London mosque
Far-right protesters today staged a demonstration outside a London mosque as worshippers attended Friday prayers. Around 100 members of Britain First and the English Defence League held a demonstration outside the London Central Mosque and Islamic Cultural Centre near Regent\'s Park.
- Cameron was robotic but Sturgeon impressed – London focus group\'s verdict on leaders\' debate
The contrast with Nick Clegg’s breakthrough starring role in the 2010 election TV debates couldn’t have been more apparent from the start. Even before the leader of the Liberal Democrats opened his mouth, his appearance last night was greeted with guffaws and eyeball-rolling from part of a focus group gathered for the Guardian by the qualitative polling firm BritainThinks.
- Holborn Fire Pictures Show Aftermath As Blaze Continues To Burn Under London
Londoners could be forgiven for feeling a little hot under foot today as the city continued to burn underground following a huge electrical fire in Holborn. Smoke continued to rise from the pavement despite fire crews’ overnight efforts to calm the blaze. The fire in a cable tunnel on Kingsway, central London, caused carnage across the capital yesterday with smokey blackouts affecting many areas of the city’s centre.
- Homeless tenant wins Supreme Court battle to stay in London
A woman left homeless when she could no longer afford the rent on her London home has won a legal battle against attempts to move her out of the city. Titina Nzolameso was offered a property in Bletchley, near Milton Keynes, after the government\'s benefits cap made her Westminster rent unaffordable. When she refused to leave, Westminster City Council decided its legal duty to her had ended - leaving her homeless.
- Living near Waitrose \'increases value of homes by up to £39k\'
Living near a Waitrose can boost the value of your home by as much as £38,831, according to a report. London homes near other supermarket chains including Sainsbury\'s, Tesco, Marks and Spencer or the Co-operative are also typically more expensive, research by Lloyds Bank has found.