Airport expansion decision on hold
A decision on airport expansion in south-eastern England is to be delayed until "at least October", Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin says.
Boris Johnson rules himself out of Conservative leader race
Former London mayor Boris Johnson has ruled himself out of the race to be the next Conservative leader and prime minister.
Regina Edwards sentenced to life for strangling her mother
A woman who strangled her mother because she thought she was a "witch" pleads guilty to manslaughter.
Second Gatwick runway 'threat to heritage', campaigners warn
Building a second runway at Gatwick Airport would be "the biggest destruction of British heritage since the Blitz", say conservationists.
Mary Seacole statue unveiled in London
The 'first' UK memorial statue honouring a named black woman is unveiled in the garden of St Thomas' Hospital in London.
More than half of emergency crews live outside the capital
More than half of London's emergency workers live outside the city, raising fears about their response time to a major incident, claims a new report.