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Image copyright Met Police Image caption Sudesh Amman was under covert surveillance when he stabbed two people in south London on Sunday The threat from terrorism is “not diminishing”, the head of UK counter-terror policing has warned, as he praised covert officers’ response to the Streatham attack. Officers “calmly ran forward” and prevented more people […]

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Image copyright AFP Hundreds of British citizens being flown back to the UK from Wuhan on Thursday will be put in quarantine for two weeks on their arrival. It is believed passengers will be required to sign a contract agreeing to commit to the quarantine period. It comes as British Airways suspended all direct flights […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC’s David Sillito looks back at the Welsh comic actor, writer and director’s life Monty Python stars have led the tributes to their co-star Terry Jones, who has died at the age of 77. The Welsh actor and writer played a variety of characters in the […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Fire services in England suffer from a “toxic” culture, with some firefighters not treating colleagues with “enough humanity”, a watchdog chief has said. Inspectors uncovered cases of bullying and harassment at some services, while some staff were said to find the poor treatment of others to be “amusing”. It is the […]

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Image copyright Facebook/LinkedIn Image caption Mohammed Reza Kadkhoda Zadeh, Sam Zokaei and Saeed Tahmasebi were all on board Tributes have been paid to three British nationals who died when a Ukrainian plane crashed in Iran. Mohammed Reza Kadkhoda Zadeh, who owned a dry cleaners, BP engineer Sam Zokaei and PhD student and engineer Saeed Tahmasebi […]

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Connor Wickham’s strike was waved offside on the field but awarded by VAR Crystal Palace substitute Connor Wickham scored a late equaliser awarded by video assistant referee to deny bottom side Norwich a much-needed victory at Carrow Road. Wickham’s strike after turning in Wilfried Zaha’s cross was initially disallowed for offside, but a check by […]

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Image caption Sadiq Khan helped serve 100 Christmas Dinners to guests at City Hall Christmas dinners have been served to Londoners who are reliant on the city’s homelessness services. Hairdressers and opticians were also made available at City Hall before guests were given a three-course meal. Last year, 8,855 people were seen rough sleeping in […]

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The streets of Westminster have some of the highest number of rough sleepers in the UK. But, the borough council’s outreach team is out every night of the year finding those people and offering them support to get them off the street, hopefully for good BBC London spent the evening with Robert White, who leads […]

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Image copyright PA Media Image caption Conservationist David Bellamy died on Wednesday, the foundation he formed said Naturalist and broadcaster David Bellamy has died aged 86, the Conservation Foundation he formed says. London-born Bellamy, who became a household name as a TV personality, scientist and conservationist, died on Wednesday, according to the foundation. His colleague, […]

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Follow live text and reaction to all Wednesday’s Premier League matches TEAM NEWS Wolves are likely to recall defender Romain Saiss, who was banned for Sunday’s game against Sheffield United. Ryan Bennett is again doubtful due to a groin problem, while Morgan Gibbs-White is out with an ongoing back issue. West Ham are expected to […]

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