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Sweltering Londoners pray for rain in hilarious Twitter thread as heatwave shows no sign of letting up

Sweltering Londoners have prayed for rain in a hilarious Twitter thread as the Met Office predicted the capital would sizzle in 34C heat.<p>Hundreds of …

UK News

Family blocked from going on summer holiday because easyJet staff wrongly refuse passport

A family was prevented from going on their summer holiday when airport staff wrongly disputed the mother’s immigration status and stopped them …

Flying

Ealing death: Young woman found fatally injured outside pizzeria 'died from hanging'

A young woman who was found fatally injured outside her family’s pizzeria died from hanging, police have said.<p>Police were called to Uxbridge Road in …

UK News

London tube ‘rock star’ belts out Deep Purple songs like no one’s listening

A London tube ‘rock star’ was filmed belting out Deep Purple songs without a care in the world.<p>Facing the door while travelling with the Metropolitan …

London Public Transport

David Beckham's broke nephew says he's been 'frozen out of the family while Brooklyn and Romeo live the high life'

DAVID Beckham’s skint teenage nephew claims he has been frozen out from the England footie legend’s family.<p>Freddie Every, 17, grew up playing with …

David Beckham

Britain's Prince George celebrates his fifth birthday

LONDON (Reuters) - A picture of a smiling Prince George was released by Britain’s royal family on Saturday as Queen Elizabeth’s great grandson, who is third in line to the throne, prepares to celebrate his fifth birthday.<p>Britain's Prince George, son of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of …

Prince William

The best Indian restaurants in Croydon according to TripAdvisor

Nothing could be more British than sitting down to feast on the phenomenal flavours of Indian cuisine.<p>Whether it’s treating yourself to a takeaway in …

Croydon

Take Me Out's Bianca Maria leaves NOTHING to the imagination as she shops for milk in sexy underwear

She's hardly the shy and retiring type.<p>So it's perhaps not surprising that Take Me Out's Bianca Maria caused a sensation in her local community, this …

Celebrity (UK)

Eden Hazard transfer: Chelsea warn Real Madrid they won't be bullied into selling - even for £170million

Chelsea have told Real Madrid they will not be bullied into selling Eden Hazard – even for £170million.<p>The brilliant Belgian is on Real’s wishlist …

Soccer

West Ham midfielder Pedro Obiang is keen on a return to Italy with former club Sampdoria interested

• <b>Sampdoria are interested in signing West Ham midfiedler Pedro Obiang</b>• <b><br>Obiang is keen on a return to Italy with Manuel Pellegrini reshaping his</b> …

Soccer

‘It’s not the easiest’: Mark Wright gets brutally honest about his long-distance marriage to Michelle Keegan

<b>Mark Wright</b> has opened up about his long-distance relationship with wife <b>Michelle Keegan</b> in a candid interview.<p>The couple, who have spent most of the …

Celebrity (UK)

Drone footage shows twin skyscrapers taking shape as Barking's £2bn 'mini-Manhattan' transformation gets under way

New drone footage shows two skyscrapers starting to take shape as part of a £2 billion plan to turn Barking town centre into a “mini-Manhattan”.<p>The …

Skyscrapers

Bell factory that made Big Ben opens to public for one night only

The factory that cast some of the most famous bells in the world, including Big Ben and the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, is opening to the public for one night only.<p>The artist Rachel Pimm will present a performance piece in the the now-closed Whitechapel Bell Foundry on Saturday night, with music …

England

Britain's best school has its SATs results ruled null and void in cheating storm

Britain's best school has its SATs results ruled null and void in cheating storm after 'superhead' takes failing primary to top award<p><b>The results of</b> …

East London

West Ham Set Their Price to Sell Reece Oxford as Manuel Pellegrini Makes Decision on Future

West Ham United have put a price tag of £10m on young star Reece Oxford this summer, and will be prepared to sell the player if the figure is met.<p>The …

Soccer

Love Island's Jack Fowler finally reveals where his accent actually comes from

LOVE Island's Jack Fowler has finally revealed where his accent comes from.<p>The 22-year-old from East London has left viewers stumped with his unusual …

Love Island

Pity Descends Into Pandemonium At Royal Court Theatre

Photo: Helen MurrayFollowing his acclaimed debut in 2014, Rory Mullarkey’s new play Pity sets out to ask “if things really are getting worse and if …

London

Anger as permission is sought to sell alcohol in Wandle Park

Croydon Council is applying for permission to sell alcohol in a popular park sparking fears that it will lead to “vandalism and urinating”.<p>Serious …

Croydon

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For the UK Premiere of GOODNIGHT MISTER TOM

Rehearsal photos have been released from "Goodnight Mr Tom" that opens this week at Southwark Playhouse.<p>After two years in summer residence at the …

South London

West Ham United table £19m bid for Liverpool & Everton summer transfer target - report

West Ham United have reportedly tabled an offer for Besiktas defender Domagoj Vida.<p>The Irons are on the lookout for central defensive reinforcements …

Soccer

Richard Bacon's mum praises NHS staff who brought her presenter son back from a life-threatening coma

The shattered mum of fight-for-life telly host Richard Bacon yesterday told how she feared the worst as she raced to her stricken son’s …

Medicine

Lily Owsley rescues England with late goal against India in Hockey World Cup

Six years ago Lily Owsley was watching inside the Olympic Park when Team GB won bronze in the women’s hockey event and further garlanded a glittering, gleaming summer for British sport. Now she may have played her part in continuing a similar feelgood factor, this time wearing an England shirt, and …

Great Britain

Conquered by dainty Vikings: Tom Parker Bowles reviews St Leonards in Shoreditch, east London

Conquered by dainty Vikings: Tom Parker Bowles explores the 'lithe, lovely' dishes Brunswick House chef Jackson Boxer offers alongside his bearded …

East London

Carefree tube commuter filmed belting out Deep Purple classic Smoke on the Water on busy carriage

A CAREFREE commuter treated fellow train passengers to a Deep Purple classic last night as he belted out Smoke on the Water on a London …

Deep Purple

JULY 21 -28 GIG GUIDE

JULY 21-28 ON SATURDAY Vernies Pub in Cambridge invites ladies to dance the night away at their Hobo-themed Ladies Night which starts at 6pm. …

England

Stunning Selhurst mural transforms neglected corner of Croydon

A new mural on Dagnall Park has been completed

Croydon

Revealed: Roman Abramovich’s demands for Maurizio Sarri

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich stealthily runs a tight ship. He Expects certain behaviour of his Stamford Bridge staff.<p>New manager Maurizio Sarri is …

Soccer

John Terry to retire from playing - and Sky Sports hope to lead him away from management and into the studio

John Terry has called time on his playing career – and may postpone his managerial ambitions for a megabucks role in television.<p>The former Chelsea …

Soccer

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• Open to United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland residents aged 18 or over only, except employees of the Promoter, News Corp UK & Ireland Limited, and …

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