Lumo train launch live: Is it faster than a plane between between London and Edinburgh?- Tempemail

It’s the race I really don’t want to win. At 10.45am, I will wave off the very first passenger train from the new Anglo-Scottish train operator, Lumo, from London King’s Cross. Just over four-and-a-half hours later the shiny train is scheduled to arrive at Edinburgh Waverley. And I may be Continue Reading

‘Very polite, very kind’: Neighbours’ ‘shock’ as police search London flat in Sir David Amess murder probe- Tempemail

Forty miles from the church in Leigh-on-Sea where Tory MP Sir David Amess was fatally stabbed, police officers spent Sunday morning searching a north London flat believed to have been home to the suspect in that case. Detectives wearing blue latex gloves were seen entering the three-storey Victorian townhouse on Continue Reading

Westfield Stratford fire: London shopping centre evacuated after blaze- Tempemail

A shopping centre in London has been evacuated after a fire broke out in a store, emergency services have said. Eight fire engines and some 60 firefighters were rushed to Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford on Sunday, according to the London Fire Brigade. The shopping centre was evacuated and no Continue Reading

London Night Tube will start running again next month, Sadiq Khan confirms- Tempemail

London mayor Sadiq Khan has confirmed the Night Tube will start running again on 27th November. The decision comes after thousands of people signed a petition to re-instate it following the sentencing of Sarah Everard’s killer. The Night Tube will resume on the Central and Victoria lines from late November. Continue Reading

One in three gangland murders in London linked to drill music, report finds- Tempemail

One in three London homicides in 2018 was linked to drill music, a Policy Exchange report has found. The report analyses a decade of knife crime data, pointing to the role of drill music, social media, revenge attacks and a failure of police strategy in the rise of gang violence. Continue Reading

‘Creepy’ Channel 4 Naked Attraction London bus ads to be removed | Channel 4- Tempemail

A “creepy” advert that suggests someone on a bus “loves being naked” is to be pulled, following a social media backlash over the campaign for the new series of the Channel 4 show Naked Attraction Transport for London said it would remove the advertising campaign from the side of double-deckers Continue Reading

TikTok opens first pop-up venue in UK at Westfield London | TikTok- Tempemail

TikTok has opened its first pop-up venue in the UK, allowing fans to interact with influencers who have found success via the social media app and try to create their own mini-films. The app, which allows users to create and share short videos soundtracked with music, has partnered with the Continue Reading

Australian man Craig Wright who says he created bitcoin takes £4bn claim to London high court | Bitcoin

An Australian computer scientist who claims he created bitcoin has launched a London high court lawsuit against 16 software developers in an effort to secure bitcoin worth around £4bn pounds (A$5.7bn) he says he owns. In a case that was promptly labelled “bogus” by one defendant, Craig Wright is demanding Continue Reading

How YouTubers turned running for London mayor into content | London mayoral election 2021

Niko Omilana will not be elected mayor of London next week. But the 23-year-old YouTuber prankster and mayoral candidate, who is currently polling just behind the Lib Dems and the Greens, is still likely to emerge from the contest as a winner. “Content is his priority,” said Omilana’s manager, Grace Continue Reading