Nick Kamen’s ex Amanda de Cadenet pays tribute to the late model

Nick Kamen’s ex-girlfriend Amanda de Cadenet paid tribute to the Levi’s launderette model following his death from bone marrow cancer aged 59. The Essex-born model, real name Ivor Neville Kamen, died at his £1million flat in Notting Hill, West London, on Tuesday. A swathe of celebrities, including Madonna, have since shared messages remembering the ‘most beautiful’ … Read more

FTSE 100 set to pause after surge to 12 month highs

T he FTSE 100 was set to pause for breath today after Londonshares rallied with their biggest daily gains in two months on Wednesday. Having leaped 116 points, or 1.7%, to finish comfortably above the 7000 mark yesterday, traders were predicting a slow start to the session this morning. Futures markets indicated the FTSE would … Read more

what time do polls open and who are the candidates running against Sadiq Khan?

Will Sadiq Khan win a second term as London mayor? As of May 5, Mr Khan is currently leading polls, with 62 per cent to Mr Bailey’s 38 per cent in the second round of polls, according to recent Politico survey data.  How can I vote for the next London mayor? You can vote in person at your … Read more

Usdaw begins High Court ‘fire and rehire’ fight with Tesco

A union has begun a High Court fight with Tesco after complaining that workers at distribution centres are at risk of losing money as a result of a “fire and rehire” process. Usdaw says Tesco is acting “unconscionably” by trying to “unilaterally remove” workers’ entitlement to retained pay. Lawyers representing the union told a judge … Read more

Collection of trading tokens – including ones minted in year of famous 1666 blaze – to fetch £20,000

A collection of battered 17th century trading tokens, including ones minted in the year of the Great Fire of London in 1666, could fetch £20,000 at auction.   Roger Green, who is from Kent, spent 35 years collecting the tokens on the muddy banks of the River Thames. They were issued by traders instead of money … Read more

Latest hearing in High Court battle between Meghan and Mail On Sunday

T he High Court is set to hear the latest round in the legal battle between the Duchess of Sussex and The Mail On Sunday over the publication of a “personal and private” letter to her estranged father. Meghan 39, sued Associated Newspapers Limited (ANL), the publisher of The Mail On Sunday and MailOnline over … Read more

Coronavirus measures in place as G7 foreign ministers meet

M inisters from the G7 group of industrialised nations have discussed how to respond to the rise of China as they held their first face-to-face meeting in more than two years. Dominic Raab welcomed his counterparts to London for a meeting held with strict coronavirus restrictions. The Foreign Secretary and the other ministers were separated … Read more

Unattended cooking causes early morning house fire: London Fire Department – London

Unattended cooking is getting the blame following a house fire in east London early Tuesday. Fire crews responded to a two-storey home on Bonaventure Drive just after midnight. Platoon Chief Kirk Loveland says they encountered heavy smoke when they arrived. Read more: London fire, police raise alarm over rise in empty-building arson cases “Crews conducted … Read more

Michael Houser gets first NHL start, first NHL win and is named game’s first star – London

Monica and Bill Houser were at home Monday morning when both of their phones went off at the same time. Both of them received the same text from their son. It contained three words: “I’m starting tonight.” The words sunk in immediately. Hours after that text arrived, Monica and Bill and Michael’s brother Alex watched … Read more

Firefighters control blaze on Thames island

F irefighters have brought a blaze on an island in the River Thames in south-west London under control. Crews were called to Platt’s Eyot island in Hampton Richmond upon Thames, soon before 5.15pm to reports of two industrial units on fire, London Fire Brigade (LFB) said in a statement. Some 15 fire engines were at … Read more