The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today interrupted their tour of Australia to send a heartfelt message of sympathy to the Duchess of Cornwall following the death of her brother Mark Shand in New York.
A national project to help children with literacy problems has been launched, inspired by the success of the Evening Standard’s Get London Reading campaign.
24 January 2014
Developer Land Securities today said it is pressing ahead with solving the Walkie-Talkie’s solar glare problems and will submit a planning application to affix giant sunshades to its City skyscraper next month.
22 January 2014
A fire has broken out at a house in Hyde Park Gardens Mews, just north of Bayswater Road in Paddington. Eight fire engines and 58 firefighters and officers are at the scene.
21 January 2014
London got off to a misty start today as a thick blanket of fog descended on the capital.
21 January 2014
This shocking footage shows the moment a teenager was stabbed to death in a row on a night bus in London.
15 January 2014
An armed man who was wrestled to the ground by police after threatening to open fire at customers in a fast-food joint will have his case heard at court today.
14 January 2014
An armed man had to be wrestled to the ground by police officers after he threatened to open fire at staff and customers in a kebab shop in Tulse Hill.
12 January 2014
Hundreds of rape allegations dismissed by police will be examined by law experts in a new Scotland Yard bid to catch more offenders and encourage victims to come forward.
07 January 2014
Tough Young Teachers: Trainees face their hardest lesson yet as they star in reality show about life at London's inner city schools
A group of London trainee teachers are starring in a documentary that exposes the gruelling reality of life in the classroom for new recruits.
06 January 2014
Two men have been charged with attempted murder after a man was stabbed while heading to his mother's house for Christmas lunch.
02 January 2014
- Father in New Malden child deaths tragedy 'beyond shock' as he flies back to UK
- Real Madrid prepare lucrative deal to beat Liverpool in race for Chelsea's Ashley Cole
- Mark Shand: Duchess of Cornwall's brother dead after fall in New York
- Victim of stabbing in Mortlake tapas restaurant was member of Fiennes family
- Worst dressed celebrities: Who dressed like a dog's dinner this week? We show and tell...
- Nigel Farage insists Ukip posters are not racist even if they upset 'chattering classes'
- David Cameron accused of fostering division by claiming Britain is a Christian country
- Tube boss accuses RMT of being stuck in past after union votes for new strikes
- Cardinal slams 'alarmist' immigration rhetoric on Ukip poster campaign
- London hairdresser 'targeted by North Korean embassy officials over Kim Jong-un discount'
- Three injured after ceiling collapses at Virgin Active gym in west London
- The Standard leads rush to adopt a .London web address
- Joan as Police Woman, Village Underground - music review
- Owner of 'worst hotel in Britain' banned after mice move in