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Uber Eats drivers stage protest over pay at company's east London offices A large group of Uber Eats drivers blocked a road in east London today as they staged a protest over pay. Protesters said it was a spontaneous show of action against the company, as drivers claimed rates for every delivery had been reduced without it being agreed first.

Widow of Westminster Bridge attacker Khalid Masood tells inquest 'I was married to evil' The widow of Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood said she could not believe she had been married to someone so "evil" as she tearfully apologised to his victims at their inquest. She apologised for not being "more vigilant" of her husband before the 52-year-old killed four pedestrians and a policeman in a car and knife rampage in March last year.

Three in four students from London will be from ethnic minorities in 'hyper-diversity' era Almost three-quarters of London based students who enter university will be from ethnic minorities by end of the next decade, according to new research.

Bowie-inspired bar marks Ziggy Stardust's 'last supper' These are external links and will open in a new window. Share this with. Copy this link. These are external links and will open in a new window. Share this with. Copy this link. These are external links and will open in a new window. In 1973, David Bowie threw a party to bid farewell to alter-ego Ziggy Stardust.

Misi Restaurant - Eat and Drink - New York - London on the Inside Misi is a new pasta restaurant in Brooklyn, New York from acclaimed chef Missy Robbins, also behind Lilia. Pasta, wine, gelato, and good vibes.

This is why Black History month won't be celebrated in Hillingdon Labour Party demands that Hillingdon Council re-introduce events to mark Black History Month fell on deaf ears despite impassioned demands from Labour councillors that the events be reinstated. Black History Month is a worldwide celebration and commemoration of the role black people play and have played in our nations and communities.

Uber Eats couriers shut down major London roads in protest demanding £5 minimum per delivery Hundreds of Uber Eats couriers have abandoned deliveries and brought traffic to a standstill in London as they protest over pay. Motorbike and moped riders blocked the roads outside the company's UK headquarters in Aldgate East for the second day in a demonstration over changes which they said meant a cut to the minimum delivery rate.

County Championship: Somerset battle on third day against Surrey James Hildreth and Azhar Ali struck half-centuries as Somerset battled back on day three, although Surrey are still in command of their match at Taunton. Resuming on 122-9, Josh Davey pushed the hosts towards 146 all out.

County Championship: Middlesex build lead over Derbyshire after Critchley century Middlesex finish day three 327 runs ahead of Derbyshire at Lord's after Matthew Critchley scores a ton for the visitors.

Pop-ups in London - 21st - 28th September 2018 Want something further into the future? The look at the Booking Ahead page I have created a weekly newsletter to feature news about all of the latest and best pop-up and temporary things in London. Please sign up below! Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to Pinterest What's local to me?

Hammersmith school evacuated for bomb scare which turned out to be a "household item" A Hammersmith Catholic school was evacuated due to reports of a possible unexploded bomb - that then turned out to be a "non-suspicious household item".

Tim Burke obituary The activist, film-maker, writer, agent provocateur and flaneur, my friend Tim Burke, who has taken his own life aged 55, fought hard for "justice 4 Grenfell". He was profoundly affected by the Grenfell Tower fire in west London, and continually railed against what he saw as the venality of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Idris Elba to Open Cocktail Bar - Eat and Drink - London On The Inside Well this is a random one… Idris Elba is opening a bar inside The Waldorf Hilton along with Lee and Nicky Caulfield. Didn't see that one coming!

Moped gang filmed robbing pensioner's £25,000 Rolex on busy high street A moped gang were filmed robbing a pensioner at knifepoint in north London. A shocking video showed two masked men stealing a £25,000 Rolex Daytona from a 64-year-old man and then making their escape on grey and white mopeds. The incident happened on St John's Wood High Street, on September 7, at around 7.45pm.

50% off wright brothers soho The Soho branch of Wright Brothers has had a little makeover, with a new look, a new menu and new barrel-aged cocktails, and it's re-opening the doors this October.

Beatles Abbey Road: Deliveroo driver hit by van as journalist films road crossing safety report Residents living near the Abbey Road crossing made famous by an iconic Beatles album cover are calling for speed controls to slow down drivers. A Deliveroo driver was hit by a courier van at the crossing within minutes of the Local Democracy Reporting Service arriving to film the story.

A Wild Glitter-Fuelled Party Is Coming To Ping-Pong Bar Bounce In the blue corner, BOUNCE - Farringdon's irresistibly fun cocktail-bar-meets-ping-pong hall. They've got awesome drinks, glowing decor, amazingly high-tech 'Wonderball' technology and some of the best vibes in Farringdon. In the red corner, Cirque du Soul - the sickest travelling music party on the planet!

Uber Eats couriers' pay protest brings traffic to a halt in central London Motorcyclists block roads outside HQ for second day asking for £5 per delivery minimum.

I was married to evil, admits widow of Westminster attacker Read I was married to evil, admits widow of Westminster attacker latest on ITV News. All the news.

Heavily pregnant woman left stranded after 'Gumtree customer stole her Mercedes' Kamar Williams allegedly took the Mercedes CLA 220 after agreeing to buy it from Suraiya Begum on March 28 last year.

London only has one home on sale for £100,000 or less But there is still an affordability issue in London, particularly for people on average UK wages." It calculated that someone on an average salary would have to save for a deposit of nearly £20,000 and secure a mortgage of three times their earnings in order to be able to buy the studio flat.

Grenfell fire commander feared residents would die if evacuated Mr Walton said he did not expect combustible cladding to be allowed on any tall building in the UK. But material of "limited combustibility" is permitted under building regulations. This misunderstanding led to brief confusion when the officer thought balconies were on fire at Grenfell Tower.

Mother of Westminster attacker says her son had 'fiery personality' How are the children?' "I could put my phone down, walk across the room and make a cup of tea and he would still be on." She said that she had no recollection of her son having "extremist views" or expressing views that were hostile towards the west, however.

Things To Do Today In London: Friday 21 September 2018 With structural remains that date back to ancient history still in existence, this unique walking tour takes in Lost London in all its former glory. From the Titanic booking office to the graveyards of man's best friend, you'll discover the weird and wonderful places that used to exist in the capital but are now only committed to memory.

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