The London Mayor has made some forthright comments about extremists in an interview.
Chelsea's Diego Costa will miss three games, including tomorrow's crunch Premier League match against Manchester City, after an Independent Regulatory Commission found he had stamped on Liverpool's Emre Can during a match on Tuesday.
The budget airline EasyJet has said the expansion of Heathrow would ensure long-haul airlines stay in the UK instead of using airports abroad:
However, the airline did not think expansion would work at Gatwick:
Gatwick though responded, saying environmental factors will also have to be taken into account:
The Met Police has released a CCTV image of a man they want to talk to after a woman was sexually assaulted in a Travelodge in Stratford. The man had invited the victim to a party on the 14th of March last year but she was then assaulted in a bathroom.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Metropolitan Police Service on 101 quoting ref: 5308685/14. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
The budget airline EasyJet has said it is backing a plan to expand Heathrow Airport despite the fact that its biggest base is currently at Gatwick. An Airports Commission, set up by the Government, is currently examining which of the two airports should be expanded to improve Britain's passenger capacity. EasyJet operates from four airports in the UK but has told the Commission that it prefers Heathrow.
A crane arm damaged three cars in Farnham in Surrey after its hydraulics failed. Surrey Police posted this photo of the damage which occured at 5.30 this morning. There were no injuries but the road had to be closed for several hours.
The Barbican cinema is offering a Parent and Baby screening of the adult erotica film Fifty Shades of Grey. The movie is based on the bestselling book by E L James about the sexual relationship between a young woman and a mysterious billionaire. It is released in cinemas in two weeks time and is expected to get an 18 rating.
Not every Twitter user thought the screening was a good idea:
The ship that carried Sir Winston Churchill to his final resting place 50 years ago will return to the Thames today to recreate the journey.
- 9am: A remembrance service and wreath-laying ceremony will take place at the Houses of Parliament
- 12:45pm: Tower Bridge will be raised and Havengore will retrace Churchill's final journey with members of his family on board. The ship will sail upriver with an escort of boats from Trinity House, the Port of London Authority, the River Police and the RNLI
- 1:15pm: Havengore reaches the Houses of Parliament where a short service will take place on board and a wreath will be layed in the waters opposite the Palace of Westminster
- 6pm: Westminster Abbey will hold a ceremony and flowers will be laid on its green-marble memorial stone that was unveiled by the Queen in his honour
The former Tottenham footballer has said he is not giving up his bid to be president of football's governing body FIFA. The Frenchman launched his Team Ginola campaign two weeks ago though his bid was criticised after he admitted he was being paid £250,000 by a bookmaker to stand. Yesterday, the bid looked to be over when this message appeared on the bid's website:
However, Ginola later tweeted this:
However, Ginola needs to get support from five FIFA member associations to become an official candidate which is unlikely to happen. The Football Association has decided to back the Jordanian candidate Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein.
Record numbers of students have applied for university this year, with London leading the way with the largest increase in applications. The number of students applying in the capital is 23% higher than the national average.
18-year-olds living in London were over 40% more likely to apply than those living in the North East, and 25% more likely to apply compared to the rest of England.