Live updates

'Londoners don't want to drive buses' says bus company

Credit: PA

A bus company has reportedly said it is having to look abroad to recruit drivers - because not enough people in the capital are interested in the job.

Go-ahead, which is the largest operator in London, has employed 39 people from Romania because it has been unable to fill the positions, which pay £10.50 an hour.

The new recruits are currently receiving training.

Advertisement

38 arrests made during Notting Hill Carnival

Credit: ITV London

Thirty-eight people have been arrested today at the Notting Hill Carnival which attracted up to a million people.

Ten people were arrested for drug offences, two for sexual offences and three for criminal damage.

Other offences includes grievous bodily harm, possession of an offensive weapon and public order.

Yesterday a 15-year-old boy was charged for possessing a knife and banned from attending the Carnival.

He will appear in court in mid-September.

Advertisement

Picket lines drawn over new high speed trains

Credit: RMT

Picket lines were drawn today outside Paddington station over proposals to introduce new trains.

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union at First Great Western are walking out for three days over the bank holiday weekend.

The union is in dispute over new high-speed trains which it says will hit jobs and on-board catering.

But the train company said there would be no job losses.

Load more updates Back to top