An increasing number of rare species of fish have been discovered in the River Thames, the fish population survey has revealed.Read the full story ›
Campaigners for safe cycling in London are holding a flash protest outside Bank station this morning.
It follows the death of 26-year-old Ying Tao near the Bank of England earlier this week.
She is the eighth cyclist to die on the capital's roads this year.
The London Cycling Campaign is calling for more safe routes across the capital.
More than 1,000 people are expected to take part in the World Naked Bike Ride when it returns to the streets of London later today.
The ride, which aims to raise awareness of cycling safety issues, will start from six different points around the capital this afternoon.
These include West Norwood, Tower Hill, Kings Cross, Regent's Park and Hyde Park.
A app showing the most toxic areas on days of high pollution has been released by the City of London so they can be avoided.Read the full story ›
High levels of air pollution are to hit central London today.
The warm weather is pulling hot air in from France, bringing dense smog with it.
Older people and those with asthma or lung problems are being urged to take extra care.
Teams of air quality wardens will be out in force today busting the myths around engine idling to crack down on air pollution sweeping across London. It comes as Westminster Council announces their parking wardens will fine motorists who are idling £20 if they don't switch off their engines from May 1st. The City of London Corporation says air pollution contributes to the premature deaths of 4,000 Londoners each year.
Several famous London landmarks lost their illuminations for an hour last night as part of a charity campaign to highlight climate change.Read the full story ›
London Zoo is welcoming a new troupe of ring-tailed lemurs. Visitors will be able to walk through the enclosure and watch them up close. The animals are classified as endangered and the zoo wants to provide an insight into the threats they face in the wild.
A near-total eclipse of the sun has begun, but cloud cover across much of London is disappointing many.Read the full story ›
In just a couple of hours' time, London will be cast into shadow due to a partial solar eclipse.
Around 85% of the sun will be blocked as the moon moves between it, and earth.
It'll start at around twenty to nine this morning - but people are urged not to look directly at it.