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.
Islington will trial solar-powered bins. Thirty of them will be put in litter hotspots. The solar panels power a crushing mechanism inside the bins, meaning they can hold more waste.
When full - a signal is sent back to the council to say when each bin needs emptying.
City Hall will be more like the Dragons' Den today as students battle it out to win £20,000.
Contestants will have to pitch their own low-carbon business plan.
The prize money will go towards launching the winning idea.
Ten student groups have made the shortlist, with ideas ranging from eco-friendly bus shelters, to energy saving smart plugs and converting old bangers into electric cars.
If you enjoyed our relatively warm winter be warned - so did the slugs and snails. Millions are on their way to a garden near you.Read the full story ›
More than 5,000 protesters have gathered outside Parliament in London calling on politicians to take tougher action on climate change.
Crowds of environmental activists cheered as a host of speakers including Vivienne Westwood, who appeared via video link, and Green Party MP Caroline Lucas attacked the Government and accused it of not taking action.