People in Harrow have the highest risk of getting type two diabetes in the country.
14% of people in the borough and over 700,000 in the capital are at risk of getting the disease.
Shopkeepers in a north London shopping centre have signed an agreement to end the sale of beer over 6% proof.Read the full story ›
A council in London has become the first in the country to ban the use and supply of laughing gas, with users facing a £1,000 fine.Read the full story ›
Adam Stokes 'violently mishandled' his baby Scarlett Stokes-Craig, causing a bleed on the brain.Read the full story ›
Five-year-old Yusuf Abdismad died from meningitis in January after a mix-up between emergency operators, it has emerged.Read the full story ›
A healthy retired nurse has ended her life at a Swiss suicide clinic because she did not want to become old.Read the full story ›
The duo most famous for their 1991 hit "I'm too sexy" are urging people to get tested for Hepatitis C.Read the full story ›
London band Right Said Fred have launched a campaign to encourage people to get tested for Hepatitis C.
The band, who are famous for the song "I'm Too Sexy", have made a documentary about being tested. In it they discuss how their lifestyle choices have put them at a higher risk of contracting the disease.
The most common cause of infection is the sharing of needles to inject recreational drugs. But the band says there are risks associated with anabolic steroid use, tattoos, piercings or acupuncture which are less commonly known and need to be exposed.
It's estimated that over 60,000 people have been infected with hepatitis C in London.
14-year-old Alexandria Batchelor opened a giant waterslide at London's Alexandria Palace this weekend, run by Cancer Research UK.
Hundreds of people enjoyed the giant, three land water slide yesterday, and all the money raised is to support research for better and kinder treatments for children and young people with cancer.
Every year around 220 children are diagnosed with cancer in London.
SlideRider was so much fun, I couldn’t wait to go again.
It was a big honour to be the first person to try it in London and I think it’s great the money raised from today will help fund research into cures and kinder treatment for children and young people with cancer.
Karan Kapoor accompanied the picture with an open letter on Facebook showing ow part of his pay is significantly less than the minimum wage.Read the full story ›