Today is 'Buy Nothing Day,' and a campaign is challenging consumers to refrain from splashing their cash for 24 hours.
The campaign aims to encourage people to 'switch off from shopping and tune into life.' It also wants to get people to consider the ethical and environmental consequences of consumerism. For more information visit the 'Buy Nothing Day' website.
Bright start to Saturday with some nice autumnal sunshine in places. In the sunshine temperatures could reach 13C.
It's another dull start, with patches of mist around which should clear relatively quickly.
For some there will be sunny spells this afternoon and temperatures will be above average for this time of year, reaching 13C.
Not too much rain about but continuing to feel pretty damp due to the low lying cloud. Cloud will lift slightly this afternoon. Temperatures reaching around 11C.
It's a grey and misty start with a thick blanket of low cloud around for most of us. There's a risk of patchy showers this afternoon and will remain misty over higher ground. Top temperatures around 10C.
Misty and chilly start with some patchy outbreaks of rain as the day goes on. Feeling cold for much of the week ahead. Top temperature around 9C.
The Mayor of London has the power to make a profound and lasting difference to the lives of millions of Londoners, and I've made no secret that I've been preparing my plan. But my fervent belief is that London’s best hope for a better future is a Labour Government, so all of my campaigning energy is directed towards helping our Labour candidates in marginal seats win in 2015.
Applications to be Labour’s candidate for Mayor of London don’t open until after the election, so that is the appropriate time for a formal declaration. I’m standing down as MP for Dulwich and West Norwood so that I can fully prepare for meeting that challenge, and I intend to bring a plan for London that will be bold, ambitious, and will meet the aspirations of all Londoners
The British pop artist who designed the Beatles's album cover for Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club is backing a campaign to support the UK'S small businesses. Sir Peter Blake has created a new piece called High Street Heroes for 'Small Business Saturday,' which takes place on December 6th. The artwork is free to download online.
Dull, grey and cloudy start to the day with outbreaks of rain coming in this afternoon. The weekend is looking gloomy and overcast, but temperatures are staying mild.
Misty start to Thursday with plenty of low cloud, but it should be remaining dry. A very settled picture for the next couple of days, but rain to come at the weekend.