After a bright start for many, clouds will thicken bringing rain for much of the afternoon.Read the full story ›
Colin Pollard also sped up to 80mph in a 40mph zone, driving the wrong way down a slip road and twice around a roundabout.Read the full story ›
Retained firefighter Michael Gaunt, 25, sprang into action when his sporting rival collapsed onto the pitch and went into cardiac arrest.Read the full story ›
Despite being hunted by at least six police forces he has so far managed to give them the slip and carry out a suspected one-man crime wave.Read the full story ›
A new report released today reveals that child hunger and poverty in London are dramatically affecting children's ability to learn.
More than 80 percent of teachers in London say that children are eating the wrong foods in the morning, and most say they can tell just by watching their behaviour at school.
The report, by charity Magic Breakfast, is part of the 'Feed Their Future' campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the impact of child hunger on education.
It also found:
- Over a quarter of London teachers do not believe parents can identify what a nutritious breakfast is
- Nearly 60% of children also do not know what a nutritious breakfast is
- 23% of parents living in the city say that food is getting so expensive they have had to cut down on breakfasts
- Up to 60% of parents let their children eat anything in the morning, just so they eat something
A transition in the weather is underway for Friday and it will turn colder. The weather flip-flops again before next weekRead the full story ›
Police have issued an e-fit image of a man they want to trace after the young girl says she was pushed into bushes and attacked.Read the full story ›
Police in Surrey and Sussex will tweet the names of everybody charged for being drunk behind the wheel.Read the full story ›
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.