New figures from the Daycare Trust show that some parents in London are forking out more for a nursery place than if their child was attending a top public boarding school.
A full time place at the capital's costliest nursery this year will set you back £42,000 - 25% more than a place at a school like Charterhouse which charges £30,574 a year.
More top news
The threat level has been raised to critical by MI5's Counter-Terrorism Analysis Centre.
Sam Allardyce has quit as manager of Crystal Palace and retired from football management.
Authorities named Salman Abedi as the suspected attacker who detonated a bomb at the Manchester Arena.