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  • Message of love takes on rise in racial abuse

    FLOWERS and stickers were handed out outside London stations yesterday to show solidarity with people affected by post-EU referendum discrimination and abuse.

    The “unity events” organised by community group London Citizens spread messages such as “Love London, no room...

    Tuesday 5th Jul 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Building sights for sore eyes

    From a service station in Gloucester to a refurbished music hall in London’s East End, RIBA’s prize-winners this year are just the job, writes James Walsh

    Tuesday 5th Jul 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Arts

  • Air pollution too high at 100s of London schools

    HUNDREDS of London schools have toxic levels of air pollution with those in deprived areas worst affected, new figures showed yesterday.

    Newly elected Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan said the 400 schools affected across the capital show an “ongoing crisis” across the city.


    Saturday 2nd Jul 2016

    posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain

  • A fantastic love letter to London

    The Whispering Swarm
    by Michael Moorcock
    (Gollancz, £9.99)

    FEW writers are as prolific and innovative as Michael Moorcock, author of more than 100 works of SF, fantasy, historical fiction, crime, literary fiction,...

    Tuesday 28th Jun 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Arts

  • Parliament caterers’ poor pay

    CATERING staff at the Houses of Parliament are being forced to work double shifts “simply to make ends meet,” an MP claimed yesterday.

    Labour’s Christian Matheson said he was concerned about the ability of employees to get by on their current wage.

    The House...

    Friday 10th Jun 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • GMB Conference: London rent ‘has shot up by 50% in five years’

    RENTS have soared by a “scandalous” 50 per cent under the Tories in some parts of the capital, GMB Congress heard yesterday.

    New research by the general union shows that average monthly payments for one bedroom flats have gone up by more than 30 per cent in 11 London...

    Tuesday 7th Jun 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Ex-mayor Johnson’s pollution cover-up

    THE damaging effects of air pollution near deprived schools in London were covered up by Tory former mayor Boris Johnson, new Mayor Sadiq Khan said yesterday.

    The Greater London Authority commissioned an environmental consultancy to compile the report in 2013 using data from Kings...

    Wednesday 18th May 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • London ‘hopper fare’ allows more bus journeys in an hour

    LONDON bus passengers will soon be able to make an additional journey for free with a new one-hour ticket announced yesterday by new Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan.

    The “hopper” fare allows commuters to take more than one bus within an hour of using their Oyster card or bank card...

    Wednesday 11th May 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Victims of domestic violence remembered outside London’s City Hall

    ACTIVISTS laid flowers outside London’s City Hall yesterday in remembrance of all the women who have died after being turned away from the capital’s disappearing domestic violence refuges.

    Members of Sisters Uncut stood outside the office of newly elected London Mayor Sadiq...

    Tuesday 10th May 2016

    posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain

  • Commuters held back as fire engulfs Vauxhall

    A HUGE fire that started shortly before 3am at Vauxhall station in south London yesterday caused severe disruption for passengers travelling to and from the city.

    Four out of eight tracks were closed and firefighters extinguished the flames by 8.20am. The cause of the fire is being...

    Friday 6th May 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain