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Image copyright Tanya O’Connell Image caption Tanya O’Connell said the lack of water delayed her taking medication while she recovered at home from an operation Schools have been closed and hospital appointments cancelled due to a burst pipe that has left 100,000 properties in London with little or no water. Thames Water said the fault […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLocal resident: “The whole thing was an inferno”. A barbecue on a balcony could have caused a block of flats to be engulfed by fire, according to its builders. Twenty flats with wooden balconies were destroyed and 10 more damaged in Sunday’s fire in Barking, east London. […]

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Justin Edinburgh, who has died aged 49, managed sides in three Wembley finals Leyton Orient manager Justin Edinburgh has died at the age of 49 – five days after suffering a cardiac arrest. Edinburgh, who guided Orient back into the English Football League in 2018-19, had been taken to hospital on Monday. “We are completely […]

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Image copyright GoFundMe Image caption Edir Frederico Da Costa died on 21 June 2017 The death of a man six days after he was restrained by police was a result of “misadventure”, a jury has found. Edir Frederico Da Costa died after being stopped by officers in east London in 2017, having put 88 wraps […]

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President Trump is on the second day of his three-day state visit to the UK, joined by his wife, First Lady Melania Trump. Mr and Mrs Trump visited Downing Street for talks with Prime Minister Theresa May and will attend an evening banquet at Winfield House, the London residence of the US ambassador. Day one […]

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Sussex seamer David Wiese tore through Middlesex’s top order Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Lord’s (day one) Middlesex 138: Harris 38*; Wiese 5-26 Sussex 169-4: Salt 50; Murtagh 3-34 Sussex (3 pts) lead Middlesex (1 pt) by 31 runs Scorecard Middlesex were skittled for just 138 by Sussex on day one as the visitors took […]

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Image copyright Reuters British retail tycoon Sir Philip Green has been charged in the US with four counts of misdemeanour assault. The charges come after a fitness instructor in Arizona alleged that he repeatedly touched her inappropriately. The incidents, which Sir Philip has previously denied, allegedly occurred at the Canyon Ranch resort in Tucson in […]

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Rain prevented play for much of the third day at New Road Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Blackfinch New Road (day three): Middlesex 221 & 287-6: Malan 124, Gubbins 91 Worcestershire 156: Ferguson 37; Helm 5-36 Middlesex (4 pts) lead Worcestershire (3 pts) by 260 runs Scorecard Middlesex were frustrated by the weather as rain […]

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Captain Dawid Malan top-scored for Middlesex with 45 Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Blackfinch New Road (day one): Middlesex 221: Malan 45; Tongue 3-49, Morris 3-53 Worcestershire 64-3: Ferguson 37; Helm 2-14 Worcestershire (3 pts) trail Middlesex (2 pts) by 157 runs Scorecard The opening day of Worcestershire’s Division Two match against Middlesex at New […]

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Nick Tompkins’ hat-trick was just the second in a Premiership semi-final – Matt Banahan’s treble for Bath against Leicester in 2015 the other Gallagher Premiership Saracens (23) 44 Tries: Maitland, Spencer, Williams, Tompkins 3 Cons: Farrell 4 Pens: Farrell 2 Gloucester (7) 19 Tries: Morgan, Dreyer, Ludlow Cons: Twelvetrees 2 Pens: Nick Tompkins’ second-half hat-trick […]

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