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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lockdown made Joanna Coghlan realise she wanted to move away from her flat near Battersea Power Station When the coronavirus lockdown began, asset manager Joanna Coghlan knew she just had to get out of London and move to the countryside. She had bought a flat in a new development […]

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Image caption Ranae James, now a graphic designer, was excluded dozens of time during a tough period Black pupils are disproportionately hit with fixed-term exclusions in England – by three times as many in some places, data shows. Pupils with black ethnicity have higher temporary exclusion rates in two-thirds of local authority areas, new analysis […]

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Image copyright EPA Coronavirus is continuing its spread across the world, with more than 15 million confirmed cases in 188 countries. More than 600,000 people have lost their lives.This series of maps and charts tracks the global spread of the virus. Where are coronavirus cases and deaths still rising?The virus, which causes the respiratory infection [...] Read more

Image copyright Reuters John Lewis has announced it is permanently closing eight of its stores, putting 1,300 workers at risk. The retailer said it had to “secure the business’s long-term future and respond to customers’ shopping needs”. Department stores in Birmingham and Watford will not reopen as the coronavirus lockdown eases. At Home stores in […]

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Lyle Taylor was boss Lee Bowyer’s first signing after taking charge in 2018 Charlton have released top-scorer Lyle Taylor after the forward refused to agree a contract extension. The 30-year-old has not played since the Championship resumed last month after being halted due to coronavirus. Having scored 11 goals in 22 appearances this season, manager […]

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Image copyright Snapchat Image caption Police attended an illegal street party in Angell Town in Brixton Twenty-two police officers have been injured and their vehicles damaged during clashes at an illegal street party in south-west London. Two officers were taken to hospital after breaking up the “unlicensed music event” near Angell Town in Brixton on […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Pub chain Greene King and insurance market Lloyd’s of London have apologised for their historical links to the slave trade. One of Greene King’s founders owned a number of plantations in the Caribbean. Meanwhile, maritime insurance – which was focused on Lloyd’s – thrived on the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Both corporations […]

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Image caption Robert Jenrick has insisted he did not show any bias Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick will not appear in Parliament to answer a question from Labour relating to his approval of a £1bn property scheme. Planning minister Chris Pincher, junior to Mr Jenrick, will face MPs instead. Labour says Mr Jenrick is “hiding from […]

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Image copyright @DRNimages1 Image caption Officers were called to Energen Close in Harlesden A young child was among four people hurt in a shooting in north London, police have said. Shots were fired in Energen Close, Harlesden, at about 21:45 BST, Scotland Yard said. The child and a man were taken to hospital with gunshot […]

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