Category - london

  • January 8, 2012

    Cyclists, pedestrians and disability activists will block a dangerous road in central London to call for "a change in the balance of power on London's roads".

  • December 23, 2011

    Two leading homelessness charities are teaming up to help homeless men and women using winter shelters across London to escape homelessness.

  • November 12, 2011

    The names of homeless people who have died over the last year in London have been read out at an Annual Service of Commemoration.

  • October 28, 2011

    The Occupied Times of London, an independent newspaper of the high profile Occupy London protest movement, has launched its first edition.

  • October 16, 2011

    The canon chancellor of St Paul's Cathedral in London has asked the police to leave the area occupied by protesters against corporate greed.

  • August 19, 2011

    There have been many thoughtful attempts to understand recent riots in England, says Savi Hensman. But unfortunately thinktank head and theologian Philip Blond’s parallel universe is not among them.

  • August 12, 2011

    Many people are angry and frightened at the rioting that has caused such damage in cities across England. Some favour harsh punishments. Ideas which have become popular include cutting off welfare benefits to those convicted and evicting their families from social housing. Wandsworth Council has reportedly already applied to the courts to evict a tenant whose son was involved.

  • August 10, 2011

    The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, appeared on Radio 4 this morning (10 August) and was asked about the underlying causes of the recent riots. He attributed them to a “sense of entitlement” among young people who were showing the effects of a lack of discipline in school.

  • August 10, 2011

    With the smell of smoke and wail of sirens in the background, about 200 to 300 people from a range of faiths on the evening of 8 August gathered for a prayer and a walk to the center of Tottenham, north London, scarred by a weekend of rioting.

  • August 10, 2011

    Many faith communities in England are working together on the front line this week after several days of rioting across the country.