london

  • 16 Oct 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.

  • 19 Aug 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.

  • 12 Aug 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.

  • 10 Aug 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.

  • 9 Aug 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.

  • 9 Aug 2011

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

  • 9 Aug 2011

    Rioting spread across a number of major cities in England last night, including many parts of London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Nottingham and Bristol.

  • 8 Aug 2011

    Christian leaders, including the minister of St Mark’s Methodist Church in the High Road, are offering practical community support after the Tottenham riots.

  • 27 Jul 2011

    A member of the Metropolitan Police Authority (MPA) has said it is "make or break" time for the police, following allegations of bribery.

  • 24 Jul 2011

    Trains carrying highly radioactive nuclear waste which normally pass through the Olympic Park will be suspended during the Olympics.