22 July 2014
The Tour has moved on but what is the legacy of the English stages of the Tour De France 2014 and, in these austere times, who paid for it and how?
Holborn and St Pancras MP and former Labour cabinet member Frank Dobson announces he will stand down as an MP next year.
Queens Park Rangers sign Cardiff City defender Steven Caulker on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.
A 61-year-old man arrested yesterday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a child by officers probing historic child abuse allegations at two top London public schools has been released on bail until October.
The man was arrested by officers from Operation Winthorpe, which is investigating claims of sexual abuse and misconduct at St Paul's School in Barnes, south-west London, and its prep school Colet Court.
Twenty officers were used to arrest a government minister's illegal immigrant ex-cleaner at her daughter's wedding in north London, it has emerged.
Labour MP Keith Vaz has accused the Home Office of using heavy-handed tactics to arrest Isabella Acevedo. But immigration enforcement chief Mandie Campbell told MPs their action was based on a "risk assessment".
Nick Kellingley said: "Setting up a business requires skills most undergrads don't have. The entrepreneurial life is a hard one... and it would be much, much harder at 18 with no real skills or experience to offer."
Amber Threapleton said: "There should be a full range of options for our young people instead of just pushing university at them. However they need back up. I have been self employed for 7 years and it's a tough gig - rewarding too in many ways."
"What a weird and wonderful compliment. I have been accused of being wooden in my work, but never waxy," says actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who is being measured up to become a waxwork at Madame Tussauds in October.
Simon McDonnell says: "It's awful that we have to consider capping when children's welfare are involved, but some parents are using reproduction as a way to live of the state."
Iain M Hambling says: "I'm a private landlord, I take in tenants from the local authorities 'at risk' register. In every case, I take in a young mother (16-19) with a new baby, the council pays their rent, by the time they leave to be rehoused in a local authority house they have at least 3 babies... they know how to abuse the system."
National Rail says a signalling problem between Stratford and London Liverpool Street is causing delays of up to 15 minutes to trains between Stratford and London Liverpool Street.
This morning Vanessa Feltz is asking should more school-leavers consider self-employment over university?
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On this day last year the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge emerged from the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in London with their new baby son George to cheers from well wishers.
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Traffic lights have failed on either side of Putney Bridge, which is closed until October for maintenance.
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A seventh man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and manslaughter over the death of a cash-and-carry owner who was hit by a lorry as he chased robbers in Barking in October.
Shammi Atwal, 45, died outside Glen & Co Cash and Carry in River Road, on 14 October. Six men were jailed last month convicted of manslaughter and conspiracy to rob.
Veteran Labour MP Frank Dobson has confirmed will stand down at the general election next year.
Mr Dobson, who has represented Holborn and St Pancras in London since 1979, said he had "decided to pack in when people are stopping me in the street to say they hope I am not going."
Ethnic minority students are less likely than their white British peers to receive offers from UK universities, a research by London School of Economics and Political Science suggests.
The study analysed university applications made in 2008 by 50,000 would-be students. Universities UK said institutions were actively addressing the issue
Police are appealing for help in investigating the death of a bus driver whose badly burned body was found under a railway archway in north London.
Kester David's body was discovered behind a building in Broomfield Lane, Palmers Green, in 2010.
There are minor delays on London Overground between Gospel Oak and Barking due to faulty train at Gospel Oak.
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