London homes flooded with dirty water after pipe bursts on Clapham Road – Metro

MetroHomes were evacuated in south London after a major road was flooded with filthy water as a result of a burst pipe. #Londonpoo was trending on Twitter last night as…

London’s Monaco-style Formula 1 Grand Prix moves closer… and Ecclestone … – Daily Mail

Daily MailJenson Button is excited about developments, saying: ‘When I first saw Santander’s plans for a London Grand Prix, I knew they were ambitious, but fantastic – the thought of…

‘Sewage’ floods into London homes after water main bursts – ITV News

ITV News‘Sewage’ floods into London homes after water main bursts. A major road in South London was closed by the emergency services after homes were flooded with what appeared to…

London snow warning: Time to dig out the sledge? – ITV News

ITV NewsSnow is the one weather word guaranteed to get people talking and today the Met Office has issued a yellow ‘be prepared’ warning for the white stuff in the…

‘Premier League the best in the world? Nonsense’ – former Manchester United … – Goal.com

Goal.comFormer Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane says Premier League clubs – and in particular the Red Devils – have fallen behind the best sides in Europe. Keane watched United’s 2-0…

London taxi driver dies in windstorm – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsLONDON — Strong winds that pummeled Britain killed a taxi driver, whose car was crushed by falling chunks of masonry from a building, and an elderly man…

The great 1928 flood of London – BBC News

BBC NewsIn 1928 the Thames flooded much of central London, with fatal consequences. It was the last time the heart of the UK’s capital has been under water. How did…

Full list of London boroughs at ‘high risk’ of flooding – ITV News

ITV NewsEven before the the current flooding, a significant number of homes in London’s 32 boroughs were at ‘high risk’ of flooding. Figures compiled by the London Assembly Environment Committee…

Body found in London close to where Irish teen vanished – Irish Independent

Irish IndependentDCU student Patrick (18), from Loughrea, Co Galway, was on a trip to London with the university’s drama society when he went missing on Tuesday night after leaving Zoo…

Arrests after crackdown on south London gang – BBC News

BBC NewsKnown as the Gas gang, they are believed to be responsible for up to three quarters of all violent crime in some parts of south London. Up to 29…

It’s official: London is the most popular destination for tourists in the world – Evening Standard

Evening StandardMayor Boris Johnson said: “These incredible figures prove that London is without doubt the greatest city on the planet. With so many fascinating museums, the best theatre scene in…

Globes’ golden moments: On stage and off – USA TODAY

USA TODAYStars always say they’re so shocked to win, but are they really? Many of the Globe trophy-takers this time around seemed really surprised — so surprised it made for…

Cheerleaders to kick-start New Year Parade in London – BBC News

BBC NewsHundreds of American cheerleaders are taking part in London’s traditional New Year’s Day parade which this year will celebrate the swinging 60s. More than 500,000 people are expected at…

Man shot dead in London nightclub on Boxing Day named – The Guardian

The GuardianThe 31-year-old, from Poplar in east London, died in hospital after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds at around 3am on Thursday during a private function in the Avalon club on…

Charles Saatchi ‘heartbroken’ over Nigella Lawson. – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsCharles Saatchi is “utterly heartbroken at having lost” Nigella Lawson. The millionaire art dealer said in emotional testimony Friday that his divorce from the sexy celebrity chef…