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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Climate protesters held a demonstration outside Heathrow Airport on 19 April Climate campaigners’ plans to use drones to disrupt flights out of Heathrow Airport are “criminal and counterproductive”, the airport said. Heathrow Pause, an Extinction Rebellion offshoot not endorsed by the other group, announced plans to fly toy drones […]

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Iran has detained a number of dual citizens and foreign nationals in recent years Iran’s judiciary says it has sentenced a British-Iranian woman and an Iranian man to 10 years in prison after convicting them of spying for Israel. The woman, who was named as Anousheh Ashouri, was also handed […]

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Image copyright Getty Images British Airways passengers have expressed their anger at being unable to get through to the airline following the confusion over cancelled flights. BA pilots are due to strike on 9, 10 and 27 September, but BA also told customers with tickets booked on other days that their flights were cancelled. The […]

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Image caption Police say the vehicle involved “may or may not be a genuine minicab” Women travelling home alone are being urged to use only minicabs they have booked, after three were assaulted in west London. Metropolitan Police said the attacks took place in the Clapham and Putney areas on three mornings in August. Once […]

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Image copyright Siemens/ PA Image caption A proposed design for an HS2 train The government is launching a review of high-speed rail link HS2 – with a “go or no-go” decision by the end of the year, the Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said. It will consider whether and how the project to connect London, […]

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Image copyright PA Media Image caption The woman was found with stab wounds at a property in Raymead Avenue A woman who was about eight months pregnant has been stabbed to death in south London. The woman, 26, was found with stab wounds at a home in Raymead Avenue, Thornton Heath, Croydon, at 03:30 BST […]

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London’s mayor and several councils have called for a new system to be introduced for anyone wishing to offer short-term lets for visitors to the city. Landlords cannot legally rent out their homes in the capital for more than 90 nights a year under strict regulations, but a BBC investigation found some landlords were being […]

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Johanna Konta reached the Eastbourne semi-finals in 2016 and 2017 Eastbourne on the BBC Venue: Devonshire Park, Eastbourne Dates: 23-29 June Coverage: Watch live on BBC Two, Connected TVs and BBC Sport website and app; follow live text commentary on selected matches. Full details. Britain’s Johanna Konta beat Greece’s Maria Sakkari 6-4 7-6 (7-3) to […]

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Image copyright EPA Jeremy Hunt has added his voice to calls for Tory leadership rival Boris Johnson to answer questions about a row with his girlfriend which led to police being called to their address. Mr Hunt said someone who wants to be PM “should answer questions on everything”. Cabinet minister Liam Fox said it […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGreenpeace activist says Mark Field actions ‘over the top’ Mark Field has been suspended as a Foreign Office minister after grabbing a female Greenpeace activist at a black-tie City dinner. The MP has apologised for confronting Janet Barker and marching her away as protesters interrupted a speech […]

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