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Man in his 70s arrested as hundreds attend anti-lockdown protest in London

Man in his 70s arrested as hundreds attend anti-lockdown protest in London

Man in his 70s arrested as hundreds attend anti-lockdown protest in London

29 August 2020

Under new changes to regulations, those attending a gathering of more than 30 people may be committing a criminal offence.


Three arrested in Brighton following day of nationwide environment protests

Three arrested in Brighton following day of nationwide environment protests

Three arrested in Brighton following day of nationwide environment protests

29 August 2020

Specialist officers were called after protesters scaled the West Beach cafe on the seafront, as Extinction Rebellion events took place around the UK.


Barack Obama remembers ‘blessed’ actor Chadwick Boseman following death aged 43

Barack Obama remembers ‘blessed’ actor Chadwick Boseman following death aged 43

Barack Obama remembers ‘blessed’ actor Chadwick Boseman following death aged 43

29 August 2020

The Black Panther actor died at home surrounded by his loved ones, including wife Taylor Simone Ledward, his family said.


Blue singer Lee Ryan banned from driving after caught speeding twice

Blue singer Lee Ryan banned from driving after caught speeding twice

Blue singer Lee Ryan banned from driving after caught speeding twice

29 August 2020

Chair of the bench Richard Standen told the court Ryan had been given credit for pleading guilty.


13th arrest made in hunt for father who took sons from foster home

13th arrest made in hunt for father who took sons from foster home

13th arrest made in hunt for father who took sons from foster home

29 August 2020

The 31-year-old man was arrested in east London on Saturday as police continue to seek the whereabouts of Imran Safi, 26, and his sons.


More than 200 people transferred from Banksy-funded refugee rescue boat

More than 200 people transferred from Banksy-funded refugee rescue boat

More than 200 people transferred from Banksy-funded refugee rescue boat

29 August 2020

Some of the ‘most vulnerable survivors’ were taken off the Louise Michel vessel more than 12 hours after the ship’s leaders said it called for help.


In Pictures: Extinction Rebellion protesters target airport expansion

In Pictures: Extinction Rebellion protesters target airport expansion

In Pictures: Extinction Rebellion protesters target airport expansion

29 August 2020

Demonstrations will be held across the bank holiday weekend.


Hospital bed sheets artwork unveiled as tribute to coronavirus victims

Hospital bed sheets artwork unveiled as tribute to coronavirus victims

Hospital bed sheets artwork unveiled as tribute to coronavirus victims

29 August 2020

In Memoriam, a space ‘for quiet reflection’, will go on tour.


Windsurfer rescued after telescope user spotted him in difficulty

Windsurfer rescued after telescope user spotted him in difficulty

Windsurfer rescued after telescope user spotted him in difficulty

29 August 2020

The windsurfer got into difficulty trying to cross the Firth of Forth.


Ex-athlete with motor neurone disease breaks pedalo world record

Ex-athlete with motor neurone disease breaks pedalo world record

Ex-athlete with motor neurone disease breaks pedalo world record

29 August 2020

Alex Gibson and his team navigated the Thames in a pedalo in just over two-and-a-half days.


Creatives stage protest against 1,000 South Bank job cuts

Creatives stage protest against 1,000 South Bank job cuts

Creatives stage protest against 1,000 South Bank job cuts

29 August 2020

The Tate, the National Theatre and the Southbank Centre are making mass redundancies brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.


What are the symptoms of bowel cancer and how is it treated?

What are the symptoms of bowel cancer and how is it treated?

What are the symptoms of bowel cancer and how is it treated?

29 August 2020

The condition claimed the life of actor Chadwick Boseman at 43.


Harry surprises rugby league players on sport’s 125th birthday

Harry surprises rugby league players on sport’s 125th birthday

Harry surprises rugby league players on sport’s 125th birthday

29 August 2020

The duke, who is patron of the Rugby Football League, talked by video link to players from all sections of the game.


What is the guidance for schools in local lockdown areas?

What is the guidance for schools in local lockdown areas?

What is the guidance for schools in local lockdown areas?

29 August 2020

Guidelines for schools were published on Friday evening.


Banksy-funded refugee rescue boat’s calls for help ‘being ignored’

Banksy-funded refugee rescue boat’s calls for help ‘being ignored’

Banksy-funded refugee rescue boat’s calls for help ‘being ignored’

29 August 2020

There are more than 200 people on board the Louise Michel and one dead body, ship leaders said.


School leaders condemn Government over ‘reprehensible’ last-minute guidance

School leaders condemn Government over ‘reprehensible’ last-minute guidance

School leaders condemn Government over ‘reprehensible’ last-minute guidance

29 August 2020

One teaching union expressed a ‘weary, resigned sense of inevitability’ at the timing.


Manchester mayor says Government should not ‘impose’ local lockdown decisions

Manchester mayor says Government should not ‘impose’ local lockdown decisions

Manchester mayor says Government should not ‘impose’ local lockdown decisions

29 August 2020

The former Labour cabinet minister urged more negotiation between Westminster and local authorities.


Extinction Rebellion protests to take place ahead of new ‘uprising’

Extinction Rebellion protests to take place ahead of new ‘uprising’

Extinction Rebellion protests to take place ahead of new ‘uprising’

29 August 2020

Stunts including a ‘funeral march’ in East Sussex and a fancy dress tea party at Gatwick Airport are scheduled over the bank holiday weekend.


Priti Patel warns organisers of illegal raves: ‘You are not above the law’

Priti Patel warns organisers of illegal raves: ‘You are not above the law’

Priti Patel warns organisers of illegal raves: ‘You are not above the law’

29 August 2020

The Home Secretary said the Metropolitan Police have responded to more than 1,000 unlicensed music events since June.


Tributes paid to Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman following death aged 43

Tributes paid to Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman following death aged 43

Tributes paid to Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman following death aged 43

29 August 2020

His family announced the shock news on social media.


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