Death Of Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II, the Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms, the longest-living and longest-reigning British monarch, died at the age of 96 on 8 September 2022 at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. The official announcement came at 18:30 BST. Earlier in the day, doctors reported that her health

Women offered menopause leave and flexible working at City Hall

Temperature-controlled work spaces and flexible working are being promised for City Hall staff going through the menopause, it has been announced. London’s mayor Sadiq Khan has promised to make offices “as comfortable as possible” for women experiencing symptoms like hot flushes and

Dizzee Rascal: Ex-fiancée Cassandra Jones speaks out

Dizzee Rascal’s ex-fiancée said “wealth and status” should not be allowed to silence women after the grime artist was found guilty of assaulting her. The rapper, whose real name is Dylan Kwabena Mills, attacked Cassandra Jones at a property in Streatham, south


Protest over impact of HS2 viaduct on water supply

Protesters have marched over fears HS2 works could affect water supplies. Colne Valley Viaduct, the UK’s longest railway bridge, will carry the new high-speed rail line for 2.1m (3.4km) across a series of lakes and waterways on the north west outskirts of London. Protesters in