£1m boost for Armed Forces Memorial

This Is Local London: David Cameron has announced a funding boost of £1 million to help maintain the Armed Forces Memorial

12:18am Sunday 31st August 2014

David Cameron has announced £1 million to maintain the Armed Forces Memorial honouring service personnel who have been killed in conflicts including Iraq and Afghanistan.

Sunbeds 'increase skin cancer risk'

This Is Local London: Scientists have found that using sunbeds can increase the risk of developing a common skin cancer

12:18am Sunday 31st August 2014

Using sunbeds can significantly increase the risk of a potentially serious skin cancer that is more common than melanoma, a study suggests.

44% reject currency union plan

This Is Local London: A poll found more than 40% of people from across Britain do not believe there should be a currency union if Scotland becomes independent

9:59pm Saturday 30th August 2014

More than 40% of people from across Britain do not believe there should be a currency union if Scotland becomes independent, according to a poll.

Labour pledge on sex abuse claims

This Is Local London: Shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper says Labour will make it compulsory for authorities to report sex abuse claims

12:18am Sunday 31st August 2014

A Labour government would make it mandatory to report allegations of sexual abuse in an effort to prevent a repeat of the Rotherham sexual abuse scandal.

Poll suggests Ukip by-election win

This Is Local London: Douglas Carswell's decision to join Nigel Farage's party and trigger a by-election shocked Westminster

12:18am Sunday 31st August 2014

David Cameron looks set for a by-election humiliation at the hands of Ukip following former MP Douglas Carswell's defection, according to an opinion poll.

Fairhead in line to chair BBC Trust

This Is Local London: Rona Fairhead is to be the BBC Trust's first chairwoman (Newcast/PA)

12:18am Sunday 31st August 2014

Rona Fairhead is in line to become the new chairwoman of the BBC Trust.

Putin 'in state of war with Europe'

This Is Local London: David Cameron insisted there must be 'consequences' if an estimated 1,000 Russian troops are not withdrawn from eastern Ukraine (AP)

3:56am Saturday 30th August 2014

Vladimir Putin has been warned that he is "practically in a state of war with Europe" as EU leaders mull tougher sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.

1,000 protest against Nato summit

This Is Local London: No to Nato protesters march in Newport, south Wales

3:45pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Around 1,000 protesters have marched through the streets of Newport ahead of next week's Nato summit.

Tax breaks 'may lift rent standard'

This Is Local London: Landlords should be offered tax breaks to encourage them to improve the maintenance and management of their properties, according to a new report

12:01pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Extra tax breaks should be offered to landlords who sign up to a national scheme to raise standards in the private rented sector, housing experts have said.

Labour pledge on sex abuse claims

This Is Local London: Ed Miliband said the Government must set up its child abuse inquiry as soon as possible

3:45pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A Labour government would make it mandatory to report allegations of sexual abuse in an effort to prevent a repeat of the Rotherham sexual abuse scandal.



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