Man charged with contaminating goods at London supermarkets | UK news

[ad_1] A 37-year-old man has been charged with contaminating or interfering with goods with intent at three supermarkets in west London. Leoaai Elghareeb, of Crabtree Lane, Fulham, is due to appear before Westminster magistrates court on Friday. Officers in forensic suits were seen in Fulham Palace Road on Thursday at three stores – a Tesco … Read more

Extinction Rebellion protesters block Oxford Circus in London | Extinction Rebellion

[ad_1] Extinction Rebellion protesters have blocked Oxford Circus in London, the site of one of the group’s most famous occupations, as women took the lead on the third day of its latest campaign of disobedience. Just before 2pm, protesters swarmed into the middle of the intersection between Regent Street and Oxford Street, London’s busiest shopping … Read more

Let’s move to Eltham, south-east London: it gave birth to Kate Bush and Bob Hope | Property

[ad_1] What’s going for it? It’s true, you do have to suspend a jot of disbelief imagining a young Henry VIII jousting in the tilt yard while you queue for socks at the tills in M&S. But that’s Eltham for you. Like many suburbs, it hides its treasures, its oddities. On the surface, it’s your … Read more

Duchess of Cambridge pays respects to Sarah Everard in London – video | UK news

[ad_1] The Duchess of Cambridge has been filmed looking at notes and flowers left for Sarah Everard in London. Organisers of Reclaim These Streets planned to hold a demonstration on Clapham Common on Saturday, near to where the 33-year-old, whose body was formally identified on Friday, went missing.  But organisers said that despite their attempts … Read more

Great North Road: cycling the old route from London to Edinburgh | Cycling holidays

[ad_1] As any cyclist will tell you, there’s something strangely uplifting about being on the road early. Mostly it’s a case of enjoying empty roads and morning light, but perhaps there’s a smidgeon of self-righteousness, too. Mamils have a lie in? Never. As we wheel our bikes out of the Olde Ship in the village … Read more

Extinction Rebellion targets City of London over climate role | Extinction Rebellion

[ad_1] The City of London will be the target of a new round of Extinction Rebellion protests aimed at highlighting the role of high finance in the climate crisis, starting next week and carrying on for at least a fortnight. Thousands of protesters are expected to take part in a series of actions in the … Read more

From London to Beijing on the old Silk Road – a photo essay | Travel photography

[ad_1] I set off on my dream journey from London to Beijing in the halcyon days of 2019. It’s a trip that seems unimaginable today. Travelling overland, I wanted to experience the transitions between cultures, to understand more about what connects us. I was also interested to see the legacy of exchange along the Silk … Read more