Prime Minister Theresa May has called a snap election to be held on 8 June, 2017.
Roger Mayne’s black and candids of late 1950s north Kensington shows a black and white boy surveying their gritty neighbourhood, while in another photograph a boy unleashes a conker from a sling in Addison Place.
A suspected unexploded World War Two bomb which could scupper the traditional sporting fixture has been found in the River Thames.
Detectives working on the Westminster terror attack inquiry want to know if assailant Khalid Masood was a ‘lone wolf’ and acted alone or if he was part of a terror network. He has several aliases and detectives believe he has also been known as Adrian Elms and Adrian Russell Ajao. He may also be known by a number of other names. Officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command investigating the Westminster attack have released an image of Khalid Masood the assailant who rammed pedestrians on Westminster Bridge on Wednesday (22 March) killing three and later stabbing PC Keith Palmer at one of the entrances to the Houses of Parliament. His fourth victim has been named as Leslie Rhodes, 75, a retired window cleaner from Clapham, south London – one of three people killed by Masood’s car on Westminster Bridge. His life support machine was turned off on Thursday (23 March). A total of 50 people were injured in Wednesday’s attack, with 31 receiving hospital treatment. Two remain in a critical condition, and one has life-threatening injuries. …
PC Keith Palmer, 48, has been named as the police officer killed in the attacks at the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday 22 March. He was one of the fatalities alongside three pedestrians and the assailant who ploughed into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge. Mark Rowley, the national lead for Counter Terrorism Policing and the Acting Deputy Commissioner confirmed 40 people were amongst the injured, some with serious injuries, including three police officers, two of whom remain in a serious condition. He however refused to confirm the identity of the attacker only saying he had been “inspired by international terrorism”. He continued: “Today, in Westminster we saw tragic events unfold and our thoughts are with those who lost loved ones, who were injured, and all those affected by this attack. “One of those who died today was a police officer – PC Keith Palmer – a member of our Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command. “Keith – aged 48 – had 15 years’ service and was a husband and a father. “He was someone who left for work …
Metropolitan Police have confirmed five people have died with at least 40 injured after an assailant driving a 4×4 vehicle ploughed into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge near the Houses of Parliament.
The best way to beat the tube strike? Travel on two feet and whilst at it enjoy some of London’s landmarks, quiet backstreets, parks, alleyways, mews cut throughs and meandering shortcuts.
A touching note handwritten by Diana, Princess of Wales on headed Kensington Palace paper complaining that Prince Harry was “constantly in trouble at school”, was part of royal correspondence bought for £15,200 at auction. In the letter dated 20 September 1984 Diana thanked ex-Buckingham Palace steward Cyril Dickman — described as “a favourite of every member of the Royal Family” — for “such a lovely card” following the birth of her youngest son, Harry. Read more: Princess Diana’s Fashion Story Retold after 20 Years She wrote: “William adores his little brother and spends the entire time swamping Harry with an endless supply of hugs and kisses, hardly letting the parents near! “The reaction to one tiny person’s birth has totally overwhelmed us and I can hardly breathe for the mass of flowers that are arriving here!” The letter sold for £3,200, after an estimated price of £400-600 at Cheffin Auctions. In another, dated 17 October 1992, Diana says how both young princes “are well and enjoying boarding school a lot, although Harry is constantly in trouble!”. This sold …
Kate Middleton’s foray into photography is perhaps the strongest hint that a jobbing career might lie ahead in future if she continues to hone her skills mastering her bokehs and f-stops.
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