A man who attempted to rob a taxi-driver at knife-point has been jailed today after the Solicitor General, Robert Buckland QC MP, referred his sentence for being too low. Alexander Bell, 26, demanded money from his victim while threatening him with a blade. Even though
The Kidzania Year of Engineering festival will bring engineering to life for children with a programme of events and activities throughout the summer. KidZania London – the indoor city run by kids – has teamed up with the government’s Year of Engineering campaign, to launch a
London-based social media and content planning tool ContentCal has today announced that it has raised another £610,000 in investment, bringing the total invested in the company to £1.6 million. The investment has come from a syndicate of angel investors and existing shareholders reinvesting and will
The Ivory Bill introduced to Parliament today will be the toughest in Europe – and one of the toughest in the world. One of the toughest bans on ivory sales in the world is a step closer to coming into force in the UK as the
by Melanie Jones | Editor 1. How’s 2018 been going so far for you Shide? A – 2018 has been an amazing year, I have a done a lot of shows up and down the country and have been finalising my debut album which will
Recent statistics released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) show that there are 64,000 non-fatal injuries to construction workers each year, with 24% of these resulting from slips, trips or falls. In 2016 and 2017 alone, there were 30 fatal injuries to construction workers
LONDON: Oxford-based metamaterials start-up Metaboards has appointed Nedko Ivanov as its new CEO to lead its drive into the metamaterials licencing industry. Ivanov was most recently CEO of Redux, where he achieved a successful exit for the company in August 2017. Ivanov’s appointment follows the
The global meeting will help countries work together to deal with stigma and confront other issues to do with mental ill health. Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced that the UK will host the first ever Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit in London
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information following a fatal stabbing in Ruislip. Police were called shortly after 21:00hrs on Tuesday, 15 May to reports of a man suffering from stab injuries on Victoria Road. The London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance also attended.
250 members of the Armed Forces are on parade in Windsor to help celebrate the Royal Wedding of HRH Prince Henry of Wales and Ms Meghan Markle. The Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force are all providing ceremonial support to mark the occasion.