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A Wanstead ancestry researcher has helped complete the love story behind one of the "rarest and most beautiful" Valentines - sent to a Spitalfields woman more than two centuries ago.

Londoners can expect very heavy rain, flooding and disruption to travel over the weekend as Storm Dennis swoops in.

Power networks could struggle and travel plans face disruption when Storm Ciara "barges" into the UK with winds of up to 80mph this weekend.

The Central line is running with severe delays due to an earlier signal failure.

The London Ambulance Service requires improvement to be safe despite being rated Good overall, inspectors said.

A university lecturer has launched a new service to help people with disabilities, their parents, carers and support staff find vital information and support easily.

Police have warned residents not to leave packaging for expensive items outside their homes.

As families gather to celebrate Christmas, NHS Blood and Transplant is urging everyone to take the time to consider and talk about their organ donation decision.

Christmas is traditionally a time of extravagance and a chance to spoil loved ones with gifts, great food and merry cheer. But can we enjoy the festive season sustainably?

One of the most ambitious visual portraits of citizenship ever undertaken in one of the world's largest cities has been launched today, November 4, on more than 600 billboards across all of London's 33 boroughs.

Parcel postboxes have been unveiled in locations across east London, including Tower Hamlets.

Thunderstorms, heavy rain and flash flooding is expected to bring travel disruption across London today (Monday, October 14).

The ringleaders of an organised crime network estimated to be worth more than £1million have been jailed.

NHS leaders have secured funding to open a new early diagnosis centre in March 2020 - the first of its kind in the country.

Passengers can expect delays on the c2c network this morning (Thursday, August 1) due a train fault between Upminster and Barking.

A broken down train at Goodmayes is causing severe delays on TfL Rail between Liverpool Street and Shenfield.

Trains have been running at a reduced speed between Ilford and Manor Park after a lorry hit a bridge earlier today (Monday, June 10).

The Met Office has issued an amber weather warning for heavy rain across London.

Heavy thundery showers are expected across London today (Friday, June 7), which may cause travel disruption.

Central line trains have been suspended due to concerns for the welfare of a person in a "precarious position" at Leyton.

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