SADIQ KHAN has announced Londoners will see a greater police presence across the capital this summer in a bid to tackle violent crime. The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has told Londoners there will be more police on the streets of the capital this summer. It comes as London is "on track" to suffer the worst year for teenage killings in more than a decade if youth violence continues at the current rate, the UK's biggest police force has warned.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has told LBC that he thinks the Euro finals should be allowed to go ahead at Wembley after a possible threat by Uefa to move the games to Budapest because of Britain’s travel rules. It has been reported that the government will allow 2,500 football officials into London from abroad without needing to quarantine for the finals next month.
Sadiq Khan has pleaded with ticketless Scotland fans not to come to London ahead of their national side's crunch Euro 2020 fixture with England. Taking LBC calls for Speak to Sadiq, the Mayor of London told the Tartan Army they "can't just rock up to the pub" to watch the game on Friday night.
The Manchester Arena bomber was 'hiding in plain sight' the UK's Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation has told LBC. Jonathan Hall was appointed in May 2019 to independently scrutinise and report on terrorism legislation and he spoke to LBC’s Nick Ferrari at Breakfast after the inquiry chairman, Sir John Saunders found that security company Showsec, the arena’s operator SMG, and the British Transport Police (BTP) were "principally responsible for the missed opportunities" on the night of the attack along with individual failings.
An investigation by LBC has found children as young as eight are being exploited by county lines gangs to deal drugs, move weapons and hide cash. We can also reveal: Gangs are turning to social media to identify young people, coerce them into sending explicit images and then blackmailing them into dealing
Thousands of Scotland fans have headed to the south ahead of the team's game against England on Friday night. Around 20,000 ticketless Scotland fans are understood to have travelled south, gathering in central London before watching the game in pubs and bars across the capital later tonight.
Sir Howard Davies was the chair of the Airports Commission that recommended a third runway The former chair of the Airports Commission who told the government expansion at Heathrow was its only choice has raised doubts over whether a third runway is currently needed at the airport due to the ongoing impact of Covid.
PRINCESS DIANA'S brother has said he is looking forward to meeting Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's daughter Lilibet. Earl Spencer, who is a great-uncle to the newest royal addition, has described a feeling of “joy” for the arrival of all his 10 great-nieces and great-nephews.
The PCC for Gloucestershire has said dogs should have the same sort of ownership papers as cars Dog owners should be made to carry identity documents for their pets in a bid to combat the growing number of thefts, a police and crime commissioner has said. Martin Surl, who is PCC for Gloucestershire, said dogs should have the same sort of ownership papers as cars.
Three new jobs are being created to offer financial guidance and support to Luton Borough Council's beleaguered airport company. A restructuring process was agreed at a meeting of the council's administration and regulation committee. The changes will affect the local authority's support services to Luton Airport Limited, according to a report to councillors.
A Manchester Arena bombing survivor has told LBC that she doesn't want "to place too much blame on the security". Charlotte Gillis gave her perspective to LBC's Iain Dale, after an inquiry found that security failings led to "missed opportunities" to save the lives of people who died in the Manchester Arena bombing.
The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan will be live on LBC, taking questions from listeners from 10am on Friday. London Mayor Sadiq Khan joins James O'Brien for Speak to Sadiq, live from LBC's studios. Every month, Sadiq will host an LBC phone-in, taking your calls on whatever you want to ask him.
SCOTLAND would be blocked from re-entering the European Union, former Tory MP Edwina Currie said as she dismissed SNP plans for Scottish independence. Former Conservative MP Edwina Currie rejected the idea that Scotland could easily re-join the European Union if the nation became independent. She argued on LBC’s Cross Questions that two EU countries would stand in the way of an independent Scotland’s membership.
While not pretending in any way to be a fully signed-up fan, that Bob Dylan song ‘The Times They Are A Changing’ came to mind the other day as I was singing in the shower. Why? Simple. A picture of the Queen has been removed from a college at Oxford University.
A senior police officer has warned people not to come to London to watch the Euros unless they have a valid ticket. He said those without one would be 'policed' in line with Covid rules Football fans without tickets for Euro 2020 games should not travel to London while coronavirus restrictions remain in place, a senior police officer has warned.
Speaking to Nick Ferrari on LBC, Earl Spencer said all his great-nephews and great-nieces are a joy for him and he cannot wait to meet Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's daughter Princess Diana's brother has said he is genuinely looking forward to meeting baby Lilibet. Speaking to Nick Ferrari on LBC, Earl Spencer said all his great-nephews and great-nieces are a joy for him and he cannot wait to meet Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's daughter.
‘If you went into any situation with fake bank statements ... you wouldn’t expect to get off scot-free’ Related video: Former BBC boss defends decision to give Martin Bashir ‘second chance’ Princess Diana’s brother Earl Spencer said he has asked Scotland Yard to look into fake documents used by Martin Bashir in the process of securing his infamous Panorama interview on two occasions.
LBC Presenter Shelagh Fogarty reacts to plans which could see care staff facing compulsory vaccination. Government plans to make Covid vaccines compulsory for care home workers are the right plans but disappointing too. Right because the first priority must be to protect the people most vulnerable to Covid.