Lord Sewel has been suspended from the Labour Party following allegations that he took drugs with prostitutes. Photographs: PA

Lord Sewel has been suspended from the British Labour Party following allegations that he took drugs with prostitutes. The peer remained a member of t(...)

London City Island: Ballymore Group plans to transform a 12-acre spit of wasteland into a new living quarter with the relocated home of the English National Ballet as its centrepiece

Coffee table books featuring images of imagined not-yet-built residential schemes, with computer generated people going about their non-existent li(...)

Londoners queue for buses during a Tube drivers strike. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Sometimes, companies are given an open door and, yet, they can fail to walk through it, judging by the different attitudes adopted by Uber and a small(...)

Commuters try to board buses at Victoria Station in London as tube services shut down. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA.

Millions of Londoners faced misery as they tried to get to work on Thursday as a 24-hour strike by staff and drivers brought the British capital’s (...)

Tottenham fans walk past   a fence displaying an image of the club’s  new stadium, which will stage two NFL games per season for 10 years when  it opens in 2018. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

The NFL signed a deal to play a minimum of two games a season for 10 years in London at the new stadium being built for Tottenham Hotspur, which is se(...)

An aircraft takes off from Heathrow airport in London. The Airports Commission has said that Heathrow should get a third runway. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Heathrow should get a third multi-billion pound runway by 2030 to cope with increasing demands for flights to Asia and freight, a major report has urg(...)

British prime minister David Cameron talks to staff during a visit to the Tetley factory in Stockton-on-Tees. Mr Cameron told workers that it is “almost impossible to get a decent cup of tea in Europe”. Photograph: PA

British Prime Minister David Cameron, buoyed by his unexpected majority in the House of Commons, is considering holding a referendum on the UK’s membe(...)

Prime minister David Cameron poses for a photograph with newly-elected Conservative MPs in London.  Photograph: Stefan Rousseau - WPA Pool/Getty Images

British prime minister David Cameron has sought to build ties with the right wing of the Conservative Party as he prepares for the renegotiation of th(...)

Leader of the SNP Nicola Sturgeon celebrates during the Glasgow electon declarations.  Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Scots were warned by the Labour Party during the general election campaign that a vote for the SNP would result in David Cameron returning in triumph (...)

David Cameron and his wife, Samantha, are applauded by staff upon entering 10 Downing Street after visiting the queen. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/AFP/Getty Images

MARK HENNESSYLondon Editor Former British prime minister John Major once said that every general election campaign run by any political party is a sha(...)