Busker Charlotte Campbell performing  on the South Bank, London, has been trialling the tap-to-donate project. Photograph: Getty Images

London is to introduce a contactless payment scheme for buskers in what organisers say is a world first. Busk in London, a Mayor of London initiative(...)

Ariana Grande concert attendees Vikki Baker and her daughter Charlotte, aged 13, leave the Park Inn where they were given refuge after last night’s explosion at Manchester Arena on Tuesday. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Desperate parents and friends used social media to search for loved ones on Tuesday after a blast killed at least 22 people at a British concert by US(...)