Friday, July 10, 2020

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William Algar murder: Man charged over killing of musician

Mr Algar, known to friends as Blaise, was found dead at an address in Nowell Road on January 3 after police were called to reports of concern for the occupant. The 53-year-old man’s dismembered body was discovered at the property, with his arms and legs...

Sadiq Khan to have two offices if City Hall moves to Newham

But most GLA staff will work two or three days a week from home on average, under the proposals. The Mayor wants to move City Hall (pictured below) from its £43 million base beside Tower...

Uber to launch commuter boat service in London

Branded vessels will operate on the River Thames between Putney and Woolwich later this summer. It will be Uber's first permanent commuter boat service and will be bookable via its app. Boats will operate through a...

London Mayor tribute on 15th anniversary of 7/7 bombings

A series of explosions ripped through London in co-ordinated terrorist strikes in 2005. The attacks on three London Underground trains and a double-decker bus killed 52 people as well as the bombers, and more than...

Covid-19 infection rates published for South West London

The data showed the number of cases of coronavirus per 100,000 population, and demonstrated that boroughs in South West London remained with relatively low infection rates by that metric compared to other areas of...

UK recycling dumped in Turkey: Veolia issues response

Veolia, which holds contracts with 14 London authorities as well as operating multiple waste management centres in the city, said any overseas exports of sorted recyclables by the company was done with a “stringent duty...

Here is What Smoking Marijuana Every Day Does to Your Body

With medical marijuana legal in states like California, Colorado, Illinois and a growing list, adoption of the drug is becoming more and more commonplace—as is consumption. We consulted doctors and medical resources to discover...

White Cross in Richmond reveals when it will open

The White Cross, on the Richmond riverfront, will reopen on Monday, July 20 after the Government gave the hospitality industry the green light to do so. However, things will be different from before. The pub, which...

Local lockdown not imminent in London

Dr Fiona Twycross – who is leading London’s response to Covid-19 – said infection rates in the capital remain low. On Tuesday, Leicester became the first part of Britain to reenter strict lockdown after coronavirus...

Bianca Williams considers legal action against Met Police

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Bianca Williams and her partner, Ricardo dos Santos, a Portuguese 400m sprinter, were stopped in west London on Saturday. Ms Williams, whose three-month-old son was in the car during the incident, called it...

Covid-19 infection rates published for South West London

The data showed the number of cases of coronavirus per 100,000 population, and demonstrated that boroughs in South West London remained with relatively low infection rates by that metric compared to other areas of...

‘Crystal clear’ drinkers won’t follow distancing guidelines

That was the opinion of Police Federation Chairman John Apter after pubs reopened across England yesterday (Saturday, July 4). Scenes of drinkers massing at bars and pubs and flouting the 1-metre physical distancing rule touted...

Excessive ‘decompression’ warning as English pubs reopen

That's according to Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones, who warned of the risk of "decompression" amid the ongoing ease of lockdown restrictions on the BBC's Today Programme this morning. The Lincolnshire PCC told...

Encrochat: Top tier London criminals arrested by Met Police

The Met Police say the break-through has allowed officers to disrupt murder plots and arrest some of London's longest standing and most dangerous criminals. "Untouchable" kingpins posing as wealthy tycoons are among nearly 200 people...

Richmond Rugby gets grant for children’s summer meals scheme

The organisation will supply children with free nutritional meals on a daily basis, after securing money from the London Coronavirus Response Fund. A spokesman for the club said it had spoken to a number of...

Business sales fall as coronavirus pandemic hits economy

The ongoing financial toll from the pandemic was laid bare in new polling released today (Monday 29 June) – with almost two thirds of businesses in the capital reporting faltering cash flows in the...

Coronavirus worsening London inequality, health boss warns

Professor Kevin Fenton said the pandemic must be a call to action for health leaders in the capital. A growing bank of national evidence shows the virus has hit older people, poorer communities, men, and...

E-scooters allowed on London’s roads from Saturday

New regulations enabling trials of rental e-scooters will come into force on Saturday and the first schemes are expected to be launched next week, Transport Minister Rachel Maclean said. The trials are being held for...

The 35 cities and counties that could face local lockdowns

Following the news of Leicester going back into lockdown - a new list of 35 other cities and countries across England has been published. The list has been worked out according to the number of...

Coronavirus: Schools could be put in large bubbles in Autumn

Primary school class sizes are currently capped at 15 pupils to reduce the number of interactions between young children, but these so-called "bubbles" are set to be doubled to 30 pupils. In secondary schools, bubbles...

5 Ways To Exercise Less And Lose More

1 Introduce Bodyweight Training In an effort to shed those pounds, many people shy away from bodyweight training exercises, such as the ones found in our Virtual Squat, Plank and Press-up challenges but the truth is, bodyweight training is one...

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1 Weight Training Although cardio will burn more calories, weight training is where it’s at if you want to zap the fat. Resistance exercises that involve major muscle groups and your own body weight, like lunges, squats, press-ups, planks, dead lifts, jumping jacks, burpees and the dreaded tricep dip, are all brilliant for building muscle and tone. And if you want to hit the weight training area of the gym to tackle some clean and jerk lifts, the heavier the weight, the...