Kensington

Grenfell Shows Tories Are 'Not Human Beings', Says Kensington Labour Activist

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK Politics

The Tory Government are “not human beings” and “need to be removed” from office, a woman grief-stricken by the Grenfell Tower fire has said. ...

Grenfell Survivors Offered 'Budget Hotels' As Ministers Accused Of Housing 'Lie'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Politics

Grenfell Tower survivors are staying in “budget hotels” as ministers stand accused of failing to offer them decent housing. Hammersmith MP Andy S...

Stormzy Hailed In Parliament As A 'Poet Laureate' Of Grenfell Tower

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK

Stormzy has been celebrated in Westminster as one of the rappers “calling out Grenfell Britain in gut-wrenching prose”. Kensington’s new MP Emm...

New Kensington Council Leader Admits She's 'Never Been Inside A High Rise Tower Block'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK

The newly-appointed leader of Kensington Council - tasked with helping the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire - is already facing claims that she is ...

Outside Taskforce To Take Over Kensington Council Services

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Politics

Kensington and Chelsea council is to have key services taken over by a specialist “taskforce” following its heavily criticised response to the Gre...

The Waugh Zone Wednesday July 4, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Politics

1. PAY DAY MOANS? As the Cabinet meets this morning, ministers will look united as they stroll up and down Downing Street uniformly refusing to answ...

New Grenfell Council Boss Offers Heartfelt, Unreserved Apology For Failings

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK

The new leader of Kensington & Chelsea Borough Council has said she is “truly sorry’ for its failings over the Grenfell Tower fire. Elizabeth Camp...

Grenfell Tower Residents To Be Rehoused In £1.6M Luxury Kensington Flats

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK

Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire will be relocated into a luxury apartment complex in Kensington, where prices start at £1,575,000. Residents cur...

Grenfell Survivor Makes Desperate Plea For Day Of Rage Protests To Remain Peaceful

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK

A survivor of the Grenfell Tower disaster has made a desperate plea for the “Day of Rage” protests to remain peaceful. Mahad Egal, who lived on th...

Grenfell Tower Survivors Getting Just £10 From Local Council, Reveals Volunteer

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Politics

Survivors of the Grenfell fire are being given just £10 by authorities despite more than £3million being donated to relief funds, according to a vol...

High-Rise Tower Blocks From 1960s And 1970s Could Be Torn Down, Sadiq Khan Says

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 18.06.2017 | UK

High-rise tower blocks which were built in the 1960s and 1970s could be “systematically torn down” in the wake of the deadly Grenfell Tower fire, ...

Theresa May Chased By Angry Protesters After She Visits Fire Victims

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK

Theresa May has been chased out of Kensington by an angry crowd shouting “coward!” and “shame on you!”, as she was bundled into her car amid g...

Grenfell Tower Fire Exposes The Troubling Inequalities Dividing London's Wealthy Borough

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK

Walk ten minutes from the burnt out site of the Grenfell Tower block, still smouldering nearly two days after the blaze that devastated the 24-storey ...

Grenfell Tower's Controversial History Exposed After Horrific Inferno Kills At Least 12

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK

At 5am on Wednesday, less than four hours after a fire had engulfed the entire 24 storeys of a west London tower block - claiming at least 12 lives an...

Muslims Awake To Begin Their Ramadan Fast Were 'A Lifeline' In Grenfell Tower Blaze

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK

Muslims who were awake because they were beginning their Ramadan fast “saved people’s lives” when a deadly blaze broke out at a west London towe...

Grenfell Tower Residents Predicted Inferno In Series Of Disturbing Blog Posts

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK

Residents of the London tower block that went up in flames claiming a number of lives warned KCTMO, the building’s management, that it posed a massi...

Affluent Londoners Among Most At Risk Of Burglary

Bryn Glover | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK
Bryn Glover

The risk of crime is always a factor for any person considering renting or buying a home; indeed, the risk of residential burglary is among the most pressing concerns for any potential tenant or homeowner. This is not just because burglaries can have a huge financial impact, but because they also cause a great deal of emotional distress.

50 Rescued From Burning London Flats

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 31.10.2015 | UK

Firefighters have rescued 50 people from a burning tower block in west London after a fire in a third-floor flat. Around 60 firefighters and eight ...

Ex-Council Flat Hits London Property Market For £1.15m

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK

An ex council flat has gone on the London property market for more than £1million – in what is believed to be a first for the city. The two bed...

You'll Never Guess Why This Mansion Is Worth The Same As A One-Car Garage

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK

A 28-bedroom country manor on a five-acre estate and a one-car garage have both gone on the market for the same price - £500,000. We've said it be...

Where In London Will £11,000 Buy You Just One Square Metre?

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK

A home buyer in Kensington and Chelsea faces paying more than £10,000 just to own one square metre of the property, research has found. The London...

Government Delivers Bad News for Crown Post Offices

Murad Qureshi | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Politics
Murad Qureshi

I recognise the need for Crown Post Offices to reform, yet they are an essential part of the fabric of our communities and deserve to be protected. It is critical reform is not at the expense of the service provided to Londoners.

Is Abstract Art Making a Comeback?

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 27.03.2013 | Home
Lorenzo Belenguer

Nikola became interested in abstracting our own reality after moving to London and graduating from St Martin's College of Art and Design a decade ago.

Teaching Children With Dyslexia

Alex Dyer | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Alex Dyer

Unfortunately, the label of 'being dyslexic' is often been seen as a negative one. One which can produce upset, limitations and hurdles to a student. However, with the right training, teaching and encouragement it can also produce strengths, talents and creative gifts.

The Most Expensive Streets In England And Wales

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK

Egerton Crescent in south-west London is the most expensive street in England and Wales, with homes there typically costing a cool £8.1 million, a st...