Air pollution linked to more severe mental illness – study | Air pollution

[ad_1] Exposure to air pollution is linked to an increased severity of mental illness, according to the most comprehensive study of its kind. The research, involving 13,000 people in London, found that a relatively small increase in exposure to nitrogen dioxide led to a 32% increase in the risk of needing community-based treatment and an … Read more

Extinction Rebellion protesters block Oxford Circus in London | Extinction Rebellion

[ad_1] Extinction Rebellion protesters have blocked Oxford Circus in London, the site of one of the group’s most famous occupations, as women took the lead on the third day of its latest campaign of disobedience. Just before 2pm, protesters swarmed into the middle of the intersection between Regent Street and Oxford Street, London’s busiest shopping … Read more

Duchess of Cambridge pays respects to Sarah Everard in London – video | UK news

[ad_1] The Duchess of Cambridge has been filmed looking at notes and flowers left for Sarah Everard in London. Organisers of Reclaim These Streets planned to hold a demonstration on Clapham Common on Saturday, near to where the 33-year-old, whose body was formally identified on Friday, went missing.  But organisers said that despite their attempts … Read more

Extinction Rebellion targets City of London over climate role | Extinction Rebellion

[ad_1] The City of London will be the target of a new round of Extinction Rebellion protests aimed at highlighting the role of high finance in the climate crisis, starting next week and carrying on for at least a fortnight. Thousands of protesters are expected to take part in a series of actions in the … Read more

London’s West End is recovering from Covid crisis, says Shaftesbury | Shaftesbury

[ad_1] Shaftesbury, the central London landlord that owns parts of Chinatown, Soho and Covent Garden, has reported that Londoners and domestic tourists are returning in growing numbers, bringing footfall back to about half the level before the pandemic. The cafes, bars and restaurants in the capital’s West End are experiencing a strong recovery as visitors … Read more