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Ten London Fire Stations Closed This Morning

Ten London Fire Stations Closed This Morning

Mayor's budget cuts hit reality.
Public Sector Workers' Strike Set For 10 July

Public Sector Workers' Strike Set For 10 July

Disputes over pay and pensions.
Planned Fire Station Closures Released

Planned Fire Station Closures Released

12 fire stations, 18 engines and 520 firefighters are set to go.
Budget Cuts Could Mean The End Of London's Police Community Support Officers

Budget Cuts Could Mean The End Of London's Police Community Support Officers

All 1,000 could go.
Fire at Buckingham Palace ‘Could Have Been Another Windsor Castle’

Fire at Buckingham Palace ‘Could Have Been Another Windsor Castle’

Westminster Councillor speaks out ahead of cuts to fire services.
In Pictures: March For The Alternative

In Pictures: March For The Alternative

Photos from Saturday's March for the Alternative protest against the cuts - not all paint bombs and bonfires.
Council Tax Benefit: The 'Silent' Cut

Council Tax Benefit: The 'Silent' Cut

Boroughs slashing support for low income Londoners.
Breastfeeding Support Cut in Southwark And Lambeth

Breastfeeding Support Cut in Southwark And Lambeth

King's Hospital cuts one of its best services.
What To Do With Five Closed Lewisham Libraries?

What To Do With Five Closed Lewisham Libraries?

Lewisham Council have come up with some ideas for what to do with five libraries which look certain to close on 28th May.
13 Fire Engines Are Missing, About To Be Axed

13 Fire Engines Are Missing, About To Be Axed

Mayor asks for £11m in savings.
Why Are You Protesting? UK Uncut

Why Are You Protesting? UK Uncut

We're asking various groups why they're protesting against government cuts on Saturday, and what they'd do instead.
New National Theatre Season Feels The Squeeze

New National Theatre Season Feels The Squeeze

Starry classics and unusual recasting on the menu.
Campaigners Fight For Orpington Priory As Bromley Museum Moves

Campaigners Fight For Orpington Priory As Bromley Museum Moves

Hopes to keep it as a heritage centre.
Student Protests: The Days Ahead

Student Protests: The Days Ahead

Further student protests and sit-ins are expected in the coming days as Thursday's vote on higher education funding approaches. Here's what to expect...
Thousands March In Rain To Support Lewisham Hospital

Thousands March In Rain To Support Lewisham Hospital

Protesters object to plans to close Lewisham's A&E department.
Metropolitan Police Numbers Down 3,000 Since Election

Metropolitan Police Numbers Down 3,000 Since Election

Mayor accused of breaking election pledge. Again.
Public Sector Strikes In London

Public Sector Strikes In London

Thousands march through London once again, as public workers go on strike.
£300k Olympics Bonus For TfL Boss As Government Cuts Funding

£300k Olympics Bonus For TfL Boss As Government Cuts Funding

But hey, TfL will run suburban West Anglia services.
2012 Cupcake Curtain Cut

2012 Cupcake Curtain Cut

Lewisham Hospital A&E And Maternity To Be Downgraded

Lewisham Hospital A&E And Maternity To Be Downgraded

Whittington and Romford hospitals also cutting back.
Council Cuts Come To Lewisham... And You Soon, Probably

Council Cuts Come To Lewisham... And You Soon, Probably

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Today's news from around London.
Council Cuts: Croydon And Lewisham Work Out Their Budgets

Council Cuts: Croydon And Lewisham Work Out Their Budgets

Croydon is cutting money from youth services but might save their libraries; Lewisham is so scared of protest they moved their council meetings to mornings.
Weekend Protests: Student Fees And Tax Avoidance

Weekend Protests: Student Fees And Tax Avoidance

It's another weekend of protests: a march against the rise in tuition fees and scrapping of EMA, plus fake hospitals setting up in Boots.
A&Es To Close At Four North West London Hospitals

A&Es To Close At Four North West London Hospitals

Plans for Charing Cross, Ealing, Hammersmith and Central Middlesex rubber stamped.
Crossrail To Go Ahead In Its Entirety

Crossrail To Go Ahead In Its Entirety

Demonstrators Rush Lewisham Town Hall To Protest Against Cuts

Demonstrators Rush Lewisham Town Hall To Protest Against Cuts

Arrests were made at Lewisham Town Hall last night as protestors rushed the building in attempt to attend the council meeting to approve a series of cuts for the borough.
Student Protests Update: Largely Peaceful As March Reaches End

Student Protests Update: Largely Peaceful As March Reaches End

Several thousand students march through London to protest education changes.
Protest Continues Over Plans To Close Lambeth Libraries

Protest Continues Over Plans To Close Lambeth Libraries

Carnegie library has been occupied for more than a week.
Final Report Recommends Downgrading Lewisham's A&E

Final Report Recommends Downgrading Lewisham's A&E

Strong public opposition makes no difference to proposals.
Why The Spending Review Means You'll Be Paying More Council Tax For Fewer Services

Why The Spending Review Means You'll Be Paying More Council Tax For Fewer Services

Budget cuts on the way.
Key London Hospitals To Lose Over 600 Jobs

Key London Hospitals To Lose Over 600 Jobs

Over 250 nursing staff excised by financial scalpel.
Protesters Set To Occupy Trafalgar Square This Weekend

Protesters Set To Occupy Trafalgar Square This Weekend

Anti-cuts demonstrators are planning a second (or third, depending on how you see it) camp-out amongst the fountains.
Hospitals In North West London Will Close

Hospitals In North West London Will Close

Budget cuts and improvements to patient care lead to fewer, larger hospitals.
Theatre Interview: Dan Reballato

Theatre Interview: Dan Reballato

We speak to Dan Rebellato, Professor of Contemporary Theatre at Royal Holloway about his new play Chekhov in Hell, his London roots, government cuts and modern bullshit.
Boris Johnson To Push Through Consultation On Fire Service Cuts

Boris Johnson To Push Through Consultation On Fire Service Cuts

Mayor will overturn decision of Fire Authority.
Boris 'Not Minded' To Give More Money To Stop Fire Service Cuts

Boris 'Not Minded' To Give More Money To Stop Fire Service Cuts

Fire Authority voted to reject cuts: will the Mayor overrule?
NHS Report Proposes Overhaul To Deal With Funding Shortfall

NHS Report Proposes Overhaul To Deal With Funding Shortfall

Hospital closures, in other words.
Harrow Libraries Going Self Service

Harrow Libraries Going Self Service

Fire Authority Defies Boris Johnson Over Cuts

Fire Authority Defies Boris Johnson Over Cuts

Refuses to comply with Mayoral directive to press on with closing fire stations.
Weekend Protests Against The Cuts: Not Just Topshop

Weekend Protests Against The Cuts: Not Just Topshop

It's a weekend of protest against government cuts all across London. We got a first hand account of the protest at Topshop, and took a look at stuff happening in Lewisham and Goldsmiths.
After Closures, Fire Brigade Response Times Go Up But Also Down

After Closures, Fire Brigade Response Times Go Up But Also Down

Figures send mixed messages.
Fire Station Closure Plans Approved

Fire Station Closure Plans Approved

Legal advice said Fire Authority had no choice.
Haringey Council Considering Selling Off Community Centres

Haringey Council Considering Selling Off Community Centres

Repairs bill for venues comes to £14.5m.
Rescue Units Cut To Save Clapham And New Cross Fire Stations

Rescue Units Cut To Save Clapham And New Cross Fire Stations

Revised changes to fire brigade released.
Public Sector Workers Strike Over Pensions

Public Sector Workers Strike Over Pensions

Teachers and government workers are forming picket lines, plus a march through central London.
Cuts To Front-Line Police Numbers

Cuts To Front-Line Police Numbers

Around 2,000 officers and 1,000 PCSOs are expected to go in the wake of budget cuts.
Appeal For Cash To Save Blackheath Fireworks

Appeal For Cash To Save Blackheath Fireworks

Why Are You Protesting? The Public Sector Worker

Why Are You Protesting? The Public Sector Worker

We’re asking various people why they’re protesting against government cuts on Saturday, and what they’d do instead.
West London Councils Combine Library Forces

West London Councils Combine Library Forces

Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington and Chelsea councils hail move to save local libraries - but the news isn't as good as they claim.