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London, England, GB

Heathrow Airport reports pre-tax profits down by over £140m to £47m; CEO John Holland-Kaye says customer satisfaction is at a high - @BBCr4today

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London, England, GB

#BREAKING: 50 AFP officers have been deployed to London to help secure the crash site #MH17 - @abcnews

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London, England, GB

Police: Military jets were deployed to London Stansted Airport as precaution after passenger plane lost communication with air traffic controller; airport reopened after plane landed safely - @Harlowstar

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Liverpool Street Railway Station, London, England, GB

Photo: People evacuate Liverpool Street Railway Station in London after fire alarm; station has since reopened - @Ashlavi

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London, England, GB

Editor's note: Reporter @mattholehouse reports a loud bang has been heard outside of Parliament in London; the square has reportedly been sealed off by police. We are looking for confirmation on these reports. - Grace

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air travel

Virgin Airlines says of diverted Shanghai to London flight: 'VS251 diverted as a precautionary measure due to a tech issue' - @VirginAtlantic

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London, England, GB

Drug trial of singer and TV star Tulisa Contostavlos collapses in London - @BBCBreaking

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Photo: Crowd barriers and police keep protestors demonstrating against Gaza attacks back from Downing Street gates in London - @simonharrisitv

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London, England, GB

Heathrow airport flight schedules to be reduced between 4pm & 6pm BST in anticipation of stormy weather - @BBCNews

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London, England, GB

Photo: Lightning streaks across the sky over London as thunderstorms continue - @stormchaser4850

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Central London, London, England, GB

Photo: Lightning fills the sky over central London amid severe thunderstorms - @beckie0 via @stormchaser4850

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London, England, GB

Update: 6 injured after barge crashes into river boat on River Thames in London; none hospitalized - @itvnews

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London, England, GB

Photo: Ferry crashes into a freight barge on the River Thames in London - @rolyelliott

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UK Cabinet reshuffle, July 2014

Michael Fallon appointed Britain's new Secretary of State for Defense - @David_Cameron

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UK Cabinet reshuffle, July 2014

Nicky Morgan appointed Education Secretary and continues as Minister for Women and Equalities; Liz Truss appointed Secretary of State for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - @David_Cameron

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UK Cabinet reshuffle, July 2014

Education Secretary Michael Gove appointed Commons Chief Whip in Cabinet reshuffle - @David_Cameron

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crime & courts

2 more men arrested in connection with murder of a 22-year-old man in Downham, London; 4 men arrested in total - @metpoliceuk

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UK historic sex abuse claims, July 2014

Baroness Elizabeth Butler-Sloss steps down as head of major inquiry into child abuse after establishment connection criticism - @telegraph

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London, England, GB

Singer and former British 'X Factor' judge Tulisa arrives at court ahead of drug trial - @itvnews

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air travel

American Airlines flight from London to Dallas lands safely in Tulsa, Okla., after being diverted due to issue with left engine - via @NBCNews

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