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Douglas Carswell

Douglas Carswell to resign from parliament and force a by-election following his defection to UKIP - @SophyRidgeSky

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London, England, GB

Conservative Party MP Douglas Carswell defects to UKIP - @David_Singleton

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air travel

Photo: Emergency services at Gatwick Airport respond to EasyJet flight diverted because of smoke - @RichardCaddy

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air travel

EasyJet flight from Liverpool lands safely at London Gatwick following reports of smoke in the cockpit - @RichardCaddy

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King's Cross, London, England, GB

London's King's Cross station re-opens following fire alert - @standardnews

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King's Cross, London, England, GB

Transport for London confirms King's Cross station is closed due to a fire alert - @TfLTravelAlerts

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King's Cross, London, England, GB

Editor's note: Multiple witnesses are reporting that there is a fire alarm going off at King's Cross station in London. We will update when we know more. - Grace

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real estate

London-focused estate agency Foxtons to pay special dividend after reporting a 29% rise in first-half core earnings - @Reuters

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Boris Johnson

London mayor Boris Johnson seeking to become Conservative candidate for Uxbridge and South Ruislip at 2015 UK General Election, spokesman says - @BBCBreaking

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Family of British Ebola victim William Pooley say he is receiving 'excellent care' at Royal Free Hospital in London - @BBCBreaking

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Plane carrying first British Ebola patient has landed at RAF Northolt in London - @SkyNewsBreak

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Ebola outbreak 2014

British Ebola patient to be treated in special isolation unit at London's Royal Free Hospital - @BBCBreaking

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London, England, GB

Metropolitan Police issue safety advice ahead of London's Notting Hill street Carnival - @itvnews

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Europe

Survey: London is Europe's costliest city for cultural activities; pricier than Paris for attractions such as ballet and opera - @itvlondon

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travel

Photo: United Arab Emirates issues map of 'dangerous' areas of London following 2 separate attacks this year - @TheNationalUAE, @RoryWSJ

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American journalist executed by Islamic State

David Cameron returns to London after video purportedly shows murder of James Foley by man with British accent - @Reuters

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Palace of Westminster, London, England, GB

Photo: Workers clean the face of Big Ben clock tower in London - @paulwaugh

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Julian Assange legal issues

Assange says his health has suffered during time in London's Ecuadorian embassy - @Reuters

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Julian Assange legal issues

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange tells press 'I am leaving the embassy, soon' though does not specify on what terms - live video

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Julian Assange legal issues

Photo: Police push press cordons back as numbers grow over rumors Assange will leave embassy - @ollybarratt

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