Entertainment

Pretty Woman musical is coming to London in 2020, Bryan Adams says

[ad_1] Image copyright Matthew Murphy Image caption Pretty Woman, starring Samantha Barks and Andy Karl, opened on Broadway last August A musical based on hit film Pretty Woman is to open in London next year.Singer Bryan Adams, who has co-written the music and lyrics for the stage version, confirmed the news and said he was "excited" about the plans.The musical is based on the 1990 romantic comedy starring Julia Roberts
Science/Nature

ZSL London Zoo shares animal X-rays

[ad_1] Image copyright ZSL London Zoo Image caption Tokay gecko (Gekko gecko) The expert veterinary team at ZSL London Zoo has shared a selection of X-rays made during routine health checks of its 18,000 animals.The images reveal the inner workings of a variety of different species, including frogs, snakes, geckos and turtles, and provide valuable insight for the vet team."We can tell so much about an animal's health from looking
Entertainment

Baftas 2019: Stars descend on London for ceremony

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rami Malek and Margot Robbie will be among those gathering at London's Royal Albert All Some the biggest names in cinema are set to gather at London's Royal Albert Hall for this year's Bafta film awards.The Favourite, which stars Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz, leads the race with 12 nominations.It's well ahead of its closest competitors - Bohemian Rhapsody, A Star
Education

London state school secures 41 Oxbridge offers

[ad_1] Image caption Dorcas wanted to prove that you can turn around a negative experience "Both of my mums were so excited," says Dorcas Shodeinde. "First I rang my foster mum and then I rang my actual mum," she explains.Dorcas has been in care since she was 14 and has just received an offer to study Law at Oxford university.She is one of 41 students at Brampton Manor, a state
UK News

Four men found stabbed in Edmonton, north London

[ad_1] Image copyright Google Four men in their in their 20s have been found with stab wounds in north London, the Metropolitan Police said.Officers were called to reports of a fight on Fraser Road, Edmonton, at 17:55 GMT.Police said they were waiting for updates on the condition of the men, who were all taken to hospital for treatment.On Saturday, two men and a teenage boy were injured in a shooting
UK News

Man, 98, fighting for life after robbery in north London home

[ad_1] Image copyright Met Police Image caption Peter Gouldstone is being treated in hospital after sustaining bruising and a head injury A 98-year-old man is fighting for his life after he was attacked and robbed in his home. Peter Gouldstone was found with bruising and a head injury at a house in Evesham Road, in the Bounds Green area of north London, on Tuesday.His son Simon said he "feared the
UK News

EU plans post-Brexit London ’embassy’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images The European Union plans to have a 29-strong team of diplomats in London to represent it after Brexit. It will be called a "delegation" - not an embassy - and will be part of the EU's foreign policy arm, the European External Action Service (EEAS).There will also be a mission with five staff in Belfast to oversee the implementation of the withdrawal agreement in Northern
Health

The London choir for people affected by mental health

[ad_1] BBC Radio 5 Live has been to meet a London-based community choir for people affected by mental health issues.'More than just a choir' director, David Phelops, said the choir's purpose is to gather people who have "not just suffered mental illness" but also for those "affected by it, either carers, friends or family".He said you "don't have to be anything [you're not]" at the choir, as there are "no