#south-london

Northern Line extension opens serving Battersea Power Station and Nine Elms in Tube's first expansion this century
L ondon Underground's first major expansion this century has opened.
Two new Northern line stations opened in south London following a 1.1 billion project.
London Underground's Northern line extension comes into service
The first major addition to the London Underground this century comes into service on Monday, when the Northern line extension opens to carry passengers to new stops at Nine Elms and Battersea Power Station.
Conor Gallagher not quite ready for England call-up - Crystal Palace boss Vieira
Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira believes Conor Gallagher is not yet quite ready for a call up to Gareth Southgate's England side.
Tsuruta Architects adds 27,000 feline faces across five new homes in Catford
UK-studio Tsuruta Architects has completed a housing project in south London called The Queen of Catford, which features thousands of cat faces and a pair of blue heritage plaques dedicated to fictional characters.
Make crimes against women same priority for police as terrorism, watchdog says
P reventing violence against women and girls should be considered as much of a priority as counter-terrorism, a police watchdog has said.
Police watchdog probes arrest of Black driver, 70, left in hospital
An incident in which an elderly Black man needed hospital treatment for serious facial injuries after being stopped by officers over a faulty brake light has been referred to the police watchdog, The Independent has heard.
Met refers itself to IOPC over elderly black man hospitalised after arrest
The Metropolitan police has referred itself to the Independent Office for Police Conduct over an incident where an elderly black man was hospitalised after officers pulled over his vehicle in south London.
Teenager denied student loan despite coming to Britain as a baby
A woman who came to the UK as a baby has been denied access to a student loan that would allow her to attend university.
Murder investigation launched after missing man found dead in south London
P olice have launched a murder investigation after a man's body was found in south London after he was reported missing from the Reading area.
Covid-19 booster vaccine campaign has started, confirms Health Secretary Sajid Javid
Health Secretary Sajid Javid today confirmed that the Covid-19 booster campaign has started and pledged to "level-up" health in England.