London transport chief Byford quits after securing long-term funding deal – MKFM 106.3FM

London transport chief Byford quits after securing long-term funding deal – MKFM 106.3FM

Andy Byford, the Transport for London (TfL) chief who helped steer the capital’s bus and Tube networks through the most financially precarious periods in their history, has resigned weeks after securing a new long-term funding deal. Sky News can reveal that Mr Byford’s departure as TfL commissioner will be announced on Thursday morning. His exit … Read more

Did French President Emmanuel Macron’s ‘incognito’ stroll around London include a visit to Greggs? – MKFM 106.3FM

Did French President Emmanuel Macron’s ‘incognito’ stroll around London include a visit to Greggs? – MKFM 106.3FM

Mourners out to pay tribute to the late Queen were stunned to see French President Emmanuel Macron strolling along the River Thames in London. In a lighter moment during the Queen’s official mourning period, the VIP and his wife Brigitte, who had earlier been to see Her Majesty’s lying in state, decided to go walkabout … Read more

Milton Keynes charity takes part in 55 mile bike ride from London to Brighton – MKFM 106.3FM

Milton Keynes charity takes part in 55 mile bike ride from London to Brighton – MKFM 106.3FM

The Henry Allen Trust Family and friends of a Milton Keynes-based charity spent their Sunday taking part in a gruelling 55-mile bike ride from London to Brighton. Team Henry and friends took part in a 55 mile bike ride taking Henry from London to Brighton on Sunday 11th September 2022. The Henry Allen Trust was … Read more

Ashley swoops with bid for stricken Savile Row tailor Gieves & Hawkes – MKFM 106.3FM

Ashley swoops with bid for stricken Savile Row tailor Gieves & Hawkes – MKFM 106.3FM

Mike Ashley, the high street tycoon who has snapped up some of Britain’s best-known retailers, is plotting a takeover of Gieves & Hawkes, the historic Savile Row tailor. Sky News has learnt that Mr Ashley’s Frasers Group is among a handful of bidders vying for control of the brand, which is being sold after its … Read more

Climber scales The Shard barefoot and surprises couple staying on 40th floor of skyscraper – MKFM 106.3FM

Climber scales The Shard barefoot and surprises couple staying on 40th floor of skyscraper – MKFM 106.3FM

A couple staying on the 40th floor of The Shard woke up to a surprise at 6am this morning – a man climbing past their window after scaling the skyscraper barefoot. Paul Curphey, 52, and partner Treasaidh, visited the iconic structure in southeast London for a birthday trip when they noticed someone “waving at the … Read more

Dame Cressida Dick ‘felt intimidated’ into resigning as Met Police commissioner and London mayor Sadiq Khan ‘did not follow due process’, report finds – MKFM 106.3FM

Dame Cressida Dick ‘felt intimidated’ into resigning as Met Police commissioner and London mayor Sadiq Khan ‘did not follow due process’, report finds – MKFM 106.3FM

Dame Cressida Dick “felt intimidated” into resigning as Metropolitan Police Commissioner following an ultimatum from London mayor Sadiq Khan, an independent report has found. The review, by Sir Thomas Winsor, into Dame Cressida’s departure from the force in February also found due process was not followed. Sir Thomas was commissioned to write the report after … Read more

Jeff Bezos’ £350m bet on Tolkien: The Rings of Power premieres in London – MKFM 106.3FM

Jeff Bezos’ £350m bet on Tolkien: The Rings of Power premieres in London – MKFM 106.3FM

Fantasy fans have waited years for something to fill the Game of Thrones shaped hole in their TV schedules, and just weeks after the first prequel House of the Dragon was released, Tolkien now gets the telly treatment thanks to the deep pockets of Amazon. The first episodes of Lord of the Rings: The Rings … Read more

Boy, believed to be 12, stabbed in Newham, east London and two men arrested – MKFM 106.3FM

Boy, believed to be 12, stabbed in Newham, east London and two men arrested – MKFM 106.3FM

A boy believed to be 12 has been stabbed in Newham, east London Metropolitan Police have said officers were called at 8.17pm to Brook’s Road in Plaistow after reporting of a stabbing. The boy was found with a stab wound at the scene. A Met spokesperson said: “He was treated at the scene, and we … Read more

Gemma Owen updates us on her relationship status with Luca Bish – Heart

Gemma Owen updates us on her relationship status with Luca Bish – Heart

Gemma Owen updates us on her relationship status with Luca Bish  Heart