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More stories: food banks, New Cross fire station anniversary and good news for UK hacker

Food poverty is on the rise in the UK. Image: Wikimedia creative commons licence.

Food poverty is on the rise in the UK. Image: Wikimedia creative commons licence.

Food poverty has become a growing issue recently with food bank use now at record highs as more and more people below the breadline seek assistance.

With meal handouts currently more than double 2013 numbers, Tom Hill went to Richmond Foodbank to investigate.


2016 marks the 150th anniversary of London Fire Brigades.

The busiest fire and rescue service in England are marking the occasion with open days at fire houses across the capital.

Harriet Onyett went to New Cross fire station, the oldest in London, on Queens Road in South East London.

She spoke to firefighters about their open day, and what a day in the office looks like.


For some, the hot weather over the weekend signifies the start of summer.

Harriet Onyett went to one of the many finger-licking festivals springing up around the capital.


A London judge has thrown out a bid by the National Crime Agency to force an alleged computer hacker to hand over his passwords.

Chris Delaney has been looking at the situation.

 

 

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