Evening Standard
Elizabeth line latest LIVE: Excitement builds ahead of Crossrail opening
Mon, 23 May 2022 23:03:51 GMT

The Elizabeth line will finally open to the public on Tuesday, after more than 10 years and £20 billion spent on the project.

Whole country will reap rewards as Elizabeth line opens, says PM
Mon, 23 May 2022 23:01:00 GMT
The Government said the Elizabeth line project is supporting 55,000 jobs, 1,000 apprenticeships and is forecast to boost the economy by £42 billion.
Oil and gas industry calls on Johnson to reject windfall tax proposal
Mon, 23 May 2022 23:01:00 GMT
Signatories warn that the industry is only in the early days of a recovery.
East London theatre gets listed status for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
Mon, 23 May 2022 23:01:00 GMT

An East London theatre is one of six historic sites that have been Grade II listed to mark the Jubilee.

Elizabeth line: ‘Historic’ day for London as Crossrail finally set to open in huge boost to capital
Mon, 23 May 2022 23:01:00 GMT

The first westbound train is due to leave Abbey Wood station at 6.30am, followed three minutes later by an eastbound service from Paddington

MPs suggest Johnson behind ‘mysterious intervention’ in Nowzad evacuation
Mon, 23 May 2022 23:01:00 GMT
Downing Street has denied the Prime Minister played any role in prioritising the evacuation of the animal welfare charity’s staff from Afghanistan.
Foreign Office chief’s exit demanded by MPs critical of ‘deep failures’ on Kabul
Mon, 23 May 2022 23:01:00 GMT
A Foreign Affairs Committee report was scathing of the Government’s handling of the evacuation of Afghanistan.
Eco activists ‘could undermine energy security and hinder net-zero effort’
Mon, 23 May 2022 23:01:00 GMT
Offshore Energies UK said the industry is ‘aligned with their long-term vision’.
UK’s first national black British civil-rights group launched
Mon, 23 May 2022 23:01:00 GMT
The launch coincides with the second anniversary of the murder in the US of George Floyd.
Number of monkeypox cases in UK rises to 57
Mon, 23 May 2022 22:59:41 GMT
Those at the highest risk of contracting the disease are being asked to self-isolate at home for 21 days.
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