New drug could be key treatment for a range of cancers

New drug could be key treatment for a range of cancers

A new drug designed to counter the effects of an important, but very hard to target, cancer mutation could be effective against a range of tumour types including lung and gynaecological cancers, a new clinical trial shows. Researchers used an innovative, intermittent treatment schedule to limit the drug’s toxicity, and...

Read more
“No financial case” for driverless tube trains

“No financial case” for driverless tube trains

There is “no financial case” for introducing driverless Tube trains, according to a leaked Transport for London (TfL) briefing. Scrapping Tube drivers, who are paid at least £55,000 a year, has been touted as a possible solution to TfL’s financial crisis by Boris Johnson. But the leaked TfL report, seen...

Read more
Job losses and climate funding cuts at City Hall

Job losses and climate funding cuts at City Hall

Sadiq Khan will cut jobs and slash his flagship climate policy in half to balance City Hall budgets hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. The Mayor will publish his slimmed down Greater London Authority (GLA) spending plans tomorrow, cutting £38 million over the next financial year. City Hall warned of...

Read more
The Crack that lets in the Light

The Crack that lets in the Light

If a journey begins with a single step, so an architect’s design begins with a single line. Yards multiply to become miles, lines on blank paper may emerge as no more than a walk to the bus or expand into a great adventure. A journeyman’s best attempt, or a path...

Read more