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Jobsworths say it will take SEVEN YEARS and £140m to repair Hammersmith Bridge, but a fix is at hand

ROBERT HARDMAN: There is a short-term quick-fix to Hammersmith Bridge at hand. It comes courtesy of a London family with a long and distinguished track record in such things.
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Fact Check: Did Military Play 'Hit the Road Jack' Outside White House on Trump's Last Day?
On Donald Trump's last day as president, social media was full of memes and posts to mark the end of his term.
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Australian Open tennis stars urged not to feed mice in hotel rooms
"Wee, sleekit, cowrin, tim'rous beastie," wrote renowned Sottish poet Robert Burns in his poem "To a Mouse."
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‘Bachelor’ alum Arie Luyendyk Jr. and wife Lauren reveal sex of twins
"How did we get so lucky @laurenluyendyk?!" Arie wrote on Instagram.
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Jennifer Lopez looks sharp in Chanel ahead of Inauguration Day performance
She's set to sing after Joe Biden is sworn in.
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Kamala Harris’ purple inauguration outfit champions black designers
For Wednesday’s historic inauguration, Vice President Kamala Harris elected to wear black designers Christopher John Rogers and Sergio Hudson. On a day that is not only historic for the incoming 56-year-old Vice President — Harris is the first female, the first woman of color and the first woman of Asian American descent to occupy the...
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Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine likely to protect against UK strain: study
Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is likely to protect against the highly contagious mutant strain that has spread across the UK, a new study revealed. Researchers involved in the study — which was posted online Tuesday but has yet to be published or peer-reviewed — engineered pseudoviruses with the full set of mutations present in B117, the...
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CBS News poll shows Americans are scared yet hopeful for first year of Biden presidency
New CBS News polls show Americans have concerns about the increase of political division and violence in the country. CBS News Director of Elections and Surveys Anthony Salvanto spoke with Anne-Marie Green and Vladimir Duthiers on CBSN about what the data shows as we head into the first year of Joe Biden's presidency.
Celebrities at Biden's inauguration: Full list of performers and guests
Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Garth Brooks and more celebrities are scheduled to perform at Joe Biden and Kamala Harris' inauguration ceremony as well as related events that will follow.
Alpha Kappa Alpha declares January 20 "Kamala D. Harris Day"
The sorority asked members to share photos of their celebrations with the hashtag #KamalaHarrisDay.
Biden to rescind Trump's 1776 Commission
President-elect Joe Biden's administration will rescind President Trump's 1776 Commission -- an educational initiative designed to teach U.S. history from a patriotic perspective -- on Biden's first day in office.
Officer Who Confronted Capitol Mob Is Escorting Kamala Harris To Inaugural Ceremony
Officer Eugene Goodman is credited with averting further bloodshed during the assault on the Capitol on Jan. 6.
Nolte: Cuomo Threatens to Sue U.S. Taxpayers if We Don't Pay for His Incompetence
Gov. Andrew "Grandma Slayer" Cuomo (D-NY) is threatening to sue American taxpayers if we don't pay for his well-documented ineptitude.
Where Does Philip Rivers Rank Among NFL's Great Quarterbacks? His Career in Numbers
The 17-season veteran announced his retirement on Wednesday, bringing an illustrious career to an end.
House GOP freshmen offer to work with Biden: 'Americans are tired of the partisan gridlock'
A group of GOP House freshmen penned a letter to President-elect Joe Biden on his inauguration day pledging to work with the incoming Democratic president to find common ground solutions for all Americans.
Analysis of Trump's farewell speech before Biden's inauguration
President Trump delivered a farewell speech on the morning of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, which Mr. Trump chose not to attend. CBS News political analyst Leslie Sanchez and Antjuan Seawright, a CBS News political contributor and a Democratic strategist, joined CBSN to discuss the outgoing president's remarks.
Deshaun Watson should get to Jets ‘as quickly as possible’: Richard Sherman
One of Robert Saleh’s former defensive stars is advocating for Deshaun Watson to find his way to the Jets. “If I was Deshaun, I’d get out of there as quickly as possible. I’d head to New York. … The Jets,” 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman said on “The Cris Collinsworth Podcast,” which Sherman co-hosts. “It would...
Indian village cheers for Harris before swearing-in as US VP
THULASENDRAPURAM, India — People in a tiny Indian village surrounded by rice paddies flocked to a Hindu temple, burst crackers and uttered prayers Wednesday hours before its descendant, Kamala Harris, takes her oath of office to become the US vice president. Groups of women in bright saris and men wearing white dhotis thronged the temple...
Melania Trump through the years as first lady
What designers does the first lady choose to wear? Click through to see Melania Trump's ensembles through her years as FLOTUS.
Trump pardons Lil Wayne and commutes Kodak Black, but snubs Joe Exotic
In his final hours as president, Trump pardoned Lil Wayne and commuted the sentence of fellow rapper Kodak Black. No such luck for "Tiger King" star Joe Exotic.
Presidents and justices join the inaugural stage to witness Joe Biden and Kamala Harris make history
• Watch CNN live: Special coverage of Joe Biden's inauguration
'Madame VP:' Steph Curry Sends Kamala Harris a Warriors Jersey for Inauguration Day
The Golden State Warriors wanted nothing to do with the White House over the last four years. However, it appears that's changing.
Pictures Show Donald Trump Leaving the White House for the Final Time As President
Donald Trump left the White House on the South Lawn in a send-off which included a red carpet and saluting soldiers.
Trump extends clemency to sports gamblers and a rapper who had Lamar Jackson’s support
Rapper Kodak Black, sports gambler Billy Walters and others received clemency from President Trump in one of his final acts as president.
CNN's Acosta: Trump leaving office 'like an autocrat,' heading into 'exile'
CNN White House reporter Jim Acosta said President Trump was leaving office "like an autocrat" on Wednesday morning, due to his decision to skip Joe Biden's inauguration ceremony.
Hunter Biden appears for inauguration ceremonies amid federal probe, says ‘all good’
President-elect Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden, who has been under federal investigation, appeared at the Capitol on Wednesday for his father's inauguration ceremony.
Jessica Simpson models a sexy snakeskin swimsuit in the snow
"Give me steam."
Ed Rendell on friend and Democratic ally Joe Biden's inauguration
Ed Rendell, former Democratic governor of Pennsylvania and a longtime friend of Joe Biden's, joined CBSN to discuss the significance of Inauguration Day and the upcoming Biden administration.
Coco Gauff gets creative to beat Australian Open quarantine
It’s not all boredom and bad food inside Australian Open quarantine. American star Coco Gauff turned her hotel room into a makeshift practice court by propping her mattress against the wall. Gauff, who reached the fourth round of last year’s Australian Open, is one of many players forced into quarantine over COVID-19 contact tracing before...
What Is a Palindrome? Biden's Inauguration Day Begins 10-Day Run of Rare Dates
There are only 38 seven and eight-digit palindrome dates in the 21st century, today being one of them.
Trump leaves office with a good — but not historically great — stock market record
The stock market has been one of President Donald Trump's favorite metrics for how the nation is doing. The awkward part: The market hasn't performed as well under his administration as it has under prior presidents.
Thomas to go on training program after anti-gay slur
Justin Thomas intends to go through an individual training program to “become a better person” after he was picked up uttering a homophobic slur under his breath when he missed a putt at a tournament in Hawaii this month.
Super Host? Bucs can become 1st to play Super Bowl at home
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a chance to make history at Green Bay on Sunday. If they do, it might come with an asterisk.
The CW Shifts ‘The Flash’ Premiere, Sets ‘Superman & Lois’ Event
The network will debut Superman & Lois during a special "Super" Tuesday event on February 23.
Trump ends it all with one final scam — and it bodes badly for Trumpism’s future
It's a fitting end to a presidency that's been awash in grift from the start.
Trump ends it all with one final scam — and it bodes badly for Trumpism’s future
It's a fitting end to a presidency that's been awash in grift from the start.
The significance of the Bible Joe Biden is using on Inauguration Day
When President-elect Joe Biden takes the oath of office Wednesday, he'll do so using a Bible with 127 years of family history behind it.
Europeans Say China Will Replace U.S. as Most Powerful Nation in 10 Years: Survey
The continent is looking to forge its own path separate from that of the U.S. and China.
NYPD halts its COVID-19 vaccine rollout due to state’s shortage
Just over a week after the NYPD started a widespread vaccine rollout of its ranks, the department has hit the brakes due to a statewide shortage, The Post has learned.
Marc Morano: COVID-19 Lockdowns Set Precedent for Climate Change Lockdown
Marc Morano, founder of Climate Depot and author of the forthcoming Green Fraud: Why the Green New Deal Is Even Worse than You Think, warned "climate change" would be used as a pretext for lockdowns as is being done with coronavirus.
Who Is Eugene Goodman? Capitol Police Officer Who Led Rioters Away Escorts Kamala Harris to Inauguration
Norah O'Donnell of CBS News said that Harris "will actually be escorted up those stairs by the acting deputy House sergeant-at arms."
Opinion: The Trump era: Time flies when you're not having fun
You know, when it comes right down to it, it's been a fast four years. Or not.
China Calls U.S. Uighur 'Genocide' Designation 'Piece of Wastepaper'
The Chinese Foreign Ministry's spokesman called outgoing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo "a doomsday clown."
Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Double Dad (Pai Em Dobro)’ On Netflix, A Sweet Brazilian Comedy Where A Teen Girl Tries To Find Out Who Her Father Is
This Portuguese-language flick is big on heart and wholesome humor.
How to upgrade your skin care routine this winter, according to derms
Whether you're battling acne or trying to soothe ultra-dry skin, we spoke to two dermatologists to round up products that will deliver some serious moisture to your skin this winter.
Joe Biden, Kamala Harris morph into comic book heroes
There's a pair of new comic book superheroes in town - Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
Gustave Caillebotte brought Paris to life in this 19th-century masterpiece
While still in his 20s, the artist captured the city in ways that no photograph could.
Robert Louis Stevenson’s ‘Kidnapped’ is not just an adventure tale, it’s a timely novel about politics and dissent
Stevenson’s classic 19th-century novel is study in loyalty against a backdrop of violence and unrest.