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Keep up to date with the latest news in London.

Whether it's hot topics such as the housing crisis, the cost of rents or quirky novel stories, we will keep you informed with the most relevant news stories and provide informed analysis of current affairs in London.

London News Roundup: Transport Sec Wanted To Keep Trains 'Out Of Labour Mayor's Clutches'

London News Roundup: Transport Sec Wanted To Keep Trains 'Out Of Labour Mayor's Clutches'

Grayling letter leaked.
London News Roundup: Airbnb Imposes Annual 90-Day Limit On London Hosts

London News Roundup: Airbnb Imposes Annual 90-Day Limit On London Hosts

Council permission needed after this cut-off.
London News Roundup: Cold Weather Causes Tube Chaos

London News Roundup: Cold Weather Causes Tube Chaos

M-m-mind t-t-he g-g-g-ap.
London News Roundup: East London Café Slammed For 'Swastika' Smoothie

London News Roundup: East London Café Slammed For 'Swastika' Smoothie

'Rogue employee' to blame.
The Solitude Of The North Bank Is Being Sacrificed For Profit

The Solitude Of The North Bank Is Being Sacrificed For Profit

Udderbelly theatre to be located in Victoria Embankment Gardens.
London News Roundup: £5m Of Punk Memorabilia To Be Burned This Weekend

London News Roundup: £5m Of Punk Memorabilia To Be Burned This Weekend

By Vivienne Westwood and son.
Second Four Quarters Arcade Bar To Open In Hackney

Second Four Quarters Arcade Bar To Open In Hackney

More Pac-Man for everyone.
London News Roundup: 5,000 Hit And Run Victims In London Last Year

London News Roundup: 5,000 Hit And Run Victims In London Last Year

Shocking stat.
London News Roundup: 'Mob' Of Schoolchildren Ambushes Two Police Officers

London News Roundup: 'Mob' Of Schoolchildren Ambushes Two Police Officers

In Lewisham.
London News Roundup: Taxpayers To Foot £369m Bill For Buckingham Palace Repairs

London News Roundup: Taxpayers To Foot £369m Bill For Buckingham Palace Repairs

One's lead pipes are buggered.
London News Roundup: 14 Injured In Ladbroke Grove Bus Crash

London News Roundup: 14 Injured In Ladbroke Grove Bus Crash

One woman was trapped under the bus.
Heathrow Goes All John Lewis For Its New Christmas Ad

Heathrow Goes All John Lewis For Its New Christmas Ad

A bit of a tear-jerker actually.
Heathrow Goes All John Lewis For Its New Christmas Ad

Heathrow Goes All John Lewis For Its New Christmas Ad

A bit of a tear-jerker actually.
London News Roundup: Mayor Asks TfL To Help Overturn Heathrow Decision

London News Roundup: Mayor Asks TfL To Help Overturn Heathrow Decision

Sadiq turns to the experts.
London News Roundup: Is Camden Market's Landowner Killing The Area's Soul?

London News Roundup: Is Camden Market's Landowner Killing The Area's Soul?

What is Market Tech's grand plan?
Tube Staff Vote To Strike

Tube Staff Vote To Strike

Fears over safety; and rise in abuse on staff.
Tube Staff Vote To Strike

Tube Staff Vote To Strike

Fears over safety; and rise in abuse on staff.
We Have A Vacancy

We Have A Vacancy

If you love London, come and work with us!
Work At Londonist

Work At Londonist

Feel free to share this with anyone you think will be interested
London News Roundup: Peckham's Public Arch To Be Demolished For Flats

London News Roundup: Peckham's Public Arch To Be Demolished For Flats

Despite locals' outcry.
London News Roundup: London To Get Its Own Visa?

London News Roundup: London To Get Its Own Visa?

Report recommends yes.
North London Pub Named After Bill Murray

North London Pub Named After Bill Murray

This is awesome
London News Roundup: Anti-Racism Protest To be Held At US Embassy

London News Roundup: Anti-Racism Protest To be Held At US Embassy

Tonight.
Seven Killed In Croydon Tram Crash

Seven Killed In Croydon Tram Crash

50 people taken to hospital.
London News Roundup: Topless Rapper On Rail Tracks Causes Chaos

London News Roundup: Topless Rapper On Rail Tracks Causes Chaos

In Norwood Junction.
London Restaurant Festival Awards 2016: The Winners

London Restaurant Festival Awards 2016: The Winners

These restaurants took the top spots.
London News Roundup: Prisoners Leave Mannequins In Beds, Escape From Pentonville

London News Roundup: Prisoners Leave Mannequins In Beds, Escape From Pentonville

Classic.
Your chance to 'fly' across the Thames.

Your chance to 'fly' across the Thames.

Just like flying into the Houses of Parliament.
Central London Bridges To be Transformed At Night

Central London Bridges To be Transformed At Night

One of these has a bit of a Blitz vibe going on...
London News Roundup: 1 In 5 London Jobs 'Low Paid'

London News Roundup: 1 In 5 London Jobs 'Low Paid'

Claims study.
Why Isn't The Night Czar The Night Czarina?

Why Isn't The Night Czar The Night Czarina?

Who came up with that name anyway?
London News Roundup: Southern Rail Staff To Strike Over Christmas

London News Roundup: Southern Rail Staff To Strike Over Christmas

No no no.
London News Roundup: It's Crossrail The Musical!

London News Roundup: It's Crossrail The Musical!

Please bring this to the West End.
London News Roundup: London's Police Forces 'Should Merge' To Prevent Terror Attacks

London News Roundup: London's Police Forces 'Should Merge' To Prevent Terror Attacks

Says new report.
Is Shakespeare's Globe Too Old Fashioned For Its Own Good?

Is Shakespeare's Globe Too Old Fashioned For Its Own Good?

Is this REALLY a lighting issue?
Eddy Grant To Switch On Brixton's Electric Avenue Lights

Eddy Grant To Switch On Brixton's Electric Avenue Lights

Brixton street gets a spruce up
Under the skin of Tower Bridge

Under the skin of Tower Bridge

Great pics of current works.
See Star Wars Props And Costumes At New London Exhibition

See Star Wars Props And Costumes At New London Exhibition

Is the force strong with you?
London News Roundup: Tate Boss Tells Neighbours To Buy Net Curtains

London News Roundup: Tate Boss Tells Neighbours To Buy Net Curtains

Plus the rest of the day's news.
Fast walking lanes come to Waterloo this week

Fast walking lanes come to Waterloo this week

Good news for the fleet of foot.
King's Cross Pond To Close Next Month

King's Cross Pond To Close Next Month

The petition already has a lot of support
Harwood Arms in Fulham Is London's Best Gastro Pub

Harwood Arms in Fulham Is London's Best Gastro Pub

A "gastro pub on steroids" apparently.
How far will £1.50 take you?

How far will £1.50 take you?

How far will £1.50 take you?
Survey Reveals London's Naughtiest Tube Line

Survey Reveals London's Naughtiest Tube Line

Must try harder
London News Roundup: Could The Dangleway Be London's New Party Spot?

London News Roundup: Could The Dangleway Be London's New Party Spot?

Plus the rest of the day's news.
Local residents have lost the fight to save this Art Deco cinema building

Local residents have lost the fight to save this Art Deco cinema building

To be replaced by a Lidl.
Please Offer Me A Seat: TfL Trials New Badges

Please Offer Me A Seat: TfL Trials New Badges

Badges will help those with disabilities or hidden impairments.
London News Roundup: Police Blow Up Sandwich In Controlled Explosion

London News Roundup: Police Blow Up Sandwich In Controlled Explosion

Plus the rest of the day's news.
London News Roundup: TfL Moves Tube Maintenance Work In-House To Save £80m

London News Roundup: TfL Moves Tube Maintenance Work In-House To Save £80m

Plus the rest of the day's news.
What Does Your Tube Station Sound Like?

What Does Your Tube Station Sound Like?

It's the sound of the Underground