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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.

Can You Swap Your Old £5 Note At The Bank Of England?

Can You Swap Your Old £5 Note At The Bank Of England?

We went to find out.
Victoria Station's New Ticket Hall Could Be Finished In Time For Christmas

Victoria Station's New Ticket Hall Could Be Finished In Time For Christmas

Not long to wait now...
Here's Why Waterloo Residents Are Angry With Bjorn From ABBA

Here's Why Waterloo Residents Are Angry With Bjorn From ABBA

Would you go to this restaurant?
The Piccadilly Circus Lights Are Back On

The Piccadilly Circus Lights Are Back On

Low key ceremony introduces the 'megascreen'.
A road that vanished 60 years ago has now reappeared

A road that vanished 60 years ago has now reappeared

Sculptural fountains recall a lost river.
Winning Design For London's Holocaust Memorial Revealed

Winning Design For London's Holocaust Memorial Revealed

Situated by the Houses of Parliament.
Two New Stations And 25,000 New Homes Are Being Planned

Two New Stations And 25,000 New Homes Are Being Planned

There will be a few more jobs too.
Islington Council Has Launched A Not For Profit Energy Company

Islington Council Has Launched A Not For Profit Energy Company

Tempted to switch?
TfL Are Trialing A New Screen That Shows How Busy Trains Are

TfL Are Trialing A New Screen That Shows How Busy Trains Are

How busy?!
London's Ugly History With Acid Attacks

London's Ugly History With Acid Attacks

Known as vitriol back then.
Ripley's Believe It Or Not Has Closed, And We Can't Believe It

Ripley's Believe It Or Not Has Closed, And We Can't Believe It

The curious emporium closes.
The Value Of Homes Next To Tube Stations Has Increased By Up To 57% In A Decade

The Value Of Homes Next To Tube Stations Has Increased By Up To 57% In A Decade

Did you buy a house close to the tube in the 00s?
Fancy Spending Bonfire Night In A Hotel Room At The Top Of The Shard?

Fancy Spending Bonfire Night In A Hotel Room At The Top Of The Shard?

No need to pick which display to go to - you'll see them all.
Some Tube Lines Are Going To Get A Whole Lot Faster

Some Tube Lines Are Going To Get A Whole Lot Faster

Are you a disgruntled Hammersmith & City or Circle line commuter?
How HS2 Is Already Changing Euston

How HS2 Is Already Changing Euston

The diggers move in.
Plans To Transform Oxford Street Have Progressed... Slightly

Plans To Transform Oxford Street Have Progressed... Slightly

What do you want to see change on Oxford Street?
New Tunnel Boring Machine Named Amanda

New Tunnel Boring Machine Named Amanda

Digging about to begin.
This 236m Skyscraper Could Soon Tower Over Croydon

This 236m Skyscraper Could Soon Tower Over Croydon

Glass bottomed pool and all.
London New Year's Eve Fireworks Tickets Go On Sale This Friday

London New Year's Eve Fireworks Tickets Go On Sale This Friday

Big Ben WILL bong (sort of).
Uber Will Stop Operating In London From End Of This Month

Uber Will Stop Operating In London From End Of This Month

Licence won't be renewed.
Parliament Square Is Finally Getting A Female Statue

Parliament Square Is Finally Getting A Female Statue

Long overdue.
Brace Yourselves Commuters: Rail Walkouts Are Planned For Same Day As Tube Strike

Brace Yourselves Commuters: Rail Walkouts Are Planned For Same Day As Tube Strike

October chaos?
Parsons Green Blast Declared By Police As A Terrorist Incident

Parsons Green Blast Declared By Police As A Terrorist Incident

Multiple injuries also confirmed.
Laying The Last Piece Of Crossrail Track

Laying The Last Piece Of Crossrail Track

Down in Whitechapel.
What Would Happen If London Was Nuked By North Korea?

What Would Happen If London Was Nuked By North Korea?

A look at the consequences.
Ever Wanted To Go On A London Duck Tour? You Don't Have Long Left

Ever Wanted To Go On A London Duck Tour? You Don't Have Long Left

'Super sewer' takes over key site.
The Aeronaut Will Reopen Soon Following That New Year's Eve Fire

The Aeronaut Will Reopen Soon Following That New Year's Eve Fire

Fantastic news
Tube Getting Full 4G Phone Coverage Within 2 Years

Tube Getting Full 4G Phone Coverage Within 2 Years

Pledged by Sadiq Khan.
We love this new illustration of London by Quentin Blake

We love this new illustration of London by Quentin Blake

Keep an eye out in your local station
Remember That Kilburn Pub Which Was Wrongly Demolished? They've Started Rebuilding It Brick-By-Brick

Remember That Kilburn Pub Which Was Wrongly Demolished? They've Started Rebuilding It Brick-By-Brick

Justice in action.
How Cute Is This 'Sacred' Monkey, Just Born At London Zoo?

How Cute Is This 'Sacred' Monkey, Just Born At London Zoo?

Readers: let out a collective "Awwwww".
Some London Commuters Pay Four Times More For Train Fares Than Other Europeans

Some London Commuters Pay Four Times More For Train Fares Than Other Europeans

And it looks set to get worse...
The London Eye: Now With Wi-Fi

The London Eye: Now With Wi-Fi

Expect lots more Instagramming from the pods.
Sex Toys, Wigs And Viagra Among Tube Lost Property

Sex Toys, Wigs And Viagra Among Tube Lost Property

What's the weirdest thing you've left on the tube?
Someone's Hiding £500 In A Bin... Will You Be The Lucky Person Who Finds It?

Someone's Hiding £500 In A Bin... Will You Be The Lucky Person Who Finds It?

Tidy PR stunt.
Night Czar Amy Lame Plans Women's Night Safety Charter

Night Czar Amy Lame Plans Women's Night Safety Charter

Aiming to cut down on harassment.
Lumiere Light Festival Is Coming Back To London

Lumiere Light Festival Is Coming Back To London

Fingers crossed it's as fantastic as last time.
F1 Grand Prix To Be Held At Olympic Park?

F1 Grand Prix To Be Held At Olympic Park?

Stratford the new Silverstone?
Dippy's Replacement Is Here: Meet Hope, The Blue Whale

Dippy's Replacement Is Here: Meet Hope, The Blue Whale

Hanging gracefully.
Crossrail Extending To Heathrow Terminal 5

Crossrail Extending To Heathrow Terminal 5

Great news for frequent flyers.
Tour Battersea Power Station With The Architect In Charge Of Its Refurbishment

Tour Battersea Power Station With The Architect In Charge Of Its Refurbishment

An exclusive chance to take an inside look at the development.
How To Help Those Affected By The Grenfell Tower Fire

How To Help Those Affected By The Grenfell Tower Fire

Online crowdfunding is currently the best means to help people.
Fatalities Announced In Notting Hill Tower Block Fire

Fatalities Announced In Notting Hill Tower Block Fire

Grenfell Tower ablaze.
Borough Market Is Reopening Tomorrow

Borough Market Is Reopening Tomorrow

11 days after the terror attack.
Hampstead Residents Are Campaigning For Their Own Borough

Hampstead Residents Are Campaigning For Their Own Borough

With the support of a mildly famous actor.
Vigil For London Bridge Attack Taking Place Tonight

Vigil For London Bridge Attack Taking Place Tonight

A show of solidarity.
Reports Of Serious Incident At London Bridge

Reports Of Serious Incident At London Bridge

Van said to have veered off road and struck pedestrians.
Tower Of London Seeks New Beefeater

Tower Of London Seeks New Beefeater

Like ravens? Read on
Crossrail Trains Miss Intended Launch Date

Crossrail Trains Miss Intended Launch Date

Anxious commuters must wait a little longer
Buy The Best Views In London For £1

Buy The Best Views In London For £1

There's a catch, of course...