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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.

We love this new illustration of London by Quentin Blake

We love this new illustration of London by Quentin Blake

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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.
35 People Left Sex Toys On The Tube Last Year

35 People Left Sex Toys On The Tube Last Year

This raises many questions.
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?
The Natural History Museum has finally unveiled Dippy's replacement

The Natural History Museum has finally unveiled Dippy's replacement

Of course we miss Dippy, but Hope sure has made a splash...
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.
The London Borough Of Hampstead - Coming Soon?

The London Borough Of Hampstead - Coming Soon?

Time to separate from Camden?
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

It helps if you like wearing hats.
Crossrail Trains Launch Has Been Delayed

Crossrail Trains Launch Has Been Delayed

Apparently good progress is still being made.
Buy The Best Views In London For £1

Buy The Best Views In London For £1

Who needs an expensive hotel room?
Take A Direct Train From London To Amsterdam Later This Year

Take A Direct Train From London To Amsterdam Later This Year

Just in time for the Christmas markets
Brand New Crossrail Trains Are Almost Here

Brand New Crossrail Trains Are Almost Here

Whet your appetite for Crossrail proper
Thameslink Commuters To Become Moving Display At Museum Of London?

Thameslink Commuters To Become Moving Display At Museum Of London?

We frankly love this idea
London's About To Get A Giant Can Of Ham

London's About To Get A Giant Can Of Ham

Wonder if you'll need a giant key to get inside.
A Pod On The London Eye Is Being Turned Into A Bedroom (For One Night)

A Pod On The London Eye Is Being Turned Into A Bedroom (For One Night)

Which London landmark would you most like to sleep in?
TfL Has Officially Launched The 'Please Offer Me A Seat' Badge

TfL Has Officially Launched The 'Please Offer Me A Seat' Badge

98% of people who've tried it recommend it.
Shortlisted Designs For London's Holocaust Memorial Revealed

Shortlisted Designs For London's Holocaust Memorial Revealed

Check out Anish Kapoor and Zaha Hadid Architects' design.
Museum of London commissions London's last bell

Museum of London commissions London's last bell

It's rare for a museum to commission a brand new object for its collection...
TV Show Goes Behind The Scenes Of London's King's Cross Station

TV Show Goes Behind The Scenes Of London's King's Cross Station

Calling all transport nerds.
The Shard Developer Irvine Sellar Dies, Aged 82

The Shard Developer Irvine Sellar Dies, Aged 82

Son James will become the head of Sellar Group.
Brace Yourselves: There's Going To Be Another Tube Strike This Month

Brace Yourselves: There's Going To Be Another Tube Strike This Month

Central line affected
Photos Of Tunnel Boring Machines Being Lowered At Battersea

Photos Of Tunnel Boring Machines Being Lowered At Battersea

Amy and Helen have landed.
Sadiq Khan's Social Integration Chief's Plan For Unity

Sadiq Khan's Social Integration Chief's Plan For Unity

This isn't wishy-washy stuff.
Traders In London Fields Arches Fight Back Against 200% Rent Hikes

Traders In London Fields Arches Fight Back Against 200% Rent Hikes

The fight for the area's soul is on
London is rubbish at recycling, but which borough is the least rubbish

London is rubbish at recycling, but which borough is the least rubbish

Have we passed peak recycling?
Lego Batarang Crashes Onto South Bank

Lego Batarang Crashes Onto South Bank

Thrown all the way from Gotham
New Skyscraper For Blackfriars Bridge

New Skyscraper For Blackfriars Bridge

Southwark is changing.
Battersea Power Station Redevelopment Beginning To Open

Battersea Power Station Redevelopment Beginning To Open

Finally, some results.
London Room Rents Are Falling... By 1%

London Room Rents Are Falling... By 1%

It's still hardly all beer and skittles
March On Downing Street Planned To Protest Trump's Muslim Travel Ban

March On Downing Street Planned To Protest Trump's Muslim Travel Ban

Miliband and Lucas to attend.
Two New Tube Strikes To Go Ahead In February With More In The Works For March

Two New Tube Strikes To Go Ahead In February With More In The Works For March

Oh joy.
Traffic Back On Tower Bridge From Today

Traffic Back On Tower Bridge From Today

Over a week early.
London's Skyscrapers: The Next Generation

London's Skyscrapers: The Next Generation

A trio of new peaks.
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.
Victoria Embankment Gardens: Just Another Council Revenue Stream?

Victoria Embankment Gardens: Just Another Council Revenue Stream?

Udderbelly theatre to be located in Victoria Embankment Gardens.