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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.

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

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

Star fixing that puncture...
Meet Amy And Helen, Who'll Be Extending The Northern Line

Meet Amy And Helen, Who'll Be Extending The Northern Line

The Northern line is inching further south...
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 Getting Worse At Recycling. How's Your Borough Doing?

London Is Getting Worse At Recycling. How's Your Borough Doing?

And which is the absolute worst?
The Caped Crusader's Batarang Lands In London

The Caped Crusader's Batarang Lands In London

It took 225 man hours to build.
New Skyscraper For Blackfriars Bridge

New Skyscraper For Blackfriars Bridge

Southwark is changing.
Walk Banks Of The Thames That Have Been Closed For Over 80 Years

Walk Banks Of The Thames That Have Been Closed For Over 80 Years

Finally, some results.
Average London Room Rents Have Fallen... Marginally

Average London Room Rents Have Fallen... Marginally

So claims a report.
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

Some motorists still fuming about Bank Junction closures in 2017
London's Skyscrapers: The Next Generation

London's Skyscrapers: The Next Generation

Cluster continues to grow.
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.
Is North Bank Set To Become Another South Bank?

Is North Bank Set To Become Another South Bank?

One South Bank is enough.
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.
Seen This Cute Heathrow Christmas Ad?

Seen This Cute Heathrow Christmas Ad?

We're not crying, we've just been cutting onions.
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.
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Paid placement in our commercial team.
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.
The Winners Of The London Restaurant Festival Awards 2016 Are...

The Winners Of The London Restaurant Festival Awards 2016 Are...

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.
Your Favourite London Bridges Are Going To Look Very Different At Night

Your Favourite London Bridges Are Going To Look Very Different At Night

What's your favourite?
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?

Emma Rice to go in 2018.
Brixton's Electric Avenue has had a facelift

Brixton's Electric Avenue has had a facelift

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

Under the skin of Tower Bridge

Great pics of current works.