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News

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: 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.
Hours of fun to be had on this sound map of the London Underground

Hours of fun to be had on this sound map of the London Underground

It's the sound of the Underground.
London Fire Brigade Spent £202k Rescuing Animals Last Year

London Fire Brigade Spent £202k Rescuing Animals Last Year

Fire crews should be putting out fires.
Last Attempt To Save The Gladstone Arms This Weekend

Last Attempt To Save The Gladstone Arms This Weekend

Ever sunk a pint here?
London News Roundup: Man's Body Found At Speakers' Corner

London News Roundup: Man's Body Found At Speakers' Corner

Plus the rest of the day's news.
The London Eye Will Turn Gold Tonight At 9pm

The London Eye Will Turn Gold Tonight At 9pm

Riverside attraction celebrates Olympics.
London News Roundup: Passenger Dies At Wandsworth Common Station

London News Roundup: Passenger Dies At Wandsworth Common Station

And the rest of the day's news.
Unique London Pub Under Threat From Developers

Unique London Pub Under Threat From Developers

Not another one.
How To Make Your Spare Room Pay Your Whole Rent

How To Make Your Spare Room Pay Your Whole Rent

Here's all the details you need.
Cheapest And Most Expensive Places To Rent A Room Revealed

Cheapest And Most Expensive Places To Rent A Room Revealed

Report shows an increasing east/west London divide.
London News Roundup: Old Eurostar Platforms To Get £800m Revamp

London News Roundup: Old Eurostar Platforms To Get £800m Revamp

Waterloo refurb.
The New Museum Of London Will Look Like This

The New Museum Of London Will Look Like This

Museum will open in 2022.
London News Roundup: Duck Tour Boat Gets Stuck In Mud

London News Roundup: Duck Tour Boat Gets Stuck In Mud

And the rest of the day's news.
London Just Inherited This Amazing Dick Whittington Collection

London Just Inherited This Amazing Dick Whittington Collection

He was mayor four times, don't you know.
South London Park Reopens This Weekend

South London Park Reopens This Weekend

Redevelopment finally complete.
Everything You Need To Know About Pokemon Go In London

Everything You Need To Know About Pokemon Go In London

And yes, Big Ben is a Pokemon Gym.
The Crystal Palace sphinx statues are having a bit of a makeover

The Crystal Palace sphinx statues are having a bit of a makeover

What do you think of the new colour?
Waterloo Station Invaded by Ghostbusters

Waterloo Station Invaded by Ghostbusters

As PR stunts go, we like this one
Sadiq Halts Work On Garden Bridge

Sadiq Halts Work On Garden Bridge

Project put on hold over extra money fears
Beat The Brexit Blues With Hope

Beat The Brexit Blues With Hope

Channel those strong post-Brexit feelings into something positive.
Homeless Shelter Building Wins Architecture Award

Homeless Shelter Building Wins Architecture Award

Which is your favourite?
Anti-Racism 'Unity' Events Held Outside London Tube Stations

Anti-Racism 'Unity' Events Held Outside London Tube Stations

Londoners gather outside stations to show solidarity against racism.
New Brexit Protest Planned: March For Europe This Saturday

New Brexit Protest Planned: March For Europe This Saturday

Michael Gove not expected to make an appearance.
London News Roundup: Formula E Pays For New Battersea Playground

London News Roundup: Formula E Pays For New Battersea Playground

And Selfridges opens a theatre.
7 New Things London Has Learnt Since Brexit

7 New Things London Has Learnt Since Brexit

Everyone's a columnist in training these days
Sadiq Urges Londoners To Stand Guard Against Post-Brexit Hate Crime

Sadiq Urges Londoners To Stand Guard Against Post-Brexit Hate Crime

Mayor joins police chief to warn of "zero tolerance" approach to xenophobic attacks.
In Pictures And Tweets: Soho Holds Hands For Orlando

In Pictures And Tweets: Soho Holds Hands For Orlando

Mass Old Compton Street vigil.
London News Roundup: Could London Be Getting More Bobby Moore?

London News Roundup: Could London Be Getting More Bobby Moore?

Plus singing holograms, which freak us out a bit.
Travel Chaos Hits Thousands As Blackwall Tunnel Closed

Travel Chaos Hits Thousands As Blackwall Tunnel Closed

It won't reopen today.
Rebel Wilson To Make London West End Debut In Guys And Dolls

Rebel Wilson To Make London West End Debut In Guys And Dolls

Pitch Perfect and Bridesmaids star takes to the boards next month.
Introducing The Commuter Bus With A Spin Class On It

Introducing The Commuter Bus With A Spin Class On It

Revolutionary commute mooted.
Big Green Monkey Floats Down The Thames

Big Green Monkey Floats Down The Thames

London's latest riverine publicity stunt.
Boris ‘Reserves Judgement’ On Zac’s Divisive Election Campaign

Boris ‘Reserves Judgement’ On Zac’s Divisive Election Campaign

Tories say campaign has done damage to community relations.
If You See A Load Of Helicopters Over London This Afternoon... Don't Panic

If You See A Load Of Helicopters Over London This Afternoon... Don't Panic

It's probably just Obama dropping in for a visit.
Have You Given Blood Recently?

Have You Given Blood Recently?

Maybe the new Donor Centre in Tooting is the inspiration you need.
We Replicate Zac's Day Out On A Train

We Replicate Zac's Day Out On A Train

Mayoral hopeful keen to show he's one of us
Coming Soon: More Everyman Cinemas For London

Coming Soon: More Everyman Cinemas For London

Boutique chain plans 25 new sites for here and the south east.
68 London Buildings In Architecture Awards Finals

68 London Buildings In Architecture Awards Finals

New and refurbished buildings are on the list.
London Needs More Blue Plaques For Women

London Needs More Blue Plaques For Women

Only 13% are dedicated to females.
What Do The Latest Arts Council Awards Mean For Your Local Arts Centre?

What Do The Latest Arts Council Awards Mean For Your Local Arts Centre?

Cash for the Almeida, Blackheath Halls and Theatre Peckham.
Brompton Cemetery Is Getting A Visitor Centre

Brompton Cemetery Is Getting A Visitor Centre

39-acre site awarded £4.5million funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
London Zoo Animals Stand Up To Be Counted

London Zoo Animals Stand Up To Be Counted

Annual animal count takes place this week.
Is It Time For London To Try Basic Income?

Is It Time For London To Try Basic Income?

Free money for everyone in the city.
Petition Launched To Save Former Home Of Luke Howard 'Namer Of Clouds'

Petition Launched To Save Former Home Of Luke Howard 'Namer Of Clouds'

Only building in Tottenham to bear an English Heritage blue plaque is in a severe state of disrepair.
Hairdressers Which Caters For All Genders And Sexes Launches Crowd Funding Campaign

Hairdressers Which Caters For All Genders And Sexes Launches Crowd Funding Campaign

Open Barbers needs £25,000 to open a permanent space in Hackney.
What’s It Like In The Middle Of The Million Mask March?

What’s It Like In The Middle Of The Million Mask March?

We spend the evening with Anonymous protesters.
Ban On Rush Hour Lorries: London Assembly Agrees Motion

Ban On Rush Hour Lorries: London Assembly Agrees Motion

Cross-party support for action on fatalities.
Regent's Canal Fish To Be Shocked With Electric... In Order To Save Them

Regent's Canal Fish To Be Shocked With Electric... In Order To Save Them

Hundreds of fish and eels to be relocated.
London News Roundup

London News Roundup

Includes golden toilets and floating art in St Katherine Docks.