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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.

Brand New Crossrail Trains Are Almost Here

Brand New Crossrail Trains Are Almost Here

Whet your appetite for Crossrail proper
Thameslink Trains To Run Through The Middle Of Museum Of London?

Thameslink Trains To Run Through The Middle Of Museum Of London?

We frankly love this idea
'Can Of Ham' Tower Finally Arises

'Can Of Ham' Tower Finally Arises

Spamming the skyline.
The London Eye Is Becoming A Hotel...For One Night Only. To Some Very Lucky People

The London Eye Is Becoming A Hotel...For One Night Only. To Some Very Lucky People

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.
One Of These 10 Designs Will Become The UK's Holocaust Memorial

One Of These 10 Designs Will Become The UK's Holocaust Memorial

Check out Anish Kapoor and Zaha Hadid Architects' design.
You'll Be Able To Experience Whitechapel Bell Foundry At The Museum Of London

You'll Be Able To Experience Whitechapel Bell Foundry At The Museum Of London

Every cloud.
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

Transport television.
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

The Waterloo & City line could also be disrupted
Meet Amy And Helen, Who'll Be Extending The Northern Line

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

In the shadow of the iconic power station.
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.
National Rail Targets London Fields Arches With Massive Rents

National Rail Targets London Fields Arches With Massive Rents

A sign of the times?
London Is Getting Worse At Recycling. How's Your Borough Doing?

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

Who's letting the side down?
Lego Batarang Crashes Onto South Bank

Lego Batarang Crashes Onto South Bank

It took 225 man hours to build.
Huge New 'Jenga Tower' For Blackfriars Bridge Area

Huge New 'Jenga Tower' For Blackfriars Bridge Area

More posh flats in the sky.
Battersea Power Station Redevelopment Beginning To Open

Battersea Power Station Redevelopment Beginning To Open

We have liftoff (on the ground).
London Room Rents Are Falling... By 1%

London Room Rents Are Falling... By 1%

Hardly wetting ourselves with excitement.
Demo Against Anti Muslim Ban Marches On Downing Street Tonight

Demo Against Anti Muslim Ban Marches On Downing Street Tonight

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
3 New Towers Growing On The City Skyline

3 New Towers Growing On The City Skyline

A bluffer's guide to the city's new skyscrapers
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?

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.
Heathrow Airport's Christmas Ad Features Teddies And Chas & Dave

Heathrow Airport's Christmas Ad Features Teddies And Chas & Dave

THAT'S where John Lewis have been going wrong - not enough Chas and Dave
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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If you love London, come and work with us!
We're Looking For An Intern

We're Looking For An Intern

Three-month paid placement.
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.