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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.

Tunnelling is now complete on the Northern line extension. Here's how it looks

Tunnelling is now complete on the Northern line extension. Here's how it looks

Watch the break-through at Kennington
New Bond Street Overtakes Champs Élysées To Become Europe's Most Expensive Shopping Street

New Bond Street Overtakes Champs Élysées To Become Europe's Most Expensive Shopping Street

Upper 5th Avenue in NYC is still pricier.
Doss the Bank of England change your old £5 notes? We went to find out

Doss the Bank of England change your old £5 notes? We went to find out

All is not lost.
Behind the scenes at Victoria station's brand new ticket hall

Behind the scenes at Victoria station's brand new ticket hall

Do you use Victoria's tube station? You'll want to see this
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'.
An Ancient London Street Returns

An Ancient London Street Returns

A road that disappeared 60 years ago is back. And it's full of restaurants
Winning Design For London's Holocaust Memorial Revealed

Winning Design For London's Holocaust Memorial Revealed

Situated by the Houses of Parliament.
London Could Be Getting Two New Overground Stations

London Could Be Getting Two New Overground Stations

Would you use them?
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

Time to get that bike?
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?
HS2 closes park, sparks yarnbombing

HS2 closes park, sparks yarnbombing

Been round the back of Euston recently?
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?
A new tunnel boring machine... but what's it called?

A new tunnel boring machine... but what's it called?

Under the Thames from Chelsea to Battersea.
This 236m Skyscraper Could Soon Tower Over Croydon

This 236m Skyscraper Could Soon Tower Over Croydon

It still doesn't beat The Shard though.
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).
TfL Refuses To Renew Uber Licence

TfL Refuses To Renew Uber Licence

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.
See the final bit of Crossrail track being laid into place

See the final bit of Crossrail track being laid into place

We can't wait.
What Would Happen If North Korea Nuked London?

What Would Happen If North Korea Nuked London?

Hypothetically, of course
Duck Tours Are Closing Down

Duck Tours Are Closing Down

Company is losing access to slipway.
Acton Pub That Burned Down Is Reopening This Autumn

Acton Pub That Burned Down Is Reopening This Autumn

The show must go on.
Tube Getting Full 4G Phone Coverage Within 2 Years

Tube Getting Full 4G Phone Coverage Within 2 Years

Pledged by Sadiq Khan.
Look out for this Quentin Blake poster in your local tube station

Look out for this Quentin Blake poster in your local tube station

Part of the London is Open campaign.
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's Now Got Wi-Fi

The London Eye's Now Got Wi-Fi

Expect an uptick in Instagramming.
Sex toys, viagra and wigs are among the items left on public transport

Sex toys, viagra and wigs are among the items left on public transport

... 15 people later claimed them.
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 To Cut Down Harassment Of Women

Night Czar Amy Lame Plans To Cut Down Harassment Of Women

Pubs, clubs and businesses encouraged to sign up.
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?
Introducing Hope, The Natural History Museum's New Centrepiece

Introducing Hope, The Natural History Museum's New Centrepiece

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.
North Londononers Fighting For Autonomy From Their Council

North Londononers Fighting For Autonomy From Their Council

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

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